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PARK RESTROOMS CLOSED FOR THE COLD SEASON

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The Goshen Parks and Recreation Department has closed a portion of the City Parks' restrooms that are not heated for the fall/winter season. The following is a list of facilities that will remain open throughout the season: Heated Restroom facilities: Abshire Cabin, 1302 E. Lincoln Ave.Shanklin... more

SATURDAY ROAD CLOSURE: EAST LINCOLN AVENUE

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Both lanes of East Lincoln Avenue will be closed east of Steury Avenue to Blackport Drive on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The closure will allow construction crews to install water main across the road at N. 20th, N. 21st, and N. 23rd Streets. The detour for westbound traffic will be Blackport... more

UPDATE FROM ELKHART COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Thursday, October 8, 2020

The following message is from the Elkhart County Health Department: Elkhart County is in the middle of a large, troubling spike in the number of Covid-19 cases. We have seen a steady increase in new cases since the middle of September, and there is no sign of a leveling off or a decrease in these... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, October 26, 2020, 2:00pm

To access a live streaming of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81519475010

Shade Tree Board

Monday, October 26, 2020, 7:00pm

Board of Zoning Appeals

Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 4:00pm

To view the live stream of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89051557762

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 2020 Activity Guide

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