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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Brian Tungate



Vince Maas



Administrative Assistant:
Lori Walbrun

Second Floor, City Hall
140 Main Street
Menasha, Wisconsin

Phone: 920-967-3640
Fax: 920-967-5272

Due to the rainy forecast for Tuesday, July 22, we have decided to postpone the Outdoor Movie Night at Clovis Grove Park Shelter.

Please join us for the clothing decorating activity and showing of "Despicable Me"

on TUESDAY, JULY 29 - beginning at 7:30pm for the activity and movie starting at 8:45pm.


If you are in question if your child's program has been moved

or cancelled, please contact our

Program Cancellation Line at 967-3657.


This line is updated as information is received in the office.

Thank you.



Prime Time for Teens!  FREE 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament  June 13, 2014 at Hart Park


Click Here to access more information



Summer Recreation and Pool Information

Activity guides will be mailed to all City of Menasha residents in mid-March.  Once the Activity Guide is mailed, program registration can be dropped off  or mailed into our office.    Mail-in or drop-off program registration spots will be reserved for City of Menasha residents through March 31.  Non-residents may register starting April 1.  On-line registration will begin on Monday, March 24 (swimming lessons are not included and must be done via mail-in or drop-off).

Programs are scheduled to begin the week of June 16.  There are some programs that will begin earlier, please be aware of class dates noted in the guide. 

Click Here to view the 2014 Summer Activity Guide

Drop-off and mail-in registration will not be accepted until the guides are mailed.   We are anticipating mailing of the guide to occur later in the week of March 17.  On-line registration will begin March 24.  Additional copies of the Activity Guide will be available in our office and at the Menasha Public Library as soon as we receive them from the printer.  Please contact our office at (920) 967-3640 with any questions.


Limited Financial Assistance

There is limited financial assistance available to City of Menasha youth who cannot afford the full price of a program, lesson or pool pass.  Funding for this program comes from from donations so the amount available varies from year to year.  Applications are available at the Parks and Recreation department office or by clicking the link above.  A minimum of three (3) business days is required to review requests for financial assistance.


Positive Youth Development Grant Program

The goal of this program is to have youth (middle school and high school ages) to identify and plan an activity, program, or project that benefits City kids.

It's easy to apply, click HERE for an application.


2012-2016 Open Space and Recreation Plan Approved by Common Council.  Click HERE to view a copy.


Our Mission

To provide high quality and affordable programs, facilities, parks and open spaces for the benefit of all residents of Menasha.