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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

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

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  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    


 Pool Rental

 Lincoln-Way Central High School Aquatic Center (Map It)

Your pool may be closed until next summer, but ours isn't! Celebrate a special day or occasion and have as much fun as you do in the summer time. You may rent one or both ends of the pool for one hour, and the party room for one hour either before or after your pool time. Call Manhattan Park District at 815-478-3324 to inquire about availability.

Shallow end $150 per hour

Deep end $150/hour

Both ends $275/hour

Party Room $35/hour - Accommodates 30 people.

Children who are not toilet-trained MUST wear swim diapers and rubber pants. Locker rooms are available, please bring a towel, lock and swimsuit. Shoulder length and longer hair must be secured, no scrunchies allowed. Personal arm flotation devices, noodles, and swim rings are allowed but not supplied. Lifeguard services and party room attendant included in fee. Two weeks advance notice required to secure your date. Must be over 21 to complete application. Print Pool Rental Contract here.