Celebrate your birthday with a fun-filled party at the 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, the mess is ours when the fun is done 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 using the party room with tables and chairs, streamers or banners, colored tablecloths, note-taking sheet for gifts, a Party Host, and a t-shirt for the birthday child. Not all party types 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 the 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: Vary by 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
We've compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions about our birthday parties! If there is something we have missed, please don't hesitate to contact the Birthday Party Coordinator at your chosen location below.
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.
Yes! The Y is committed to ensuring all families have access to quality and enriching youth programs. If the fee for this program presents a challenge for your family, financial assistance is available.
For Y members, your program assistance 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.
Yes! To see your Y member discount, please click the 'book your party' button and then click the activity to see pricing for both Y members and Community members. To receive Y Member pricing, the guest of honor must have a Y membership.
The guest of honor and parents may arrive 15 minutes early to begin the check-in procedure, sign waivers, and set up the 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 tablecloths. You may provide any additional decorations, excluding confetti. Please bring blue painter’s tape if you plan to attach decorations to the wall.
The guest of honor and parents may arrive 15 minutes early to decorate if not used by another party.
Your party room will depend on the time and type of party booked and will vary by location. Tables and chairs will be provided for kid guests at the party. 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.
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 and from the pool. If you would like to propose a different schedule for your party, please get in touch with the Birthday Party Coordinator at your chosen location.
Of course! Our Party Host is willing and ready to coordinate games during most parties.
Birthday parties include up to 15 kids, including the guest of honor. Additional kids are $10 per child. Parents and siblings under age one are not included in the guest count. All adults, ages 16 and older, must bring their Y membership card or physical photo identification.
Please email the Birthday Party Coordinator at your chosen Y to see if we can accommodate additional guests.
Parents or guardians of children attending the party are not required to stay. The Party Host is available to guide children from each area of the facility, but they are not responsible for direct supervision. Additional adults may be needed in the pool to meet Big Splash party requirements. All adults, ages 16 and older, must bring their Y membership card or physical 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.
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 guests to the pool area, where Y lifeguards will be present.
Guests must adhere to all rules and guidelines of the pool area. Please review a complete list of pool rules before 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.
A non-refundable deposit of $100 is due along with payment at the 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 canceled 14 days prior, you will receive a refund minus the deposit. If the party is canceled 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.
Yes. Per the manufacturer's guidelines, our bounce houses and play structures have specific minimum and maximum height and weight restrictions. Please get in touch with the Birthday Party Coordinator at your chosen location before booking your party.
Contact our friendly Birthday Party Coordinators at your chosen Y location!
Auburn Valley Y: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bellevue Family Y: email@example.com
Coal Creek Family Y in Newcastle: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dale Turner Family Y in Shoreline: email@example.com
Kent Y: firstname.lastname@example.org
Matt Griffin Y in SeaTac: email@example.com
Meredith Mathews East Madison Y in central Seattle: MMEMBirthdays@seattleymca.org
Northshore Y in Bothell: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sammamish Community Y: email@example.com
Snoqualmie Valley Y: firstname.lastname@example.org
West Seattle & Fauntleroy Y: email@example.com
Birthday parties are currently not offered at the Downtown YMCA or University Family YMCA
With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and supporting our neighbors, your membership will not just bring about meaningful change in yourself, but also in your community.
Explore the magic of Camp Colman and Camp Orkila through water activities, challenge course experiences, campfires, and more while getting to spend quality time with your loved ones.
Bring the Y's education and enrichment activities home! Try intentional moments to calm the soul, STEAM projects to keep minds moving and learning, and family games to share laughs and smiles.