Membership Levels

Senior

$ 59
  • Membership benefits for one senior (65+) named on the card, and one guest per visit.

Individual

$ 89
  • Membership benefits for one adult (named on the card) and one guest per visit.

zoo for two

$ 99
  • Membership benefits for two adults (named on the card) and one guest per visit.

Grandparent

$ 135
  • Membership benefits for two named grandparents (in the same household) and up to six grandchildren under the age of 18 per visit. The number of children admitted with each visit is not to exceed the number indicated on the membership.

Family

$ 135
  • Membership benefits for two named adults and up to six children under the age of 18 in the same household. The number of children admitted with each visit is not to exceed the number indicated on the card.

Family Plus

$ 165
  • Membership benefits for two named adults and up to six children under the age of 18 in the same household, plus two guests per visit. A guest is considered an adult or senior not named on the card or any children that exceed the number indicated on the card.

Family & Friend

$ 185
  • Membership benefits for two named adults and up to six children in the same household, plus a third named adult, and up to two guests per visit. Perfect for families with caregivers! A guest is considered an adult or senior not named on the card or any children that exceed the number indicated on the card.

Organization

$ 250
  • Limited to non-profit organizations wishing to share a zoo membership among its members. Features admission for two adults and up to six children, plus 10% savings in the Nature Shop and Petrucci's Ice Cream. Perfect for libraries, schools and more. By application only. Not eligible for membership sales.

Benefits of Being a Member

  • Free zoo admission
  • Free or discounted admission to zoo special events
  • Admission to exclusive member-only events
  • Free or discounted admission to participating zoos across the country
  • Discounted admission to any Treetop Adventures course
  • $1.00 off giraffe, bison, and Birds of Paradise feedings
  • 10% discount on train and carousel rides
  • $2.00 discount on single-use admission tickets to the zoo
  • 10% discount on merchandise purchases​
  • 10% discount on food purchases
  • Monthly members-only specials and sales
  • Discounted pricing for zoo camps, ZooSnooze, and other events
  • Subscription to Zmail newsletters (emails are sent on average twice a month; you can opt out at any time)
  • Discounted pricing on party packages and facility rentals
  • Special discounts at local businesses through the Wild Rewards program

Glossary of Terms

Adult – For membership purposes, an adult is anyone age 18 or older. 

Child – For membership purposes, a child is anyone between ages 3 and 17 living in the same household as the member adult. Children are not permitted without a member adult.

Child Guest – Some memberships allow guests to accompany members. A child guest is considered anyone between ages 3 and 17 not living in the same household as a member adult.

Senior – For membership purposes, a senior is anyone age 65 or older. Guests may be asked to show photo I.D. for age verification. 

The fine print

MEMBERSHIPS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
 
The zoo does not mail membership cards. MEMBERSHIP Cards ARE distributed AT the ZOO ADMISSIONS COUNTER. Guests must present a proof of purchase to receive their card.  
  
memberships purchased online begin at their time of purchase and expire in one year.
 
FOR more information, visit the Membership FAQ, or contact the Membership Coordinator at 800.652.4143 x 240 or memberships@elmwoodparkzoo.org