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Party at the Connection!

Have your party at the Connection, 1st floor UMC, Public Welcome, Best Value Best Prices

The Connection is available for parties!

With so many recreation options - 10 bowling lanes, 8 pool tables, foosball, air hockey, classic and new arcade games, and great food selections - the Connection makes a fun-filled party venue for all ages, from seniors, adults, and college students to teens, youth and youngsters.

The Connection is perfect for birthday parties, corporate parties, graduation parties, lock-ins for kids, Greek activities, sports team banquets, Girl Scout and Boy Scout Groups, team building, and more!   

We can serve bowling parties of up to 40 bowlers at a time if reserving all lanes. Because of its popularity, please click here to fill out and submit a Party Reservation Request well in advance. Parties can be on weekdays and weekends.

Please note the "No outside food" Connection Food & Drink Policy at the bottom of this page.

Choose from one of our Party Packages:

Best prices - Best value!

RESERVATIONS CU STUDENTS FACULTY/STAFF PUBLIC
Party Package 1
Two hours of bowling, shoe rental and soft drink.
No cancellation fee. Change number of guests without penalty with this #1 package.
9.50 pp
(no minimum)
10.50 pp
(no minimum)
11.50 pp
(no minimum)
Party Package 2
#1 plus cake and ice cream.
11.25 pp
(no minimum)
12.25 pp
(minimum 10 people)
13.25 pp
(minimum 10 people)
Party Package 3
#1 plus pizza, fruit tray and cookies. (Comes with one pizza for every 8 bowlers - perfect for kids. Extra pizzas recommended for teens and adults.)
13.50 pp 
(minimum 10 people)
14.50 pp
(minimum 10 people)
15.50 pp
(minimum 10 people)
Party Package 4
#1 plus pizza, fruit tray, cake and ice cream.
(Comes with one pizza for every 8 bowlers - perfect for kids. Extra pizzas recommended for teens and adults.)
16.00 pp
(minimum 10 people)
17.00 pp
(minimum 10 people)
18.00 pp
(minimum 10 people)
Extra UMC pizzas can be purchased. Add extra 18" large pizza to any package above. Contact the Connection for prices.
Large Group Parties
8 bowling lanes & 4 billiard tables
$200 per hr $225 per hour $250 per hour
Non-Party Package
(Shoes & Games, Additional)
20.00 per lane to reserve 25.00 per lane to reserve 30.00 per lane to reserve

 
UMC Bakery Cakes:

Your choice of chocolate, white, or marble one-layer sheet cake, customized with a 7.5" x 10" design and a name. Click here to see cake images and design selection. 
Small 12" x 8" serves 16 people 16.99 
Medium 16" x 12" serves 32 people 25.00
Large 16" x 24" serves 64 people 41.99
For a custom photo placed on your cake, add... 7.00
Cupcakes by the dozen 14.99
Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie, 11" serves 12 people 18.99

 
Ala Carte Party Menu: 

Connection Veggie Tray:
Seasonal fresh vegetables with Ranch Dip and Peanut Butter,
serves 20 children or 8 adults
19.00
Cheese & Veggie Tray:
Seasonal fresh vegetables with Ranch Dip and String Cheese,
serves 20 children or 10 adults
19.99
Connection Fruit Tray:
Seasonal fresh sliced fruit,
serves 12 children or 8 adults
10.25
Jelly Triangle Sandwich Tray:
48 triangles of strawberry preserves on sandwich wheat bread,
serves 24 children or 16 adults
12.99
Fiesta Ole' Salsa Bowl:
1 lb. yellow tortilla chips with 1 pint Cilantro Salsa,
serves 25 children or 15 adults
11.99
Fiesta Ole' Salsa and Guacamole Bowl:
1 lb. yellow tortilla chips with 1 pint Cilantro Salsa and 1 pint Guacamole,
serves 15 children or 8 adults
29.99
Potato Chips:
1 lb. chips serves 20 children or 15 adults
5.99
Potato Chips and 1 pint Onion or Ranch Dip:
1 lb chips serves 20 children or 15 adults
19.99
Pretzel Basket: 6 oz, 4 servings 2.50
Goldfish Cracker Basket: 6 oz, 3 servings 4.50
Contact UMC Events Planning & Catering at 303.492.8833 or schedule@colorado.edu to ask about other delicious cake and menu options! Prices subject to change. 

Food orders must be placed 10 days prior to party.

Food is served with one-color paper plates and napkins, tablecloths and utensils.

CONNECTION FOOD & DRINK POLICY
No outside food. No outside cakes.
UMC Food Court food, Dominos Pizza, and UMC Catering are permitted.
All outside food must be removed from the UMC.

Click below to see cake photos and designs: