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November 22, 2019

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Bluffton Family Recreation

Last-minute spots open on some BFR winter leagues

As the first session of winter indoor leagues is about to begin, Bluffton Family Recreation has some room of some last-minute entries, according to Amy Byers, BFR sports coordinator.

"We still have room for a team in the Friday evening U8 soccer division. We also have room for a 3rd and 4th grade team in the Saturday flag football division," she said.

"We also have openings for individuals on the U12 indoor soccer House team and the 3rd and 4th grade flag football house team."  

Call BFR to reserve your team or players spot at 419-358-4150.

TRX and cycling workout class at BFR

Starts Saturday, Oct. 12

Bluffton Family Recreation, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton, is registering adults for a TRX and cycling class, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

The class involves two workouts through cardio activity in cycling and building strength with TRX.

Participants will spend about 25 minutes in each exercise. Registration for the class opens Sept. 30. The class is held on Saturdays, starting Oct. 12, from 8 to 9 a.m.

Contact BFR at 419-358-4150 or go online at www.bfronline.com to register.

Bring your Nerf darts to BFR on Sept. 27

Bluffton Family Rec kicks off this year's Fall Festival

Bluffton Family Recreation kicks off this year’s Bluffton Fall Festival on Friday, Sept. 27, with the popular Nerf pipe gun wars from 5 to 7 p.m., according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

“Bring your own Nerf darts. All ages are welcome and the cost is $5 per player,” he said. Also, that evening, food trucks will open at 5 p.m. followed by a family-friendly movie, "Coco, on the lawn. The movie will be shown around dusk, near 7:30 p.m.

“Bring your own blankets, chairs and snacks for the free movie,” he said.

Ninjas, dribblers, tumblers, kickers, artists and mad scientists

All part of BFR's Session 2 classes beginning Sept. 16

Registration is open for Fall Session 2 group exercise and youth programs at Bluffton Family Recreation, according to Daniel Tinch, executive director.

Fall Session 2 begins Monday, Sept 16, and ends Friday, Oct 11. Call  419-358-4150 or visit www.bfronline.com to register. BFR is located at 216 Snider Road, Bluffton.

The chart at the bottom of this story shows the Session 2 daily schedule.

Take the BFR exercise survey

Did you know BFR added over 22 group exercises since last February?

Questioin: Did you know Bluffton Family Recreation has added over 22 group exercises since last February?

"We are having so much fun," Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director, says. "We want to make sure we are still offering classes area residents are interested in, and that we are provided quality group exercise experiences."

To assist BFR in continuing its group exercise experiences, Icon viewers are invited to take a brief survey, to provide feedback to BFR.

CLICK HERE to take the survey.

Final BFR summer camp theme: Fortnite

The final Bluffton Family Recreation’s kid’s summer camp is a Fortnite-style camp; registration deadline is this Friday, Aug. 16.

Monday-Friday traditional day camp (ages 5-12)