Ride on the Wild Side

Sponsored by Wheaton Franciscan – Midwest Spine & Orthopedic Hospital/Wisconsin Heart Hospital
Media sponsors: News Talk 1130, FM 106.1, V100.7, Oldies 95.7 and 97-3 NOW

Contributing sponsors: Be Spectacled; Burke Periodontics & Implant Dentistry; Edge Advisors, LLC; KinderCare Learning Centers; Lake Country Health Center; Litho-Craft; R&R Insurance; Southport Engineered Systems; Stephanie Murphy, DDS; Wheel & Sprocket

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Zoo Pass members benefit from early registration and receive discounts on this event.

Become a Zoo Pass member today!

Ride on the Wild SideSunday, Sept. 13, 2015

Registration begins at 7 a.m.;
staggered rider departure begins at 8 a.m.
Milwaukee County Zoo & neighboring trails
See below. Reduced member pricing available.

With its hills, winding paths and beautiful setting, the Milwaukee County Zoo is a great place to ride your bike. At the Zoological Society of Milwaukee's annual bike ride fundraiser, you can do just that. Kids can cruise in the Critter Caravan, a special 2.5-mile kids' route through the Zoo. Their favorite plush-toy animal friends can tag along in a bike basket or backpack. Seasoned riders with a passion for pedaling can choose one of the distance rides (10- to 20-mile+ rides) that start at the Zoo and continue north along the Menomonee River Parkway and the Oak Leaf Trail.

Kids can enjoy a post-ride snack, make some crafts and get a temporary tattoo in the Kids 'n Critters Corral, sponsored by Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, S.C. After the ride, all participants can enjoy lunch. Rides start at 8 and 8:15 a.m. The registration fee includes entry to the Zoo and parking, a continental breakfast, lunch and a long-sleeve T-shirt. Remember to bring your bike helmet!

Last year's event raised more than $31,000 for the Zoological Society and its support of the Milwaukee County Zoo.

More route information to come soon!

Registration fee includes:

  • Entry into Zoo
  • Parking
  • Long-sleeved T-shirt
  • Continental breakfast and buffet lunch
  • Crafts and activities for children

Wearing a helmet is mandatory to participate in this event.

Registration Fees

  Zoological Society Member Non-Member Day of Ride
Adult (14 & over) $35 $40 $45
Child (13 & under)* $12 $15 $20
Family of 4** $85 $100 XX

* No one under 21 is admitted without an adult.
** Family of 4 is defined as 2 adults and 2 children

Please use the links to the left for event and registration information.

For additional information, contact the Zoological Society Special Events Office at 414-258-2333 or specialevents@zoosociety.org.

Special thanks to our Ride on the Wild Side presenting sponsor:
Wheaton Franciscan

And our media sponsors:
News Talk 1130 WISNFM 106.1V100.7Oldies 95.797-3 NOW


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