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Late-Winter Pruning

Friday, February 16, 2024

The Goshen Forestry Division will begin young tree pruning the week of February 19. Our initial focus will be on Oak trees in neighborhoods between Lincoln and Plymouth Avenues. Specifically, we will plan to work on street trees which the City planted in or near the right-of-way over the past 12... more

Community Relations Commission to host International Women's Day Luncheon

Thursday, February 15, 2024

The City of Goshen Community Relations Commission is hosting a luncheon on International Women’s Day, Friday, March 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Goshen Theater to celebrate and honor women in the Goshen community.  “I’m looking forward to celebrating the women of Goshen and am grateful... more

City of Goshen announces new firefighter training program in partnership with Goshen Community Schools

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

The City of Goshen and Goshen Community Schools announced a new Fire and EMS Pathway Program during Monday’s joint City Council and Goshen School Board meeting to enable students from Goshen High School to complete fire and EMS training.  “This exciting new partnership between the City of Goshen... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Zoning Appeals

Today, 4:00pm

To view the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89051557762 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 890 5155 7762

Board of Works

Thursday, February 29, 2024, 4:00pm

To join the webinar please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88469251269 or call +1 312 626 6799. Webinar ID: 884 6925 1269 Comments are no longer taken online.

Park Board Meeting

Monday, March 4, 2024, 4:00pm

Public may join in person or virtually by following this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89736482570

Volunteering

Volunteer: Have talent, time or enthusiasm? Share it with the community! Work, play and give back all at the same time. Many volunteer opportunities are available through the Park Department; contact Kimberlee Stephens at 534-3003. You may also directly email her your Volunteer Application and Volunteer Code of Conduct at kimberleestephens@goshencity.com. Both of which can be found below in blue. 

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION     CODE OF CONDUCT FORM


Sports Programs

Coaching

Youth Basketball- the Role of Volunteer Coaches in the Youth Basketball Program include running practices, helping communicate with parents, coaching during games.

Youth Soccer- the Role of Volunteer Coaches in the Youth Soccer Program include running practices, helping communicate with parents, coaching during games. Youth Coaches for the 4 – 5 Year old league will be officiating the games.

Volunteer Coaches will need to fill out a quick background check Which can be done online by clicking the blue link below.

Back ground check here.

Officiating

Youth Basketball- Under the direction of the League Director, the Youth Basketball Referee is responsible for enforcing the rules, ensuring games start on time, and providing a safe and positive environment for participants. Remember this is for the youth so we make it a safe and fun place to play and remember the kids are still learning.

Youth Soccer- Under the direction of the League Director, the Youth Soccer Referee is responsible for enforcing the rules, ensuring games start on time, and providing a safe and positive environment for participants. Remember this is for the youth so we make it a safe and fun place to play and remember the kids are still learning

Adult Softball

Volunteers help with field grooming and field preparation. Field grooming includes weed removal, blowing off concrete, and pebble removal. Field preparation includes raking under bases, raking pitcher’s mound, filling in batters boxes, and weed removal.

Adult Volleyball

Volunteers help with court maintenance. Court maintenance includes raking out the volleyball courts and pulling weeds from courts.


SPECIAL EVENTS

Daddy Daughter Dance

Volunteer opportunities include helping with supervising the event, food preparation, setting up and cleaning up.

Mother Son Dance

Volunteer opportunities include helping with supervising the event, food preparation, setting up and cleaning up.

Kids’ & Teens’ Triathlon

Volunteers can help in the following areas:

  • Course Marshals to tell people where to turn and monitor cyclists
  • Transition Area– setting up bike racks and directing athletes
  • Start/Finish Line– handing out water, awards and monitoring laps

 

Adult Triathlon

Volunteers can help in the following areas:

  • Course Marshals to tell people where to turn and monitor cyclists
  • Registration staff to check people in
  • Body Marking– so we can identify the athletes
  • Transition Area– setting up bike racks and directing athletes
  • Start/Finish Line– handing out water, awards and monitoring laps

 

 

Fishing Derby

Volunteers will help with removing fish and measuring them.

 

 

 

Spring Ballet Concert

Volunteer’s opportunities include stage prep, handing out program guides, and selling of event tickets.  


PARK MAINTENANCE

Landscaping

Volunteer opportunities include removal of weeds, flower planting, mulch spreading, and weed eating around various parks.

 

Greenhouse

Volunteer opportunities include planting and watering of the greenhouse.

 

Park Clean Up

Volunteer opportunities include picking up trash, painting, and brush removal at various park locations.