We're the place for all your birthday fun. Whether your child likes the Children's Neighborhood Museum, the Prairie Grass Nature Museum or the Sports Center, we've got you covered. Explore your options below.

Children's Neighborhood Museum Parties

Give Your Child the Best Birthday Party in the Neighborhood!

There's no better way to make your child's birthday more special than by hosting a party in the Children's Neighborhood Museum. All of your guests will have an amazing time in our tot-sized replica of a town built especially for kids.

Reservations

Inquire about parties with Margaret Kissner, our Children's Neighborhood Museum Coordinator. Reservations are taken on a first come, first served basis. Additional party time can be added to the time of your reservation at an additional fee. There is a $50 initial payment due at the time of your reservation, along with the Birthday Party Reservation Form and a credit card number or check to be held as a damage deposit. The remaining balance is due one week prior to your party date.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received 14 days prior to your reservation date to receive a full refund of the initial payment, minus 20% (up to $10). Cancellations made within 14 days of the reservation date will forfeit the $50 initial payment. If the Children's Neighborhood Museum is not able to accommodate the party request, a full refund will be issued.

To book your party, contact Registration at 847-546-8558 or complete this fillable Birthday Party Agreement Form and email it to registration@rlapd.org.


Party Information:

Birthday Times Available

Saturdays - Parties begin at 11:45 am and run through 8:00 pm
Sundays - Parties begin at 9:00 am and run through 8:00 pm
Weekdays - Party times vary on Thursdays and Fridays

Party Package Includes

  • 75 minutes in the "Neighborhood Play Zone"
  • Plus, 45 minutes in the adjacent room to serve food/cake/beverages and/or open presents
  • Birthday child receives an "I had my birthday at the Children's Neighborhood Museum" t-shirt
  • Every child receives a coupon to come back and play another day
  • Tables will be covered with plastic tablecloths
  • One party host

Party Costs: $130 (Thursdays/Fridays) or $150 (Saturdays/Sundays) for the first 10 children; $5 for each additional child
* Please Note: The maximum number of children is 30. One adult per 10 children is required.

Additional Rental Options
(During your Children's Museum Party)

  • Additional time may be added upon availability. Cost: $35/half hour
  • Gym (2 hours): $65
  • Senior Center (2 hours): $75
  • Multipurpose Room (2 hours): $85

Please inquire about these options when setting up your rental reservation. Prices vary before & after Children's Neighborhood Museum rentals.

Invitations

Use these free, printable invitations to send your friends. They are cute, colorful and easy to customize for your own birthday party.

Birthday Party Invitation

Sports Center Parties

Get Active at the Sports Center

If your child loves to play sports, this is the perfect location for his/her birthday party. We offer many traditional sports such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, floor hockey and baseball. We also offer dodgeball and newly added foam dart parties. We'll do our best to accommodate your personal choice, if you don't see an activity you like. All parties are 1.5 hours in total with 1 hour on the sports surface, followed by 30 minutes in the party room.

Reservations

Parties can be held any time. Reservations are taken on a first come, first served basis. Additional party time can be added to the time of your reservation at an additional fee. There is a $50 initial payment due at the time of your reservation, along with the Birthday Party Reservation Form and a credit card number or check to be held as a damage deposit. The remaining balance is due one week prior to your party date.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received 14 days prior to your reservation date to receive a full refund of the initial payment, minus 20% (up to $10). Cancellations made within 14 days of the reservation date will forfeit the $50 initial payment. If the Sports Center is not able to accommodate the party request, a full refund will be issued.

To book your party, contact Registration at 847-546-8558 or complete this fillable Birthday Party Agreement Form and email it to registration@rlapd.org.


Party Information: (Three party package options)

Sports Party

  • 1 hour of activity on one surface
  • Plus, 30 minutes in a party room (1.5 hours total party time)
  • Tablecloths provided
  • A party host will be included to facilitate activities

Party Costs: $150/$165 (Res./NRes.) up to 12 children; $190/$205 (Res./NRes.) for up to 24 children

Foam Dart Party

  • 1 hour of Foam Dart action
  • Plus, 30 minutes in a party room (1.5 hours total party time)
  • Tablecloths provided
  • A party host will be included to facilitate activities

Party Costs: $180/$195 (Res./NRes.) up to 12 children; $220/$235 (Res./NRes.) for up to 24 children

Bubble Soccer Party

  • 1 hour of Bubble Soccer competition
  • Plus, 30 minutes in a party room (1.5 hours total party time)
  • Tablecloths provided
  • A party host will be included to facilitate activities

Party Costs: $275/$290 (Res./NRes.) up to 12 children; $325/$340 (Res./NRes.) for up to 24 children

Team Party Package

  • 1 hour on a sport surface
  • Plus, 30 minutes in a party room (1.5 hours total party time)
  • Can accommodate up to 50 people

Party Costs: $165 (Res./NRes.)

Add-On:

  • Moonwalk: $150 if space is available

Prairie Grass Nature Museum Parties

Celebrate Your Child's Birthday with the Animals of the Prairie Grass Nature Museum!

Enjoy the great outdoors and interact up-close with nature! All birthday parties include one hour of naturalist-led activities, indoor or outdoor (weather permitting), and half hour inside for food and gifts. Birthday child can choose to have their photo taken with one of our live animals!

Reservations

Reservations are taken on a first come, first served basis - see below for availability. Additional party time can be added to the time of your reservation at an additional fee. There is a $50 initial payment due at the time of your reservation, along with the Birthday Party Reservation Form and a credit card number or check to be held as a damage deposit. The remaining balance is due one week prior to your party date.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received 14 days prior to your reservation date to receive a full refund. Cancellations made within 14 days of the reservation date will forfeit the $25 deposit.All cancellations must be received 14 days prior to your reservation date to receive a full refund of the initial payment, minus 20% (up to $10). Cancellations made within 14 days of the reservation date will forfeit the $50 initial payment. If the Prairie Grass Nature Museum is not able to accommodate the party request, a full refund will be issued.

To book your party, contact Registration at 847-546-8558 or complete this fillable Birthday Party Agreement Form and email it to registration@rlapd.org.


Party Information: (Three party package options)

Prairie Grass Nature Museum Campfire Party - Ages 6+

Celebrate your birthday by roasting marshmallows with friends and family! Offered Memorial Day Weekend through the third week in October, weather permitting.

  • 1 hour of outdoor activity (weather permitting)
  • Outdoor activities include: Making s'mores, wilderness/survival games and activities (fire-building, knot tying), nature hikes
  • Plus, 30 minutes for gifts and food - held outside unless requested indoors
  • S'mores and campfire supplies are provided
  • 1 party host for every 12 kids

Party Costs: $150 (Res./NRes.) up to 12 children

Prairie Grass Nature Adventure Party - Ages 4+

Meet the animals that call the Prairie Grass Nature Museum home, do a scavenger hunt, and play games that will bring the animal out in you!

  • 1 hour of activity, meet animals and explore museum
  • Plus, 30 minutes in a party room (1.5 hours total party time)
  • Paper plates, napkins, tablecloths
  • 1 party host for every 12 kids

Party Costs: $135 (Res./NRes.) up to 12 children

NEW! Art on the Wild Side Party - Ages 8+

Unleash your creativity with these nature-inspired pieces of art that you take home to display!

  • 1 hour of art activity (Gyotaku & Scenes or Plant Inspirations)
  • Plus, 30 minutes in a party room (1.5 hours total party time)
  • Paper plates, napkins, tablecloths
  • 1 party host for every 12 kids

Party Costs: $170 (Res./NRes.) up to 12 children

All pricing is for up to 12 children. Additional children $5 each. Max: 20 children.