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Cake and Kayak Parties

Rent our Beautiful Kitty and Max Joyner Outdoor Classroom and kayaks for the entire party for just $10/child. Book your party from 10-12 or 12-2 on Saturdays from May-November.

How to Party at ATFS

  1.  Book your party through the form on this page. Ask any questions you may have in the comment box and let us know the cause for celebration and your needs for the party.
  2. Be sure your party-goers come prepared for a short trail walk and a chance to explore the pond in a kayak. 
  3. The day of your party: check in at the Green center with our staff. They will answer your questions and help you get set-up for the day!


Q: What does a Cake and Kayak party include?

A: Booking a Cake and Kayak party at ATFS allows for rental of the entire Kitty and Max Joyner Outdoor Classroom with picnic tables and trash and recycling bins for the two hour period in addition to a kayak lesson and kayak rentals for party goers.


Q: What is the cost of a Cake and Kayak party?

A: The cost is $10/kayaker with $100 minimum for all Cake and Kayak parties.   


Q: What if we have food and gifts to unload at the picnic area?

A: All parking is located near to the Green Center and Planetarium, but you are welcome to drive up to the Outdoor Classroom to unload party supplies.  


Q: Some of the kids are too young to kayak on their own- can parents join?

A: Kids as young as 4 can enjoy kayaking in our pond. If parents plan on paddling, they may purchase a kayak pass in the Green Center or be included in your total kayak number.

Q: Only 5 kids in my party wanted to kayak, do I have to pay for every child?

A: There is a $100 minimum for birthday party rentals at ATFS.     .