Detroit Zoo Offers Free Admission Day for Seniors


Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a day at the Detroit Zoo on Senior Day on Sept. 9.

Seniors 62 and older and a caregiver will receive free admission, parking, and rides on the Tauber Family Railroad. Senior Day will also feature live music, tram tours, bingo, a senior resource area, and zookeeper talks highlighting some of the zoo’s senior animal residents.In addition, Blue Care Network of Michigan and the SilverSneakers Fitness program are pairing up to offer a free group exercise class, exercise demos, and functional fitness assessments.

The fall Senior Day is one of two free days for tri-county seniors held annually at the Detroit Zoo in appreciation for voter approval in 2008 of a ballot proposal to fund the Zoo.

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