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BIRTHDAY PARTIES, 2yrs-12yrs @ Rec Center/Gym Register View Cart

Birthday Table Setup
Northborough Rec runs BIRTHDAY PARTIES for children ages 2yrs-12yrs!

Not offered in July and August.

Book Your Child's Party With Us!
Cost of Party: $210, which includes the following...

-Two hour party/use of facility for up to 20 children*
*20 children max includes the birthday child. There is also a maximum of 20 adults (including bday parents).

-Two staff members to run/facilitate activities, setup and cleanup

-Pre-party planning/preparation with our birthday party coordinator

-Printable personalized invitations that include directions to our facility

-Personalized Birthday sign for the door to guide guests of our location

-Choice of gym games/sports/activities (see below)

-Supplies for the chosen activities

-No mess at your house!

-GOODY BAGS available for an additional fee


Max of 20 kids & 20 adults
In order to maintain a safe and fun environment for all in attendance at our Northborough Recreation Birthday Parties, we now have a maximum of 20 children and 20 adults allowed for all birthday parties. These totals include all attendees, including the birthday child and parents.

What To Expect At Your Party
As your guests arrive, the children will enjoy playing on an age appropriate obstacle course made of various gymnastics mats, balance beams, trampolines, etc... Once everyone is present, the chosen gym games and sports (or, if chosen, food or craft activity) will begin. Cake (and meal, if providing) can be served halfway through or towards the end of your party, it is up to you. (You will need to provide the food, paper goods, and any decorations you wish to use). Gift opening, if requested, will be at the end of the party. Weather permitting, the children are welcome to play on the playground equipment outside as the party comes to a close.

How to Book and Plan Your Party
Call 508-393-5034 or email to check availability.

Upon booking your party*, you will receive confirmation via email including printable, customized invitations (invitations can be printed in our office for you to pick up upon request).

The Monday before your party, our Birthday Party Coordinator will contact you to confirm the following:
-Time and Day/Date of your party
-Total number of guests you are expecting (including bday child)
-Activities chosen for the party
-When you would like to eat (halfway or at end) and if you are serving anything other than cake (ex. pizza)
-Whether or not you would like to open presents at the party

The day of your party, you can arrive up to a half hour early to meet staff, who will set up for your party and help with decorating and/or bring in supplies.
(You will need to provide the food, paper goods, and any decorations you wish to use).

*Payment must be made in full at time of booking.


SATURDAYS @ 11AM-1PM, 2-4PM, & 5-7pm

Please call us at 508-393-5034 or email to inquire about availability
We suggest planning at least 2 months in advance.
Payment in full due at time of booking.

Non-residents welcome!

Goody Bags
  • Includes a Northborough Recreation water bottle filled with items including: small rubber ball (finger puppet for preschoolers), stickers, and tattoos (subject to change); no food
  • To view, click HERE

  • Please note that we now require a SIGNED WAIVER for all participants at our birthday parties.
  • A group waiver will be available the day of the party for parents/guardians to sign.
  • If a parent/guardian will not be at drop off, an individual waiver can be signed and sent with the child.
  • Individual waivers can be found with the link below or at our office. The birthday parent will also be emailed a copy upon registration/payment.

GAMES: The following is a list of some of the games we may play at your child’s party. If you are not familiar with the games listed below, or choose not to specify which your child would like to play, our staff will choose games that are age appropriate for your group.

Balloon- Balloon...Ball, Baseball, Bop, Sit, Up, Volley/Table Tennis, Waddle, Hot Balloon and Musical Balloons

Beanbag- Balancing Act, Balancing Relay, Catch, Double Toss, Tag, Hot Potato, and Unfreeze A Friend

Dodgeball- All Over, Army, Butt-In-The-Way, Corner, Crossover, Doctor, Dragon, Elimination, European, GAGA, Gauntlet, Jailbreak, Messy Backyard, One Step, Prison Ball, Slideball, Snowball, and Terminator

Gym- Bashball, Capture the Flag, Cat and Mouse, Catch, Don’t Catch, Catch N’ Clap, Doors and Windows, Dragon Race, Dragon’s Tail, Drop It/Catch it, Fort Knox, Four Corners, Fruit Basket, Head or Catch, Hot Pepper, Matt-Ball, Ninja Time, Red Light/Green Light, Silent Ball, Snake’s Tail, SPUD, Streets and Alleys, Ultimate Keep Away, and Up/Down

Musical Games- Freeze Dance/Musical Statues, If Your Happy And You Know It, Monkey See/Monkey Do, Musical Balloons, Musical Balls, Musical Cones, and Song Charades

Parachute Games– All Change, Beach Ball Fun, Bouncy Balls, Chute Ball, Flying Saucer, Making Waves, Merry-Go-Round, Mushroom, Parachute...Run, Tag, and Volleyball, Poison Snakes, Popcorn, See-Saw Pull, Shark Attack, Shoe Shuffle, The Canopy, The Wave, and Turtle

Relay Races– Basic, Balancing, Balloon, Chimp, Crocodile, Lily Pad, Shoe, and Tunnel

Tag Games- Alien Invasion, Alphabet, Alphabet Drawing, Amoeba, back to Back, Band-Aid, Blob, Bridge, Car Lot, Chain Reaction, Crows & Cranes, Cyclops Tag, Dead Ant, Dead Bug, Dr. Octopus, Dragons/Princesses & Knights, Elbow, Everybody’s It, Fainting Goat, Fishy, Fishy Cross My Ocean, Foot to Foot, Freeze, Frogs/Insects & Flowers, Giants/Wizards & Elves, Help, meltdown, Otters & Clams, Pac Man, Park Ranger, Pizza, Roadblock, Sharks & Minnows, Shark & Octopus, Stuck in the Mud, Take the Bait, The Kids From Mars, Tortoise, and What Time Is It Mr. Fox

SPORTS: Kickball, Basketball (including Basic, ABC, Around The World, H.O.R.S.E., Kings, and Knockout), Football (including Flag and Touch), Hockey (including Floor and Pillo Polo), and Soccer (including Basic, Crab Walk, Three Team, and World Cup)

FOOD and CRAFT OPTIONS: (additional $20) *All food items will be nut-free. All tools used will be kid-friendly and age appropriate.

Decorate/Design a Birthday Cupcake or Cookie- Each child will design their own cupcake or cookie using colored frosting in decorator bottles and assorted toppings. You may choose devils food or yellow cupcakes for your party. Cookies will be sugar cookies.

“Build a Trifle”- Using cake, pudding, whipped cream, and other yummy treats the children will layer up some fun with this tasty treat. We will make the pudding together as a group and then they will make individual trifles to their own tastes. (You will have your choice of vanilla or chocolate for the pudding and devils food or yellow for the cake.)

Painting Party- The children will have lots of fun painting and using a variety of painting brushes, sponges, rollers and other painting tools and techniques. Children will first work together to paint a bday banner for the birthday child and then they will paint their own project to take home.

Decorate a Frame- Using a variety of fun materials, each child will decorate a card stock frame. A group picture will be taken once all the children arrive and we will print copies for everyone to take home with their frames.

Sand Art: Each child will design a bottle with colored sand.

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N/A  N/A  Th  01/31/2019
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Town Hall Gym
$210.00 R, $210.00 NR

Registration is available for Residents from 01/01/2018 to 01/09/2018
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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