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August 16, 2017

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Bluffton Family Recreation

Amy Byers returns to BFR as sports coordinator

Amy Blackburn, board president: "“It’s wonderful to have Amy back with us"

Amy Byers is no stranger to Bluffton Family Recreation.

The 2009 Bluffton University Health, PE and Recreation graduate, previously served as BFR’s sports coordinator, was a member of BFR’s board, and as a university student, worked the BFR front desk.

Upon the recent resignation of Joseph Beagle, BFR director, the BFR board approached Byers to return as its sports coordinator. She accepted and her first day on the job was Monday.

Still time to register for BFR flag football and U6 soccer

Several youth opportunities are available in August at Bluffton Family Recreation.

U6 soccer
Open to boys and girls 6 and under, registration ends on Aug. 13. Cost is $45 for members and $60 for non-members. All games are played from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Aug. 22 to Sept. 28 at BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton.

Youth flag football
Open to youth ages 7 to 10, registration ends Aug. 13. All games played at 9 a.m. on Saturdays from Aug. 21 to Sept. 30 at BFR. Cost is $50 for members and $60 for non-members.

Disney fun, U6 soccer, youth flag football, art camp

It's what's happening at BFR in August

Several youth opportunities are available in August at Bluffton Family Recreation, according to Joseph Beagle, director.

Adventure camp – Disney Fun
Adventure Camp II takes place from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 8-9. Its theme is Disney Fun. Cost is $12 for BFR members and $20 non-members. Costs include snacks and supplies.

BFR online registration underway for U6 soccer and youth flag football

Registration open until Aug. 13

Online registration is underway for two popular fall Bluffton Family Recreation programs: U6 soccer and youth flag football.

U6 soccer
Open to boys and girls 6 and under, registration ends on Aug. 13. Cost is $45 for members and $60 for non-members.

All games are played from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Aug. 22 to Sept. 28 at BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton.

Two adventure camps accepting youth registrations

July 25-26 and Aug. 8-9 at BFR

Two youth adventure camps are set for July and August for youth ages 3 ½ to 6 at Bluffton Family Recreation.

Adventure Camp I takes place from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, July 25-26. Its theme is Sports Galore.

Adventure Camp II takes place from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 8-9. Its theme is Disney Fun.

Each camp’s cost is $12 for BFR members and $20 non-members. Costs include snacks and supplies.

Laffalot summer camp registration open through Sunday

For youth at BFR July 10 - 14

Registration for Camp Laffalot held at Bluffton Family Recreation is extended to  Sunday, July 9, according to Joseph Beagle, BFR director.

The camp will run from Monday to Friday, July 10-14. Persons with questions please browse the Camp Laffalot site or contact the director Pat Nymberg directly at  (513) 313-2076.

Laffalot Summer Camp offers youth ages 6 to 12 a week of fun-filled activities. Camp is held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Led by well-trained counselors, campers will spend the day playing high-energy sports and games that help them:

BFR announces some July class time changes

The following are changes in class times and Bluffton Family Recreation operating hours during the next couple weeks:

BFR hours of operation
• July 3rd - 5:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• July 4th - Closed

Class
TBC
No class July 4th and 5th

Pickleball
No class July 4th

Swim Classes
Kelly will not have class from June 29th - July 16th
April will not have class July 4th

All-Star Workout
No class July 3rd & 5th

Registration for BFR's Laffalot summer camp open until July 5

Registration for Camp Laffalot held at Bluffton Family Recreation will be open until Tuesday, July 5, according to Joseph Beagle, BFR director.

The camp will run from Monday to Friday, July 10-14. Persons with questions please browse the Camp Laffalot site or contact the director Pat Nymberg directly at  (513) 313-2076

Laffalot Summer Camp offers youth ages 6 to 12 a week of fun-filled activities. Camp is held from 9 a.m. to noon.

Art camp for elementary youth at BFR

Two-day camp Aug. 1-2, registration underway

Bluffton Family Recreation is taking registrations for an elementary-age art camp in August.

The two-day camp is open to youth who have completed first through fourth grades.

The camp takes place from 3 to 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 1-2, at BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton.

Art supplies and snacks are provided. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. To register contact BFR at 419-358-4150.

Still time to sign up for T-ball and lots of other summer BFR activities

Yoga, soccer, softball, pickleball, adventure camps, art camp

There is still time to sign-up for several summer classes and activities at Bluffton Family Recreation, according to Joseph Beagle, director.

For more information or to register for any of these programs contact BFR, 215 Snider Road, 419-358-4150, bfr@wcoil.com, or go online to register at www.bfronline.com.

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