Birthday Party Packages

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Party packages are available at the ARC (indoor), Little Mates Cove (outdoor) or Lake of the Woods Pool (outdoor).

Contact Information

Activity & Recreation Center
1701 W. Ash St.
Columbia, MO 65203
573-874-7700

Make your child’s birthday extra-special by holding a poolside birthday party! Columbia Parks and Recreation offers several affordable birthday party packages at various locations. The following is a list of the birthday packages offered. Click on the party package description for a quick link to more information.

Party Packages
Location Description
ARC Water Zone Birthday Party Packages:
* Basic Package
* Deluxe Package
* Extreme Package
* Ultimate Package
ARC Pool Room Rental – Plan Your Own Party
Little Mates Cove or Lake of the Woods Pool Pool Birthday Party

 

ARC Water Zone Party Packages
All packages include:
  • Two hours in selected party room
  • Pizza (additional pizzas may be purchased) or hot dogs and chips
  • Soda or Kool-Aid
  • Daily admission for the number of guests specified in the package
  • Souvenir party t-shirt for the birthday child
  • Wristbands to enter the facility
  • Free birthday party invitations to all party participants with free guest pass for future ARC visit
  • Party attendant will deliver food and drink.
  • Guests may stay and enjoy the ARC after your party room time is over.
birthday party at the ARC
Meet in the ARC Lobby prior to the party and a person from your birthday party will distribute admission wristbands to all the guests. ARC staff will deliver food and drink. Stay and enjoy the ARC after your party room time is over.
Room Times (only available during Rec Swim)
Mon/Wed/Fri 1:30 to 3:30 pm  (Available when school is not in session)
4 to 6 pm
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Sat/Sun 12 to 2 pm
2:30 to 4:30 pm
Receive $25 off your package cost when you have your party on a Monday or Wednesday…applies to package cost only!

Basic Package

Room
Participants
Food
Drinks
Cost

 

Raindrop
15 max*
4 pizzas or hot dogs & chips
Soda or Kool-Aid
Member – $143.75, Non-Member – $172.50

 Soda

Deluxe Package

Room
Participants
Food
Drinks
Cost

 

Typhoon
up to 25*
5 pizzas or hot dogs & chips
Soda or Kool-Aid
Member – $172.50, Non-Member – $201.25

 Hotdog

Extreme Package

Room
Participants
Food
Drinks
Cost

 

Typhoon
up to 35*
6 pizzas or hot dogs & chips
Soda or Kool-Aid
Member – $201.25, Non-Member – $230

 Chips

Ultimate Package

Room
Participants
Food
Drinks
Cost

 

Typhoon
up to 45*
7 pizzas or hot dogs & chips
Soda or Kool-Aid
Member – $230, Non-Member – $258.75

 Pizza

* All adults and children attending the party will be counted.
Contact (573) 874-7700 for reservations.

Click on this link for information regarding the ARC Water Zone.

 

ARC Pool Room Rentals – You Plan the Party
If you are looking for a room to rent where you plan the party, bring the food, and have easy access to the pool, we have rooms just for you – the Raindrop Room and the Typhoon Room. This package includes a two-hour room rental. Paid admission to the ARC is REQUIRED with these room rentals. If your party does not want to swim, see other ARC room rental options. Birthday party
ROOMS RAINDROP TYPHOON
Maximum Capacity 15 persons 55 persons
2-Hour Room Rental $37 (+ ARC admission fees) $50(+ ARC admission fees)
Mon., Wed., Fri. Times: 4 to 6* pm; 6:30 to 8:30 pm Times: 4 to 6* pm; 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Reservations (573) 874-7700 874-7700
*Available when school is not in session or on early release days
See ARC admission fees

 

Little Mates Cove or Lake of the Woods Pool Birthday Parties

Enjoy a birthday swimming party during the summer season. Party times can be reserved during public recreation swim times for children 12 and under.

  • Reservations must be made a minimum of two weeks in advance
  • Payment must be made at the time of reservation. Visa, Master Card, or Discover accepted for phone orders
  • Everyone who enters is counted
  • Must have a minimum of one adult to every ten children
  • Cake, ice cream, cookies or other party items may be brought into the facility for reserved parties
Little Mates Cove
Party Fees: $7 per hour per table
$9 per large pizza
$3.75 per 10-pack of Kool-Aid Jammers
Reservations: (573) 874-7700
See pool hours, schedules, programs and events.

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