Birthday Parties (1 to 10 Years)

Thank you for your interest in our birthday parties! Please see the information below for our FAQs or you may contact our Customer Service Team at 604-927-7529 if you have questions. If you are ready to book your party, you may visit us online at www.portcoquitlam.ca/register . 

Please select an option that is age-appropriate for your child’s party. Our parties are available on Friday evenings and there are many party times available on Saturdays and Sundays. 

Goodie bags are $4 each and helium balloons are $1.50 each which can be added to your birthday party package.

To complete your Birthday Party Booking you must have a profile account in our registration system. Please go to www.portcoquitlam.ca/register to create a new account.

Preschool Parties at Hyde Creek Recreation Centre

SPORTS HALL AND PLAY PARTY (1-6YRS)

Begin your party with an hour of play in the Sports Hall for sports & games followed by an hour of eating, celebration and smiles in your beautifully decorated room.  Please see our FAQ page for more information.

Additional Information: *Maximum 15 participants (no exceptions). *You may bring your own food and drinks. *Please bring plates, cutlery, napkins etc. *Helium balloons and goodie bags are available for purchase.  *Parties cater to children, please be mindful of the space available for adults in the room; maximum capacity of 30 people (no exceptions). *Parents may wenter the room 5-10 minutes prior to the start of the party.

Party Time:
Saturdays: 10am-12pm
Sundays: 1pm-3pm

The Birthday Party Team Leader will contact you prior to your party to review all booking information and ensure we are ready to provide you with an amazing birthday party experience!

MINI BOUNCY CASTLE PARTY (1-6 YRS)

Begin with active and fun playtime with your bouncy castle and toys in the Sports Hall followed by party time to eat and celebrate in your beautifully decorated party room.  For more information please visit our FAQ page.

Additional Information: *Maximum 15 participants (no exceptions). *You may bring your own food and drinks. *Helium balloons and goodie bags are available for purchase. *Parties cater to children, please be mindful of the space available for adults in the room; maximum capacity of 30 people (no exceptions). *Parents may enter the room 5-10 minutes prior to the start of the party.

Party Time:
Saturdays: 1pm-3pm or 4pm-6pm
Sundays: 10am-12pm

The Birthday Party Team Leader will contact you prior to your party to review all booking information and ensure we are ready to provide you with an amazing birthday party experience!

Children’s Parties at Hyde Creek Recreation Centre

SPLASH PARTY (7-10 YRS)

Join your party leader in a decorated party room ready for fun with your friends! From 1pm-2pm you will have one hour to eat and celebrate followed by an hour of swimming with your pals.  For more information please visit our FAQ page.

Additional Information: *Maximum 15 participants (no exceptions). *You may bring your own food and drinks. *Helium balloons and goodie bags are available for purchase. *Parties cater to children, please be mindful of the spave available for adults in the room; maximum capacity of 35 people (no exceptions). *Parents may enter the room 5-10 minutes prior to the start of the party. *All children must be at least 7 years old to swim independently, if safety procedures are not followed it may result in a loss of swimming privilages.

Party Time:
Saturdays 1pm-3pm

The Birthday Party Team Leader will contact you prior to your party to review all booking information and ensure we are ready to provide you with an amazing birthday party experience!

SPORTS GALORE (6-10 YRS)

Join your party leader in a decorated party room with your friends at 10am.  Begin your party in the gym for sports and games followed by an hour in the Party Room to eat and celebrate!  For more information please visit our FAQ page.

Additional Information: *Maximum 15 participans (no exceptions). *You may bring your own food and drinks. *Please bring your own plates, cutlery and napkins etc. *Helium balloons and goodie bags are available for purchase. *Parties cater to children, please be mindful of the space available for adults in the room; maximum capacity of 35 people (no exceptions). *Parents may enter the room 5-10 minutes prior to the start of the party.

Party Time:
Sundays 10am-12pm

The Birthday Party Team Leader will contact you prior to your party to review all booking information and ensure we are ready to provide you with an amazing birthday party experience!

BIRTHDAY PARTY PLUS – POOL (7-10 YRS)

Join your party leader in a decorated party room ready to party with your friends!  From 6:30pm-8:30pm you will have time to celebrate with pizza, drinks and a creative craft.  End your party with an hour of swimming starting at 8:30pm.  For more information please see our FAQ page.

Additional information: Maximum 15 participants (no exceptions).  *You may bring your own food and drinks. *If bringing food, please bring plates, cutlery and napkins etc. *Helium balloons and goodie bags are available for purchase. *Parties cater to children, please be mindful of space available for adults; maximum capacity of 35 people (no exceptions). *Parents may enter the room 5-10 minutes prior to the start of your party. *All children must be at least 7 years old to swim independantly, if safety procedures are not followed it may result in a loss of swimming privilages. *Includes 2 pieces of pizza and 1 drink per child.

Party Time:
Fridays 6:30-9:30pm

The Birthday Party Team Leader will contact you prior to your party to review all information and ensure we are raedy to provide you with an amazing birthday party experience!

Hyde Creek Virtual Tour

Other Virtual Tours

Community Room 2
Bouncy Castle
Community Room 3
Program Room 1
Gymnasium
Program Room 2
Lecture Hall
Sports Hall

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the party rate?

Parties include a Recreation Attendant, party room set-up and clean-up. Parent/guardians are responsible for providing the cake, and any additional items you feel are necessary for the event.    Birthday Party Plus parties includes 2 pieces of pizza and 1 drink (pop or juice).

 

How late can I make changes to my party?

The latest day to make changes is the Wednesday prior to the weekend of your party.

Why are some dates not available?

Due to facility bookings such as previously booked parties, special events, tournaments and holidays; some dates are not available.

When can we get into the room and when do we need to leave? Can we store our belongings in the room while we swim or skate?

The room will be opened five to ten minutes before the party is due to begin. You may store your belongings until the conclusion of the party. After the party, you will have fifteen minutes to empty the room of all belongings, so staff can clean and prepare for the next party.

If the party involves swimming or skating, do parents have to pay to go swimming or skating?

Admission is only covered for two adults. Someone over 16 years old must accompany children under the age of seven in the water and on the ice.

What is in the goodie bags?

Goodie bags contain bubbles, a candy, a tattoo and a swim/skate pass for our facilities. Goodie bags can be purchased for $4/each.

I want to organize my own party and book a private room, who do I contact?

Please contact our Recreation Administrative Staff for private bookings. Please see the contact information below:
www.portcoquitlam.ca/bookings

Can we purchase helium balloons?

Yes, they are $1.50 each.

What games do they play?

Our leaders offer unique, diverse and age appropriate games for all parties.  If the birthday child would like a certain game played, please communicate with the Rec Attendant.

Do the 15 guests include the birthday child?

Yes, you may have a total of 15 children at your party including the birthday child.

Can we bring our own Food?

Please note we are not responsible for the set-up, clean-up and removal of your own food.  Children Services staff will provide assistance in guiding the clean-up.  If you do not want to be responsible for food clean-up, please purchase a food included package.

Does the Party Leader swim/skate with the children?

For Swimming and Skating parties for 7 years plus, Party Leaders do not swim or skate with the Birthday Party as we have trained Swimming & Skating Attendants. If you have any questions and/or concerns, please contact the Birthday Party Team Leader.

Can we request a certain Rec Attendant to lead our party?

We love hearing feedback about our staff team and we welcome you to request a leader if you have a special relationship with them! Due to our Children Services Staff scheduling we cannot guarantee that your requested leader will be available, but please feel free to ask!

How many pizza slices per guest?

Birthday parties that include pizza, guests are welcome to two slices each. Cheese or Peperoni Only. If you would like to order extra pizza for your party, please let the Birthday Party Team Leader know at the time of the booking.  Saturday parties are able to order extra pizzas.

Can we use the Hyde Creek gym?

Yes! We are now offering the Hyde Creek Gymnasium party which includes 60 minutes of active time and games led by our Children Services Rec Attendants.

Will a staff member call us before hand?

The Birthday Party Team Leader will contact you about a  week prior to your party to follow up.  She is available by phone on most week days to provide any assistance you may need prior to your party.  You are welcome to get in touch with her to ask any questions you may have. 

What is the usual order of activities?
  • Free play while guests arrive
  • The activity may go before or after the food depending on the availability of rooms
  • Food, presents, cake
  • Swimming and skating is always the last activity for those parties
What if I have a request or circumstance to make my party special?

Please be sure to let us know! Everyone is welcome at our City Facilities and we always do our best to accommodate all special requests for Birthday Parties! When making your booking with our Birthday Party Team Leader, please share as much information as you can so we can get your child’s birthday just right!