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Monday-Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

(262) 275-2117

401 Devils Lane
Walworth, WI
53184

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We hope to see you at the next program!
· Winter/Spring Guides have been mailed. Didn't get one? Please contact us at 262-275-2117 or bigfootrecreation@bigfoot.k12.wi.us

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Get fit in 2021 with January Fitness Classes

Class details
QiGong Plus Circuit Training
Low-Impact Fitness Meditation & Yoga
Creak, Rattle & Groan: Mobility 101 Pilates
Beginner's Guide to the Fitness Center

Get your Big Foot Fitness Center Membership - Details
Walworth Rotary Park Ice Rink
  Current Conditions: No Ice Updated 1/18/21
*Note* The Rotary Rink is maintained by the Village of Walworth
Please call (262) 275-2127 for questions.

Check out our Area Guide for
Ice Skating, Sledding and Showshoeing
Big Foot Wellness Club
January 4 - March 1 - Sign up any time
Big Foot Recreation and Advocate Aurora Health Care have teamed up to provide a FREE Big Foot Wellness Club! Lots of prizes and incentives - just for working out and making healthy choices.

Details | Register

Parking Lot Bingo
Play from your very own vehicle! We will call numbers over the radio, then the winners can honk when they have bingo, and we will deliver a prize. Registration fee includes a bag with a dauber, bingo cards, and a pattern sheet for each player. All participants must remain in their vehicle.
Please register at least 2 days in advance.
Location: Big Foot HS East Parking Lot
$12/person (10 games with 3 cards)
Date Time
Saturday, January 23 10:00 AM
Saturday, February 20 10:00 AM
Family Days at Moose Mountain Falls
Come swim, splash, and slide at Timber Ridge's indoor waterpark: Moose Mountain Falls! Access to the lodge and locker rooms begins at 12:00 pm. *Bring your own towel. Limited space available - max 50
Advanced registration required
Location: Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark, Lake Geneva
Fee: $15 for all ages (Ages 0 - 11 months free)

Date Time
Sunday, January 24 1:00 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, February 14 1:00 - 8:00 PM
DIY Terrarium
Grades 4 - 8
Create your own indoor garden in the middle of winter! Terrariums are fun and simple to maintain so any gardener can enjoy them. All materials will be provided.

Instructor: Dean Connley
Tuesday, January 26 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Nature Hike & S'mores
Grades 1 - 8
Lace up your hiking boots and join us for a fun hike through Kishwauketoe! Stop by the bonfire after your hike to roast some marshmallows and make your own s’more. Dress for the weather, it will be cold!
Leader: Dean Connley & Briana Sindahl
Location: Kishwauketoe, Williams Bay
Date Time
January 28 4:00 - 5:00 PM
February 25 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Ice Fishing Clinic
Learn about fish identification, what equipment to use, rod/reel and tip-up set-up and use, lures, bait selection, fish location, jigging skills, and basic knot tying. Geared for the young angler or entry level adult angler. Dress warm as the workshop will be taught on the ice. All gear is provided.
Instructor: Steve Mortenson, Anglin’ Adventures
Saturday, January 30 from 9:00 AM - Noon
Fee: $20/person

Snowshoe Hike & Bonfire
Strap on your snowshoes and join us for a full moon hike in the woods. This hike will be at night, but don’t worry… there will be hot chocolate, s’mores, and a bonfire to keep you warm! Snowshoe rentals available for boots Size 1 & up.
Leader: Dean Connley & Briana Sindahl
January 30 or February 27 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
$10 per person | $5 rental

Location: Kishwauketoe, Williams Bay

Youth Wrestling Club
Grades K - 8 Co-Ed
All levels, from beginner to experienced are encouraged to participate.

Instructor: Coach Jake Ries
February 2 at 6 PM: Parent Information Meeting & Registration Deadline - BFHS Commons
Registration | Information Flyer | Additional Information
Horseback Riding Lessons
Ages 6 - Adult
Learn how to halter, handle and safely interact with your horse while learning the fundamentals of western riding. No previous experience is needed!

Instructor: Jessica Recknagel
Location: W9323 Lake Shore Rd, Sharon

Fee: $100/Resident

Session Date Time
2 Tuesdays: February 2 - 23 6:00 pm
Virtual Trivia Nights - Family Friendly
All Ages
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Join us via Zoom and Kahoot to test your knowledge on popular subjects. The winning trivia buff will get a $5 gift certificate to Big Foot Recreation. FREE TO PLAY! Please register 3 days in advance.
Game Show Hosts: Briana Sindahl & Vicky Hinchey
Groundhog's Day February 2 7:00 PM
All things... Dr. Seuss March 2 7:00 PM
Laser Tag
Grades 2 - 8
Feel the rush of laser tag without having to leave town because "The Siege" of Mukwonago is bringing all the laser tag equipment and structures to host a day of laser tag here at Big Foot! Sign up early because we will cut off registration when we reach our max of 50.

Coordinator: Dean Connley
Wednesday, February 3 from 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, East Gym
Adult Beginner's Guide to the Fitness Center
The fitness center can be an intimidating place especially if you're looking to start a fitness routine. In this "hands-on" class, Alison will show you how to safely use the equipment.
Instructor: Alison Krick, Certified Cross Fit Trainer & BFHS Coach
February 10 from 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Old Family Photos & the Digital Age
In Person: Wednesday, February 10 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
It’s the perfect time to finally cull and organize your old family photos. This two-hour seminar covers image selection, creating a workflow, how to get and stay organized, scanning prints and slides, outsource options, and archiving the collection.
Understanding Social Security - FREE
February 16 from 6:00 - 7:15 PM
Claiming Social Security in the optimal manner is critical to any person’s retirement income strategy. Learn about claiming options, timing of benefits, spousal and survivor benefits, and the relationship of Social Security to the other aspects of your retirement picture..
Instructor: Jim Pfeil, FIC, RICP, Sierra Financial Services. *Classes WILL be on Zoom.
Mystery Hikes
Our trips will be 4-6 miles at various parks & state trails in the area. Hardy weather hikers should expect uneven, hilly terrain. Hikes are designed to be ±2 hours. Make sure you have a state park sticker for your car. Location & driving instructions will be given 2 days prior.
Leader: Chuck Thiesenhusen
February 21 at 10:00 AM


COVID-19 Resources
FREE Drive-thru testing at the Walworth County Fair Grounds in Elkhorn
North Gate Entrance off HWY 11
January 19,26
February 2,9,16,23
March 2,9
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Advanced Registration is recommended
FREE Rapid testing at UW-Whitewater
Kris Russell Volleyball Arena in the Williams Center
907 W Schwager Dr., Whitewater
Monday - Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Pre-registration required
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If you or a loved one has been emotionally impacted by COVID-19, Project Recovery can help. This free service provides trained crisis counselors provide emotional support and encourage linkage with resources.
Visit www.projectrecoverywi.org or call 2-1-1 and ask for Project Recovery.