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Birthday Parties

Come to your local YMCA for a hassle free, fun filled Birthday Party! We offer both Swim and Gym parties, and can add games and activities to pump up any child's special day. Each Party is approx. 2 hours long, with an hour of play and an hour in the party room. We can also take care of all your party needs with our Party Plus Package! (extra fee applies)

We ask all participants and guests to act in a manner that upholds our cover values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility when visiting the YMCA

  • $50 Deposit is due upon booking. This is non-refundable, and will be applied to your party total.
  • You must give at least 10 days notice to cancel any party, otherwise it is understood that you will owe the full party amount.
  • Prices are for a maximum of 25 children and 25 adult chaperones.
  • It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to make sure all participants follow Y rules.
  • Please note that the Y facilities, including the pool and gyms are open to members during your party, unless booking a Private Gym/Swim party. Party attendees must vacate the party room within 30 minutes after the party time.
  • Parents/Guardians must stay at the party until each participant is picked up from the party.


PRICING

Y Member $175 for 2 hours (1 hour Gym/Swim and 1 hour in the Party Room)
 
Community Participant $225 for 2 hours (1 hour Gym/Swim and 1 hour in the Party Room)
 
Y Member $275 for 2 hours (1 hour Private Gym/Swim and 1 hour in the Party Room)
 
Community Participant $325 for 2 hours (1 hour Private Gym/Swim and 1 hour in the Party Room)


YMCA Birthday Party FAQ

What do we do first when we arrive at the YMCA for the party and how early can we come?

You are welcome to arrive 30 minutes prior to your party time to set up any d├ęcor with the assistance of your party host (please nothing that attaches to the building or could cause damage to the paint or mirrors). Upon arrival, parents/guardians of all guests are asked to inform the Front Desk they are here for a birthday party. Guests will be directed to the party room where parents/guardians will sign in their children and provide an emergency contact number. This needs to be completed before parents/guardians leave the Y.


Can we bring our own food for the party? What about delivery?

Party families are welcome to bring in pizza, subs or other birthday treats for the party guests. If you would like to order pizza or subs, you can have it delivered to the Y, and you are responsible to pay and receive the food items from the delivery person in the lobby. The Y staff is not able to order or collect money; this is the responsibility of the party parent/guardian.

We also offer a Party Plus option including 5 large pizzas, a half sheet cake (we offer an assortment of flavors and designs), snacks, juice boxes and water, and all paper goods including table cloths, plates, and napkins for an extra fee.


Should we bring our own towel and suits? What else may we need?

If swimming, guests need to bring their own towel and swimsuit, along with their own gym lock (if desired). Goggles, small pool toys, and flotation vests are permitted; limited amounts are available in Aquatics for your use as well.


Are adults required to be in the pool?

To ensure safety of all, the following adult/child ratios in the pool must be strictly adhered to:
Children 3 & under= 1 adult per 2 children *
Children 4 & 5= 1 adult per 3 children *
Any child using a flotation vest must have an adult within arms reach at all times. Children will need to successfully complete a swim test by a licensed Life Guard prior to admittance to deeper water.
*Adults are required to be physically in the water.


What is included with the birthday party package?

Included is a private birthday party room that you may choose to decorate, 1 hour in either the Gym or the Aquatics Center, and your personal party host. We will set up all tables and chairs for your event, and your host will guide your group during your stay. With Gym parties we do host a variety of different games/activities, such as parachute time, basketball, scooters, dodgeball, duck duck goose, etc. Games may also be set up in Aquatics, time and space permitting.


Who should I contact if I have questions about the birthday party?

Please contact our Membership Director Lizz Elliott via email at lelliott@greaterpittstonymca.org. If you have further questions, please contact Member Services at (570) 655-2255.

Download our Birthday Party Contract