Annual Memberships and Season Passes at Rochester-Area Attractions
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EXPERIENCES create memories much more than stuff does. As you're considering gifts for family and friends, consider giving the gift of a family membership to one of our local attractions. Here are local organizations that offer memberships.
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Other ideas for gifts you can EXPERIENCE:
All of the upcoming theater productions make great gifts. Click here for a list of upcoming performances.
Think about adopting a family in need this holiday season. Here is a list of places that typically accept donations during the holidays.
RMSCRMSC Museum & Science Center / RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium / RMSC Cumming Nature Center
Your RMSC membership offers a fun-filled year of exploration of our world and beyond. Connect with your own curiosity and enjoy the amazed expressions of your friends and family. Tinker with hands-on exhibits Museum & Science Center, view awe-inspiring space and laser shows at the Strasenburgh Planetarium, and explore our 900 acre preserve at the Cumming Nature Center.
Admission to the Museum & Science Center and Cumming Nature Center is free to members and tickets are discounted at the Strasenburgh Planetarium. Family Memberships are $120/year for up to two (2) named adults and all children under 18 living in the household. A membership can pay for itself in two Museum visits or less!
Seneca Park Zoo
By joining Seneca Park Zoo you can help save wildlife and wild places. Membership is also a terrific value – it pays for itself in as little as two visits. There are many levels of membership. Here are the benefits of Family membership: Free admission for two named adults all year; Free admission for member’s children, age 18-and-younger, when accompanied by a named member; Members-only early entry at 9:30 a.m.; 50% off admission at over 150 zoos and aquariums; 10% discount at ZooShop and Savanna Outpost; Discounts on tickets for select events like Family Sleepovers at the Zoo; Discounts on camps, classes, and birthday parties where your child can enjoy crafts, interactive games, and up-close animal encounters; ZooNooz member magazine mailed to your home. As of Feb 2022, the annual cost of a family membership is just $104.
YMCA of Greater Rochester
Think the YMCA is just a gym? Think again! The YMCA of Greater Rochester is a place for all, with a variety of membership options to meet individual and family needs. Your membership grants you access to free group fitness classes and child watch as you exercise, discounts on programs for kids, access to outdoor pools in the summer and so much more! With eight family branches throughout the greater Rochester area, there is something to be found for everyone at our YMCAs – sports, swim lessons, camp, health and wellness, and belonging. Members can save 20% with our referral program!