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  • Happy Birthday! Party with the Peoria Park District

    Contact each facility at the phone number below for information and reservations.

    Birthday Parties at the Peoria Park District

    Franciscan Rec Complex: 677-6705

    • OPEN GYM PARTY: This private two-hour party includes 1½ hours of open gym time for basketball, soccer, scooters, hula hoops, tumbling and more! During the last ½ hour, you’ll have a private room for cake and ice cream. FRC provides a ¼ sheet cake with your choice of decoration and ½ gallon of ice cream. The party includes cake, ice cream, plates, napkins, candles, drinks and forks. Fee: $115 for up to 20 children; add $1 for each additional child. Add an extra ½ hour of playtime or cake time for $20. Or, just rent the space for $90 and provide your own cake and accessories.

    • DANCE PARTY: Treat your guests to “Swan Lake” or “All That Jazz” by having them participate with you in a ballet & jazz class as part of your party. Package includes 40 minutes of dance instruction for up to 12 guests by Park District Dance Staff and one hour’s use of a party room at the Franciscan Recreation Complex. Party renter is responsible for supervision of the children in the party room. Packages start at $120. Cake, ice cream and accessories can be provided for an additional charge

    • NEW! Princess Jasmine/ Middle Eastern Themed Party!
    Your child will be crowned Princess Jasmine for the day as our dance studio is transformed into her Palace room for your special party! Package includes: 40 minutes of dance instruction by Thais Banu for up to 12 guests, instruction in the Dance of the Veil and Ribbon Wand Dance and 1 hour’s use of party room at the Franciscan Recreation Complex. Party renter is responsible for supervision of the children in the party room. Packages start at $120. Cake, ice cream and accessories can be provided for an additional charge.

    Owens Center: 686-3368

    Your celebration will include public skate admission and skate rental for up to 12 people, plus cake and ice cream. Fee-R/NR: $95/$100 ($4/$5 each additional person)

    Logan Center: 676-8179

    This air conditioned space is perfect for baby showers, birthday parties and family reunions! Rental Fee: $50/hour to rent the entire facility. Rent two hours for $50/hour and get the 3rd hour free. If you need additional time, you can rent a fourth hour for $50 and receive a 5th hour free.

    Sommer Park: 691-8423

    Throw a two-hour party in the great outdoors for your child or yourself! Package includes a half-hour hayrack ride (accommodates 20-25 people), use of picnic area and a campfire. Fee: $75.

    Forest Park Nature Center: 686-3360

    Nature Center Birthday parties are 1½ hours in length, including a 45 minute hike/ program with a naturalist and 45 minutes indoors or at the picnic area (depending on weather). Parents must provide their own refreshments. The birthday child receives a $2 gift certificate from the Trailhead Nature Store and each child receives a gift. The Nature Center provides invitations. Fee: $50 for up to 20 people. A $25 non-refundable deposit is required to book a date.

    Proctor Center: 673-9183

    • OPEN GYM PARTY: Let kids be kids! Use our facility to run, jump, shoot hoops, tumble on mats, use tricycles and scooters, and much more. After the fun, gather in our party room for refreshments provided by you. Free half hour time before the event to decorate the party room. Rental is $30 for parties of up to 25 people and $50 for parties of 26 or more.

    • ROCK & ROLL: Invite up to 50 of your best friends and celebrate on roller skates to the latest music. Parents must provide refreshments. Rental is $30 for parties of up to 25 people and $50 for parties of 26 or more (skate rental is included).

    • ZUMBA BIRTHDAY: If you’re looking for a fun, entertaining, and energizing way to celebrate your special day, then a ZUMBA birthday party is just what you need! Zumbatomic parties are perfect for kids ages 5-15. Kids will have a blast celebrating by playing interactive dance games and learning different international dances, including: Cumbia, Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Belly Dance and Soca. Children’s birthday package includes: 45 minutes of Zumbatomic, birthday certificate, personalized routines to popular songs, and Zumba rubber bracelets.

    RiverPlex: 691-1550

    The RiverPlex is now offering three AquaPlex birthday party options:  Basic, Deluxe and Ultimate for 18 or 30 guests! Call 309-691-1550 to schedule your party today!

    The Basic Party includes:
    • 75 minutes in the pool
    • 1 hour in the party room
    • Cake, ice cream and punch
    • White table coverings
    • Plates, napkins, cups and utensils for up to 18 or 30 guests, depending on the number of guests in attendance.

    Basic Party for 18 Guests
    RiverPlex Member Price: $155
    Non-Member Price: $175

    Basic Party for 30 Guests
    RiverPlex Member Price: $175
    Non-Member Price: $195

    The Deluxe Party includes:
    Everything in the Basic Party PLUS:
    • 1 cluster of balloons
    • Birthday wall hangings
    • Colored table coverings

    Deluxe Party for 18 Guests
    RiverPlex Member Price: $190
    Non-Member Price: $210

    Deluxe Party for 30 Guests
    RiverPlex Member Price: $210
    Non-Member Price: $230

    The Ultimate Party includes:
    Everything in the Basic Party PLUS:
    • 3 clusters of balloons, including one themed mylar balloon
    • Themed birthday wall hangings
    • Themed plates, cups, napkins and utensils
    • Colored table coverings
    Over 50 Themes to choose from!

    Ultimate Party for 18 Guests
    RiverPlex Member Price: $230
    Non-Member Price: $250

    Ultimate Party for 30 Guests
    RiverPlex Member Price: $250
    Non-Member Price: $270

    * No party bookings will be made less than 10 days before the date of the party.
    * Deposit will be due at the time of booking.

    Peoria Zoo: 681-3513

    Choose from 3 options!
    • AFRICA! PACKAGE ($225*): Includes private room in Africa! overlooking the giraffe yard for 2 hours, invitations, a party coordinator who runs the party, ½ sheet cake, punch, plates, cups, napkins, a visit from our animal ambassadors, a tour of the Zoo and a t-shirt for the birthday child.
    *Price includes admission for up to 15 people. Additional adults are admitted at the admission price of $9 per adult.
    Additional children are welcome at $10.00 per child. $50
    deposit is required at time of booking party, the remainder of the balance must be paid 1 week before that party.
    Add-ons available:
    Gift bags- $3.95/person (ideal for ages 4-9)
    Food available at Lodge April-September (call for details)

    • TROPICS PACKAGE ($200**): Includes a private room in our Tropics building overlooking the sea lion pool for 1.5 hours, invitations, a party coordinator who runs the party, ½ sheet cake, punch, plates, cups, napkins, a visit from our animal ambassadors and a t-shirt for the birthday child (DOES NOT INCLUDE ZOO ADMISSION).
    **Price is for up to 25 guests, any additional guests will be $2/person. $50 deposit is required at time of booking party, the remainder of the balance must be paid one week before the party.

    • BIRTHDAY IN A BAG ($130***): Looking for just a room to have your birthday? Birthday in a Bag includes admission to the Zoo for 10 people, t-shirt for the birthday child, invitations to mail out and the main education room for 1 hour. Call for availability. Add on a 20 minute animal encounter for just $40!
    ***Price includes admission for up to 15 people. Additional adults are admitted at the regular price of $9 per adult and $5.25 per child. $50 deposit is required at time of booking party, the remainder of the balance must be paid 1 week before the party.

    • ZOOMOBILE BIRTHDAYS: Can’t come to the Zoo? Invite the Zoo to you! Birds, snakes, rabbits and more can be invited to your next birthday celebration. Prices start at $100 for Peoria residents and are adjusted for travel outside of Peoria and number of participants.

    Lakeview Rec Center: 681-2866 or 681-2867

    Open Gym Party: Come have your party at Lakeview Recreation Center, located at 1013 W. Lake Avenue in Lakeview Park!

    Package includes 1.5 hours of free time in the gymnasium where kids can play basketball, soccer, football, floor hockey and volleyball. The last ½ hour you will celebrate in a private room with cake and ice cream. Package includes ¼ sheet personalized cake, ice cream, plates, napkins, utensils, drinks and table covering.

    Fee: $110 for up to 20 guests ($2 for each additional guest)