Children’s Party Packages include (for each lane):
- One hour Bowling (and shoe rental)
- 1 Pitcher of lemonade or soda
- Souvenir Color Changing cups for guests to take home
Basic Package (One Hour) - $30/lane (max. 5 people per lane)
Additional time (in 30 minute increments) - $8/lane/half hour
Reservations for Children’s Birthday Parties should be made at least one week in advance to ensure your group has the space you require at the time you want to have your event. To make a reservation, begin by filling out a Reservation Request form either online or in person. Please note the following information:
- ALL reservations require ONE person be responsible for payment.
- Minimum reservation time is 1 hour. Additional time may be reserved in half hour increments.
- Once a Reservation Request has been approved, you will receive an email with the details of your reservation including deposit amount and any other information or forms required. This will be completed by the end of the next business day in most cases.
- Reservations made on Friday or Saturday should generally be complete by 5:00pm. Reservations MAY be accepted after 5:00pm with manager approval. However, IF APPROVED, require full payment in advance and it is non-refundable with less than 5 business days’ notice.
- Reservations made less than one week in advance require full non-refundable payment in advance.
- Deposit (see below) will be forfeited for any lane not needed/used within 15 minutes of original reservation time. Space not being used within 15 minutes may be assigned to other customers.
- Reservation Requests received after 4pm on Friday may not be responded to until the following Monday.
- Lane availability will be limited on Sunday evenings due to scheduled Leagues. Availability changes each semester.
- Food items purchased from anywhere, other than the Illini Union vendors, may not be brought into the Rec Room or the Illini Union.
- Deposits are equal to half the total cost (including any food options).
- Deposits must be received before the final confirmation of the reservation is made.
- Deposits will be forfeited for any lane not needed/used within 15 minutes of the original reservation time. Space not being used within that time may be assigned to other customers.
- Deposits are non-refundable if written (or email) notification of change or cancellation is received less than 5 business days in advance.