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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



Adult Luncheons

 Please check back soon

for information on our

next luncheon

scheduled for June 22, 2017

For more information or to register here 



Central Park

Please be aware 

We are happy to annouce that Mallard Duck, Regina's family has arrived and all are doing well!

Thank you everyone for keeping a respectful distance while Regina was nesting.

 Regina 051717

 “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.


Press Release 


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!









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 View of Personal Future
Optimism: Future Planning/Goals beyond High School
"Optimism is a happiness magnet.  If you stay postive, good things and good people will be drawn to you."
Mary Lou Retton
police officers