Family Fun at the Zoo in Forest Park!

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – From adorable animals, zoo camps and birthday parties to painting parties for adults, the Zoo in Forest Park has something for everyone in your family this summer!

Zoo Keeper Kim Madrak and Director John Lewis from the Zoo in Forest Park, shared more about their upcoming events at the zoo!

The Zoo in Forest Park
302 Sumner Avenue

Open Daily (Weather Permitting)
Weekdays 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Weekends 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Groups and tours available by appointment.

For more information call (413) 733 – 2251 or visit

Baby Day
Saturday, May 10th
11AM – 1PM
Meet some of the Zoo’s new spring babies!
Like our Ring-tail Lemur baby, Patagonian Cavy babies and baby chicks.

Paint Craze
Benefits the Zoo in Forest Park
Friday, June 27th
6:00PM – 8:00PM
$40 per preson

Enjoy a night out with friends!
Drinks, painting & a whole lot of fun!

CIT “Counselors in Training” Program
For teens ages 14 – 17 to volunteer at the Zoo!
Gain an inside look of what a typical zoo keeper’s day is like!

Program begins the last week of June and runs through the last week of August.

Application deadline is May 31st
For more information and for applications visit

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