Birthday Parties - Southland Leisure Centre

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Types of parties


Surf's Up Swim Party

Enjoy two hours of adult supervised swimming in the water park. Enjoy waves, play structures and slides during public swim times. Pool amenities are based on staff availability. Plus, one hour in our group party zone for food, cake, and gift opening.

  • Ages: All ages. A responsible person 14 years of age or older must be in the water within arm’s reach of all children who are under 8 years old. There is a maximum 1 responsible person to every 3 children.

     

  • Available times: Friday evening, Saturdays and Sundays. Parties cannot be booked on holidays.
  • Base cost: $145.00 for the first 12 people.​
  • Additional guests: Pay for additional guests on arrival Drop-in admission rates apply. Maximum 35 people altogether.

 

Kinder Room Party

Climb, jump and crawl on our private indoor play structure space for two hours.

This space features an area for active play, separate space with a seating area with kitchenette (fridge/freezer and sink) plus a private washroom.

  • Ages: Walking - 7 years
  • Available times: Friday evening, Saturdays and Sundays. Parties cannot be booked on holidays.
  • Base cost: $180.00 for up to 20 children (no charge for adults). Maximum 35 people altogether.

Looking for more birthday party options? We have a variety of birthday parties additional locations.

Party preparations and expectations


When should I arrive for the party?

Meet your guests in the lobby and check in with our staff at the party sign. We recommend having your guests meet 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time.

Arrive at your designated space on time. Due to the volume of party bookings, we are unable to extend your booking time.​

For pool parties:

  • additional party guests must be paid for prior to entering the pool area.
  • it is your responsibility to greet any late guests. 

Where can I store coats and presents?

A large bin on wheels is available for storage of gifts, coats, etc.

Can I bring food and drinks?

You are welcome to bring food and drinks. Remember to bring all your birthday essentials, e.g. plates, cups, candles, etc.

  • It’s best to keep things simple with snacks or just cake/gift opening rather than a full meal.
  • If any items need a freezer or fridge, let our staff know.
  • We do not provide cooking or heating facilities.
  • Do not bring cooking appliances such as crock pots, hot plates, etc.

Can I decorate the party area?

For the Kinder Room you will have access to the space at the time of your booking. Early access to the room is not available.

For pool parties, access to the party zone is only available 15 minutes after the end of your scheduled swim time. Early access is not available.

The space will have tables (covered with a table cloth) and chairs available. If you would like to add a birthday banner you are welcome to.

  • We do not permit glass containers, silly string, piñatas or other novelties that disperse.
  • We do not permit latex balloons but do allow mylar balloons.

Do parents need to be in the water with the kids?

Yes, a responsible person 14 years of age or older must be in the water within arm’s reach of all children who are under 8 years old. There is a maximum 1 responsible person to every 3 children. Children eight years of age and older are permitted to swim on their own. Lifejackets are available for free.

Can I bring my own pool toys?

Yes, but the lifeguard can refuse the use of any toys you bring. We suggest small water toys, as they are most likely to be accepted.

What is the policy on mermaid tails?

Mermaid fins as with other toys, patrons who wish to use a mermaid fin must speak to the lifeguard on duty first. Lifeguards must ensure that the mermaid fin user is a strong swimmer and pass the following safety tests prior to use: swim 25 meters continuously, tread water for two minutes and swim with confidence while wearing the mermaid fin. The lifeguard will consider the how much activity there is in the pool and may test the person on the competence and expertise when using mermaid fins. The lifeguard can at any time refuse the use of any equipment.​

Are there other perks?

Leisure Centre day admissions can be purchased at a 20% discount price, great for filling loot bags!​

Call the Leisure Centre directly prior to your party; 403-648-6555 to inquire about pre-purchasing day admissions.

Do I need to clean after the party?

Parties are responsible for collecting all garbage/recycling, sweeping the area, and wiping the tables. Supplies will be provided. Space must be cleaned and vacated by the end of the booked time.

Request a booking


Booking parties for dates in 2022

Parties must be booked 7 days prior to party date.

Phone: 403-268-3800 (Press option 1 available Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Email: facilitybooking@calgary.ca

Booking parties for dates in 2023

Parties can be booked online now through Live & Play.

Parties must be booked 7 days prior to party date.

Cancellations


Cancellations or amendments must be received a minimum of 14 days prior to the date of the party, a $10.00+GST administrative fee will be charged. Failure to observe these deadlines will result in loss of the full cost of the party.

Phone: 403-268-3800 (Press option 1 from Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Email: liveandplay@calgary.ca

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