Adult Programs

Join us for these unique after-hours programs for adults age 18 and older to learn about the zoo and the animals in our care. Each program includes light refreshments, fascinating animal information, and an exclusive chance to interact with our animal care staff and observe our animals in a special way.

Pre-registration is required. These opportunities will fill up fast!

Evenings with an Educator: Animal Training and Enrichment

For Adults Only; Ages 18 and up! Join us as we explore the creative ways our animal staff works to ensure the species in our care remain healthy in mind and body in this interactive lecture-style program. Animal enrichment is a regular part of the lives of animals here at the zoo. Each species can ... Read moreEvenings with an Educator: Animal Training and Enrichment

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$55 – $65

Evenings with an Educator: Cnidarians, Mollusks, and Echinoderms, Oh My!

Ages 18 and up! From coral to moon jellyfish, the zoo’s aquariums are home to a diverse collection of marine invertebrates. Join us as we “dive deeper” into learning about these fascinating underwater creatures. We also will discuss what you can do to help keep our oceans healthy for all marine life. $30 members, $40 ... Read moreEvenings with an Educator: Cnidarians, Mollusks, and Echinoderms, Oh My!

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$30 – $40

Evenings with an Educator: Rosamond Gifford Zoo – Our Story

Ages 18 and up! Join us for a special trek down memory lane! Learn the hows and whys of the Burnet Park Zoo’s transformation over the last 105 years. Hear from Janet “J” Gramza what it was like to be a young reporter covering the opening of the “New Zoo” in 1987 -- and then ... Read moreEvenings with an Educator: Rosamond Gifford Zoo – Our Story

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$30 – $40

Note: Photography and videography are prohibited in non-public areas of the zoo.

Cancellation Policy:

If you are enrolled and you must cancel for any reason, your registration fee is nonrefundable unless a patron on the waiting list can fill the space. In the event the cancelled slot is filled, a 25% processing fee will be deducted from your refund. If there is no waiting list for the program you are cancelling, no refund will be issued.

Wait List:

We often add programs based on the length of the wait list. If the program you are interested in is full, please call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email kcoons@rosamondgiffordzoo.org with the program name and the number of tickets you require. If a space becomes avaliable or we open another program, we will contact you.

Location

One Conservation Place, 
Syracuse, NY 13204

Our Hours

10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Sunday

Contact Us

(315) 435-8511
events@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

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