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The Pride

Zoo New England’s Young Professionals Group


The Pride
is Zoo New England’s (ZNE) young leaders group dedicated to promoting the Zoos’ mission to inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations by creating fun and engaging experiences that integrate wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education.

The mission of The Pride:

To bring creativity, energy, and inspiration to the Zoos and its awareness efforts throughout the Greater Boston area.

The purpose of The Pride:

  • Engage the area’s young leaders who are dedicated to supporting ZNE’s initiatives including educational programs, youth activities, and conservation programs.  
  • Promote and expand the Zoos’ reach in the surrounding communities.
  • To collaborate with other industry leaders for the betterment of the community.
  • Network with like-minded people at fun events throughout the year.

For more information, please contact Emily Irving at 617-989-2012 or email eirving@zoonewengland.com.

Membership Levels

All levels include the additional benefits listed below

Cub
Includes an Individual Level Zoo Membership.
Free admission to Franklin Park Zoo & Stone Zoo for one named adult cardholder.
$150 Purchase
Lioness
Includes a Dual Level Zoo Membership.
Free admission for two named cardholders OR one cardholder plus an accompanying guest.
$200 Purchase
King
Includes a Family Level Zoo Membership.
Free admission for two named cardholders, plus up to four children under 18.
$250 Purchase
Already a Zoo Member?
Join The Pride today!
$100 Purchase

Membership payments are fully tax deductible, unless purchased through a third party. Please contact the Development Department for specific tax information.

Legal Notice: All memberships are revocable licenses. Zoo New England reserves the right to refuse or revoke membership and/or deny admission without refund for noncompliance with applicable rules and terms or for inappropriate conduct.

Membership Benefits

  • Complimentary access to exclusive member events. Non-member tickets will also be available for purchase.
  • Discounted tickets to special events at both Zoos including A Wild Affair, Brew at the Zoo, Uncorked, and the annual fundraising gala, Zootopia.
  • A behind the scenes tour at Franklin Park Zoo or Stone Zoo for up to four people.
  • One annual meeting per year.
  • One annual officer meeting per year.
  • Networking opportunities with other young professionals, community leaders and members of ZNE’s Board of Directors and Advisory Council.

For more information, please contact Emily Irving at 617-989-2012 or email eirving@zoonewengland.com.