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John F. Mann Recreational Park

Spend a day at the park, the FSS John Mann Park on Doughboy Loop. Along with a wide-open area for picnics and group events, the park features batting cages, mini-golf, go-karts, horseshoe pits, volleyball and basketball courts, and a playground for kids. The park is open to all eligible ID holders and their guests.

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Fun Cards and Daily Rates

Batting Cages:  $2 per token / 15 pitches. 2 Slow Pitch and 2 Fast Pitch Cages. Bat and helmet are provided.

Mini Golf (18 holes):  $3 adults; $2 for ages 5 to 17. Club and golf ball rental are included in the price and all children must be supervised by an adult.

Go-Kart Track:  $10 per cart/ride. Karts will not be available if the track is wet due to safety concerns. Drivers must be age 13 and older and 58” in height to drive solo. Driver must be age 18 and older to drive a passenger. Passenger must be age 4 and older and 36" in height to ride along. 

Fun Card Package: 
Cost:  $22

  • 2 Go-Kart Rides
  • 4 Batting Cage Tokens
  • 1 Mini-Golf Rounds    

Need Party Gear?

FSS Outdoor Recreation and Equipment Resource Center, located in Bldg. 6045 on Doughboy Loop, can provide party equipment to make your event easy and affordable. Ask an ODR staff member about renting the following items for your event:

Super Cooker (charcoal grill), Gas Grill (propane tanks also available), Inflatable Jumpers (variety of themes), Monster Slide, Dunk Tanks, Coolers and Chairs, Family Games such as Baggo, Potato sacks, flag football, Tug of War ropes and more.

Park reservations and payment may be made at FSS Outdoor Recreation Dix at the Equipment Resources Center in Bldg. 6045 on Doughboy Loop.

Group Rates

Group rates for park activities are available with advance notification or request. Rates are based on the size of your group. Group requests must be completed through the Outdoor Recreation office in advance. Minimum participation is twenty guests.

Note: Alcoholic beverages are permitted as long as the group is properly licensed and all pets MUST be leashed and curbed at all times.

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John F. Mann Recreational Park

6057 Doughboy Loop, JBMDL Dix

Hours of Operation  *Weather Permitting*

Spring Season: May 25 thru June 23, 2024
                              Saturday & Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Summer Season: June 27 thru September 1, 2023                                                                                 Thursday - Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm                                                                     
Fall Season: September 7 thru September 29, 2023                                                                   Saturday & Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm  

Winter Season: Closed