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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Due to the Christmas holiday, the Board of Public Works & Safety and Stormwater has been rescheduled from Monday, December 24, to Friday, December 21. The meeting will be held at 11 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Police and Court Building, 111 E. Jefferson St. more


Tuesday, November 20, 2018

All City of Goshen offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Trash collection services will be delayed by one day after Thursday, November 22. more


Monday, November 19, 2018

NIPSCO will be relocating electric utilities adjacent to the River Art Development on River Race Drive between Jefferson Street and the east/west alley beginning Monday, November 19. River Race Drive will be closed between the two roads for two weeks. more

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Thursday, November 22, 2018


Friday, November 23, 2018

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, November 26, 2018, 2:00pm

Adult & Family Programs


Sweat, sculpt and rock with POUND, a cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Ripstix® add extra weight to each movement, creating contraction in the core and stabilization system. Burn up to 450 calories per half-hour with this workout that combines the best cardio, strength-training and conditioning moves. Drastically improve your rhythm, timing, coordination, speed, agility and endurance. Strengthen and sculpt
infrequently used muscles, and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer physique—all while rocking out to your favorite music! For ages 10 years and older. All fitness levels are welcome, as your POUNDPro instructor Dawn Kraft can modify classes to meet participants’ needs. Please bring a yoga mat or beach towel to class. Instructor will provide the Ripstix®. Classes meet at the Rieth Interpretive Center on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm. Pre-register at the Park Office for a five-week session. The fee is $50.00per session or $6.00 per class. 

Fall Session 1: September 10 - October 17 (no class September 17 or October 15)
Fall Session 2: October 22 - November 14 (no class November 19)
Winter Session 1: February 4 - March 11 (no class February 18)


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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