Des Plaines Park District

Birthday Parties

Download a fillable birthday party form here!

What Makes a Great Party? Birthday Parties

• It’s unique and exciting!
• Everyone participates and has fun!
• You don’t have to clean up!
• It’s affordable!

If you are looking to give your child the coolest birthday party ever, call the Des Plaines Park District!

Theme Parties

Let us create the birthday party of your child’s dreams. Just invite the guests!

Paint & Party • Ages 6–12 • Cumberland Terrace
For artists of all ages and abilities. Your guests will make an age-appropriate, personalized art project based on your child’s interests. We are ready with all art supplies!

Glow Dance Party • Ages 6–12 • Cumberland Terrace
Enjoy your birthday as you dance your party away! Wow your friends with a dance party in the dark including glow sticks and a strobe light! Be prepared to play fun games such as freeze dance and glow hula hoop.

Princess or Superhero Party • Ages 3–12 • Cumberland Terrace
Do you have a favorite princess or superhero? Come dressed up as your favorite character while you enjoy games and crafts!

Nerf Party • Ages 8–12 • Prairie Lakes Community Center
Invite your friends to an all-out battle with the Nerf Party! You can bring your own Blaster or use one of ours! Protective eye glasses will be required to participate in the activities!

Ultimate Games & Sports • Ages 3–12 • Prairie Lakes Community Center
This is the perfect party for young sports fans who always have energy to spare. Kids will have lots of time in our gym to play sports and games, and plenty of time to celebrate as well. Come pumped up, leave happy & tired! Note: For Ultimate Games & Sports Party dates and time may be limited by availability of the gym.

Balloon Animal • Ages 3–12 • Prairie Lakes Community Center
Info to come

Magic Show • Ages 3–12 • Prairie Lakes Community Center
Info to come

Birthday Party Info
Level one R:$385/NR:$435 for 1-15 guests
Level two: R: $435/NR: $485 16-25 guests
Level three: R: $485/$535 for 26- 35 guests
Everyone of age in attendance besides immediate birthday family are considered guests. exceeding the 35 guest limit will require the registrant to book a room rental with the Park District business department at 847-391-5700.

Three party experts and simple birthday décor.
–Families are responsible for specialty décor, food, and beverages.


*All parties will state their specific location*
Cumberland Terrace Fieldhouse, 426 S. Warrington (at Washington Street) Map and directions
Administrative and Leisure Center, 2222 Birch Street Map and directions.
Prairie Lakes Community Center 1515 Thacker Street

Ages: 3–12

Time: 2 hours, including 60 minutes of planned activities.

Days: Friday, Saturday or Sunday depending on availability. Book your party early!

Payments: Balance is due upon Birthday Party booking.

To book your party, call 847-391-5700 or email

Parties are also offered year-round at Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center, and during the summer season at Chippewa Pool, Lake Park, Mountain View Adventure Center, and Mystic Waters Family Aquatic Center.
Birthday Parties

Administrative & Leisure Center2222 Birch Street • 847-391-5700

Golf Center Des Plaines353 N. River Road • 847-803-GOLF

Lake Park Golf Course & Marina1015 Howard Avenue • 847-391-5730

Mountain View Adventure Center510 E. Algonquin Road • 847-391-5733

Mystic Waters2025 Miner Street • 847-391-5740

Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-390-4949

Prairie Lakes Community Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-391-5711