Host the best birthday party at the Y! Let the Y family do everything for your child’s special day. The Birthday Party Team will ensure a fun-filled celebration with decorations, games and activities. All you need to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy the most memorable birthday party of the year.
Y Parties includes 60 minutes of activity, 30 minutes for treats/presents*, 60 minutes of swim* or gym time.

Arts and Crafts: Host an arts and craft party at they Y! Each participant will create a masterpiece of their your own unique design to bring home with them. All supplies are provided.

Movie Theme: Trolls? Cars? Finding Nemo? You tell us! Dance, play, and craft to the theme of your favorite movie.

Nerf Zone: Get ready for an all-out birthday battle! Play capture the flag and team elimination through obstacles and forts. Children will dodge and evade, hide behind our YMCA bunkers, and have tons of fun while being active! Children can provide their own toys, darts, and eye protection. The YMCA has limited loaner equipment on an as needed basis.

Pirate: Hunt for hidden treasure at the Y! You’ll get a map – X marks the spot! A treasure hunt ending with pool time and sunken treasure will make this party unforgettable!

Royalty: Have a royal celebration at the Y. Invite all your guests to dress as royalty. We will create jewelry and tiaras, crowns and shields.

Science: Put on your safety goggles, create, explore and explode at the Science Party.

Skate Park: Host your child’s birthday celebration at Chesley Skate Park! Enjoy 2 hours of having the entire park to yourselves for open skate + free skateboard and safety equipment rentals. Birthday Parties may be held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Saturdays or Sundays – times vary depending on the date. Contact Sara Hughes today and schedule your child’s next birthday party! Email: shughes@mankatoymca.org

Sports: Be the star of your very own Sports Party where we will play your favorite sports and fun games. The Birthday Party Team will ensure age-appropriate games are chosen for the birthday boy or girl to enjoy their day as the MVP.

Super Hero: BLAST OFF! Are you a super hero or want to become one?! At our Super Hero Party, you will play super hero games and activities, and bring home a super hero cape. Join us for a heroic adventure as we defeat bad guys at our superhero training camp.


Members: $150 (up to 10 participants. $5 each add. participant)
Non-Members: $175 (up to 10 participants. $10 each add. participant)

*We recommend party participants wear swimsuits under clothing.
*YMCA does not provide cake or birthday treats.
*Skate Park Parties take place at 161 Jaycee Court, Mankato MN 56001.


A 2-hour parent-led party for up to 10 kids
Package includes open swim, gym, Pepsi Rec Room and Party room access.


Members:  $50 (up to 10 participants. $5 each add. participant)
Non-Members:  $75 (up to 10 participants. $10 each add. participant)

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