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.
- Professional Park District staff to assist you with the planning from beginning to end.
- Staff-run activities
- paper products
- Room set up and clean-up
Available for an additional charge:
- Cake: $30
- Ice Cream: $5
- Juice: $5
- Goody Bags: $30
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.
Premier Package: Includes private use of the family activity pool, poolside party room, and entire lower level. Certified lifeguards are provided. $240 per hour.
Private Family Activity Pool Rental: This includes use of the family activity pool along with the poolside party room. Certified lifeguards provided. $220 per hour
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.
Poolside Package: This includes use of the private poolside party room. Usage can be scheduled during public swim times 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 fees: $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.
Gold Splash Party: You will get private use of the Family Activity Pool. This includes use of the flume slide and interactive water play features, and the poolside party room. $405
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 (NEW!): 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 Heritage 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.
Jelly Bean Sports (3-7yrs) $245 - 1 1/2 Hours
Let our professional Coach Performers bring sports fun and high-energy entertainment to satisfy the crowd at your next birthday party. We celebrate your child by providing an activity-filled sports party that includes FREE humor, class, structure and fun. Your child will choose from one of the following sports: baseball, soccer, basketball, football, lacrosse, and floor hockey. Add an additional sport for $25. Each additional child will cost $10/child.
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.
Good Old Fashion Birthday Party (4-8 yrs) $210 - 1 1/2 Hours
This party is filled with the good old fashioned games such as pin the tail on the donkey, bozo buckets, hot potato, musical chairs, freeze dance and all the other fun old-time games. This is the perfect traditional party!
*Good Old Fashioned Parties can be held at Camelot, Frontier, Heritage, Pioneer & Recreation Parks.
Board Game Party (4-10yrs) $210 - 1 1/2 Hours
Come and play a bunch of different boards games such as Sorry, Clue, Battleship, Monopoly, and more! This is the perfect indoor party for your child & their friends.
*Board Game Parties can be held at Camelot, Frontier, Heritage, Pioneer & Recreation Parks.
Mini Artist with Miss Marie (4+) $230 - 1 1/2 Hours
Leave the mess to us! We provide the paint, glitter and glue as your group of mini artists craft their way through a variety of art stations. This is a fun filled party that will spark the imagination and creativity of all who attend! 15 children max.
*Mini Artist parties can be held only at Pioneer Park.
What's Cooking with Miss Marie (4-8yrs) $230 - 1 1/2 Hours
Calling all chefs! We'll start off the party by decorating chef hats and then it's on to measuring, mixing, and eating. Menus may include snacks, breakfast, lunch, or dinner. A yummy dessert and a delicious beverage will be made too! 15 children max.
*What's Cooking parties can be held at Camelot, Frontier, Heritage, 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 only at Camelot, Heritage, and Pioneer Parks.
For more information and to book your Community Center Birthday Party, please contact Emily Sowa at 847-577-3047
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 Emily Sowa at 847-577-3025
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.