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Activities Guide

The Activities Guide is available for convenient online registration. You can also stop by the Parks and Recreation Office at 1101 Fremont St. to pick up a printed guide starting January 7. The electronic version of the guide is now available HERE but note that each activity has a specific registration period. Options appear in the online registration portal as registration periods open. See the last page of the guide for more information.

Little Apple Day Camp
Looking for kids' activities this summer? Children in kindergarten through 7th grade will enjoy a summer full of arts, crafts, games, swimming, special events and excursions at our KDHE-Licensed day camp! Day camp runs weekdays 7:30a.m. - 5:30p.m. and is held in the Jon and RuthAnn Wefald Pavilion in City Park. Choose one, two or all three sessions. Camp fees include ALL lunches, snacks, trips and activities.
Session I: June 1-26 - $500
Session II: June 29-July 2 - $100
Session III: July 6 - July 31 - $500
Important deadlines:
January 5 - Health Form Packets available - Camper Info Form     Health Forms
February 27 - Deadline for completed health form packets to be turned in at Parks and Recreation Office in City Park
March 2 - ONLINE enrollment begins
April 1 - WALK-IN enrollment begins
May 27 & 28 - Parent orientation (mandatory) at 4pm in the Pavilion.
Questions? Call 587-2757 or email Kathy Swan

Ice Rink Hours of Operation and Information

Ice Skate HERE

Stay In Touch!

Be the first to know — get emails or text messages on new activities, park updates, weather notifications and more. To get our Updates and Alerts via email, please click HERE. Follow us on Twitter @ManhattanPRD and LIKE us on Facebook

Strategic Facility Improvement Plan - Underway Now

For information about the Manhattan Parks and Recreation Strategic Facility Improvement Plan underway now, please visit our Park Plan page.

City Park Pool Parking, Pedestrian/Bicycle & Drainage Improvements
Click Here to see the plan. Email Angie Sutton to provide input.

Reserve a Facility

Facility, Field, Court and Shelter Reservation Forms

Become a Sponsor
As a leader in the industry, we constantly look for ways to enhance and improve assets, facilities, programs, services and events for the citizens and visitors of Manhattan. We currently have 14 options available for sponsorship for 2015. See the opportunities here or to have me contact you, please email Angie Sutton.

Rate Your Coach
Rate Your CoachWe want your feedback. Rate Your Coach allows you to provide positive or negative feedback of coach's performance. Please take a few minutes to complete the evaluation. You will need your coach's ID number. Some points to consider in your rating process are motivation, knowledge and interpersonal skills. This information will help us in our effort to provide the best coaching experience for you and your child.

Our Mission
Our mission is to enrich life by providing opportunities for recreation, conserving the natural environment and beautifying the city.

Our Philosophy
The philosophy of the Recreation Division of the Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department is to provide and create affordable, recreational, cultural, educational and leisure opportunities to benefit and enhance the lives of all citizens in the community.

Contact Us
Edward Eastes
Director of Parks and Recreation
1101 Fremont St.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Email Edward Eastes

Angie Sutton
Community Relations Director
1101 Fremont St.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Email Angie Sutton

Ph: (785) 587-2757
Fx: (785) 587-2727
ManRec: (785) 587-2700

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday

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