Autism Awareness Day - Saturday, April 29th

Join us on Saturday, April 29th for Autism Awareness Day. 

There will be free carousel and train rides, live animal demonstrations, and an opportunity to meet with local service organizations to learn more about autism and programs available throughout the community.  

Admission is FREE.
World Tapir Day, Sunday, April 30th

Sunday, April 30th is World Tapir Day.

Join us for chats, crafts, and stories about South America's largest mammal.  Zoo keepers and docents will be available to help us learn about these amazing endangered animals.
Sheep Shearing - Saturday, May 6th

Saturday, May 6th is the annual sheep shearing at the Zoo.

There will be sheep shearing demonstrations every 45 minutes along with crafts, story time, and spinning demonstrations.  

Come join us for a fun-filled day at the Zoo.
The Friends of the Bergen County Zoo is 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 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.