Birthday Parties

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

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: $240

Parties over 12 will require additional supervision for an additional fee of $5 per additional child.  February and March party blocks full. Accepting birthday party requests for April 2024!

Available September - May

Children playing soccer

Cooking Party

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: $285
Maximum participants: 12

Parties over 12 will require additional supervision for an additional fee of $5 per additional child. February and March party blocks full. Accepting birthday party requests for April 2024!
Available September - May

Children in the kitchen

Outdoor Pool Party 

Host your next birthday party at the UNH Outdoor Pool! Includes the use of the pool during public opening hours and standard aquatic equipment, with lifeguards on duty. Enjoy the use of the upper patio and picnic tables for a two hour duration. Cost: $210

Maximum participants: 35 (including non-swimmers)

Appropriate swim attire is required, including towels. 

Available June - August

For private UNH Outdoor Pool rentals, please inquire here.

people having fun in the outdoor pool

Additional Information

  • Party prices are calculated for up to 12 participants unless otherwise noted.
  • 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.