Special Communities 

Manhattan Parks & Recreation offers a variety of your-round recreation and leisure programs, special events, and services to meet the interests and needs of children, teens, adults, and seniors with disabilities. Programs are designed to develop, enhance, and/or maintain leisure skills, motor skill, socialization, and overall well-being as well as to promote fun and enjoyment.

Summer 2023 Classes

ClassAgeDate(s)Time & LocationCost
Show Stoppers Theatre Performers5+Mondays & Wednesdays
May 15 - June 28
4:30 - 6:30pm @ Purple Masque Theatre at KSU$95
Bowling Blast5+Tuesdays, May 16 - July 184:00 - 5:00pm @ KSU Union Bowling Center$80
Basketball Free Throw Shooting League5+Thursdays, May 18 - July 204:30 - 7:00pm @ Anthony Rec Center (Ct. 1 & 2)$75
3 on 3 Basketball League5+Fridays, May 19 - July 214:30 - 7:00pm @ Anthony Rec Center (Ct. 1 & 2)$75

Click here to register for Special Communities activities!

View the Special Communities Summer Registration Form!

Questions? Contact Deacon Ceaser at 785-587-2755 or email deacon.ceaser@cityofmhk.com.  

Volunteer Coaches & Buddies

This program wouldn’t be possible without the volunteerism of our community! We are always looking for coaches and "buddies" to work with our special populations. To apply, print, fill out, and turn the form below in to the Parks and Recreation office.

Volunteer Application