Parks/ Recreation/ Tourism
Cutter’s Grove Park
Located on the southern edge of Princeville, Cutter’s Grove is the largest park in Princeville. The semi-wooded area boasts a fully lighted baseball field for evening & night time games. Covered picnic areas make for great family reunion locations or large gatherings. The large playground and open green space make Cutter’s Grove Park a great destination for a family outing.
Stevens Square Park
Located in the heart of Princeville, this city block size park offers a downtown retreat for a picnic lunch or a lazy afternoon with friends or family. This park is centered around Princeville’s signature gazebo. The gazebo resembles a much earlier bandstand built in 1910. Princeville honors its veterans with a memorial wall on the east side of the square. Throughout the year Stevens Square is the gathering place for numerous community events.
Located at the northern edge of Princeville, Troutman Park is a community park. It includes JFL field, ball field, walking path, concession stand/restrooms, and a picnic pavilion. Troutman Park is also a member of the Peoria Riverfront Museum Community Solar System.
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Princeville Aquatic Center
Located on the far south end of Princeville Avenue on the north end of town, the Princeville Aquatic Center features 3 separate pools. The lap pool is 25 yards long, 3′ to 10′ deep with a spring board diving board. The ‘T-pool’ which features a mushroom fountain, bucket dump, and a 100′ long 25′ high figure 8 water slide. The third pool is an infant wading pool 1′-2′ deep. The pool grounds include men’s and women’s locker room, deck chairs and a large umbrella to escape from the sun. The Aquatic Center has vending machines . The facility is owned and operated by the Village of Princeville.
The Village of Princeville strives to provide a safe and clean aquatic facility for the enjoyment of the community. Please call Village Hall, 309-385-4765, or the Aquatic Center, 309-385-4740 with any questions or concerns. The Pool Committee consists of Village Board Members, Andrew Ehnle, Teresa Gilroy and Adam Geiger.
“Like” the Princeville Aquatic Center Facebook page or watch this website for more information. Contact Princeville Village Hall (309) 385-4765 with any questions. Will reopen in May 2018.
Princeville Heritage Museum
The Princeville Heritage Museum opened to the public in 1999. The museum is a part of the Historical Association of Princeville (incorporated in 1987). The 30,000 square foot handicap accessible facility features antique agriculture equipment, steam powered tractors and threshers, area artifacts, a genealogy research area, and much more.
In 2004 the Akron Townhouse School was moved to the museum grounds. The Townhouse School allows children and adults alike to take a step back in time and participate in a day in the life of a student in the early 1900’s.
Princeville Heritage Museum
325 North Ostrom Ave
Princeville, IL 61559
Hours of Operation
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10 am- 2 pm or by appointment