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ROAD CLOSURE: WILDEN AVENUE

Friday, March 17, 2023

Wilden Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between Rock Run Creek and Main Street / State Road 15 starting this Monday, March 20, until September for road construction. Traffic will be detoured on Indiana Avenue/CR 21 to CR 26 to Main Street/State Road 15.The project involves rebuilding and improving... more

ROAD CLOSURE: 8TH STREET

Monday, March 13, 2023

The City of Goshen will close South 8th Street between East Plymouth Avenue and East Jackson Street from Tuesday morning, March 14, to Thursday afternoon, March 16, to allow the Water & Sewer Department to replace a sewer lateral. more

REMINDER: CITY TO TEST TONADO SIREN

Monday, March 13, 2023

The City of Goshen Fire Department will test the city’s tornado sirens Tuesday, March 14 between 10 and 10:30 a.m. as part of an annual statewide test of communications systems. While the drill will be sent using live TOR EAS coding (Tornado Warning), it is only a test, and will be postponed... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Works

Today, 2:00pm

To join the webinar please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82986722338 or call 309-205-3325. Webinar ID: 829 8672 2338. Comments are no longer taken online.

Shade Tree Board

Today, 7:00pm

This meeting is in-person only.

Board of Zoning Appeals

Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 4:00pm

To view the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89051557762 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 890 5155 7762

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.

Memorials/Adoptions

The City of Goshen Parks and Recreation Department offers a Memorial Program that provides a wonderful addition to parks and trails throughout the city. Sponsors may purchase a memorial bench or tree that will be placed at their suggested location in one of Goshen's City Parks! Sponsors may also adopt an already existing bench or tree currently in the city parks! Purchased Memorials will include a 5 x 9 plaque with the sponsors name and logo! To purchase or adopt a memorial please fill out the Memorial Bench and Tree Application. Please contact Kimberlee at 574-534-2901 for more information!

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 2023 Activity Guide. 

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