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Birthday Parties

No matter what age your child is, the Peoria Park District has great birthday party opportunities available that are sure to please!  The Park District’s birthday packages range in price and amenities which makes them accommodating to various tastes and budgets.  For more information about specific packages, please check out the “birthday party” button next to the facilities listed below.

Camp Wokanda


Phone: 309.579.2157
620 East Boy Scout Road
Chillicothe, IL

If you are looking for a great facility for your group’s next camping outing, look no further!  Acquired from W.D. Boyce Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Camp Wokanda encompasses over 300 acres of woodland area with a lake for fishing and various camping amenities.  Whether you like to rough it or camp with a little more comfort, Camp Wokanda will fit the bill!  Within the Camp there is a dining hall, sleeping cabins, program buildings, and more.  The Camp also offers programming such as naturalist tours and environmental educations for interested groups.

Wokanda is a great location for a family reunion, wedding or simply a weekend unplugged.

Camp Wokanda Layout

AMENITIES

  • Birthday Parties
  • Camping
  • Canoe Launch
  • Classes
  • Field Trips
  • Fishing
  • Pets Welcome
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Rentals
  • Special Events
  • Trails / Hiking
  • Weddings

Forest Park Nature Center


Phone: 309.686.3360
5809 North Forest Park Drive
Peoria Heights, IL

Do you enjoy bird watching or hiking?  Forest Park Nature Center is for you!  Forest Park Nature Center offers seven miles of trails for hiking and nature enjoyment and is home to a retail shop that features fair trade, environmentally-friendly items.  Interested in learning more about nature and all that it entails?  Forest Park Nature Center has classes for adults and children alike, covering topics from bats to bugs and everything in between.  Guided hiking tours are also available.

Forest Park Nature Center Layout

AMENITIES


Franciscan Recreation Complex


Phone: 309.677.6705
908 North Sterling Avenue
Peoria, IL

The Peoria Park District has your one-stop shop in West Peoria for recreation, fitness, and fun!  The Franciscan Rec Complex not only has a full size gymnasium, meeting room with kitchenette, a dance studio, and plenty of outdoor sporting amenities, but also offers tons of great programs ranging from dance to yoga to pickleball open gyms.  The gymnasium also makes a great place for birthday parties!

Franciscan Recreation Complex Layout

AMENITIES

  • Baseball Fields
  • Birthday Parties
  • Classes
  • Day Camps
  • Pickleball and Tennis
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Playground
  • Rentals
  • Shelter
  • Soccer Fields
  • Trails / Hiking

Golf Learning Center


Phone: 309.690.7612
7815 North Radnor Road
Peoria, IL

Both experienced golfers and beginners alike can agree that the Golf Learning Center is a very useful, unique aspect of the Peoria Park District’s golf portfolio.  The Golf Learning Center offers lessons for all age ranges and skill sets, as well as indoor putting and hitting stations, an all-season driving range, and par 3 pitch-and-putt course.  Be sure to also check out the pro shop for your golf equipment and accessory needs!

Welcome to our new director of golf operations, Greg Walker.  Here what Greg has to say about Peoria Park District Golf  in this interview on WMBD’s Greg and Dan Show!

AMENITIES

  • Birthday Parties
  • Classes
  • Food
  • Public Restrooms
  • Rentals
  • Shopping

Gwynn Family Aquatic Center


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

Looking to splish and splash this summer?!  Check out Gwynn Family Aquatic Center for outdoor swimming fun!  Gwynn Family Aquatic Center offers a zero depth pool, a water slide, a diving well, and a wet sand play area.  Price plans for the Aquatic Center are listed below.  Season passes and discount booklets are also available!

AMENITIES

  • Birthday Parties
  • Classes
  • Food
  • Rentals
  • Sand Volleyball
  • Special Events
  • Swimming

Lakeview Recreation Center


Phone: 309.681.2867
1013 West Lake Avenue
Peoria, IL

The Lakeview Recreation Center is a great facility for sport lovers of all ages!  Located in Lakeview Park, Lakeview Rec Center has a two-court gymnasium and three multi-purpose rooms.  The Rec Center offers open gyms throughout the year, as well as summer day camps!  It is also a great place for your next event!

PLEASE NOTE:  Lakeview Recreation Center is currently undergoing renovations.  Please like our Facebook page for updates and schedule information.

AMENITIES

  • Basketball Courts
  • Birthday Parties
  • Classes
  • Day Camps
  • Pickleball and Tennis
  • Rentals
  • Volleyball

Logan Recreation Center


Phone: 309.676.8179
1414 South Livingston Street
Peoria, IL

If you are looking for a great space for you or your family to spend some time on the South Side of Peoria, head over to the Logan Recreation Center!  The Logan Recreation Center has a slew of outdoor activity areas including three outdoor lighted basketball courts, a soccer field, a kickball area, picnic areas, a water playground, and more!  The inside of the Rec Center is filled with great space including a lounge with computer access available and a multi-purpose recreation room.  Logan Recreation Center also has after-school programs that offer homework help and many fun sporting and recreational activities!

Logan Park Layout

AMENITIES

  • Basketball Courts
  • Birthday Parties
  • Classes
  • Garden(s)
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Playground
  • Public Restrooms
  • Rentals
  • Shelter
  • Soccer Fields
  • Special Events
  • Splash Pad / Spray Element
  • Trails / Hiking

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 various programs such as drop-in yoga and Mahjongg.

AMENITIES

  • Birthday Parties
  • Classes
  • Day Camps
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Public Restrooms
  • Rentals
  • Weddings

Owens Center


Phone: 309.686.3368
1019 West Lake Avenue
Peoria, IL

Even when the weather outside isn’t frightful, the Peoria Park District offers indoor ice skating for people of all ages at Owens Recreation Center!  Owens Center features two full-size NHL rinks which are used for private rentals, classes, and public open skate times.  Public skate passes and skate rental are available!

AMENITIES

  • Birthday Parties
  • Classes
  • Field Trips
  • Food
  • Ice Skating
  • Public Restrooms
  • Rentals
  • Shopping
  • Special Events

Peoria PlayHouse


Phone: 309.323.6900
2218 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL

The Peoria Park District is very excited to have the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum as a part of Glen Oak Park.  Located in the historic Glen Oak Park Pavilion Building, the Peoria PlayHouse creates educational and creative opportunities for children (and their adults!) to play and develop.  The PlayHouse is open throughout the week for visits but also offers many special events throughout the year.  It is the perfect place for birthday parties, field trips, and scout programs.

AMENITIES

  • Birthday Parties
  • Classes
  • Day Camps
  • Field Trips
  • Rentals
  • Shopping
  • Special Events