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Swimming

At the Peoria Park District there are both indoor and outdoor swimming facilities available so you can enjoy swimming all year round! Check out the facilities listed below that feature pools or splash pads to plan your next visit, come rain or shine, cold or warm!

Gwynn Family Aquatic Center


Phone: 309.676.2891
809 West John H Gwynn Junior Avenue
Peoria, IL

Looking to splish and splash this summer?! Gwynn is the place for outdoor swimming fun! The facility offers a zero depth pool, a water slide, a diving well, and a wet sand play area. Check back for more information on opening dates, operational times, etc.


John H. Gwynn Jr. Park


17 acres
Phone: 309.682.6684
809 W John H Gwynn Jr Ave
Peoria, IL

Located next to Carver Recreation Center in downtown Peoria, Gwynn Park is filled with fun for all seasons.

John H. Gwynn Jr. Park Layout

AMENITIES

  • Baseball Field(s)
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Pets Welcome
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Playground(s)
  • Public Restroom(s)
  • Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Shelter(s)
  • Soccer Field(s)
  • Swimming
  • Trails / Hiking

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 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

In partnership wth OSF, 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!