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Community Center & Pool Party Packages

Book your next party right here with the Arlington Heights Park District. All you have to do is sit back, relax and watch your child have a wonderful time.  Your child will love the party and you will enjoy the convenience of letting us help you do it all.   

Packaged birthday parties are available at all five of our Community Centers. The best part is we'll do everything for you.  From setting up the party, to running the games and activities.  And the best thing about it is that we clean up the mess.

We offer a unique and flexible birthday party service designed to fit your needs.  All parties last between 1-2 hours depending upon the party selected.  Choose the party that fits your child's personality and your budget.

Parties Include:

  • Professional Park District staff to assist you with the planning from beginning to end.
  • Staff-run activities
  • Tablecloths
  • paper products
  • Utensils
  • Room set up and clean-up

Available for an additional charge:

  • Ice Cream Cake: $30
  • Juice: $5
  • Goody Bags: $30

Book Today!

Parties require a minimum two-week notice however, available dates fill up quickly so we encourage you to book early. Art  parties require a minimum four-week notice. 

Community Center Party Packages

* Prices are based on 14 children and the birthday child.  Unless otherwise noted, each additional child will be $5 and the party maximum is 25 children.

Arlington Ridge Center Parties

Pool rentals and room rentals are available for you to have your own party or event. Birthdays, family reunions, graduations, special occasions, or even business meetings can be accommodated at the ARC.

Celebration Package: This includes use of the entire lower level. This is ideal for larger gatherings. The room can accommodate up to 100 people. Usage can be scheduled during open swim time so attendees can use the pool if they choose. All pool users must have a valid pool pass or pay the daily admission fee. R/NR Hourly Fee: $110/$140 or the rooms can be divided in half. Fees for that $55/70.

Arlington Ridge Center Splash Parties: Adult Supervision is required for all children attending the party. Pool parties are recommended for ages 4 and up. All splash parties are 2 hours long. Prices include 14 children plus the birthday child, each additional child is $5. Parties also include an ice cream cake, goody bags, juice, and birthday party staff. Lifeguards are on duty during all party options.

Silver Splash: You will get use of the poolside party room. You will also get use of the Family Activity Pool, Lap Pool, Dive Well, and wellness pool during an open swim time. $360

Bronze Splash: Same as above except you only get use of the Family Activity pool during an open swim time. This is perfect for younger children as the pool is zero depth. This includes the flume slide, tot slide, and interactive water features. $330

Sports and Splash Party: This is a combination of a Sports and Silver Splash Party! Children will get to choose one sport to play for 30 minutes in the gym. They will then get to swim in the family activity pool, lap pool, dive well, and wellness pool during an open swim time. Recommended for ages 4+. It is a 2-hour party. $360


Princess Party (4-8 yrs)- $210 - 1 1/2 Hours

This is the perfect party for the little Princess in your home.  The Princess and her royal guests will spend the party making crafts and playing some fun filled activities just fit for a Princess and her royal subjects.

*Princess parties can be held at Camelot, Pioneer, and Recreation Park.

Sports Birthday Parties (4+) $210 - 1 1/2 Hours

Does your child love sports?  If so, then this is the perfect party!  The birthday child and guests spend the party playing nothing but SPORTS! You can pick their favorite sport or up to 3 different sports for a variety that all children will be sure to love!  20 children max.                                                

*Sports parties can be held at Camelot, Frontier, Pioneer & Recreation Parks. During winter basketball season (mid-January through March), Sports parties can only be held at Frontier & Recreation Parks. 

Foam Blaster Party (7+) $335 - 1 1/2 Hours

Action packed foam flinging fun! For this party, kids play with some of the best foam ball blasters and everyone participates in structured game play.  They choose their team and play on red team or blue team.  A referee is there organizing the games including “capture the flag” and “timed high-score.” All face protection and equipment is provided. Max 20 Participants

*Foam Blaster parties can be held at Frontier, Pioneer & Recreation Parks. 


Magic Show with Gary Kantor (4+) $240 - 1 1/2 Hours

Make your party unique, entertaining, and memorable with the incredible magic of Gary Kantor.  You will see vanishing acts, card tricks, mind-reading, and much more!  All shows are interactive - your child will come up on stage and become a Junior Magician right before your eyes.  Lots of audience participation and laughter. 

*Magic Show parties are held at ARC, Camelot, Frontier, Recreation and Pioneer Parks.

 For more information and to book your Community Center Birthday Party, please contact the Birthday Party Coordinator at

Outdoor Pool Party

Prices include use of the party room, party hosts, 1/4 sheet Ice Cream Cake, capri suns, plates, napkins, utensils, light decorations, and goody bags for all children attending. Price includes 14 children and the birthday child. Each additional child will cost $5. Adult supervision is required for all children attending the party. Pool parties are recommended for ages 4 and up. 

Outdoor Splash Party - $330 - 2 hours

All outdoor parties include everything that comes with an Olympic Splash Party, including a room in the community center and space reserved for your party near the pool. This party can be scheduled during open swim hours at the outdoor pools and guests will have use of all areas of the pool.

In the event of inclement weather, the party will be moved indoors for a “Good Old Fashioned” party. If the host of the party does not want the party indoors and would like to reschedule, staff will do their best to find another date. The $50 deposit will be forfeited to cover non-refundable supplies & staff costs. 

Not interested in a packaged party? 

You can also rent a room at your local community center and pay for your guests to use the pool. These are booked as room rentals through your local community center. Please note: these options do not include inclement weather plans.

For more information see our Facility Rentals page

For more information and to book your Outdoor Splash party, please contact the Birthday Party Coordinator at 847-577-3025 or

Facility Rentals

Are you looking for a place to host a business meeting/program, birthday party, family reunion, baby or bridal showers, a company basketball game or any group function?

For more information see our Facility Rentals page.


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