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

Kilbirnie Recreation Centre

Tinytown Birthday 

Preschoolers (children aged 1-4 years) can enjoy a Tinytown Birthday Package, which includes:

  • a booking for one and a half hours
  • a bouncy castle
  • miniature houses
  • ride-on cars
  • toys
  • access to the cafe area - bring your own food and drink
  • access to the kitchenette
  • free access to the rink.

Maximum of 20 children for Tinytown birthdays.

Wheels Birthday

School children (aged 5-12 years) can choose a Wheels Birthday Package, which includes:

  • a booking for one and a half hours
  • rollerskates or blades for each child
  • safety equipment
  • football, basketball and hockey games equipment
  • use of ramps
  • exclusive use of cafe area.

This is for a maximum of 20 children and you can bring your own wheels too!

Private facility hire

Children or adults can choose to hire the whole facility for two hours (on Friday nights or Sunday afternoons) - this includes:

  • exclusive use of rink
  • ramps
  • various sporting equipment
  • cafe area.

Nairnville Recreation Centre

Children aged 3–5 years can have 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 have 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