Throw a hassle-free, fun-filled birthday party for your child at the Y. We offer party packages including pool parties, art parties, and much more.

Birthday Party Packages

Pool Party

5+ years old
Enjoy an hour of swimming in our heated pool with family and friends. Pool parties include party room for 3 hours. Children unable to swim independently including those that require assistance from flotation devices must be accompanied in the water by a parent or guardian. This will count toward your total participants.

Availability Saturdays or Sundays, 2-5 PM
  Pool Time: 2:30-3:30 PM
Rates $575 Y member, $700 community
Contact Us Aquatics Department
  bscott@ymcanyc.org or 212-912-2675
Teen Center

Want to throw a fun birthday party for a teen, but don’t want to do it in your own house? Use our Teen Center, which includes a full-sized pool table, ping pong, flat screen TV, cool music, and plenty of space to dance and hang out.

Availability Weekends, weekdays before 1 PM
  Two hour party room
Rates $350 Y member, $450 community
Contact Us Teen Department
  datkinson@ymcanyc.org or 212-912-2617
Early Exploration Play Center

1-6 years old
Throw a party at the Early Exploration Play Center and let the kids play on the indoor tree house, climbing wall, sliding board, and pirates' plank. The space, including games and puzzles, provide hours of fun for babies, toddlers, and school-aged children.

Availability Saturdays, 9 AM – 2 PM
Rates $500 Y member, $600 community
Contact Us Early Childhood Center
  bsieling@ymcanyc.org or 212-912-2652
Drama Party

5.5-12 years old
Offer your child a vivid journey through the imagination for their birthday. We provide the space, you provide the inspiration, and together we create a fantastic party based around a one hour drama, improv, or musical theater workshop, tailored to your choice of theme and arts discipline! Price is set for 3 hour room occupancy (including set-up time and a one-hour arts class), and for a maximum of 20 children. Renter is responsible for all decorations, paper goods, food, cake and beverages. We are unable to provide refrigeration.

Availability Based on party request and facility availability
Rates $550 Y member, $650 community
Add-ons Sound System: $50; Sound Responsive Lights: 4 for $50; 8 for $100
  Projector: $65
  Glitter Tattoos: $150
  Balloon Animals: $75
  Additional 1 hour with Teaching Artist: $125
  Additional 30 minutes with Teaching Artist: $75
Contact Us Community Arts Department
  meghanm@ymcanyc.org or 212-912-2634
Visual Art Party

5.5-12 years old
Visual Arts Parties at the West Side Y includes the use of our space, as well as several arts and crafts projects to choose from, including puppet making, collage, making snow globes, clay sculpting, and more. Professional Visual Art instructors lead participants through a thoughtful and interactive art-making activity inspired by the birthday boy or girl's interests. Materials can be purchased by the family or we can pick them up at an additional charge. Party space will be available for 3 hours, including set-up and break down time, and the teaching artist will provide instruction for 1 hour during that time period. Renter is responsible for all decorations, paper goods, food, cake and beverages. We are unable to provide refrigeration.

Availability Based on party request and facility availability
Rates $600 Y member, $700 community
Add-ons Sound System: $50; Sound Responsive Lights: 4 for $50; 8 for $100
  Projector: $65
  Glitter Tattoos: $150
  Balloon Animals: $75
  Additional 1 hour with Teaching Artist: $125
  Additional 30 minutes with Teaching Artist: $75
Contact Us Community Arts Department
  meghanm@ymcanyc.org or 212-912-2634
Dance Party

5.5-12 years old
Dance Parties for kids at the West Side Y includes the use of a dance space and 1 hour of professional dance instruction on basic technique, dance games, and learning choreography. Party space will be available for 3 hours, including set up and break down time, and a teaching artist will provide instruction for 1 hour during that time period. Renter is responsible for all decorations, paper goods, food, cake and beverages. We are unable to provide refrigeration.

Availability Based on party request and facility availability
Rates $550 Y member, $650 community
Add-ons Sound System: $50; Sound Responsive Lights: 4 for $50; 8 for $100
  Projector: $65
  Glitter Tattoos: $150
  Balloon Animals: $75
  Additional 1 hour with Teaching Artist: $125
  Additional 30 minutes with Teaching Artist: $75
Contact Us Community Arts Department
  meghanm@ymcanyc.org or 212-912-2634
Sports Party

3-12 years old
Enjoy a themed party in gymnastics, karate, soccer, basketball, t-ball, sports training, or a combination of sports. A kids' sports party at the West Side Y comes with an hour-long sports workshop in our gymnasium. Instructors will lead non-competitive games and give basic sport instruction. A party room will also be provided for food and fun!

Availability Saturdays or Sundays, 2-5 PM
Fees $475-600 Y member, $575-725 community
Contact Us Healthy Lifestyles Department
  wsyhealthylifestyles@ymcanyc.org or 212-912-2670

Prices vary based on ages and number of children.