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The Manhattan Park District Aspires to Create Community Partnerships Built on Tradition
The Manhattan Park District's mission is to pursue excellence in program and facility management, to maintain and redevelop facilities as necassary, and to be responsible for the recreation needs of the Park District.  The Manhattan Park District will provide recreation facilities and programs for residents of all ages, while adhering to sound fiscal planning and equitable resource allocation that promises the protection of significant natural features and open space areas.
 Contact Manhattan Park District Elected Officials at
 Recreation Center is located at and our mailing address is:
397 S. State Street,  Manhattan, IL 60442
Phone:  815-478-3324  
Fax:  815-478-3428


Summer Cover 2017

Click here for a PDF version of our brochure


Coed softball

Want to be a part of something fun this summer?

Get a team together and join the Manhattan Park District’s Coed softball league.

Come play under the lights at Central Park! Games are played Tuesday nights.

Click here for more information and registration



Adult Luncheons

Our Luncheon Scheduled


Thursday, April 27, 2017

has been cancelled.

 Please check back soon

for information on our

next luncheon

scheduled for June 22, 2017






The Round Barn Farm Park

will be closed on

June 16, 17, & 18, 2017 


Manhattan Fire Department training.


 upcoming events  

summer camp 2017

 Camp Coyote Registration is Open!

Join all the fun this summer!

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

 Monday-Friday: $100 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday $75 

 Click here for information, registration forms or to pay online!



Central Park

Please be aware 

 Mallard Duck, Regina, has nesting in progress.

Please keep a respectful distance.

Located under the steps leading to the slide.

Mallard Duck


“The Migratory Bird Treaty Act makes it illegal for anyone to…transport…any migratory bird,
 or the parts, nest, or eggs of such a bird exempt under
the terms of a valid permit issued pursuant to Federal regulations.”

 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

 We appreciate your cooperation.




Manhattan Park District

Online Registration



Before & After School Care



Camp Coyote (Summer Camp)

Cub Camp (ages 3-5)

Summer Horse Camp


Co-Ed Softball


Senior Events


 Bus Trips


Photo Permits




Park Rules and Regulations Ordinance 16-4


Gift Certificates


 Like us on Facebook


Caution in the Parks


Lincolnway Special Recretion Association



Monthly Team Assets & Quotes


Positive Identity
"Some people want it to happen. Some wish it could happen. Others make it happen"
Michael Jordan
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