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The Goshen Parks and Recreation Department will once again hold its annual Fidler Pond’s Fantastic Fishing Derby for kids on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Fidler Pond Park, 1424 Lincolnway East.

Awards will be given to participants ages 3-17 for the first fish caught, the smallest fish caught, the largest fish caught, and whatever else Parks and Recreation staff think of to award!

The event fee is $3, and no fishing license is required. Participants should bring their own poles and bait. For more information and to register, visit goshenindiana.org/parks-rec. Registration closes June 7.

Save the date for other summer parks and recreation events:

  • Dive-in Movie Night at Shanklin Pool, Saturday, June 8th, at 8 p.m.
  • Pop-up Water Park at Pringle Park, Saturday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Kids’ and Teens’ Triathlon, Shanklin Park, Saturday, July 6, 2024
  • Splash-Tastic Weekend at Abshire Park, Friday, July 26 – Sunday, July 28
  • Rock the Quarry Triathlon, Saturday, August 10
  • Touch a Truck, Shanklin Park, Saturday, August 24

Goshen Parks Master Plan Survey

The Goshen Parks Department needs the community’s help to update the Parks Master Plan, which outlines strategies the department will pursue to continuously improve facilities and services over the next five years. The assignment of the Goshen Park and Recreation Department is to support a healthier community, by increasing marketing efforts and programming to a changing demographic and a diverse community that encourages seniors, young adults, families, teens, and children into the parks.

Here are a few ways you can get involved and help to decide the future of Goshen Parks!

  1. Completing our survey is one of the ways you can share your thoughts and comments on what you would like to see in your parks.
  2. Please invite your friends and family to take this survey too!

English – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/goshen-parks

The survey will be open until September 22.

Upload photos that represent what you love about Goshen Parks and Trails by using our photo survey link.

¡El Departamento de Parques de Goshen está actualizando el Plan Maestro de Parques y necesitamos su ayuda!

¡Aquí hay algunas maneras en que puede participar y ayudar a decidir el futuro de los parques de Goshen!

  1. Tome nuestra encuesta en la que puede compartir sus pensamientos y comentarios sobre lo que le gustaría ver en sus parques.
  2. ¡Por favor, invite a sus amigos y familiares a tomar esta encuesta también!

Español – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/goshen-parks?lang=es

La encuesta estará abierta hasta el 22 de Septiembre.

Sube fotos que representen lo que te encanta de los parques y senderos de Goshen link.

To view the Parks Master Plan for 2019-2023 click here.