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TRASH PICKUP UPDATE

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Borden Waste-Away did not work on their Wednesday route because of the weather and the City's state of emergency. They will adhere to the state of emergency Thursday, Feb. 22 as well and will be waiting on an update from the City at noon on whether the state of emergency will be lifted. As soon as... more

FOR GOSHEN CITY EMPLOYEES

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The State of Emergency Declaration (only essential travel allowed on city streets) will be at least through noon tomorrow, Thursday, February 22. A decision about ending it then, or carrying it longer, will be made by 9:30 a.m. Thursday—and an update email will also be sent by then. Please handle offices tomorrow... more

MESSAGE FROM MAYOR ON STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Dear Residents, The last 36 hours has been different from what Goshen has ever experienced. In March of 1982 the Elkhart River hit its highest point at 11.89 feet. As of now the Elkhart River is at 12.4 feet in Goshen with a projection of 13.2 feet before this is over. The City of Goshen has closed... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, February 26, 2018, 2:00pm

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:00pm

Goshen Housing Authority Board meetings

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:00am

Sports Leagues

Youth Basketball Camp 

This camp will launch participants into the sport of basketball. Camp is designed to introduce those new to the sport and to further participants' understanding by instructing on a variety of basketball rules while also implementing new skills. This two-day camp is very helpful in preparing for youth basketball league play. Camp will meet at a Goshen Community School TBA, on January 13 and 20. Cost is only $10; register now through January 11.

Contact Jordan, (574) 537-3843, with questions
Ages 6–7: 10–11:30 am
Ages 8–9: 12 noon–1:30 pm


Youth Basketball League 

This exciting league will run from January 22 through March 10. All games will be played on Saturdays with one practice per week in a Goshen Community Schools gymnasium. League is co-ed and for ages 6–9; divisions will be based on age and enrollment. Pre-registration is required and is being accepted at the Goshen Park Office now through January 12 or until league is full. Cost is $45 per player.

Contact Jordan, (574) 537-3843, with questions.


Men's Basketball League

This league plays on Wednesday evenings, November 8 through January 24. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of nine games and an end of season tournament. Games are played at Goshen High School. Nine regular-season games will be played at Goshen High School (see Note below), along with a post-season tournament. Pre-registration is currently being accepted at the Goshen Parks & Recreation Office through October 20 or until the league is full. In order to secure a spot in the league, the registration/roster form with a paid entry fee must be collected at the Park Office. Cost is $580 per team. A mandatory team manager meeting will be scheduled upon the close of registration. Contact Frank, (574) 534-6723, with any questions.
Note: School gymnasiums will be closed for school holidays
(November 22, December 27 and January 3) and/or special events.
No spectators allowed.


Adult Basketball Open Gym 

Enjoy some Wednesday evening pick-up games during our Men’s 40 and Older Open Gym. Individuals play each Wednesday, 7–9 pm, November 1 to March 28 (see Note below) in a Goshen Community Schools gymnasium, to be announced. Pre-registration is required and is currently being accepted at the Goshen Parks & Recreation Office. An open-gym pass will be issued upon registration for check-in during game play. Cost is $40. Contact Frank, (574) 534-6723, with any questions.
Note: School gymnasiums will be closed for school
holidays (November 22, December 27 and January 3) and/
or special events. No spectators allowed.


Co-Ed Indoor Volleyball League

This indoor league guarantees a minimum of eight games and an end of season tournament. Games will be played in a Goshen Community Schools gymnasium, to be announced. There is a four-team minimum and an eight team maximum for each skill level. League will be conducted the week of November 6 through March 1 (gymnasiums will be closed during holiday breaks November 22, 23, December 25–28, January 1–4, January 15 and February 19, as well as during school events to be announced). Registration is currently being accepted at the Goshen Parks & Recreation Office through October 13 or until league is full. Pre-registration and roster form with paid entry fee must be collected at the Goshen Park Office. Cost is $275 per team. A mandatory team manager meeting will be scheduled upon the close of registration. Contact Frank, (574) 534-6723, with any questions.
Mondays
“B/BB”: Intermediate, moderate to high skill level by players/
teams. Players will be able to bump, set and spike well. Teams
may use multiple offensive and defensive strategies and may
attempt to double block.
Tuesdays
“C/D”: Recreational teams with average to less-skilled players
who want social activity, fun and exercise.
Wednesdays
“B/BB”: Intermediate, moderate to high skill level by players/
teams. Players will be able to bump, set and spike well. Teams
may use multiple offensive and defensive strategies and may
attempt to double block.
Thursdays
“A/AA”: Players/teams with competitive, highly skilled players
with consistently accurate setting, along with good knowledge of
running offensive volleyball plays.


For further information on our adult sports leagues, please consult our Park Program Guide 

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