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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: BYSTANDER TRAINING

Thursday, July 18, 2019

The Goshen Community Relations Commission put out a request for proposals for a workshop for CRC members and elected officials to learn about the need for bystander training. Bystander training is based on social science principles that prepare individuals or groups to address a situation of... more

CITY OF GOSHEN DESIGNATES COOLING CENTERS, OFFERS FREE ACCESS TO POOL THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The City of Goshen, in partnership with the Salvation Army, Maple City Chapel and Goshen Public Library, is working to provide resources for residents during the upcoming days with extreme heat. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for Elkhart County from Thursday,... more

JULY STORMWATER TOOLBOX NEWSLETTER

Monday, July 15, 2019

In this month's Newsletter read about how Indiana's stormwater regulations have only changed once since August 2003 and yet they are a way to keep America the Beautiful, beautiful. Lean about the beautiful and beastly sides of fireworks. Lastly, read about the 11 times the Elkhart River has reached minor... more

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Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, July 29, 2019, 2:00pm

First Fridays

Friday, August 2, 2019

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, August 5, 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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