Wednesday, November 14, 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

Business Hours

Hansen Community Center (397 S State Street) 

 Customer Service Hours 
Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am to 8:30 pm 
 Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Administration Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Mailing Address
397 S. State Street
Manhattan, IL 60442
Phone:  815-478-3324
Fax: 815-478-3428
Fall Cover ONLY

Click here for a PDF version of our brochure

Registration opens Friday, August 10, 2018

Online Registration


The Den Logo

Registration is open

for the

2018/2019 school year!

Click here for more

information and

registration information

The Regular scheduled Board
meeting for
Thursday, November 8th, 2018
has been cancelled and
rescheduled for
Thursday, November 15th, 2018
at 7:00 pm
             Manhattan Park District hereby provides public notice that an audit of its funds for the period May 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018 has been made by Lauterbach & Amen, L.L.P., and that a report of such audit dated September 14, 2018 has been filed with the County Clerk of Will County, in accordance with 30 ILCS 15/0.01 et seq.  The full report of the audit is available for public inspection at the Hansen Community Center, 397 S. State Street, Manhattan, Illinois during regular business hours 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays, except for holidays or through the Manhattan Park District website by clicking here.


New Registration System
Rec Trac











Manhattan Park District

New Registration System starting Fall 2018!

Online Registration

Instructions to set up your household in WebTrac 


The Den Before & After School Care 

Pay The Den Bi-weekly Fees or Registration Fees Here



  Camp Coyote

     Parent Manual


Community Survey Results


Co-Rec Softball





Senior Events


 Bus Trips


Photo Permits


Facility Rentals

   Online Payments


Park Rules and Regulations Ordinance 16-4


Gift Certificates


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Caution in the Parks


Lincolnway Special Recretion Association



Join our Team
Available Positions:
Starting Salary: $9-$12
upcoming events
To find out more information, please click on the event 
Christmas Socks
 December 1, 2018
Visit with Santa (Bring your camera)
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Gingerbread House Decorating Contest
Live Reindeer- Gustafson Street
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Christmas Light Parade 
(Sponsored by the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce)
5:45 pm
Christmas Tree Lighting- Times Square
Begins immediately after the parade

Monthly Team Assets & Quotes


Boundaries, including Internet Safety & Use
Young person and his or her family have clear rules, guidance and expectations.
"We make time for what we value most"
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A New Home For Sarah & Appy!
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