Central Park Zoo Family Programs


Access Programs



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Access Morning: Penguin Party

The Central Park Zoo invites families of individuals with sensory processing needs to join us for this sensory-friendly morning at the Zoo! Explore our exhibits before the zoo opens to watch some animals have their breakfast and participate in animal-themed activities. Ticket prices are per person. All ages.

Price: $16 members
$20 regular
Dates: Saturday, 1/29
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

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Outdoor Adventure


Take a walk on the wild side! Families discover amazing animal adaptations and survival strategies through fun activities at exhibits throughout the zoo.

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Mother's Day Celebration

Celebrate moms with a WILD Zoo visit! During this special family themed excursion, we'll visit with some Zoo favorites and deliver some special treats to special ladies at the Zoo. All ages.

Price: $20 members
$25 regular
Dates: Sunday, 5/8
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

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Endangered Species Day

Go on a Zoo adventure with your family. Use clues to solve conservation mysteries within the zoo and around the globe! Our Educator will lead families as they explore the unique features of some endangered species and what New Yorkers can do to help! All ages.

Price: $20 members
$25 regular
Dates: Sunday, 5/22
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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