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Birthday Parties

Almost every Peoria Park District facility offers birthday party packages. Children (and adults!) can swim, canoe, play, paint, roller skate, encounter animals, dance, and more! Call a facility for more information. Depending on party type and size, additional security fees may apply.

Franciscan Recreation Complex: 677-6705

Open Gym Party Includes:

  • 1½ hours of open gym time
  • ½ hour in Private party room
  • ¼ personalized sheet cake, ice cream & drinks
  • table covering/plates/cups/napkins/utensils

Open Gym Party: $125

Rental Space Only: $95

Add a Fun on the Run bouncer for a Franciscan Recreation Complex birthday package for an additional $125! Please specify this option when making your reservation.


Forest Park Nature Center: 686-3360

Hike Package includes:

  • 45 minute hike with a naturalist
  • 45 minutes indoors or at picnic area
  • Small prize for each child
  • $2 to the Trailhead Nature Store for birthday child

Hike Package for 20 people: $60

$30 non-refundable deposit due at booking.


Lakeview Recreation Center: 681-2867

Open Gym Party Includes:

  • 2 hours with access to both gym and party room
  • Extra time may be purchased at a 20% discount

Open Gym Party: $135

Add a Fun on the Run bouncer for a Lakeview Recreation Center birthday package for an additional $125! Please specify this option when making your reservation.


RiverPlex/ AquaPlex/ Rock Climbing Wall: 691-1550

Guest total includes children, adults & chaperones. Deposit is due at booking. Booking required 10 days prior to party.

AquaPlex Party includes:

  • 75 minutes in the pool
  • 1 hour in the party room
  • Cake, ice cream and punch
  • White table coverings
  • Plates/cups/napkins/utensils

Party for 18 Guests

  • RiverPlex Member Price: $155
  • Non-Member Price: $175

Party for 30 Guests

  • RiverPlex Member Price: $175
  • Non-Member Price: $195

AquaPlex Parties are available:

  • Fridays from 5:00-7:30pm and 6:00-8:30pm,
  • Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00-2:30pm, 1:00-3:30pm, 2:00-4:30pm, 3:00-5:30pm, and 4:00-6:30pm.

Rock Climbing Wall Party Includes:

  • 2 hours at the climbing wall
  • 1 hour in the party room
  • Cake, ice cream and punch
  • plates/cups/napkins/utensils
  • White table coverings

Rock Climbing Party for 30 Guests

  • $220

Rock Climbing Parties are available Saturdays and Sundays ONLY from 3:30-6:30pm


Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum: 323-6895

A $50 non-refundable deposit is due at booking. Booking required 10 days prior to party. 5:1 child ratio required. Space permitting, additional guests are $6 per person for ages 1+, 0-1 years free. Maximum number of guests cannot exceed 30 (After-hours parties cannot exceed 40). Additional space may be rented based on availability. Fees & options are subject to change.

Basic Package  for 15 people includes:

  • Decorated private party room for 90 minutes
  • Unlimited play the day of the party
  • Party Pal to help coordinate
  • Paper products/cupcake stand/beverage dispenser
  • Digital PlayHouse-themed invitations
  • Member Price: $125//Non-Member Price $155
  • Extras: Add $35 for 20 cupcakes & lemonade
  • Add $40 or a 30-minute hands-on workshop

Deluxe Package for 25 people includes:

  • Decorated private party room for 90 minutes
  • Unlimited play for the day of the party
  • Party Pal to help coordinate
  • Paper products/cupcake stand/beverage dispenser
  • Digital PlayHouse-themed invitations
  • T-Shirt and gift for birthday child
  • 20% off gift shop coupon
  • Member Price: $200//Non-Member Price $230
  • Extras: Add $35 for 20 cupcakes & lemonade
  • Add $40 or a 30-minute hands-on workshop

After-Hours Party for 35 people includes:

  • 2 hours of special access to museum after-hours
  • Decorated private party room during party
  • Party Pal to help coordinate
  • Paper products/cupcake stand/beverage dispenser
  • Digital PlayHouse-themed invitations
  • T-Shirt and gift for birthday child
  • 20% off gift shop coupon
  • Member Price: $325//Non-Member Price $355
  • Extras: Add $35 for 20 cupcakes & lemonade
  • Add $40 or a 30-minute hands-on workshop

Please note, while the museum closes to the public at 4:00pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 5:00pm on Sundays the PlayHouse does not promise exclusive use of the museum. There may be concurrent programs or events with After-Hours Birthday Parties.


Peoria Zoo: 681-3513

The listed deposit is required at time of booking a party with the remainder of the balance must be paid 1 week before that party.

  • Treetop’s room holds 20-25 people; Tropics holds up to 40.

Party Pack includes:

  • Admission for birthday person
  • Birthday button, animal art bag, stuffed animal & soda coupon
  • Visit from an Animal Ambassador
  • $50 with non-refundable deposit
  • Extras: Add t-shirt for $8

Zooper Package  for 25 guests includes:

  • 1½ hour Tropic’s room rental
  • Party coordinator
  • Visit from an animal ambassador
  • Birthday child t-shirt
  • ½ sheet cake and punch
  • Plates/cups/napkins/utensils/invitations
  • $200 with $50 deposit
  • Extras: Add $2 for each adults/child
  • Add gift bags for $3.95/person
  • Does not include admission to zoo

Deluxe Package for 15 guests includes:

  • 2 hour room rental in Tropics or Treetops
  • Party coordinator
  • Visit from an animal ambassador
  • Tour of the Zoo
  • Birthday child t-shirt
  • ½ sheet cake and punch
  • Plates/cups/napkins/utensils/invitations
  • $250 with $50 deposit
  • Extras: Add $10.00/each additional guest
  • Add gift bags for $3.95/person

ZooMobile

Not able to visit the Zoo? Have the Zoo come to you! Birds, snakes, tarantulas and more can be invited to your next birthday party, scout meeting, or celebration! Prices start at $110 within Peoria City Limits and are adjusted for distance and number of participants. This 30-45 minute program includes up-close animal encounters based on a variety of topics!


Proctor Center: 673-9183

Open Gym Party Includes:

  • Open gym & Private party room
  • 1/2 Set-Up time

Open Gym Party for 25 Children: $30/hour

Open Gym Party for 26+ Children: $50/hour

Rock & Roll Party Includes:

  • Gym, Roller Skates & Music

Rock & Roll Party for 25 Children: $30/hour

Rock & Roll Party for 26+ Children: $50/hour

Zumba Birthday Includes:

  • 45 minutes of Zumbatomic
  • Birthday Certificate
  • Personalized routines to popular songs
  • Zumba Rubber Bracelets

Call for pricing & more information.


Owens Center: 686-3368

Offered April – July

Skate Package for 12 people (ages 3+) includes:

  • Friday or Saturday during Public Skate upon availability
  • Admission & skate rental
  • Cake and ice cream
  • Plates/napkins/utensils
  • Resident Fee: $95
  • Non-resident Fee: $100
  • Extras: $4.75/person

*Depending on party type and size, additional security fees may apply.


OTHER UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES TO CELEBRATE WITH THE PEORIA PARK DISTRICT:

Camp Wokanda: 579-2157

Canoe with your friends at Camp Wokanda!

  • Cost is $10 per canoe.
  • Life jackets and paddles are provided.

Sommer Park: 691-8423

Team Building Course: The team building course is a series of 12 initiatives strategically laid out in a wooded setting consisting of obstacles and challenges to strengthen any group.

  • Ages 13+, minimum of 12 people.