The City of Eden Prairie offers children's birthday parties and group outings for kids at the Art Center, Community Center and Outdoor Center.
There are several birthday party choices available at the Community Center for varying age groups.
All premier parties are $159* for 2 hours
Enjoy a private poolside room and swimming during Open Swim or Tot Swim. Includes 15 swim passes for children and two for adults, spectators are no charge. If children are younger than 8 years old, parents/guardians are required to be in the water, and those adults receive additional passes at no charge. Any party exceeding 15 guests is charged an additional $7 per child swimmer. Tot Swim can accommodate parties for children ages 1–5.
Location: Community Center Poolside Room 112
All classic parties are $109*
Gym Parties are 90 minutes and take place in the gymnasium and pool lobby party area. Reserving party can select from various activities upon reservation. Activities include preschool equipment set up, elementary school traditional gym games, basketball, floor hockey, dodgeball and more. Any party exceeding 15 guests is charged an additional $5.50 per guest.
Enjoy 2 hours in a reserved party space that includes four 3-foot round tables and swimming during Open Swim. Includes 15 swim passes for children and two for adults, spectators are no charge. If children are younger than 8 years old, parents/guardians are required to be in the water, and those adults receive additional passes at no charge. Any party exceeding 15 guests is charged an additional $7 per child swimmer.
Ages 5 and older
Enjoy 2 hours skating during Open Skate and celebrating in a party space. Includes 15 skate passes for children, two for adults and free skate rentals, spectators are no charge. Any party exceeding 15 guests is charged an additional $5.50 per child skater.
*A $25 surcharge is added to any party if the booking family does not live or work in Eden Prairie.
The bouncer is added to the classic gym birthday party and is parent-supervised. Party guests must be wearing socks to enter the bouncer. Cost: $30
The Prairie Play Zone is added to the end of a birthday party reservation time and is parent-supervised. Party guests must be wearing socks to enter the play structure. Cost: $30
Extra Room Time
30 minutes may be added to the end of the party room time and must be parent-supervised. Cost: $20
The Community Center offers two options for serving food at your birthday party. You may cater food from our preferred caterers, including local area restaurants, or you may provide commercially prepared or prepackaged snacks and desserts.
All patrons bringing outside food are required to work with the Community Center's approved caterers. Please refer to the complete list of preferred caterers [PDF] for contact information.
Commercially prepared or prepackaged desserts and snacks may be brought into the facility only by user groups who have a room rented or a programmed birthday party. This includes food items such as cakes, cookies, brownies, muffins, chips and pretzels. Food that needs to be kept hot or cold, as well as all homemade food, is not allowed with the exception of ice cream. Please provide a cooler for beverages and ice cream, and refrain from serving red-colored beverages.
Patrons may arrive 15 minutes prior to the birthday party to decorate the party room/space.
What to Bring
You may decorate the party room/space with decorations that are easily removable such as tablecloths, centerpieces, balloons, themed dinnerware and banners that do not require tape or tacks. Please refrain from using items such as confetti, piñatas, glass and tape. Other items you may want to bring to make your child’s day special include plates, napkins, plastic silverware, cups, candles, lighters, matches or party gift bags.