Lifelong Recreation (50+)

Manhattan Parks & Recreation offers a variety of activities for persons 50 years of age and older. Younger spouses are welcome to join. Adult-age children may accompany a parent on a space-available basis. If you are not on our mailing list and would like to receive a copy of the schedule, please call 785-587-2754.

Senior Trips & Activities

Summer Session

ProgramLocationDate(s)Days & TimeCost
Early Morning PickleballAnthony Recreation CenterSession 1: 5/22 - 6/21
Session 2: 7/17 - 8/16
Mondays & Wednesdays
8:00am - 11:00am
Early Morning Basketball Free Throw Shooting LeagueAnthony Recreation CenterSession 1: 5/23 - 6/22
Session 2: 7/18 - 8/17
Tuesdays & Thursdays
8:00am - 11:00am
Kansas Star Casino TripMulvane, KSFriday, June 2nd 9:00am - 5:00pm$50
Prairie Band Casino TripTopeka, KSFriday, July 14th9:00am - 5:00pm$50

Click here to register for Lifelong Recreation activities!

View the Lifelong Recreation Summer Registration Form!

Questions? Contact Deacon Ceaser at 785-587-2755 or email 

Adult Pickleball Club

Pickleball is a cross between tennis, table tennis, and badminton. It is played with wooden paddles and a plastic whiffle ball. The object of the game is to hit the ball so that your opponent is unable to hit it back over the net.

8:00am to 12:00pm | Weekdays | Douglass Activity Center | 2 indoor and 1 outdoor courts | Free

During open public hours, drop-in use | Weekdays | Anthony & Eisenhower Recreation Centers | 8 indoor courts | Free

Senior Programs Refund Policy

Registrants/Applicants will receive a full refund if we cancel the program/rental or we may be able to transfer you to another class/rental date. A full refund is granted if request to withdraw/cancel is received one week (seven days) prior to the start date; partial refund when requested between one week and at least 48 hours prior to the start date; and no refund is granted if the request is less than 48 hours in advance or failing to show. Participant withdrawals/rental cancelations must be received during business hours.