DISTRICT INFO

Welcome to the Manhattan Park District! The MPD was established in 1964 and has actively served the public recreation needs of Manhattan since founded. With nearly 270 acres of property and 10 developed parks and facilities, the MPD serves a region of nearly 36 square miles encompassing all of Manhattan Township, and provides value to a population of nearly 10,000 people.

Our 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.

Staff Directory

Administration

Jay Kelly Executive Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 815.478.3324 ext. 208
Lacinda Shawver Finance/HR/IT Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 815.478.3324 ext. 207

Parks & Planning

Bob Gainous Superintendent of Parks & Planning This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 815.478.3324 ext. 205
Sid Gainous Parks Foreman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Matt Mowinski Parks Maintenance This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Recreation Supervisor

Shannon Forsythe Superintendent of Recreation This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 815.478.3324 ext. 206
MacKenzie O’Connor Recreation Supervisor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 815-478-3428ext. 210
Rebecca Lynch Office Assistant This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 815.478.3324 ext. 212
Vicki Pacewic Recreation Supervisor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 815.478.3324 ext. 204

Bid Information

The Manhattan Park District reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, reject non-conforming bids, reject conditional bids, waive irregularities in the bidding procedure, or to accept any bid that in its sole opinion best serves the interests of the Park District.

No current items up for bid at this time.