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REMINDER: JUNE BRUSH COLLECTION

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Brush pickup for the month of June begins June 27, 2022. During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Please have your brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that first day in the morning at 7 a.m. Brush will... more

JUNE BRUSH PICKUP

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Brush pickup for the month of June begins June 27, 2022. Following the storms that moved through Goshen June 13, the Street Department worked to clean up the roads from trees, limbs and debris in the most impacted areas of the city. Street Crews used the rest of the week to pick up the bulk of... more

CITY JUNETEENTH EVENT TO CELEBRATE FREEDOM FOR ALL

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Commemorating the end of slavery, and renewing hope and commitment to a vibrant and flourishing future, the City of Goshen Community Relations Commission is hosting a Juneteenth Celebration at Shanklin Park (411 W. Plymouth Ave.) on Sunday, June 19 from 12 p.m.–4 p.m. The event will feature local... more

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Board of Zoning Appeals

Today, 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

INDEPENDENCE DAY

Monday, July 4, 2022

All City Offices closed due to the holiday

Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, July 4, 2022, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81801258378 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 847 4800 4365 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

Facility Rentals

COVID-19 Restrictions:

Please note facility rentals are limited due to COVID-19. Indoor facilities are unavailable to rent through the end of 2020. Outdoor facilities are limited to gatherings of 50 or fewer. If you have any questions, please call 574-534-2901 during our business hours of 7 am - 4 pm Monday - Friday or email us at goshenparks@goshencity.com

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 7 am to 4 pm. 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 (7 am-4 pm, 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.

RENTAL FEES & DEPOSITS

Please note the entire amount, including the rental fee and deposit, is due at the time of reservation. The deposit is not included in the rental fee.

Online Facility Reservations


Schrock Pavilion:

Located in Shanklin Park, 411 W. Plymouth Ave. 
Capacity: 150
Rental Fee: $400 + tax (8 am - 10 pm)
Deposit: $200 + valid government issued ID 

Click here for Online Facility Reservations

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

Click here for Online Facility Reservations

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: 130
Rental Fee: $150 + tax (12 pm - 10 pm)
Deposit: $75 + valid government issued ID

Click here for Online Facility Reservations

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)

Click here for Online Facility Reservations

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)

Click here for Online Facility Reservations

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)

Click here for Online Facility Reservations

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)

Click here for Online Facility Reservations

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)

Click here for Online Facility Reservations

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.


Kauffman Pavilion:

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

Click here for Online Facility Reservations

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 - 10 pm)
Deposit: $100 + valid government issued ID

Click here for Online Facility Reservations

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

Click here for Online Facility Reservations


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