Birthday Parties

Celebrate a birthday like a true Wildcat at UNH Campus Recreation.  Specially designed party packages are available year-round.

Sports birthday parties are now available! Request a birthday party. 

Sports party 

Children ages 5-13 enjoy up to three athletic activities in a 90 minute block. Sports include floor hockey, soccer, basketball, tennis, baseball and dodgeball. Additional activities include tag games, tug of war and parachute games.

Participants spend their last 30 minutes of supervised fun in the HRC. Campus Recreation provides the specified staff, set up and clean up. You provide the food (snacks, cake, beverages), plates, cups, eating utensils, cake knife, candles and matches, and the guests!  Cost: $190

Parties over 12 will require additional supervision for an additional fee of $5 per additional child. 
Available September - May

Children playing soccer

Cooking party

Cooking party program is suspended until further notice.

This party combines food and fun for the birthday kid! A ServSafe Food Handler Certified staff member will guide participants in preparing and decorating a baked item (cupcake or cookie) of their choice. Parties last for two hours, and all food is included. Recommended for ages 6 and up.  Cost: $215
Maximum participants: 12

Parties over 12 will require additional supervision for an additional fee of $5 per additional child.
Available September - May

Children in the kitchen

Outdoor Pool party 

Includes the use of the pool and standard aquatic equipment, with lifeguards on duty. Appropriate swim attire is required, including towels.. 
Available June - August

Option Duration Includes Fee
Weekend Open Hours 2 Hours
  • Entry for 35 participants (including non-swimmers)
  • Use of shaded private seating area
  • Use of UNH Outdoor Pool during public operational hours
$190
UNH Outdoor Pool Rental (During External Group Practices) 2 Hours
  • Entry for 50 participants (including non-swimmers)
  • Use of UNH Outdoor Pool during an external group practice
  • Use of private seating area
  • 3 lifeguards & site supervisor
$250
After Hours Private Rental - Entire UNH Outdoor Pool Hourly
  • Full access to UNH Outdoor Pool & lap pools
  • Use of entire pool deck and seating areas
Starting at $330/hr

 

people having fun in the outdoor pool

Additional Information

  • Party prices are calculated for up to 12 participants.
  • Each child must have a birthday party risk waiver signed before participation. Waivers will be sent via email prior to the party. 
  • To learn more, contact Jackie Fotino at (603) 862-4285 or jackie.fotino@unh.edu

Request a birthday party

Refunds

Registrations for trips, classes, certifications, lessons, birthday parties, academic year youth programs and any other Campus Recreation programs are non-refundable.  If unable to attend and Campus Recreation is provided a minimum of 7 days notice, a transfer will be made available for a comparable program within the same academic or fiscal year.  If Campus Recreation cancels a program, full refunds will be given.  

 

Parking

D Lot (Elliott Alumni Center) 
Monday - Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. faculty/staff parking only.
Free on weekends and after 6 p.m. weekdays. 

Edgewood Visitors Lot
Pay & display seven days per week 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

H Lot (Hamel Recreation Center)
Monday - Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. faculty/staff parking only.
Free on weekends and after 6 p.m. weekdays. 

Additional parking information at UNH Transportation.