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Looking for the perfect gift for those you love?  Consider the gift of a membership experience with the Peoria Park District! Mix and match memberships from our facilities to find the perfect bundle, saving you time and money! (Or buy just one… but why not more if you can save?)

Facility memberships include: Peoria Zoo, Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, Forest Park Nature Center, Luthy Botanical Garden, and Proctor Recreation Center. This District also has memberships to RiverPlex and Peoria Park District Golf!

Whatever you choose, your loved ones will enjoy these memberships long after the presents have been unwrapped…. a whole year of fun awaits!  The more you buy, the more you save… and the more family members can join in the fun!

Buy More. Save More!

How does it work? After adding one membership to your cart, each additional membership you add will cost a little less than the retail price! Our current discounts are:
2 Memberships- Save $5
3 Memberships- Save $10
4 Memberships- Save $20

  • Mix and match, or add multiple memberships to the same facility to save.
  • Valid on all membership levels.
  • Valid on personal and gift memberships.
  • Membership recipients can vary between memberships: give a zoo membership to a cousin, a PlayHouse membership to a grandchild and buy a RiverPlex for yourself!
  • Memberships are valid for one year from the date of purchase, current renewal date or you can opt to have it delayed until December 26 as a holiday gift! (Golf memberships begin January 1.)
  • Discounts are valid online only.
  • All membership purchases are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Any other questions, call (309) 682-1200

Learn more about the membership categories and benefits below!

In addition to some great member benefits, Membership at Forest Park Nature Center supports the preservation of Peoria’s natural heritage for present and future generations.

All Member Level Benefits
Members at Forest Park Nature Center receive:

  • Discounts on class and event registration fees
  • 10% discount at Forest Park Nature Center Store
  • Annual subscription to the District’s environmental newsletter, Footprints
  • Reciprocal membership benefits (varies by location) at 140 nature centers around the country.  A list of participating nature centers is included with your membership card. When you travel…don’t forget your FPNC membership card!
  • Family level and up receives 25% discount on birthday parties
  • Contributing level and up receives 25% discount on rentals

Nature Center Member Levels:

  • Student: $20
  • Senior: $20
  • Individual: $25
  • Family:$30
  • Contributing: $55
  • Supporting $80
  • Enriching: $100
  • Guardian: $250+

Become a Garden Member – You’ll Enjoy the Benefits! In addition to exclusive access to our world-class facility here in Peoria, Luthy Botanical Garden participates in the reciprocal admissions program sponsored by the American Horticultural Society. In other words, a Luthy Botanical Garden membership entitles you to free or discounted access to gardens throughout the country. Not sold yet? Members also get discounts on horticultural class and our environmental newsletter.

Garden Membership Rates:

  • Individual ($25/$55*)
  • Household ($35/$75*)
  • Contributing ($55)
  • Donor ($110)
  • Patron ($250)
  • Corporate ($360)

*90 miles or greater from Luthy Botanical Garden

Foster curiosity and a love of learning by engaging your children in regular play through your membership to the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum. Member benefits include member-only access to the Museum, special member pricing on birthday parties, programs and classes, and selected events. Discount in the gift shop and reciprocal admission through ASTC (Association of Science and Technology Centers) Travel Passport Program and/or Association of Children’s Museums depending on membership level. Memberships save you money too – savings begin as early as your third visit for a family of four. Don’t delay, come and play! To learn more, please CLICK HERE.

When you purchase a Peoria Zoo Membership, you’ll receive free admission every day to see all the animals that call Peoria Zoo home. Members also receive free or discounted reciprocal admission to over 150 other zoos and aquariums, special member prices for select Zoo events and programs, member-only admission times, events and publications, and a discount in the gift shop! Memberships pay for itself in just a few visits – don’t monkey around and buy yours today!  To learn more about the categories, benefits and prices, please CLICK HERE.

If you need a nice, affordable place to work out this winter, Proctor Center is the place. We have 2 basketball courts and an excellent weight/fitness room. Call Proctor Center for details on how a membership can benefit you! We are open 9am-9pm Monday-Friday and 10am-3pm on Saturdays.  Proctor Center is available for rentals on Saturdays and Sundays.

Annual Membership Fees:

  • Children 6-18 ($30)
  • Adult 19+ ($60 per year or $7 per month)
  • Family includes ages 17 and under ($84 per year or $10 per month)

Season passes are valid at all Peoria Park District golf courses (Kellogg 18, Kellogg Exec 9, Madison, and Newman). The Peoria Park District Golf Division has added benefits when you purchase a season pass!  Call the Golf Administration Office at 309-689-3329 for more information.  For this year’s pass rates, please CLICK HERE. 

Whatever your needs are, know that all RiverPlex memberships are competitively priced and for the money, give you the most comprehensive fitness package in the area. With a membership to the RiverPlex you also get access to the Greater Peoria Family YMCA! For more information, please CLICK HERE.

Questions?  Call (309) 682-1200 or message us on our Facebook Page today!

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