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    Ice skating parties

Children’s Parties & Groups

The best birthday party venue around

To find out more, or to check availability, please call 01202 717197 or send us a message.

What’s the best way to celebrate that special occasion? With a birthday party at The Ark! We guarantee it will be a party to remember.

At The Ark we love children’s parties and our family-friendly facilities provide the perfect environment for you, your party guests and their parents to really enjoy themselves.

Parties can be tailored to suit your specific requirements, from a range of great value packages to exclusive VIP treatment - there is something to suit every occasion!

Soft Play Parties

Three levels of adventure to discover with slides, tunnels and interactive zones to run, jump and slide on, followed by exclusive use of one of our party rooms for a Birthday feast! We have three fab themes to suit every child - Superheroes, Pirates & Princesses or Frozen for a supplementary charge. Alternatively, you can forget about the fancy dress and just play!

1 - 4 year olds (Minimum 12 guests - Maximum 18 guests)

£10.00 per child for a cold food buffet

£12.00 per child for a hot food buffet

(Midweek offers available from £8.00 per child)

Includes:

45 minutes of non-exclusive soft play

45 minutes private hire of a party room

A member of staff to welcome and assist you in the party room

Hot or cold food platter

Free unlimited squash

Email invitations

Present for the Birthday child (free admission for two adults and two children to return to The Ark soft play)

5 - 11 year olds (Minimum 12 guests - Maximum 18 guests)

£11.00 per child for a cold food buffet

£13.00 per child for a hot food buffet

Includes:

60 minutes of non-exclusive soft play

30 minutes private hire of a party room

A member of staff to welcome and assist you in the party room

Hot or cold food platter

Free unlimited squash

Email invitations

Present for the Birthday child (free admission for two adults and two children to return to The Ark soft play)

Ice Skating Parties

It’s time to get your skates on! We guarantee that an ice skating party at The Ark is one of the ‘coolest’ parties around!

5 - 8 year olds (Minimum 10 guests - Maximum 12 guests)

Plus 6 adults who must accompany the children on the ice

£14.50 per child for a cold buffet

£16.50 per child for a hot buffet

Includes:

45 minutes of non-exclusive ice skating

45 minutes private hire of a party room

Skate hire

6 skate aids and 6 adults to accompany the children

A member of staff to welcome and assist you in the party room

Hot or cold food platter

Free unlimited squash

Email invitations

Present for the Birthday child (free return to The Ark soft play for two adults and two children)

Optional extras:

Additional skate aids - £3.00 per aid

Additional adults -  £6.00 per person

9+ year olds (Minimum 12 guests - Maximum 18 guests)

£15.50 per child for a cold food buffet

£17.50 per child for a hot food buffet

Includes:

1 hour of non-exclusive ice skating

30 minutes private hire of a party room

Skate hire

A member of staff to welcome and assist you in the party room

Hot or cold food platter

Free unlimited squash

Email invitations

Present for the Birthday child (free return to The Ark soft play for two adults and two children)

Taser Parties

Enjoy exclusive hire of The Ark whilst you have fun with a laser gun and navigate through the course - can you handle the suspense?

Available for 7 - 11 year olds (Minimum 8 guests - Maximum 12 guests)

£22.00 per child for a cold buffet

£24.00 per child for a hot

Includes:

30 minutes hire of a party room

60 minutes taser game and exclusive hire of the softplay

A member of staff to assist you in the party room and throughout the hour of taser

Hot or cold food platter

Free unlimited squash

Email invitations

Present for the Birthday child (free return to The Ark soft play for two adults and two children)

Party Extras:

All of our party offerings promise to be a party to remember. Why not make your day extra special with the following party extras?

Ice cream sundae £1.50 per person

Pass the parcel from £20 for 12 guests (50p per additional layer)

Pinata from £27.50

Visit from a character of your choice £40.00 for 30 consecutive minutes

Tux or Olaf photo opportunity from £20

VIP Parties

Available 6:15pm until 8:00pm

Enjoy an evening of VIP treatment with exclusive hire of The Ark! Relish in the excitement of having either our soft play or ice rink entirely to yourselves. If you really want to push the boat out, you might like to consider exclusive use of both activities for your guests!

VIP Soft Play

Maximum 40 guests

1 - 11 year olds

£299.00 private hire

£4.00 per child for a cold food buffet

£6.00 per child for a hot food buffet

VIP Ice Skating

Maximum 25 guests

9+ year olds

£299.00 private hire

£4.00 per child for a cold food buffet

£6.00 per child for a hot food buffet

VIP Soft Play and Ice Skating Combination

Based on individual requirements. Please contact our team at The Ark who will be happy to assist in planning the perfect party specifically for your little one.

All VIP parties include:

1 hour 45 minutes of exclusive hire

2 members of staff on hand to assist throughout the party

Free unlimited squash

Email invitations

Present for the Birthday child (free admission for two adults and two children to return to The Ark soft play)

Optional VIP Party Extras:

Activities such as face painting, glitter tattoos and discos can be arranged on request for VIP parties. Please talk to our team at The Ark who will be happy to assist you with any additional activity requests.

Party Extras:

All of our party offerings promise to be a party to remember. Why not make your day extra special with the following party extras?

Ice cream sundae £1.50 per person

Pass the parcel from £20 for 12 guests (50p per additional layer)

Pinata from £27.50

Visit from a character of your choice £40.00 for 30 consecutive minutes

Tux or Olaf photo opportunity from £20

 

All bookings made one month prior to the date of the party must be paid in full. Cancellations made within one month of the party will be non-refundable.

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