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(262) 275-2117

401 Devils Lane
Walworth, WI
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Thank you for voting us #1 for Family Fun in 2020

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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Area Guide for Ice Skating, Sledding, Showshoeing & X/C Skiing
Rotary Park - Walworth
OPEN:Ice on East Rink
Updated 2/8/21
*Note* The Rotary Rink is maintained by the Village of Walworth
Please call (262) 275-2127 for questions.
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

Spring 2021 Skills & Drills Basketball Camp
Improve your basketball skills with Varsity Big Foot Coaches Mike Dowden & Hunter Price.
Saturdays: Feb 20 - April 24 - Join Anytime
7th & 8th Grade 9:00 - 10:00 AM
4th, 5th, 6th Grade 10:00 - 11:00 AM

All 10 Saturdays: $25 | 3 Saturdays: $10
Pay at the door. Checks to: Little Chiefs Basketball More Info
Smartphone Video & Editing
In Person: Wednesday, February 24 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Shooting and editing video with your smartphone is an efficient way to produce spectacular videos. This two-hour workshop covers 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.
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
February 25 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
February 27 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
$10 per person | $5 rental
Location: Kishwauketoe, Williams Bay
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, February 28 1:00 - 8:00 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
3 Tuesdays: March 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
All things... Dr. Seuss March 2 7:00 PM
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 11 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM
FREE - Register by March 1
Location: Big Foot HS, W8
Star Party with GLAS - $15/car
All Ages
Join GLAS for another great star party at the Duck Pond Recreation Area in Fontana! Tune in your car radio and follow along while you enjoy a tour of the night sky with Adam McCulloch and other astronomers.
$15/car Advanced registration is preferred.
March 5 February 19 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM
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
March 14 at 10:00 AM
Medicare Made Simple - FREE
March 16 from 6:00 - 7:15 PM
Healthcare at any stage of life is important. Choosing the right Medicare plan is an important part of your retirement strategy. Learn the differences between Medicare Supplement, Advantage, and Part D plans along with the timing for claiming benefits.
Instructor: Jim Pfeil, FIC, RICP, Sierra Financial Services. *Classes WILL be on Zoom.
Big Foot Book Club
Ages 16 & Up
Join the Big Foot Rec Book Club - 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 Link
Facilitator: Jill Connley
"The Lions of Fifth Avenue" by Fiona Davis
March 18 from 5:30 - 6:30 PM
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, March 20 10:00 AM



COVID-19 Resources
updated 2/22/21
Walworth County Vaccine Distribution
Currently for Residents 65+ or in Phase 1A
· Residents WITHOUT a primary healthcare provided:
WalCo Online Vaccine Registration

· For Residents WITH a primary healthcare provider
Expect correspondence from your provider
Vaccine Timeline & More Information
Get on the WI Vaccine Registry
· Register and schedule your COVID-19 vaccine near you.
· Get notified
when you are eligible.
More Details & Registration Link
* Available starting March 1

FREE Drive-thru testing at the Walworth County Fair Grounds in Elkhorn
North Gate Entrance off HWY 11
March 2,9
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Advanced Registration is recommended
FREE Rapid testing at UW-Whitewater
*New Location starting February 1*
UW-W Community Engagement Center
1260 W. Main Street, Whitewater
Monday - Friday
11:00 AM - 7:00 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.