Twin Cities Birthday Parties for Kids: Active Play & Sports

Family Fun Twin Cities Guide to Birthday Parties in the Twin Cities - You're Invited - Book A Active Play / Sports Birthday Party - Twin Cities Birthday Party Venues & Ideas for Kids

What’s better than a party? A party where kids get to have fun and get active! Here’s a guide to fun and sporty active birthday parties in the Twin Cities area. Pack some action into your birthday kid’s party! Swim, climb, tumble, skate – in other words, wear them out with tons of fun and leave the clean up behind and find a fun place for an action-packed birthday parties.


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ACTIVE BIRTHDAY PARTIES AT AMUSEMENT PARKS & ARCADES

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

1301 Midway Pkwy, St Paul, MN 55103
Recommended Ages: All ages

Price: $19.95-$24.95 per child
Details: Packages available May – September include unlimited ride wristbands for a full day of entertainment.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Nickelodeon Universe

Mall of America, 5000 Center Ct, Bloomington, MN 55425
Recommended Ages: There are are rides here to appeal to all ages.

Price: $495-$595
Details: Two hours unlimited ride wristbands for 10 and a private party space.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Valleyfair 

1 Valley Fair Dr, Shakopee, MN 55379
Recommended Ages: All ages – But probably best for older kids who enjoy amusement park rides – including roller coasters and other thrill rides. There is a section of the park devoted to younger kids, though, and a fun water park if your child’s birthday is in the summer.
Price: Group pricing: $29.99/pp
Details: Valleyfair doesn’t have a specific birthday package, but they offer group pricing and dining deals.
Verified: Dec. 2021


BOWLING

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

Bowlero

11351 Ulysses St. NE, Blaine, MN 55434
7545 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
12200 Singletree Lane, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
11129 162nd Street West, Lakeville, MN 55044

Recommended Ages: All ages – Both Kid & Teen Packages are available.
Price: $22.99/pp – $35.99/pp
Details: Packages include bowling, entrees, drinks and extras like arcade video game credits, depending on package.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Flaherty’s Arden Bowl

1273 County Rd E, Arden Hills, MN 55112
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $17.99/pp or $59.99-$81.99 package
Details: Bowling party packages with meal options (their pizza is pretty good!)
Verified: Feb. 2022

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INDOOR PLAY & SPORTS PARTIES

Base Camp

6202 Bloomington Rd, St Paul, MN 55111
Recommended Ages: Ages  10+
Price: Prices vary by time & room rented
Details: Enjoy an active party of rock climbing, a high ropes course, and archery. All activities are fully supervised and spotted.
Verified: Dec. 2021

The Blast Indoor Playground

1501 Central Pkwy, Eagan, MN 55121
Recommended Ages: Ages 4-10
Price: $145-$175 for up to 15 kids
Details: 2 hours with private party room and access to the indoor playground with a fun space theme. This is an ideal spot to have a birthday party for younger kids who have a lot of energy and don’t need structured activities.
Verified: Feb. 2022

Eagles Nest Indoor Playground

400 10th St NW, New Brighton, MN 55112
Recommended Ages: Ages  2-12
Price: $60.50-$250.00
Details: Indoor play and party space packages available. Prices vary by day of the week and are more for exclusive use. There is a nice space for toddlers separated from the area where the big kids take over.
Verified: April 2022

Edinborough Park’s Adventure Peak

7700 York Ave S, Edina, MN 55435
Recommended Ages: Ages  4-12
Price: $100 & up
Details: Indoor play and party space packages. Keep in mind that this is one of the largest indoor playgrounds in the Twin Cities. It’s not easy to keep track of kids once inside (and they are free to dash back and forth between the play structure and gym pace). Pick this party venue for kids who are comfortable being more independent.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Gleason’s Gymnastics

2015 Silver Bell Rd #180, Eagan, MN 55122
Recommended Ages: All ages, preschool up to the teens
Price: $195 ($25 deposit)
Details: Open gymnastics, trampolines and games.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Hopkins Pavilion

11000 Excelsior Boulevard, Hopkins, MN 55343
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: Call for a custom quote
Details: Rent a room for 10-60 people. Rent the Play Place and toys can be included. Families could also throw an arts/crafts party, show a movie and serve birthday treats. Seasonal parties include hockey or ice skating, soccer or turf parties (turf tot toys can be included or design your own), dry floor party or party in the park.
Verified: Feb. 2022

IGM Gymnastics

IGM Gymnastics, 12117 Riverwood Drive, Burnsville, MN 55337
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $175+
Details: Celebrate your child’s birthday party with gym time with a professional instructor, music,  games, inflatables & party room.
Verified: Jan. 2022

Legacy Hoops Basketball Academy

1002 Second St. NE, Hopkins, MN 55343
Recommended Ages: PreK-Teen
Price: $215-$250
Details: Choose from sports like Dodgeball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Frisbee. 2 hour parties including game time and party time. Pizza Luce can be added on as a meal option.
Verified: Feb. 2022

Komborrah Sports

6415 Labeaux Ave NE, Albertville, Minnesota 55330
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $145
Details: Kid birthday party packages hosted on the indoor soccer floor.
Verified: Dec. 2021

The K.U.B.E Indoor Playground

Plymouth Community Center, 14800 34th Avenue North, Plymouth, MN 55447
Recommended Ages: Kids 2-12
Price: $250/resident; $315/non-resident
Details: Rent the entire indoor playground for up to 50 people, plus use of a party room. Weekend hours only.
Verified: Jan. 2022

Lookout Ridge

Central Park, 8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury, MN 55125
Recommended Ages: 10 and under
Price: $95-$135/resident; $115-$155/non-resident; Private parties start at $200
Details: 2-hour room rentals, unlimited play for up to 10 children (25 children for private parties)
Verified: Mar. 2022

Maple Grove Community Center

12951 Weaver Lake Rd, Maple Grove, MN 55369
Details: Birthday parties not currently offered, but we hope they’ll be offered again in 2022. When they have been offered in the past, there was the option to pick between spaces such as the Maple Maze Indoor Playground, Grove Cove Aquatic Center, the gymnasium and the ice arena for open skating.
As of: Dec. 2021

Minneapolis Bouldering Project

1433 West River Rd N, Minneapolis, MN 55411
Recommended Ages: Ages 5-10
Price: Parties start at $250 for up to 10 climbers.
Details: Weekend birthday and climbing parties for kids that include an event crew who will provide everything from climbing instruction to challenge games.
Verified: Dec. 2021

MiniSota Play Café

12055 Elm Creek Blvd N., Maple Grove, MN 55369
Recommended Ages: Ages 1-9
Price: Party Room: $175-$300/2 hours; reserve the whole café: $475-$600/2 hours.
Details: Either book a private room for your party or reserve the whole café. All parties include a helper and a special birthday gift. Addons can include decorations, a fun activity, face painting (weekends only) or coffee service.
Verified: Feb. 2022

Minnesota Children’s Museum 

10 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102
Recommended Ages: Kids of all ages
Price: Parties start at $150 for up to 12 party guests.
Details: Reserve the Our World or Sprouts exhibits early mornings (8am or 8:15am) for your private party.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Bonus: Join MCM’s Birthday Club and get a free visit for the birthday child during their birth month.

Playworks

2200 Trail of Dreams, Prior Lake, MN 55372
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $60 for up to 5 kids. Adults Free.
Details: Two hour party includes cupcakes, indoor play time and birthday table. Birthday parties are currently suspended.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Pump It Up

7406 Washington Ave S, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $169 & up.
Details: Bounce to your heart’s content. Plus private party room with a dedicated host.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Rockin’ Jump

2015 Silver Bell Rd #195, Eagan, MN 55122
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $149 & up.
Details: Parties include a jump time for 60 minutes with access to the other super fun attractions: dodge ball, slam dunk, foam pit, inflatable slide, climbing wall and play structure. Plus 60-mins private party room, pizza & pop.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Straightline Dance Fitness

34 13th Ave NE #104, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Recommended Ages: Ages 18 months-Adult
Price: $200/Virtual; $275/In Studio.
Details: Host an awesome dance or yoga party! Note that these parties book 1-2 months in advance.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Sky Zone Trampoline Park

198 Northtown Dr. NE, Blaine, MN 55434
7625 Cahill Rd, Edina, MN 55439
516501 County Road 30, Maple Grove, MN 55311
95 Hale Ave N., Oakdale, MN 55128
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $23-$35/jumper (Discounted weekday rates)
Details: Party options and prices can vary by park. Packages include 60-120 minutes of jump time, SkySocks for all guests, party room and optional food choices.
Verified: Jan. 2022

The Blast Indoor Playground

1501 Central Pkwy, Eagan, MN 55121
Recommended Ages: Ages 18 mon – 12 yrs
Price: $145-$175
Details: Admission for 15 guests to play plus extras.
Verified: Feb. 2022

Twin Cities Trapeze Center 

719 Minnehaha Ave E, St Paul, MN 55106
Recommended Ages: Ages 6+
Price: Price starts at $225; 50% deposit required
Details: Trapeze and Circus Skills packages available. Recommended to book 2 weeks out
Verified: Dec. 2021

Twins Baseball Games

Target Field, 1 Twins Way, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Recommended Ages: All ages (even adults)

Price: Group ticket pricing varies by game date
Details: Groups of 20 or more can save substantially over regular prices and can even add on “loaded tickets” that guests can use at concession stands.
Verified: Feb. 2022

Urban Air Adventure Park

10 Coon Rapids Boulevard, Coon Rapids, MN 55448
3580 Holly Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55447
Recommended Ages: All ages

Price: Basic jump package starts at $249.
Details: Choose between the classic theme and the glow theme and then choose your attractions. Basic includes only trampoline time.
Verified: April 2022

Vertical Endeavors

9601 James Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55431
2540 Nicollet Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55404
855 Phalen Blvd, St Paul, MN 55106

Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $30/climber; Room rental $25/half hour
Details: 2-hour party with climbing and activities led by an instructor. Rates include harness rental, instructor, balloons, invitations and birthday gift. Book minimum 3 weeks in advance.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Williston Treehouse

14509 Minnetonka Dr., Minnetonka, MN 55345
Recommended Ages:
Price: $149/members; $169/non-members
Details: Choose between a play structure birthday party package or a swim package for 10 kids.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Zero Gravity Trampoline Park

2292 Woodale Dr, Mounds View, MN 55112
Recommended Ages: All ages

Price: $149-$329
Details: Book the package that works for your child’s special day. Options include 6 or 10-person parties, trampolines, aerial, and/or laser tag.
Verified: Jan. 2022


BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS IN THE PARK

Should your birthday kid be blessed with a 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.

Bunker Park Stable

Bunker Park, 550 Bunker Lake Boulevard NW, Andover, MN 55304
Recommended Ages: All ages

Price: $24/person – $45/pp.
Details: Pony rides for kids ages 2-7 or horse parties for ages 7+ available. Hay Rides also available.
Verified: Verified Jan. 2022.

SKATING BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Aldrich Arena

1850 White Bear Avenue North, Maplewood, MN 55109
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $25 – $50/hour; $5 skate rental per person.
Details: Ice skating during public open skate times with use of a meeting room for one hour.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Braemer Arena

7501 Ikola Way, Edina, MN 55439
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Price: $99 & up
Details: Open skating parties for up to 10 guests. Birthday parties are currently on hold.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Brooklyn Park Ice Arena

5600 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $5/child
Details: Open skating parties includes admission, skates and party room. Bring your own commercially-prepared food.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Burnsville Ice Center

251 Civic Center Pkwy, Burnsville, MN 55337
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $40 & up ($40 deposit required)
Details: Parties include admission and skates, 2-hour room rental. Add an instructor (upon availability) starting at $25.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Charles M. Schulz – Highland Arena

800 South Snelling Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55116
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $25 – $50/hour; $5 skate rental per person.
Details: Ice skating during public open skate times with use of a meeting room for one hour.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Cheap Skate Roller Rink

3075 Coon Rapids Blvd NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $499
Details: 2-hour roller skating and bounce house parties for up to 30 guests, includes a pizza slice or hotdog and pop.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Eagan Civic Arena

3870 Pilot Knob Road Eagan, MN 55122
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $150
Details: Parties include a 1-hour private party room during public skating times.
Verified: Feb. 2022

Parade Ice Garden

3700 Monterey Dr., St Louis Park, MN 55416
Recommended Ages: All ages
Ice Rental: $85-$205/hour.
Details: Rent one of the rinks for an open ice skating birthday party any time of year.
Verified: April 2022

St. Louis Park Rec Center

3700 Monterey Dr., St Louis Park, MN 55416
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $100-$150.
Details: Have a party during open skate times with a private room rental. Bring your own food, candy, drinks, etc.
Verified: Feb. 2022

Winter DIY Options:

Choose a park with an OUTDOOR ICE SKATING RINK and/or SLEDDING HILL and meet for a day of winter birthday fun.


SWIMMING BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Battle Creek Waterworks

2401 Upper Afton Rd E, Maplewood, MN 55119
Recommended Ages: All ages that enjoy the water!
Price: $99 (Twilight Birthday Special, cake included) & $167 (Standard Package, includes all-day admission and food options).
Details: Outdoor waterpark open for summer swimming parties. 
Verified: April 2022

Bloomington Family Aquatic Center

201 East 90th Street, Bloomington, MN 55420
Recommended Ages: Older kids and teens
Price: $460/hour
Details: The pool is available for private rentals after the pool closes for the day, from 7-9pm.
Verified: Feb. 2022

Bunker Beach Water Park

701 County Rd A, Coon Rapids, MN 55448
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $125 & up
Details: Huge outdoor waterpark open for summer swimming parties with cabana use. We recommend this venue for kids who are independent in the water.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Cascade Bay Water Park

1360 Civic Center Dr., Eagan, MN 55122
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $200 for 10 guests
Details: All day admission to the waterpark and a round of mini golf, plus an hour of reserved time in the party area.
Verified: Feb. 2022

Edina Aquatic Center

4300 W 66th St, Edina, MN 55435
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $295-$395. Addons available.
Details: Admission for 12, reserved tables, cake, soda, beach towel for the birthday child, paper products and a drawstring backpack. Available June 16-August 14, 2022.
Verified: March 2022

Goldfish Swim School

1278 Town Centre Drive, Suite 160 Eagan, MN 55123
Recommended Ages: All ages
Price: $550 for 1-24 kids; $650 for 25-35 kids
Details: This could be the best birthday bash for kids who want to invite their entire class. Two hours exclusive access to the pool with lifeguards and party space.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Summer DIY Options:

  1. Throw your party at a local beach or park with a wading pool and let the kids run while the adults hang out.
  2. Play some fun Fun Outdoor Games for Kids like relay races, flag football or any other favorite sport at a local park or even your own backyard.
  3. Look for parks showing summer movies and plan an active park party that ends with a dusk screening.

Check out our Pinterest Board for more Ideas for Active Sports Birthday Parties.


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