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(262) 275-2117

401 Devils Lane
Walworth, WI
53184

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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!
Questions or Concerns? Please don't hesitate and contact us
 

Youth Programs

Winter/Spring 2021


Arts & Crafts

Rec-Tivity Kits - at Home
All Ages
Are the kids driving you crazy yet? Grab one of our NEW Rec-Tivity Kits and keep your kids entertained as they dice into an art project, craft, or fun activity. Even better - get one for yourself! Each kit includes 4 to 6 activities. All supplies are included.

Instructor: Briana Sindahl
Registration Deadline: February 12 | Kit Pickup February 19
Age Appropriate Kits for: Ages 3 - 6 | Ages 7 - 10 | Ages 11 - 13 | Adult
Jr. Picassos
Grades 1 - 8
Have your child explore their hidden talents through painting, drawing & sculpting.

Instructor: Dean Connley
Tuesdays: April 6 - 20 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, E33
Fun With Clay
Grades 1 - 8
Back by popular demand! Students will have a chance to pick from a number of different projects in this fun class.

Instructor: Dean Connley
Tuesdays: February 9 - 23 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, E32
Slime Time!
Grades 1 - 8
Join us for ooey-gooey fun! We’ll be making fluffy slime, crunchy slime and more. Each child will get to take home the slime they make at the end of class
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Instructor: Briana Sindahl
Wednesdays: February 10 - 24 from 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, E33
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Enrichment Classes


Babysitting 101
Ages 10 - 14
In this course, your child will learn the basics of being a safe and responsible babysitter. Our instructor uses the Safekids 101 curriculum and each child will go home with a workbook, completion card and tote bag to start their business..

Instructor: Briana Sindahl
Saturday, March 13 from 9:00 AM - Noon
Young Chef's Baking Class
Grades 1 - 8
Learn the basics of baking while preparing mini-meals, desserts and other tasty treats. Develop safe cooking techniques while learning how to measure, prepare, serve and cleanup. Take home your delicious treats to share with your friends and family. Children's cookbook included.

Instructor: Katie Meyers, BFHS Foods Instructor
Wednesdays: March 10 - 24 from 4:00 - 5:15 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, E35 (Foods Room)
Fee: $30/resident
Home Alone Safety
Ages 9 - 14
Parents, peace of mind is here! Your child is finally old enough to stay home alone. We’ll prepare them for their solo adventure of taking care of themselves. Topics covered in class: responsibilities when staying home alone, simple first aid, understanding safety in unfamiliar scenarios, digital safety and much MORE! Min/Max: 8/20

Instructor: Briana Sindahl
Saturday, February 27 from 9:00 AM - Noon
Location: Big Foot HS, E36
Fee: $25/Resident
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
Location: Big Foot HS, E33
Fee: $25/Participant
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Activities & Outdoor Recreation

Rocket League
Grades 5 - 8
We are starting the Fall season with Rocket League! This fun game combines the excitement of driving games with the team strategy of soccer games to bring you an exciting combination of race car soccer..

Instructor: Dean Connley
Mondays: January 11 - February 1 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Library
Fee: $20/Resident
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
March 25 4:00 - 5:00 PM
April 22 (Earth Day!) 4:00 - 5:00 PM
May 27 4:00 - 5:00 PM
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
No snow makeup: February 15
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
Nerf Battle
Grades 1 - 8
Each session we will have skill challenges where we'll will get to practice and compete in different aspects of Nerf Combat. Each child MUST have eye protection to participate. Bring your own Nerf guns - we will provide the “ammo."

Instructor: Dean Connley
Location: Big Foot Upper Gym
Day Date Time
Thursday February 18 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Thursday March 4 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Thursday March 18 4:00 - 5:00 pm
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
1 Tuesdays: January 5 - 26 6:00 pm
2 Tuesdays: February 2 - 23 6:00 pm
3 Tuesdays: March 2 - 23 6:00 pm
4 Tuesdays: April 6 - 27 6:00 pm
5 Tuesdays: May 4 - 25 6:00 pm
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Dance Classes

Youth Dance Classes
Instructor: Lynette Vyhnanek
Saturdays: April 17, April 24 & May 1
Location: Big Foot HS, Studio Room

Pre-Ballet & Kiddie Movement
Ages 3 - 6
9:30 - 10:00 AM

Prepare for Ballet by learning the language, developing self-confidence and structure, and having fun!
Add Tap to your lessons from 10:00 - 10:15 for $10
 
Ballet
Ages 7 - 13
10:15 - 11:00 AM

Kids will enjoy expressing themselves through the art of dance in this fun and interactive class. Dancers will learn the fundamentals of ballet. Ballet barre and terminology is taught with the class.
Add Tap to your lessons from 11:00 - 11:15 for $10
 
Musical Theatre
Ages 5-13
11:15 - 12:00 PM
Dancing, Singing, and Acting...all in one class! This class will focus on Broadway style and technique of Jazz dance. Dancers will learn the basics of acting and gain confidence.
Add Tap to your lessons from 11:00 - 11:15 for $10
Dance Dress Code: Please check the list for attire/footwear you'll need for each level
Instructor Lynette Vyhnanek began dancing at the age of three. She is trained in Ballet (minor pointe work), Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, and Contemporary. Lynette has choreographed many solos, duos, and groups that hold First Place National Titles.
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Sports Programs

Big Foot Youth Sports Organizations

* These youth sports organizations are affiliated with the Big Foot Recreation District and BFRD assists these organizations as are able. Ultimately these organizations operate independently from BFRD.
Big Foot Ball & Glove Little Chiefs Basketball Geneva Lakes United Soccer Club Wolves Jr. Tackle Football & Cheer Big Foot Attack Volleyball Big Foot Wrestling Club
Mini Chiefs Youth Basketball
Grades 1 - 3
Join Mike and the Varsity team and have fun while learning how to play basketball. The hour will be split between drills and playing the game.

Instructor: BFHS Coach Mike Dowden
Wednesdays: January 13 - February 17 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Main Gym
Fee: $45/Resident

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

Instructor: Coach Jake Ries
Updated 1/19/21** The season will run from February 15 - March 24. Please attend the Parent Information Meeting for all the details, Q&A, and to register.
February 2 at 6 PM: Parent Information Meeting & Registration Deadline - BFHS Commons
Registration | Information Flyer | Additional Information
Youth Soccer
Ages 4 - 6
This program focuses on the basic fundamentals of soccer. Our instructor’s approach emphasizes the rules, basic moves, elementary and fun-filled drills. This well-rounded program breaks down each position for a full understanding of the sport.

Instructor: BFHS Coach Keith Blakeman & BFHS Soccer Players
Wednesdays: April 7 - May 5 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Soccer Field
Fee: $45/Resident
Girls Mini Attack Volleyball
Grades 1 - 4
Join Caitlin and the BFHS volleyball team and have fun while learning the fundamentals of the sport. The hour will be split between drills and playing the game.

Instructor: Caitlin Dowden
Saturdays: April 17 - May 15 from 9:00 - 10:00 AM
Location: Big Foot HS, East Gym
Fee: $35/Resident
Archery
Ages 8+
Enjoy the thrill of getting a bullseye! This fun and challenging sport is open to all 8 years and up (including adults). After understanding safety and the basics, hone your skills to become a better archer..

Instructors: Dean Connley & Chuck Thiesenhusen
Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 4, 6, 11, 13 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Practice Fields
Golf Lessons
Ages 5 - 18
Become a better golfer in an affordable group class environment. Basic fundamentals will be stressed, with a challenge for each student at their own pace. A limited supply of clubs are available.

Instructor: Jack Shoger, PGA Instructor
Saturdays at 1:15 PM (Adult classes are available at 1:15 PM)
Location: Abbey Springs Golf Course
Fee per session: $20 Resident / $25 Non-Resident
Take All 4: $60 Resident / $70 Non-Resident
Class Topic Date
The Key to a Better Golf Swing April 17
Putting Fundamentals April 24
Short Game May 1
Playing the Game (Putting it Together) May 8
Intro to Weight Lifting
Grades 7 - 8
Master the basic techniques of weight training of large muscle groups with proper balance, spotting, breathing, lifting and safety techniques. Regular attendance is required.

Coordinator: Coach Mike Welden
Mon & Weds: May 10 - June 2 from 4:30-5:30 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Fitness Center
British / International Soccer Camp
Ages 7 - 13
Simply put, amazing coaches, awesome accents, innovative practices and a unique cultural twist combine for a one of-a-kind camp experience! More Information

Instructors: International Soccer Players
Monday - Friday: July 6 - 10 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Practice Fields
Fee: $144
Register online: www.challengersports.com
Before June 5: receive a free replica jersey
After June 25: $10 late fee
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