Swim Lesson Information

  1. Any swimmer with a serious medical condition should inform the OHDCC staff upon registration.
  2. Unfortunately, we are unable to re-schedule any missed classes. If you have any questions, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator at 519-882-2232
  3. Please bring past report cards to the first class. Final report cards will be handed out on the last day.
  4. Parents are welcome to speak to Instructors during lessons to find out their child’s progress.
  1. Taking pictures during lessons is prohibited.
  2. Parents may observe lessons from viewing area only.
  3. All swimmers must shower before entering pool.
  4. Children not completely toilet trained must wear snug-fitting rubber pants or specialty swim diapers. Swim diapers are available at the reception desk for a fee.
  5. Parents must accompany their child in the water for the following levels: Starfish, Duck and Sea Turtle.

Fall Session - Registration starts Aug 21st @ 6:30am

Swim Preschool:

An 8-level program for children 4 months to 5 years of age.

Starfish

(4 - 18 months):
Babies experience buoyancy and movement through songs and play in the water.

Duck

(18 - 30 months):
Learn how to use floating objects for support through games, songs and active water play.

Sea Turtle

(30 - 36 months):
Swimmers learn the front swim, how to kick, jump into chest-deep water, hold breath and blow bubbles underwater.

Sea Otter

(3 - 5 yrs):
Swimmers learn to become comfortable in the water with the instructor by swimming 1 meter assisted and floating with assistance.

Salamander

(3 - 5 yrs):
Swimmers learn to swim 2 meters, stay afloat for 5 seconds, open eyes under water, float without assistance and jump into chest-deep water.

Sunfish

(3 - 5 yrs):
Swimmers learn to swim 5 meters, float without assistance in deep water, and jump into chest-deep water.

Crocodile

(3 - 5 yrs):
Preschoolers start Independent glides and kicking in deep water.

Whale

(3 - 5 yrs):
Children learn to swim independently and participate in team games.

Swim Preschool Schedule

30 minute classes - Winter, Spring and Fall Session Only.

Class Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Saturday
Starfish
4-18 months
  10:30-11:00
5:00-5:30
11:00-11:30 10:30-11:00
5:00-5:30
11:15-11:45
Duck
18-30 months
  10:30-11:00
5:00-5:30
11:00-11:30 10:30-11:00
5:00-5:30
9:00-9:30
Sea Turtle
accompanied
30-36 months
  10:30-11:00
5:00-5:30
11:00-11:30 10:30-11:00
5:00-5:30
9:30-10:00
Sea Turtle
unaccompanied
30-36 months
 11:00-11:30 1:00-1:30      
Sea Otter
3-5 years
4:30-5:00
5:30-6:00
1:30-2:00
5:30-6:00
6:30-7:00
11:00-11:30
5:30-6:00
10:00-10:30
1:30-2:00
5:30-6:00
6:30-7:00
9:30-10:00
10:00-10:30
10:30-11:00
11:00-11:30
12:30-1:00
Salamander
3-5 years
11:30-12:00
5:30-6:00
10:00-10:30
4:30-5:00
6:00-6:30
7:00-7:30
11:30-12:00
5:00-5:30
1:00-1:30
4:30-5:00
6:00-6:30
7:00-7:30
9:00-9:30
10:00-10:30
11:30-12:00
12:00-12:30
Sunfish
3-5 years 
11:30-12:00
5:00-5:30
10:00-10:30
4:30-5:00
6:30-7:00
11:30-12:00
4:30-5:00
4:30-5:00
6:30-7:00
9:00-9:30
12:30-1:00
Crocodile
3- 5 years
  5:30-6:00
7:00-7:30
11:30-12:00
5:30-6:00
6:00-6:30
7:00-7:30
9:30-10:00
12:00-12:30
Whale
3-5 years 
  5:15-5:45
7:00-7:30
11:30-12:00
5:30-6:00
6:00-6:30
7:00-7:30
10:00-10:30
12:00-12:30

Swim Kids:

A 10-level program for children 6 years of age and older.

Level 1:

Swimmers work on floats, glides and kicking.

Level 2:

Swimmers work on front swims and back swim.

Level 3:

 This level provides an introduction to the front crawl and diving.

Level 4:

 Swimmers further develop the front crawl and back glides with shoulder roll back crawl, kneeling dives and surface support.

Level 5:

 Swimmers learn back crawl, sculling skills, whip kick on the back and stride dives.

Level 6:

 This level refines front crawl, back crawl and introduces elementary backstroke.

Level 7:

 This level builds skills and endurance and introduces whip kick on front.

Level 8:

 This level is an introduction to breaststroke, feet-first surface dives and rescues entries.

Level 9:

 This level refines the front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke and breaststroke.

Level 10:

 This level has a final assessment of the strokes for technique and distance.

Swim Kids Schedule Levels 1-5

30 minute classes levels 1-4 - Winter, Spring and Fall Session Only.

Class Tuesday Thursday Saturday
Level 1 4:30-5:00 4:30-5:00
5:30-6:00
10:45-11:15
Level 2 5:00-5:30
6:00-6:30
5:00-5:30 10:30-11:00
11:00-11:30
11:30-12:00
Level 3 5:45-6:15 4:30-5:00
5:15-5:45
11:00-11:30
11:30-12:00
Level 4 4:30-5:00
6:00-6:30
4:30-5:00
5:45-6:15
9:00-9:30
10:15-10:45

Swim Kids Schedule Levels 5-10

45 minute classes levels 5-10 - Winter, Spring and Fall Session Only.

Class Tuesday Thursday Saturday
Level 5 4:30-5:15 5:45-6:30 9:30-10:15
11:15-12:00
Level 6 5:00-5:45 5:00-5:45 10:00-10:45
Level 7 5:45-6:30 5:00-5:45
5:45-6:30
9:00-9:45
Level 8 5:45-6:30 5:45-6:30 9:00-9:45
Level 9 5:15-6:00 5:00-5:45 10:30-11:45
Level 10 5:15-6:00 5:00-5:45 10:30-11:45

Private & Semi-Private Lessons

One on One instruction with a certified instructor. 30 minute class per week for 12 weeks

Winter, Spring and Fall Sessions Only. 

Mondays
3:30 - 4:30 pm

Wednesdays
3:30 - 4:30 pm
6:00 - 7:00 pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays
4:00 - 4:30 pm

Fridays
3:30 - 7:30 pm

Sundays
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

Private Lessons -  $144.00 per person
(Members and Non-members)

Semi-Private Lessons -  $228.00 for 2 people  
( for 2 people, must supply 2nd person for lesson spot) (Members and Non-members)

*Maximum 2 Private Lessons Per Person*

Group Lessons

3 people max with a certified instructor. 30 minute class per week for 9 weeks
*Must provide three names upon booking

  •  Once per week for 12 weeks.
  •  Lessons are either 30 minutes or 45 minutes depending on the level.
  •  Members receive three (3) sessions of group swimming lessons per membership year.

 

Homeschool Swim Lessons (Winter, Spring and Fall Sessions Only)

Join us Friday Mornings for Homeschool Lessons
11:00-11:30 am and 11:30am-12:00 noon

 

Jr. & Sr. Swim Teams

Petrolia Piranhas Swim Team

Mondays and Wednesdays 

4:00 - 4:45 pm or 4:45 - 5:30 pm

$66.00 Members - $81.00 Non Members