Onboard Celebrity Cruises we have activities and venues designed for every age group. From the Fun Factory, exciting games and activities for younger kids, to X Club, the ultimate hang out for young adults, we have something for everyone. Add in family-friendly dining options, sports courts, pool-volleyball, and our Family Tour Challenges shore excursions, and you've got the perfect family holiday. We'll take care of your crew so you can relax.

SCHOOL HOLIDAY SAILINGS

Taking the family on a cruise during the school holidays? Look no further.

KIDS CLUBS

Something to suit every age.

Toddler time allows parents and toddlers to interact with other children their age, and toys suitable for this age group. In accordance with USPH standards, each ship offers lavatory-based changing tables and baby wipes. Parents/guardians must accompany their child during Toddler Time and toddlers do not need to be potty trained. Available during select times each day.

Activities, arranged by age group, are available 9AM-10PM every day. Kids can participate in exciting games, sports, crafts, music, karaoke, treasure hunts, theme parties, movies and more.


Shipmates (Ages 3-5): Shipmates must be completely, independently toilet-trained and diaper/pull-up free. Exceptions cannot be made. Shipmates must be signed in and out of the program by an adult age 18 or over who knows the child's password.


Cadets (Ages 6-8): Cadets must be signed in and out of the program by an adult age 18 or over who knows the child's password.


Ensigns (Ages 9-11): Based in the Fun Factory, but frequently use other venues throughout the ship. Ensigns sign themselves in/out of programs until 10PM, unless otherwise indicated on their Parental Consent Form. After 10PM, Ensigns require an adult to sign them out.

 

Please Note: Children must be 3 years old, toilet trained and pull-up and nappy-free to enter youth programme facilities or participate in their activities unless accompanied by a parent. However, families are welcome to borrow toys for their children's entertainment. 

For young adults, Celebrity offers the ultimate hangout place for teens, featuring social activities, the newest gaming consoles and titles, sports activities, even teens-only late night dances. All activities are hosted and supervised by Youth Counselors. All very cool.

To make your family holiday completely hassle-free, we also provide babysitting services, either in the Fun Factory or in your stateroom, for when you fancy a free day or evening. Children must be at least 12 months old and babysitting should be booked at least 24 hours in advance.

 

Please Note: Babysitting service - available in both the Fun Factory and in staterooms. In stateroom babysitting, for up to 3 children, includes 2 babysitters (subject to availability). Parents are asked to make all private, in-stateroom requests 24 hours in advance, and one parent or guardian must stay onboard during babysitting time. Note: this is a first-come, first-served programme.

FAMILY FRIENDLY CRUISING

Our cruise ships are the perfect place for your family holiday.

There are plenty of family friendly restaurants onboard our ships, from evening dining to laid back lunching. The lively atmosphere and delicious cuisine of the Lawn Club Grill is bound to be a hit for all the family. Enjoy sea views in the open air roasting your own meat and seafood, accompanied by our expert chefs.

There's nothing quite like exploring a new destination with your family by your side. From cultural adventures in the cities of Europe to exploring the great outdoors in Alaska and the Caribbean, there's plenty to keep everyone entertained, no matter their age.

We offer spacious and comfortable accommodation perfect for families and small groups of up to 4 people. For larger families of 5, our Family Balcony Staterooms have all of the features of a standard stateroom, plus: two beds convertible to queen size, second bedroom with one twin bed, floor to ceiling glass doors leading to a veranda complete with outdoor seating. All our rooms that accommodate more than 2 guests feature Pullman Berth beds, which pull down from the wall to form a bed, and/or a sofa bed.

 

Please note: Fully occupied staterooms may not be able to accommodate a baby cot. Children under the age of 6 years are not permitted to occupy Pullman Berth beds. Family Balcony staterooms are reserved for groups of 5 guests only and can not be booked online. To book please contact our reservations team or speak to your travel agent.

KIDS ACTIVITIES

With so many activities onboard our ships, what will your kids choose first?

Do you have budding sports enthusiasts in the family? Whether you're looking for some friendly competition or just a way to keep the whole family fit during your cruise, there's a range of sports and tournaments, from basketball to Ping Pong, to choose from.

 

Did you know our Solstice Class ships all feature a real grass lawn on the top deck? Enjoy a relaxed - or competitive - game of boules or croquet with the kids in the sunshine.

We've kitted our ships with dedicated Xbox stations and mobile consoles to feature one of the largest digital game and entertainment experiences at sea. Whether playing solo, or participating in an Xbox tournament or gaming theme night, there's something for everyone in your family—from our youngest gamer to our most savvy teens.

 

Introducing iTake - our latest programme for budding young directors and screenwriters! You can brainstorm a storyboard, before heading out to capture your shots using a state of the art GoPro - which even works underwater! You'll then be taught how to edit the videos in the iLounge, and prizes are awarded at the XClub Film Festival and Award Ceremony. This complimentary programme takes around 4 hours, and is available on; Celebrity Eclipse, Summit, Silhouette, Reflection, Infinity, Solstice, Millennium and Constellation.

We offer additional services to accommodate families while the ship is in port and during the evenings for a fee of $6 per hour.


Lunch Party: Port days only from 12PM-2PM. Children dine with Youth Staff on the Lido Deck, then carry on into afternoon activities. Pre-registration required before 11:45AM.
Dinner Party: Every evening from 5PM-7PM. Children start out in the Fun Factory from 5PM-6PM, then dine with Youth Staff at 6PM on the Lido Deck, then carry on into evening activities. Pre-registration required before 5:45PM.
Slumber Party: Every evening from 10PM-1AM, children ages 3-11 can Slumber or Party depending on needs and choices. Ends promptly at 1AM. At 1AM, an immediate $20 late fee will be charged. After 2AM, a $25/hr. late fee will apply.

Celebrity's V.I.P. Pass is a unique opportunity for your child to have unlimited access to all program activities. The one time V.I.P Pass fee offers families over a 40% savings off the cost of individual Lunch, Dinner, and Slumber parties. In addition, V.I.P Pass holders are the only children who will be given special goodie bags and have access to exclusive experiences like a behind-the-scenes ship tour. An additional charge applies.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Relax and enjoy your family holiday, we've got it covered.

We are happy to accommodate special dietary needs and provide baby food for lunch and dinner in the main restaurant as long as the ship is notified in advance. Celebrity has also partnered with The NerdelTM Company to help educate kids about healthy food and fitness – in a fun way! Developed by a team of doctors, nutritionists, chefs and fitness experts Nerdel, the alien from the planet Zendel, is a life-sized character that entertains little ones with live performances and musical activities.

If your child has a disability, special needs or allergies, our luxury family holidays have a limited number of pagers available for your use while on board.

Celebrity Cruises has achieved Autism Friendly Cruise Line status, having completed Autism Friendly Certification with Autism on the Seas™. Autism Friendly Certification is awarded to cruise lines for their efforts to ensure their products and services are accessible for inclusion and participation by the autism and developmental disability community. Celebrity Cruises has achieved the following Autism Friendly Certifications fleet wide: 
Bronze Level: all required autism friendly products and services in place 
Silver Level: all Youth staff trained on autism awareness