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The Kroc Center is a perfect place for your next party! We have two poolside party rooms that can accommodate up to 21 guests, and offer great views of our Cove Pool and waterslide. You can choose from two party activities: Splash Bash Pool Party or Rock the Kroc Climbing Party.
The Cove Pool, complete with a lazy river, water slide, play water structures and a family warm water spa, is perfect for swimmers of all ages. Even the adults will enjoy swimming or lounging poolside.
A Splash Bash Party includes 1.5 hours in a party room with 1.5 hours of swim time in The Cove Pool immediately following. Parties are available on weekends and last a total of 3 hours. All pool parties are held during open public swim time.
Splash Bash Available Start Times:
• Saturdays: 11am, 2pm & 4:30pm
• Sundays: 11am & 2pm
$130 FOR 10 CLIMBERS
GOLD MEMBERS GET AN ADDITIONAL 10% OFF!
The Climbing Wall, centrally located in The Kroc Center, offers a variety of climbing routes for all skill sets. Kroc certified instructors provide guidance to attendees, encouraging them to challenge themselves and have an unforgettable time.
Rock The Kroc Parties include 1.5 hours in a party room with 1 hour on the climbing wall immediately following. Climbing wall equipment rental is included in your party package. Closed toe tennis (or climbing) shoes required. Parties are available on weekends and last a total of 2.5 hours. All climbers must be 7 years of age or older.
Climb Party Available Start Times:
• Saturdays: 4:30pm
• Sundays: Call for availability
All climbers must sign a waiver before climbing. Download the climbing waiver and bring completed waiver to The Kroc Center at Party check-in. Any climbers 17 years or younger must have a parent or legal guardian signature. Party must provide a 1:5 ratio of chaperons present at the climbing wall.
Select your desired date from the calendar below and pay online. All parties are limited to 21 guests.
Each party room has three tables with adjustable heights, both adult and kids size colorful chairs, counter space, a sink and a small refrigerator. All party packages offer access to your reserved room for the first 1.5 hours of your party. Please note that the room will not be available to your party during the activities following.
For upgraded parties, please call our Birthday Party Hotline to confirm availability. Upgraded parties include up to 40 guests, with 24 swimmers. Climbing parties can upgrade to a larger room, however we do have a limit of 10 climbers on the rock wall.
• Enclosed Beverages
• Individually Wrapped Ice Cream
Pizza can be delivered to The Kroc Center Front Desk. Please clarify that it is for a birthday party and add birthday child’s name into the delivery instructions.
Party rooms will include tables and chairs. Party decorations can be brought in including table clothes, balloons, paper plates, utensils, etc. The setup and take down of all decorations in the party’s responsibility. We ask that glitter and confetti is avoided.
GENERAL PARTY INFORMATIONCan I come early to set-up the room for my party?
Yes, you may come 15 minutes prior to your party start time. Because we book parties every hour and a half if you come any earlier you may not be permitted into the room until it is ready. Please wait in the lobby until your Birthday Attendant meets you and shows you to your party room.What will be in the party room when we arrive?
The party room will include three rectangle tables and assorted chairs for both adults and children. A mini refrigerator, a sink, and counter space are also some of the amenities of the party rooms. You will also have a party attendant there to help you with any additional assistance you may need. If further decorations are wanted, this is up to the party to provide.Does my party include any other activities at The Kroc Center?
Your party only includes the activity you have chosen for your party (either swimming or rock climbing).Can we bring in our own party decorations?
Party decorations can be brought in including table cloths, balloons, paper plates and utensils. The set-up and take down of all decorations are the party’s responsibility. We ask that glitter and confetti is avoided.What if I have more than 21 guests?
We do have upgraded rooms available. Please call the Birthday Party Hotline (208.763.0632) for availability. Upgraded rooms include up to 40 guests, with 24 swimmers. Climbing parties may upgrade, however we cannot add more than 10 climbers due to ratios on the rock wall.If some of my guests are members, do they count in the maximum capacity?
Yes, all party guests count in the maximum capacity for the party, even if they are a member. For Splash Bash Pool Parties, we ask that all swimmers wear a wristband and are counted in the swimmer count. This is a fire code policy.Where do I put my stuff after my room time is finished?
We do ask that you clean up and empty your room 15 minutes after your party transitions to the activity. At this point, you may bring things to your car or place belongings in a designated spot at the location of your activity. You will not have access to a refrigerator during the duration of your activity.What if I don’t want a full 1.5 hours in the party room?
You will have the room reserved for your party for the full 1.5 hours, and you may choose how to use that time. You can let your guests know to arrive 30 minutes after the original start time, so that you only have 1 hour in the room. We are unable to start the activity earlier. FOOD & DRINKSCan we bring food, dessert, and/or drinks to our party?
The list of approved food is as follows:
• Enclosed Beverages
• Individually Wrapped Ice Cream
Pizza can be delivered to the Kroc Center Front Desk. Please clarify that it is for a birthday party and add birthday child’s name into the delivery instructions. BOOKING A PARTYHow early can I book my party?
You may book your party as early as two months in advance. A minimum of 10 days notice is required.What do I owe when I book my party?
We take full payment upon booking. Birthday party packages start at $130.What will happen if I have to cancel my party?
No cash refunds are given unless your party is cancelled by The Kroc Center. If you cancel your party 7 or more days prior to the booked date, you will receive your refund on a Kroc Gift Card, minus a $25 booking fee. You may transfer to another party date for a $10 transfer fee. Cancellations/transfer requests made less than 7 days prior to the event date are not eligible for a refund or credit. SPLASH BASH POOL PARTYCan I have more than 12 swimmers?
Yes, a party can have more than 12 swimmers. The basic party package comes with up to 12 swimmers, but you may add more swimmers on the day of your party. Extra swimmers are $5 per person. Parents swimming with children aged 6 years or younger swim for free and are not counted in the final swimmer count. Maximum capacity is 21 total guests, including all swimmers.Can we swim before we go into the party room?
No, the room times have to coincide with our pool schedule. Your party will start with 1.5 hours in the birthday party room, and finish with 1.5 hours in the pool.Is the big yellow slide open?
Yes, we will have the slide open for all party swim times! Parties will join open rec swim.What do I need to bring for a pool party?
All swimmers need to bring their own towel and wear swimming trunks or a swim suits (no cotton). All children who are not potty trained must wear a reusable swim diaper or both a disposable and plastic diaper in the pool. Swim diapers are sold at The Kroc Center front desk if needed. ROCK THE KROC CLIMBING PARTYWhy can we not have more than 10 climbers?
We must maintain ratios on the wall for safety.Why do we need to provide chaperones?
The party must provide a 1:5 ratio for adult chaperone to climbers.What do we need to bring for a climbing party?
All climbers must wear appropriate climbing attire including a t-shirt, pants or shorts and tennis shoes. Dresses, skirts, flip flops or bare feet on the wall are not allowed. Closed toed shoes are required. Guests may bring personal harnesses. Each climber must bring a liability waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. Guests will not be allowed to climb without a signed liability waiver..What equipment will we have access to on the wall?
Guests will be able to use harnesses, climbing shoes, and our auto belays. If adults attending the party are belay certified through The Kroc Center, they may belay climbers during the party.
BOOKING & CANCELLATIONS
> Book a party online or at The Kroc Center Front Desk. Payment it due at sign up.
> 10 days notice is required to book parties. For pool parties: charges for additional swimmers will be collected at time of party.
> State sales tax is not included in rates. Sales tax will be added to all party pricing.
> Full payment is required at the time of booking. No cash refunds are given unless the party is cancelled by The Kroc Center. If you cancel the party 7 or more days prior to the booked date, you will receive your full balance on a Kroc Gift Card, minus a $25 booking fee. You may transfer to another party date for a $10 transfer fee. Cancellation/transfer requests made less than 7 days prior to the event date are not eligible for a refund or credit.
> Each party includes 1.5 hours in a private party room and 1–1.5 hour of the chosen group activity. Once the group has begun their activity, they will no longer have access to the party room. Set-up is allowed 15 minutes prior to party start time.
> The Kroc Center provides the tables, chairs, refrigerator, sink and counter space. You supply the party materials, including plates, forks, napkins, decorations, party favors, etc. You are welcome to bring your own cake/cupcakes, individually wrapped ice cream treats, enclosed beverages and table cloths.
> Approved Food/Drinks include: Pizza, Enclosed Beverages, Cake/Cupcakes & Individually Wrapped Ice Cream. Pizza can be delivered to The Kroc Center Front Desk. Please clarify that it is for a birthday party and add birthday child’s name into the delivery instructions.
> Party room must be cleaned up by the end of the scheduled hour and a half. Tacking decorations on the walls or windows is not permitted. Please no glitter or confetti.
> An event attendant will be available to assist you with needs you may have during the party.
In response to Panhandle Health mask mandate for Kootenai County starting July 23, 2020 all members and guests will be required to wear a mask or face covering -- in, out and through The Kroc Center during their visit.