Birthday Bashes are designed to allow families to use our facilities to host a birthday party your child will not forget!

Our variety of party options, combined with our friendly staff, allows for an enjoyable experience for both the party planner and the attendee!

Indoor Turf and Pool Parties are limited to 25 participants. Climbing Wall Parties are limited to 15 participants.

Birthday Bash Options

Indoor Turf

Indoor Turf Birthday Parties include half of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center’s Indoor Turf Building as well as one party room. Our friendly staff are able to help set up soccer, wiffle ball, kickball, and other activities.

The party room is located near the Indoor Turf Building. The room comes as is and can be decorated; however, no tape is allowed on the walls to hang party items. Helium balloons and candles are also prohibited. Guests are welcome to provide additional refreshments.

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Rentals Includes

  • access to the Indoor Turf Building and party room
  • cake, juice, silverware, plates, and napkins for 25 people (additional fee)

All birthday bashes must be booked two weeks in advance with the balance due two Fridays before the party.

Registration and Costs

  • $100 for students, alumni, employees, and spouses or dependents
  • $130 for community members not affiliated with Ball State

Available Time Slots

  • Friday: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Saturday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm or 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Book a Party

  1. Sign into your account using your BSU information by selecting “Sign in with BSU Username and Password” located in the red box.
  2. Select “Programs and Registrations” from the options below.
  3. Select “Youth and Family” from the classifications on the left.
  4. Complete your selection and payment process.

Please note that the online portal only accepts registrations completed with credit card.

To register in-person with cash or check, please visit the Recreation Services Main Office.

There is no online registration for cash or check. 

Need Additional Assistance? 

Additional Guidelines

  • All parties are limited to a total number of 25 participants including parents and children.
  • No food, drink, or water games are allowed inside the Indoor Turf Building.
  • Parents or guardians are required to be present as all times during the event.
  • The birthday child must be age 4 or older.

Waivers

Please note that all participants must have a signed waiver on file in order to participate. An online link for waivers will be included in your confirmation email. All minors must have the waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian. 

Please complete the waivers below for participants in the Birthday Bashes prior to the arrival on site. All Waivers must be completed in order for the child to participate in the Birthday Bash.

Pool parties include the use of Ball Pool as well as a party room located near the deck of the pool. Our friendly staff will help prepare the pool area with life jackets and place a few pool toys to use throughout the party.

The party room is located near the pool deck. The room comes as is and can be decorated; however, no tape is allowed on the walls to hang party items. Helium balloons and candles are also prohibited. Guests are welcome to provide additional refreshments.

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Rentals Includes

  • access to Indoor Pool and party room
  • two lifeguards
  • cake, juice, silverware, plates, and napkins for 25 people (additional fee)

All birthday bashes must be booked two weeks in advance with the balance due two Fridays before the party.

Registration and Costs

  • $150 for students, alumni, employees, and spouses or dependents
  • $195 for community members not affiliated with Ball State

Available Time Slots

  • Saturday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm or 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

BOOK A PARTY

  1. Sign into your account using your BSU information by selecting “Sign in with BSU Username and Password” located in the red box.
  2. Select “Programs and Registrations” from the options below.
  3. Select “Youth and Family” from the classifications on the left.
  4. Complete your selection and payment process.

Please note that the online portal only accepts registrations completed with credit card.

To register in-person with cash or check, please visit the Recreation Services Main Office.

There is no online registration for cash or check. 

Need Additional Assistance? 

Additional Guidelines

  • All parties are limited to a total number of 25 participants including parents and children.
  • Parent or guardians are required to be present as all times during the event.
  • The birthday child must be age 4 or older.

Waivers

Please note that all participants must have a signed waiver on file in order to participate. An online link for waivers will be included in your confirmation email. All minors must have the waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian. 

Please complete the waivers below for participants in the Birthday Bashes prior to the arrival on site. All Waivers must be completed in order for the child to participate in the Birthday Bash.

Contact

Pat Langendorfer
Coordinator of Outdoor Pursuits
765-285-7986

Celebrate your next milestone with Outdoor Pursuits! Climbing Wall parties include the use of the Indoor Climbing Wall as well as a party room. Our friendly staff will engage attendees while safely belaying each climber.

The party room is located adjacent to the wall. The room comes as is and can be decorated; however, no tape is allowed on the walls to hang party items. Helium balloons and candles are also prohibited. Guests are welcome to provide additional refreshments.

VIEW A MAP OF CAMPUS

Rentals Includes

  • access to Climbing Wall and party room
  • cake, juice, silverware, plates, and napkins for 25 people (additional fee)

All birthday bashes must be booked two weeks in advance with the balance due two Fridays before the party.

Registration and Costs

  • $150 for students, alumni, employees, and spouses or dependents
  • $195 for community members not affiliated with Ball State

Available Time Slots

  • Friday: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm or 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Sunday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm or 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

BOOK A PARTY

  1. Sign into your account using your BSU information by selecting “Sign in with BSU Username and Password” located in the red box.
  2. Select “Programs and Registrations” from the options below.
  3. Select “Youth and Family” from the classifications on the left.
  4. Complete your selection and payment process.

Please note that the online portal only accepts registrations completed with credit card.

To register in-person with cash or check, please visit the Recreation Services Main Office.

There is no online registration for cash or check. 

Need Additional Assistance? 

Additional Guidelines

  • All parties are limited to a total number of 25 participants including parents and children.
  • Parent or guardians are required to be present as all times during the event.
  • The birthday child must be age 4 or older.

Waivers

Please note that all participants must have a signed waiver on file in order to participate. An online link for waivers will be included in your confirmation email. All minors must have the waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian. 

Please complete the waivers below for participants in the Birthday Bashes prior to the arrival on site. All Waivers must be completed in order for the child to participate in the Birthday Bash.