Zoo will begin re-opening phases on Friday, July 3

Closed to the public since the beginning of health restrictions brought on by the pandemic, the Salisbury Zoo will finally commence with a schedule for re-opening.

The zoo in City Park will open to members only on next Friday through Sunday, July 5, from 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

“We wanted to do something special for our members and this is a way to thank them for their continued support.” said Zoo Director, Leonora Dillon.

The zoo will re-open to visitors the following weekend, Friday, July 10 through Sunday, July 12, during the same hours.

During the initial phase of re-opening, the zoo will remain open only on weekends with limited hours, and an attendance cap in place.

“Moving forward, we anticipate being able to expand our days,” Dillon said, “but this will depend on our ability to maintain safety protocols for our animals and the staff working with them.”

Those who p[lan to visit are advised to check the Zoo website and social media platforms to read about the changes that have been made that will affect your trip.

As updates occur, zoo officials will keep the community informed.

Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Salisbury Zoo or who needs to renew a membership can purchase a membership online at salisburyzoo.org  prior to the Zoo Members weekend.

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