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  1. City of Manhattan Parks and Recreation delays pool opening

    For the safety and comfort of our guests, City of Manhattan Parks and Recreation will delay opening City Park Pool and Northview Pool until Mon., May 25. The decision is based on current water temperatures and the predicted forecast over Memorial Weekend. Read on...
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    Manhattan Municipal Band Celebrates 95th Season

    Manhattan’s municipal band has deep-seated roots and an extensive history in the community. The band celebrates its 95th season this summer with eight performances in the Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park. Read on...
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    Nelson is selected as member of inaugural CYSA Leadership Committee

    Chris Nelson, recreation supervisor, has been selected as a founding member of the Certified Youth Sports Administrator Leadership Committee. The committee will help guide policy and standards in youth sports programming and administration nationally. Read on...
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    Thompson appointed to Governor's Council on Fitness

    Kansas Health & Environment Secretary Susan Mosier, M.D., appointed Wyatt Thompson, MPRD park planner, to the Governor’s Council on Fitness, with a three-year term beginning in 2015. Read on...
  5. Galvan, Smithson and Nelson earn national certifications

    Manhattan Parks and Recreation staff members have earned national certifications which recognize the level of professional credential and dedication to the parks and recreation field. Read on...
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    Float the Kansas River

    Register today for a float tour of the Kansas River in your canoe or kayak on Sat., Aug. 1! Bring your own or rent one! Read on...
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    Summer Activities Guide

    Manhattan Parks and Recreation offers swim lessons, aquatic classes, youth summer theater, adult co-rec kickball and more! Browse our Summer Activities Guide to see what's available. Read on...
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