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Children's parties

Want your child to have a memorable and enjoyable birthday? Why not have your child’s next birthday here with us! Whether it’s a splashing good time in the pool on our inflatable obstacle course, an exhilarating and adventurous climb up our 13-metre high climbing wall or jumping around on our Disco Inflatable. Make sure you don’t miss out on our fantastic parties!

Bouncy Castle party

Children at a bouncy castle party at the DMU leisure centre

Day - Sunday

Time - 11.30am - 1.30pm

Ratio - Up to 30 Children

Duration - 1st hour on the inflatables (bouncy castle and obstacle course) and the 2nd hour seated in sports hall with tables and chairs provided.

Catering - No catering services provided, bring your own food and drinks.

Price - £150

Climbing wall party

Children at a climbing wall party at the DMU leisure centre

Day - Saturday

Time - 3.30pm - 5pm

Ratio - Up to 12 Children

Duration - 90 minutes on Climbing wall followed by 1 hour seated in reception with tables and chairs provided.

Catering - No catering services provided, bring your own food and drinks.

Price - £75 for 1-6 children, £100 for 7-12 participants

Climbers must be aged 6+ and children must wear safety helmets at all times for the session.

Pool party

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Inflatable party

Only available for competent swimmers who can swim 1 length of the pool unassisted. A swim test will be carried out at the start of the session. A maximum of 25 swimmers in the pool.

Float party

For non-swimmers we offer float parties as an alternative. This is similar to our family fun session we run, with floats and toys available in the pool for a maximum of 25 people in the pool.

All non swimmers must be accompanied by an adult in the water for the duration of the session in line with our pool admission policy.

Day - Saturday

Time - 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Ratio - Up to 25 Children 

Duration - 1st hour on the inflatable and 2nd hour seated in reception with tables and chairs provided.

Catering - No catering services provided, bring your own food and drinks.

Price - £100 for a float party and £150 inflatable party

All swimmers under the age of 8 years shall be accompanied by a responsible person over the age of 16 who will be required to supervise that child in the water at all times. The maximum number of children the responsible person may safely supervise are:

  • One adult to one child up to the age of 5 years
  • One adult to two children aged 5-8 years
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If you are interested in booking a children's party then please complete one of our application forms and email it to leisure@dmu.ac.uk and a member of our booking team will be in contact. 

Bouncy Castle Party Application Form

Climbing Wall Party Application Form

Swimming Pool Party Application Form

Please note all children's parties will be on a first-come first-served basis and no booking is confirmed until a member of our team has been in contact and payment in full has been made.