Celebrate your birthday with us!

Whether you are looking for a pool party, an outdoor adventure party or a party in a fun filled indoor playground, Strathcona County's party packages offer something for everyone.

Millennium Place

Millennium Place is currently offering room rentals to support this special day.  A room rental rate of $56.15/hour includes tables, chairs and complimentary storage of your party supplies and food while you are having fun in our facility. Room rental does not include admission costs for those participating in activities at the facility.  

Please email mpbooking@strathcona.ca for more information

Ardrossan Recreation Complex

Party room rental includes:

  • 1 hour in the Cedar Room (up to 30 guests)
  • 12 facility admission wristbands (additional wristbands may be purchased if needed)
  • Birthday banner and party invitations
  • Secure storage for gifts/belongings while having fun
  • Fridge storage for your food
  • Rate: $75.60 for the first hour and $56.15 for every additional hour

Check out the recreation schedule for ideas to add onto your party like play time in the Edu-tainment Centre and Youth Lounge, public skating (September to March), or sportzone (summer). To plan a custom activity or booking, please contact us. 

Love to Play Party

  • 2 hours in the Love to Play room
    • The Love to Play room offers a variety of games and educational activities for children including air tubes, magnet tubes, grocery store, fort with slide, puppet station, rocking horses, large building blocks and more. 
  • Preschool room for food and drinks (up to 40 people)
  • Access to a fridge and freezer
  • Invitations (pick up at the facility ahead of time)
  • Party bookings are available:
    • Saturdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. or 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
    • Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. or 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Bring your own decorations or we can help
  • Host to greet you and your party 15 minutes prior to your booking time
  • Rate: $198.45

Please note that facility admission wristbands are not included in the Love to Play room party package but may be purchased separately. The Love to Play room has limited accessibility, please ask staff for available options. Food and drinks are not permitted in the Love to Play Room. No balloons are permitted in the facility unless they are used as a weighed down centrepiece. Pinatas and alcohol are not permitted. All food must be pre-cooked, warming devices are allowed.

To book your party package or learn more, call 780-400-2084.

Have a creative party at Gallery@501!

  • Length of program: 2 hours, up to 10 kids age 6-12
  • Available weekends and evenings
  • Includes: 30-minute gallery tour, 1 hour art activity (all supplies included), 30 minutes for food/cake at the end
  • Rate: $215
  • Two options to choose from:
    • Painting Party: Explore warm and cool colours to create a vibrant painting to take home.
    • Printmaking Party: Learn a new art technique at the gallery! Create a stamp by drawing on a styrofoam sheet, then learn how to roll ink on the surface and create a colourful print.

Note: We do not provide any food, plates, utensils or decorations. You may bring your own decorations to the studio, but we ask that you be responsible for cleaning these up at the end of the session. No sparklers, pinatas or confetti.

Please call Gallery@501 at 780-410-8575 for more information and to book a creative party.

Kinsmen Leisure Centre

Pool Parties

Bookings available:

  • Fridays from 8 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 12:30 - 2 p.m. or from 8 - 9:30 p.m.

Pool parties include the use of:

  • family waterslide
  • whirlpool and steamroom
  • kids' multi-depth pool
  • spiral fountains and waterfall
  • 1-metre and 3-metre diving boards
  • Tarzan rope
  • 6-lane, 25-metre swim pool
  • boats, tubes, mats, balls and more!

We offer a shared pool rental for up to 25 people and a private pool rental for up to 75 people. Have more than 75 people? No problem! Please give us a call to coordinate.

Party Room

Bring your group to a recreational swim and book the party room before or after your swim for cake and gifts! Tables and chairs (adult and child-sized) are available. Rental of the room is for one and a half hours and accommodates 35 people. You are welcome to bring in your own food. Fridge/freezer storage is available for cakes.

Preschool Playground Party

The mini-gym is filled with modern play equipment including a pirate ship, slides, climbing structures and more! Great fun for little ones (6 months - 6 years) where they can run, jump, bounce and hop in a safe, kid friendly environment. Use of playground and Parkview room for up to 50 people for two hours.

For availability and pricing please call 780-464-2112.

Strathcona Olympiette Centre

Preschool Playground Party

  • 2 hours in the indoor playground 

    • The playground includes play spots like a log cabin and a ship, gymnastics mat play area, forts with slides, and toddler basketball hoops.

  • Use of the Lion's Meeting Room for food and presents
  • Access to a fridge and freezer
  • Up to 50 people including parents and kids
  • Secure storage for gifts/belongings while having fun
  • A host to greet you 15 minutes before your booking and help facilitate play throughout your party
  • Invitations (pdf can be emailed to you upon request)
  • Bring your own decorations or we can help
  • Rate: $198.45

Custom Party

  • Lion’s Meeting Room Rental for food and gifts (no access to playground)
  • Public Skating (September – March) free skate
  • Seasonal dry surface and ice surface bookings available on main or small ice surfaces.

To book your party package or learn more call 780-400-2084 or email Rural.facilities@strathcona.ca.

Please note: The Indoor Playground and Lion's Meeting Room have limited accessibility, ask staff for more details and options. All food and drink must be pre-cooked, warming devices are allowed. No balloons are permitted in the facility unless they are used as a weighed down centrepiece. Piñatas and alcohol are not permitted. 

Strathcona Wilderness Centre

Birthday parties include a 1-2 hour guided program and equipment rentals.

Ages 5 to 8 

  • Birds & Their Nests
  • Building Fairy Houses
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Finally, I'm a Butterfly
  • Games, Games, Games!
  • Lost in the Woods
  • Nature Scavenger Hunt
  • Rocks are Special
  • Snowshoeing

Ages 9 to 17 

  • Canoeing programs at Islet Lake (Apr. - June, Sept. - Oct.)
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Orienteering: Maps, compass or GPS
  • Outdoor skills: fire lighting, shelter building and knife skills
  • Predator Prey
  • Slacklining & initiative games
  • Snowshoeing

Extend the party for cake

For an additional fee, our cookhouse, fire pit areas or Information Centre can be booked to complete your party.

Please note: The Strathcona Wilderness Centre is a public park. Your group will share the use of the public areas. Every effort will be made to ensure your group has as much privacy as possible. For a completely private area inquire about the availability of our lodge.


Groups are not required to pay for programs cancelled due to adverse weather, or if notice of cancellation is received up to 72 hours prior to the program. Please contact us by phone at 780-922-3939 or email at swcinfo@strathcona.ca. We will get back to you by the next business day to confirm that your cancellation request has been received. If you do not receive an email or phone call, please re-contact us as soon as possible.

Please check two or three potential re-booking dates with all leaders prior to re-booking your program, as changes to dates and times are not always guaranteed. At least 72 hours prior to your program, please inform the Strathcona Wilderness Centre of any changes to your bookings, such as the number of participants, arrival times and departure times. If a program is missed or cancelled with less than 72 hours notice, there will be a charge of 50 per cent of the total contract or a minimum of $100.

For availability and pricing please call 780-922-3939 or email swcinfo@strathcona.ca.

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Last updated: Tuesday, November 08, 2022
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