Parks & Recreation

Administration

Kenneth Lehr, Park and Recreation Director
Thomas Steines, Assistant Park and Recreation Director/Summer Program Coordinator

Events and Updates

The West Goshen Township Park and Recreation Department offers a variety of quality public recreation opportunities for the benefit of West Goshen residents at an affordable price in a fun and safe environment.

Learn about the skatepark and dogpark at Robert E. Lambert Park.

Arbor Day Tree Planting:  The West Goshen Park and Recreation Board will recognize National Arbor Day by planting a tree at West Goshen Community Park. All are welcome to attend.

Township Yard Sale:  West Goshen residents can register to include their properties on the map and directory for the Saturday, May 5th Township Yard Sale.

Bus Trips:  See the list of West Goshen Park and Recreation 2018 bus trips.

Spring Auto Show: The Delaware Valley Oldsmobile Club will be displaying their classic automobiles on Saturday, May 19th at West Goshen Community Park. Residents may register to show their unique vehicles too!

Now Hiring: We are currently accepting applications for summer counselors (ages 18+) and junior counselors (ages 16 & 17) for our 2018 Summer Recreation and Summer Teen Programs.  Applications for Employment are available online.

Summer Recreation Program and Summer Teen Program: West Goshen Township hosts summer recreation programs for both children (ages 5 – 12) and teens (ages 13-15). The 2018 Summer Recreation Program and Summer Teen Program will be held weekday mornings between Monday, June 18th and Friday, August 10th. The Summer Recreation Program is held at Barker Park, Coopersmith Park and West Goshen Community Park. The Summer Teen Program is held at Lambert Park. Registration will be held on Saturday, May 12th (8 – 11 AM) and Saturday, May 19th (9 – 11 AM) at the Township Admin Building. Contact Summer Program Coordinator Tom Steines for more information at 610 – 696 – 5266 x 4103 or at TSteines@westgoshen.org .

Beginner Sports Clinics: The West Goshen Park and Recreation Department offers beginner instruction in a variety of fun and popular sports including soccer, ice hockey, tennis, lacrosse, skateboarding and T – Ball! Our Afternoon Sports Clinics provide the equipment and the instruction for seven clinics.

Pavilion rentals are available for groups at Barker Park, located on Falcon Lane and Westtown Road, Coopersmith Park, located on Spring Lane, and West Goshen Community Park, located on N. Five Points and Fern Hill Roads. Each park is equipped with picnic tables, charcoal grills, ball fields and playground areas.  A rental fee is charged for the use of electricity, water and rest rooms. Township parks are open daily from dawn to dusk. Groups may check the availability of these facilities by contacting the Park and Recreation Office at 610-696-5266 or by e-mailing Klehr@westgoshen.org. The Application for Pavilion Rental is available online.

Did you know that many of the events sponsored by the West Goshen Park and Recreation Board are free to the public? The West Goshen Park and Recreation Board asks anyone attending a free public event to bring a donation of a dry good item for the West Chester Food Cupboard and the Coatesville Veterans Hospital.

Events just don’t happen…they require the efforts of many. You can help The Friends of West Goshen Parks by becoming a member.

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