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Seneca Park Zoo Summer Experiences Are Back

After a two-year hiatus, onsite summer programming returns to the Zoo, daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day

May 26, 2022, Rochester, N.Y. –
Polarbear in the water at Seneca Park ZooSeneca Park Zoo Summer Experience programming returns for the first time in two years. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, guests can enjoy unique animal experiences including Keeper Chats, sea lion training, conservation talks, polar bear and red panda enrichment, giraffe feedings and more. With a different schedule each day, there is always something new to experience.

The Zoo will partner with Five Star Bank, sponsor of both 2022 Summer Experiences and Conservation Awareness Days.

“Five Star Bank is proud to sponsor conservation days and summer programming activities at Seneca Park Zoo in 2022,” said Five Star President and CEO Martin K. Birmingham. “These initiatives are focused on increasing awareness about conservation issues around the world and here at home. The Zoo is committed to conservation leadership and education and our partnership will support its mission to inspire our community to connect with, care for, and conserve wildlife and wild places.”

Sealion training at Seneca Park ZooPamela Reed Sanchez, President and CEO of the Seneca Park Zoo Society says, "Five Star Bank's investment is essential in providing our guests with experiences that inspire them to connect with and care for the natural world. We are grateful for their sponsorship and partnership in achieving the mission of Seneca Park Zoo."

For more information, and a full schedule of events, visit:

Internationally, and in our own backyard, Seneca Park Zoo plays a key role in species survival. Chartered as an educational institution in 1957 by New York State, the Seneca Park Zoo Society plays an integral role in supporting Monroe County, the owners and operators of the Zoo. Together, we are working to bring animals back from the brink of extinction.