Amenities & Attractions for Active 55+ Lifestyle Community in Springfield IL

Timber Creek’s 55+ active living community is located near the heart of Springfield, Illinois’s bustling suburbs. While our community offers a variety of amenities such as an exercise facility and cornhole, there is plenty to do away from home to keep you busy all year round. Whether you’re wanting to take a nice stroll through Lake Springfield or go shopping at the many popular areas nearby, Timber Creek is conveniently located only a few mile from every major destination. Browse through our local amenities below and give our office a call regarding any questions you may have of the lifestyle that Timber Creek brings to our residents.

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A Timber Creek, we know that staying in shape is extremely important to our active 55+ lifestyle residents. We offer an up-to-date fitness center to keep you in shape all year round! No need to invest thousands of dollars in your own home workout equipment; we take pride in making sure our residents have everything they need including ellipticals, treadmills, and more to feel good while staying in shape.


Whether you’re wanting to plant fresh fruits and vegetables for your home or participate in seasonal gardening activities, Timber Creek provides community gardening opportunities for residents that love to spend their free time outdoors. Gain access to one of Timber Creek’s Garden plots that allow you to plant any vegetables or fruits desired, or create a beautiful flower garden in your very own backyard. Either way, keep your gloves and gardening tools for the upcoming spring and summer seasons – we guarantee you’ll need them!

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The Grounds

One of the most exciting features of Timber Creeks active 55+ lifestyle community is the grounds, a common meeting area for residents to sit back and enjoy the view while having a friendly conversation, play a few rounds of chess, or even workout. The grounds also include outdoor amenities including seasonal cornhole spaces, numerous ponds, trails, and beautiful streets for walking and enjoying the weather. When visiting Timber Creek to view your future home, stop by the grounds and meet a few of your potential neighbors.

Our Local Area

Local Attractions

Local attractions are always one of the major selling points for our residents in Timber Creek. While our community offers a variety of amenities directly on Timber Creek property, there is no beating what Springfield, IL has to offer. As the home of former president Abraham Lincoln, you can enjoy everything from historic museums and national treasures to the beautiful waters of Lake Springfield and the bustling community of Laketown Shopping Center, only a few miles in either direction! Whatever activity or relaxing getaway you have in mind, Springfield, IL offers it all.

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Let’s face it, there is nothing better than enjoying a delicious meal with family, friends, and your significant other. Thankfully, Timber Creek is less than 5 miles away from the best local and commercial chain dining establishments in Springfield, IL. Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Midwest Classic, Bob Evans, or enjoy a local favorite, Smokey Bones Barbeque & Grill less than 10 minutes from your home in Timber Creek.

Medical Facilities

Whether you require emergency medical attention or are looking to schedule an annual checkup, the Timber Creek area is served by three fine-established hospitals and medical centers including, Memorial Medical Center, St. John’s Hospital, and the SIU School of Medicine. While you may never need to pay a visit to these renowned facilities, we believe that it gives our residents complete peace of mind knowing that they are only minutes away from the best medical staff in the state. Not only is our community located minutes from the newest medical facility, but Timber Creek is only 1.6 miles from highways I-55 and I-72 for convenient travel.

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