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May 23, 2019

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Bluffton Family Recreation

Flag football, Summerfest 1-K, adult VB, U6 soccer!

All coming soon to BFR; register now

Flag football, U6 soccer, Summerfest 1-K and adult coed volleyball are all coming soon to Bluffton Family Recreation, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR director. Here’s what you need to know:

Summerfest 1-K
Can you believe at 1-K? It’s at noon, Saturday, July 21, and the route is a beeline from Parkview on South Main Street all the way out to Southgate Lanes bowling alley. There’s a $20 registration fee and all proceeds go to BFR. A registration form is attached at the bottom of this story. Watch the Icon for more details.

Adventure Camp open to 3 1/2- to 6-year olds

At BFR July 26, Aug. 2, Aug. 9

Bluffton Family Recreation is accepting registrations for Adventure Camp, which takes place on three Thursdays starting July 26, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

Adventure Camp
Thursdays, July 26, Aug. 2, Aug. 9
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Ages 3 ½ to 6

Adventure camp has activities, arts and crafts and educational takeaways.
• July 26 theme – Disney adventure
• Aug. 2 theme – Star Wars in training
• Aug. 9 – Fairy tales
$8 for BFR member per day; $16 for non-members per day.

"Play the day away" coming to BFR

For youth ages 7 to 12 - July 17-18

Bluffton Family Recreation invites area youth to a "play the day away," later in July, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

Here's the details:

Play the Day Away
Tuesday-Wednesday, July 17-18
1 to 3:30 p.m.
Ages 7 to 12

Campers will play games such as hopscotch, 4 square and tag. Campers will learn the importance of teamwork, develop their own game and play that game.
$15 for BFR member; $30 for non-members.

BFR says "Just about time to play ball"

Adult coed team sign-up ends soon

Bluffton Family Recreation continues registering adult coed softball teams for the summer, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

This league plays games at the village park diamond on Monday and Wednesday evenings with games starting at 6 p.m.

League play is from July 9 to Aug. 8. Registration is $300 per team. Contact BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton, call 419-358-4150, or register online at www.bfronline.com.

Hey, kids, want a good laugh?

All the laughs you need are coming to BFR in July

Bluffton Family Recreation offers Camp Laffalot, a camp returning for its second year, and registration is now underway, according to Daniel Tinch, executive director.

 Camp Laffalot will be held at BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to Friday, July 9 to 13.

Register on line at www.laffalotcamps.com.

“Laffalot Summer Camp offers kids 6-12 years old a week of fun activities that will leave them smiling, exhausted and ecstatic,” said Tinch.

Strider Bike Camp designed for youth ages 2 to 5

Registration underway for camp July 23-27 at BFR

Bluffton Family Recreation, 215 Snider Road, will hold a Strider Bike Camp at 6 p.m. each evening from Monday to Friday, July 23-27, according to Daniel Tinch, executive director.

Registration is now underway for youth ages 2 to 5. Registration closes July 8.

“The camp develops confidence in youth bike riders in five short lessons,” said Tinch. “The camp jump starts children’s growth and development and is an excellent way to keep kids active and health.”

To register go online to: www.bfronline.com and click on youth program.