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RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSURE: INDIANA AVENUE

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The Railroad crossing at Indiana Avenue (CR 21) is closed until Saturday, Aug. 24, as Norfolk Southern works on repairs to the crossing. more

AUGUST BRUSH COLLECTION

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The August brush pickup will begin on Monday, August 26. During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Residents are asked to have their brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that first day in the morning at 7 a.m.... more

GROWING GOSHEN TOGETHER FALL SERIES ANNOUNCED

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Following a successful pilot community conversation in the spring, the Goshen Community Relations Commission (CRC) and Goshen Community Schools (GCS) will embark on a series of events in the next several months that will encourage discourse around topics that uniquely affect Goshen’s residents. A... more

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Facility Rentals

To Reserve a Parks Department Facility:

IN PERSON

To reserve a facility in person, you may stop in at the Parks Office located at 524 E. Jackson St. Monday through Friday from 7am to 4pm. You may check facility availability by calling 574-534-2901 during these hours. If you are renting a facility and are tax exempt or a non-profit organization, you will need to register in person only.

ONLINE

We are pleased to bring you the convenience of online facility rentals. If you are a new patron of the GPRD, you can create your account while browsing programs and facility rentals. If you have been a patron of the GPRD before and are unable to access your account or do not know if you already have an account please call 574-534-2901 (7am-4pm, Mon-Fri) and someone will assist you with your account information and set up. Discover, Mastercard, Visa and American Express accepted. *NOTE: a convenience fee of 2.85% is assessed to each credit/debit card transaction. If you are reserving a facility and are a tax exempt or non-profit organization, you will need to register in person only.

Online Facility Reservations


Schrock Pavilion:

Located in Shanklin Park, 411 W. Plymouth Ave. 
Capacity: 150
Rental Fee: $350 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $200 + valid government issued ID 

Amenities include:  large enclosed area, tables and chairs, fireplace, large kitchen area, space available for DJ and dancing.  Access to playground, public pool, trails, ball diamonds, and canoeing.  Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Abshire Cabin:

Located in Abshire Park, 1302 E Lincoln Ave.
Capacity: 30
Rental Fee: $200 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $100 + valid government issued ID

Amenities include:  cozy cabin feeling that is ideal for small socials or professional meetings, kitchen area, tables and chairs, access to tubing hill, cross country skiing, Pumpkinvine Trail and interpretive trails.  Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Fidler Pavilion:

Located in Pringle Park, 1912 W. Lincoln Ave.
Capacity: 100
Rental Fee: $125 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $75 + valid government issued ID

Amenities include: picnic tables, large open-air pavilion, kitchen facility,electrical outlets, attached restrooms, access to playground. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Rogers Pavilion:

Located in Rogers Park, 102 Chicago Ave.
Capacity: 160
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $75 + valid government issued ID

Amenities include: picnic tables, large open-air pavilion, outdoor grills, access to water, electrical outlets, attached restrooms, and access to playground. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Riverside Pavilion:

Located in Shanklin Park, 411 W Plymouth Ave
Capacity: 50       
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $50 + valid government issued ID

Amenities include: picnic tables, open-air pavilion, outdoor grills, access to water, electrical outlets, restrooms, playground, Shanklin Pool, canoeing, and trails.  Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Walnut Pavilion:

Located in Walnut Park, 224 Oakridge Ave.
Capacity: 50
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $50 + valid government issued ID

Amenities include:  picnic tables, open-air pavilion, outdoor grills, access to water, electrical outlets, restrooms, playground, and splashpad.   Reserve for a Splashpad Birthday Party.  Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Oakridge Pavilion:

Located in Oakridge Park, 715 N First St.
Capacity: 50
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $50 + valid government issued ID

Amenities include:  picnic tables, open-air pavilion, outdoor grills, access to water, electrical outlets, restrooms, playground, and trails. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate. Access to Maple City Greenway Trails.


Rieth Pavilion:

Located at 1508 S. 13th St.
Capacity: 50
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $50 + valid government issued ID

Amenities include: splash pad, picnic tables and grills, electrical outlets, restrooms, access to basketball court & playground. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday  with copy of non-profit certificate.


Hay Pavilion:

Located in Hay Park, 1414 West Plymouth Ave.
Capacity: 50
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $50 + valid government issued ID

Amenities include:  picnic tables, open-air pavilion, outdoor grills, access to water, electrical outlets, restrooms, playground, and trails. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate. Access to Maple City Greenway Trails.


Kauffman Pavilion:

Located in Allan J. Kauffman Park, 212 Prospect Avenue
Capacity: 50
Rental Fee: $75 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $50 + valid government issued ID

Amenities include:  community garden, electrical outlets, restrooms in pavilion, trails, children’s interactive art & music play areas, hill slide, look–out towers, climbing wall and open play space. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Chiddister Pavilion:

Located in Fidler Pond Park, 1424 Lincolnway East
Capacity: 100
Rental Fee: $200 + tax (8 am - 8 pm)
Deposit: $100 + valid government issued ID

Amenities include:   fireplace, electrical outlets, picnic tables & grills, restrooms in pavilion, kitchen facility, 80 acre pond, canoe/kayak/pedal boat rentals, fishing pole rentals, catch & release bank fishing. Not for profit rates available Monday - Thursday with copy of non-profit certificate.


Park Picnic Areas:

Areas with picnic tables and grills at Shanklin Park are available for reservations
Rental Fee: $5/table + tax


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

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