Parks & Recreation


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.

Now Hiring! Summer Teen Program Counselors: The West Goshen Park and Recreation Department is currently seeking enthusiastic applicants facilitate and supervise safe and enjoyable outdoor activities for participants of West Goshen’s Summer Teen Program. Position is part – time and begins on June 17th and runs eight weeks through August 9th. Click HERE for more information.

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

Summer Concert Series:  Check out the schedule for the 2019 West Goshen Summer Concert Series.

Decorated Bicycle Parade:  West Goshen residents can register to participate in the July 4th Decorated Bicycle Parade.

Bus Trips:  Schedule of 2019 bus trips is now available.

Shakespeare in the Park:  Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company returns to West Goshen Community Park with a production of Measure for Measure on Saturday, June 20th at 7:00 PM.

Summer Recreation Program: Our 2019 Summer Recreation Program is currently at full capacity. To be placed on the wait list for West Goshen Community Park email with your last name, telephone number and number of children.

Summer Teen Program: Learn more about our popular Summer Teen Program for teens (ages 13-15) at Lambert Park!

Afternoon Sports Clinics: Children are invited to learn a new sport or two this summer with our Afternoon Sports Clinics!

Dogpark: The dogpark is open year-round however it is closed for routine maintenance Monday through Thursday between 10:00 AM and 11:30 AMClick HERE for the rules and additional information.

Lambert Skatepark: Our skatepark at Robert E. Lambert Park is open year-round for both skateboarding and inline skating (aka rollerblading). Click HERE to view the rules and see check out the action on our webcam.

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 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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