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 - 10:15am Recreation Gym

Cancelled:  July 4th

Additional dates will be announced on an as needed basis.

 

Adult Basketball

Adult evening basketball league is available to all residents in the Oshkosh Area School District. League play is offered on Tuesday night at the Recreation Gym. Minimum of 4 teams are needed to conduct the summer league. A maximum of 16 teams will be allowed.

pdf Download the Summer Basketball Registration form. (68 KB)

pdf Download the 2017 Summer Team Waiver form (233 KB) .

Entry Deadline is Tuesday, May 9 at 4:00 PM in the Recreation Department Office.  Registration information will also be available beginning Thursday, April 13 in the Recreation Department Office.

pdf Download the Summer League Poster for full details. (32 KB)

2017 Fees:

$60.00 Sponsor Fees
$27.00 Player Fee (Resident)
$42.00 Player Fee (Non-Resident)

Minimum of 8 players per team.  Maximum of 12 players per team.

View Official Summer Basketball League Rules

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.

WHEN: Monday nights
DATE: June 3 - July 29 (tentative)

REGISTRATION: Begins April 1 (Registration packets available online and in our office).
TIME: 6:00 PM
FEES: $30.00

AGE: Anyone 18+ are welcome

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. Instructor-Carrie Bores.

FEES:

Resident $36.50, Non-Resident $39.50

Click here for summer class schedule.

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, 2019. CARDS DATED PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 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

 

Softball schedules are available on the website.

Oshkosh Softball Commission

Jerry Diemel - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Randy Pribek - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Brian Robinson - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Doug Tyriver -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Derek Rufer - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

The Oshkosh Softball Commission, an advisory group to the Recreation Department, meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Recreation Department Office. Individuals are encouraged to attend to discuss any problems or concerns. Rules for the 2020 season will be discussed during the August and September meetings.

RAIN-OUT INFORMATION: Games may be cancelled/ relocated due to inclement weather. Cancellations are posted at www.oshkoshrecdept.com 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.

The fee is: $20.00/Residents & Oshkosh YMCA Members and $22.00/Non-Residents

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, 2019. CARDS DATED PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 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

 

NEW Adult Pickleball Lessons

Pickleball is a fun, easy game to learn. Class will cover rules, basic strategies and an opportunity to play and learn! Enjoy the new Menominee Park Pickleball facility! Class will be taught by YMCA Tennis Center staff.

The fee is: $20.00/Residents & Oshkosh YMCA Members and $22.00/Non-Residents

click her for summer schedule

NEW Jolly Jester Community Theater (Adult)

NEW Jolly Jester Community Theater (Adult)

Jolly Jester Community Theater is a musical theater opportunity for the both adults and kids age 7 and up. Our production will be Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Familiar to all from the very childhood biblical story about the wise Joseph. The show begins with a narrator singing about the story of Joseph to a Sunday school class. The story is about Joseph and his 11 brothers. Jacob, his father gives him a coat. His brothers and their wives are jealous of this dreamer brother of theirs and his coat and find a way to get rid of him. The story moves to Egypt where we find Joseph is a slave and ends up in jail. Pharoah who has had dreams he can’t figure out calls for Joseph to help him interpret his dreams. Joseph has found favor with Pharoah. Meanwhile back in Canaan we find out the fate of the brothers and wives and witness a great reconciliation at the end. The story is told through 24 catchy songs that everyone will love.

All interested participants must register through the Recreation Department prior to tryouts.

Try-outs for the production will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019 and Tuesday, June 18,
2019 from 6:30 to 8:30 at South Park Middle School. Interested participants will be asked to sing a song with a karaoke track or acapella, no longer than 1 minute.

Cast rehearsals will be held primarily on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays based on part with some Saturday mornings as well. Location is to be determined.

Cost to participate:

Resident Youth: $10
(7 – 17 years old) Non-Resident Youth: $15

Resident Adult: $25
(18 + years old) Non-Resident Adult: $30

Tickets for the performance will be available at dress rehearsals, at the Recreation Department Office and at the door the day of the performance. Ticket prices are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors (62 & over), $8.00 for youth ages 3-17 years.

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. Dave Berndt.

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, visit their website at www.oacb.org, 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 4th 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 2019 concert will be held on Saturday, May 4th 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: July 5, 2019. Additional dates may be announced.

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.

FEES:

Resident Youth: $10.00/Session Non-Resident Youth: $15.00/Session

Resident Adult: $34.00/Session Non-Resident Adult: $39.00/Session

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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, 2019. CARDS DATED PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 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

 

 Click here to download the summer registration form.