Twice every summer Cleveland Metroparks Zoo shows its appreciation for seniors with a day of free admission and special activities. The first Senior Safari of 2012 kicks off Friday, June 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and gives those ages 55 and older the chance to check out the Zoo and The RainForest for FREE.
All guests in attendance can visit the exhibitor pavilion featuring senior health, wellness and lifestyle information from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., try out a free fitness demonstration and see a performance by the RSVP Players drama group. There also will be chances to Meet the Keepers and opportunities to meet one of the Zoo's animal residents during Get Close encounters.
And no trip to the Zoo would be complete without taking in Professor Wylde's Live Animal Show, the new animal presentation in the Ballarat Theatre or a range crossing at African Elephant Crossing.
Northeast Ohio's most-visited year-round attraction, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with hours extended to 7 p.m. on weekends and holidays from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Admission is $12.25 per person, $8.25 for kids ages 2 to 11 and free for children younger than 2 and Zoo members. Parking is free. Located at 3900 Wildlife Way, the Zoo is easily accessible from Interstates 71, 90 and 480.
To learn more, visit clemetzoo.com or call (216) 661-6500.