Aquatic Birthday Parties, Group Reservations and Cabana Rentals

Thank you for choosing the Silliman Family Aquatic Center for your Aquatic Birthday Parties, Group Reservations, and Cabana Rentals! We look forward to hosting your special event and making it a memorable one! The Silliman Family Aquatic Center is an award-winning 32,000  square foot Indoor Water Park. The Indoor Water Park amenities include two twenty foot water slides rising over the pool deck*,  an Activity Pool with zero-depth entry and water play structure with two slides, a four-lane lap pool, 245-foot lazy river with inner tubes, 15 person warm water spa and many other great activities. Below is information to better assist you with your reservation needs.

If you require further assistance, please contact our information hotline at 510-578-4406. To ask questions, please email us at for any party related questions. 

* Water slides on the lazy river have a 48" height requirement from the slide manufacturer.

We are excited to announce our new fall birthday party program! Our birthday parties now offer a complete package with food and beverage included. You just need to bring the cake and leave the rest up to us! Additionally, we have added online booking for all party packages starting this fall. Starting on Monday, August 7th at 10:00 a.m. the online party reservation portal will be available to book your party reservations.

Fall 2017 Party Package Information & Reservation Portal

Click on the following links for more information. For all fall reservations, party bookings will be accepted online. If booking two rooms for the Splash -Tastic Package please note that the system will add an extra $100 damage deposit for a total of $200. The extra $100 will be removed when the reservation is confirmed. Your credit card will not be charged automatically. However, it will be charged once your reservation is confirmed and a receipt will be issued with your confirmation.   

Fall 2017 Birthday Party Flyer      Online Party Booking Porta

** All reservations need to be booked under the parent or legal guardians name, not the child**

Need help making an online party reservation? Check out the video below!

This option is only available for the Fall 2017 Birthday Party Packages September 1 - December 3, 2017.


Birthday Party Package Room View:

Check out this video to see what rooms that we offer based on the package selected! 

Birthday Party Booking Times:

Reservations are only accepted online which can be made 24/7. If you have questions you can email us at Response to questions received within 72 hours from submission. 

Group Reservations:

Not in need of a party package but coming in as a group...(20 or more persons) then this option is for you! Receive a discounted price of $6.50 per person. Please note that this option requires a  2-week advanced notice to be eligible to receive this discount. Payment is due at time of reservation for all guest attending. 

Contact: Nick Cuevas, Aquatic Coordinator at for a reservation form. 

End of the year Aquatic School Group Reservations:

We have completed our end of the school year group reservations for 2017! Please check back in Late October for 2018 dates.

Please contact Nick Cuevas, Aquatic Coordinator for any questions.



Rent a Cabana during your next visit to the pool and enjoy a private reserved area on our pool deck.  Each Cabana has a table, 10 chairs, and snacks.  Rental fees are $40 Newark Resident/$50 Non-Newark Resident per time period. See Reservation Form for specific times. Reservations may be made in advance or the day of based on availability in person. To reserve your Cabana, complete the Cabana Application and return with your rental fees. Cabana rental does NOT include admission to the water park. Admission is a separate fee.

To make a change to your Cabana reservation such as changing the date or cancellation, we must receive written notice  7 business days before the reservation date. A $15.00 processing fee will be charged for any changes and or cancellations. If requesting any changes or cancellations with less than 7 business days no changes or rescheduling will be offered and fee paid will be forfeited regardless of reason.

If you are reserving more than 7 days in advance, please click here for ONLINE REGISTRATION and select "RESERVE" from the top menu of the online registration menu.

If you are reserving less than 7 days in advance, please print the Cabana Application Form and fax it to 510-578-4622 or email it to


Private Aquatic Center Rentals: 

Looking for a private event after hours? How about a private aquatic center event! 

For more information please contact:

Peter Beireis, Sr. Recreation Supervisor at 510-578-4630 or

2017 Private Rental Information 

2017 Private Rental Application