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US 33 BRIDGE NORTHBOUND LANE NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The northbound lane of the new US 33 Bridge opened to traffic late Tuesday morning, May 22, 2018. Rieth-Riley, the contractor working for the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will continue working on the southbound lane, and will open it to traffic a few weeks later. Commuters travelling... more

POSSIBLE LANE CLOSURE MAY 29

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

On the week of May 29, a private contractor will pothole underneath the railroad tracks on College Avenue (CR 36), east of Lincolnway East to locate existing utilities for the development of the new Lippert plant. The contractor may need to close one lane on College Avenue near the railroad tracks.... more

MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS IN GOSHEN

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Date: Monday, May 28, 2018 Place: Police and Courts Building, Goshen, IN to Oakridge Cemetery As a combined project, the Goshen VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars), American Legion and DAV (Disabled American Veterans) are again this year, putting together the Memorial Day Observance. The day's events... more

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MEMORIAL DAY

Monday, May 28, 2018

Memorial Day ceremonies

Monday, May 28, 2018, 8:45am

8:45 a.m. ceremony at Rogers Park 9 a.m. ceremony at Elkhart County courthouse 10:15 a.m. parade kicks off at GPD 11 a.m. ceremony at Oakridge Cemetery

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, May 28, 2018, 7:00pm

Become a Parks Partner

Sponsorship

If you or your business believes in supporting the community, quality of life and the environment, Goshen Parks & Recreation has many sponsorship options to choose from. Tell us your goals, and we’ll work together to design a sponsorship that becomes part of our community’s experience here at the Goshen Parks Department. Your support is fundamental in building, enhancing and maintaining quality programs for all ages of our community. Contact Kimberlee for further details regarding sponsorships, 534-2901.

Sponsor a Child

Sponsor a child to enable him or her to be introduced to a new activity or to expand their existing interests. Make a difference in someone’s life and build brighter futures in our community!

Sponsor a Special Event

Sponsor a special event to assist us in the production of these valued occasions that provide lasting family memories, promote healthy lifestyles and encourage a positive sense of community.

Sponsor a Program

Sponsor a program tailored to your specific interests in such areas as sports, arts, aquatics, nature, camps, field trips and many more.


Volunteer

Have talent, time or enthusiasm? Share it with the community! Work, play and give back all at the same time. Many volunteer opportunities are available through the Parks Department, including tree planting, gardening, and assisting with special events and sports programs. Contact the Park Administrative Office at (574) 534-2901 for more information.


Dedication Program

Are you interested in making a positive contribution to the Goshen Parks that would be appreciated by many people for generations to come? Donations and dedications of trees, plants, flowers, park benches and picnic tables are all welcomed for the Goshen parks. Goshen Parks Department staff provides planting and perpetual care or replacement of plants. Fees cover the cost of the contribution and plaques. Please contact the Goshen Parks Department, for available species and current prices, at 534-2901.


Adopt-A-Park

Help us keep our parks beautiful! Individuals, families, clubs and businesses are encouraged to participate in Goshen Parks & Recreation Department sponsorships. Adopt-A-Park and help with maintenance, litter pickup and plant preservation. For more information, contact the Goshen Parks Department at 534-2901.


Vandalism 

Vandalism in our parks can be a concern, as well as have a negative impact on our budget. It isn’t possible for us to be in the parks at all times, so a few extra “eyes” to notify us about vandalism is very helpful. Your assistance is greatly appreciated!


For more information about Parks programs and activities, please consult our current Parks & Recreation Program Guide.