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WHAT’S THE BUZZ? MOSQUITO PREVENTION IS WORTHWHILE!

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Spring and summer bring mosquitoes. “How many” depends on how wet the season is. The City will continue its program of placing larvicide in catch basins, which are potential breeding sites. It is one of the most cost-effective measures the City can take. The City has not sprayed for mosquitoes... more

Free tickets to Freedom Fest no longer available at City Hall

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The free tickets Mayor Jeremy Stutsman and City Council had secured to America’s Freedom Fest —a day-long event of airshows and fireworks Saturday, July 1, to celebrate Independence Day—have all been picked up at City Hall. There are no more free tickets available at this time. Information for purchasing... more

Pike Street/US 33 Northern Connector Project: Pike and Main streets to be closed until fall

Monday, June 26, 2017

On Tuesday, June 27, Rieth-Riley Construction will open the newly constructed section of Pike Street from the Elkhart River bridge to Second Street and close Pike Street between Second Street and Main Street. Third Street will remain open to through traffic. Access to businesses and residences will... more

Upcoming Events All »

America's Freedom Fest

Saturday, July 1, 2017, 8:00am

Celebrate Independence Day at the Goshen Municipal Airport with this day-long celebration. This event includes a runway run, a twilight airshow, and a fireworks display. SCHEDULE: 8 a.m. – 5k walk/run at runway, 3 p.m. – Main gates open, 5 p.m. – Pull a Bomber competition, 7 p.m. – Airshow, 10 p.m. – FREE - fireworks display

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, July 3, 2017, 2:00pm

INDEPENDENCE DAY

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

City offices will be closed on this day.

Facility Rental

To Reserve a Parks Department Facility:

You may check the availability of a facility by phoning the Parks Administrative Office at (574) 534-2901 with the date and location you desire.  To reserve a facility, stop in the Parks Office at 607 W. Plymouth Avenue, Goshen, IN 46526, during regular business hours of Monday through Friday, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm, to complete a rental agreement and make payment  (must be at least 21 years of age to rent a facility).


Schrock Pavilion:


Located in Shanklin Park, 411 W. Plymouth Ave. 
Capacity: 150
Rental Fee: $350 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $200 + valid driver’s license 

Amenities include:  large enclosed area, tables and chairs, fireplace, large kitchen area, space available for DJ and dancing.  Access to playground, public pool, trails, ball diamonds, and canoeing.  Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Abshire Cabin:


Located in Abshire Park, 1302 E Lincoln Ave.
Capacity: 30
Rental Fee: $200 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $100 + valid driver’s license

Amenities include:  cozy cabin feeling that is ideal for small socials or professional meetings, kitchen area, tables and chairs, access to tubing hill, cross country skiing, Pumpkinvine Trail and interpretive trails.  Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Rieth Interpretive Center:


Located in Millrace Park, 410 W. Plymouth Ave. 
Capacity: 50
Rental Fee: $150 + tax for first 4 hours, $25 + tax for each additional hour
Deposit: $100 + valid driver’s license

Amenities include:  enclosed area, kitchen, tables and chairs, dividable area, bird viewing room, access to Millrace Canal, classified forest and trails.  Available Tuesday - Friday. Not for profit rates available Tues - Thurs with copy of non-profit certificate.


Fidler Pavilion:


Located in Pringle Park, 1912 W. Lincoln Ave.
Capacity: 100
Rental Fee: $125 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $75 + valid driver’s license

Amenities include: picnic tables, large open-air pavilion, kitchen facility,electrical outlets, attached restrooms, access to playground. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Rogers Pavilion:


Located in Rogers Park, 102 Chicago Ave.
Capacity: 150
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $75 + valid driver’s license

Amenities include: picnic tables, large open-air pavilion, outdoor grills, access to water, electrical outlets, attached restrooms, and access to playground. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Riverside Pavilion:


Located in Shanklin Park, 411 W Plymouth Ave
Capacity: 50       
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $50 + valid driver’s license

Amenities include: picnic tables, open-air pavilion, outdoor grills, access to water, electrical outlets, restrooms, playground, Shanklin Pool, canoeing, and trails.  Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Walnut Pavilion:


Located in Walnut Park, 224 Oakridge Ave.
Capacity: 50
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $50 + valid driver’s license

Amenities include:  picnic tables, open-air pavilion, outdoor grills, access to water, electrical outlets, restrooms, playground, and splashpad.   Reserve for a Splashpad Birthday Party.  Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Oakridge Pavilion:


Located in Oakridge Park, 715 N First St.
Capacity: 50
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $50 + valid driver’s license

Amenities include:  picnic tables, open-air pavilion, outdoor grills, access to water, electrical outlets, restrooms, playground, and trails. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate. Access to Maple City Greenway Trails.


Rieth Pavilion:


Located at 1508 S. 13th St.
Capacity: 50
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $50 + valid driver's license

Amenities include: splash pad, picnic tables and grills, electrical outlets, restrooms, access to basketball court & playground. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday  with copy of non-profit certificate.


Hay Pavilion:


Located in Hay Park, 1414 West Plymouth Ave.
Capacity: 50
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $50 + valid driver’s license

Amenities include:  picnic tables, open-air pavilion, outdoor grills, access to water, electrical outlets, restrooms, playground, and trails. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate. Access to Maple City Greenway Trails.


Kauffman Pavilion:


Located in Allan J. Kauffman Park, 212 Prospect Avenue
Capacity: 50
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $50 + valid driver’s license

Amenities include:  community garden, electrical outlets, restrooms in pavilion, trails, children’s interactive art & music play areas, hill slide, look–out towers, climbing wall and open play space. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Chiddister Pavilion:


Located in Fidler Pond Park, 1424 Lincolnway East
Capacity: 100
Rental Fee: $200 + tax (8 am - 8 pm)
Deposit: $100 + valid driver’s license

Amenities include:   fireplace, electrical outlets, picnic tables & grills, restrooms in pavilion, kitchen facility, 80 acre pond, canoe/kayak/pedal boat rentals, fishing pole rentals, catch & release bank fishing. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Park Picnic Areas:

Areas with picnic tables and grills at Shanklin Park are available for reservations
Rental Fee: $5/table + tax


For more information, please consult our current Parks & Recreation Program Guide.