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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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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

City Council

Monday, July 4, 2022, 6:00pm

Outdoor Activities

Fidler Pond’s Fantastic Fishing Derby


Calling all fishers! Bring your families, fishing poles and bait to Fidler Pond
Park to join us for our annual Fantastic Fishing Derby. 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 we ca
n think of to award! No fishing
license is required for this event.
When: Saturday, June 18 from 10 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Fidler Pond Park, 1424 Lincolnway East
Fee: $3 per person
Ages: 3–17
Register: Now through June 17 at Goshen Park Office, 524 East Jackson Street, or online
Contact: Tyler Moles at 903-8086


 


Elkhart River Canoe and Fidler Pond Boat Rentals

Take a canoe trip on the Elkhart River or enjoy Fidler Pond with a canoe, kayak or pedal boat. Life jackets are provided for ages 4 and up (not recommended for children ages 3 and under). An adult must accompany children under age 18.

Season: April 15–October 15
Maximum capacity per canoe: two adults and two children or three adults.

  • Plan accordingly! Please take note of the water currents, obstructions and weather.
  • Glass containers are prohibited.
  • Please do not litter. Pack it in, pack it out!

Fidler Pond Boat Rentals

Visit the red barn at Fidler Pond Park, 1424 Lincolnway East, for your boat rentals.

  • One- or 2-hour boat rentals.
  • Rentals offered daily beginning at 8 am; all boat returns are 1 hour prior to dusk, so please plan accordingly.

Fidler Pond Boat Rental Fees

  • Canoe, kayak and pedal boat rental fees are $10 (tax included) per hour per boat.
  • Fishing pole rental (for bank fishing) is $2/2 hours.
  • Life jackets are mandatory while on Fidler Pond; if you bring your own canoe or kayak and need a life jacket, rental is $2/2 hours.

Elkhart River Canoe Trip

  • Shanklin Park on West Plymouth Avenue to Ox Bow County Park.
  • Trip length is approximately 4 hours.
  • Canoe trip is offered daily: 10 am departure, 2 pm pickup.
  • Shuttle service is provided from Ox Bow Park back to​ Shanklin Park. Parents/guardians must supply car/booster seats for children.
  • Visit the Goshen Park Department Administration Office 96 hours in advance to make your Elkhart River canoeing reservations.

Elkhart River Canoe Rental Fees

  • Rental fee is $40 + tax per canoe.

Mullet Park Disc Golf Course
Location: 505 South Indiana Avenue
Cost: Free
NO onsite parking. Please park at the north end of Shanklin Park. A big thank you to Kevin Hinkle and Stuart Meade for the
nine-hole course’s vision, design and setup.


Sprocket Dog Park

Location: 109 South 9th Street
Features: Large/small dog areas, doggie drinking fountain
and fun play features; the park is conveniently located at the
north end of the Ninth Street Trail. We thank the East Lincoln
Crossroads Neighborhood Association for leading the effort to
create Goshen’s new dog park.


Tubing and Cross Country Skiing

Tubes and cross-country skis are available to rent at the Goshen Parks & Recreation Office, 524 East Jackson Street. Neither Abshire Cabin nor the tubing hill is staffed. Season begins in December and ends in late March (when there is sufficient snow cover).

Tube & Ski Rental Fees

  • Daily Tube: $5 plus tax
  • Daily Ski: $10 plus tax

To view current programs and activities, please consult the 2022 Activity Guide

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