Celebrate your birthday with a fun-filled party at your local Y. Let our staff do the work while you enjoy the day with your birthday kid!
Celebrate your birthday with us by hosting a memorable, fun-filled party at the Y! Just choose a theme and our party hosts will take it from there. The kids will have a blast playing non-stop games and when it is time for treats in the party room, our hosts will keep the fun rolling. Best of all, when the fun is done, the mess is ours and your house is still intact!
Parties typically include 45 minutes of activity and 45 minutes in the party room for gifts, food, and dessert. All celebrations include use of a party room with tables and chairs, streamers or banners, colored table cloths, note-taking sheet for gifts, a Y host, and a t-shirt for the birthday child. Not all parties are offered at every location.
Celebrate your child's birthday with a splash! Kids will have a blast playing water games, testing handstand skills at the bottom of pool, or just playing around.
Ages: 5-13 years
This birthday party offers your kids and their friends a chance to tumble, climb, and explore in our play area while being led in games and activities by our super fun host.
Ages: 3-12 years
Most kids have never met an inflatable they didn't like. We're the same! At this birthday party, kids bounce and play the day away!
Ages: 2-10 or 13 years depending on location
Birthday party games and sports galore! From basketball to foosball and more, kids play their game of choice under the coaching of our skilled hosts.
Ages: 3-15 years
The Y is committed to ensuring all families have access to quality and enriching youth programs. If the fee for a birthday party prevents a challenge for your family, financial assistance is available. For Y members, your scholarship is already attached to your Y account and available upon registration. For community members, please drop by your local Y or call us at (206) 382-5022 to learn more.
Parties through October 2022
Parties November 2022 and beyond
To receive Y Member pricing, the guest of honor must have a Y Membership.
We've compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions about our birthday parties! If there is something we have missed, please reach out to the Birthday Party Coordinator at your chosen location below.
The guest of honor and parents may arrive 15 minutes early to begin check-in procedure, sign waivers, and set-up party room with additional decorations if not being used by another party. Guests will be welcomed by the Party Host beginning five minutes before the party time.
We provide a banner or streamers and table cloths. You may provide any additional decorations, excluding confetti. Please bring blue painter’s tape if you plan to attach decorations to the wall.
Your party room will depend on the time and type of party that is booked and will vary by location. Please contact the Birthday Party Coordinator at your chosen location for more information.
Yes! You are welcome to bring pre-made food and drinks. We have some refrigerator and freezer space should you need it but are unable to heat up any food items. Alcohol is not permitted.
Y birthday parties typically include 45 minutes of activity and 45 minutes in the party room for gifts, food, and dessert. Big Splash parties include an additional 30 minutes for transition to/from the pool. If you would like to propose a different schedule for your party, please contact the Birthday Party Coordinator at your chosen location.
Of course! Our Party Host is willing and ready to coordinate games during most parties.
You may book your birthday party online, in person at the front desk, by contacting the Birthday Party Coordinator at your chosen location, or by calling (833) 732-9622.
Y birthday parties include up to 15 kids, including the guest of honor. Additional kids are $10 per child. Parents and siblings under age 1 are not included in the guest count. All adults, ages 16 years and older, must bring their Y membership card or photo identification.
Parent or guardians of children attending the party are not required to stay. The Y Party Host is available to guide children from each area of the facility, but they are not responsible for supervision. Additional adults may be needed in the pool to meet Big Splash party requirements. All adults, ages 16 years and older, must bring their Y membership card or photo identification.
Yes, for some parties you may add extra time for an additional charge of $50 for 30 minutes. Please email the Birthday Party Coordinator at your chosen location to see if we are able to accommodate your request.
Additional guests are $10 per child. Please email the Birthday Party Coordinator at your local Y to see if we are able to accommodate additional guests.
Please email the Birthday Party Coordinator at your chosen location. We may be able to accommodate your request, though no guarantees are made.
Please email the Birthday Party Coordinator at your chosen location. We may be able to accommodate your request for building your unique experience.
The Party Host will walk you and your party guests over to the pool area where Y lifeguards will be present.
Guests will be required to adhere to all rules and guidelines of the pool area. Please review complete list of pool rules prior to booking your party. No street shoes are allowed in the pool area. Please be prepared to go barefoot, if needed. Swimmers who cannot pass a swim test must have a parent or guardian in the water within arms' reach. Please review the aquatic center age guidelines here.
You and your child(ren)'s safety is our highest priority. We understand Covid-19 safety protocols change frequently and it can cause confusion. As new guidance emerges and the science develops, we continuously seek ways to minimize risk to community. We appreciate our staff and members’ flexibility and willingness to shift as we seek an end to the pandemic.
Our mask and vaccine policy is based on local, state, and federal regulations plus best practices for similar industries across the country.
Our staff are trained to follow all safety protocols and cleaning procedures, including thoroughly sanitizing touchpoints between groups or programs.
For parties occurring through October 31, cancellations must be received a minimum of seven days before the start of the party to receive a refund, minus a $50 booking fee. If the cancellation is less than seven days, you will forfeit your entire payment.
For parties occurring November 2022 and forward, a non-refundable deposit of $100 is due along with payment at time of booking. The deposit can be transferred to another day/time (party) but is non-refundable with a party cancellation. If the party is cancelled 14 days prior, they will receive a refund minus the deposit. If the party is cancelled within 14 days of the party, they will receive a credit minus the deposit.
All parents or guardians must fill out a waiver form for their child(ren) prior to participating in the birthday party.
Contact our friendly Birthday Party Coordinators at your chosen Y location!
Auburn Valley Y: email@example.com
Bellevue Family Y: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coal Creek Family Y in Newcastle: email@example.com
Dale Turner Family Y in Shoreline: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kent Y: email@example.com
Matt Griffin Y in SeaTac: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meredith Mathews East Madison Y in central Seattle: MMEMBirthdays@seattleymca.org
Northshore Y in Bothell: email@example.com
Sammamish Community Y: firstname.lastname@example.org
Snoqualmie Valley Y: email@example.com
West Seattle & Fauntleroy Y: firstname.lastname@example.org
Birthday parties are currently not offered at the Downtown YMCA or University Family YMCA
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