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Walworth, WI
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Rescheduling & Refunds due to COVID 19: We will make every attempt to run the program as scheduled, with possible modifications in location, distancing, and other precautions. If we cannot run a program on its scheduled date, we will attempt to reschedule or will issue you a refund. We will do our best to keep you informed.
Safety & Cleanliness Procedures: Your safety is of vital importance to us. We will continue to take utmost precautions to keep you and your family safe from contagions that could spread. Each class/lessons will have different procedures. Thank you for your cooperation!
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Adult Programs

Winter/Spring 2022
Updated 5/2/22

Health & Fitness | Hiking, Biking & Kayaking | Enrichment Classes | Painting/Drawing/Crafting | Sports & Pickleball | Music Lessons

Health & Fitness

Big Foot Wellness Club
FREE!
January 3 - March 1

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

Beginner's Guide to the Fitness Center
Adults
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
January 11 or February 8 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
$10 per class
Location: Big Foot Fitness Center
Senior SEALS
Circuit Training... at a slower pace

Join us for a combination of weight training, body weight exercises and stretching that will increase balance, flexibility and mobility. This class moves at a slower pace, and allows for plenty of guidance.
Instructor: Kathy Nisius, Health Coach & PT
January 4 - May 27
Days Time
Tuesdays & Fridays 7:00 - 7:45 AM



$85 for a 6 week session

Location: BFHS Studio Room
Jazzercise
Jazzercise is a pulse-pounding, beat-pumping, body-blasting fitness program that gets you results…fast. It’s a high intensity dance party that fuses cardio, strength, Pilates, hip hop, yoga and kickboxing. Burn up to 800 calories per hour in any of our 60 minute classes.
Instructor: Kristina T., Penny B., Jennifer S., WERQ, AFAA & CMP
January 3 - May 21
Day Time
Sunday 9:30 - 10:30 AM
Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 - 10:30 AM
Tuesday 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Saturday - Every other*
1/15, 1/29, 2/5, 2/19, 3/5, 3/19, 4/2, 4/16, 4/30, 5/14, 5/28
9:30 - 10:30 AM

$59/month (unlimited classes) - Drop In's and class pack are available
Register at: www.jazzercise.com

Meet in the BFHS Studio Room
Fit Happens
Circuit Training
Join us for a combination of weight training, body weight exercises, and HIIT that builds muscle, burns fat and energizes you. This class will take you from the weight room for weight training, to the studio room for combination circuits using both body weight and free weights, and sometimes outdoors to utilize the track and outdoor spaces. Designed for increasing muscle, cardio and fun! Any body can do it!
Instructor: Kathy Nisius, Health Coach & PT
January 4 - May 28
Punchcard: $35/5 classes or $70/10 classes
Days Time
Tuesdays 6:00 - 6:45 AM
Wednesdays 7:00 - 7:45 AM
Saturdays 7:00 - 8:00 AM

Low-Impact Fitness Class
This class offers low impact and step aerobics with stretching and strength training emphasized. It also includes some Yoga and Pilates. Free weights, resistance bands and mats are available for use or bring your own. Bring a large towel. Every class is different and challenging! From beginner to advanced--work out at your own level of fitness. Pay by the month or per class.
Instructor: Gail Connelly
Monday, Wednesdays & Fridays from 8:45 - 9:45 AM - Classes Ongoing
$30/ month or $4 drop-in - Pay the instructor directly
Location: Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, Walworth
Power Flow Yoga
YogaFit is part of the Hatha Yoga tradition and is vinyasa style. Primary movement series focuses on the lower body, especially the hips, hamstrings and back. YogaFit classes involve linking several poses together to create strength, flexibility, endurance and balance. Each 45 minute class will feature 40 minutes of movement followed by a 5 minute meditation. Please bring a bath towel. Beginners and advanced yogis welcome.
Instructor: Cynthia Allen, Certified YogiFit Level 1 & Certified Personal Trainer
Location: BFHS Studio Room
Session Dates Time
1 Fridays: January 14 - February 18 8:30 - 9:15 AM
2  
Fridays: February 25 - April 1 8:15 - 9:00 AM


$90 per session
* Extra sessions will be added based on demand
Senior/ Chair Yoga
The 30 minute yoga class is designed for persons with limited mobility or balance. We will flow through gentle movements to improve strength and range of motion around each body joint. Each class will utilize a stable chair to support modified yoga poses. Sessions will end with a short meditation and time for sharing awarenesses that arise out of the session..
Instructor: Cynthia Allen, Certified YogiFit Level 1 & Certified Personal Trainer
Location: BFHS Studio Room
Session Dates Time
1 Mondays: January 17 - February 21 11:00 - 11:30 AM
2  
Mondays: February 28 - April 4 11:00 - 11:30 AM


$72 per session
* Extra sessions will be added based on demand
Pilates
Develop a longer, leaner, stronger and more graceful body by improving muscular symmetry, alignment, posture, core-strength and flexibility. All abilities and body types welcome. These classes will focus on low impact Pilates with deep stretching and awareness of breathing.
Instructor: Laura Cucco, Certified Pilates Instructor
Date Time Location
Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:15 PM BFHS Studio Room
Saturdays 8:45 - 9:15 AM Reek Elementary


January 5 - May 28
$80 for a 10 punch card
Wellness Screening
Advocate Aurora Health will be on site providing free blood pressure screenings, BMI and stroke signs & symptoms. Drop-Ins are welcome
Thursday, January 13 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: BFHS Room E36
(enter at the fitness center/recreation office entrance)
FREE - Drop In


Hiking, Kayaking & Snowshoeing

Adult Adventure Club
Based off our popular Social Paddle Club, this adventure club is perfect for adults who want to get together with other fun people, maybe try something new, and get outdoors. Each outing is 1.5 - 2 hrs, so be prepared for the weather. Fun people doing cool things... what’s not to like! Newbies are welcome. Rental fees may apply to some outings.
Leader: Chuck Thiesenhusen Hike and Snowshoeing may require a 2022 WI DNR Park Pass
Date Time Activity Location Fee
Sun, Feb 6 10:00 AM X/C Skiing Mt. Top Trails $15
Sun, Feb 13 10:00 AM Showshoeing TBA $15
Sun, Mar 20 10:00 AM Hiking TBA $15
Sun, Apr 24 10:00 AM Kayaking Turtle Lake $20

† Extra rental fees if required
Snowshoe Hike & Bonfire
Family Friendly - All Ages
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! Snowshoes are provided.
Leader: Dean Connley
January 15 or February 19 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
$10 per person
Location: Kishwauketoe, Williams Bay
100-mile Challenge
Walk-Run-Hike-Snowshoe-Bike-Swim
Our goal is your goal... being more active! This fun challenge is to help keep you going. Join anytime. All you have to do is register, download the mileage log or pick it up at the Recreation Office, and start being active. Once you reach 100 miles, you earn a T-shirt!
March 1 - May 31
FREE - register anytime
* We've had questions about equivalent miles for bikes. It's generally accepted that 15 spinning minutes = 7 bike miles = 1 walking mile. More Info
Adult Walking Club
Come and get the blood pumping! It's a perfect time to socialize while getting exercise. Annette keeps things fun and will challenge you along the way. We'll take different trips each week.
Instructor: Annette McNamara

Tuesdays: March 1 - May 23 from 8:30 - 9:30 AM
FREE - join at anytime
Meet in the BFHS Studio Room

Social Paddle Club
Join this fun group on great water adventures! Enjoy a relaxed 2 hr social paddle on our area lakes, rivers and streams. Visit our Social Paddle Club page for more information and the entire 2022calendar. Rentals are available.
Guide: Chuck Thiesenhusen
Registration Opens January 1
Date Time Location Difficulty Type
Sun, April 24 10:00 AM Turtle Lake Easy Adult - Spring Shake Down
Sun, May 8 8:30 AM Turtle Creek, Section 1 Easy Adult
Sun, May 22 8:30 AM White River Moderate Adult
EASY DIFFICULTY: Paddler should have cursory skills to navigate minor obstacles, slow current, river bends, and have the endurance for a 2 hr paddle. Beginners are encouraged to take the Kayaking 101 class.
MODERATE DIFFICULTY: Skilled at maneuvering around down trees and other obstacles, execute quick turns, negotiate straight-ahead class II rapids, portage around obstacles if required, endurance for up to a 3 hr paddle.
REGISTRATION NOTE: Our paddles are very popular and will have waiting lists. Please respect your fellow paddler and check your calendar before registering. No refunds issued within 7 days of a paddle.
Kayaking 101
Before you head out on the water, be sure to learn the paddling basics! On land we will discuss paddling safety, equipment, how to properly hold a paddle and demonstrate techniques. On water, participants will learn how to be efficient in strokes and understand the boat’s stability. Class includes all equipment, but you’re welcome to bring your kayak.
Instructor: Chuck Thiesenhusen
Session 1: May 1 from 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Session 2: June 12 from 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Fee: $45/ includes kayak rental
Meet at Comus Lake, N. Terrance St., Delavan

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Crafting & Art Classes

Pottery Workshop
Ages 15+
Join Paul and have a fun time with this great group of people. Both hand building and wheel techniques will be available. Each participant will be required to purchase clay for the projects from the instructor.
Instructor: Paul Boland
All Class Times: 5:00-7:30 PM
Location: Big Foot HS E32
$100 per person (+$20 for clay for 25 lbs)
Monday Sessions Tuesday Sessions
Session 1: Mondays
Jan 10 - Feb 14
Session 1: Tuesdays
Jan 11 - Feb 15
Session 2: Mondays
Feb 21 - Apr 4 (no 3/21)
Session 2: Tuesdays
Feb 22 - April 5 (no 3/22)
Session 3: Mondays
Apr 11 - May 23 (no 4/18)
Session 3: Tuesdays
April 12 - May 24 (no 4/19)


Quilting Club
Learn this great skill of functional art with Barb! For the experienced quilter, this is a great time to sew and socialize with fellow quilters. Bring your own material or for an added $15, materials will be provided.
Instructor: Barb Makovec
Wednesdays, January 19 - March 16 from 5:30-7:30 PM
$35; +quilting materials $15 (if needed)
Location: Big Foot HS E36
Date Night Planks
Grab your partner and come out for a fun date night. You can choose one of the four different designs. Each 9"x12" plank will be personalized with your choice of color and finish.
Instructor: Nailed It!
Saturday, February 12 from 4:30 - 6:30 PM
Fee: $45/couple
Location: Big Foot HS E33
Step-by-Step Painting
Includes paint & brush kit and a 16x20 canvas prepared with design outline. Designed for ALL skill levels.
Instructor: Jennifer Stoll of JenniferSomething.com
Thursdays from 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS Room E33
"Wheelbarrow Planter"
March 14
"Garden Gnomes"
April 21
"Modern Bouquet"
May 19
Build It! Address Planter
Come create your own personalized address planter. You can choose the color, stain, and finish for your project. This box is 12” x 4” and backing is 14.5” tall.
Instructor: Nailed It!
Thursday, May 12 from 6:00-8:00 PM
Fee: $45
Location: Big Foot HS E33

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Enrichment & Recreation

Ice Fishing Clinic
All Ages
Join local guide Doug Kloet and 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 for the workshop.
Instructor: Captain Doug Kloet, Fishing Guide Service
Location: Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park, 8697 Co Hwy KD, Burlington, WI
Saturday, February 5 from 9:00 AM - Noon
Fee: $35/person

Archery Clinic
Big Foot Archers is hosting a FREE "learn to shoot" archery seminar. Young or old, this is a great opportunity to try something new and experience the exhilaration of getting a bull's-eye! Equipment is available at the club or bring your own. No advanced registration is required.
Session 1: Sunday, February 20 from 11:00 - 1:00 PM
Session 2:
Sunday February 27 from 11:00 - 1:00 PM
Location: Big Foot Archers Club, N960 Hillside Rd, Lake Geneva
(262)275-3889
"How It's Made" Tour - Royal Baskets
Adults
Our factory tours are back by popular demand! Royal Basket Trucks, Inc. is a world-class producer of carts, trucks and containers, manufactured right here in Darien. Led by owner Tom Carney, Royal Baskets has experienced strong growth since its beginning in 1982. Join us and see how vinyl, canvas, steel, and plastic come together to make the rolling baskets various industries depend on to operate efficiently. The next time you spot a Royal Basket while staying in a hotel, watching a sports game, or visiting a hospital, you’ll know HOW IT’S MADE!
Tour Guide: Jennifer Tuttle, HR Royal Baskets
Tuesday, February 8 at 12:30 PM
201 Badger Badger Parkway, Darien
FREE - advanced registration required.

Requirements: Closed toe shoes, no loose clothing, ages 16+, eye protection will be required
Women's Self Defense
Ages 15+
Turn fear into POWER. Learn what to do in case of an attack, including how to break free from common grabs and holds. This hands-on course with instruction and practice will teach several techniques that are easy to memorize and extremely effective. It's serious business - but Dennis will make it fun to learn and practice
. *Wear comfortable clothing*
Instructor: Dennis Dyon, Law Enforcement Office
Thursday, February 10 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
$25 per person
Location: Big Foot HS, Upper Gym
Community First Aid & CPR with AED
Ages 16 & Up
Be prepared to respond to first aid, choking and cardiac emergencies at home, work and in our community.
Instructor: Kaelean Cristiano, American Red Cross Instructor
Thursday, February 24
4:00 - 8:00 PM: Full First Aid / CPR Class
Location: Water Safety Patrol
Cribbage 101
Learn to play this social card game of numbers and strategy. You don't need a partner to attend class, but it's a great opportunity for you and your partner to learn together.
Instructor: Vicky Hinchey
Tuesdays, March 1 - 29 from 10:00 -11:00 AM
FREE - Please register in advance
Location: Main Street Country Store
Big Foot Book Club
Ages 16 & Up
Join the Big Foot Rec Book Club and read something new while connecting with your community! Virtual meeting will be held every few weeks on Zoom. More books will be added based on the group's interest.
FREE! Please register in advance. Zoom Meeting Links will be announced prior to the meeting.
Facilitator: Jill Connley
"Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post" by Allison Pataki
March 17 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM

This winter/spring previous reads:
"The Giver of Stars" by JoJo Moyes
"Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen
Authentic Chinese Cooking
Adults
China has many distinct culinary cuisines spanning thousands of miles and years. We’ll make and eat a delicious assortment of specialties as well as explore the cultures which produced them! These classes are for adults, though families can come cook together! This is for novice as well as experienced cooking levels. With so many ingredients, this is probably not for those with food allergies. *Levels for spicy are adjustable. Min/Max: 12/20
Instructor: Wes Slawson, Culinary Arts Teacher at BFHS and lifelong lover of Chinese foods!
Location: BFHS Room E35
Fee: $50/person for the 2-night session

Session Date Time
Chinese Appetizers, Soups & Singapore Rice Noodles
April 19 & 20 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Beijing Street Foods: The Best Stuff You’ve Never Had!
May include pocket breads, savory crepe, fried sauce noodles, bbq skewers, and hot pot bowls.
April 26 & 27 6:00 - 8:00 PM


Going Green
Adults
To “go green” means you opt for a sustainable and renewable way of living. A green lifestyle focuses on reducing, reusing and recycling whenever possible. We’ll discuss ways you can strive for zero waste, and view products to help you get there. Each participant will go home with samples and surprises that will start you off on your journey to a green lifestyle. This program was made possible by a grant from The Environmental Education Foundation, Inc., an affiliate of the Geneva Lake Association.
Instructor: Vicky Hinchey
Saturday, April 20 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: BFHS Lecture Hall

FREE - advanced registration required
AARP Smart Driver Course
Learn about current rules of the road and tips on adjusting to common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. All participants will receive safe driver certification from AARP. Upon completion, many insurance companies offer a premium discount.
Instructor: Michael Dressendorfer
Saturday, April 23 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$15 - AARP Member
$20 - Non-Member
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: W9546 County Rd B, Clinton

Fee: $100/Resident

Session Date Time
1: Tuesday
January 4 - 25 6:00 - 7:00 PM
1: Wednesday
January 5 - 26 5:00 - 6:00 PM
2: Tuesday
February 1 - 22 6:00 - 7:00 PM
2: Wednesday
February 2 - 23 5:00 - 6:00 PM
3: Tuesday
March 1 - 22 6:00 - 7:00 PM
3: Wednesday
March 2 - 23 5:00 - 6:00 PM
4: Tuesday
April 5 - 26 6:00 - 7:00 PM
4: Wednesday
April 6 - 27 5:00 - 6:00 PM
5: Tuesday
May 3 - 24 6:00 - 7:00 PM
5: Wednesday
May 4 - 25 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Horse Braiding
Ages 8 - Adult
Come learn to beautifully braid a horse’s mane and learn tips and tricks on how to perfect your horse braiding skills. Whether you are looking to enhance your horse’s turnout in the show ring or learning new braiding styles, this class will teach you different methods of horse braiding and provide you a chance to practice under the instructor’s watchful eye. The class will cover hunter braids, jumper/dressage braids, banding as well as proper mane preparation for the different styles. Whether you are a beginner braider or looking to perfect your skills, this class is for you.

Instructor: Stephanie Potter
Saturday, April 9 from 11:00 - 1:00 PM
Location: Stables, W9346 County Rd B, Clinton
Fee: $45
Financial Literacy Classes
FREE
Instructor: Jim Pfeil, FIC, RICP, Sierra Financial Services

Location: Big Foot HS, E28

Medicare Made Simple
February 21 from 6:00 - 7:15 PM March 16

Healthcare in retirement is an important decision. Medicare decisions are not easy and there are so many choices. Learn about the differences between Medicare supplement and Medicare advantage plans. Part D drug plans, and the process for applying for benefits.

Understanding Social Security
April 25 from 6:00 - 7:15 PM February 16
Social Security is the foundation of any retirement income strategy. But when is the right time for you to begin your benefits? Learn about how to optimize the benefits and timing that best fits your family.

Planning for Long-Term Care
Securities and advisory services offered through: Calton & Associates, Inc. Member FINRA & SIPC.
2701 N. Rocky Point Dr., Suite 1000, Tampa, FL 33607. 813-264-0440.
Calton & Associates and Sierra Financial Services are separate entities.

Beginner's Guide to Estate Planning
Understanding Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Avoiding Probate

“What do I really need as part of my estate plan?” “Do I need a trust?” “How can I avoid probate?” Estate planning attorney, Alyssa S. Wilson, will discuss these questions. You’ll learn the basics of arranging a plan, receive helpful tips on protecting your estate and improve your understanding of probate.

Presenter: Alyssa S. Wilson, Estate Planning Attorney
Thursday, March 10 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM
FREE - Register by March 1
Location: Big Foot HS, W8
Protect Yourself Against Scams!
People everywhere are falling victim to scams regarding Medicare, Social Security, insurance and more to gain your private financial information. We’ll go over the most current scams and what you can do to protect yourself.
Instructor: Officer Jessie Vogt, Walworth PD
Thursday, April 14 7 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM
FREE - Please register in advance
Location: Big Foot HS, Lecture Hall
Cutting the Cord - Controlling Cable & Internet Costs
March 8 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Instructor: C.T. Krueger
Fees for cable television, home internet, smartphones and streaming services quickly add up to hundreds of dollars. This seminar reviews your options to cut costs and still watch television programs and have internet access on all devices.
The Camera in Your Smartphone
March 15 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Instructor: C.T. Krueger
It’s a camera, it’s a photo album, it’s a television - it’s your phone. Learn about apps, tips, tricks and limitations for pictures and video from iPhone and Android smartphones and tablets. This class will cover your device’s camera, home & Cloud storage options, printing and more.
Smartphone Video & Editing
March 22 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Instructor: C.T. Krueger
Whether a parent, an instructor, a business professional or just a creative soul, shooting and editing video with your smartphone is an efficient way to produce spectacular videos. This two-hour workshop covers smartphone video shooting techniques and how to combine video clips, photos, narration and music into a single video using smartphone apps iMovie for iPhones or FilmoraGo for Android..
Organizing Digital Photos
March 29 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Instructor: C.T. Krueger

We have hundreds - if not thousands - of pictures in our cameras, smartphones and computers. Now what...? This two-hour seminar teaches techniques to save and organize pictures from cameras and smartphones to your computer, to external devices and to “the Cloud.”
Valley Of The Kings Tour
All Ages
Join us for an educational tour of this private sanctuary that cares for animals of all sizes. VOTK provides refuge for abused, abandoned or retired lions, tigers, wolves and other animals. Not open to the public, this is an opportunity to learn about these magnificent animals up close.
Advanced Registration Required
Location: Valley of the Kings· W7593 Townhall Road, Sharon
Fee: $20/person
Date Time
Saturday, March 26 2:30 - 4:30 PM
Saturday, April 30 2:30 - 4:30 PM
Saturday, May 28 2:30 - 4:30 PM
Automotive 911
Ages 15 - Adult
Your stuck on the side of the road.....now what? You see symbols on your dashboard and don’t know what that means. This class will help you understand what to do in an emergency situation. You’ll understand what it means when the car is smoking and when you see different fluids. Joe is a certified mechanic that will teach you not only emergencies but also how to change a tire, change wiper blades, and basic maintenance. A great class for new drivers!

Instructor: Joe Vyhnanek, ASE Certified Mechanic
Thursday, May 19 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Fee: $20/person
Location: Big Foot HS, E7 (Shop)
Parking Lot Bingo
Tune your car radio in to an FM station and play from your very own vehicle! We’ll 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. Raffles for cash will be available.
Please register at least 2 days in advance.
$15/person (8 games with 3 cards) | Additional Cards $5 each
Date Time Location
Saturday, January 29 10:00 AM BFHS East Parking Lot
Saturday, February 26 10:00 AM Sharon School
Saturday, March 26 10:00 AM BFHS East Parking Lot
Saturday, April 30 10:00 AM Sharon School


Sports & Active Recreation

Golf Lessons
Ages 18+
Learn fundamentals and prepare to bring your game to the course. Proper etiquette and safety will be taught. Classes will cover basic full swing fundamentals, putting and stroke fundamentals, chipping, pitching and sand shots, as well as taking your game from range to course. A limited supply of golf clubs are available to those that are in need.

Instructor: Jack Shoger, PGA Instructor
Saturdays: April 16 - May 7 at 1:15 PM (Youth classes are available at noon)
Location: Abbey Springs Golf Course and Country Club Estates
Fee: $60 Resident / $75 Non-Resident - 4 weeks
Drop-In Pickleball
Ages 16 & Up
Come join the Big Foot Pickleballers! Our Pickleballers are a friendly bunch and welcome all skill levels. We have all the equipment and no experience is required to participate. Come try it out - you'll be hooked!
Supervisor: Larry Schendel
Sunday & Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00 pm
FREE with Big Foot Rec ID (one time $5 fee)
BFHS East Gym
Info on how to get an ID
16" Co-Ed Adult Softball League
We're restarting the league in 2022, so get your team together and register! Rules and roster requirements have been updated for more team flexibility and fun. Visit the 16" League page for details.
Coordinator: Chuck Thiesenhusen
Location: Big Foot Quadplex and Duck Pond Recreation Area
Mondays starting June 13 at 6:00 PM
8v8 Co-Ed Soccer League
Ages 16 +
This FUN new league is a great way to get together with friends and work up a sweat at the same time. Teams are coed and games will be officiated. All games will take place on the new turf field at Big Foot! Contact the Recreation Office or Rene for more information. Rules and roster requirements have been updated for 2022.
Coordinator: Rene Perez
More Information & Rules
Tuesdays, June 14 - August 2 at 6:00 PM
Registration
$20 - Advanced Registration Required
 
Rentals
$20
Kayak
$30
Tandem Kayak / Canoe / *Paddleboard (*lakes only)
   
Get your Turtle Creek Tee Shirt - only $15!

Waiver

2022 PADDLES

If you’ve never joined us for a paddle - you’ll soon find out how fun this group of kayakers is! Some paddles require cursory skills, other paddles will require developed abilities. No paddles exceed class II rapids and are ±2 hours. Beginners are encouraged to take the Kayaking 101 class.
Guide: Chuck Thiesenhusen
Date Time Location Difficulty
Sun, April 24 10:00 AM Turtle Lake - Spring Shake Down Easy
Sun, May 8 8:30 AM Turtle Creek, Section 1 Easy
Sun, May 22 8:30 AM White River, Sheridan Springs to Lyons Moderate
Sun, June 5 8:30 AM Piscasaw Creek, Section 1 Moderate
Sun, June 26 8:30 AM Mystery Paddle Moderate
Tue, July 12 5:30 PM Lauderdale Lake Easy
Sun, July 31 10:00 AM Turtle Creek: Section 4 - Family Paddle - bring your kids! Easy
Sun, Aug 14 8:30 AM Piscasaw Creek, Section 2 Moderate
Sun, Aug 28 8:30 AM Yahara River Moderate
Sun, Sept 11 8:30 AM White River, Section 2 - Lyons to Burlington Moderate
Sun, Sept 25 8:30 AM Turtle Creek, Section 6 Moderate
Sun, Oct 16 9
(date change)
10:00 AM Geneva Lake - Fall Colors Easy
EASY DIFFICULTY: Paddler should have cursory skills to navigate minor obstacles, slow current, river bends, and have the endurance for a 2 hr paddle. Beginners are encouraged to take the Kayaking 101 class.
MODERATE DIFFICULTY: Skilled at maneuvering around down trees and other obstacles, execute quick turns, manage moderate sweeping current, negotiate straight-ahead class II rapids, portage around obstacles if required, endurance for up to a 3 hr paddle.
REGISTRATION NOTE: Our paddles are very popular and will have waiting lists. Please respect your fellow paddler and check your calendar before registering. No refunds issued within 7 days of a paddle.

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