Birthday Parties at The Centre of Elgin

Availability is on a first come, first served basis.  All parties must be booked with a minimum of 14 days in advance at the main courtesy desk. Parties are held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only. If you would like to find out party and date availability please call the Main Courtesy Desk at 847-531-7000, Mon-Fri. 9 a.m-6 p.m. and Sat. 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. or email us at birthdays@cityofelgin.org.

Download and fax back our BIRTHDAY PARTY RESERVATION FORM to book your party!

Check out the Frequently Asked Questions about our party packages.  Feel free to call us at 847-531-7000 with any additional questions or email birthdays@cityofelgin.org.

Things You Should Know About Our Parties

  • Sports, Climbing Wall and Games Galore parties are two hours long. Pool and combo parties are three hours long.
  • Party fees are listed on the reservation form. The initial cost includes 20 children including your birthday child. All climbing wall, sports, and games parties are 16 children MAXIMUM.
  • All additional children are $10 each for residents and $12 each for non-residents.
  • Our parties are designed for a maximum of 40 people total, including the children at the party.  If you are looking to accommodate more guests please contact our Rental/Banquet Office  at 847-531-7047 directly for alternative options.
  • A cancellation fee of $100 will be charged if you cancel your party, once booked.  No cancellation charge will apply if the cancellation occurs within four days of booking. 
  • All parties have one hour in our party room for your gifts, cake, and any food service.
  • You, the renter, are responsible for providing all food, drink, cake, serving utensils, and all paper products for your guests. You will alse be asked to provide two adult chaperones, who will stay with the children at all times.
  • Additional children can be added to your party upon your final headcount.
  • Eight adults can swim for no additional fee with all pool parties. All adults must wear swimsuits in the pool.

Centre Party Packages

Climbing Wall (5-12 years)
Take on a challenge climbing our two-story rock wall for 1 hour. Parent waivers are required. (2 hour party and 16 child max.)

Sports (5-12 years)
Play a variety of competitive sports organized by our staff for 1 hour in the multi-use gym. (2 hour party and 16 child max.)

Games Galore (4-8 years)
Kids will spend an hour playing a variety of traditional games and relays organized by our staff. (2 hour party and 16 child max)

Pool Party (3 years & up)
Swim in our indoor leisure pool, waterslide area and use the 25 yard lap pool and diving boards for 2 hours. Parties swim during public swim. (3 hour party)

Sports and Pool Combo Party (6-12 years)
Swim in our indoor zero depth leisure pool/waterslide area for 1 hour. Play sports in our multi-use gym for 1 hour. Parties swim during public swim. (3 hour party and 16 child max.)

Climbing Wall / Pool Combo (5-12 years)
The ultimate party for fun and adventure. Swim time at Adventure Island and then use the climbing wall. (3 hour party and16 child max.)