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Spring Guided Hikes

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April 9 - May 26

Join us for guided hikes with our knowledgeable naturalist staff! Many of these hikes take place on accessible trails for strollers and wheelchairs; please call for specific information regarding these and other accommodations. All hikes last roughly one hour unless noted otherwise. Some of these hikes require advance registration in-person at Forest Park Nature Center, by calling 309-686-3360, or by clicking here! Fees are $2 per person or FREE for FPNC members. All ages are welcome!

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May Lifeguard Classes

May 20 @ 4:00 pm - May 22 @ 8:00 pm

Join our team as a lifeguard! Need training? Don't worry, we're running a class in November and we're waiving the registration fee! Sign up today! Class dates are: FRI, MAY 20: 4-8:30pm SAT, MAY 21: 8am-4:30pm SUN, MAY 22: 8am-4:30pm *YOU MUST ATTEND ALL THREE CLASSES* All classes are held at Central Park Pool at 415 W Richmond Ave, Peoria, IL To sign up or get more information, please contact Sue Wheeler, RiverPlex Supervisor at (309) 282-1520 or [email protected]  …

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Yoga in the Park

May 21 @ 8:00 am - September 24 @ 9:00 am

Join us every Saturday morning, late May - September, to enjoy a morning session of Yoga taught by RiverPlex Recreation & Wellness Center instructors! This FREE summer activity will have you exploring the sounds and sights of our Peoria Park District!

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Parks on Tap & PPD on the Go! @ Bradley Park

May 26 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Parks on Tap is back and ready for a summer of music, food and of course - great beers on tap! Join us at lower Laura Bradley Park to kick off this year's season of the Traveling TapHouse!  You will want to try the exclusive shandy brewed exclusively for Parks on Tap, Shade Tree Shandy, a strawberry lemonade shandy that screams summer!   In addition to the TapHouse, this stop will include PPD on the Go! a mobile recreation experience…

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Parks on Tap @ Bradley Park

May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Parks on Tap is back and ready for a summer of music, food and of course - great beers on tap! Join us at lower Laura Bradley Park to kick off this year's season of the Traveling TapHouse!  You will want to try the exclusive shandy brewed exclusively for Parks on Tap, Shade Tree Shandy, a strawberry lemonade shandy that screams summer!   Click HERE to get the most up to date info

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Party for the Planet

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

From recycling to skipping the straw, explore simple ways you can help make the planet a better place. We will have animal encounters, activities, and earth friendly treats our animals will receive throughout the day. Fun on the Run inflatables will be in Glen Oak Park leading to the Peoria PlayHouse for a fun activity. Included with regular Peoria Zoo admission.

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Parks on Tap @ Golf Learning

June 2 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Parks on Tap is back and ready for a summer of music, food and of course - great beers on tap! Join us at The Golf Learning Center where you can hit a few balls before or after trying our signature Shade Tree Shandy, brewed by Industry Brewing exclusively for Parks on Tap.   Click HERE to get the most up to date info

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Parks on Tap & PPD on the Go! @ Sommer Park North

June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Parks on Tap is back and ready for a summer of music, food and of course - great beers on tap! Join us at lower Sommer Park North for a drink while your kids play on the nearby playground! Don't miss your chance to try the exclusive shandy brewed exclusively by Industry Brewing for Parks on Tap, Shade Tree Shandy, a strawberry lemonade shandy that screams summer! In addition to the TapHouse, this stop will include PPD on the Go!…

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June Lifeguard Classes

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 4:00 pm

Looking for a job? Join our team as a lifeguard! Need training? Don’t worry, we’re running a class in November and we’re waiving the registration fee! Sign up today! Class dates are: TUES, JUNE 7: 8am-4pm WED, JUNE 8: 8am-4pm THURS, JUNE 9: 8am-4pm *YOU MUST ATTEND ALL THREE CLASSES* All classes are held at Central Park Pool at 415 W Richmond Ave, Peoria, IL To sign up or get more information, please contact Sue Wheeler, RiverPlex Supervisor at (309)…

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