Welcome to Virtual Recreation

The City of Manhattan continues to take a proactive approach towards slowing the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). ALL FACILITIES, PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES, AND SPECIAL EVENTS ARE CANCELED UNTIL AT LEAST MAY 17, 2020.

All Parks and Recreation programs, activities, and facility rentals will be closed or canceled during this time period. This includes youth and adult sports, camps, waterparks, the skate park, splash parks, senior activities, special populations activities, and community events. All public playgrounds, turf fields, and park restrooms are closed. The Flint Hills Discovery Center, Sunset Zoo, and the Douglass Center are also closed. Please note, our animals and parks continue to be cared for. 

Despite these closures and cancelations, Manhattan Parks & Recreation encourages community members to continue to stay active, connected, and enriched during this time. Below is a list of virtual recreation resources.

*** Remember to avoid crowds and maintain a safe physical/social distance of at least 6-feet away from others! ***

Virtual Rec

Stay Active!

Take care of your body. Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate. Try to eat healthy, exercise regularly, and get plenty of sleep. Take time to unwind and try to do activities you enjoy.

INDOOR ACTIVITIES

Train at home with these fitness tutorials.

Kids dance, yoga, sports, and more!

Cooking & recipes.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES 

Get out of the house!

DON’T FORGET YOUR PETS! 

Fur friends need exercise, too!

BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS 

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EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES 

Need some ideas for your Coronaschool day?

EMOTIONAL HEALTH SUPPORT 

Help is available if you need it.

STAY CONNECTED

Connect, take breaks, be mindful.

  • Catch up with a friend or relative you may have not spoken to. When was the last time you wrote a letter?
  • Talk with people you trust about how you’re feeling.
  • Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate. It’s important to practice self-care, even for just a few minutes each day. There are many resources online.
  • Put down the mobile device and take a break! Turn off the news and be free for a while.   

EXPLORE, ENRICH, & ENGAGE

GET CREATIVE

TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR

Get out without leaving the house. 

COVID-19 REPUTABLE RESOURCES

*Please note, these links are not a product endorsement nor do they represent the opinions of the City of Manhattan or its entities. We are not paid nor are we collecting payment for any third-party sites or services listed or referenced on this page - we simply think they may be helpful. This page will be continuously updated with new resources.

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