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Senior Day

Senior Day

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At the Zoo - September 20, 2019 / 10:00 am

On Friday, September 20th, join us for Senior Day at the Zoo! Enjoy free admission and tram rides, live music and more as you enjoy the newly expanded Seneca Park Zoo.

Individuals age 60+, their spouse of any age and adult disabled children that reside with the older adult are invited to attend the Zoo free of charge between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Pre-ordered box lunches will be provided for eligible attendees for a suggested contribution of $5.00/lunch. Lunches must be ordered in advance by completing the following form: Senior Day at the Zoo Event Registration, Assumption of Risk and Release. Completed forms can be given to your senior center coordinator, faxed to 585.753.6281, emailed to [email protected], or mailed to the Monroe County Office for the Aging.

Attendees have until Friday, September 6th to reserve their lunch. Lunch will consist of a ham, turkey, or veggie wrap, fruit and dessert. When ordering lunch, please indicate if you would like ham, turkey, or veggie. In addition, please indicate if you would like milk. Water will be provided.

Additional Amenities:

  • The Tram will run throughout the day. It transports guests from the front of the Zoo to the end of the Zoo, but does not go through or make stops in the Zoo.
  • Some wheelchairs are available at the ZooShop to be borrowed free of charge. They are available on a first come-first serve basis. You are encouraged to bring your own wheelchair.
  • Giraffe feedings available at 11:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. Limited availability.

Scheduled Animal Experiences:

  • 10:15 a.m. – River otter experience
  • 11 a.m. – Red panda feeding
  • 11:45 a.m. – Sea lion experience
  • 12:45 p.m. – Elephant experience
  • 1:30 p.m. – Rhino experience

If additional accommodations are required, or you have any additional questions, please contact the Office for the Aging by calling 585.753.6280 or emailing: [email protected]. Accommodations must be requested by Friday, September 13, 2019.

Please note: Seneca Park Zoo is a smoke free facility. Smoking and vaping are not permitted on park grounds.


September 20, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY 14621 United States
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