Office Hours:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

(262) 275-2117

401 Devils Lane
Walworth, WI


2021 Fall Guide

En español
guía de verano

Need one? Contact us and we'll send one to you.




Register Activity Calendar Fitness Center Hours facebook Contact Us



Chuck Thiesenhusen, CPRE - Director

Chuck Thiesenhusen Chuck has been the director for the Big Foot Recreation District since October 2007.  Prior, working eight years at George Williams College as the Campus Recreation Director.  He has lived and worked in the area since 1997.  While working at George Williams, he had the opportunity to earn his masters degrees in both Recreation Administration and Business Administration.  Chuck has been a Cert. Park & Rec. Professional since 2012, and recented earned his Cert. Park & Rec Executive mastery credentials in 2021.

Chuck is an avid sailor and enjoys racing on the lake during the summer.  Chuck has his roots in Wisconsin and enjoys all that the area offers.  He is excited to be living and working within the Big Foot community.

Dean Connley, CPRP - Program Coordinator

Dean Connley
Dean graduated in August 2009, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation Management from Illinois State University. In 2010 he graduated from George Williams College with a Masters Degree in Recreation Administration. Dean earned his national accrediation as a Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP) in 2015.

In his free time he enjoys SCUBA Diving, boating, swimming and other recreational activities on the water. Dean lives in Walworth and is a part of the Big Foot community.

Vicky Hinchey - Administrative Assistant

Vicky Hinchey

Vicky earned her Associate’s Degree from the College of Lake County and has an expansive background of office and customer service management as well as graphic design.  She has been a resident of Walworth County for over 20 years, and currently resides in Williams Bay with her husband and  two boys who she is very proud of.  She enjoys swimming, hiking, camping and spending time with her family.

When Vicky isn't in the Big Foot Recreation office or spending time with her family, she is also a professional photographer who takes beautiful portraits specializing in prom/homecoming, weddings and other special events.


Lynette Vyhnanek, CPRP - Program Coordinator

Lynette graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from North Central College in Illinois. Her passion for dance and expertise with young children has already been seen in many Big Foot Programs. Lynette has over 10 years of experience in parks & recreation, and looks forward to organizing many more programs, and earned her national accrediation as a Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP) in 2021.

She resides in Williams Bay and enjoys spending time with her family. She is active in the community, loves boating, dancing, and traveling.