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Manhattan Parks and Recreation
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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.


Stay In Touch
Be the first to know — get emails or text messages on new activities, park updates, weather notifications and more. To sign up, please click here. @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.

Ice Rink Hours of Operation and Information
Ice Skate HERE

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 guide and register. 

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.
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Ice Rink Thanksgiving Weekend Hours
Manhattan's Indoor Ice Rink special hours for Thanksgiving weekend Read on...

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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