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BACKYARD BIKE-IN WITH THE MAYOR

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Join Mayor Jeremy Stutsman for his annual Bike to Work Week Bike Ride, plus live music, food trucks and family activities at the City's Backyard Bike-In event Saturday, May 14 at Powerhouse Park. The Backyard Bike-In runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with the bike ride beginning at 10:30 a.m. The route... more

NOTICE OF CHANGE OF MEETING DATE AND PLACE

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Governing Body: Goshen Economic Improvement District BoardDate of Meeting: May 18, 2022Time of Meeting: 7:30 a.m.Place of Meeting: Goshen City Hall Conference Room 202 S. 5th Street, Goshen, Indiana Pursuant to the provisions of the Open Door Law and Indiana Code 5-14-1.5-5, the Economic Improvement... more

BEAUTIFY GOSHEN 2022

Friday, April 29, 2022

In conjunction with the Goshen Chamber of Commerce’s “Beautify Goshen” Week, the Goshen Street Department will be making additional disposal services available to assist city residents in their “Beautify Goshen” tasks. This free service is offered only during the first full week in... more

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Shade Tree Board

Today, 7:00pm

This meeting is in-person only.

Board of Zoning Appeals

Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 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

MEMORIAL DAY

Monday, May 30, 2022

All City offices will be closed due to the holiday.

Shanklin Pool

Whether your summer fun includes water slides, diving boards, lap swims, open swims, swim lessons, pool parties or just sunbathing, Shanklin Pool is your summer hot spot! Our concession stand is open during public swim hours with a full menu. For additional information, you may contact the pool at (574) 533-7616 or the Parks Office at (574) 534-2901.


Online Registration

We are excited to now be featuring online registration! Click on the link below to register for swim lessons or to reserve the pool. Please note a convenience fee of 2.85% is assessed to each credit/debit card transaction.

Online Registration


Open Public Swim Hours:

Monday - Friday: (Daily Hours) 12 noon - 4 pm; (Twilight Hours)  6 - 8 pm
Saturday & Sundays: 12 noon - 7 pm


Resident and Non-Resident Fees:

Goshen City residents, through city property taxes, contribute substantially to support facilities and programs offered by the Goshen Parks and Recreation Department.  Non-residents are commonly asked to pay an additional amount so they contribute equally with those City residents.  We appreciate non-resident’s understanding in this situation regarding our fee structure.  A City resident is anyone who lives within the City limits of Goshen.


Open Public Swim Rates

Daily Admission

Ages

Resident/Non-Resident

     2 years and under   

Free

Youth (3-17 years)

$4.00/$5.00

Adults (18+)

$5.00/$6.00

Seniors (60+)

$4.00/$5.00

Twilight Admission

     Returning Daily Visitor     

$2.00

Twilight Visitor Only

   Above daily admission applies    

Season Pass Fees

Ages

Resident/Non-Resident

       Youth (3-17 years)        

$42/$60

Adults (18+)

$52/$70

Seniors (60+)

$38/$48

Family*

$105/$165

*Family consists of parent(s)/guardian(s) and their legal dependents.

Adult Lap Swim                                           
Monday - Friday: 11 am -12 noon
Daily admission applies

Group Rates:
Half-price daily admission is offered to non-profit organizations that have 10 or more guests visiting the pool. Organizations must schedule group visits with the pool manager in advance; call 533-7616 or the Park Office at 534-2901. A Federal Tax ID Number must be presented prior to the visit in order to receive the group rate. Otherwise, the full admission price will be charged- no exceptions. One adult per 10 youths is required.

Pool Rentals:
Available pool hours for rentals are as follows:
Saturdays & Sundays, 10 am - 12 noon or  7 - 9 pm
$225.00 + tax per two-hour time slot, for up to 30 guests


Swim Lessons

Red Cross-Certified Beginner to Advanced Swim Lessons

Swim lessons are offered under the instruction of certified instructors and their assistants. Classes follow the American Red Cross standards, focusing on levels of water exploration, primary skills, stroke readiness and stroke development. Class space is limited, so please register early to ensure availability. Adult lessons and specific stroke training are available upon request; call 533-7616. Beginner lessons are for ages 5+ and are $55.00 per session.

Swim Lesson Session Dates (all sessions are Monday–Friday)
Session I.............. June 6–17

Session II............. June 20–July 1

Session III............ July 4–15

Session IV ........... July 18–29

Swim Lesson Session Times
9:30 - 10 am | 10:15 - 10:45 am | 4:45 - 5:15 pm | 5:30 - 6 pm

Red Cross-Certified Parent and Child Swim Lessons

Our skilled instructors provide a fun learning environment for toddlers while they explore the pool. Swim diapers are required and may be purchased at the pool. During Class A, a parent will accompany the child in the water. During Class B, a parent will accompany 3-year-old children for the first few classes to assist in transition. Fee is $55.00 per session.

Class A: Ages 6 months to 2 years
Class B: Ages 3–4

Parent and Child Swim Session Dates (all sessions are Monday–Friday from 4 - 4:30 pm)
Session I.............. June 6–17

 Session II............. June 20–July 1

 Session III............ July 4–15

 Session IV ........... July 18–29


Shanklin Pool Special Events

Dive-In Movie 

When: Saturday, June 11 at 8 pm

Fee: $3 per person

Guests can float with the aid of water noodles (not provided), relax on the floatable's (not provided) or lounge on the poolside chairs while they enjoy Space Jam, a popular, family-friendly movie. No need to register. Doors will open at 7:30 pm. Pool rules will apply to all patrons. Please note: The diving board and slide will be closed during and after the movie. NO OPEN SWIM DURING THE MOVIE. Pool capacity is limited to the first 200 guests. Dive-in movies are not available for rental or private events. The concession stand will be open during the movie.

College Student Thrifty Thursdays: You won’t need a loan for this! Enjoy some fun in the sun. Each Thursday, college students with a college photo ID will be admitted all day at the twilight rate of $2.

Grandparents’ Summer Sittin’ Tuesdays: Baby-sitting? Spend a day at the pool. Each Tuesday, grandparents receive free admission when accompanied by children 3 years and older. Regular fees apply for grandchildren.

Teen Scene Mondays: Mondays aren’t dreary when it’s summer! Each Monday, teens are admitted all day at the evening rate of $2. Bring your school ID and your friends and celebrate summer Mondays.

Daddy’s Day Dip: Kids, bring your dad to Shanklin for his Father’s Day gift on Sunday, June 19. Picnic in the park or “dine” at Shanklin’s concession stand. Fathers accompanied by children 3 years and older will be admitted free. Regular rates apply for children.

Family Fun Days! Each Wednesday, 6 - 8 pm. Pool games and fun activities. Families are admitted for $6. A family consists of parent(s)/guardian(s) and their legal dependents.

Fair Week: During Fair Week (July 22 to 30), when you visit Shanklin Pool, you receive 1/2 off your pool admission. Season pass holders receive a free slushie!


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

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