The City of Gooding will be holding a ground breaking ceremony on April 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm.
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 Gooding Volunteer Group has kindly raised money to purchase new playground equipment for the Lions Park coming in the summer of 2015.
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 Smokey Legarreta. For hours, lessons, reservations and schedules call 208 934-5941.
The following three park shelters can be reserved for parties, reunions, etc.:
West Park- north and south sides.
City parks must be reserved for reunions, parties, etc
To reserve a park call City Hall 934-5669. There is no fee.