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March 23, 2019

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Art camp for K-3rd takes place Aug. 6-7

Bluffton Family Recreation announces Art Explorer Camp registration is now underway.

The two-day camp is for youth from Kindergarten through third grade. 

The camp is held Thursday and Friday, Aug. 6-7 from 9 a.m. to noon at BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton.

Campers will make at least five art projects to take home. Also each day will include a snack and drink. Cost is $20 for members and $40 for non-members.

Youth flag football league signup now to Aug. 14

Youth flag football league signup is underway at Bluffton Family Recreation.

Play is from Aug. 29 through Oct. 9. Registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 14, and the cost to play is $55. Players will receive flags and an NFL jersey once they are registered through USA Football.

The league is sponsored by Patriot Concrete of Bluffton. There will be multiple divisions for boys and girls ages 5 to 14. All games are played on Saturdays.

Look at all the August BFR program selections

Several August activities are available for youth and adults at Bluffton Family Recreation, according to Joseph Beagle, director.

For Youth

Youth flag football league signup is underway. Play is from Aug. 29 through Oct. 9. Registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 14, and the cost to play is $55. Players will receive flags and an NFL jersey once they are registered through USA Football.

Silver Sneaker classes now on Wednesdays and Fridays at BFR

Bluffton Family Recreation is now offering classes twice a week through the Healthway SilverSneakers Fitness Program, according to Joseph Beagle, director.

“The program is for older adults and involves regular physical activity,” said Beagle. “Each class session lasts between 45 and 60 minutes held on Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:45 a.m. at BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton.”

The Wednesday class is a new option in the program.

The sessions not only force movement, but also help participants who have joint pain and arthritis issues.

Registrations underway for Sept. 5 BFR 5K

Bluffton Family Recreation is now accepting registrations for this year’s Labor Day 5K, held Saturday, Sept. 5, according to Joseph Beagle, BFR director.

This year’s race starts at 9 a.m. A kid’s fun run and walk is at 10 a.m.

Age groups in the run are:
14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59 and 60 and up.

Runners who pre-registered by Aug. 29 pay $25 and receive a t-shirt ($20 with no t-shirt). Kid’s run registration is $5.

Aug. 15 deadline to register teams for BFR sand VB tourney

BFR will host a best-of-three adult coed sand volleyball tournament Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Bluffton University sand volleyball courts. Games begin at noon.

Teams must have at least three women on the court at all times. Rally scoring takes place and team members must be 18 as of Aug. 1. Cost per team is $100 and the registration deadline is Aug. 15.

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