Celebrate your special event with us! Check out the options available at our various facilities. Select a facility below to see the specific options available:
- Glenwood Centre
- Gyro Youth Centre
- Alberni Valley Multiplex
- Echo Aquatic Centre
- Alberni Valley Museum
Glenwood is a super location for a child’s birthday party. The facility has plenty of space for a wide range of activities including floor hockey, indoor soccer and rollerblading. Call 250-723-2181 for more information!
Gyro Youth Centre
Gyro Youth Centre is suitable for children of all ages. Foosball, park outside, billiards, kitchen facilities. Call 250-723-2181 for more information!
Alberni Valley Multiplex
Available: Saturdays, 1:30-3:30 pm for children 12 and under.
Cost: $8.50 per child (min. charge $85).
Includes: Admission, birthday cake, small beverage and skate rental (if necessary).
Hot dogs are available upon request at an additional charge of $1.75 each. Advance notice is necessary. Enjoy 1.5 hrs of ice skating and then move up to our upstairs viewing area to cut the cake and open the gifts for the remainder of the session. Make your Birthday Party bookings early as only a limited number of party spaces are available. Call us for reservations at 250-720-2518.
Echo Aquatic Centre
Available: Saturdays & Sundays: 12:30 – 2:00 pm OR 4:00 – 5:30 pm (Saturdays only) Please call 250-720-2514 for summer birthday party dates and times.
Limit: For children 12 & under.
Cost: $160.00 including GST.
Includes: Host, games, cake, pop/juice, fun!
One Play Leader/Lifeguard will come early to set up for your party. Your games leader will then organize and lead 1.5 hrs of games and activities on deck and in the pool. After your party the play leader stays to tidy up. An 8″x12″ personalized birthday cake with candles and a beverage is included in the rental fee. Parents are welcome to bring other food and party favors (usually not necessary). Up to 14 participants can enjoy the adjacent public swim session FREE! Please phone (250) 720-2514 or come in to the Aquatic Centre to book your birthday party.
Alberni Valley Museum
Themed programmed parties available on Saturdays at the Museum:
Available: Saturdays, 10 am – 12 noon or 1 – 3 pm.
Limit: Up to 12 children and 2 adults.
Cost: $110.00 for 2 hours.
Includes: cake, juice, activities, crafts and tour. 90 minutes of programming with space and time at the end for gift opening.
Themes – four to choose from:
- Victorian Tea Party – ages 5 – 10 – Sip tea with pinky extended while learning proper Victorian Etiquette, make a hat & gloves, delight in a Victoria Eye Spy Tour and other games.
- Dinosaurs – ages 5 – 10 – Become a Paleontologist and go exploring for dinosaur bones, make a fossil, learn to identify dinosaurs, create crafts and play games.
- Old Style Fun & Games – ages 6 – 12 – What did kids do for fun before video games & computers? Enjoy the fun and games of simpler times. Roll up your sleeves and make crafts, play with toys and learn games from long ago.
- Archaeology – ages 8 – 13 – Go on an Archaeological dig, a scavenger hunt, find hidden artefacts and solve some curious puzzles.
A Night at the Museum Sleepover:
Spend the night at the museum and enjoy a program of activities, crafts, games, movie and a flashlight tour of the museum before settling down in your sleeping bag for the night! A perfect overnight program for youth and children’s groups, a wonderful way to celebrate a special birthday or just get a group together and enjoy the museum. We can theme the evening to a variety of themes and can work with you if your group is studying for a badge or certificate. Sleepovers include program, activities, snacks, crafts, movie, breakfast and a swim session. Available Saturdays – 6pm to Sunday 12noon. Minimum of 12 to a maximum of 40 participants.
Cost $35.00 per person
Murder at the Museum
Yes its murder at the museum and you and your friends are suspects!
Our costumed Murder Mystery Parties include everything for a fun evening of suspense! Including an appetizer buffet, beverages, invitations, programmed murder mystery and museum staff to lead you through five scenes to the final conclusion where you find out “Who Done It”.
Suitable for Adults and older teens – A minimum of 8 guests up to 12. Cost $250.00 per party.