Become a Member and Join the Friends
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 (intended for 2 adults & up to 4 children in the household)
      • All the benefits of an Individual Member for 2 adults and up to 4 children under 18 years of age

  • $65   Sustaining Member (intended for 2 adults & up to 4 children in the household)
      • All the benefits of a Family Membership 
      • 5 free annual guest passes (must be accompanied by a zoo member)
      • Personalized certificate

  • $125 Contributing Member (intended for 2 adults & up to 4 children in the household)
      • All the benefits of a Family Membership 
      • 10 free annual guest passes (must be accompanied by a zoo member)
      • Special Zoo Gift

Ways to Become a Member

Online
1.). Our memberships are currently maintained using Communitypass.net. Simply click the link below to create a free account. 

CommunityPass will allow you to safely and securely register you and your family for memberships and special member events online. Your privacy is important to us, nothing will be shared.

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, NJ" to your account.  If you do not have a CommunityPass account, you can create one by going on CommunityPass and following the easy instructions on the site.

Yes I want to become a member!!
Click the link and search for "Friends of the Bergen County Zoo, NJ" 
Then create a free account (make sure to add everyone you want on the membership)
And register for the Membership that suits you best!
https://register.communitypass.net/reg/index.cfm


Mail
2.)  Click here to print out a pdf of our membership form and mail it to us!
Please No Cash through the mail!

In person
3.) Or sometimes the classic way is best and drop it off next time you visit!
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. 

Visit the AZA website (aza.org) for the most current listing of participating zoos and aquariums. Or Click here

Participation is subject to change. Please contact the Zoo or Aquarium you plan to visit BEFORE your visit.
***Turtleback Zoo does not reciprocate our membership***