OCPR Update: Spring is here, tee-ball and swimming seasons set to begin

Osage City Parks and Recreation is taking signups for tee-ball and getting the pool ready to open on May 28 for swimming season.

OCPR Tee-Ball
For children age 3, 4, 5; players need to turn 3 by May 1, 2016 to participate.OCPR-logo-red

  • Cost is $20 per player
  • OCPR tee-ball is a parent interactive program, meaning all parents are invited to help with this program. Tee-ball coaches are in charge of each game, making sure player positions are rotated and the batting order is set.
  • A Head Coach is selected by OCPR and the remaining parents serve as assistant coaches for the team.
  • Each team has a roster limit of 10 players.
  • Games are 45 minutes or 3 innings.
  • Each team bats everyone and then players rotate to the field for defense.
  • Team practice can start after the deadline, once teams are put together and a head coach is assigned.
  • Games begin the week of June 6.
  • Teams play 6 games, game dates are TBD, based on the number of teams participating.
  • Game times are 6pm or 7pm.
  • A game schedule will be sent out a week prior to the start of the season.
  • Signup Deadline May 13

Lifeguard Training and WSI Certification

OCPR is offering Lifeguard Training and Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification classes. The courses are led by Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Trainer and WSI. Instructor, Lynn Tice, 785-249-2199. Everyone participating in lifeguard training must be 15 by the time of the course. Everyone participating in WSI Certification must be 16 by the time of the course.

Lifeguard Training

  • May 26 & 27, 8am-5pm
  • May 28, 29, 30, 8am-12pm
  • Cost is $120
  • OCAC
  • Attendance Required Each Day
  • Signup Deadline May 1

WSI Certification

  • May 31-June 3 and June 6-10, 8am-12pm
  • Cost is $150
  • OCAC
  • Attendance Required Each Day
  • Signup Deadline May 15

CPR Re-Certification

  • May 23, 9am, Osage City Aquatic Center
  • Cost is $30

Lifeguard Re-Certification

  • May 24, 9am, *Includes CPR & First Aid
  • By Appointment Only, Contact Lynn Tice to signup
  • OCAC
  • Cost is $50

Osage City Swim Team
For Swimmers age 6-18, a swimmers age is their age on or before July 2, 2016

Swim Team Pre-Requisite:

  • MUST be able to swim the length of the OCAC Pool WITHOUT stopping.
  • MUST have completed Level 3 Red Cross Swim Lessons.
  • Swim Team Practice Starts the week of June 13.
  • Meet Schedule July 2-30.

Swim Team Parent/Swimmer Meeting

  • May 14, 9am, OCAC
  • This is a Mandatory Meeting for both parents and swimmers.
  • Swim Suit Sizes and Shirt/Tank Top Sizes will be taken.
  • Anyone not able to attend MUST meet with Letisha DeBaun prior to their first practice.
  • Fee, $50 per swimmer.
  • Any additional information, contact Letisha DeBaun, 785-969-2403, [email protected]

Red Cross Swim Lessons

Session One, June 13-23

  • 9-9:45am, Level 1, Pre-School III
  • 10-10:45am, Level 3, 5, Pre-School II
  • 11-11:45, Level 2, 4, Pre-School I
  • Signup Deadline, June 8

Session Two, June 27-July 18

  • No lessons on July 4th, Week 2 will be July 5-8
  • 9-9:45am, Level 1, Pre-School III
  • 10-10:45am, Level 3, 5, Pre-School II
  • 11-11:45, Level 2, 4, Pre-School I
  • 12-12:30, Parent Tot (6 mon-2 Yrs)
  • Signup Deadline, June 22

Session Three, July 11-21

  • 9-9:45am, Level 1, Pre-School III
  • 10-10:45am, Level 3, 5, Pre-School II
  • 11-11:45am, Level 2, 4, Pre-School I
  • 12-12:30am, Parent Tot (6 mon-2 Yrs)
  • Signup Deadline, July 6

Cost is $25 per swimmer per session. Pre-School classes are for children age 3-5. A minimum of 4 swimmers is needed for a class to make. Swim Lessons are Monday-Thursday ONLY. Lessons will not be held if the air temperature is below 70 degrees.

Private Swim Lessons

  • Cost $40 per week (One Week=Five 30-Minute Lessons)
  • Contact OCAC (Starting May 28) to Sign-Up

Swim Lesson Forms are available at Osage City Aquatic Center starting May 28.


SEE OCPR ONLINE at www.osagecity.com
*Click City Departments, then Parks & Recreation for program information,
printable signup forms, schedules and more!
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