Garden Club volunteer

Garden Club

Gardens are vital to the survival of many native New York species. We rely on our amazing Garden Club volunteers to create and maintain beautiful spaces for everyone to enjoy throughout the year.

To start your own garden, volunteer, to take ownership of an existing garden, please contact us at 315-755-0896

Painting Classes

Canvas & Conservation

Our artistic sessions are currently under renovation. If you would like to schedule a session for a group of 5+ please let us know!

Call 315-755-0896 or email

The New York State Zoo at Thompson Park is excited to offer programming for all age groups. Looking for things to do in Watertown, NY? Check out our full list of adult programs and events on our Facebook Page. Sign up for a program by contacting Guest Services at 315-782-6180 or email