City of Peru, Illinois  61354

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Parks and Recreation


Washington Park
1301 West Street
Peru, IL 61354

Washington Park offers shelters, playground, baseball fields, restrooms, pickelball courts and tennis courts


Photo provided by Dave Lourie

Baker Lake Park
2700 Airport Road
Peru, IL 61354

Baker Lake Park offers fishing, picnicking, playground,
shelters, restrooms, soccer field and a 1 mile paved walking path


Photo provided by Dave Lourie

Centennial Park
13th & West Streets
Peru, IL 61354

Centennial Park offers picnicking, shelters,
playground,and restrooms 



Photo provided by Heidi Heuser

Veterans Memorial Park & Wiggly Field
2600 Plank Road
Peru, IL 61354

Veterans Memorial Park offers Wiggly Field Dog Run, baseball fields softball fields, playground, and a shelter.


Photos provided by Dave Lourie and Heidi Heuser


McKinley Park
1701 Walnut Street
Peru,IL 61354

McKinley Park offers playground,
shelter, and softball field


Rotary Park
Second & Pike Streets
Peru, IL 61354

Rotary Park offers a playground

Sunset Park
Second & Henry Streets
Peru, IL 61354

Sunset Park offers softball field, tennis
courts, basketball courts, playground and shelter


American Nickeloid Park
500 West Street
Peru, IL 61354

American Nickeloid Park offers a playground

28th Street Park
745 28th Street
Peru, IL 61354

28th Street Park offers a playground,
tennis court and basketball courts


Recreation Flyer 2019

Park Events 2019

General Park Rules:

  • Park hours are 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Shelters at Washington Park, Centennial Park and Baker Lake can be reserved in advance,in person at the City Clerk's Office. Must bring photo id. Shelters can not be reserved over the phone.
  • If you would like to hold an event at any park please contact the City Clerk.
  • Absolutley no alcoholic beverages may be sold in the parks. Alcohol for personal consumption is allowed only within the shelter area and must be in compliance with all state and city regulations.
  • Dogs are allowed only at Wiggly Park