Summer Adult Activities

Active Aging Activities

Available on a drop-in basis. Free to play.

Activity

Age

Days

Time

Location

Volleyball 50+ T &Th 8:30 - 10:30am Recreation Gym

Cancelled:  July 31 & August 2, 2018

Additional dates will be announced on an as needed basis.

Adult Bean Bag League

League will consist of 6 to 8 teams and will be round robin. Teams will play every team in their league so friends and co-workers can be certain to play each other with some friendly competition. Best out of 3 games, teams play first one to 21 and must win by 2. If you can’t play every week, DON’T WORRY because it is completely free to have an unlimited amount of substitutes play in your place. Just notify the Recreation Department that you will have a substitute player.

Official Bean Bag League Rules

WHEN: Monday nights
DATE: June 4 - July 30 (tentative)
TIME: 6:00 PM
FEES: $30.00
AGE: Anyone 18+ are welcome

REGISTRATION: Begins April 2 (Registration packets available for download and in our office). 

Download the Adult Bean Bag League registration form

 

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons

GET READY FOR SUMMER!

Basic swimming skills and pool safety instruction for the adult beginner.

Click here for summer class schedule.

Adult Coed Kickball League

Adult (16+) coed evening kickball league available to all residents in the Oshkosh Area School District. League play is offered Wednesday evening. Registration packets will be available beginning Wednesday, April 18.

Entry deadline is May 16 at 4:00 PM in the Recreation Department Office.

Fees will be announced. The league will play approximately 8 games.

League play begins Wednesday, May 30.

Adult Exercise

Fees: Participants 16 & Older $ 3.25 per class

Participants must purchase a punch card before attending a class. Cards are available for purchase at the ORD office and on- site at the class location. Cards will only be sold BEFORE class at the on-site locations. Payment by check is preferred. Cash payments must have exact change. A maximum of 30 classes may be purchased per card. The card may be used at any of the listed classes. Participants can join a class at any time.

NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING LOST/STOLEN WORKOUT CARDS.

CARDS ARE VALID THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2017. CARDS DATED PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 ARE NOT VALID.


Click here for summer exercise class schedule & Free Pass for one class.

— Important Fitness Note —

Before you start any exercise program you should consult with your physician, especially if you are over 35 years of age, are taking any form of medication, have not exercised regu- larly, or if you have had any symptoms of heart disease or other serious illness that might affect your ability to exercise

 

Adult Softball

Adult evening softball league available to all residents in the Oshkosh Area School District. Information coming soon.

Rain-Out Information:

Games may be cancelled/relocated due to inclement weather. Cancellations are posted here or call (920) 424-4044.

Adult Tennis Lessons

The YMCA Tennis Center and the Oshkosh Recreation Department have teamed up to provide Oshkosh with an excellent summer tennis program. The YMCA Tennis Center will handle all daily operations of the program including questions, scheduling, staffing, and tournaments. The Recreation Department will provide financial support, facilities and the registration process. There are activities for all abilities. All classes require a minimum of three participants.

Each class meets once a week. Lessons will be made up if inclement weather occurs.

Click here for summer lesson schedule and fees.

Low Impact Aerobics

Enjoy a light cardiovascular workout with flexible dance routines. No memorization required.

In the event a HEAT ADVISORY is posted, Rec Gym exercise classes will be cancelled.

Click here for summer exercise class schedule.


Fees: Participants 16 & Older $ 3.25 per class

Participants must purchase a punch card before attending a class. Cards are available for purchase at the ORD office and on- site at the class location. Cards will only be sold BEFORE class at the on-site locations. Payment by check is preferred. Cash payments must have exact change. A maximum of 30 classes may be purchased per card. The card may be used at any of the listed classes. Participants can join a class at any time.

NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING LOST/STOLEN WORKOUT CARDS.

CARDS ARE VALID THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2018. CARDS DATED PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 ARE NOT VALID.

— Important Fitness Note —

Before you start any exercise program you should consult with your physician, especially if you are over 35 years of age, are taking any form of medication, have not exercised regularly, or if you have had any symptoms of heart disease or other serious illness that might affect your ability to exercise

 

Oshkosh Area Community Band

The Oshkosh Area Community Band is available to all interested post-high school adults. During the summer season, they welcome high school students who will be either a junior or a senior in the Fall to participate in their summer performances. The band is under the direction of Mr. Terry Hathaway, former director of bands at Lourdes, North High and West High Schools.

The year round band rehearses every Monday evening from 7:00-8:30 PM in the West High School band room (ecept holidays and the month of August).

For additional information contact the Recreation Department Office at (920) 424-0150, Terry Hathaway at 233-3961, visit their website at www.oacb.org , visit the Oshkosh Area Community Band on Facebook or email them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Oshkosh Area Community Band performs several times during the year. Some of the performances include: Fall Concert, Oshkosh Holiday Parade, Community Christmas Sing-a-long, Spring Concert, Veteran's Home at King, four "Concerts In the Park", and Oshkosh 4 th of July Parade. This band also has two active auxiliary performance groups, a full stage/ swing band and a Dixieland band. 

Oshkosh Choraliers

 The Choraliers are a mixed chorus made up of adults living in the Oshkosh Area who enjoy music and singing in a choral group format. They are under the direction of Mary Backus, a retired music teacher . The group rehearses weekly from January through May and presents a spring concert for the public as well as selected performances during the year.

The Choraliers are under the guidance of the Recreation Department and a choral advisory board. Interested individuals may contact Sarah Anderson at (920) 235-6139, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via Facebook.

A small membership fee is required, administered by the Oshkosh Choraliers Board of Directors. Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30PM, January to May.

Rehearsals are held in the choir rooms of Oshkosh West High School and Christ Lutheran Church in Oshkosh. The 2018 concert will be held on Saturday, May 5th at the Alberta Kimball Auditorium.

Pickleball

Yes...Pickleball! It is one of the fastest growing sports in the country, especially in Senior Communities. It provides plenty of exercise, eye-hand coordination and you do not have to be “super athletic” to play. This is a game of strategy, for both men and women of all ages.

For more information on Pickleball, visit: USAPA.org.

Open play is designed as “drop-in” play. You come when you can, leave when you must. Tennis shoes need to be worn. Racquets and balls will be provided.

Click here for summer schedule and fees.

This class is exempt from Family Fee Cap and reduced rate.

Cancelled: May 28, 2018. Additional dates may be announced.

Stroller Aerobics

Open to parents with their children ages newborn to 5th grade. The perfect way for a parent and child to workout together. Participants will work on toning and conditioning while engaging with their child who can exercise too. This class is family friendly and flexible. We will work class to best fit the needs of the day. Participants are asked to bring their own strollers or carriers, water bottle, hand towel and yoga mat if you have one.

In case of inclement weather, class will meet at the Rec Gym.  In the event a HEAT ADVISORY is posted, Rec Gym exercise classes will be cancelled.

Click here for summer exercise class schedule.

Cancelled: July 4


Fees: $5.00 per class for adult participant.  

— Important Fitness Note —

Before you start any exercise program you should consult with your physician, especially if you are over 35 years of age, are taking any form of medication, have not exercised regularly, or if you have had any symptoms of heart disease or other serious illness that might affect your ability to exercise

 

Tae Kwon Do

This class is available to boys and girls and adults. Individuals will learn discipline, respect, self-confidence and self-defense. Students must wear a soft-soled tennis shoe. Comfortable clothing is also recommended. Youth participants must be a minimum of 7 years of age as of first day of program.

No Class on July 3, 2018.

Click here for summer class schedule and fees.

Water Exercise

Cardiovascular conditioning and spot toning done in water. This class offers less stress on the joints and back. You do not have to swim to enjoy this class.

Pool temperature and maintenance is regulated by the high school maintenance staff, not the ORD.

Note: The water temperature at North High School is maintained between 79°F-82°F within state health code standards to accommodate all user groups. Please keep this in mind when attending our classes.

Click here for summer exercise class schedule.

Cancelled: July 4


Fees: Participants 16 & Older $ 3.25 per class

Participants must purchase a punch card before attending a class. Cards are available for purchase at the ORD office and on- site at the class location. Cards will only be sold BEFORE class at the on-site locations. Payment by check is preferred. Cash payments must have exact change. A maximum of 30 classes may be purchased per card. The card may be used at any of the listed classes. Participants can join a class at any time.

NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING LOST/STOLEN WORKOUT CARDS.

CARDS ARE VALID THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2018. CARDS DATED PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 ARE NOT VALID.

— Important Fitness Note —

Before you start any exercise program you should consult with your physician, especially if you are over 35 years of age, are taking any form of medication, have not exercised regularly, or if you have had any symptoms of heart disease or other serious illness that might affect your ability to exercise

 

  pdf Click here to download the summer registration form. (117 KB)