When it comes to planning an active birthday party, sometimes you just have to go with the motto: play hard, party hard! To keep your little athlete’s next bash from getting sidelined, try one of these eight sporty birthday parties. They will provide plenty of festive, energy burnin’ fun for your active athlete and his or her biggest cheerleaders. Score!

Seattle Bouldering Project

Climb, slide, jump, roll and experience the exhilaration of rock climbing. With activities ranging from climbing instruction to challenge games, kids of all ages are sure to have a blast. The two-hour parties include 75 minutes of directed climbing activities with instruction for up to 20 climbers and 45 minutes of celebrating in the private birthday party room. SBP provides the climbing supplies and instruction; you bring in the food, cake and decorations to make your party one-of-a-kind. Plan ahead! You must book the party at least 17 days in advance. No exceptions.

Good to Know: Birthday parties are available on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.–noon and 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

900 Poplar Place S.
Seattle, Wa 98144
Phone: 206-299-2300
Online: seattleboulderingproject.com

photo: Allison Sutcliffe


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— Abbey McGee & Kristina Moy