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Family Fun

Whatever it is your family enjoys, the Park District hosts events at various locations throughout the year that are sure to be great fun for the whole family.

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…

Family Activity Nights

Peoria Park District helps build strong community neighborhoods and invites you to play with us.  #TheresMoretoExplore


If you enjoy fishing, the Peoria Park District has many options for you to cast your line and see what bites!  The Park District offers fishing at several locations with an array of fish species available to catch.  Check out the locations listed below to see where you can take your next fishing trip!

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 Zoo Programs

Peoria Zoo strives to create connections with the natural world.

Only through caring, will people make the choices and changes needed to save our natural resources. Our education programs will promote the knowledge and connections that are the key to caring.

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.