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Notice of Adoption of a Resolution Designating the “Benteler III Economic Revitalization Area” and Notice of Public Hearing

Friday, January 17, 2020

The Goshen Common Council passed Resolution 2020-01 on January 7, 2020 declaring the designation of the Benteler III Economic Revitalization Area at 910 Eisenhower Drive South, Goshen, Indiana for the purpose of phasing-in certain personal property taxes in connection with the installation of new manufacturing... more


Tuesday, January 14, 2020

All City of Goshen offices will be closed Monday, January 20, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trash collection services WILL CONTINUE AS REGULARLY SCHEDULED on Monday and the rest of the week. The Board of Works meeting scheduled for Monday, January 20, has been canceled due... more


Friday, January 10, 2020

With the weather forecast calling for extended and intense periods of rain this weekend and Monday, the City of Goshen is monitoring areas that may be affected by flooding. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for areas in Elkhart County, including some within Goshen’s city... more

Fitness Classes

Water Aerobics

This water exercise class has something for everyone and is suitable for all fitness levels. The class includes a morning stretch, thermal warm-up aerobic training, as well as strength, core training, flexibility and balance. Because the water creates more resistance than land, this workout is efficient and easy on the joints, and participants get a great workout without sweating. Various water levels are used to create variety and to alleviate the need to swim. Your instructor has 25 years of experience and is trained by the Aquatic Exercise Association, an internationally acclaimed organization with the highest standards. She believes that exercise and fitness are crucial to each individual’s physical, psychological and emotional health. 

Winter Session: January 7 - February 27
Spring Session 1: March 3 - April 23
Spring Session 2: April 28 - June 18
Day/Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays | 6 - 7 am
Location: GCS Aquatic Center | 1216 S. Indiana Ave.
Fee: $80.00/session

Additional sessions are TBA. 


De-stress, lose weight and make new friends at Zumba®, an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning dance fitness party that is moving millions of people toward joy and health! Join instructor Pamela Sanchez and see what Zumba® has in store for you! 

Goshen Parks Dance Studio (Indoor Class)
Dates: Ongoing through April
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
Times: Monday- 6:30 pm | Wednesday- 7 pm | Saturday- 10 am
Fee: $5 drop-in rate

Pringle Park- Fidler Pavilion (Outdoor Class)
Dates: May through October 
Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 
Times: Tuesday & Thursday- 6:30 pm | Saturday- 10 am 
Fee: $5.00 drop-in rate

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

This introductory session will give participants a basic understanding of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu history, theory and techniques. Classes will include a warm-up, stretching and technical instruction. Self-defense techniques and movement drills, without striking, will also be taught. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is unique in relation to most other self-defense systems as it focuses on use of leverage and proper technique, taking the attacker to the ground and defusing the situation by use of joint locks and holds. Class is taught by Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Goshen instructor Bryan Barrick. Pre-registration is required.

Summer Session: June 4, 11 & 18
Times: Ages 4-12: 5:45 to 6:30 pm | Ages 13+: 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Location: Barrick Brazilian Jiu Jitsu | 320 N. Chicago Ave. Ste. 10
Fee: $25.00

Winter Session: December 3, 10 & 17
Times: Ages 4-14: 5:45 to 6:30 pm | Ages 15+: 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Location: Barrick Brazilian Jiu Jitsu | 320 N. Chicago Ave. Ste. 10​
Fee: $25.00

Pound Fit

ROCKOUT. WORKOUT. Channel your inner rockstar with this full body cardio-jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.

Wednesday Class
Winter Session 1: December 4 - January 29
Winter Session 2: February 5 - March 25
Spring Session 1: April 1 - May 27
Summer Session: June 3 - August 12
Fall Session 1: September 2 - October 28
Day/Time: Wednesday | 6 to 6:45 pm
Location: Park Office Dance Studio
Saturday Class
Winter Session 1: December 7 - January 25
Winter Session 2: February 1 - March 28
Spring Session: April 4 - May 30
Fall Session: September 12 - October 31
Day/Time: Saturday | 9 to 9:45 am
Location: Park Office Dance Studio

For updated session fees, please visit our online registration page here. The drop-in fee is $6 per class. 

High Fitness

What is HIGH FITNESS? It’s a group exercise format. Simple, intense, consistent, inclusive and fun, HIGH gets participants addicted and coming back for more! HIGH has taken old school aerobics to the next level with modern fitness techniques such as HIIT training, plyometrics and more! You can go HIGH or you can go low but you will always leave feeling HIGH! Things to expect in a High Fitness Class include strong, simple, easy-to-follow choreography, plyometric-type interval training, full body toning moves and fun music!

Thursday Class: 5:15–6:15 am (8 weeks)
Fee: $40 per session | $6 drop-in rate
Winter Session 1: January 2–February 20
Winter Session 2: February 27–April 18
Spring Session 1: April 23–June 11
Summer Session: June 18–August 6

Saturday Class: 7–8 am (8 weeks)
Fee: $40 per session | $6 drop-in rate
Winter Session 1: January 4–February 22
Winter Session 2: February 29–April 18
Spring Session: April 25–June 13
Summer Session: June 20–August 8 (7 weeks)
Fee: $35 per session | $6 drop-in rate

Yoga on the Millrace 

This inviting class is an all-levels, one-hour yoga practice designed to create fluidity, flexibility and strength. Enjoy a yoga practice outdoors with the sounds of nature, fresh air and the morning sunrise. These classes take place on a brick patio at the north end of the millrace, next to the Millrace Powerhouse and John Mishler’s Dream Chaser sculpture. The patio is directly west of the Farmers Market and south of the Interra Credit Union parking lot. Classes meet June 6–July 25, for one hour, on Saturdays at 7:30 am. Please bring a mat and beach towel to class. Class instruction is provided by Spacious Heart Yoga of Goshen. Classes will not meet if the temperature falls below 60 degrees, so check for updates. Register in advance for the nine-week session, $45, or drop in anytime for $7 per class. Pre-register at Spacious Heart Yoga Studio, 302 South Main Street, #1.

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