Senior Discounts & Programs

Beaver Lake Nature Center

  • Join the Friends of Beaver Lake Nature Center for $35 per senior couple or $25 for an individual. Click here for more information.
  • NOW (Nature On Wheels) Mobile - An electric tram that helps connect seniors with mobility limitations to the fascinating natural areas of Beaver Lake. Click here for more information.

Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery

  • Time Out to Fish Program
    June - July, Tuesdays, 10am - 12noon and Thursdays, 1-3pm are reserved for individual senior use. Hatchery staff will provide initial instruction with bait and all equipment supplied. Reservations required. Click here for more information.
  • Grandparent’s/Grandchildren’s Week
    Late July - Early August. This annual event offers great opportunity for grandparents to enjoy quality time with their grandchildren. Reservations required. Click here for more information.

Hopkins Road Softball Park

  • Senior Softball League plays Mid-May-August.
    For more information, call 807-9546

Jamesville Beach Park

  • $2 per vehicle beach admission Monday-Thursday (except holidays.)
  • $21 Senior Beach Season Pass (valid at both Jamesville Beach & Oneida Shores)
    Click here to download Season Pass application
  • Discounts on Beach Boat Rentals

NBT Bank Stadium

  • Discount on 300 Level/General Admission tickets.
    For more information, call the Syracuse Chiefs at 474-7833 or visit www.syracusechiefs.com.

Oneida Shores Park

  • $2 per vehicle beach admission Monday-Thursday (except holidays.)
  • $21 Senior Beach Season Pass (valid at both Jamesville Beach & Oneida Shores)
    Click here to download Season Pass application
  • $4 for weekday boat launch
  • Discounts on kayak rentals

Onondaga Lake Park

  • Free rental of the Willow Bay Shelter, Monday-Thursday (except holidays.) Call 451-6249 for reservations
    Click here for more information about the Willow Bay Shelter
  • Weekday Boat Launch - $4
  • Discount on Boat Rentals
  • Trams run Monday-Friday (except holidays)  -  the day after Memorial Day until the Friday before Columbus Day, departs at 9am, 10am, 11am and 12noon from the Griffin Visitor Center.

Rosamond Gifford Zoo

  • $5.00 admission March - December
    $2.50 admission January & February
  • Discounts on Friends of Rosamond Gifford Zoo membership. 
    Click here for information.

Prices and programs offered subject to change.

For more information on county wide programs for seniors, click here to visit the Onondaga County Office of Adult & Long Term Care Services.

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