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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

Facility Rentals

COVID-19 Restrictions:

Please note facility rentals are limited due to COVID-19. Indoor facilities are unvailable 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: $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 (12 pm - 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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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 2020 Activity Guide

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