From the North, East, or West: Exit Route 80 at Route 251 (Exit #75; this exit is west Of Route 39). Turn south on to Route 251 and continue to Shooting Park Road. Proceed left (east) on Shooting Park Road to Walnut Street and turn right (south).
Note: Walnut Street is the first street past the third stop sign after turning onto Shooting Park Road.
The YMCA entrance will be the first left past the cul-de-sac.
From the South: Exit Route 39 at the Route 251 exit (Exit #52). Turn right on Route 251 north to Shooting Park Road. Proceed right (east) on Shooting Park Road to Walnut as above.
The YMCA address is 300 Walnut Drive, Peru, IL 61354. The YMCA phone number is (815) 223-7904.
IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT MOST MAPPING SERVICES AND GPS DEVICES PLACE THE ILLINOIS VALLEY YMCA INCORRECTLY AT THE SOUTH END OF WALNUT STREET. THE YMCA IS ACTUALLY AT THE NORTH END OF WALNUT, 1 BLOCK SOUTH OF SHOOTING PARK ROAD.
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