Summers in the Peoria Area can get pretty hot. Luckily, Peoria and our surrounding region has plenty of poolside opportunities to beat the summer heat! Dip your toes or dive on into these great splash pads:
GWYNN FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER — Peoria
The Gwynn Family Aquatic Center is a great spot for family fun! This Peoria staple offers a zero depth pool with fun water equipment, a water slide, a diving well, and a wet sand play area! When it’s time for a sunshine escape, the patio area has you covered with chairs and umbrellas.
LIMESTONE TOWNSHIP POOL — Bartonville
If you’re looking for open swim, aerobic opportunities, themed nights, or swimming lessons, the Limestone Township Pool is the perfect place. This splash pad offers a diving board, waterslide, and snack bar to keep the whole family entertained for hours.
METAMORA SWIMMING POOL — Metamora
This summertime hangout has a zero-depth kiddie pool, a lap pool, a diving well, water basketball, tot time, patio furniture, two playgrounds, and a concession stand with picnic tables! Head to the Metamora Swimming Pool to stay cool all season long.
DRAGONLAND WATER PARK — Pekin
This is the only water park in our Greater Peoria Area and is an amazing place for the whole family to splish and splash. With a zero-depth entry area, two water slides, a sand beach play spot, extensive patio lounge opportunities, and a full concession stand, this will quickly become one of your favorite summer hangouts.
PROCTOR RECREATION CENTER — Peoria
Head over to Proctor Recreation Center and enjoy an outdoor soak in either the splash pad, swimming area, or wading pool! Bring the whole crew—this facility also offers two gyms, an auditorium with stage, a lounge area with television, a weight room, an arts + crafts space, a game room, an outdoor basketball court, a playground, and a play field area. The Proctor Recreation Center is an all-in-one spot for summer fun.
ROANOKE PARK SWIMMING POOL — Roanoke
This Woodford County gem is an amazing escape from the summer heat. It hosts a zero-entry splash pool complete with refreshing water features, a slide, several diving boards, a pool that’s great for swimming laps, and a concession stand. These amenities make Roanoke Park Swimming Pool a perfect spot for a fun summer day!
MORTON PUBLIC SWIMMING POOL — Morton
Located at Idlewood Park, the Morton Public Swimming Pool is the perfect place to spend your summers in the sun. This pool features a zero-depth wading pool with an aquatic playground, two water slides, a lap pool and a diving well with two diving boards. Talk about limitless outdoor summer fun!
TREMONT COMMUNITY POOL — Tremont
This Tremont splash pad offers a zero-depth wading pool, water slide, diving board, water basketball, and lap pool. It’s an absolute community gem that hosts swim meets, provides swimming lessons, has regularly scheduled tot time, provides aqua fitness, and is available for private parties. Keep yourself cooled off and check out the Tremont Community Pool.
WASHINGTON PARK POOL — Washington
Whether you are looking to relax in the sun or cool off in the water, the Washington Park Pool is a perfect summer hangout. This park features three pools including a zero-depth interactive play area, a competition pool with several lanes and two diving boards, and a wading pool with a slide. With a playground, plenty of lounge chairs and shade umbrellas, the Washington Park Pool is a favorite summer hangout.
FIVE POINTS WASHINGTON — Washington
The Five Points Washington indoor aquatic space is an amazing option for relief from the summer sun! Between the leisure pool with play equipment and the eight-lane lap pool, this swimming spot offers aquatic fitness classes, private swimming lessons, aqua volleyball, diving boards, and even has a basketball hoop! Five Points has something for everyone, so be sure to bring the whole crew.
SHORE ACRES POOL — Chillicothe
Check out this summer staple in Chillicothe! The facility features a large pool with two water slides, a diving well, zero-depth entry pool with play equipment, and a full-service concession stand. Shore Acres Pool is a one-stop-spot to beat the heat this summer.