Oak Forest Barracudas :

Oak Forest Swim Association (OFSA), is committed to providing a safe sport environment that is athlete-centered and that is characterized by the values of fairness, integrity, open communication, and mutual respect. We provide a safe, healthy, and positive environment for athletes to be active and learn to love the sport of swimming.

The Vision for OFSA is to strive for excellence with our swimmers and families through self- discipline, teamwork, and the joy of swimming in a supportive and productive team environment.

OFSA has started an outreach program during the Summer of 2014 and is hoping to raise awareness and acceptance of special needs and teach our swimmers that doing things for others that they love to do, can be very rewarding. ?Barracudas Swim for HIE Friends? should teach our athletes more compassion and empathy. They will learn that there is power in simply the thought of doing something they love for another person who maybe cannot swim, walk, run, etc.

OFSA was established over thirty-five years ago by parents of the community to provide competitive, team-oriented swimming opportunities to all interested youth families. The program?s long-term success has been due to committed parents and the long-standing relationship with Oak Forest High School. The Oak Forest Swim Barracudas is a non profit, parent owned and operated club. We offer high quality professional coaching and technical swim instruction for all ages and abilities. We have a United States Swimming, USS, year round competitive swim team that competes at the local, state, regional and national levels. We offer year round learn-to-swim lessons, as well. We are constantly growing and training novice and experienced swimmers to maintain a well rounded swim program. We are looking forward to meeting you and having you join us.

OFSA follows USA Swimming SAFE SPORT guidelines.
When making the decision to report a concern you have, it can often feel intimidating and overwhelming. Please use these guidelines to help you on the first step If you are not sure who to contact with a concern please contact Safe Sport Staff at the National Office and we will be sure to talk through your concern, answer your questions and connect you with the correct people.

*If you concern deals with any of the following:Sexual Misconduct,Sexual Harassment, Sexually Explicit/Inappropriate Communication through Social Media Please contact the U.S. Center for Safe Sport to make a report. Call (720) 524-5640, or find more information at www.uscenterforsafesport.org.
*If your concern deals with any of the following:Criminal Charges,Use, Sale, or Distribution of illegal drugs,Physical Abuse,Inappropriate Touching,Lap Sitting,Coaches sharing hotel rooms with Athletes,Rubdown or Massage performed by coaches, Pictures or video taken in locker rooms or changing areas Please contact Liz Hahn ehahn@usaswimming.org at the National Office or complete the online reporting form.
*If your concern deals with any of the following:Fraud,Deception,Recruiting Please make a report through your Zone Board of Review by referencing our Zone Directors List.
*If your concern deals with any of the following:Peer to Peer Bullying,Adult to Athlete Bullying,Parent Issues,Violations of team rules and team code of conduct Please make a report to the OFSA Safe Sport Coordinator Amanda Grage at ofsa_safesport@yahoo.com.
Summer Time Trial
Apr 30, 2020 (06:30 PM) - Apr 30, 2020 (08:30 PM)
OFSA v. HWSA (Away)
May 14, 2020 (05:30 PM) - May 14, 2020 (09:30 PM)
OFSA v. GILS (Home)
May 21, 2020 (05:45 PM) - May 21, 2020 (09:15 PM)
OFSA v. EASC (Away)
Jun 11, 2020 (05:45 PM) - Jun 11, 2020 (09:45 PM)
Senior State
Jul 16, 2020 (05:00 PM) - Jul 19, 2020 (05:00 PM)
Summer Regionals
Jul 24, 2020 (05:00 PM) - Jul 26, 2020 (05:00 PM)