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- Package prices do not include potential pool/venue rental fees
- Every host has the option to choose between:
- Their home/pool (limitations may apply)
- Renting a pool/venue
- Troy Beach on the St. Croix River, or other beaches (conditions apply, see below)
- Mermaids are big! With our full costume on, we can be almost 7 feet in length. We will check with you to see if your pool is suitable and safe to host Mermaid Echo.
- We ask that a space for Mermaid Echo to change in before and after the party is available.
Hudson Middle School Pool
- The Hudson Middle School Pool hosts several open swims throughout the summer. They charge $3/ person and feature lifeguards, a deep end, and a shallow end.
- The open swim dates are: June 17th and 24th, July 8th, 22nd and 29th
- Visit their website here for more information
Troy Beach (Preferred)
- Mermaid Echo’s favorite beach, located on the St. Croix River
- $8.00 per vehicle *Price subject to change
- Troy Beach Website
- Mermaid Echo may be able to visit other local beaches depending on the water quality (current, visibility, depth), guests’ swimming abilities, and beach traffic
- Echo wants to ensure everyone’s safety, that all of her attention can be focused on the guests (other children at the beach might love mermaids too!)
- Hosts can choose to celebrate at a local hotel pool
- This option is often the cheapest if an indoor location is desired, or if a private pool is not available
- The below listed hotels offer open swim fees, or are the cheapest we could find in the St. Croix Valley area (prices subject to change).
- Hudson House Grand Hotel
- The Hudson House offers an open swim option for $3.50/person
- The pool features a shallow and deep end with tables and chairs on the pool deck
- Econo Lodge, River Falls, WI
- The Econo Lodge offers an open swim option for $5/person
- They also allow a party room rental with the use of the pool for $75 for 2 hours and an additional $25 for every hour after that
- So instead of paying $50 for 10 guests and only getting pool time, a client can chose to pay $75 for pool time and a side room for food, drink, and presents.
- Super 8, Hudson, WI
- The Super 8 requires guests to purchase a room to use the pool
- Their rooms are $67
- Hosts can choose to ‘rent’ time at their local YMCA pool
- Hosts can choose any YMCA within the 35 mile radius. A few locations are listed below for convenience:
- Mermaid Echo loves to accommodate her clients. If you have another idea for a venue please let us know!
- Echo will determine if other locations are suitable based on children’ ages, swimming abilities, and location traffic.