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Peoria Park District has you covered with its many Art, Music and Making opportunities!  We invite you to join us for cake decorating at Lakeview Recreation Center. Or, trek out to Camp Wokanda for Native American beading.

After-School Programs

Need a safe, educational stop for your kids after school?  The Peoria Park District can help!

Call 676-8179 for details.

Book Court

The Noble Center Book Court carries on a tradition started by the Lakeview Museum… used books at affordable prices.

Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm and Monday evenings 5:30-7:30 pm in the lobby of the Noble Center.


Environmental Education Programs

The Peoria Park District works to increase understanding about the importance of conservation and stewardship of our environment… one way to do this is to provide quality education opportunities.  For your convenience, the District hosts environmental education opportunities at multiple, easy-to-access locations, including Forest Park Nature Center, Camp Wokanda, W. H. Sommer Park  and Tawny Oaks Field Stations…

Guitar Lessons

Learn to play the guitar in no time with the Peoria Park District!

Jazz Workshop

Get jazzy with the Peoria Park District!

Peoria PlayHouse Programs

The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum provides children with the tools and inspiration they need to be explorers and creators of the world.

For more information including topics, registration, and general information about Peoria PlayHouse visit the PlayHouse website!

You can also see more information in the current Playbook.

Questions?  Please call 309.323.6900.



Peoria Pops Orchestra

Offering performance enhancement for musicians young and old, the Peoria POPS is conducted by a professional music educator. The group accepts students from Jr. High through adult who want to improve by playing with a full orchestra.

Piano Lessons

Always dreamed of being able to tickle the ivories… or want the little one in your life to be able to?  See below for course offerings through the Peoria Park District.

PPD Performing Groups

Looking for unique, fine-art focused entertainment?  The Peoria Park District can help!

Pre-School Programming

The Peoria Park District is excited to offer many great programs for the tiny tot in your life!  The various preschooler programs available throughout the District promote play and education to youngsters and are available for children ages 1-5.  For more information about the different classes offered, click on the Pre-School Programming title above.