Birthday FAQs

Where does the party meet?

PACKAGE 1: Ultimate Birthday – Front gate at water park
PACKAGE 2: Party Splashtacular – Front gate at water park
PACKAGE 3: Funbelievable Party – Carousel Building
PACKAGE 4: Unlimited Funbelievable Party – Carousel Building
PACKAGE 5: The Grand Prix – Carousel Building
PACKAGE 6: The Short Track – Carousel Building
(Carousel Building is next to the Game Room Arcade)

Do you accept credit cards?

Yes, credit cards are accepted for both deposits and final payment.

Do I need to prearrange my party?

Yes, a minimum of 7 days advance registration is required with a 50% deposit. Please call (732) 495-1400 ext 12 or book online. We are not booking any Birthday parties after October 13th.  Parties are not confirmed until you receive a phone call confirmation from our birthday party staff.  Birthday Parties at Runaway Rapids cannot be booked after September 13th.  Birthday Parties at Keansburg Amusement Park and The Fast Track Go-Karts cannot be booked after September 27th.

Will someone from the park coordinate the party?

Yes. Party chaperones are provided for all parties to help coordinate the guests’ arrival, determine party location and celebration. The chaperone does not stay with the guests during play time at the water park but does serve food along with ice cream and cake (if provided). However, at the amusement park the chaperone will escort guests around to the rides for approximately one hour and then leave party under guest-provided supervision, in order to be able to set up food, drinks and party celebration.

Where can the guests of the party park?

Parking is most convenient in the parking lot behind the amusement park by the batting cages. Parking is $5.00 per day during weekdays and $7 per day on weekends and holidays.

Is the birthday child FREE?

The birthday child is NOT FREE and is included in the 10 guests for each party package. So this means that the birthday child plus nine guests are included in the birthday party package price.

Is birthday cake provided?

No, we provide each child with ice cream. If you decide to bring your own cake, it will be served by your party chaperone at no extra charge.

As an alternate option, you can order your cake online from Cups and Cakes bakery, and they will deliver your cake directly to the Park. To order, please check out their website here:

*Keansburg Amusement Park is not affiliated with Cups and Cakes bakery. We are not responsible for any lost or damaged items or issues with your order

Are paper products supplied?

Yes, we provide birthday plates, cups, napkins and utensils that are generic/no theme. We also supply candles.

Can you bring outside food and beverages into the waterpark?

No, you are only permitted to bring in cake or cupcakes.

Is there a height requirement for the Kiddie Go-Karts?

Yes, the minimum height requirement is 32″ and maximum height requirement is 42″.

What is the price for adult guest supervisors at the party?

At the waterpark dry spectators/guest supervisors are allowed in FREE to help monitor fun but NO WATER ENTRY IS PERMITTED. The first 2 participating guest supervisors who plan on going in the water are FREE, all others are charged a special rate of only $10.00. At the amusement park, there is not an entrance fee so all guest supervisors are free. For both parks this does not include the price of the food.

Is there a special meal rate for adult guest supervisors at the party?

Yes, in the waterpark guest supervisors can get a hamburger or hot dog with french fries and a beverage for only $5.00. Additional pizza is not available at the waterpark on Saturday & Sundays.  At the amusement park the price for each extra pizza is $13.00 and each extra pitcher of soda is $5.00. Food for the guest supervisors can be ordered through your party chaperone at the beginning of the party.

Can a rain date be scheduled and what is Cancellation Policy?

Yes. Rain dates are strongly encouraged when booking. The date and time cannot be guaranteed because of other reservations. Please be assured that if this should happen, you will always be accommodated to the closest time and date possible. For packages 1, 2 and 3, in the event of inclement weather during the party, discount will be determined based upon the time spent at parks. For package 4, In the event of inclement weather during the party, discount will be determined only if time spent is less than 3 hours on the rides.

Cancellations must be made at least one (1) week in advance of scheduled party to be eligible for a deposit refund.

What happens if there is inclement weather during party?

Closing either park will be up to the discretion of management to insure the safety of all guests. If the park should close during the party, please refer to rain date facts directly above.

What happens if we arrive late?

In consideration of other scheduled parties, a late fee of $10 per ½ hour will be charged. We will do our best to still provide the amount of time scheduled but cannot guarantee this because of possible conflicts with other reservations and park closing time. Please allow time for travel, parking and seasonal traffic.

Is gratuity for the party attendant included in the package?

No, a gratuity is not included in the price but is greatly appreciated.

Additional Information:

Please check our operating calendar before booking your party. Parties cannot be booked on days we are not open.

Party Guests are expected to follow all height and safety requirements on all rides at Keansburg Amusement Park and all slides at Runaway Rapids.

Party Guests with casts/braces or bandages of any kind, recent surgery, back injuries or are pregnant are not permitted on any of the rides at Keansburg Amusement Park.