The Little Pod F.A.Q.'s
What is the age limit at the Little Pod?
The Little Pod is suitable for children 7 years and younger.
Can I come in for open play?
We are open for open play 6 days a week. Check our website for Open Play hours.
How much does it cost to play?
Admission is $12 for children ages 1-7 years. Infants less than 12 months are free. 1 adult is free per child any additional adults are $5.
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 precautions we will be operating at a 50% occupancy. Therefore we will limit it to 1 adult (anyone 8+ years) per child. One additional adult is permitted for a $5 fee. For the safety of all our customers we cannot accept more than 2 adults per child for the unforseeable future.
Are masks required?
Yes, masks are required for adults and children 2 years and up (exempt for anyone with medical conditions). We are closely following all government guidelines and regulations. We will adjust our policies as the situation changes. If you or your child forget your mask/don't have a mask, one can be purchased for $1 at the front desk.
Are socks required?
Yes, socks are required for adults and children.
Do you sell socks?
Yes, you can purchase socks at the front desk for $1.
Can I bring outside food?
No, there is no outside food or beverages permitted. Check out our cafe for snacks and refreshments.
Is there a waiver I need to fill out?
In order to check in faster, please fill out this waiver prior to arriving at the Little Pod.
What do you do to keep your facility clean?
The Little Pod Team tries our hardest to maintain a clean and safe facility for all our guests. We dust, wipe and sanitize the play equipment, furniture, and toys everyday to ensure there are no gross germs lingering. For more details please check our link.
Birthday Party F.A.Q.'S
How do I book a Birthday Party or Private Event?
You can book a party/event online, over the phone with a credit card, or in person.
Is a deposit required?
Yes, there is a $75 non-refundable deposit for Regular Weekday/Weekend parties and a $100 non-refundable deposit for Private Parties/Events. If you need to cancel your party, please give us at least 30 days notice to receive your deposit in store credit. If you cancel your party with less than 30 days notice, you forfeit your deposit.
What is the difference between Regular Weekday/Weekend Party and Private Party?
Regular Weekday/Weekend parties are parties where we are open to the public and you have use of the Private Party room during the 1st 90 minutes of the 2 hour party. Private Parties/Events are when we close the entire facility for just your party. For Regular Weekday/Weekend parties the price is based on the number of kids in attendance while for Private Parties you are renting out the entire facility. The main difference between the Private Party and Private Event is the Private Party includes a Private Party Room, food, decorations, and a party host while the Private Event is facility rental for 2 hours.
What types of events can I host?
We can accommodate corporate events, family gatherings, religious groups, school events, play dates and more!
Where can I get the invitations?
We offer complimentary email invitations for the birthday party. The following is a link to access online invitations. Please send the invitations with a link to our waiver to so the guests can check in faster.
When do I need to know the final headcount by?
We will call you 4-5 days before the party/event to get a final headcount and any add-on's. The birthday child should be included in the headcount. There is a limited max occupancy until further notice by the PA Department of Health and Governor Tom Wolf. For a Weekend/Weekday Birthday Party Package, there is a limit on 4 adults max for the birthday child and 1 adult limit per guest (1 additional adult is allowed for a $5 fee).
Should babies younger than 1 year or children 8 years and older be included in the headcount?
No, since there is no charge for infants less than 1 year or children older than 8 years they should not be included in the headcount. However, if you would like a seat for them at the kid's table there will be an additional charge for table setup and food (optional).
How long is the party?
The entire duration of the party is 2 hours. You and your guests have access to the Private Party Room for the first 90 minutes of the party. The remaining 30 minutes will be used to clean the room while the children play.
Can my guests stay longer after the party is over?
The birthday child can stay and play after the party is over and if there is no private party afterwards. However, all party guests must leave after the party is over or pay the admission fee.
How are the parties run?
The first 45 minutes of the party is Open Play Time. The next 30-45 minutes is food and cake time. The remaining 30 minutes is Open Play Time while our party hosts clean up the party room.
Can I extend my party time?
No, you cannot extend the party time unless you booked the last time slot of the day (i.e. 5:30pm - 7:30pm) or if there is no party after yours. There is an additional fee to extend the party.
Can I bring my own decorations?
Yes, you can bring your own decorations however we do not allow piñatas, glitter, confetti or silly string. If you are bringing your own decorations please drop them off a least 24 hours in advance.
Can I bring a cake?
Yes, since we do not provide a cake, you can bring your own cake or cupcakes for no additional fee. Don't forget to bring candles! However, if you forget candles we sell them for $5/pack. Only reserved parties can bring a cake.
Can I bring my own food?
Yes, you can bring your own food for an additional $40 fee. Please provide your own serving utensils for outside food other than cake. There are no peanut/tree nut products allowed in our facility. There are no outside beverages allowed. For the Private Birthday Party or Event, you can bring your own food at no additional cost. Please provide your own paper goods and serving utensils for outside food other than cake. There are no peanut/tree nut products allowed in our facility. There are no outside beverages allowed but the Private Party and Private Event includes unlimited pitchers of fountain drinks.
Can I order food during the party?
Yes, you can add food during the party/event. We recommend you order party trays ahead of time but we can fire up pizzas during the party/event.
What time should I arrive for my child's party?
You can come 15 minutes before the party. Our party hosts will go over the party schedule with you and help you set up the cake and party favors on the tables. Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes before the party starts because it may hinder the cleanup and setup process of the party rooms.
When do I pay the remaining balance of the party/event?
You can settle the balance of the party at the front desk at the end of your party/event. We accept cash and major credit cards. Gratuity is not required but appreciated.
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