Twin Cities Birthday Parties for Kids: Active Play & Sports

Pack some action into your kid’s birthday party! Swim, climb, tumble, skate – in other words, wear them out with tons of fun at these venues for active birthday parties.

Thanks to our FFTC partner Rockin’ Jump for sponsoring this guide.

Rockin’ Jump offers 14 different attractions in the  park, including a rock climbing tower, dodgeball, a large open jump arena, a ninja obstacle course, and a whole bunch more. The youngest family members are welcome with a variety of  6-&-under friendly features: jump arena, foam pit, bubble soccer, and a stunt jump airbag. With an on-site cafe, Rockin’ Jump has private party rooms for all kinds of celebrations.

Open Jump: Wed-Fri, 4-8pm; Sat, 10am-8pm, Sun, 11am-7pm plus special Junior Jumper Time exclusively for kids ages 6 & under.
Admission: $16/60 min, $21/90 min, $24/120 min – includes admission to all attractions.
Details: The FFTC kids are big fans of the trampolines, ninja course and rock climbing tower. Additional activities such as an inflatable warped wall, a huge 1800 sq ft inflatable obstacle course and dedicated play spaces for kids 6 and under are also included (ask about their $8/hour for 6 & under limited access admission). Safety grips socks are required and can be purchased at the park. Their parties are always a hit with the kids.


Two children giggling on the Frog Hopper ride when Family Fun Twin Cities visited Como Town Amusement Park in Saint Paul Minnesota
Frog Hopper Giggles

Como Town Amusement Park | St Paul
Packages include unlimited ride wristbands | All ages | $19.95-$24.95 per child

Nickelodeon Universe | Bloomington, Mall of America
Two hours unlimited ride wristbands for 10 and a private party space | All ages | $495-$595

Big Thrill Factory | Oakdale (Temporarily Closed)
Arcade points and Choice of Attraction for 6-14 guest depending on package with meal options | Ages School-age + | $280 & up


Active Birthday Parties for Kids in the Twin Cities, Minnesota - Bowling!

Bowlero | Blaine, Brooklyn Park, Eden Prairie, Lakeville
Bowling parties with meal included | All ages | $19.99 per child & up

Flaherty’s Arden Bowl | Arden Hills
Bowling party packages with meal option | All ages | $11.99-$14.99/pp or $69.99 package


Base Camp | Hwy 55 and 62
Rock climbing, high ropes course, and archery | Ages 10 + | Prices based on time and room rented.

Eagles Nest Indoor Playground | New Brighton
Indoor play and party space packages | Ages 0-12 | $100 & up

Edinborough Park’s Adventure Peak | Edina
Indoor play and party space packages | Ages 0-12 | $100 & up

Fight or Flight Academy | Edina
Parkour instruction plus private party time | Ages 7+ | $250& up

Gleason’s Gymnastics | Eagan & Maple Grove
Open gymnastics, trampolines and games | All ages | $180 & up

Kid Yoga Minnesota | Minneapolis
Yoga play party packages | Ages 1-12 | $50-$150.

Little Gym | Edina
Instructor-led gym games | Ages 1-12 | $230 & up

Maple Grove Community Center | Maple Grove
Pick 2: Maple Maze Indoor Playground, Grove Cove Aquatic Center & ice skating | Ages 1-12 plus alternate options for teens | $110 & up

Minneapolis Bouldering Project | Minneapolis
Weekend birthday and climbing parties for kids that include an event crew who will provide everything from climbing instruction to challenge games. | Ages 5-10 | Parties start at $220 for up to 10 climbers.

Minnesota Children’s Museum | St Paul
Come play at the museum and celebrate with a cake in the party room. Parties take place Fri-Sun. | All ages | Currently On Hold.

Playworks | Prior Lake
Indoor play in the Atrium and table reservations | $5 (admission for 5 children) & up

Pump It Up | Eden Prairie,
Bounce to your heart’s content during a private party | All ages | $169 & up

Straightline Dance Fitness | Minneapolis
Host an awesome dance party! | Ages 18 months-Adult | Price range is $50-$300 (50% deposit required) | Books 1-2 months in advance.

Sky Zone Trampoline Park | Blaine, Maple Grove, Minneapolis & Oakdale
Customizable party packages | All ages | $189 & up

The Blast Indoor Playground | Eagan
Admission for 15 guests to play plus extras | Ages 18 mon – 12 yrs | $100 & up

Twin Cities Trapeze Center | St Paul
Ages 6+ | Price starts at $220; 50% deposit required | Recommended to book 2 weeks out

Vertical Endeavors | Bloomington, Minneapolis & St Paul
2-hour party with climbing and activities led by an instructor. Rates include harness rental, instructor, balloons, invitations and birthday gift.| All ages | $20-$47/climber | Book minimum 3 weeks in advance.

Williston Treehouse | Minnetonka
Choose between a play structure package or a swim package for 10 kids, Sundays 1-3pm | $199


Glow in One Mini Golf | Blaine
Golfing under black light with different packages and party room | Ages 5+| Starting at $5/person to $21/person


Should your kid be blessed with a birthday month that begs for some outdoor fun, look no further than one of these beautiful city or regional parks for active birthday parties. As a bonus, most options are very reasonable price-wise. Please see our Birthday Parties in the Parks page.


Braemer Arena | Edina
Open skating parties for birthdays or teams with meal options | $99 & up

Brooklyn Park Ice Arena | Brooklyn Park
Open skating parties includes admission, skates and party room | All ages | $5/child

Burnsville Ice Center | Burnsville
Open skating parties | All ages | $40 & up

Cheap Skate | Coon Rapids
Roller skating and bounce house parties plus a meal | All ages | $9.95 per person & up

Roseville Skating Center/ MN OVAL | Roseville
You can rent a banquet room during a public skating session for your birthday celebration. Skating can be both indoors or outdoors on the OVAL | All ages | $6/open skate, $4/skate rental.

St. Louis Park Rec Center | St. Louis Park
Have a party during open skate times with a private room rental or rent the ice for a completely private party | All ages | $85 – $2000.

Vadnais Sports Center | Vadnais Heights
Ice skating during public open skate times or reserve the ice for a private party | All ages | $3/child, skates included, private parties $200.

Wooddale Fun Zone | Woodbury
Roller skating and soft play zone party packages | All ages | $149 & up


Battle Creek Waterworks | St Paul
Outdoor waterpark open for summer swimming parties | All ages | $99 & up

Bunker Beach Water Park | Blaine
Outdoor waterpark open for summer swimming parties | All ages | $100 & up

Como Park Pool | St Paul
Swimming parties with extras including a birthday cake, June-August | $12-$16/pp, shelter rental extra

Edina Aquatic Center | Edina
Admission for 12, reserved tables, cake, soda, beach towel for the birthday child, paper products and a drawstring backpack | All ages | $200 & up

Goldfish Swim School | Oakdale
These may be the best birthday party for kids who want to invite their entire class. Two hours exclusive access to the pool with lifeguards and party space | All ages | $550 for 1-24 kids; $650 for 25-35 kids.

Great River Water Park | St Paul
Indoor swimming parties with extras including a cake and time in the party room | All ages | $12-$16/pp

Highland Park Aquatic Center | St Paul
Swimming parties with extras including a birthday cake, June-August | $12-$16/pp, shelter rental extra

St. Louis Aquatic Park | St. Louis Park
Rent a gazebo during public swim times or rent the whole pool for a private pool party | All ages | $45 (plus pool admission for each guest) to $425.

Wayzata East Pool | St. Louis Park
Book mermaid themed parties through Plymouth Parks that include a professional mermaid, tails to use or to purchase, crafts and party space. Pirate and shark parties also available. | All ages | Call for pricing and information 763-509-5222.

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