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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The Community Development Office is in the Annex Building, 204 E. Jefferson St. Mayor Jeremy Stutsman is pleased to announce the creation of a new Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund Program, which will help with the assessment, remediation and redevelopment of potential brownfield properties. Grant and... more


Monday, March 18, 2019

Piles of brush waiting to be collected sit on the curb during a brush pickup week. Due to high winds bringing some tree limbs down and popular demand, the Goshen Street Department will be doing a round of brush pickup the week of March 25. Have your brush by the front curb, but not in the street,... more


Monday, March 18, 2019

The new Parks and Recreation office building stands on the southwest corner of Ninth and Jackson streets The Goshen Parks & Recreation Department is having an open House Friday, March 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate their new office building at 524 East Jackson St. Please join the staff... more

Upcoming Events All »

Traffic Commission

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 4:30pm

Parks & Recreation Open House

Friday, March 22, 2019, 11:00am

Join us to celebrate our new office building this Friday, March 22 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:00pm

Adult & Family Programs


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! The class meets on Saturdays from 10:00am-11:00am at the Goshen Theater Ballroom located at 216 S. Main St. Participants can register at the class for a $5.00 drop in rate. Class will not be held on November 24, December 22 and December 29. 

Dates: November 10- January 26
Day: Saturdays
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: Goshen Theater Ballroom
Fee: $5.00 per class

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 necessity to swim. Your instructor has 25 years of experience and is trained by the Aquatic Exercise Association, an internationally acclaimed organization with the highest of standards. She believes that exercise and fitness are crucial to each individual’s physical, psychological and emotional health. Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6–7 am, at Goshen Middle School. Pre-register at the Parks Office to receive the reduced session rate, or take advantage of dropping in anytime throughout sessions and pay the drop-in rate of $6 per class. If you are not pre-registering please follow us on Facebook for schedule updates. No December classes.

Fall Session I: August 14–September 27: 14 classes for $70
Fall Session II: October 2–December 6: 16 classes for $80.
Winter I: January 8–February 14: 12 classes for $60
Spring I: $80 To be determined
Spring II: $80 To be determined


What is pickleball?! It is a sweet sport with a sour name, a craze that is sweeping the nation. It combines many elements of tennis, badminton and Ping-pong. The game is played both indoors and outdoors on a badminton-size court, with a slightly modified tennis net, paddles and a plastic ball. Our outdoor courts are located at Model Elementary School, 412 South Greene Road, in Goshen (open seasonally). If you want to learn more or see what pickleball mania is all about, you may also join us for indoor play at Model Elementary School in November. For more information, please contact Kim Stephens at 534-2901. 

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

This introductory session will give participants a basic understanding of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu history, theory and techniques. Classes will include a warmup, stretching and technical instruction. Self-defense techniques and movement drills, without striking, also will be taught. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is unique 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 at 427 West Pike Street, Suite 2 (behind Bob Evans and Walgreens). Session cost is $25.00.

Winter Session: February 7, 14 and 21
Youth Class (ages 4–14): 5:45–6:30 pm
Adult Class (ages 15+): 6:30–7:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

To view current programs and activities, please consult the 2018-2019 Fall & Winter Program Guide

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