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SEPTEMBER STORMWATER TOOLBOX NEWSLETTER

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Stormwater is the only growing source of water pollution in our nation and adding illicit discharges to the mix just doesn’t help. A big thank you to City staff and departments for helping prevents, identify and at times clean up a handful of illicit discharges over the past month. Remember,... more

COMMUNITY SURVEY

Thursday, September 19, 2019

The following is a press release from the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership: The South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership, in collaboration with numerous community organizations, is launching a Brand Development Project for the region. The goal of this project is to develop a brand and marketing... more

INTERSECTION CLOSURE: JACKSON AND 9TH STREETS

Thursday, September 19, 2019

The City will close the intersection of Jackson and 9th Street beginning Friday, Sept. 20 around noon, to install a table top intersection. This is where the trail crosses from one side to the other and the table top intersection will make this crossing more visible to the traveling public. The... more

Upcoming Events All »

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, September 23, 2019, 7:00pm

Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 4:00pm

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, September 30, 2019, 2:00pm

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!


To view current programs and activities, please consult the 2019 Program Guide

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