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March 23, 2018

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Bluffton Family Recreation

Lots of pickleball action this spring at BFR

Twice on Tuesdays and twice on Thursdays

Thanks to the increasing popularity of pickleball, Bluffton Family Recreation now offers several pickleball sessions each week, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

Pickleball times are:
• Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and
• Tuesdays and Thursday from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

Pickleball is free for SilverSneakers members, and $2 for non-Silver Sneakers members.

Chair Yoga classes offered by BFR

Janette Reineke is the instructor

Bluffton Family Recreation will offer a chair yoga class this spring instructed by Janette Reineke. Sign up is now underway and the day and time of the class is to be determined, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

"Chair yoga is a practice made up of simple exercises," said Reineke. "Participants can do these to help strengthen and stretch your body while focusing on your mind and help you tap into your breath."

BFR says "Sign up for U-6 soccer, flag football and volleyball league"

3 popular youth program deadlines extended

Three popular youth activities have extended sign-ups for the spring. Sign-up deadlines are now Sunday, March 25, on each of the following programs:  

• Youth Flag Football  - Saturday mornings, April 7 - May 12
   Age group: 6-12 year old boys and girls • Cost: $75 non-member/$40 member

• U-6 Soccer - Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 3 - May 10
  Age group: 4-6 year old boys and girls • Cost: $60 non-Members/$30 members

BFR unveils spring classes for youth and adults

Several new options offered

Bluffton Family Recreation is ready for spring - are you?

A wide selection of class offerings for youth and adults take place during April and May, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

A 4-page printer-friendly spring newsletter listing all the offerings is attached at the bottom of this story.

There are several new and several expanded classes. For youth a May 5 kid's out takes place on the same evening at the Bluffton Athletic Boosters reverse raffle.

Youth flag football, U-6 soccer, 4th-6th grade volleyball

BFR registrations due by March 18

Several Bluffton Family Recreation classes have registration deadlines coming up on Sunday, March 18, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR director.

These include:

Youth Flag Football
April 7 - May 12 Saturday Mornings
6-12 year old boys and girls
$75 Nonmember/$40 Member

U-6 Soccer
April 3 - May 10 Tuesdays and Thursdays
4-6 year old boys and girls
$60 Non-Members/$30 Members

It's a new season of BFR fitness classes

Everything from Aerobics, TRX, water aerobic, SilverSneakers, to yoga

The entire fitness class schedule is attached at the bottom in a printer-friendly format.

Bluffton Family Recreation fitness classes are in place for late winter and spring, according to Daniel Tinch, director. The new schedule started this week.

There are several new features and times of classes. One of the new classes covers Total-body Resistance Exercise (TRX).