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Centralia Facilities and Services

Main LodgingSupported HotelRecommended DinnerSwimming PoolIce CreamBike Shop
Laundry Grocery Stores HospitalAmtrak Train Station ParkingGreyhound Bus Station
Local Public Transportation Taxicabs


Main Lodging and Swimming Pool

Centralia Recreation Complex
115 E. 2nd St.
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 532-3214
Swimming pool hours:

  • indoor pool: 6:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • outdoor pool: 1:00 pm – 5:45 pm

0.3 miles from the supported hotel

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The facility is air conditioned.

Please be aware that the main lodging site in Centralia is located directly next to train tracks. In the past people have been woken up at night from trains going past.


Supported Hotel

America's Best Value Inn
200 E. Noleman St.
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 533-1300
Check in time is at 3:00 pm.
0.3 miles from the main lodging site
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The hotel has a swimming pool but no whirlpool, and does not have laundry machines available.

Room blocks will not be available, you will need to call for the best rate. We strongly recommend making your reservation as soon as possible to avoid any availability issues from other participants or anyone else, secure the lowest rate, and assure yourself a room!

Deluxe rooms have a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker, standard rooms do not. All rooms are non-smoking.

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Recommended Dinner

Downtown Lounge
235 S. Locust St.
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 533-5099
Hours: Food is served until 9:00 pm
0.3 miles from the main lodging site
0.3 miles from the supported hotel

The recommended dinner is a very easy walk from both the main lodging site or supported hotel so you can leave your bike at either location and not need to lock it up during dinner.


Ice Cream

Sonic
1001 W. Broadway
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 532-0519
Hours: 6:00 am - midnight
0.9 miles from the main lodging site
1.2 miles from the supported hotel


Bike Shop

The Cyclery and Fitness Center
114 S. Poplar St.
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 532-2453
Hours: Normally closed on Mondays, but the store will be open special just for Bicycle Illinois participants from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

The owner Randy will also be on call for after hours emergency support via his personal cell phone which will be distributed to participants only.

0.3 miles from the main lodging site
0.3 miles from the supported hotel

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Laundry

Lots of Suds
632 W. Broadway
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 972-0695
Hours: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
0.6 miles from the main lodging site
0.9 miles from the supported hotel

Last load time: 9:00 pm
Doors lock at 9:00 pm
Laundry must be done by 10:00 pm


Grocery Stores

Schnucks
1129 W. Broadway
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 532-4449
Hours: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
1.1 miles from the main lodging site
1.4 miles from the supported hotel

Walmart
1340 W. McCord St.
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 533-1700
Hours: 7:00 am - Midnight
1.5 miles from the main lodging site
1.8 miles from the supported hotel

There is no 24-hour grocery store in Centralia. The nearest 24 hour Walmart is in Salem, IL.


Hospital

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital
400 N. Pleasant Ave.
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 436-8000
1.6 miles from the main lodging site
1.6 miles from the supported hotel
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Amtrak Train Station and Parking

Amtrak Train Station
110 S. Oak St. at Broadway
Centralia, IL 62801
(800) USA-RAIL (872-7245)
0.1 miles from the main lodging site
0.5 miles from the supported hotel

The station is unstaffed and opens 30 minutes before train departures/arrivals. There are no ticket sales at the station.

Parking is directly at the Amtrak Train station. There is no charge for parking and reservations are not necessary.

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Greyhound Bus Station
There is no Greyhound Bus Station in Centralia.


Local Public Transportation

South Central Transit
(618) 532-8076

Bicycles may be transported inside the bus as long as they can be safely secured (e.g. bungee cord, etc.)


Taxicabs
There is no taxicab service in Centralia.

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