Birthday Parties

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Dovercourt: the best place to party!

Whether it's a birthday, anniversary or team celebration, we'll make your event a piece of cake!

"Dovercourt parties are a blast for the kids…and easy to host"



What Next?

  • Read about party package information about our Theme, Cool Cat Swim parties, and specialty parties like Commando (Nerf), Sports, Dance, Rock climbing, Radical Science, Little Ray's, Busker, LEG.  
  • *Browse our online registration system to see dates, times, availability; and book parties online. Please note some parties do not show in online registration because they depend on the availability of our party partners e.g. Little Ray's, Radical Science, Buskers etc.

For more information, contact Customer Service at 613-798-8950 ext. 0 or email

The fine print

  • Our parties are held at Dovercourt Recreation Centre (411 Dovercourt Ave.), the McKellar Park Fieldhouse (539 Wavell Ave near Byron) or Van Lang Fieldhouse (29 Van Lang Private).
  • Party Staff will confirm the details during the week prior to your booked party and be on hand during your party.
  • If you do not know the final number always select the minimum and upgrade number of participants at least 1 week before your party
  • The party fee is due at time of booking. Please note that there is a $20 admin fee for any refunds and cancellations. There is a 14 day minimum cancellation period. 

Party & room upgrades

  • Helium Balloons: $2.12/each
  • Cotton Candy: $1.80/ bag
  • Party Leader: $57.50/ 2 hours
  • Decorations (wall + table decoration, table cloth, helium balloons): $53
  • Dovercat Appearance: $90


Food: You may bring in or order any type of food you wish to serve. You will have access to a regular size fridge & freezer and microwaves.
Alcohol: Is allowed, but requires a Liquor license, liability waiver form filled out, liability insurance fee (rate depends on number of participants), refer to hourly room rates listed above specifically for liquor.

What else should I bring?

  • Birthday Cake, candles, matches
  • paper plates, cups, forks & other cutlery, knife, napkins
  • Juice or pop, additional snacks or food
  • Loot bags

Food options

Boston Pizza Carling Avenue offers a special menu for parties; order through the Customer Service staff at Dovercourt (613-798-8950 ext. 0):

  • Cheese pizza (10 slices): $15.00 
  • Pepperoni Pizza (10 slices): $15.00 
  • Deluxe Pizza (10 slices): $18.00
  • Vegetarian Pizza (10 slices): $18.00
  • Chicken Fingers (10 pack): $17.00 
  • Garden Salad (10 servings): $17.00 
  • Caesar Salad (10 servings): $17.00 
  • Juice or Water: $1


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