Birthday Parties

With a variety of parties to choose from, Parkgate Community Centre is the place to host your next big event. Whether it’s a birthday party or a special gathering, we have a party package that is right for you. Choose from a Tumbling, Art, Pottery or Climbing party led by our Parkgate staff, or host your own Tumbling or Sport party with our new “Host Your Own Party” option.

Read more about our party packages below. To book a birthday party, call the Parkgate front desk at 604-983-6350. Once you have booked your party, our Birthday Party Programmer will e-mail you about a week prior to your party to confirm your booking and answer questions.

Cancellation of birthday parties requires 14 days notice for a full refund. Less than 14 days, 50% refund. Please confirm number of kids coming to the party and any party changes 7 days in advance.

Pottery Party (ages 5 and up)


Bring your creative energy to our Art Studio. You and your friends will each mold and paint a clay project. Once the projects have been fired in our kiln, you and your guests will bring home a truly unique birthday keepsake. Party includes all pottery supplies, and two leaders for 2 hours.

Saturday afternoons, Sundays as available.  Call 604-983-6356 to inquire. $290 up to 20 kids (2 leaders).

Cooking/Baking 6yrs+

Bake or cook your own party food! Choose between pizza, sushi, cupcakes or a cake! You and your friends will have fun in the kitchen with two certified food safe leaders. Play games and enjoy what you made!

Sun 3:30-5:30pm
$250 for up to 10 kids (2 leaders)
Call 604-983-6356 for information and bookings

Tumbling Party 2 – 6 yrs

Come climb, jump and have fun with us. Kids can explore our Jungle gym equipment, trikes, parachute, party games and a deluxe bouncy castle. Party includes 2 party leaders, table settings and equipment.

Sa 10:00–11:30am; 12:00-1:30pm; 2:00-3:30pm $250 up to 20 kids (2 leaders)

climbing-6222Indoor Rock Climbing 4yrs and up

Spend one hour climbing on our state-of the-art climbing wall with your friends. No experience needed, we’ll show you the ropes. Continue the festivities in a meeting room for unsupervised fun. Climbing waivers must be signed prior to the party and are available at the Parkgate Front Desk or as a PDF copy: Climbing Waiver

Sa 1:30 – 3:30pm; 2:45 – 4:45pm $190 up to 12 kids (3 leaders)

Host Your Own Party

We provide the space and equipment, you host the party.

  • Tumbling 2 – 6yrs (no bouncy castle)
  • Sport 4 – 12yrs
  • Su 10am – 12pm, 1 – 3pm; 4 – 6pm

Party includes the room, tables and chairs and sport/tumbling equipment. No party leader provided. $135 for up to 20 kids.

Preteen Dance Party

Celebrating your birthday in and around one of the Parkgate Preteen Dances? Celebrate with us! Socialize with friends and listen to your favourite music in a private party room prior to the dance. A party leader will help you host this event and ensure your priority admission into the preteen dance. Call us at 604-983-6356 for more information.

  • 6 – 7pm Party Room (1 leader)
  • 7 – 10pm Preteen Dance
  • $250 up to 15 kids (15 dance admissions included)


Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register for a program?

Online: Register online with a Visa or Mastercard, and use your family Playcard account number and PIN to log into the site. These numbers can be found at the end of any receipt you have received from us. If you do not have this information, the Parkgate front desk staff will be happy to provide it to you.

By phone: to register by phone, you will need a credit card, and your family Playcard account number and PIN to register.

  • Call Customer Call Centre at 604-987-7529, Monday to Friday from 8:30am-6:30pm, to register by speaking with a customer service representative.
  • Call 604-983-6350 to register at Parkgate Community Centre at the front desk.

In-person: Visit the Parkgate Community Centre during office hours for in-person registration:

Monday to Friday               6:15am – 9:15pm
Saturday and Sunday        8:15am – 5:15pm

You may also register in-person at any North Vancouver Community recCentre facility.

For more registration details, please visit our registration page.

What is the Refund Policy?

You’ll receive a full refund if you request to withdraw from a program or daycamp more than five days before the scheduled start date.

You’ll be refunded for the program fee less the charge for one class if you request to withdraw anytime between five days before the program starts and the start of the second class. PLEASE NOTE: No refunds or credits can be issued after the second class of a program starts. Fees for one-day programs and weekend workshops are non-refundable when withdrawn less than 5 day prior to start of class.

For more information, please visit NVRC’s Refund Policy page.

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