Gary Baker Recreation Center

Gary Baker Rec Center


The Gary G. Baker Recreation center is open Monday-Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Hours may vary for scheduled park programs.

The Rec Center can be rented for your next anniversary, birthday, corporate gathering, or family reunion. Call (309)-647-7665 for additional information.

The facility is supervised at all times and offers free drop-in passive recreation activities. Furnishings include: exercise equipment, pool tables, snooker table, air hockey table, (2) wall mounted televisions, table tennis, card tables, computer & internet access, dance floor, and a variety of board games.

Patrons age 16 and older can utilize the exercise equipment including (3) treadmills, (2) stationary bikes, elliptical trainer and a multi-station weight machine free of charge.

Click on the Programs & Activities link above to see more that is going on at the Rec Center!

For further information contact the Baker Recreation Center at (309)-647-POOL (7665).

Exercise Equipment
Free for use to the public, we have a variety of fitness equipment pieces available. Patrons must be 16 years of age or older to use the fitness equipment at the Rec Center. Equipment available include (3) treadmills, (2) stationary bikes, elliptical trainer, and a 12-position weight machine. Just contact the Rec Center to arrange a time to fill out a pre-exercise questionnaire and receive how-to-use equipment instructions.