The Friends of the Bergen County Zoo is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial support to the Bergen County Zoological Park. 

The Friends offer Zoo Memberships that provide special benefits for its members, including free admission to the zoo and discounted or free admission to reciprocal zoos across the country. Additionally, Zoo Membership entitles members to special member only events and the ability to purchase tickets in advance of the general public to highly anticipated events such as ZooBoo

Not a Member?  Join today!

Summer Hours at the Zoo
Thursday Evenings - July and August

Come out on Thursday evenings for a fun evening at the Zoo!

The Zoo will have extended summer hours until 7:00 pm on Thursday evenings during the months of July and August.  The train and carousel will also have extended hours with last tickets being sold at 6:30 and last rides at 6:45.

Summer Science 101
Thursday Evenings July 7th - August 25th




Come on out and join us for the popular summer series Science 101.  

Each week we will discuss a new topic about the Earth and the amazing plants and animals that inhabit it.  

Programs will take place on Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm in the Education Center Theater.  Please note that it is not a drop off program and children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

The programs are FREE with paid admission.
The Friends of the Bergen County Zoo is Now on CommunityPass

You asked for a better way to register for membership and events...We Listened!

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with CommunityPass to launch a new membership system.  

CommunityPass will allow you to safely and securely register you and your family for memberships and special member events.  Among the many great new features is the ability to make transactions by credit card.  

All new memberships and renewals will be processed through CommunityPass. If you are already on CommunityPass, you can simply add Friends of the Bergen County Zoo to your account.  If you do not have a CommunityPass account, you can create one by going to CommunityPass and following the easy instructions on the site.  

Even if your membership has not expired, we ask that you create an account with the Friends at your earliest convenience so that you can begin enjoying the benefits of the new system.

If you have any questions, pelase feel free to contact us at friends@friendsofbergencountyzoo.org and we will be happy to assist you.









Check out the Bergen County Zoo Home Page for additional information about events and programs going on at the Zoo.