Childcare Facilities & Youth Programs

Community Amenities

Kansas State University

Kansas State University provides a comprehensive guide to choosing child care in the Manhattan area. The Made for Manhattan Facebook group is also a great way to connect with parents in the area and ask for recommendations. 

Childcare Guide

Manhattan Parks and Recreation

Manhattan Parks & Recreation offers a variety of youth sports and programs throughout the year for kids of all ages. Arts and crafts, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, dance, football, swimming, and volleyball, are just some of the offerings. They also have 3 new recreation centers featuring modern facilities, sporting courts, gymnasiums, multi-purpose rooms, batting tunnels, elevated walking tracks, and more.

Learn More about Youth Sports

Learn More about Youth Programs

Learn More about Local Recreation Centers

Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan

Before school, after school and during the summer months the Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan engages members in fun and educational activities that help develop a sound moral compass and influence their ability to succeed in life. Learn more here.

Other Resources

Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas

Raising Riley Child Care Assistance