Summer Youth Activities

Youth Program Fees: Resident $10 — Non-Resident $15
Participants must be required age/grade at the start of the class.

 Jump to Swim Lessons

Beginner Dance Lessons

Ages: 3 - 8

Classes are designed to teach beginner dance techniques in ballet and jazz to students.  Some basic baton skills will be introduced.

 

Click here for summer lessons schedule.

Beginner Spanish

Ages: 6-8

¡Bienvenido al mundo Española! (Welcome to the Spanish world!) Explore the Spanish language and culture with the use of songs, activities, games and movement. Children will be exposed to numbers, colors, greetings, expressions and more.

Click here for summer class schedule.

Beginner Youth Archery

Ages: 9 - 17

This class will focus on teaching and analyzing the correct techniques used in the sport of archery. Proper safety techniques and equipment information will be shared. Equipment will be provided. Participants may bring their own six arrows with target tips.

Arrows are available for purchase at a discount price at Jon’s Sport Shop. Please plan to purchase arrows before the first day of class.

Class will meet at Critters Wolf River Sports, 700 W. Main St., Winneconne (access to the range through Woodeye’s Restaurant) on Friday, July 18th.

Participants will enjoy a variety of 3D targets and the video archery range. More information will be provided at class. 

Click here for summer class schedule.

Click A Perfect Pic Workshop

Ages: 10 - 14

This is a hands on learning experience. Students will explore the inner workings of cameras, how and why different settings affect photographs and information about what creates a good image. These tools will be put to practice by completing photographic homework assignments. Students will also go “on location” for one class for photo opportunities.

Each student must bring a basic digital camera with memory card, smartphone or iPod device to each class.

Click here for summer workshop schedule.

FLL Bootcamp

Are you looking for a fun, fast-paced First Lego League (FLL) experience? During this 4-day camp you will explore the upcoming theme for the 2019 season. You will meet with experts in the field of the competition topic, take field trips around the region and practice FLL Core Values. Working

in teams, you will research and create a presentation, code a LEGO EV3 robot to complete missions and present to an audience of parents, experts, and invited guest on the last day of camp.

Fee: $100. This program is exempt from the family fee cap.

Financial assistance will be given to those who are OASD residents who qualify for the Free or Reduced Lunch Program. Proof of qualification must be provided at time of registration. The assistance will be provided as reduced program fees. Fees will be reduced by half.

Students must be in the required grade (4-8) as of the 2019- 2020 school year. Participants should bring the following with them daily: Sack lunch, water bottle and wear appropriate field trip attire.

To be invited to register for this program, families must first complete an online application at https://goo.gl/forms/w4ONnxACogpQ47pc2.

A hardcopy of the application will also be available at the ORD office, 425 Division St. Applications will be reviewed and accepted at the discretion of camp organizers. Once an application is approved, you will receive a camp registration form from the camp leader. This form needs to be completed and turned in to the ORD office with payment.

Questions regarding this camp can be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Participation in this camp is not a guarantee of placements on a fall 2019 FLL team in the OASD.

Click here for summer camp schedule and registration.

Foods Around the World

Ages: 11-14

Come join us for a trip around the world! Students will learn about cultures and be given an opportunity to cook and sample a delicacy from that culture. Flavors include Caribbean, Spanish, Australian and Swedish.

Click here for summer class schedule.

Friday Morning Bike Hikes

Ages: 9 - 12

Come join us for a Friday morning bike hike on the WIOUWASH State Recreational Trail. The WIOUWASH Trail is an abandoned railroad corridor with a crushed limestone trail surface. The bike hikes will start and end at a main lot located at County Highway S/County Highway Y.

Participants must provide their own bike, helmet, water bottle, and a small snack. Tennis shoes and applied sunscreen is recommended. 

Click here for summer bike hike schedule.

Participants must attend all six bike hikes.

No riding:  July 5th.

 

Geocaching

Ages: 9 - 12

Looking for a unique and fun way to spend time outdoors? Geocaching is an environmentally friendly outdoor recreational activity. This outdoor treasure hunting game involves searching for hidden objects using clues and GPS (global positioning system) coordinates. Enjoy learning and taking in the beauty of destinations while on your real life treasure hunt for geocaches!

YOU WILL NEED A GPS DEVICE SO YOU CAN NAVIGATE TO A CACHE. (NO GPS enabled mobile phones)

Wear good walking shoes and bring a small snack and water in a draw string bag

Click here for summer class schedule.

Go Gardening!

Grade: 4K - 2

Join the staff of Growing Oshkosh and learn about all the fun that lies within our school gardens! Students will assist in watering and harvesting, learn about basic plant anatomy, nutrition, composting, pollinators and other animal visitors.

Click here for summer class schedule & locations.

Golf Instruction

Ages: 8 - 16

This co-ed program provides instruction featuring an introduction to the various clubs used in the game and the proper mechanics of golf strokes.

Click here for summer golf instruction schedule.

Clubs must be furnished by the participant. Golf balls will be provided. A full set of clubs is not required, however, a driver, putter, and the #5, #7, and #9 irons are recommended.

Participants must be required age as of the first scheduled date of class.  An adult must accompany the child during lesson time. Adults may join the child in the lesson if interested.

In the event of inclement weather, Youth Golf may be cancelled and the cancellations will be posted on our website and Facebook page. There will be no makeup dates/refunds for any cancellations. 

Lessons will be held at Oakgreen Golf Course located in North Fond du Lac.

Healthy Kids in the Kitchen

Ages: 7-10

This class is designed to teach basic kitchen know-how including safety, measurements, utensils and use of small appliances.

Class will also focus on basic nutritional information and guidelines. Students will also be given the opportunity to prepare simple recipes that encourage healthy eating habits.

Click here for summer class schedule.

Horseback Riding Summer Camps

During the first hour riders will learn how to take care of a horse through proper safety, grooming, riding and tacking up a horse. Riders will also learn how to hand walk their horse, mount/ dismount and steer them around an enclosed arena. There will be a horse show on the last day to celebrate what they have accomplished. This instruction will be provided by certified riding horse instructor Odessa Merten.

During the second hour of the riding session, students will participate in the following horse activities. This instruction will be provided by ONHS Art Teacher Christina Hyde.

Fees: $270 for 6 days/session/person. Participants must register and attend all 6 classes.
All classes are exempt from the family fee cap and reduced rate.

All classes take place at Glen Valley Farm, 2561 Vinland Road, Oshkosh. Riders should arrive at Glen Valley Farm ready to ride. They should feel comfortable with and be respectful towards large animals. Each riding student should wear long pants (no capris or shorts) and rain boots/gym shoes with socks (no open toed shoes or sandals). This prevents blisters that can be caused by the saddle rubbing while riding. Participants must also wear a helmet. They can either bring their own bike helmet or a helmet will be provided.

Participants should enter the derby barn upon arrival at Glen Valley Farm.

Taking the Reins Session activities could include:

  • Canvas horse painting
  • Horseshoe stepping stones
  • Horse bingo
  • Horse popsicles
  • Wash horses
  • Bleach Dye Horse t-shirts
  • Scavenger Hunts

Click here for summer camp schedule   All classes are exempt from the family fee cap and reduced rate.

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Jolly Jester Community Theater (Youth)

Jolly Jester Community Theater (Youth)

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 finds 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 7-17 years.

Junior Anglers

Ages: 7-10

The Oshkosh Recreation Department and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will sponsor a Junior Angler Education Program for girls and boys. The program will cover aquatic ecology, fish habitat and habits, outdoor ethics, fisheries management, fishing equipment and fishing techniques. Two classroom sessions will be conducted in addition to a shoreline fishing experience.

The Junior Angler Program is for youth with little or no fishing experience. All fishing equipment will be provided. Participants must be required age as of first day of program.

Click here for summer class schedule.

In the event of inclement weather, Junior Anglers may be cancelled and the cancellations will be posted on our website. There will be no makeup dates/refunds for any cancellations. 

Sponsors:  Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources & Otter Street Fishing Club

Junior First Lego League

Grades: K - 3

For children in grades K-3, Junior FIRST LEGO League (Jr.FLL) captures young children’s curiosity and directs it toward discovering the wonders of science and technology. This program features a real-world scientific concept to be explored through research, teamwork, construction and imagination. Guided by adult coaches, teams use LEGO bricks to build a model that moves and develop a Show Me Poster to illustrate their journey.

Requirements:

  • A team consisting of 6 members, grade K-3 
  • Jr.FLL Registration form for ORD.
  • $55 registration fee (per team member) or $330 per team
  • Volunteer Disclosure Statement and Criminal Background Check Authorization form for Oshkosh Area School District for each adult coach.
  • Confirmation of requirements by Sarah Ludwig (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Note: The Jr.FLL season runs from August to April. Teams of six must be formed, fees collected and all forms filled out, and confirmation from Sarah Ludwig prior to registration with ORD.

 

Little Einsteins

Ages: 4-7

Learning basic science concepts through entertaining demonstrations and hands on experiments. Classes are interactive, age appropriate and FUN!

Click here for summer class schedule.

NEW Cabs Child and Babysitting Safety

Topics covered in this class will include: Babysitting as a Business, Safety and Injury Prevention, Leadership, Play Time, Basic Caregiving Skills, First Aid and CPR information.

Students will be provided with many hands on experiences during this 4 hour course and will leave with confidence knowing that he/she is ready to work.

Please see Friend & Family CPR course information if interested in receiving more detailed CPR information.

Students will receive a book and certification card at the completion of the course.

FEES: $50/Resident, $55/Non- Resident

Click here for summer class schedule.

NEW Family and Friends CPR (American Heart Association)

This class is a perfect addition for CABS participants and adults. This CPR class will cover basics of CPR & choking.

Students will receive a participation card at the completion of the course.

FEES: $40/Resident, $45/Non-Resident

Click here for summer class schedule.

NEW NAME! NEW LOCATION! TIMES! Tumbling & Movement

Ages: 3 -11

Students will learn basic tumbling and physical coordination activities. Development of large motor skills such as running, jumping, leaping and hopping will also be emphasized. Participants must be required age as of the first scheduled date of class.

Click here for summer class schedule.

No Classes July 4.

We Love Parents But . . .

With your child’s best interest in mind, parents are invited to their child’s first, mid-term and last class meetings. Our instructors have found that their quality of instruction has often been affected by parents and /or sibling distraction, interruptions and various other concerns during class time. We also feel it is most beneficial for children to have recreational time with their peers. When possible, an area within the program facility will be designated as an appropriate place to wait during class time.

Oshkosh Summer Fun Runs

Join us for the 3rd Annual Oshkosh Summer Fun Runs! These runs provide children ages 2 – 14 an opportunity to participate in a non-competitive event open to all levels and abilities. Participating children will experience the positive impact of a fun, healthy, fitness-focused series of events centered on self- esteem and physical activity. Fun runs are safe, encouraging, and family focused.

Kicking off our third year, the Oshkosh Summer Fun Runs were started by a group of local running enthusiasts who want to empower the next generation through health and fitness opportunities. The Fun Runs operate under the umbrella of the Oshkosh Recreation Department and work in collaboration with the Oshkosh Boys and Girls Club and Winnebago

County Park. The runs are staffed completely by volunteers from pdsF.U.S.I.O.N, Oshkosh West and North Track and Cross Country Teams and UW-Oshkosh Track/Field and Cross Country. The runs, t-shirts and refreshments are free of charge to all participants thanks to our generous local sponsors.

Fun Run Dates

  • Sunday, June 9
  • Sunday, June 30
  • Sunday, July 14
  • Sunday, August 4

Time

  • 6:00 PM Registration & Activities
  • 7:00 PM Races

Location

  • Winnebago County Park (near the Archery Range,Shelter #3)

Ages

  • 2 – 14 years old*
    Children ages 4 and under are encouraged to have an older sibling or adult run with them. All participants will receive a participation ribbon and refreshments after each run. Children who participated in 3 of the 4 runs will receive a t-shirt.

Distances are approximate

  • Ages 6 and younger: 1/4 mile
  • Ages 7-9: 1/2 mile
  • Ages 10-14: 1 mile

Fee

FREE (No rain dates will be scheduled)
Registration prior to race day is encouraged, however there will be onsite registration beginning at 6pm each Sunday. Registration forms available through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 920-203-2881.

pdsF.U.S.I.O.N Community Wellness Mission

Working together with local businesses and agencies to help individuals and families with education, tools and resources to cultivate and sustain a culture of health and wellness. Our goal is to fuse all the elements of wellness: spiritual, social, emotional, career, intellectual, environmental and physical

as well as all levels, abilities and interests into a variety of programming efforts. With graceful intensity and relentless passion, we will be connected to one another creating a healthier overall person and community.

Thank You to our Oshkosh Community Sponsors and Partners

Oshkosh Recreation Department, Winnebago County Park, 4Imprint, Kwik Trip, Festival Foods, Kimberly-Clark, Oshkosh Boys & Girls Club, UW-Oshkosh Kinesiology Club, Oshkosh North & West High School Cross Country Team, Oshkosh Kiwanis Club, Verve a Credit Union, American Family Insurance, Valley Popcorn, RunAway Shoes, EAA, Sherwin Williams, pdsF.U.S.I.O.N and Big Apple Bagels

Onsite registration will be available beginning at 6:00 PM each Sunday. Races will begin at 7:00 PM. Race day status due to any inclement weather and other Fun Run information can be checked on the Oshkosh Summer Fun Runs Facebook page.

Outdoor Art Camp

Ages: 5 - 10

Most materials provided. Participants must be the required age by the first day of camp selected.

June 17 - 18 & June 19 -20

Participants may register for one camp only.

In the event of inclement weather, Outdoor Art Camp may be cancelled. There will be no makeup dates/refunds for any cancellations.

Click here for summer camp schedule.

Playground Special Events

Friday Fun Field Trips

The playground program is for children ages 6 and older.  We will accept registration for Fun Field Trips beginning June 22nd, at the Oshkosh Recreation Department Office.

JUNE 21:  Badger Sports Park, Appleton

JUNE 28:  Building for Kids, Appleton

JULY 12:  Tundra Lodge, Green Bay

JULY 19: Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame/Stadium Tour, Green Bay

JULY 24:  Season End Celebration

Find out more about the Playground Program in the Activity Guide.

Pom Pon Mini-Camp

July 30 & Aug 1
10am - 12pm

Ages: 6 - 8
Location:  Rec Department Gym

Students will learn skills and techniques used in Pom Pon routines. Camp will consist of small and large group interaction. Students will perform a short routine at the end of the session.

Parents are asked to send their child with a water bottle. 

Click here for summer camp schedule & registration information.

Sports of All Sorts I

Ages: 5-6

This program introduces children ages 5 & 6 to the basic skills and rules of kickball, baseball/softball, soccer, flag football, disc golf, and ladder golf. Living a healthy lifestyle will be encouraged. Participants must be the required age by the first day of camp selected.

Click here for summer class schedule.

In the event of inclement weather, Sports of all Sorts may be cancelled and the cancellations will be posted on our website. There will be no makeup dates/refunds for any cancellations.

No class July 4.

Sports Of All Sorts II

Ages: 7-9

This program is for 7 to 9 year olds who would like to improve their skill level in kickball, baseball/softball, soccer, flag football, disc golf, and ladder golf. Living a healthy lifestyle will be encouraged. Participants must be the required age by the first day of camp selected.

Click here for summer class schedule.

In the event of inclement weather, Sports of all Sorts may be cancelled and the cancellations will be posted on our website. There will be no makeup dates/refunds for any cancellations.

No class July 4

Tae Kwon Do

Ages: 7+

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.

Click here for summer Tae Kwon Do schedule and fees.

Tennis Lessons

Ages: 6 and up

The YMCA Tennis Center and the Oshkosh Recreation Department have teamed up to provide Oshkosh with an excellent summer tennis program for both boys and girls. 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 and all ages. Tennis instructors will have the right to place your child in the appropriate level after the first days of the session.

Participants must be required age/grade at the start of the class.

In the event of inclement weather, Youth Tennis may be cancelled and the cancellations will be posted on our website. There will be no makeup dates/refunds for any cancellations 

Click here for summer tennis lesson schedule and fees.

The Playground Program

Ages: 6 and older.

Games, crafts, field trips, and special activities for boys and girls are held at school sites around the City. Attendance is on a drop in basis. Children may leave the playground prior to closing time but must sign a check-out form with the site leader. Fridays are generally reserved for field trips to selected “Fun” sites in the area, which will require a nominal fee. A special flyer with specific details on these field trips will be distributed at the playground locations.

Details on all activities will be provided through a weekly newsletter prepared by the playground leaders at each site.

Click here for summer playground program schedule & locations.

In the event of inclement weather, Playgrounds may be cancelled and the cancellations will be posted on the website. There will be no makeup dates/refunds for any cancellations.

No playground on July 4 and July 5

Tot Time

Ages: 4 - 5

Offers games, crafts, stories, and special activities for boys and girls Monday through Thursday. Participants must be required age as of first day of program. Participants are expected to attend for the entire class period.

Click here for summer tot time schedule & locations.

In the event of inclement weather, Tot Time may be cancelled and the cancellations will be posted on the website. There will be no makeup dates/refunds for any cancellations.

No Tot Time on July 4.

Urban Gardening Experience Camp

Grades: K - 5

Fees: $15-Resident/$20-Non Resident  (This camp is exempt from the Family Cap.)
Location:  Growing Oshkosh Urban Farm

At this camp students will experience diferent facets of the Growing Oshkosh Urban Farm. Topics will include basic gardening skills, composting, aquaponics, nutrition and container gardening. Students will be able to taste test new foods.

Dress appropriate for outdoor garden activities.

Grade K-2        July 29 -31        9:00am - 10:-00am
Grade 3-5        July 29 - 31     10:30am-12:00pm

Click here for summer camp registration.

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Summer Swim Lessons

Please note the NEW Youth Swim Lesson Levels.

Swim Lesson Participant Information

Please Read Carefully Before Registering

Fees are as follows: Resident-$15; Resident (Free or reduced lunch program qualifiers)-$10; All non-residents $20.

Participants may enroll initially in one class. Participants wishing to enroll in an additional class must wait until completion of the original class. Registration must take place in person only at the ORD office (6/21/19 or 7/3/19 for Class2 AM or 7/8/19 after Class 2 PM) during regular office hours.

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. You must bring paperwork received from the class your child completed for verification of proper placement. See registration information page for registration dates and instructions.

If you are unsure what level to register your child for, please call the ORD office at (920) 424-0150, and we will try to assist you.

If you have taken lessons elsewhere, please provide us with that information on your registration form so we may properly process your form.

Class size is limited. Maximum 8 for Levels PC, 1 - 6. Maximum class size for Pre-School 3 & 4 year old classes is 6.

If you are going to miss the first scheduled day of class, you MUST notify the ORD Office, 424-0150, prior to the first day of class or you will automatically be DROPPED from the class and replaced with someone from the wait list.

Registrations will NOT be accepted at the pool site.

NOTE: Pool temperatures are regulated by the schools within state health code standards. The schools try to maintain a comfortable water temperature for all user groups. Please keep this in mind when attending our classes. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please speak with the Head Instructor at your lesson site or call the ORD at 424-0150

Parent/Child

Age:  3 year minimum

This class is for the child who has never taken lessons before, is afraid of the water, cannot put his/her face in the water, or hold their breath and needs parental assistance. Beginner swimming skills are introduced. An adult must attend and participate in this class with the child.

Click here for summer Parent/Child class schedule.

Pre-School 3 & 4

Ages:  3 - 4

Pre-School 3 & 4: 3 or 4 years of age only (formerly 3 & 4 Beginner and Advanced)

Continuing ORD Student-passing of Parent/Child and 3 or 4 years of age or former 3 & 4 Beginner

For the child who has not had formal swim lessons but would be comfortable in the water without parent assistance. Skills learned will include kicking, floating, submersion and more.

Click here for summer pre-school 3 & 4 class schedule.

Older Beginner

Ages 10 - 14

For the child who needs to work on beginner skills (Beginner 1 or 2) and is not comfortable being with the younger children. Students will be taught at their level and progressed accordingly.

Click here for summer Older Beginner class schedule.

Adult Beginner

Ages 18+

Basic swimming skills and pool safety instruction for the adult beginner. Instructor-Carrie Bores

Click here for the Adult Beginner swim class schedule.

Beginner 1 - Intro to Basics

Formerly Level I – Introduction To Water Skills

Beginner 1 – Intro To Basics: (5 years of age minimum):

Continuing ORD Student: passing of Pre-School 3 & 4 or

formerly 3 & 4 year old Advanced (no matter age)

This class is for the child who enjoys submersion, is comfortable on their back in the water and actively uses their arms and legs to move in the water. All basic skills for swimming on front and back are taught.

Click here for summer Beginner 1 class schedule.

Beginner 2 - Swimming Fundamentals

Formerly Level II - Fundamental Aquatic Skills

Beginner 2 – Swimming Fundamentals: passing of Beginner 1 or former Level I

All basic skills for swimming on front and back are taught. Students will work on completing skills independently.

Click here for summer Beginner 2 class schedule.

Advanced 3

Formerly Level III - Stroke Development

Required:  Passing of Beginner 2 (formerly Level II)

Students will work in deep water, begin diving, perform the front and back crawl strokes, and is ready to learn the elementary back stroke.

Class size is limited. Maximum 8 for Levels PC, 1 - 6. Maximum class size for Pre-School year old classes is 6.

Click here for summer Advanced 3 class schedule.

Advanced 4

Formerly Level IV A & B

Required:  Passing of Advanced 3 (formerly Level III or Level IV A)

 

This level works to strengthen all strokes. Breaststroke, sidestroke, butterfly and turning are introduced. Begin endurance work.

Click here for summer Advanced 4 schedule.

Swimmer 5 - Stroke Refinement

Formerly Level V

Required: Passing of Advanced 4 (or former Level IV-B)

This level continues to strengthen all strokes and refine proper techniques.

Click here for Swimmer 5 summer class schedule.

Swimmer 6 - Fitness and Safety

Formerly Level VI A & B

Required: Passing of Swimmer 5 (or former Level V or Level VI A)

This level works to perfect all strokes, turns and dives. Four types of turns are taught.

Click here for Swimmer 6 summer class schedule.

ORD Swim Team

HEAD COACH: Carrie Bores

FEES: Resident – $25 per swimmer Non-Resident - $30 per swimmer

LOCATION: West H. S. Pool

Open to boys and girls who are NOT currently participating on a competitive swim team/ club. Children must be able to swim at least

one length of front crawl/freestyle and backstroke (25 yards). Strokes must use proper techniques (i.e. face in water with proper breathing) and without use of floats, etc. Participants must be required grade during the 2019-2020 school year. Coaches will work on proper stroke development of the four competitive strokes (front crawl/freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly), increasing each child’s fitness level, flexibility and stamina. This program is not a substitute for swimming lessons

Click here for summer swim team schedule.

ORD Swim Team Try It Days

For all NEW swimmers to the ORD Swim Team. Skill evaluations will be done on Tuesday, June 11 and Wednesday, June 12 at West High School Pool from 12:30 – 1:00pm.

New swimmers need to attend only ONE Try It Day session. 

Participants must meet the minimum requirements to participate on the team. A parent or adult guardian needs to be present. After evaluation is completed and swimmer is accepted, swimmer may begin to attend regular practices.

Practice begins for all RETURNING members on Tuesday, June 11.

Click here for summer swim team schedule.