Old Ottawa South Community Association

  • Christmas Craft Show 2018

    Christmas Craft Show 2018

    Join us on Sunday, November 25th from 10:00 am-4:00 pm at the Firehall. We have over 40 vendors for this year's show! Read more about what you can expect.
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  • Breakfast with Santa

    Breakfast with Santa

    OSCA presents Breakfast with Santa Sunday, December 9, 2018 10:30 am-12:30 pm At the Firehall
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  • Saturday Night Fever: Movie at The Mayfair

    Saturday Night Fever: Movie at The Mayfair

    On Sunday, December 16th OSCA will be wrapping up our 40 year anniversary in style! We will be showing the original 1977 Saturday Night Fever starring John Travolta! Join your neighbours from Old Ottawa South and beyond as we come together to celebrate all things 70's! Read more to find out the details.
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  • Fall 2018 at OSCA

    Fall 2018 at OSCA

    Our Fall session is in full swing! Check out our Fall 2018 Program Guide for more information, it's never too late to register!
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  • Old Ottawa South Resident? Join OSCA - it's free!

    Old Ottawa South Resident? Join OSCA - it's free!

    If you wish to vote for the OSCA Board, you must be an OSCA member. If you wish to stand for election to become a Board member, you must also have signed up as a member at least three months before the AGM. To become a member click below and register today - it’s free! Want to join the OSCA Board? Contact the Nomination Committee at nominations [AT] oldottawasouth [DOT] ca.
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  • Register for OSCA Programs

    Register for OSCA Programs

  • OSCA runs programs year round for children, youth adults and families. After-four care, day camps and special camps for PD Days and March breaks take pressure off working parents.

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  • Adult Programs

    Pursuing your dream, staying healthy, getting fit. You can do it all economically and in a supportive environment.

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  • Pretty much any time, any day we are running some sort of kids program. All ages, all sorts of activities in safe, fun and allergy-sensitive caring environments. Read more
  • After-four program

    Looking for an early start to the day? Our Breakfast Club starts at 7:30 am, Monday to Friday, with walk-over to Hopewell School before classes. OSCA’s also offers an After-4 Program for children in Gr. 1-6, from 3:00-6:00PM.

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  • Camps

    OSCA offers a full day recreation program for PD days of Ottawa-area school boards for JK to Grade 6. We also offer a wide range of day camps during the summer for children in JK all the up to Grade 10.

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  • In our pottery studio, we provide:
    • Private pottery lessons
    • Seasonal pottery studio membership
    • Wheel throwing
    • Kids clay and youth pottery

    The studio is available for members to use when there are no classes. Hours are posted in the studio.

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  • Fitness Centre

    We provide access to cardiovascular exercise machines, free weights, and resistance bands in a quiet, welcoming environment. Read more
  • Birthday Parties

    Skip the work and plan your next birthday party with OSCA, where we offer a fun place to party with friends and family.

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News

  • Learning in Retirement - Winter 2019 Session

    Learning in Retirement - Winter 2019 Session Carleton University Learning in Retirement has announced the upcoming session scheduled for Winter 2019. The session will feature a total of twelve lecture series, two writing workshops, and two language workshops. The lecture topics include art, architecture, politics, history, music, physics, and literature. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.
    Monday, 12 November 2018 07:24
  • The Making of Antony and Cleopatra

    The Making of Antony and Cleopatra Where Youth, Energy, and Creativity Meet, We Are All Made Richer Every now and then the universe aligns just so, and suddenly you remember why you are alive. Such is the power of spending an afternoon with the fine young actors from The Company of Adventurers.
    Thursday, 08 November 2018 14:54
  • Planning Primer II: Development Review and Implementation

    The City of Ottawa Planning and Growth Management Department offers the Planning Primer Program to help residents become more aware of, and more involved in, the land-use planning process. The program is a series of half-day courses. The next session:
    Wednesday, 07 November 2018 08:12
  • Saturday Night Fever: Movie at The Mayfair

    On Sunday, December 16th OSCA will be wrapping up our 40 year anniversary in style! We will be showing the original 1977 Saturday Night Fever starring John Travolta! Join your neighbours from Old Ottawa South and beyond as we come together to celebrate all things 70's! Read more to find out the details.
    Tuesday, 06 November 2018 07:02
  • Recruiting for Boards and Committees

    The City of Ottawa is recruiting volunteers to fill vacancies on a number of boards and committees. These volunteers can make a difference in the community by providing their expertise, knowledge, and professionalism. Several positions are available:
    Friday, 02 November 2018 18:13
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Featured Events


Nov 25

Christmas Craft Show 2018

Join us on Sunday, Nov. 25th 2018 10 am - 4 pm at The Firehall (260 Sunnyside Ave)!

This year's show will be a fabulous display of local talent, as always! We are now FULL for this year's show. To join the waiting list as a vendor please email oscaprograms [AT] oldotawasouth [DOT] ca. Read more about our vendors here.

 



Dec 09

Breakfast with Santa

OSCA presents Breakfast with Santa Sunday, December 9, 2018 10:30 am-12:30 pm At the Firehall, 260 Sunnyside Avenue. Free pancake breakfast for the first 150 people! Face painting, crafts, cookie decorating with Yummy Cookies, games. Admission is FREE we only ask you to bring a monetary or food donation for the Ottawa Food Bank.



Dec 16

Saturday Night Fever: Movie at The Mayfair

On Sunday, December 16th OSCA will be wrapping up our 40 year anniversary in style! We will be showing the original 1977 Saturday Night Fever starring John Travolta!

Read more about the event here. 



Community Events


Nov 14

Doors Open for Music: Lovely Impulsive Youth

Music by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, and Shostakovich featuring Montreal-based violinist Jung Tsai, cellist Marc Labranche, and pianist Tomoko Inui.



Nov 14

Abbotsford Learn & Explore

Pat Goyeche is the Coordinator of Community Programs at Abbotsford. She had an opportunity to visit her daughter who was working in Oxford, England in late June en route to Krakow and Warsaw, Poland. She is excited to share her unexpected delight and appreciation of Poland.



Nov 14

Science Cafe: Children and Online Safety

All are welcome at this free Carleton University event featuring Sonia Chiasson, School of Computer Science.



Nov 14

JS Bach Magnificat

Matthew Larkin directs the Caelis Academy Ensemble with the Ottawa Baroque Consort in a concert featuring The Magnificat and other works by J. S. Bach. Guest soloists include Ellen McAteer (soprano), Jean-Philippe Fortier-Lazure (tenor) and Philippe Sly (bass baritone). 



Nov 15

Dispatches Without Borders

An original play by John MacLachlan Gray draws on dozens of MSF volunteer blogs to introduce five distinct characters at the front lines of humanitarian field work who explore the complexities of the work experience from five different points of view. The performance will be followed by a Q&A period and a cocktail hour. Cash bar. Get your ticket thru Eventbrite.



Green Dreamers

Old Ottawa South's Community Garden Brigade
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Senior Watch OOS

Creating an age-friendly community
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OSCA's mission

Our Goals

OSCA builds a strong sense of community and engages the residents of OOS through its various programs, services and activities.

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613-247-4946