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Central Park Pool
415 W. Richmond
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Detweiller Marina

2 Caroline St.

Located across from Detweiller Park off Galena Road, facility includes boat ramp, picnic area with grills, restrooms, parking and open river front. Open dawn - 11 pm daily. Free boat launching.
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Forest Park Nature Center

5809 Forest Park Dr.

A bird lover's paradise, the facility contains miles of hiking trails, a museum and vewing room for watching birds, a natures store and a variety of musical and educational programs.
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Franciscan Recreation Complex
908 Sterling

The Franciscan Recreation Complex (FRC) is a multi-purpose recreation center located in West Peoria at the intersection of Heading and Sterling Avenues. FRC features a full-size gymnasium, multi-purpose room with kitchenette, community room with kitchenette, dance studio, soccer field, two baseball fields, and outdoor playground.

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Peoria Zoo

2218 N Prospect

From sea lions to meerkats, the Peoria Zoo is home to nearly 100 species of animals from around the globe. Come see the newest members of the Zoo family, listen to the songs of the kookaburra or lemurs and watch the spider monkeys swing in the trees. The Peoria Zoo also offers daily sea lion feedings, critter chats, free parking and a gift shop stocked with unusual and exciting merchandise. Live on the "wild side" and visit the Peoria Zoo today!
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Gwynn Aquatic Center
711 W John Gwynn

This is an outdoor facility that includes a zero depth pool with play equipment, water slide, diving well and wet sand play area. Great for kids!
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Lakeview Aquatic Center
1017 W. Lake

Lakeview is an outdoor aquatic center with 1 swimming pool, 1 zero depth pool with play equipment, 2 giant water slides, 1 small slide, diving boards, a video arcade and wet sand play area. Swimmers age seven and over are welcome at all pools. Children seven years and under must be accompanied by an adult 17 years or older.
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Luthy Botanical Garden

2218 N Prospect

The George Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden encompasses five acres of beautiful landscaped displays to please every eye and give you ideas for your own gardening endeavors. The Garden also offers a place to escape the rush and stress of everyday life and enjoy a relaxing time in one of Peoria's most beautiful sites. Garden areas include the Wildlife Garden, the Woodland Garden, Dwarf Conifer and Viburnum collections, the Rose Garden, and our Children's Garden. 
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Owens Center

1019 W. Lake

Owens Center is an indoor ice skating facility featuring two full-size rinks. It offers a year-round ice skating lesson program for ages 3 and older and a comprehensive hockey program. Owens is centrally located in Lakeview Park and has skate rental, group discounts, free parking, pro shop for incidental needs, community function room, and concession stand.
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Sommer Park
6329 Koerner Rd.

Sommer Park is comprised of 320 secluded acres of rolling meadows, farmland and wooded ravines located one-half mile south of Route 150 on Koerner Road. The Park is a use-by-reservation facility which offers private picnics, outings or receptions for groups of 20 or 2,000. Featuring ample parking and a host of recreational activities, the facility is open April through October.
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Bradley University Theatre

April 19- 29

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