Schedule your party

Please complete a Party Inquiry Form at least two to three weeks prior to your preferred date. Reservations are accepted beginning April 1.

Questions? Call 847-292-8921, M-F 8:30am-5:00pm

Splish Splash

Pool parties are a unique way to celebrate birthdays, graduations, neighborhood get-togethers and so much more! 

Choose one of the Park Ridge Park District outdoor pools as the place to host your party.

Birthday Parties at the Centennial Aquatic Center

Birthday Party Package Includes
  • 1 1/2 hours in a reserved party area for your meal and party activities
  • Party staff to greet your guests and ensure your party runs smoothly
  • A special food package of a hot dog and chips OR pizza, and a beverage for each guest. Party host provides their own cake. (Please no ice cream cakes. No other food may be brought into the facility.)
  • Unlimited swimming during public swim hours

Available: Daily, between the hours of 1:00pm-7:00pm

Rate:
$200 Resident / $250 Non-resident for 15 guests (includes the birthday child)
$50 Resident / $75 Non-resident for additional 5 guests

To book your birthday party at the Centennial Aquatic Center, please complete a Party Inquiry Form at least two to three weeks prior to your preferred date. Reservations are accepted beginning April 1.

Questions? Call 847-292-8921, M-F 8:30am-5:00pm

Facility Rental for a Private Event

To rent one of the outdoor aquatics facilities for a private event, please complete a Party Inquiry Form at least two weeks prior to your preferred date. Rentals are available until August 23. Reservations are accepted beginning April 1.

For more information on outdoor pool rentals or to schedule a tour: call 847-292-8921, M-F 8:30am-5:00pm

Centennial Aquatic Center

100 S. Western Avenue, Park Ridge

The Centennial Aquatic Center has something for everyone: from a zero-depth entry pool with spray features to exciting flume slides that twist and turn. Rent the leisure pool, wading pool, or whole facility for your gathering. Party packages are also available during open swim times.

Leisure Pool
Available: Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00am-11:30am
Rate: $325

Wading Pool
Available: Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00am-11:30am
Rate: $175

Whole Facility
Available: Saturdays & Sundays, 8:00pm-10:00pm
Rate: $550

Additional Rental Option:

Private Pool Party with Multi-Purpose Room Rental at the Centennial Activity Center
• 25% discount on room rental at the Activity Center
• Facility seats up to 140 guests
• Liquor license not available

Catering packages can be purchased through our concession stand vendor.

Hinkley Pool

25 Busse Highway, Park Ridge

Located a short walk from uptown Park Ridge, Hinkley Pool is a five-lane, thirty-three yard pool with a one-meter springboard. It also features a grassy picnic area, volleyball court, and snack machine area.

Available: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 7:00pm-9:00pm; and Monday-Thursday, 8:00pm-10:00pm
Rate: $200 per hour

Prospect Park Splash Pad

733 N. Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge

This new Splash Pad features a large, pirate-themed water play area. Located in the new Prospect Park, the Splash Pad is appropiate for children ages 12 years and younger. It features a tot slide, interactive water features, a grassy picnic area, concessions and restrooms in the Paula Hassell O’Connor Community building. It is conveniently located next to the Prospect Park playground for additional fun!

Available: 7 days a week, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Rate: $165 for 1.5 hours

Private Splash Pad Party with Room Rental at the Paula Hassell O'Connor Community Building:
• 25% discount on room rental at the Community Building
• Facility seats up to 112 guests
• Liquor license not available

South Park Wading Pool

833 Talcott Avenue, Park Ridge

This wading pool adjacent to South Park Recreation Center is the perfect place to bring toddlers and infants. It features a zero-depth entry, interactive water features, tot slide, grassy picnic area right outside the facility, and restrooms in the main building. It is conveniently located next to South Park playground for additional fun!

Available: 7 days a week, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Rate: $165 for 1.5 hours