Plunge into a San Diego Pool Party
From Mermaid-themed Birthdays to Company Team Building Events, The Plunge Is San Diego's Go-to Location For Celebrating In Style!
Both children (and adults!) of all ages enjoy the non-stop fun our unique venue offers. From our inflatable obstacle course, basketball hoop, heated pool, games, beach views and great food. We look forward to hosting your event at the Historic Plunge San Diego!
We currently offer four types of semi-private swimming pool party experiences listed below, for groups of all sizes that want to enjoy the pool during public recreational hours. We offer three party booking times, seven days a week.
Parties can be booked from:
You can also extend your party to two booking times (5.5 Hours) or rent a pool for an ALL-DAY party for an additional fee.
Private Buyouts are available starting after 7pm seven days a week. If you are interested in booking a private event, please submit the inquiry form below and a Plunge Events Team Member will be in touch within 48 hours.
We host a variety of events, but not limited to:
- Bachelor / Bachelorette Parties
- Graduations / Grad Nights
- End of Year Celebrations for Schools and or Sports teams
- Field Trips (churches, schools, non-profits)
**Please note that each party space has a maximum capacity. If you have more guests than the capacity, then multiple spaces will need to be booked.
From mermaid-themed birthdays to epic bachelorettes, the Plunge is your go-to location for celebrating in style. We currently offer four types of pool party experiences in San Diego:
Plunge Parties are the perfect option for groups who want to rent a pool for a party in San Diego during public recreational hours. This package includes up to 20 guests (adults & children whether they are swimming or not swimming). If you are expecting more than 20 guests, then multiple lounges will need to be rented.
Rates: $225 per 2.5-hour session, $325 for 5.5 -hour session or $425 for the entire day (10:30am-7pm).
Included in your Plunge Party reservation is a designated lounge area that includes: one lounge style seat, a couch, bench and a 6-foot table with a covering for cake, food or gifts and access to our state-of-the art obstacle course for the duration of the party.
Premium Plunge Parties
Plunge Premium Parties include everything our Plunge Party does, PLUS additional ottoman and extra lounge seating, as well as preferred lounge space closer to the pool entrance. This package includes up to 20 guests (adults & children whether they are swimming or not swimming). If you are expecting more than 20 guests, then multiple lounges will need to be rented.
Rates: $275 per 2.5-hour session, $375 for 5.5-hour session or $475 for the entire day (10:30am-7pm).
Included in your Premium Plunge Party reservation is a designated lounge area located in a premium location on the pool deck, one lounge style seat, a couch, bench, a large ottoman, and a 6-foot table for cake, food or gifts, and access to our state-of-the art obstacle course for the duration of the party.
Premium Plus Parties
Premium Plus Parties include everything our Premium Party does, PLUS an additional couch and extended lounge space. This package includes up to 30 guests (adults & children whether they are swimming or not swimming). If you are expecting more than 30 guests, then multiple lounges will need to be rented.
Rates: $375 per 2.5-hour session, $475 for 5.5-hour session or $575 for the entire day (10:30am-7pm).
Included in your Premium Plus Party reservation is a designated lounge area located in a premium location on the pool deck, one lounge style seat, a couch, bench, a large ottoman, premium couch, and a 6-foot table for cake, food or gifts, and access to our state-of-the art obstacle course for the duration of the party.
VIP Plunge Parties are perfect for groups who want to enjoy ocean views and an exclusive area that includes panoramic views of both the Plunge Pool and Mission Beach. This package includes up to 40 guests (adults & children whether they are swimming or not swimming). If you are expecting more than 40 guests, then multiple lounges will need to be rented.
Rates: $495 per 2.5-hour session, $645 for 5.5 -hour session or $795 for the entire day (10:30am-7pm).
Included in your VIP swimming pool party reservation are four tables with 16 chairs and a 6-foot table for cake, food or gifts. It is directly connected to the Beach House Restaurant in San Diego, allowing guests to consume alcoholic beverages and order food at Beach House* and return to the VIP Deck.
(*Beach House Hours are subject to change at anytime)
If you are interested in booking a Private Plunge Party in San Diego, please fill out the inquiry form HERE and a team member will be in contact within 24 hours. Rates are as low as $899 for 2 hours for groups up to 50 during weeknights and $1199 during weekends.
Private Plunge Parties are available after 7pm*.
All private bookings are available on a request-by-request basis, with the rental fee + a required minimum spend that will be quoted based on the date / time of your event.
Ready to rent a pool for a party in San Diego? We have an online booking system that makes booking your party with us simple, fast and efficient. Book your Plunge Party by clicking the button below.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many people am I allowed and what if I have additional swimmers?
Each lounge allows 20-40 guests depending on the option that you choose. If you have more guests than the lounge capacity, then multiple lounges will need to be booked.
May I bring my own food & drink?
Yes, effective February 1st, 2023 we are now allowing outside food! We have an outside food fee of $30 per lounge that must be added on at the time of booking. We only allow sealed bottles of water as outside drinks, all other beverages must be pre-purchased as add-ons or purchased on site. Birthday treats and goodie bags are permitted free of charge. Only reserved parties are given the option to bring in outside food for an additional fee. General public is not permitted to bring in any outside food or drink unless it is purchased on site at Belmont Park. Open flames and cooking is prohibited inside the building.
Will other guests be in the facility?
If booking a Plunge Party, Plunge Premium Party, Premium Plus, or VIP Plunge Party, we are still open for public and member use.
Private swimming pool party rentals from 7pm on are allowed exclusive access to our obstacle course in the shallow end. We reserve the right to have swim lessons or other programs occurring during Private Parties if needed but will be cognizant of the exclusive space. Rental fees are based on the date, time and number of guests in your party.
What should I bring?
You are welcome to bring goodie bags, sealed bottles of water, a cake or birthday treat, and decorations for your pool party in San Diego. We also have swim equipment (i.e., lifejackets, pool noodles, and kickboards) included for your use. Towel service is also available as an add on when booking. We highly encourage you to customize your parties and decorate your lounge with the exception of confetti balloons and glass items.
Can I extend my pool party rental time?
Absolutely. Here are the options to have additional time added onto your Party:
- Extend a Plunge or Plunge Premium Party to 5.5 hours (two sessions) for just $100 more (only available for 10:30am & 1:30pm booking start times)
- Extend Plunge or Plunge Premium Party to ALL Day (10:30am-7pm) for just $200 more (only available for 10:30am booking start times)
- Extend a VIP Party or Premium Plus Party to 5.5 hours (two sessions) for just $150 more (only available for 10:30am & 1:30pm booking start times)
- Extend a VIP Party or Premium Plus Party to ALL Day (10:30am-7pm) for just $300 more (only available for 10:30am booking start time).
Am I allowed to decorate?
Yes, we encourage guests to make their space memorable! We do not allow confetti, glass or anything that will cause damage to our facility. Guests often decorate their reserved bay space 15 minutes prior to their reservation time. We supply a 6-foot food table that you are welcome to decorate in addition to your designated space. Guests must clean up their reserved area at the completion of their swimming pool party in San Diego and dispose of the trash in an appropriate location.
What if I stay past my reservation time?
Parties must be wrapped up and out of the facility no later than 15 minutes past their designated time. A $50 late fee will be added for any groups staying longer than the 15-minute courtesy grace period. If available, then parties may have the option to extend their swimming pool rental into an extra session for only $100 for Plunge Parties and Premium Parties or $150 for VIP Parties or Premium Plus Parties.
What is the difference between a Plunge Party, Premium Party, Premium Plus and a VIP Party?
These four swimming pool party options are available for 2.5-hour rentals and include the ability to order food from our partner catering services in San Diego. The Plunge Party and Premium Party both include 20 guests, while 30 guests are included for the Premium Plus Party and 40 guests are included for a VIP Party. A basic description of each package is provided below:
- Plunge Party – A dedicated Lounge with a couch and adequate furniture plus a 6ft food table.
- Premium Plunge Party – Plunge Party amenities PLUS added ottoman and extra lounge seating, as well as preferred lounge space closer to the pool entrance.
- Premium Plus Party- Lounge One with an extended lounge including a premium couch and space for additional guests.
- VIP Party – Private, elevated deck seating with four tables and 16 chairs with direct access to the Beach House restaurant.
Does my guest count include non-swimmers?
Yes. All guests are included in your guest count. If you are anticipating more guests than your lounge allows, then you will need to purchase an additional lounge. If no additional lounges are available, then your extra guests will need to purchase a session or day pass upon arrival.
Do you only host birthday pool parties?
No, we host all types of parties and events! We have had bachelorette parties, bachelor parties, birthday pool parties, bah mitzvahs, Quinceanera’s, school outings, grad nights, etc. We also host photo shoots and video shoots with companies such as Speedo and Nike! Our San Diego venue is perfect for any event that you can imagine!
Is my deposit refundable and when do I pay my balance?
The deposit for all party bookings is non-refundable, but we will try our best to accommodate a change of date or to meet your needs. The remaining balance due for parties will be paid at least 72 hours prior to your party and the card on file will be charged.
How do I check availability and book a party?
The easiest way to book a party at the Plunge San Diego is on our website. If you have any difficulties or questions, then please e-mail us at email@example.com or stop by the facility during our operational hours for a tour.
If I order food then what time will it be delivered to my party and can I order more food the day of the party?
We try to have all food delivered approximately one hour after the start of your swimming pool rental party. Our dedicated catering and events team will be available to assist with additional orders, although not guaranteed.
Is the Guest of Honor included in the guest count and what do they get?
The Guest of Honor is not included in the guest count and has a complimentary pass to the Plunge with the swimming pool party booking. The Guest of Honor will also receive a Plunge Gift Pack that might include things such as a special wristband, free snack item and a free day pass to return another day.
*The guest of honor does not count towards your capacity for the lounge.
How do I rent a pool for a party in San Diego?
That’s easy! You can use our online booking to check out our swimming pool party rental schedule and book your own party in San Diego. You’ll need to input your desired date, time, and package, as well as any special requirements you may have.
In addition to pool party rentals, The Plunge is also your go-to facility for an open swim in San Diego, as well as for professional swimming lessons for you and your kids. In addition, we are one of San Diego’s best gyms with pools and a great provider of Aqualogix fitness classes. Get in touch now!