Birthday Parties at the Recreation Centres

Our recreation centres offer a variety of birthday party packages for preschoolers through to 12 years.

Young skateboarder.

Young skateboarder

You can:

  • either hire a Party Pilot who will take the children through a fun set of interactive activities – adapting them to meet the needs and abilities of your child and their guests
  • or just hire the space at the recreation centre and run your own party.

Party Pilot option

There's a range of options available, depending on where you want to have the party.

Karori Recreation Centre

Children aged 3–5 years can enjoy fun with a bouncy castle!

For school children (aged 5–12 years old) there are two options:

  • cooperative or party games, ride-on cars and inflatable
  • sports party where you can choose two of the following:
    • football
    • basketball
    • netball

Nairnville Recreation Centre

Children aged 3–5 years can enjoy fun with:

  • a bouncy castle
  • soft play equipment
  • ride-on cars.

For school children (aged 5–12 years old) you can choose from these options:

  • co-operative or party games, ride-on cars and inflatable
  • sports party – choose two of the following:
    • football
    • basketball
    • unihockey
    • netball
    • nukemball

Tawa Recreation Centre

Children aged 3–5 years can enjoy fun with:

  • warm-up activities 
  • inflatable fun 
  • exciting games 
  • free play 
  • ride-on cars 
  • soft play equipment 
For school children (aged 5–12 years old) you can choose from these options:
  • warm-up activities
  • inflatable fun
  • exciting games
  • sports or relays

Request a booking

Complete the online form and we'll confirm your booking by email within 3 days:

Request a booking

For urgent booking requests, phone the recreation centre direct:

Recreation Centres

Rules and charges

  • There need to be enough adults present to meet a ratio of one adult for every four children.
  • If the children are under 5 years old, then a maximum of 12 children applies.
  • Children need to wear socks on the bouncy castles.

Charges