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The City's many facilities offer easy and affordable ways to gather with friends and family in a fun, safe setting, making birthday party planning simple and stress free.

Find out more about our party offerings:

Still have questions?

View the FAQ's or call us at 613-546-4291, ext. 1700, 1800 or 1900. All parties are 2 hours, unless otherwise stated.


 

Ice Skating Party

Lace up your skates and celebrate your special day on the ice! Children ten years of age and under must wear a protective CSA approved helmet during skating sessions. Please review our public skating rules prior to booking.

Public Package

Location: INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd. or Centre 70 Arena 100 Days Rd.

Package includes:

  • 50 minutes public skating
  • 2 hour use of party room (including the duration of the ice time)

Cost: $113-$127. Price includes 20 guests, additional guests $3.25/person
Book it: 613-546-4291 ext. 1700, 1800 or 1900

Private Package

Location: INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd.

Package includes:

  • 50 minutes exclusive use of ice surface
  • 2 hour use of party room (including the duration of the ice time)

Cost: $426
Book it: 613-546-4291 ext. 1700, 1800 or 1900

 

Big Splash – Indoor Pool Party

A great place for pool parties with a warm water pool, bubble bench and spray features. A party room is included to make your birthday party complete. Pool admission standards apply to all pool parties. Please review our public swim rules prior to booking.

 

Big Splash – Outdoor Pool Party

Jump into outdoor fun in the pool. Pool features a gradual entry, spray features and a lazy river. Pool admission standards apply to all pool parties. Please review our public swim rules prior to booking. Note: The height requirement for the waterslide is 122 cm/4 feet.

 

Sports of All Sorts – Gym Party

Let our party host take your group through 50 minutes jam-packed with your child's favourite games, sports and activities. Sports parties are customized based on participant age group.

 

Frequently asked questions

Can I bring my own food?

Birthday cakes and food are welcome; however some sites require party food to be purchased through the licensed facility vendor. Please check site-specific requirements. No peanuts please; we ask that you not bringing in any food that contains these allergens.

Do any parties include a host?

Only the Sports of All Sorts Gym Party includes a party host to lead activities during the gym portion of the party. Caregivers are required to be on-site and supervise party guests at all parties.

Can I decorate the room?

Decorations can only be set up on tables and must be removed at the end of the party. No decorations are permitted on walls or ceiling.

Who cleans up?

You are responsible for the clean-up of the party room, ensuring that all rented facilities are left in the same clean and orderly condition as when you arrived.

Do parents need to swim, skate or participate?

There are age specific supervision requirements for both ice and pool parties. Please refer to the pool admission standards and public skating rules for required child/caregiver ratios. Gym parties require a 10:1 child to caregiver ratio.

Are there any extra fees on top of the party fee?

An insurance fee will be added to all birthday party package fees along with applicable taxes. Where applicable, extra guests or additional lifeguards/party hosts may be added for an additional fee to increase party capacity.

How far in advance am I required to book a party?

Parties can be booked up to 2 months in advance and must be booked a minimum of 1 week in advance.

How many guests can attend the party?

Party/room maximums are based on total number of people attending (including adults). Maximum party numbers are noted in the party descriptions where applicable.

What if I have to cancel my party?

A 10% fee will apply to cancellations made 30 days prior to the booking and a 25% fee to cancellations made within 30 to 7 days of the event.  All cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the event, full payment will be charged unless time is resold.  If the facility closes due to unforeseen circumstances, your party can either be rescheduled or a full refund can be provided.

Can I book my party online?

Most parties can be booked online with the exceptions of the ice skating parties and the private indoor pool party. You can register online at CityofKingston.ca/Play, which is the web address to reach the customer portal that allows you to access online recreation services offered by the City of Kingston. Create an account and then browse and register for the programs you want. For more information on setting up an account and on-line registration, please visit our FAQ page.    

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