How do I check availability and rent a parks facility?

Reservations for facilities can be made online beginning at 7 AM up to 365 days prior at  Click on “Departments,” “Parks & Forestry,” and then “Facility Reservations Online.” Click on “Click here to login…”.  This will bring you to the login screen for the ActiveNet reservation system.  Once you create an account, click on “Reservations” below the Manitowoc heading.  You then have two options:  “Facility Reservations” or “View Facilities.”  If you would like to check the availability of the facility before making the reservation, choose “View Facilities.”  Cabins and fieldhouses are rented from 9 AM to midnight.  Other facilities, such as concession stands and open air shelters are rented from 9 AM to 11 PM.

Reservations can also be made up to one year in advance over the phone with a credit card by calling (920) 686-3580 or in person at the Parks Office, 900 Quay St. from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday.  You can pay by credit/debit card, cash or check at the Parks Office.  Payment must be made in full (rental fee plus deposit) at the time of reservation.  Partial payments are not accepted.

If your reservation falls into one of the categories below, you must must make the reservation over the phone or in person at the Parks Office:

  • You would like to book a facility one week or less in advance of the event,
  • Your organization is tax exempt, or
  • You need to make changes to or cancel your reservation.
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