Vision Statement

The Manhattan Park District Aspires to Create Community Partnerships Built on traditional MISSION. The Manhattan Park District’s mission is to pursue excellence in program and facility management, to maintain and redevelop facilities as necessary, 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

Department Contacts by Email  

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