Frequently Asked Questions


How old do you have to be to become a member?

14 years old.


Can my child who is under the age of 14 workout with me?

Yes, children are allowed to workout with a parent as long as they are on the machine right next to a parent or playing on the same court as their parent.


Can you freeze your membership?

Yes, with a note from your doctor we can freeze your account for a specified time due to medical conditions.  We will also freeze your account if you “snowbird” in the winter as long as you provide proof of where you will be going and for how long.


Can I bring a guest to workout with me if I am a member?

Yes, your guest can do a free seven-day trial membership by completing the proper paperwork.


Do you offer gift certificates?

Yes, we sell gift certificates in any dollar amount that can be used for anything from membership to products.


How do I go about canceling my membership?

All cancellations must be made in writing and either emailed to mfrazell@pekinparkdistrict.org, mailed to Parkside Fitness, 1701 Court Street, Pekin, IL 61554 or hand-delivered to the facility and left for Margaret Frazell, Member Account Coordinator.


Can I join at any time?

Yes, you can join at any time during our normal business hours.


Do I need to join in person?

Yes, we currently do not offer memberships sign-ups online or over the phone.


Do I need to be a resident of Pekin to join?

No, everyone is welcome to join regardless of where you live.


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