Kids Party Destinations in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

by Mary Davis

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, located in the northwestern portion of the state, has around 65,000 residents and hosts the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. Families looking for party destinations in Eau Claire are not disappointed. The city has a wide variety of activity and party centers, offering party packages and ideas for all ages of children, teens and adults.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center

The Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center (ecsportscenter.com) offers a variety of high-action party packages for children. The packages begin at under $150 for 20 guests, including the use of private courts, game equipment, party room and supplies and soft drinks. Party packages extend to include options such as pizzas, party decorations, birthday shirts, and inflatable bounce-houses and inflatable toys. Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road Eau Claire, WI 54701 Phone: 715-552-1200

Action City and Chaos Water Park

The Metropolis Resort (metropolisresort.com/action city) in Eau Claire has two action areas to choose from. Chaos Water Park park includes water slides to interest children of all ages, as well as adults. Pools range from hurricane-type activity to more serene pools. Water activities and inflatable toys give guests many types of activities to enjoy. Indoor and outdoor areas are available. Action City offers three tracks with go-karts and race cars and bumper cars. A life-size maze, mini-golf and mini-bowling, a climbing wall, the arcade and laser tag add to the indoor and outdoor Action City activities. Party packages provide admission to one or more areas of the resort activities, as well as pizzas, ice cream cupcakes, decorations and attendants to help keep guests safe. Metropolis Resort 5150 Fairfield Drive Eau Claire, WI 54701 Phone: 888-861-6001

Roller Skating and Ice Skating

Two skating centers in Eau Claire give families a choice of roller skating or ice skating. Hoffy's Skate America (hoffysskateamerica.com) offers inline and quad-wheel skating to accommodate all ages of guests. The center has several dazzling themed areas to choose from, such as Liberty Island, The Birthday Balcony, OK Corral and Gingerbread House. A variety of party packages are offered to fit the needs and budget for any party. Hobbs Ice Center (rinktime.com) is an indoor ice-skating rink that is open year-round and specializes in fun skating, ice-skating lessons, ice hockey and also offers special group and party rates. Hoffy's Skate America 3120 Melby Rd. Eau Claire, WI 54703 Phone: 715- 832-6000 Hobbs Ice Arena Ice Skating Rink 915 Menomonie St Eau Claire, WI 54703 Phone: 715- 839-5040

Children's Museum

The Children's Museum of Eau Claire (cmec.cc/index.html) provides learning and discovery through play. The museum is filled with areas of creativity and hands-on activities for toddlers through older children. Group tours and parties are a specialty of the museum, offering five different themes entitled Princess or Knight, Cowboys and Cowgirls, Wild Kingdom, Island Adventure and Sports. Supplies are provided for parties, and they are well-supervised so parents can enjoy the party with their children. Children's Museum 220 S. Barstow Street Eau Claire, WI 54701 Phone: 715-832 5437

About the Author

Since 1992, Mary Davis has sold numerous articles and stories, greeting cards, calendars and novelty items. She also has sold Christian education reproducible books and Christian children's journals. She writes Sunday school curricula and teacher ideas and tips for both Christian and secular markets. Her topics include everything from children's stories to OSHA/safety topics.

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