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 Facility/Pavilion Rental

Contact us at 815-478-3324 for facility availability. All applicable rental fees and security deposits must be paid in full upon approval of the application. Please keep in mind that all park district facilities are rented on a first come, first served basis.

 Parks Rules and Regulations Here- Ordinance No. 16-4

Download Facility Rental Application Here


Press Release Regarding Facility Rental (01/17/2018)

Message from Manhattan Park Board of Commissioners:

We have taken all comments and concerns into consideration in regard to Facility Rental policy.

Amendment was made to remove the $50.00 additional charge for time spent beyond 5 hours.

Please don’t misunderstand the park facilities hours of closure will be enforced.

Thank you for your continued support.

Please don’t ever hesitate to call office with

any questions or concerns.  815-478-3324 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Download Field Use and Rental Contract Here 

Download Recreation Center Rental Application Here

 Make a rental payment here

Your completed application can be emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 

faxed to 815-478-3428 or dropped off during business hours (M-F, 8:30am to 5:00pm)

at the Recreation Center, 397 S State Street, Manhattan.


Pavilion Rental Hours

Summer Hours (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)

Weekdays 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Weekends: 11:00am to 9:00pm

Except as noted below

Fall & Spring Hours

Weekdays: 3:00pm to 8:00pm

Weekends: 10:00am to 8:00pm


 Recreation Center Facility Rental 

Rental Hours 9:00 am to 10:00 pm (4 hour maximum time slots)

Monday to Sunday (If no classes are in session)

Facility Option Capacity Style    
Multi- Purpose Room  80 Chairs lecture style or tables & chairs    


Central Park Room & Pavilion Rental  

Facility Option  Capacity Style    
Pavilion Room & North Pavilion
available only
Saturday 12:30 pm to 5:30PM
Sunday 10:00am to 5:30pm 
60 Chairs lecture style or tables & chairs     
Large Pavilion 100 Picnic    
South Pavilion 80 Picnic    
Special Use 100 or more         


Baker/Koren Round Barn Farm Park

Facility Option Capacity Style    
Main Pavilion/ADA-Lighted 100 Picnic     
Oak Grove Pavilion 60 Picnic    
Water Front Pavilion 60 Picnic    
Gazebo 16 N/A    
Special Use 100 or more N/A