Monday, April 23, 2018
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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
moving day
Our administrative staff offices are officially moving into the 
Hansen Community Center at 
Unfortunately, the phones and computers will be down, 
Monday, April 23, 2018, for the day 
and will return to service on Tuesday, April 24, 2018
 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

Click here for a PDF version of our brochure


senior adults

 Adult Friendship Luncheons

  April 26, 2018

  11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join us and Darrell Ashley for

an afternoon of

American Music History

 and impersonations along with

stories and jokes!  

  For more information or to register here





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Dedication and  Open House

 Saturday, April 28, 2018

summer job
Want to spend your summer outdoors?
Come Join the MPD Team!
The Manhattan Park District is looking to fill:
2- Seasonal Park Maintenance
Team Members
Starting Pay: $12-$13/hr
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Reserve your birthday party
at the Splash Pad!
co ed softball

 Registration for the 2018 Season is now open.

Get your friends together and form a team today!

Team Rosters and more information available here













Manhattan Park District


Online Registration



Before & After School Care



  Spring Luau Camp 


Community Survey Results


Co-Ed 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




Monthly Team Assets & Quotes


Positive Identity
Sense of Purpose
"It's those who start with why, that have the ability to inspire"
Simon Sinek
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