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March 26, 2019

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Bluffton Family Recreation

Bluffton University senior interns at BFR

Amanda Outland, a Bluffton University senior, double-majoring in business and sports management, is a Bluffton Family Recreation intern this spring.

At BFR she coordinated and oversaw the 4th grade boys’ and girls’ basketball leagues and the 3rd and 4th grade volleyball league. She also coached the volleyball league.

The Toledo Start High School graduate was a middle hitter on the Bluffton University volleyball  team. In high school she played varsity softball and played on a club broomball team.

Sunday registration deadline at BFR

For flag football, U6 soccer, 3-4th grade volleyball

The deadline is approaching to register for several youth programs Bluffton Family Recreation, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

Sign-up deadline for flag football, U6 soccer, and 3rd and 4th grade volleyball leagues is Sunday, March 17. After that registrations will be accepted with a $10 late fee and it cannot be guaranteed that t-shirts/jerseys will be available at the same time as the others. 

Volleyball, coed soccer, walk to run

Spring activities for adults at BFR

Sign-up for several spring adult activities is underway at Bluffton Family Recreation this month, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

Spring Adult Volleyball
Competition includes five weeks of league play, from Thursday, April 4, to Thursday, May 9, followed by a tournament. Each team must have three female players on the court at a time. Registration fee is $150 per team with a $50 deposit to reserve a spot.

Dueling for Dumbbells returns by popular demand

BFR fundraiser at The Centre April 5; get your tickets now

Tickets are now on sale for a Bluffton Family Recreation repeat performance of “Dueling for Dumbbells,” which takes place from 6 to 11:30 p.m., Friday, April 5, at The Centre, 601 N. Main St., Bluffton.

The evening is a casual night of live entertainment to benefit BFR, featuring hors doeuvres, snacks and an open bar starting at 6 p.m. Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director, promises that this year’s hors doeuvres will be "out of this world."

Dueling Pianos International will perform starting at 7:30 p.m.

U6 soccer, flag football, volleyball, basketball, kid's night out

All spring at Bluffton Family Recreation

Sign-up for several spring youth activities is underway at Bluffton Family Recreation this month, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

U6 Soccer
Spring U6 soccer takes place from Tuesday, April 2, to Thursday, May 4.  It is open to boys and girls ages 4 to 6. Registration deadline is Sunday, March 17.

Games are from 6 to 7 p.m., on Tuesdays and Thursdays at BFR. Each night begins with a 10-minute practice followed by four 8-minute quarters. April 2 is a skills night with no game. Volunteer coaches are needed.

Group X classes for adults start March 4

BFR's Spring Session 1 goes to March 29

Bluffton Family Recreation is accepting registrations for adult Group X classes this week, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

The Spring Session 1 runs from Monday, March 4, to Friday, March 29. Go online at www.bfronline.com to register for any class or contact BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton, 419-358-4150.

“BFR offers a variety of programs and fitness-based classes for members and non-members,” said Tinch.