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Adult exercise opportunities at BFR

We asked a simple question like "What's going on at Bluffton Family Recreation in February?" The answer is a lot. A new winter session began this week with plenty of activities for all ages. See the Facilities Calendar for an overview.

For adults looking for indoor activities on these chilly days, check out the following classes. For details, call 419-358-4150.

Jazzercize fundraiser: "Sweating for Baby Ellie"

At 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, Jazzercize at Bluffton Family Recreation is hosting a "give back" opportunity and free exercise class for baby Ellie, the daughter of Sarah and Christian Koch and granddaugher of Dave and Julie Stratton, who was born prematurely and is hospitalized.

"Be Rad with Dad" Daddy Daughter Dance

Bluffton Family Recreation will be holding a Daddy Daughter Dance this February 25 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

The '80s-themed dance, called “Be Rad with Dad,” will include “music, pictures, neon and games.” Photographs will be taken by Picture Me This Photography, LLC and Xtrasound will be providing DJ services.

Tickets for BFR members are $20 and non-members are $40, with dads/grownups included in the fee.

Pokemon day camp on January 16

On January 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Bluffton Family Recreation will host a Pokemon-themed day camp.

"Bring Pokemon to life at this fun themed camp! There will also be time for campers who choose to play Pokemon with their own cards, or to trade cards with other players.

There will also be crafts, and fun Pokemon themed high energy games. 

Camp hours are 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 

Before care is 7:30-9:00 a.m.

After Care is 3:30-5:00 p.m.

BFR youth soccer camp

The Bluffton University women's soccer team is leading a youth soccer camp for ages U8-U15 on January 16 (MLK Day) at Bluffton Family Recreation, 215 Snider Rd.

The camp will be held from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the arena.

The cost is $20/member, $40/non-member

Register at  The deadline to register is January 13.

BFR hosts Blaze camp

Bluffton Family Recreation is holding a Blaze of Lights camp this year during Thanksgiving break.

  • Register participants for November 22, 23 or both
  • Before care begins at 7:30 a.m.
  • After care provided until 5:30 p.m.

Campers will get to help design, build, and decorate a float that will be in the parade on Saturday November 26 during Bluffton's Blaze of Lights. Participants are invited to ride the float during the parade as well.

Register online at