Birthday Parties

At the present time, BIRTHDAY PARTIES are not available. 

Are you tired of trying to entertain your child's friends at your house? What about cleaning up after the party is over? Look no further, we have the perfect package for you.

Package Fees (effective 6/12/19)

Fees are based on residency of Party Host/User. Cash or credit card accepted. All fees due at time of reservation. 
Groveport Resident $250
*persons living or working within the City of Groveport corp. limits
Non-Resident $300

What does the package include?


  • 20 Day Passes to the Groveport Recreation Center or Aquatic Center.  All party guests (including hosts, birthday child, adults of attending children, etc.) are required to have a day pass (no exceptions). If additional day passes are required, they can be purchased at the following rates. Fees are based on residency of Party Host/User. 
Facility Residency of Party Host/User Rate
Recreation Center Groveport Resident
Aquatic Center
(Outdoor Water Park)
Groveport Resident
  • 90-minute party room reservation inside the Groveport Recreation Center.
  • 3 Large single-topping pizzas from Flyer’s Pizza & Subs
  • 1 Ice cream sheet cake from Dairy Queen (served 20 - 24 people)
  • 4 Two-liter bottles of soda (7-Up Products)
  • Disposable cups, plates, napkins & utensils
  • T-shirt for birthday party boy or girl
  • Happy Birthday message on our digital marquee
  • Thank you with 4 additional day passes to use on future date

Party Times?

Parties may be scheduled in the Lock 22 or Ohio Room, depending on the size of the party. Call 614-836-1000 for availability. 

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM; 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM; 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (excluding Sundays in summer); 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (excluding Saturdays in summer & Sundays year-round)

How do I book my child’s party?

Simply read and complete a Birthday Party Package Reservation Contract. All reservations must be made in-person at the Groveport Recreation Center. Full payment is due at time of reservation along with completed Deposit Verification Form (credit card only). Rooms cannot be placed "on-hold". 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do people that do not plan on "using" the facility have to pay (have a day pass)? YES.

Can I decorate the room? YES, provided that you use masking tape to hang decorations. 

When can I get into the room? Please keep in mind that our rooms are used frequently. We may not be able to get you into your room until the start time noted on your contract. However, if the room is not being used before your party and/or the room is in good condition, you may be able to get into the room 15-minutes prior to the start of your party. 

Can I bring balloons? YES, provided that they are not helium. 

Can I bring snacks? YES, snacks such as chips, crackers, pretzels and fruit are permitted. 

Can I purchase additional food? YES, additional food can be purchased through the Recreation Dept. provided that we have a few day’s notice. The order form for additional food (including pizza, subs, salads, etc.) is found in the Birthday Party Contract. In the event that you have a last minute food order, you will need to contact Flyer’s Pizza & Subs directly at 614-830-0123 to personally place and pay for your additional food order. Flyer’s Pizza & Subs will deliver your food order to the Groveport Recreation Center. 

What will "kids" be able to do at the Groveport Recreation Center? If you chose the Recreation Center, kids may play in one of our gyms (along with our regular patrons). Please check the gym schedules for times suited for the kids in your party as we have varying times for different age groups. Climb the rock wall. Please check the rock wall schedule as the rock wall is only open certain hours of the day. Climbers must be at least 5 years of age, weight at least 40 lbs. and have sufficient strength & coordinator to climb. Swim at our indoor pool. Please check the indoor pool schedule for General Swim times. The indoor pool is not open the same hours as the rest of the facility. Please see our rules regarding persons able to utilized our fitness center & track.

What will "kids" be able to do at the Groveport Aquatic Center? If you chose the Outdoor Water Park, kids will enjoy all of the age and height appropriate amenities of the facility. 

What should people wear? People should wear comfortable clothing, including gym shoes. If they plan on swimming, they will need a change of clothes and a towel. The facility does not provide towels or locks for lockers. 

Are lockers available? Yes. We highly recommend that you place your personal items in a locked locker. For the Recreation Center, please bring your own padlock. For the Outdoor Water Park, you may rent a locker during your visit. 

Can babies be in the pool? YES, however, swim diapers must be worn by those not potty-trained. 

Do I need to be in the pool with my child? This depends on their age. Please refer to our facility rules.

Additional Questions?

Rich Cunningham, Customer Service Coordinator

614-836-1000 /