Old Ottawa South Community Association

  • 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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  • 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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  • Adult Programs

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

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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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  • Southminster Development Proposal

    The City of Ottawa planning report regarding the proposal for 1040 Bank Street, that is, the Southminster Church property, is now available. The conclusion from the report:
    Friday, 17 November 2017 13:18
  • Grey Cup Transportation Game Plan

    Grey Cup 2017 festivities will be in full force at Lansdowne and beyond November 21-26, 2017. Here's what the plans are for getting to & from the game and other activities, with more details found at the Grey Cup Festival website.
    Thursday, 16 November 2017 10:55
  • Planning Primer Heritage Elective

    The Planning, Infrastructure, and Economic Development 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 free, half-day courses. You can register for the Planning Primer Heritage Elective course until November 17, 2017. Seating is limited to 40 residents per session.
    Tuesday, 14 November 2017 13:55
  • Stairwell Carollers 40th Anniversary Concert

    On Friday November 24, 2017 residents of Old Ottawa South will for the first time get to hear in their home area one of Ottawa’s top choral groups, the Stairwell Carollers, as they present a special 40th anniversary concert at Southminster United Church. This is a benefit concert for the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization, OCISO, and its work with refugees and immigrants here in Ottawa. It is also a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Stairwell Carollers in 2017-18, as well as OCISO’s own 40th anniversary coming up in 2018. OCISO is thrilled that CBC Ottawa’s Adrian Harewood has agreed to be the MC for this double anniversary concert.
    Sunday, 12 November 2017 09:54
  • Southminster Development Proposal at City Planning Committee

    Save the Date: Tues. Nov. 28, 2017 The Southminster Redevelopment Proposal will be heard and voted on by the City of Ottawa's Planning Committee on November 28th, 2017. The meeting will take place at City Hall, 110 Laurier West starting at 9:30 a.m. The meeting room and order of the agenda are to be announced. Watch the City's e-agenda for details.
    Friday, 10 November 2017 14:33
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Featured Events

Nov 26

Christmas Craft Show

OSCA is excited to present this year's Christmas Craft Show featuring handmade items from local artists and artisans. Sunday, November 26 from 10am to 4pm you will be able to find all sorts of gifts and holiday creations at The Firehall! 

We are now sold out of vendor spots for this show! We will have over 40 vendors - you won't want to miss it! 

Dec 10

Breakfast with Santa

We are so excited to present this year's Breakfast with Santa at The Firehall! On Sunday, December 10th we welcome you and your family to come down and have breakfast with Santa and the OSCA team.  From 10:30 am-12:30 pm we will be celebrating with Santa himself! 

There will be a free pancake breakfast for the first 150 people. You can enjoy face painting, crafts, cookie decorating, and other activities. Free admission! We only ask that you bring a donation of a food item for the Ottawa Food Bank! 

See you there! 

Community Events

Nov 19

Hopewell Ski & Skate Sale

Equipment drop off 1-4pm Sat. Nov. 18th at the parking garage entrance on Hopewell Ave. You name the price. Council receives 30%, you get 70%.

Nov 19

Ottawa Adventure Film Festival

The first international adventure film festival in Eastern Canada featuring adventure films from across the globe. Tickets. Sold out!

Nov 19

Canadian Folk Music Awards Events

Performances by CFMA nominees: Celtic Jam session at Patty's Pub; Songwriter's Concerts at Stella Luna & Life of Pie.

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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