Birthday Parties

A variety of Birthday Parties and Birthday Party packages are available at Henderson Recreation Centre, Neighbourhood Learning Centre and Oak Bay Recreation Centre. From Gym to Golf, Swimming to Skating, and much much more – it’s easy to find a fun-filled party at a great price!

Recreation Oak Bay offers many great options for birthday parties in the Indoor Soccer Field, Pool and Arena. The Neighbourhood Learning Centre now offers birthdays for Youth aged 8 and up in the Youth Centre. Parties are available for children celebrating their first birthday all the way to teen year celebrations!

Note – for All Parties: Payment must be made at time of booking. Sorry, no exceptions for additional guests. Cannot exceed maximum numbers (including birthday child and participating siblings). Tax not included.

Party Changes & Cancellations: Must be made the Monday prior to the party.

Parties at Henderson Recreation Centre

You supply the cake, party food, plates and utensils; and we do the rest! Henderson parties are available Saturdays and Sundays until June 25. Gym, Bouncy Castle and Golf parties are available Saturdays only in July and August.

Call 250-370-7200 to book.

Your Birthday Party includes:

  • Complimentary invitations
  • Helium balloons
  • Birthday party placemats
  • 2 Party Attendants (except Basic Party)

Times Savers and Extra Goodies:

  • Complimentary Invitations! Drop by Henderson Recreation Centre to pick up invitations!
  • Balloon Animals: a colourful balloon creation for each child $15
  • Loot Bags $6
    includes a drop-in pass, a lollipop, a special surprise item, and choose one item from each of the following 3 options: 1) sticker or tatoo 2) bouncy ball or bubbles 3) sticky creature or fancy pencil

Gym & Bouncy Castle Party  1-12 years

The most popular party!

1-5 year olds: enjoy Kindergym stations, push toys, and sports equipment.

5-12 year olds: enjoy basketball, floor hockey, soccer stations and plasma cars!

  • Maximum 20 children.
  • 1 hour of activities in the gym.
  • 1 hour for cake and presents.
  • Gym only starting at $175
  • Gym & Bouncy Castle starting at $216

Toddler Parties NEW!  1-2 years

Perfect for your baby’s first birthday or your terrific two year olds’ soiree. These parties feature age appropriate activities for your toddler and space to invite family and friends.

  • Maximum 12  children.    
  • 45 minutes of activities.
  • 45 minutes for refreshments/presents.
  • Starting at $119

Preschool Parties  3-5 years

  • Maximum 15 children    
  • 45 minutes of activities
  • 45 minutes for refreshments/presents
  • Starting at $119

Little Explorers Jungle Party:
Great for kids on the go and exploring the world around them! Children have an opportunity to create a craft, participate in games and go on a safari led by the party leader.

Music & Dance:
Preschoolers create their own music instruments (drums, shakers, etc.) and have an opportunity to play music and dance.

Princesses & Knights:
Little ones feel like royalty as they read stories, make crowns and magic wands, and participate in other royal activities.

Pups & Adventures
The perfect party for your Paw Patrol fan and their pack! Includes face painting and a special mission. 

Undersea Adventures:
An ocean of fun for little ones including a story, craft and a treasure hunt for jewels.

School Age Parties  5-12 years

  • Maximum 15 children
  • 1 hour of activities
  • 1 hour for refreshments/presents
  • Starting at $184

Girls Spa:
Birthday girl and friends have a blast painting nails, making your own lip gloss and designing your own hair bling! Just bring your favorite music, sit back and relax on your special day!

Lego:
Let’s go LEGO! A legendary party with an hour full of LEGO building contests and LEGO themed games.

Rock Star

Be a rock star at your birthday party this year! This party is full of dance competitions. lip synch contests and a rockin’ good time!

Space:
Blast off at the best birthday ever! This party features games and a special rocket craft.

Cooking Parties

  • Maximum 15 children
  • 1 hour of activities
  • 1 hour for refreshments/presents
  • Starting at $184

Cooking Monsters  5-8 years:
Young food lovers will enjoy baking and decorating their own birthday treat! Along with their treats, the party guests enjoy circle and/or outdoor games.
Treat options: cookies, chocolate cupcakes, vanilla cupcakes.

Top Chefs  9-12 years:
Young food connoisseurs enjoy mixing and mashing their own munchies! Along with time in the kitchen, party guests enjoy games and decorating their own chef’s hat.
Treat options: sushi (cucumber roll), personal pizza.

Golf Party  All Ages

  • Maximum 8 children
  • Available weekends March-November
  • 1 hour in party room and concludes on the
  • Henderson Park Golf Course
  • Minimum of 2 adults are required for supervision
  • Includes 1 round of golf for each child (clubs & balls provided)
  • Instructors are available upon request
  • Starting at $184

Basic Party Room  All Ages

Have a party idea? Need a space to throw it? We provide the space and you do the rest! Bring your ideas!

  • Maximum 30 people for the room
  • 1 party attendant (the attendant acts as a facilitator only. They do not run the party or provide entertainment).
  • Helium balloons 
  • 2 hours minimum room booking
  • Starting at $124

Parties in the Youth Centre

Celebrate a birthday in the New Youth Centre located in the NEW Neighbourhood Learning Centre.

You supply the cake, food, dishes and we do the rest!

Call 250-595-7946 to book.

  • Payment must be made at time of booking
  • The cut-off to book a party is the Sunday prior to the party date
  • Party Changes/Cancellations must be made the Monday prior to the party
  • $5.50 administration charge for a cancelled Birthday Party refund

Youth Centre Party  8 years & up

Just want to hang out and have fun with friends without an agenda? Enjoy the centre’s space including the pool table, table tennis, listening to tunes or watching a movie and much more! 
(includes one staff) $115

Arts & Crafts Party  8 years & up

Have fun with friends drawing, painting and creating all sorts of fun art projects! All art supplies are included.
(includes two staff) $220

Ice Cream Sundae Party  8 years & up

Gather in the kitchen area of the Youth Centre to create fun and different ice cream treats to meet any youth’s wildest dreams. There will be lots of yummy toppings to pick from! All ice cream, toppings and decorations included.  
(includes two staff) $220

Jewellery Party  8 years & up

Come create fun and exciting jewellery with your friends. Make something for yourself or for someone else, the choices are endless! All jewellery supplies are included. 
(includes two staff) $220

Movie, Popcorn, and Trivia Party  8 years & up

Start the party off with some trivia challenges. Then select your favourite movies and watch it on the big screen with all your friends while enjoying some popcorn and candy! Movie, popcorn, and candy bags are included.
(includes two staff) $259

All Parties:

  • 2 hours in the new Youth Centre
  • Maximum 20 Youth

Add something extra: 

  • BBQ rental: $29.50 (April to September only)
  • An extra hour in the Youth Centre: $57.50
  • An extra 30 minutes to set up and decorate: $30
  • Add another staff: $48/2 hours

The first hour of your party is dedicated to the theme you picked.
The second hour is open time to have cake, play, and to visit with friends and enjoy the pool, table tennis, and much more!


Parties at Oak Bay Recreation Centre

Call 250-595-7946 to book.

Pool Party  7 years & up

  • Saturday & Sundays between 1-5pm
  • Admission for a minimum of 10 children (including birthday child) during Kid’s Fun Swim
  • Pool Leader add-on option available ($35/hr)
  • Preschool Pool Party available for 3-6 years with a maximum of 8 children. Please note a pool leader is required for preschool pool parties ($35/hr) as well as an adult to child ratio of 1:3
  • $15 per child
  • Food Options available*

Skate Party  All Ages

  • Sundays between Noon-4:30pm
  • Admission & rentals for a minimum of 10 children (including birthday child) and up to 3 participating parents/guardians
  • Sundays during the Family Skate Noon-2:45pm for ages 5-10 years and during the Everyone Welcome Skate 3-4:30pm for all ages.
  • Parties over 20 will require a skating attendant: $48
  • $15 per child
  • Food Options available*

Soccer Party  6 years & up

  • 1 hour on Indoor Sports Field    
  • Starting at $152
  • Maximum 20 children    
  • Party Attendant included
  • Food Options available*
  • Add planned activities/instruction that includes cooperative games or soccer specific drills/activities led by Recreation Oak Bay staff. $34/hr

Bubble Soccer Party  8 years & up

  • 1 hour on Indoor Sports Field
  • Starting at $319
  • 45 minutes in the Party Room
  • Maximum 20 children
  • Party Attendant included

Dodgeball or Lasertag Party  6 years & up

  • 1 hour glow in the dark Dodgeball or Laser Tag party in Indoor sports Field
  • Starting at $229
  • 45 minutes in the Party Room
  • Maximum 20 children
  • Party Attendant included

Ice Hockey Party  All Ages

  • Based on ice availability. Call for information
  • 1 hour on the ice
  • 45 minutes in the Party Room
  • Party Attendant incuded
  • Starting at $325
  • Maximum 20 children

*Food Options: 

  • Pizza, hamburgers or hot dogs with chips and pop or juice: $14.80 per child.
  • Vegetable trays available at an additional cost:  
    Small Veggie Platter $20
    ​Large Veggie Platter $27

How to Book

For more information and to book a memorable party to celebrate your child’s special day! Payment must be made at time of booking.

  • at Henderson Recreation Centre call 250-370-7200
  • at Oak Bay Recreation Centre, call 250-595-7946
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