OAK Lessons

OAK Lessons 2018-2019


Each OAK lesson is one hour in length and the program runs for the entire season from September to May out of the Appleby College Pool located at 540 Lakeshore Road West in Oakville.

2018-19 OAK Lesson Practice Schedule (Tentative)

Swimmers are divided into groups (Lesson A, B, C and D) depending on their age. This is so your children will be at a similar level to other swimmers in the lessons and not out of their depth and struggling. Swimmers MUST meet the minimum required skills within their age bracket. Please see below for more details Each child will receive a free OAK cap.

Lesson A (born in 2012 and Jul.-Dec. 2011):

Be independent Bob with rhythmic breathing
Float on front and kick
Float on back and kick

Lesson B (born in Jan.-Jun. 2011 and 2010):

Kick on front with board for 10 metres
Kick on back for 25 metres
Jump into deep water unassisted
Tread water for 30 seconds

Lesson C (born in Jul.-Dec. 2008 and 2009):

Front crawl arm motion and kick for 15 metres
Back crawl arm motion and kick for 15 metres
Breastroke / whip kick leg motion

Lesson D (born in Jan.-Jun. 2008 and 2007):

Swim 1 length front crawl with breathing
Swim 1 length back crawl
Kick with flutter board for 3 lengths
Fly leg motion / dolphin kick
Complete a somersault in the water

The first Lesson class will begin on September 21st / September 22nd. Note that lesson dates are confirmed on a monthly basis. On occasional dates may change due to circumstances beyond the Club's control. The total number of lessons will remain the same for the entire season. Monthly calendars will be posted ahead of time on the members' side of the OAK website.