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Mission Statement

Our mission at the Park District is to provide quality recreation and education programs, facilities, parks and open space that meet the leisure needs and improve the quality of life for residents of Manhattan. Facilities will be available to all residents and the interests and needs of all age groups will be addressed.
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Brochure/Programs

front cover only

Please click here to view full brochure!

NEW! NEW! On-Line Registration- ATTENTION: DUE TO UPDATING, YOU MAY ENCOUNTER TIMES WHEN YOU ARE UNABLE TO REGISTER ONLINE WE APOLOGIZE FOR THIS INCONVENIENCE.

IF YOU ARE HAVING DIFFICULITIES REGISTERING, PLEASE CONTACT OUR REGISTRATION DEPARTMENT AT 815-478-3324.

Madrigal 2014
 
 Courtesy of Kraus Cable,
 
 Lincoln-Way Central Madrigal Singers performance,
 
held December 5th at the Program Center,
 
will air on Saturday, December 13th and December 20th
 
at 10:00am on Kraus Cable Channel 6.  
 

Check out all the NEW Programs being offered in our

Winter/Spring Brochure

For a list of new programs, click here 


 

   SCHOOL'S IN AND DID

YOU KNOW THAT YOU

ARE ABLE TO REGISTER

FOR REC CARE AT ANY TIME!

 

We are still accepting regristration for the 2014/2015 Rec Care Program (Before and after school care)!

 

For more information please see Rec Care tab above.

 

Not just for working parents! School is just around the corner...did you register your children for our Rec Care Program yet?

 
Registration is open all year!
 
If you have further questions, please feel free to contact our office @ 815.478.3324. 
 
Download registration forms here.
 
Pay Online (you must still submit above forms)
 

ATTENTION: DUE TO UPDATING, YOU MAY ENCOUNTER TIMES WHEN YOU ARE UNABLE TO PAY ONLINE. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THIS INCONVENIENCE.

IF YOU ARE HAVING DIFFICULITIES PAYING YOUR INVOICE, PLEASE CONTACT OUR REGISTRATION DEPARTMENT AT 815-478-3324 DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS.
 
Check out our new Rec Care Tab where you 
 will find all the information you need including
Free On-line Payment Option.  
 
We now are offering a News/ Updates & Memo section for parents convenience!
 

Join us for Our Adult Committee Group

Check back soon for updates on meetings for 2015

We will be forming our own committee with opportunities for suggestions and ideas from the adult members (55 and older) of our community. 

Residents can express their interest  in activites, trips and social events while sharing some open conversation and a light snack. 

Bring your suggestions and friends and share an afternoon with us! 

For more information or to register, please call Cheryl at 815-478-3324.


Register for our
  
December

ADULT LUNCHEON

Join us for an afternoon of fun and excitement.

Come see our Holiday Juggler & Magician

"Merry Holiday Show"

Mike Vondruska

 

 Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014

(Registration Deadline: Dec. 4, 2014)

Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Fee: $7.00 per person

Location: Program Center

 

Register On-Line Now 

…Seats are Limited.)

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Announcements/ Bus Trips

Manhattan Park District

Board of Commissioners 

2015 Consolidated Elections 

2 - FOUR YEAR term positions available 


  Give the gift of

Recreation for the Holidays!

 
Great ideas for birthdays, anniversaries,
or just because for children,
grand children,spouses
or seniors (bus trips or adult lunches) too

(Your certificate will be mailed to you within 10 days)

For more information,
please call 815-478-3324

 NEWS, NEWS, NEWS! 

 FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE ON-LINE REGISTRATION

IS NOW AVAILABLE.

 REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS, BUS TRIPS, SENIOR LUNCH OR SPECIAL EVENTS

 7 DAYS A WEEK/24 HOURS A DAY!

 REGISTER ON-LINE HERE

ATTENTION: DUE TO UPDATING, YOU MAY ENCOUNTER TIMES WHEN YOU ARE UNABLE TO REGISTER ONLINE WE APOLOGIZE FOR THIS INCONVENIENCE.

IF YOU ARE HAVING DIFFICULITIES REGISTERING, PLEASE CONTACT OUR REGISTRATION DEPARTMENT AT 815-478-3324.

 


March 6 & March 7, 2015

For more information, please click here 


 T.E.A.M Asset 2015 "Family Faire"

Saturday, March 7, 2015

9:00am - 1:00pm

All ages welcome

Come out for a day of family fun!

Lincoln-Way Central High School

For more information


 

 EMPLOYMENT

 OPPORTUNITIES

The Manhattan Park District has positions available in the following departments:

Rec Care (Before and After School Care)

Lead Instructors (approx. 30 hours/week)

Instructors (approx. 15-20 hours/week)

For more information and to apply, please click here 


     SIGN UP FOR ONE OF OUR EXCITING BUS TRIPS!

For a complete list of our bus trips,
 
 

or call Cheryl at 815-478-3324  


Thank you to our 2014 generous sponsors! We appreciate your support!

            Manhattan Park District Foundation
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
Velocita Technology, Inc.
Doc's Pharmacy
Manhattan Junior High Students
(Created and provided table centerpieces periodically throughout the year)
D. Construction
Timothy McGrath, Attorney at Law
Aurillios Pizza
Spesia & Ayers
NECA-IBEW Local 176
Corkill Insurance
Walt’s Food Centers
Berkots
Feil Water Treatment
HomeStar Bank & Finanical Services
 Manhattan Dental Care
 Lincoln Generating Facility
Manhattan BP Fast n’ Fresh
Austin Tyler
Baltas Trucking, Inc.
Colwell Banker Honig-Bell
Country Financial
First Bank of Manhattan
Grand Prairie Animal Hospital
 Hansen’s Villa
Illinois Eye Associates
Lee Hansen
LZ Nails
Manhattan Cable TV
Manhattan Collision Center
Manhattan Family Chiropractic
Manhattan Fire Department
Manhattan Lions Club
Manhattan- Elwood Public Library
McHugh Insurance Agency
Midwest Video Productions of IL
Pet Envy Spa
Robinson Engineering, LTD
Rosatis
Village of Manhattan
Willing Wilton Workers 4-H Club
Hispano Lawn Maintenance
Fritz’s LTD
Manhattan Style Salon
Curves

 


 

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We are happy to inform you that the Baker/Koren Round Barn Farm is now open to the public to fulfill your recreational needs with all that it has to offer. The nature and forest themed playground is unique in its offerings. The playground offers unlimited imaginative...

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Adaptive Programming

Lincolnway Special Recreation Association (LWSRA) Our partner providing adaptive programming and events for all ability levels.

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Upcoming Events

Donate to Round Barn Fund

Support the Round Barn Farm Park.

Your generous gift will support and continue our efforts to:

** Complete a full restoration **

** Preserve the barn to maintain the link from the past into the present **

** Restore operations of the barn for demonstrations and educational programming **

** Place on the National Register of Histortic Places **

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact
Julie Popp - Executive Director - 815/478-3324

You may make your donation by mailing your check made payable to the Manhattan Park District Round Barn Fund (PO Box 152, Manhattan, IL 60442)

in person at the Program Center (397 S State Street) or COMING SOON - online donations.

 

 

Thank you Sponsors

  • Velocita Technology
  • Manhattan Dental Care
  • Lee Hansen
  • Grand Prairie Animal Clinic
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