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Make your child’s birthday a special one. Choose from a wide variety of age-appropriate themes for kids ages 3 and up. Let us do the work so you can enjoy the party. Seasonally, enjoy a party at Spray Park.

Party Details

  • What’s Included:  All parties include a decorated room, party host, paper goods & all activities.
  • Cost: Starting at $300 (for up to 15 children including the birthday child and participating siblings).  Additional guests are $15 each.
  • Party Times:
    Saturday or Sunday: 10–11:30 am or 1:30–3 pm
    Dates/times are available on a first come/first serve basis.  Book early to get your preferred date and time!
  • Location: Dolan (formerly Dunbar) Recreation Center 888 Dunbar Road, Mundelein, IL
  • Booking Process: Fill out the party registration form and take care of payment for up to 15 kids. Once your registration form is received, date/time is confirmed, and payment have been processed you will be sent a confirmation for your party.
  • Reservations:  Reservations are required two weeks in advance. Payment is required with reservation.  Space is not held until registration form and payment are received.
  • Food/Beverage:  All food/beverage is provided by parent(s)/guardian(s). You are welcome to use the fridge available in our kitchen. Pro-tip: If ordering pizza/food please have it delivered/arrive 45 minutes before the end of your party as we move to kitchen for the last 30 minutes.
  • Party Logistics: Parties are drop-off/pick-up unless the children attending are 4 years and younger.  One parent/guardian for children 4 and younger are encouraged to stay. Birthday family may arrive 15 minutes before party to greet guests and get food/beverage organized in our kitchen.  Parties are set-up and charged based on the number of people participating in the activity.
  • RSVP: Please send the final number of guests the Wednesday before your party to: kvickers@mundeleinparks.og
  • Additional Information:  For more information contact Karyna Vickers, Recreation General Programs Supervisor, at kvickers@mundeleinparks.org or 847.388.5437

Available Party Themes:

All parties follow a general flow:  The first 10 minutes we have free play or simple game as you greet the guests.  The next 45-55 minutes focuses on the party activity.  The last 30 minutes is set aside for the cake/beverages/food that you (the parent/guardian/party host) provide.  Our team will help distribute and clean up.

  • Arty Party
    Invite your friends for a fun and creative painting party!  We set up a painting station with canvases, paintbrushes, and paints. To make it more festive, we’ll decorate the room with colorful balloons.
  • Nerf Party
    It’s time to have fun! Play different games, experiment with different strategies, and enjoy the party with your friends as you navigate obstacles, hit targets, and play different games.
  • Robot Party
    Have fun and build an amazing battle robot!  The staff from RoboThink instructs and leads an exciting activity of building and battling robotic creations!
  • Magic Party
    Led by The Magic Team of Gary Kantor, enjoy a 45 minute magic session as he amazes your family and friends with card tricks, coin tricks and slight of hand!
  • Sports Party
    A sports themed party is a great way to celebrate a sports enthusiast’s special day.  Our experienced staff set up a variety of activities based on the birthday child’s age and interests.  Activities can include warm-ups and pep talks, ball relays, scooter races, capture the flag, different stations with different types of balls, races, and anything in between!
  • Tot Party
    Make a memorable party for your toddler and friends!  A few examples of activities may include freeze dance, musical chairs, and parachute games.  Loads of movement and fun.
  • Dino-mite Party
    Throw a dino-mite party for your dinosaur loving birthday kid!  We will hunt for dinosaur eggs, excavate dinosaurs, and play other fun Jurassic-related activities.

Cancellation policy:

We will accept a party cancellation until 2 weeks before the party with a full refund.  If cancelled within 3-14 days before the party you may receive a 50% refund with submission of the refund request form or you may reschedule for a $50 reschedule fee.  Refunds/partial credit/reschedules are not available to no-shows and/or cancellations within 48 hours of the event.

parties at Spray Park and Barefoot Bay

Provided by Mundelein Park & Recreation District: All paper products, two cheese pizzas, beverages, and a reserved eating area.  Spray Park parties also include a party host. Additional food and beverage may be purchased. Parties last 2 hours and are available Monday-Sunday.

Barefoot Bay Party: (1-10 people): $250 resident/$350. Additional guests are $13 each.

Spray Park Party: $175 resident/$250 nonresident. Additional guests are $5 each.

Questions? Contact Joe Duffy at 847.388.5470 or jduffy@mundeleinparks.org. Download the Aquatics Party Form.

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