Elite Gymnastics & Aquatics was the first privately owned gymnastics facility in Kansas. Elite offers several birthday parties to choose from, or you can create your own. Partygoers will spend 40 minutes in a party room, plus one hour in the pool or the gym, or both! Elite has a rock wall, a foam pit, a treehouse, rope swings, a trampoline, tube pool slides, and a pool repel line. All you have to bring is your own food and decorations, and the staff will handle the rest. Elite Gymnastics & Aquatics is located at 13600 W. 108th St., Lenexa, KS.
Jump City in Belton is a bounce house-lovers paradise, offering wall-to-wall inflatables for children ages 12 and under. All birthday party packages include 1.5 hours in a private party room, paper goods, online invitations and thank you e-cards, a special gift for the birthday child, and one slice of pizza and one small drink per child. Optional extras include a personal party host, ice cream, free admission passes for a future visit and arcade game tokens. Jump City is located at 8020 E 171st St., Belton, MO, 64012.
Kansas City Laser Tag
Kansas City Laser Tag brings the fun to you. Rental representatives will arrive 30-45 minutes prior to your party to drop off premium commercial laser tag equipment anywhere in the greater Kansas City area. They will go over all of the instructions on how to play and leave the taggers with you. Or for a fee, a Game Director can direct your games. If you prefer, you can come to one of their fields, complete with a party pavilion. Laser tag parties are great for any age, and the equipment is available to play with for hours. You can even add a bonfire to your package! Kansas City Laser Tag is based in Lee's Summit.
Kansas City Zoo
Parties at the Kansas City Zoo are sure to be a wild time! The zoo offers birthday party packages for ages 1-10. All packages include a private space with your Education Party Host, cupcakes, ice cream cups, zoo admission for guests, and tableware for up to 24 guests. Optional add-ons include face painting, themed decorations, animal encounters, and more. Birthday party reservations should be made at least four weeks in advance. Kansas City Zoo is located at 6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, MO 64132.
Paradise Park is known as Kansas City’s premier birthday party destination. All birthday party packages include a private party room, soft drinks, cake, ice cream, and a souvenir for the birthday child. Optional add-ons include pizza, fun card credits and party hosts. Some packages let you choose between a number of attractions, including a foam factory, bumper cars, a rock wall, go karts, miniature golf, laser tag, and an edutainment center. The Edutainment Birthday Party (for ages 3-9) lets you choose between three of the following: a foam factory, art studio, pretend village, water play/face painting, soft play, cooking, and the outdoor play garden. Paradise Park is located at 1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee's Summit, MO, 64086.
Pump It Up
Pump It Up lets you enjoy inflatables in your own private space. Kids get to play in bounce house areas reserved for party guests only, and for an extra fee, they can jump, slide, and play in a glow-in-the-dark play area. Also included in all party packages are online invitations, paper goods, set-up and clean-up, and time in a private party room. The staff will assist with presents and serving the children, and they will even take pictures during the party, which are displayed on a screen in the private party room while kids eat. The birthday child even gets to sit on his or her very own inflatable throne! Pump It Up is located at 7320 Frontage Rd, Shawnee Mission, KS 66203.
Sky Zone Trampoline Park
Sky Zone Trampoline Park has wall-to-wall trampoline courts, inflatables, and a Foam Zone (filled with 10,000 foam cubes)! A private host and room are included with every birthday package. Packages also include an hour of jump time, access to all available courts, SkySocks for party guests, fountain drinks, plates, napkins, cups, and utensils, set-up and clean-up, and printable invitations or Evites. If you choose, you can add private court rentals, pizza, Dippin Dots and party favors such as water bottles, t-shirts, and a drawstring pack. Sky Zone Trampoline Park is located at 6495 Quivira Rd, Shawnee, KS, 66216.
Urban Air makes parties easy for parents and fun for kids. The facility has more than 30,000 square feet of endless entertainment options, including trampolines, a warrior course, dodge ball areas, and a huge dedicated indoor playground. Choose between trampoline parties or indoor playground-only parties, or add the indoor playground or warrior course to your trampoline party. All packages come with a tablecloth, table runner, plates, forks, napkins, and a bottle of water. You can add pizza, party favors, Dippin Dots, and Slush Puppies if you choose. All you have to bring is cake, presents and the birthday child. Urban Air is located at 14401 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS.
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