Swimming Spots to Host a Pool Party for Your Houston Kid

These water parks and other swimming spots are perfect for summer birthday parties in Houston. Photo courtesy of the City of Conroe Parks and Recreation
These water parks and other swimming spots are perfect for summer birthday parties in Houston. Photo courtesy of the City of Conroe Parks and Recreation
6/25/23 - By Carrie Taylor

Summer birthday parties in Houston are tough — until you add water. These pools, water parks, and aquatic centers in Houston will ensure your guests have a great time and stay cool. All of these birthday party options have fees associated with them, but we also have recommendations for some of the city's best FREE swimming pools where you can call the city of Houston for reservation details. There are also some great pools around Houston for indoor pool parties. And for more ideas on where and how to throw the best birthday party in and around Houston, check out our Houston party guide.


Houston Swimming Spots for Birthday Parties

1. Bellaire Town Square Family Aquatic Center - Bellaire

This aquatic center includes a lap pool and water play area that includes water slides, interactive spray features, and a covered shallow area for the smallest swimmers. Table and pool rentals must be scheduled one month prior to the event.

Swimming birthday parties in Houston: Quillian Center 
The Quillian Center pool has a fun Noah's Ark theme. Photo courtesy of the Quillian Recreation Center

2. Quillian Center (Noah's Ark Pool) - Westchase

Rent the fabulous Noah's Ark Pool for your kiddo's next birthday, and you won't be disappointed. The themed pool is shaded and has slides, interactive features, and plenty of seating. The center also has a large lap pool with a deep end for older kids.

3. Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center - South Loop

This fun pool has unique features like a rock wall and an 18-foot-tall slide. You do have to be a member to rent the facilities, but we thought it worth mentioning because the pool is such fun. 

4. Colonial Park Pool - West University Place

West University Place's fabulous pool has plenty of shade, lily pads to hop across, a rock wall, and plenty of other interactive features. Non-residents must be accompanied by a resident when purchasing a guest pass, which is $7 per person.

Swimming birthday parties in Houston: Conroe Aquatic Center 
Conroe Aquatic Center has a mini water park for birthday parties. Photo courtesy of the City of Conroe Parks and Recreation

5. Conroe Aquatic Center - Conroe

Cool off and celebrate at Conroe's miniature water park which features three pools, several slides, water features, and a dump bucket. You can reserve the pool for exclusive use or just pavilions, and reservations are two hours long. The water park is generally open May-September, and reservations become available in early March.

6. Rob Fleming Aquatic Center - The Woodlands

Indulge in a splashing good time at this beloved aquatic center, perfect for the whole family. Dive into the excitement with a lazy river, where you can float along on tubes provided at the facility. Thrill-seekers will love the exhilarating water slide, adding an extra dash of adventure to your visit. Little ones can frolic and cool off in the water play structure and splash pad. Bring your own snacks and cake, and get ready to create lasting memories in this aquatic paradise.

Swimming birthday parties in Houston: Typhoon Texas 
Typhoon Texas Waterpark offers birthday party packages. Photo courtesy of Typhoon Texas Houston

7. Typhoon Texas Waterpark - Katy

The Typhoon Texas Waterpark offers an exciting and convenient birthday party package that includes fantastic features. With the package, you will receive eight general admission tickets, along with an additional free ticket for the birthday child, making it a total of nine attendees. During the celebration, you will have a reserved birthday cabana, provided by Rays Pizza, available for 1 hour and 30 minutes. A party host will be present during the reserved time to cater to the needs of the party group.

8. Strawberry Water Park - Pasadena

Strawberry Pool features water slides, deep and shallow swimming areas, interactive splash features, and a dump bucket. You can rent rooms, cabanas, or just island umbrellas at Pasadena's miniature theme park.

Swimming birthday parties in Houston: Schlitterbahn 
Schlitterbahn Galveston offers birthday party rentals. Photo courtesy of Schlitterbahn Galveston

9. Schlitterbahn Galveston - Galveston

So yes, this is a bit of a hike from Houston, but did you know you can rent part of Schlitterbahn Galveston's massive interior and exterior park for parties? Packages include park admission, decorations, party favors, and other add-ons. There are even group and party discounts as well as on-site catering.

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