Akron - The Akron Zoo’s annual Senior Safari will be held on September 6, 2013 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Adults 62 and older will be admitted to the zoo for a discounted price of $3 per person, which is over 65% off the regular senior admission. Seniors’ caregivers will also be admitted at a discounted price of $5 per person. Senior citizens can enjoy the entire zoo as well as informational booths highlighting senior services, live entertainment and activities.
Seniors can enjoy live entertainment from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. from the band Keyed-Up Quartet and bingo will take place in the zoo’s picnic area. Over 30 vendors will be on-hand to offer information regarding services for active seniors.
Senior Safari is sponsored by SummaCare and Summa Health System. The Akron Zoo is ADA accessible and provides wheelchairs free of charge and a limited number of electric scooters for $25 per day. All rentals are on a first come, first serve basis.
The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Zoo hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and admission is $10 for adults, $8.50 for senior citizens, $7 for children (ages 2-14). Children under two are free and parking is $2.00. For more information visit www.akronzoo.org or call (330) 375-2550.