Crystal Lake, IL
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Pump It Up Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Procedures

What are your cleaning procedures?
Diligence in keeping areas sanitary is, as always, of the utmost importance. Team members receive training on the proper cleaning methods and protocols for every area of our facility. Detailed checklists are utilized for all cleaning and our management team enforces that standards are met at all times. Hand sanitizer is available to guests throughout the facility. Floors and surfaces are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected daily. In our party rooms, all tables, and our birthday throne are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected after each event. We have increased allotted cleaning time for sanitization and added additional time and team members dedicated to disinfecting between events using an EPA approved disinfectant for use against SARS-CoV-2.

General

How long are you closed for?
Our location is temporarily closed in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines. The store will reopen following the guidelines of the local government orders. You can still book your party now for a future date. For easy 24/7 bookings select 'book a party' at the top of this page and book your party online today!
Are socks required?
Yes, socks are required to play on the inflatables.
Are your inflatables safe and clean?
Absolutely! Our inflatables have been custom designed to account for heavy, indoor use. Each inflatable goes through rigorous testing for all ages before it is released to any of our facilities nationwide. At our facility, each inflatable is anchored to the floor, wall, and/or ceiling to provide extra stability. Entrances and tunnels are wiped down after each party and every inflatable is cleaned and inspected on an ongoing maintenance schedule.
Is each guest, including adults, required to have a completed/signed waiver?
For insurance purposes, every guest who enters our arenas must have a completed waiver. All guests under 17 years of age must have a waiver completed and signed by a parent/guardian. For your convenience, family members aged 17 years or younger may be included on the same waiver. Additional waivers are available at Pump It Up or online.
Are there any age/height restrictions?
Yes. For safety purposes, ages 1 and up may participate as long as they follow restrictions and guidelines posted per inflatable. Any additional questions or concerns please call store.
Will Pump It Up provide supervision in the play areas?
Our fun and friendly staff will provide supervision in the inflatable play areas so you can relax and enjoy the party!
Are gratuities (tips) appropriate?
Gratuities for our staff are always welcome.
Can a guest play while wearing a cast?
In the interest of safety, any guest wearing a cast or other motion limiting medical device (splint, sling, or brace) will not be permitted to participate on the inflatables. While we welcome them to attend the party and will not charge for their attendance, they will be prohibited from playing on the inflatables.
What type of safety instruction is provided?
We pride ourselves on safety. To help prevent injuries, each guest is required to watch the Pump It Up safety video before entering the inflatable arena(s).

Birthday Party

What time should my guests and I arrive at the party?
We ask that you and your guests arrive 15 minutes minutes prior to your scheduled party to allow time for check in and Pump It Up safety video viewing.
Will there be a Pump It Up staff member available to assist me in the party room?
Friday and Weekend Parties - two staff members will be available to assist you in the party room. Weekday Monday - Thursday Parties- The party staff will not be in the party room with you, but we’ll check in from time to time, so it’s up to you how to use the 35 minutes in the party room. This includes Classic, Deluxe and Ultimate Package. Please call store about questions/ concerns on weekday party structure. .
Is my party private or will my guests share the inflatables and party rooms with guests from other parties?
For the safety and security of your guests, your party is completely private 100% of the time. There will not be any other people from any other parties in the arenas or party rooms while you are there. This allows our staff to focus solely on your group and to make the occasion special for your child.
Is a deposit required?
A $75 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of booking. You may reschedule your party up to 7 days of the party date. If you cancel your party at this time, the deposit will may be applied to a future party within the next 365 days or you may choose to receive eight open jump passes in lieu of your deposit.
What food items can be brought into the facility?
We have a wide variety of food options available for you to make your party hassle free! **We do not allow any outside food or drinks to be brought into the facility besides cake or cupcakes.**
Do I need to stay at the party?
The party host is required to stay at the party. Other adults are also welcome to stay and enjoy the fun!
What if I need to reschedule my party?
To avoid additional charges, we require at least 8 days (15 day max) advance notice if you need to cancel or reschedule your party. Your party must be rescheduled within 1 month of the original party date. Failure to do so will result in you being responsible for 100% of the total party price. If you cancel or reschedule your party within 48 hours of your party date, you will be responsible for 100% of the total party price. Remember that your deposit is non-refundable (sorry-no exceptions).
Can I bring my own goodie bags and/or balloons?
If you are not purchasing our popular Pump It Up goodie bags you are welcome to bring your own. You may also bring in your own already inflated balloons.
Can I use my own decorations and/or paper products in the party room?
You’re welcome to use your own decorations and/or paper products in the party room. To preserve the integrity of our party rooms, we do not permit wall or ceiling decorations, streamers, silly string, or confetti. For the safety of our staff and other children, any piñatas must be the pull string type only.
Do you have a refrigerator for my cakes or drinks?
Yes. Space is limited, so please do not arrange to drop off items more than 20 minutes prior to the start of your event.
Can I spend more than the designated play time in the inflatable arena?
We’re sorry, but we cannot extend your play time in the inflatable arena(s).
Can I have alcohol for the adults?
No alcohol is allowed in our facility.
What if I am late for my scheduled party time? What if my Guests are late?
We understand that circumstances happen, however, our parties start promptly at the scheduled time. Since there may be other parties scheduled after your party time, we may be unable to extend your party time. If your party begins after your scheduled time due to waiting for late guests, you will have less time in the arenas and, possibly, the party room. If your guests arrive late and you have already started your party, we will escort your guest to your party.
How much time will we have in each area of the facility?
For a 2 hour party, you and your guests will have 35 minutes in each arena and 50 minutes in the party room.
How many slices are in a pizza?
16 slices in an extra large pizza
Can I order whole pizzas for the kids?
Yes, we offer a complete food menu including pizza. An XL cheese pizza is $16 and $2 for any additional toppings.

Open Jump

Is there an additional charge for parents, siblings, and/or care-givers?
There is no additional charge for parents or care-givers. However, siblings are counted as part of the guest count.

Other Ways to Play

Are reservations required for camps?
We recommend that you reserve your childs space for camp. Please contact us to make reservations.
"Faq" was last updated January 22nd, 2020 by

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