Children's Parties

Planning your child's birthday party? Let us do all the organising whilst your family enjoy a memorable time with us!
We can organise a great party for your child and their friends, from tiny tots to 15 years.
To make an enquiry about booking a birthday party contact us by completing our birthday party enquiry form [online form, opens in new window] or telephone 01325 406971.

Dolphin Centre Party Packages

Unless otherwise stated a minimum of 10 children are required for all of the birthday parties.

Tiny Tots Party – under 3yrs

Our under the sea themed sensory room provides a perfect base for a fantastic birthday party for little ones

Package includes: Sensory room hire - Invitations - Party gift for each child - Party catering

Price: £40 plus £5.50 per child for party catering (maximum of 12 children). Add a Party Games package to a Tiny Tots party for just £25

Under the Sea Party – 8yrs and under

Join the Mermaid Princess, Fin and Pirate Pete on Pirate Island in our famous Under the Sea soft play area for a party you won’t forget.

Package includes: 1 hour soft play – 45 minutes catering on Pirate Island – Invitations - Party gift for each child

Price: £8.50 per child (off peak option available for £7.99)*
* Monday-Thursday (Darlington term-time only), 4.15-5pm, followed by 45 minutes catering on Pirate Island).

Under the Sea Party Upgrade – 8yrs and under

Package includes: All of the standard features plus:

  • Upgraded party gift for each child
  • A flask of tea and coffee provided for the parents served with the meal on Pirate Island
  • A party photo to take away as a reminder of the special day

Price: £9.99 per child (off peak option available for £9.48)*
Monday-Thursday (Darlington term-time only), 4.15-5pm, followed by 45 minutes catering on Pirate Island).

Football Party – 5yrs plus

Perfect for all football fans.  Our 5-a-side indoor court along with excellent catering makes this a fantastic party choice

Package includes: 5-a-side court hire – Invitations – Man of the Match gift – Trophy for the birthday child - Party gift for each child - Party catering

Price: £9.50 per child  Add a referee to the football party for £25

Trampolining Party – 5yrs plus

Great fun and a bit different, our trampolining party can be adapted for beginners or the more advanced

Package includes: Trampoline hire – Qualified coach hire – Invitations - Party gift for each child - Party catering

Price: £11.99 per child, maximum number of children (available Tuesdays)

Aqua Splash Party – 8yrs plus

Join in our public swimming sessions and have a splashing good time in the pool, on the slides and on the diving boards

Package Includes: Pool entry – Invitations - Party gift for each child - Party catering

Price: £8.99 per child
Under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult.  Ratio 1 adult:2 children under 8
Add a Splash Coordinator to your pool party for £25

Swimming Ratios - One adult must accompany every two children under eight years, or two non-swimmers under sixteen years. This is in line with best practice from the Royal Lifesaving Society.  To use our inflatable, children must be able to swim unaided.

Aqua Slide Party – 8yrs plus

This party includes private hire of the training pool and slides – a real party treat!

Package includes: Private pool hire, includes 2 x slides – Invitations - Party gift for each child - Party catering

Price: £100 plus £5.50 per child
Under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult.  Ratio 1 adult:2 children under 8
Add a Splash Coordinator to your pool party for £25
Available Saturday and Sunday 4pm

Swimming Ratios - One adult must accompany every two children under eight years, or two non-swimmers under sixteen years. This is in line with best practice from the Royal Lifesaving Society.  To use our inflatable, children must be able to swim unaided.

Your Space Party – all ages

Our studio is a fantastic space for all kinds of activities.  The Your Space party gives you the flexibility to choose what you want to do from discos to Punch and Judy and much more.

Package includes: Room hire - Invitations - Party bags - Party catering

Price: £40 plus £5.50 per child for party catering
Suitable for all ages up to 15 years.

Party Menus

Under 7's Menu

  • Platters of ham, cheese and tuna sandwiches in wholemeal and white sliced bread... no crusts
  • Mouth watering pizza topped with lashings of cheese
  • Golden chicken nuggets
  • Cucumber and carrot sticks
  • Mini grilled sausages
  • Spiral fries
  • Home baked cookie
  • Ice cream dessert
  • Refreshing juice

Ages 7 Plus

We recommend this option for bigger kids with bigger appetites

  • Mouth watering pizza topped with lashings of cheese
  • Hot dogs in buns served with ketchup
  • Spiral fries
  • Delicious ice-cream sundae
  • Refreshing juice

Regrettably, we are unable to guarantee the items on the menu are free from nuts or traces of nuts