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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!  This state of the art, medically-based fitness center is fully equipped with 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 over 70 group exercise classes a week for all ages, preferences, and skill levels including water Zumba, Pilates, Les Mills, and personal training options.  With its many amenities, the RiverPlex would be a great place for your next class trip or youth group outing!

Join today, online or in person, and get a membership to the RiverPlex, which includes access to the Peoria Greater Family YMCA giving you double the fun, fitness and amenities at the same affordable rate!

Get to RiverPlex Recreation & Wellness Center by bus using CityLink. Check out bus routes HERE.


  • Rentals
  • Classes
  • Field Trips
  • Basketball Courts
  • Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Picnic Tables
  • Special Events
  • Rockwall
  • Swimming

The RiverPlex is open daily, with a few holiday closures throughout the year. Weather and holiday closures are announced on the alerts page of this website and the RiverPlex Facebook page.

Facility Hours

Monday-Thursday: 5am- 8pm

Friday: 5am-7pm

Saturday: 7am-2pm

Sunday: Closed

AquaPlex Hours

Monday-Thursday: 5am- 7:45am

Friday: 5am-6:45pm

Saturday: 7am-1:45pm

Sunday: Closed

The RiverPlex is a membership facility. Learn more about a membership by clicking below. Memberships can be purchased at the Plex during Membership Sales Hours or online. Join now for no initiation fee and month-to-month contracts!

All RiverPlex memberships include:

  • Fitness Center
  • AquaPlex
  • Elevated 1/8 mile Indoor Track
  • Group Exercise Classes
  • Members Gym
  • Locker Rooms, Steam Rooms, and Sauna
  • Access to the Greater Peoria YMCA. Learn more here!

Members also get discounted rates on swim lessons, personal training, small group and semi-private training, nutrition coaching and Les Mills On Demand!

Drop-In Programming


Join us for this parent-child open time in the leisure pool. Children ages 0–5 enjoy the splash features and play stations with a parent/guardian who is dressed to swim. There is no charge for adults, but you must be in the water with your child.

Monday-Thursday, 9-11 am

Pricing: $5/child (adults free with child) FREE for Members; no registration needed


Discover the fastest-growing sport in America with Peoria Park District’s Adult Pickleball program! Join us inside the arena for this drop-in, indoor play.

Join us from May 27th –August 2nd  every Wednesday night from 6-8pm.

Free for RiverPlex Members or $5/day or $40/10 visit punch pass.


Join us for an active and social experience that’s perfect for all ages and skill levels! 

Join us from May 27th –August 2nd every Monday night from 6-8pm.

Free for RiverPlex Members or $5/day or $40/10 visit punch pass.


Join us for a volley of fun for indoor table tennis at the Plex! 

Join us from May 27th – August 2nd ever Tuesday night from 6-8pm.

Free for RiverPlex Members or $5/day or $40/10 visit punch pass.


Explore new heights on our 30 foot climbing wall with open climb times!

Join us on Monday and Thursday from 4-8pm and Saturday from 10am-2pm.

Two punch pass options are: 6 climbs for $30; 12 climbs for $60.

Current Programs

Learn to swim with our lessons for those 6 months and older!


We offer pool rentals and gym/arena rentals at the Plex!


With 18,000 square feet, the arena includes three basketball courts with partitions, bleachers with seating for up to 300, accessible restrooms and locker rooms, as well as two separate entrances.


Come enjoy our two-story water slide, lazy river, zero depth pool and splash equipment!  The AquaPlex is included in a RiverPlex membership, and sells day passes for designated open swim times.


Our 30 foot climbing wall is equipped with two top rope routes and an auto belay device. Staff have incorporated several climbing routes that range in level of difficulty for beginner climbers as well as more experienced climbers.  All RiverPlex Rock Wall Staff are belay certified and ready to assist you. Visit the Plex website or the programming tab above for open climb times.


The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum has redesigned our Kidz Korner with areas for creative and imaginative play, using many of the same toys that children love playing with in the museum. Staff for PlayHouse at the Plex will be PlayHouse staff, experts in play facilitation and helping children grow their curiosity and creativity. This is free for children members and open daily with select hours for children 2-10 years old. View hours and information on the Plex website.

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