Membership FAQ: WCS Zoos and Aquarium

Members of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) are entitled to free admission to our five wildlife parks for one year.

How can I become a Member of the Wildlife Conservation Society?

What benefits are included with my WCS Membership?

If I purchase a Membership that includes more than one adult, do I have to name the other adult(s)?

Can Memberships be shared?

Does WCS give senior discounts?

What are the rules for visiting a WCS Wildlife Park?

I forgot to bring my Membership card; can I still visit the Zoo for free?

Can my children use my Membership card without me?

Can my child caregiver bring my children to the parks?

What are the rules for parking at the Bronx Zoo and NY Aquarium?

Can I get a refund for parking?

What are the rides & attractions at the parks?

When will I receive my Membership card?

How can I replace a lost/stolen Membership card?

If I decide to join during my visit can I apply the cost of my general admission tickets towards a Membership?

Why must I show an ID at the gate?

How can I learn about WCS events and news?

I've already renewed my WCS Membership, but I continue to receive renewal notices. Should I be concerned?

How can I redeem a Member T-shirt coupon?

Can Members purchase additional Member wildlife T-shirts?

How do I change my address?

What is the return check policy?

Does WCS exchange mailing lists with other organizations?

Does WCS have a reciprocal Membership agreement with any other zoos or aquariums?