Old Ottawa South Community Association

  • Summer Program Registration starts June 1

    Summer Program Registration starts June 1

    Whether you’re looking to create a work of art, get some physical activity, or leave your children somewhere after-school, we have you covered. See our program guide.
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  • Summer camps

    Summer camps

    Our summer camp registration is up and running! We’ve brought back Firehall classics and introduced some new, exciting camps. Spaces are filling fast, so register now to ensure your space.
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  • Capital Spokes Bike Rodeo & Rally

    Capital Spokes Bike Rodeo & Rally

    On Sunday June 11, 2017 the Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) is partnering with the City’s Safer Roads Program to host a Bike Rodeo in Windsor Park.

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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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  • After-four program

    OSCA operates an After-four program for kids in Grade 1 to 6. For $145 per month we pick them up from Hopewell after school, entertain and educate them for 90 minutes until you get home. Did I hear you say 'Phew!'?

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  • Camps

    March Break, Summer, PD Days. For educating your kids outside the classroom in a safe and supportive environment when you have to work or can't be the expert in everything.

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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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  • Ottawa Indie Fest: Sat. June 3, 2017

    A day-long celebration of Canadian Independent Film! Ottawa Indie Fest is pleased to announce its inaugural screenings of Canadian independent films on Saturday June 3, 2017 at beautifully renovated La Nouvelle Scene Theatre in the heart of Ottawa's art district. Founded by Old Ottawa South resident and filmmaker Ed Kucerak (Kublacom Pictures) and Ottawa filmmakers Jith Paul (Treepot Media) and Blair Campbell (4 Sight Media), the film festival program this year consists of four feature-length films and six shorts, all Ottawa premieres. Highlights include:
    Thursday, 25 May 2017 06:55
  • Thoughts on Library Hours?

    The Ottawa Public Library would like to know what you think about its hours of operation. Take the OPL Hours of Operation Survey here.
    Monday, 22 May 2017 13:12
    Tags: library
  • Overwhelming Turnout to Public Consultation on Brewer Park’s Future

    Overwhelming Turnout to Public Consultation on Brewer Park’s Future Originally published in the May 2017 OSCAR. The first public consultation on Brewer Park’s renewal, which took place on March 23, 2017, demonstrated that the community truly cares about the park’s future. An overwhelming number of local residents turned out to the meeting, all eager to provide their feedback and input. The meeting was an initial step that marked the start of a multi-year process of listening, planning, seeking funding and then implementing the re-development of the park.
    Sunday, 21 May 2017 07:20
    Tags: Brewer Park
  • Free Bike Tune Ups

    Free Bike Tune Ups Right Bikes Ottawa is offering free bicycle tune-ups at Lansdowne Park, 1450 Queen Elizabeth Drive, the week of May 21-28, 2017 from 12 to 7pm. Drop by and celebrate Bike to Work month with a quick tune-up from a pro bike mechanic.
    Wednesday, 03 May 2017 09:40
    Tags: Cycling
  • City Noise By-law Under Review

    The City of Ottawa Community and Protective Services Committee will examine the Noise By-law at its meeting Thursday, May 18, 2017. There are no proposed changes to the existing process for special event exemptions. The aim is to reduce noise through: the enforcement of bass noise and vibration; a reduction in the construction noise exemption level; improved enforcement of commercial deliveries and waste collection; and a reduction in the permitted duration of car alarms from 20 minutes to 5.
    Tuesday, 16 May 2017 15:28
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Featured events

Jun 11

Capital Spokes

Join your friends and neighbours in this free fun-filled bicycle rodeo and rally.

Sep 09

Old Ottawa South Porch Sale

Annual community-wide porch sale. Buy, sell, and trade treasures in Old Ottawa South.

Community events

May 29

Abbotsford's Topical Talk

Dr. Della Wilkinson, RCMP research scientist and Glebe resident, will discuss how science has helped convict some of Canada’s most notorious serial killers and provide a glimpse into how science and technology will impact future crime scene investigation.  Must register in advance.

May 29

Sesquicentennial Prime Ministers Book Club - Sir Robert Borden

Greg Donaghy will present the life and times of Sir Robert Borden, prime minister during the trying days of the “Great War.” Free event presented by the Old Ottawa East Community Association.

May 30

Women's Health, Women's Rights Tour: Ottawa

Octopus Books, Inter Pares, and Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights present a discussion of sexual and reproductive health and rights. Free event. Limited seating. Please RSVP.

May 31

Doors Open for Music: In Times of Crisis

Works written during and in reaction to the 20th-century world wars by Lili Boulanger, Debussy, Prokofiev, and Messiaen. Dominic Guilbault, violin and Justine Pelletier, piano.

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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085 888 5555