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Martin Luther King Jr Park


7 acres
Phone: 309.682.6684
825 West Mc Bean Street
Peoria, IL

This park is small but mighty… check out its firehouse-inspired playground!

Martin Luther King Jr. Park Layout

AMENITIES

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Pets Welcome
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Playground(s)
  • Public Restroom(s)
  • Shelter(s)
  • Trails / Hiking

Morton Square Park


3 acres
Phone: 309.682.6684
901 Northeast Monroe Street
Peoria, IL

Basketball and soccer fill Morton Square Park with fun!

Morton Square Park Layout

AMENITIES

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Pets Welcome
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Playground(s)
  • Public Restroom(s)
  • Soccer Field(s)

Noble Center


Phone: 309.682.1200
1125 West Lake Avenue
Peoria, IL

The Noble Center is not only home to the Peoria Park District’s administration offices, but also offers opportunities for rentals such as an auditorium with a stage–ideal for weddings and special events.  It also houses the District’s Book Court  and has meeting rooms that are used for fitness classes and other District programs.


Peoria RiverFront


Phone: 309.689.3019
200 Northeast Water Street
Peoria, IL

The Peoria RiverFront really does have something for everyone, especially during the summer season!  The Peoria Park District is excited that the RiverFront has become a prime location for outdoor concerts, festivals, and gatherings.  Come explore one of the many cultural festivals held on the Riverfront, from Mardi Gras in May to Soul Fest to Erin Feis!  Whatever fits your fancy, the RiverFront is sure to have something fun for you and your family or friends this summer.

RiverFront Park Layout

 


Peoria Zoo


Phone: 309.686.3365
2320 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL

Lions and tigers and giraffes, oh my!  The Peoria Park District is proud to have the Peoria Zoo as one of the great facilities available to people of all ages who live, work, and play in Peoria.  The Zoo is home to unique animals from all over the world and is open to the public 360 days a year.  Even during the winter, animal lovers can visit the Zoo to see Amur tigers and Sichuan takins frolicking in the snow!  The Zoo also offers many neat behind-the-scene tours and is a great place to host birthday parties, weddings, and corporate events.

AMENITIES


Proctor Recreation Center


Phone: 309.673.9183
Proctor Recreation Center
South DuSable Street, Peoria

Proctor Center is a year-round recreational facility the offers two gyms, auditorium with stage, a lounge area with television, weight room, arts & crafts room, game room, outdoor basketball courts, playground, and a play field area.

The splashpad is open from 11am-7pm, Memorial Day through Labor Day.

For 2022, the pool is open from noon-4pm, Monday – Friday starting June 6. Look for changes or closures on the Proctor Facebook page.

The auditorium, gymnasiums and other areas of the building are available for rent for private parties, weddings, and birthdays.

RiverPlex Recreation & Wellness Center


Phone: 309.282.1700
600 Northeast Water Street
Peoria, IL

The Peoria Park District’s RiverPlex Recreation & Wellness Center is your one-stop shop for sports and fitness fun in Peoria!  Located right on the Peoria Riverfront, the RiverPlex boasts an indoor cycling studio, an indoor family aquatic center, rock climbing wall, 1/8 mile running track, a 15,900 square foot fitness floor, and more!  The RiverPlex also offers classes for all ages, preferences, and skill levels including water Zumba, Pilates, and personal training options.  With all its many amenities, the RiverPlex would be a great place your next class trip, youth group outing, or birthday party!

 

*Please note, the Aqua-Plex, the indoor family aquatic center, will be closed May 30-September for improvements. Remember, all RP members get access to the Greater Peoria Family YMCA, which includes their outdoor pool area.


Robinson Park


675 acres
Phone: 309.682.6684
400 West Mossville Road
Peoria, IL

Narrow, informal paths lace the site, along with a substantial segment of the better-developed Illinois River Bluff Trail. For the ecologically-oriented visitor, the most intriguing component of Robinson Park is its 151-acre nature preserve, which consists of glacial drift hill prairies, and oak woodlands along the ridges and valleys.  If you have questions about rentals at this park, please call 309-682-1200.

Robinson Park Layout


Schmoeger Park


42 acres
Phone: 309.682.6684
3400 North Western Avenue
Peoria, IL

Located next to Dr. Maude A. Sanders Primary School, Schmoeger Park is a great place to kick a soccer ball or just enjoy the outdoors!

Schmoeger Park Layout


Sommer Farm


Phone: 309.691.8423
6329 N Koerner Rd
Edwards, IL 61528

Sommer Farm is a use-by-reservation/rental/special events/wedding facility with a focus on Living History & Environmental Education.  The 320-acre site offers private picnics and outings for groups of up to 1000, primarily April through November.  The park also features a teams course.

Sommer Farm Layout