Community Ice Birthday Parties
Book your next birthday party at the Centerpoint Community Ice Rink!
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the available dates and times for a Birthday Party?
"Birthday On Ice" Parties are held during our Public Skate Sessions. Click here to view the Public Skate schedule.
How many guests are included in the party package?
The party package is based on a total of ten guests. More guests are welcome; however, there is a separate charge for each additional person.
What if parents want to skate?
There are two adult passes included with your birthday package.
What party spaces are available?
There are four different areas available. The party room can accommodate two parties or your guests may prefer either the North or South rink side locations. Party spaces are the same price. Availability is based on a first come first serve basis. We do our best to accommodate every request but do not guarantee rooms.
Rinkside (North or South)
What restrictions are there for outside food or custom decorating?
Birthday cakes are the only outside food that is allowed into the building. Feather boas, confetti, or items that will leave debris on the floor are prohibited. Please note, we now allow customers to bring balloons to their skating party! Please note, the Centerpoint Community Ice staff does not provide balloons or assist guests to blow them up.
Are there other party packages available?
Customized packages are available that include broomball, hockey, private ice rental, and figure skating that are perfect for lock-ins, fundraisers and corporate outings. Please contact Michelle Lauerman at the Community Ice rink for pricing by email or phone 816-442-6128.
How do I reserve a date?
When you call to book your party we will ask for a credit card on file and a signed cancellation policy agreement. Your full balance is due after your Birthday Party concludes. If you need to cancel your party we will reserve the right to enforce our cancellation policy as follows:
Notifications Cancellation Fee
Cancellations outside 48 hours $75.00
Cancellations within 48 hours $205.00
Count Down to your Party!
Now that your party is booked! Please review the following suggestions to ensure your party runs smoothly!
The Week Before
Remind your guests to wear high socks, warm clothes and gloves.
To maximize your skating time, we suggest you create a list of shoe sizes for your guests before their arrival.
Events at the IEC may result in additional vehicle traffic, so encourage guests to arrive early for convenient parking.
The Day Before
Should your guest count exceed the minimum number of 10 guests, please contact your party coordinator so proper accommodations can be made.
The Day of Your Party
Please arrive a few minutes before the party is scheduled to start. This ensures that proper skate sizes will be available
Parents should walk their children into meet the party chaperone or host. Parking is available in the south lot and the entrance to the rink is on the South side of the Independence Events Center through the Centerpoint Community Ice doors.
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