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The Peoria Park District is excited to offer music lessons to children and adults!  Lessons available include piano and guitar and range from beginner lessons to advanced lessons to further your music career.  The Music Department of the Park District also offers a Summer Band program for students in grades 5 and up!  The Summer Band program offers students the ability to improve their technique, tone quality, and musicianship.  If jazz music is more up your alley, the Park District also offers the All Ears Jazz Workshop, which provides a hands on approach to learning jazz in an educational environment!  For registration information for any of the fun music programs offered by the Park District, please click here.

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.



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 Partner: 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.