Retire in Centralia, Illinois, The Best Place to Retire

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Staying Active

Staying active and fit is easy in Centralia


Centralia Recreation Complex
  The Centralia Recreational Complex offers many benefits normally found only in much larger communities. 2 full-size basketball courts, 3 volleyball courts and an elevated jogging track are only the beginning. The fitness room contains state of the art weight training and cardiovascular equipment. Our unique aquatics venue includes a 25 yard lap pool, water slide, whirlpool, leisure pool and an observation area. In addition, a 1900 sq ft all purpose room is the site of a variety of fitness classes, meetings and available for public activities. Year round our Rec Complex truly offers something for every retiree.



 

Fairview Park spans 40 acres and offers an outdoor swimming facility, lighted tennis courts, softball and baseball diamonds, horseshoe pits and a recently added skateboard park. Many enjoy using the roadway that surrounds the park for walking and jogging For the young at heart there are swings and slides in the children's area.

Over 250 acres of nature can be found at Foundation Park on Centralia's east side. Miles of hiking trails provide both exercise and the chance to enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature. For those more relaxing days, the park offers a 2 acre pond for year round fishing. With wetlands, a restored prairie and naturally designed picnic shelters Foundation Park is truly a local treasure to be shared by both the young and the young at heart.

For those who enjoy bowling, Bank's Bowl has 24 lanes of bowling and 4 pool tables. Besides open bowling, numerous leagues offer the opportunity to compete.

 
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