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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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Brochures

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Please click here to view full brochure!

Did you know that the Manhattan Park District sells GIFT CERTIFICATE'S?
 
Great ideas for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, or just because for children, grand children,
spouses or seniors (bus trips or adult lunches)
 
Please call 815-478-3324 for more information or stop in the
Program Center to purchase! 
 

Check out all the NEW Programs
 
being offered this Fall!
 
For Full Descriptions, please see our Brochure 
 
or call the Program Center at 
815-478-3324 for more information
 

Madhatters Club 

Guitar Lessons

Keyboard Lessons 

Cartoon Drawing for Teens 

Scrapbooking for the Soul 

Resume Building 

Start a Home Business 

Stress Management 

Time Management 

New Sport Program for Fall

Manhattan Youth Tennis


 SCHOOL WILL BE STARTING

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT!

 

We are now 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.
 
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

Meeting on Thursday,

August 28 and October 23

11:30 am - 1:00pm

at the Program Center

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 September

ADULT LUNCHEON

Join us for an afternoon of fun and excitement.

Check back soon for further details!

 Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014

Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Fee: $7.00 per person

Location: Round Barn Farm

Registration Deadline: 

September 18, 2014

(Register Now Online through PayPal

…Seats are Limited.)

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Announcements

EMPLOYMENT

 OPPORTUNITIES

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

Park Maintenance

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 


 

  NOTICE:

Park Board Meetings

have been changed to the

Second Thursday of Each Month

beginning July 2014

For complete list of dates 


 Manhattan Park District Foundation

is proud to annouce the

Wine glass7th Annual Wine Festival

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Baker/Koren Round Barn Farm

5:00 - 10:00 pm

For more information or

to purchase tickets through PayPal 

Please click here


 

MANHATTAN PARK DISTRICT GIVES

  CENTRAL PARK

  FACELIFT FOR

50TH ANNIVERSARY

Click here for more details



 

 Men's Softball League

Please contact Luke at 815-478-3324 or lgundersen@manhattanparkdistrict.com for more information.

2014 Schedule



 

  SIGN UP FOR ONE OF OUR EXCITING BUS TRIPS!

Please see our brochure for description of each trip
or call Cheryl at 815-478-3324 
 
   
SHOPPIN CRAZE ON CENTRAL STREET,
EVANSTON, IL
 Tuesday, August 26, 2014
(New Deadline: August 15)
 
ALBUQUERQUE AND SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO  September 14-22, 2014
(Openings still available- call for details)
 
42ND ANNUAL WINE & HARVEST FESTIVAL -
CEDARBURG, WI
Saturday, September 20, 2014
(Deadline August 29)
 
LAKE COUNTY CULINARY CRAWL - LAKE COUNTY, IL Wednesday, September  24, 2014
( Deadline: September 3)
 
LUNCH and LAUGHTER at MARRIOTT THEATRE - LINCOLNSHIRE, IL,
Thursday October 9, 2014
(Deadline: September 8)
 
FALL BULB FESTIVAL - CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN - GLENCOE, IL,
Saturday October 11, 2014
(Deadline: September 26)
 
EMERSON CREEK POTTERY & TEAROOM - OSWEGO, IL Wednesday, October 15, 2014
(Deadline: September 29)
 
DANCING HORSES DINNER THEATRE -
LAKE GENEVA, WI
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
(Deadline: October 17)
 
A CHRISTMAS CAROL AND SHOPPING ON STATE ST -
CHICAGO, IL
Thursday, December 4, 2014
(Deadline: October 22)
 
PURDUE UNIVERSITY CHRISTMAS SHOW -
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN
Saturday, December 6, 2014
(Deadline: October 01)
 
HOLLYWOOD DINING AT KENDALL COLLEGE
Friday, December 12, 2014
(Deadline: November 21)
 
HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD - WOODRIDGE, IL
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
(Deadline: December 1)

MOUNT RUSHMORE & BLACK HILLS OF SOUTH DAKOTA – May 17 -23, 2015

Deadline: T B A

(If interested and it is past the deadline, please call 815.478.3324 to see if openings are available)

 

 

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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

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08/25/2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Archery III Mondays

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08/26/2014
Shopping Craze on Central Street

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08/26/2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Karate

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08/28/2014
Archery III Thursdays 5pm or 6pm

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08/29/2014
Deadline 42nd Wine & Harvest Festival

Print Calendar

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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