Old Ottawa South Community Association

  • Fall Fest Success!

    Fall Fest Success!

    Thank you to everyone who made this year's event a wonderful success!
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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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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.

Community Events

Oct 22

Municipal Election Day

Vote for Mayor, City Councillors, and school board Trustees.

Oct 24

Doors Open for Music: Musique française

An enchanting program of French music by Debussy, Tulou, Ravel, and Sancan featuring flautist Gertrude  Létourneau and pianist Catherine Donkin.

Oct 24

Abbotsford Learn & Explore

Chantal Genova is a Managing Partner at HealthCircle. It is described as a community network of mobile health professionals providing integrated and collaborative healthcare while ensuring privacy, quality, and convenience. Chantal will outline the HealthCircle Physiotherapy services that will be offered at Abbotsford on Mondays as of September. Learn about this and the other helpful services they offer Ottawans.

Oct 25

Make Your Story Pop

Learn how to effectively use story hooks, chapter hooks, word choices, sentence structure, and breathing space to keep your reader on the edge of their seat and flipping pages long into the night!  Weave tension and conflict like a pro throughout every aspect of your writing by pushing every element a little bit more. Ottawa-based author and storyteller Marie Bilodeau hosts this free workshop.

Oct 27

Teen Author Fest

Panel discussions, writing workshops, meet & greet sessions with eleven Young Adult authors, book sales, and more. Free bilingual event, open to everyone.

Green Dreamers

Old Ottawa South's Community Garden Brigade

Senior Watch OOS

Creating an age-friendly community

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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