Join the Friends
Membership has its Benefits! 

Members of the Friends of the Bergen County Zoo receive special members only benefits as well as a full year of FREE admission to the zoo. Members also enjoy reduced or free admission to over 130 zoos and aquariums nationwide.  

The Friends of the Zoo is now on CommunityPass

CommunityPass will allow you to safely and securely register you and your family for memberships and special member events online.  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.  

Membership Categories & Benefits

The Friends offer a variety of membership choices, each tailored to meet your family size and visitation habits.

  • $30   Individual Membership
      • Unlimited free admission to the Bergen County Zoo (no waiting on lines)
      • Unlimited free or discounted admission to over 130 zoos & aquariums nationwide
      • 10% discount on all gift shop purchases
      • Invitations to members-only programming
      • Preferred ticket purchasing for special events like ZooBoo
      • Discount admission for special seasonal exhibits
      • Invitation to annual Members Only Evening at the Zoo

  • $40   Dual Membership
      • All the benefits of an Individual Member for two people living at the same address

  • $50   Family Membership
      • All the benefits of an Individual Member for parents or grandparents and their children or grandchildren under 18 years of age

  • $65   Sustaining Member
      • All the benefits of a Family Membership 
      • 5 free annual guest passes (must be accompanied by a zoo member)
      • Personalized certificate
      • Zoo Pin

  • $125 Contributing Member 
      • All the benefits of a Family Membership 
      • 10 free annual guest passes (must be accompanied by a zoo member)
      • Special Zoo Gift
      • Zoo Pin