Birthday Party Service

Celebrations Unlimited! The Illinois Valley Y offers a variety of party options to please everyone. Choose a birthday party and we do all the work. Just book your date and leave the rest to us.

A pool party is great for: Graduations, Group Outings, Birthdays, Boy/Girl Scouts, School Events, Anniversary, Family Reunion, Retirement, Youth Sport League End of Season Celebration, Church Groups and MORE! A $30 initial payment and signed waiver and confirmation form required to book a date.

Parties types available:

  • Pool Party
  • Tumbling Party
  • Gym Party
  • Gym and Swim
  • Tumbling and Swim

Specialty Parties types available:

  • Super Hero

Every Pool Party offers:

  • Lifeguard
  • Party Host
  • Pool party themed invitations
  • Party room or Poolside area for 2 hours


Scheduling for Birthday Parties are available on Friday and Saturday
Private rentals are available for large groups Wednesday nights. For details, call the YMCA at 815-223-7904.

To schedule a party

You MUST come in and fill out a confirmation sheet and PAY a $30.00 deposit (Non-refundable)

Pool Parties- 1 week minimum notice
All other Parties- 2 week minimum notice

At time of deposit, you can pick up your invitations.

YMCA Recommendations

  • Adults must accompany children under nine years of age at an 8:1 ratio.
    Check in at the counter on the day of your party. Full payment is due the Tuesday before your party
  • Party participants may extend their swimming time for an additional fee of $3 per participant (for non-members)
  • Swimming will be during public swim time.
  • Goody bags are included in the Deluxe party package


It is your responsibility to contact us the Tuesday before your party to confirm the information we have. Full payment is due by the Tuesday prior to your party.

Call the YMCA at 815-223-7904 for reservations or to speak to Cherie Sciarini, our birthday party coordinator, she is at extension 37, or email Cherie at:

Basic and Deluxe Party Packages

Basic Party Package Includes: Party room or poolside, 1 Party Host, cake, ice cream, Alligator Ices, decorations and party ware, T-shirt for the birthday child, and invitations.

Deluxe Party Package Includes: Includes: basic package above plus pizzas and goodie bags for each child

Basic Party Package



Up to 15 Guests$200$220
16 to 25 Guests$220$240
26 to 35 Guests$250$270

Deluxe Party Package



Up to 15 Guests (2 XL Pizzas)$235$255
16 to 25 Guests (3 XL Pizzas)$275$295
26 to 35 Guests (4 XL Pizzas)$320$340

Gym & Swim Parties

For 2 ½ hours the kids can participate in gym activities and then cool off and splash around in the pool and water park while finishing up with the festivities in a party room!

Party includes: Party Host, Postcard style invitations, 30 to 45 minutes in party room for cake and/or pizza

Gym and Swim/Tumbling or Open Gym Basic Party Package



Up to 15 Guests$255$275
16 to 25 Guests$275$295
26 to 35 Guests$305$325

Gym & Swim/Tumbling or Open Gym Deluxe Party Package

Up to 15 Guests (2 XL Pizzas)$300$320
16 to 25 Guests (3 XL Pizzas)$340$360
26 to 35 Guests (4 XL Pizzas)$360$390

Super Hero Birthday Party!

Invite your guests to join you for a fun filled super hero party! Guests start by donning a cape and designing their Super Hero eye masks. After choosing their Super Hero name, it’s off to the gym for games like Web-Blasting, Take away the Bad Guys Power and a super hero Dodgeball game. Then back to the party room for a Super Hero decorated cake, ice cream etc.

Super Hero Parties need to be booked a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the party date.

Basic Includes: a party room, Super Hero Cake, Ice cream, Drinks, Invitations, Decorations, Tableware and party host.
Deluxe Includes: a party room, Super Hero Cake, Ice Cream, Alligator Ices, Invitations, Decorations, Tableware, Pizza, Goodie bags for each child, and party host.

Super Hero Basic Party Package



Up to 8 Guests$180$200
9 to 15 Guests$230$250

Super Hero Deluxe Party Package



Up to 8 Guests (1 XL Pizza)$200$220
9 to 15 Guests (2 XL Pizzas)$270$290