Old Ottawa South Community Association

  • Fall 2018 at OSCA

    Fall 2018 at OSCA

    We are weeks away from our Fall session! Find out more about the fall fun we have planned!
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  • Summer 2018 Program Guide

    Summer 2018 Program Guide

    Summer is in full swing! Check out what's happening at OSCA.
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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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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  • 2018 Summer Camps

    2018 Summer Camps

    Registration opens February 1st 2018
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  • Register for OSCA Programs

    Register for OSCA Programs

  • OSCA Celebrates 40 years!

    OSCA Celebrates 40 years!

    2018 marks the 40th anniversary of The Old Ottawa South Community Association! Stay tuned for a wonderful year filled with celebration. Throughout 2018 we'll be looking back on the wonderful years we've had, and planning for the even more amazing years ahead! Stay connected with us through Facebook, Twitter, and Instragram as we celebrate our anniversary! @OldOttSouth
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  • 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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  • Housing Options for Seniors

    Housing Options for Seniors Seniors from Capital Ward are invited to explore housing options at this free event with Councillor David Chernushenko and Bonnie Schroeder, Council on Aging of Ottawa Director of Age-Friendly Ottawa.
    Wednesday, 15 August 2018 22:31
  • Fall 2018 at OSCA

    Fall 2018 at OSCA The team at OSCA has been hard at work planning another amazing fall session. We can’t wait to welcome you back in September! Read more find out what to expect this fall:
    Monday, 13 August 2018 12:07
  • Master Piano Recital Series Returns to Southminster

    Concert details for the Master Piano Recital Series (MPRS) 2018-2019 season are now available. Performances take place at Southminster United Church, Bank Street at Aylmer Avenue. The series kicks off Friday, October 12, 2018 with a concert by Sofya Gulyak featuring works from Chopin to Prokofiev.
    Monday, 13 August 2018 10:27
  • Toxics and Health

    An opportunity to learn more about the toxic impact on our bodies of personal care products, cleaning products, and more: a public dialogue on the future of chemical policy in Canada with Dr. Lanphear, Simon Fraser University ( “Little Things Matter” video series), and Erica Phipps, Director Children’s Health and Environment. This is a free event.
    Tuesday, 07 August 2018 20:59
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  • Twelfth Night by A Company of Fools

    Twelfth Night by A Company of Fools A Company of Fools returns to Windsor Park with the ever popular Torchlight Shakespeare Series – bringing Shakespeare to Ottawa parks all summer long! Now in its sixteenth year, this season’s Torchlight production is the farcical romantic comedy Twelfth Night – one of Shakespeare’s most beloved works.
    Friday, 03 August 2018 11:44
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Featured Events

Sep 08

Porch Sale 2018

Join OSCA as we celebrate the annual community-wide Porch Sale! The event will take place within the community between 8:00am-3:00 pm.

Need a break? Join us between 11am-1:30 pm on the Firehall porch for live music, face painting, and BBQ! 

Note: Porch sale is a community-wide event! You are encouraged to set up on your lawn or driveway with your treasures for the day! 


Oct 14

Fall Fest 2018

Join us on October 14 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm at Windsor Park! We'll be celebrating all things Fall! Join us for BBQ, Music, games & activities for all ages! We'll have a contest for the best Soup, Pie, Preserves & bread, so get all your best Fall flavours ready!! Stay tuned as we post more information about the event on Facebook and here on our website! 

Nov 25

Christmas Craft Show 2018

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

This year's show will be a fabulous display of local talent, as always! Interested in becoming a vendor at this year's show? Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

Community Events

Aug 23

House of PainT Festival

Workshops, dance competitions, youth showcases, poetry, music, and more at this urban culture and arts festival under the Dunbar Bridge. 

Aug 26

Full Moon Yoga

Rama Lotus Yoga Centre and the City of Ottawa present this free monthly event open to all levels, so join the moonlit class on the Great Lawn.

Aug 30

Sep 05

Doors Open for Music: Sunny Ritter

Prize-winning eight-year-old Canadian pianist Sunny Ritter in her first ever solo recital. She will perform works by Chopin, Filtsch, Mozart, and Rameau.

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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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