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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

Business Hours

Hansen Community Center (397 S State Street) 
 Customer Service Hours 
Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am to 8:30 pm 
 Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Administration Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Mailing Address
397 S. State Street
Manhattan, IL 60442
Phone:  815-478-3324
Fax: 815-478-3428
Cover Summer 2018 

Click here for a PDF version of our brochure

DANCE- please click here to see New Beginning Dance times added!


The Den Logo

Registration is now open

for the

2018/2019 school year!

Click here for more

information and

registration information


senior adults  

Join us for our next 

Adult Luncheon

August 23, 2018

11:30 am to 1:30 pm

$10.00 per person

Entertainment Presented by 

Joliet Dulcimer Society

More Information or to register here










New Registration System
starting Fall 2018!
Rec Trac
Starting July 23 at 9:00am to  August 5, 2018 visit our new
 registration system to set
up your family's account.
Once your family's account is complete,
you will be
entered in a drawing for a chance to win a
50" Smart TV!
 Camp coyote 2018
Registration is NOW Open!
Sign up now for all weeks to reserve your space and pay later!
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 Reserve your birthday party
at the Splash Pad!
 Fall Ball 2018
News Flash!
Recreation Youth Baseball
is coming back to Manhattan!
(On the registration page, 
pick one time payment 
and then under payment type 
choose Fall Ball in the drop down menu.)
Cost per child: $130.00 

 More information here










Manhattan Park District


Online Registration

Fall Youth Ball Registration

(On the registration page, pick
one time payment and then under
payment type choose Fall Ball in the drop down menu)



The Den Before & After School Care



  Camp Coyote

     Parent Manual


  Cub Camp


Community Survey Results


Co-Rec Softball





Senior Events


 Bus Trips


Photo Permits


Facility Rentals

   Online Payments


Park Rules and Regulations Ordinance 16-4


Splash Pad (Party Information)


Gift Certificates


 Like us on Facebook


Caution in the Parks


Lincolnway Special Recretion Association



Join our Team
Available Positions:
Starting Salary: $11-$15
Starting Salary: $9-$12
upcoming events

For more information, please click on the event  title

A Sip of Summer Concert Series

July 18th - Spoken Four

August 15th - Hillbilly Rockstarz


Back Lash & Big Splash Fishing Derby

Saturday, August 25, 2018


Fall Fest

Friday, September 28, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018


Monthly Team Assets & Quotes


Resistance Skills
"No. Is a complete sentence."
Anne Lamott
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A New Home For Sarah & Appy!
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