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 email us at for any party related questions. 

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


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. Reservations are only accepted online which can be made 24/7. Please note that all parties must be booked with two-weeks notice. If you have questions, you can email us at Response to questions received within 72 hours from submission excluding nights and weekends.

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


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 include admission to the water park. 

Damage/Admission Deposit:
The cabana requires a $100 deposit each. Admission to the water park will be deducted from your cabana rental deposit up to 10 people for 1 cabana or 20 people for 2 cabana rentals. After 10 or 20 people depending on your rental, you will be required to pay at the front desk before entry into the waterpark. Everyone going into the cabana will be given a wristband, and guest total tracked for billing purposes. Any remaining balance after payment for admission will be refunded. In the event of any damage or clean-up required no funds will be refunded back. Everyone going into the aquatic center regardless of swimming or not will be charged the entry fee. Deposit will be refunded by city-issued check mailed to the address on the application 2-3 weeks after usage if paid by cash or check. Credit card payments will be issued within 2-3 weeks.

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 email it to


Are you a summer camp looking to bring a group to the Silliman Family Aquatic Center? Well, Newark is the place to play this summer! A two-week advanced reservation is required of all outside groups that are subject to availability. Drop-in groups are not permitted without a reservation. Summer 2018 season will be from June 18 - August 20, 2018, for weekday (M-F) reservations 12:30 - 4:30 PM. No groups allowed on weekends.

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

Looking to host your school's end of the year party?! Well, come splash it up at the Silliman Family Aquatic Center! This year will be even better with a completely new play structure in the activity pool and waterslide! Summer 2018 dates are June 4 - 15, 2018 from 10:00 AM - 2:00PM. Applications will be available starting Monday, December 11, 2017. *Dates subject to change and availability. 

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

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