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Parkside Athletics Racquet
& Health Club

300 Redbud Drive, Pekin, Illinois 61554 (in Mineral Springs Park)
Phone: (309) 347-6644 • Fax: (309) 347-4472
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Parkside Athletics Racquet & Health Club is the only name for fitness in Pekin! Parkside Athletics has something for the entire family. Parkside facilities include:

  • Over 55,000 square feet for fitness
  • Ellipticals
  • Cardio Theatre on all machines
  • Huge free weight area
  • 3 group exercise studios
  • Gravity equipment for training
  • 4 indoor tennis courts
  • Sauna in both locker rooms
  • 4 racquetball / Wally courts
  • Pro shop
  • Treadmills
  • Stair masters
  • Recumbent and upright bikes
  • Certified personal trainers
  • Spinning studio
  • Les Mills Group X classes
  • Ultimate Performance training for athletes
  • Towel service
  • Over 40 group exercise classes weekly
  • 16 new 50" plasma TVs for your viewing pleasure while working out

Parkside is staffed with professional instructors and certified personal trainers to assist you with your choice of fitness activities. Tennis lessons, leagues, tournaments and special events are offered throughout the year.



Facility Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours:
New Year's Day — Open 4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Fourth of July — Close at 4:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving — Open 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Christmas Eve — Close at 4:00 p.m.
Christmas — Closed
New Year's Eve — Close at 4:00 p.m.



Keith Knox, Manager

(309) 347-3278

Kaitlyn Leigh, Fitness Director

(309) 347-8609

Tennis Department

(309) 347-2049

Margaret Frazell, Member Account Coordinator

(309) 347-8601



Parkside Athletics features a variety of state-of-the-art equipment for all fitness levels. We have a large dedicated resistance training center including a complete Nautilus circuit, free weight area, bench area, and an extensive variety of additional resistance equipment that isolate and train specific muscle groups. When used in conjunction with a personal trainer, our free weights and resistance equipment are the key to focusing on specific body-shaping goals. We also feature a complete cardio center that is equipped with upright and reclined-position stationary bikes, treadmills, and elliptical trainers, rowing machines, and a stretching and abdominal workout area complete with floor mats. To add variety to your exercise program try one of our racquetball/wallyball courts or a class in our group exercise studio.



New members can take advantage of 3 FREE general orientations. Let a fitness instructor show you how to use the facility safely and effectively. Whether you need a hand with a difficult stretch or want to learn about a new piece of equipment, the Parkside Athletics floor staff is always nearby and ready to help!



Parkside Athletics offers one on one personalized training with your specific goals in mind. Every exercise regiment is individualized to accelerate your fitness success. Your trainer will discuss your goals, review your medical and training history, and then carefully plan out a structured approach to achieving your desired outcome. Individual training allows you to focus specifically on your workout, your goals and your fitness success. Regardless of your experience, needs and goals, Parkside Athletics will help you reach your optimal health through strength training, cardiovascular training, and education. Learn more >>



Ultimate Performance programs are specifically designed to improve an athlete's performance as well as reduce the risk of injury while playing sports. Learn More >>

  • Combines the best in sport conditioning
  • Dynamic warm-ups
  • Speed, agility, and quickness Plyometric
  • Boys and girls ages 9 - 18
  • Group, teams, and one-on-one training available



For ages 3 months to 10 years. Enjoy your work-out and leave the kids with us. Our staff will provide games, crafts, movies and so much more. KIDZ KLUB is a member-only service. $3 per child per visit or $15 per month for one child. $5 per additional children for unlimited visits.

Kidz Klub Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - Noon & 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - Noon
Sunday: Closed



The Parkside Athletics Pro Shop offers a wide variety of nutritional supplements including energy drinks, protein shakes, and meal replacement products. We also carry weightlifting and fitness accessories. If we do not carry the product you are looking for we can order it for you.



Congratulations and sincere thanks go out to all of our inspirational Club Ambassadors! A free T-shirt, and $5 credit certificate is given to all new Club Ambassadors who refer a new member to our Club. A reserved front row parking spot is given to the member with the most referrals for the quarter! That parking spot could be yours next, so go to it!









1701 Court Street | Pekin, Illinois 61554 | 309-347-PARK (7275)

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