Birthday Parties - South Suburban Parks and Recreation

Birthday Parties

Let’s celebrate you! Choose how to enjoy your special day with uniquely-themed birthday packages at locations across South Suburban. Planning your celebration with us is a piece of cake!


Add creativity to any child's birthday with one of our art parties.

Parties can be held at Buck, Goodson, Lone Tree, Sheridan (Creativity Lab) recreation centers or The Lone Tree Hub.

  • Clay - Create a clay project that will be glazed and fired.
  • Painting - Create works of art on canvas.
  • Dance - Learn ballet, hip hop, jazz, or Broadway style dance.
  • Theatre - Create puppets and stage a puppet show (all ages) or create masks and stage a comedy show (ages 10+).
  • Cupcakes at Lone Tree Recreation Center - Decorate cupcakes (ages 7+).
  • Creativity Lab at Sheridan Recreation Center - Experience art like never before using a wide variety of fun and unique art supplies.

Party Package
Two (2) hours of party time, including an hour-long lesson from a professional instructor.

$175 Resident / $190 Nonresident

Other Information
All Parties Ages 4+. Each child under 4 must be accompanied by one adult.
Up to 15 participants maximum.

To Reserve Your Party

  • Fill out an Art Party Request Form
  • After submitting your request form, you will receive an email from staff within a week confirming your party information. Your party is considered booked when full payment is received and you receive a confirmation receipt.

For more information, contact Lauren at

Colorado Journey Mini-Golf

Go sightseeing and make your child's next birthday party a hole-in-one.

Colorado Journey at Cornerstone Park

Garden of the Gods
Bring your own food/dessert.
Resident: $8, Nonresident: $10

Mesa Verde
1 slice of one-topping pizza per person
Resident: $9, Nonresident: $11

Pikes Peak
1 Ice Cream Cake for Party*
Resident: $12, Nonresident: $14

Cripple Creek Mine
1 slice of one-topping pizza per person
1 Ice Cream Cake for Party*
Resident: $13.50, Nonresident: $15.50

*Cool Beads Ice Cream Cups can be substituted in place of an Ice Cream Cake

Party packages

  • 18 Holes of Mini Golf
  • Birthday Party honoree receives a specialized Novelty Golf Ball
  • 90 minute reserved party area
  • Streamers & Balloons
  • 1 Drink per person

See various themed birthdays above for individual pricing.
Residents must have a current South Suburban ID or Englewood Rec ID to receive District rate.

To Book a Party
To book your party contact Gabrielle Schott at or 303.483.7030.

County Line BMX

Riders, get ready to race.

County Line BMX

Party Packages
• April – October, 8 am – 4 pm (some times unavailable due to prior commitments)
• Party has sole use of the BMX track
• Rentals must be at least two weeks before the party
• Weather determines if the track ready for your rental
• Signed permit and payment required before party to secure requested time
• Shelter, picnic tables, bleachers available
• The host may bring pop-up tents, decorations, food and drinks (no barbequing or glassware allowed)

Party Package Pricing
$40 Resident, $50 Nonresident, rental per hour

Additional fees
$30 for the use of the gate - Mon – Fri 9 am – 4 pm

To Book a Party
To book your party contact Gabrielle Schott at or 303.483.7030.

Family Sports Center

Experience the fun of multiple attractions, skating, games, laser tag, food and much more. A birthday party table is just waiting for YOU! All birthday parties must have an minimum of 8 children.

Family Sports Center

  • Classic
    Bumper cars, laser tag, 1 jump of Eurobungy, mini golf, and ice skating with rentals
    Place settings
    Resident: $13.95/pp; Nonresident: $15.95/pp
  • Premium
    Bumper cars, laser tag, 1 jump of Eurobungy, mini golf, and ice skating with rentals
    Place settings
    Hot dog or a slice of pizza
    Soft Drinks
    Resident: $16.95/pp; Nonresident: $18.95/pp

Party Packages

  • 2 Hours at the Party Table
  • Personal Party Host
  • Table settings, candles, balloons

See 2 birthday themes above for individual pricing.

To Book your Party
For more information and to book your party, contact Deacon Dobbs,

Gaming & eSports

Enjoy exclusive use of the South Suburban eSports Lounge and our selection of gaming hardware!

Lone Tree Hub - eSports Lounge

Lounge Features:

  • 10 Professional-Grade Gaming PCs with:

    • 24" Gaming Monitors

    • Top of the Line Peripherals

    • Gaming Chairs & Lounge Seating

  • Two 55" TVs and one 65" TV with:

    • 1 Playstation 5 

    • 2 PlayStation 4 Pro Systems

    • 4 Nintendo Switch Systems

    • 2 Xbox One X Systems

    • Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset*


Standard Party Rates:
 Residents $200 / Non-Residents $250
12 Players – 2 Hours

Extra Hour of Gameplay: $90 R / $95 NR
Additional Players (3 Max): $16 R / $19 NR
Tournament or Instructional Play: $25 
*VR Headset: $50

Book a Party:
For more information or to book a party, please contact Tyler McIntosh at

Goodson Gymnastics

Gather up all your gymnasts, new and experienced, for a fun and lively party everyone will enjoy.

Goodson Recreation Center's Gymnastics facility.

Party Packages

  • 1 hour of gymnastics activities led by host (s)
  • 30 minutes party time on the balcony area - up to 20 children including birthday child, ages 3 - 12
  • Examples of activities are obstacle course, foam pit, trampoline, games, and parachute activities
  • Activity selection to be discussed at time of booking
  • Click here to learn more about Gymnastics Birthday Parties

Party Package Pricing
$140 Resident, $172 Nonresident

Additional fees
Private Party room - $31 Resident, $45 Nonresident

To Book a Party
Please email


Celebrate your young adventurer's birthday with one of our unique nature-themed parties!

A wide variety of topics and party times are available. If your date or time preference isn't available, or you are trying to book within two weeks, please call our staff at 303.730.1022 for options. Please note parties are entirely outdoors (with exception of the River Table portion of the River Treasures theme). 

South Platte Park
Cake/food/presents portions of parties take place in the Meadowlark Pavilion.  

Party Themes:

  • Bug Bonanza (Seasonal - Spring / Fall)
    Catch insects, spiders and other crawlies, and examine them up close.
  • Crazy About Crawdads (Seasonal - Spring / Fall)
    Wade into a pond to catch crawdads, tadpoles, frogs and a myriad of aquatic insects.
  • Geocaching (Ages 8+)
    Join the global craze of geocaching and find hidden treasures at South Platte Park or wherever your travels take you! Limited to 12 participants or less. 
  • River Treasure Hunt
    Start by building cities and floods in our interactive River Table, then explore the trees and gravel bars on a riverside hike with a scavenger/treasure hunt. We can tailor this party to be entirely outdoors without the River Table. Please note 12 kids can use the River Table at one time. If your party is larger than 12, the group will be split into two rotations. 
  • Princess Adventures
    Explore the park as early women adventurers did, discovering plants and animals that live in the park. Feel free to wear your princess gowns with hiking shoes!
  • Fairy Houses or Forts
    Imagine living and surviving outdoors if you were tiny! Venture into the woods to build a pint-sized home for a fairy, creature, dolls, stuffed animals or even yourself. 
  • Wildlife Detectives
    Explore the park's trails to find the animals that live here. Use the clues they leave behind to learn what they were doing!

Party Package:

  • Naturalist-guided nature-themed program (90 minutes)

  • Meadowlark Pavilion for 30 minutes for cake, presents, etc. 

  • Reserved parking for guests

  • Small party favors for guests

  • Invitation template

Residents: $129
Nonresidents: $135

Other Information:
Ages 4+
Up to 12 participants (attending adults do not count toward participant number)
Additional children (up to 24 total) are welcome for an additional guide fee (Residents $59 / Nonresidents $65)
Balloons are not permitted in the park. All weather programs unless dangerous conditions exist. 

To Book Your Party:
For information and to book a nature birthday party, call 303.730.1022 or register online.

Pool Party at Douglas H. Buck Community Recreation Center

Douglas H. Buck Recreation Center


  • Pricing: Resident: $105 for 10 children / Nonresident: $135 for 10 children.
  • Price includes room rental (2 hours) with tables and chairs and 2 hours of swim time.
  • Party room capacity is currently 10 people, including parents/chaperones*. Parties larger than 10 may spread out in pool area, but may not all be in the party room at the same time due to limited space. (*Children ages 5 and under must have a parent/chaperone in the water with them at all times)

Book a Party
For more information or to book a party, please contact Anne Harston at

Sports Complex

Our indoor facility is the perfect place for your next celebration. Lace up your skates or cleats and get ready to have some fun!

Sports Complex

The Ice Package -  $149 Resident/$169 Nonresident

  • Personal party host and room reserved for 2 hours
  • Table cloth, napkins, plates, cups, utensils, and balloons included
  • Skate rental and public skate pass for 16 people (including adults)

The Hockey Package - $149 Resident/$169 Nonresident

  • Personal party host and room reserved for 2 hours
  • Table cloth, napkins, plates, cups, utensils, and balloons included
  • Take-a-shot pass for up to 16 children
  • $50 hockey gear package (including skates) available


The Turf Package -  $149 Resident/$169 Nonresident

  • Party room reserved for 2 hours for up to 16 children
  • Table cloth, napkins, plates, cups, utensils, and balloons included
  • Half a turf field reserved for 1 hour


  • Expand turf rental to full turf field for an additional $45
  • Add a Soccer Buddies instruction for an additional $75
  • Bounce house for an additional $100

The Court Package -  $129 Resident/$149 Nonresident

  • Party room reserved for 2 hours for up to 16 children
  • Table cloth, napkins, plates, cups, utensils, and balloons included
  • Half a court reserved for 1 hour


  • Expand court rental to full court for an additional $20
  • Bounce house for an additional $100
  • Turf for an additional $45




More information is available hereFood options available for purchase. Questions? Call 303.597.1023.


* Expand any party room for an additional $60.

* The package price, minus add-ons, is due upon booking.  The full amount charged is refundable if the cancellation is made 7 days prior to the party date. A cancellation fee of $50 will be collected if the cancellation is made with less than 7 days of party date. The final balance is due at party’s end.

* Party host gratuity is not included in price.

* Outside food, excluding a birthday cake, is not permitted. For special dietary needs please notify us to discuss.

Swimming Party at Cook Creek Pool

Summertime is pool time so have your child's birthday at Cook Creek with lots of fun water structures.

Swimming Party
Time: 2 Hours

Party package includes:

  • Table rental (2) for duration of 2 hour party
  • Admission for 10 guests - Includes parents/Chaperones-Max 20 guests

Days & Times Available
Sat & Sun: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm; 1 - 3 pm; and 3:30 - 5:30 pm

$100/table Resident; $110/table Nonresident (for 2 hours)

Additional Pricing Options:
$20 per extra table – Max 2 additional tables
Additional Guests (including parents/chaperones)-$4.25 Resident/$5.75 Non-Resident-Up to 20

To Book a Party
For more information and to book a party, please email

Tennis Birthday Parties

Ace your next celebration with a tennis party!

Indoors at the temporary South Suburban Ice Arena facility or outdoors at any South Suburban outdoor tennis courts. View all locations here

Party Package:

  • Tennis Lesson: 1 hour of court time led by a Tennis Pro
  • Maximum of 8 children per court
  • Racquet use
  • Party days and times vary depending on court and Tennis Pro availability
  • Food may be purchased at the Centennial Grill* (*temporarily closed due to construction) or Lone Tree Grill before your party


  • $150 base price for Tennis Pro for 1 hour, up to 8 participants. 
  • Additional participants will require an additional pro and additional cost.

To Book a Party:
Please contact Katherine Richey, Tennis Coordinator, at