A Skate Board and Bicycle Park is in the works.

The City of Gooding is seeking proposals from professional skate park design-build consultants, firms, or teams, to provide all labor, materials and provisions necessary to produce a conceptual design, final design, construction documents and construction of a non-supervised, reinforced concrete skate park.  The City proposes to engage the consultant to facilitate and coordinate the design and construction of a poured-in-place concrete skate park.  The link to the Qualifications & Proposal Documents is below:

Request for Qualifications & Proposal Documents

There are currently three parks in town.

The Lions Park located on Main Street has a volley ball court, basketball court and tables, no shelter.

The West Park is divided into two sides by the Little Wood River which runs through the center of it.  There is a park shelter on the north and one on the south.  The city is hoping and working to have a greenbelt along the river.  A lava rock wall lines the Little Wood River.  The wall was built in ???? by the CCC’s.

The East Park located on Illinois Street is home to the outdoor Gooding Public Swimming Pool.  The pool is under the direction of the Gooding Recreation District.  The Gooding Recreation Director is Kent Siefert. For hours, lessons, reservations and schedules call 208 934-5941.  The indoor pool is open September thru May 208 934-5621.

The following three park shelters can be reserved for parties, reunions, etc.:
East Park
West Park-  north and south sides.

Remember

City parks must be reserved for reunions, parties, etc

To reserve a park call City Hall 934-5669.  There is no fee.