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January 17, 2019

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BFR Winter Session 2 starts Monday

There's lots of opportunities for kids

Bluffton Family Recreation's youth programming for Winter Session 2 starts Monday, Jan. 7, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR director. The session runs to Friday, Feb. 1.

Register online at: www.bfronline.com or call 419-358-4150.

Here's the schedule:

MONDAYS
Lil movers - 5:30-6 p.m. For youth ages 2 to 5 years old. Come and use up some energy and get out the wiggles in the 30 minute parent and child class.
Lil Kickers 1 - 4:30-5 p.m. Ages 3-5 - Introduction to dribbling and foot skills through fun soccer based games in a parent and child class. Led by Bluffton University soccer players and coaches.
Lil Kickers 2 - 5:15-5:45 p.m. Ages 4+ For soccer players who have mastered basic dribbling fundamentals and are ready to work on passing and shooting through play based games and activities. Led by Bluffton University soccer players and coaches.
Lil Raquets - 5:30-6:30 p.m. An introduction to tennis for beginning players ages 5-10 years old. Players will learn the basics of forehand, backhand and serving.

TUESDAYS
Lil Dribblers 1 - 5-5:30 p.m. Beginners ages 3-5. Introductory class to basketball fundamentals. Players will learn to dribble and pass through fun games in a parent and child class
Lil Dribblers 2 - 5:45-6:15 p.m. Preschoolers 4+ For those who have mastered dribbling and passing concepts and are ready to take on more basketball fundamentals.
Lil Tumblers - 6-6:45 p.m. (also offered Thursdays) Participants learn forward rolls (somersaults), backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, one- arm cartwheel, bridges/backbends, balance beam/balance improvement and increased flexibility.
Dribblers - 6:30-7:15 p.m. Ages 6+ For those who are ready to improve basketball fundamentals (dribbling, passing, shooting, defense) through drills and games.
Kickers - 5-5:45 p.m. Ages 7+ For players with previous soccer experi- ence who are looking to improve on their dribbling, passing, shooting, and foot skills. Led by Bluffton University soccer players and coaches. THURSDAYS
Kids’ Art Zone - 6-6:45 p.m. Kids will have the opportunity to explore all that is art through a variety of crafts and play.
Lil’ Tumblers - 6-6:45 p.m. (also offered Tuesdays) Participants learn forward rolls (somersaults), backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, one- arm cartwheel, bridges/backbends, balance beam/balance improvement and increased flexibility.

FRIDAYS
Homeschool Rec - 11-11:45 a.m. The class is open to youth of all ages in the BFR gym. It offers lots of different physical education opportunities for homeschooled youth.
Mad Scientists - 6-6:45 p.m. Hands-on science class where youth have an opportunity to conduct controlled experiments under adult supervision. Experiments include dry ice, eggs, hot water, liquid nitrogen and more. Cost for Mad Scientists - $24 members, $48 program participants
Lil movers - 5:30-6 p.m. For youth ages 2 to 5 years old. Come and use up some energy and get out the wiggles in the 30 minute parent and child class.

NON-SCHOOL DAY CAMPS
These take place Jan. 21, Feb. 18, April 8 and when school is not is session For youth ages 5 to 12 activities include games and crafts.