Wednesdays from September 1 – October 27
On weekdays in September & October, seniors 60 and better enjoy…
• Free admission on Wednesdays in September and October!
• Free parking in the Anthony Wayne Trail parking lot
• Free small coffee & mini-muffin at Northern Ice concession stand (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
• 15% discount on merchandise in our gift shops
• 10% discount on Memberships
• $1 off either individual or family baskets at our Giraffe feed deck
Closed on Tuesdays for deep cleaning
Wednesday Animal Demo schedule (beginning September 8):
10:15 a.m. – Polar bear enrichment, Arctic Encounter
11:30 a.m.- Seal training demo, Arctic Encounter
1:30 p.m.- Meerkat enrichment, Tembo Trail
2 p.m. – Gorilla enrichment, Great Apes
2:30 – p.m. Elephant enrichment, Tembo Trail
In addition, enjoy animal meet & greets taking place 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the ProMedica Museum of Natural History.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Zoo’s WPA Reptile House. Learn about the history of the building while getting a close-up view of the Zoo’s reptile collection, including Baru, the largest Saltwater crocodile in North America. Meet in the Reptile House at 11 a.m.
Explore the mysteries beneath the water in the renovated WPA-era Aquarium during a keeper talk and Q & A with the Aquarium staff. Two options available: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Meet in the Aquarium.
Another chance to win great “ZOO-venirs” as we present BINGO with a Zoo twist! Games in the Malawi Event Center, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Limited capacity, first come, first serve.
Wheelchairs & motorized scooters available to rent.
Note: Caregivers who are directly responsible for assisting seniors during Senior Discovery Days are eligible for free Zoo admission. For groups of 10 or more, please pre-register with the Zoo’s Visitor’s Services Department by calling 419-389-6561 prior to your visit. This applies only to professional caregivers; regular admission rates will apply for volunteers and relatives of visiting seniors.