Old Ottawa South Community Association

  • Spring & Summer Guide NOW AVAILABLE!

    Spring & Summer Guide NOW AVAILABLE!

    Check out what we have planned for Spring & Summer 2019! We've combined our guides this this year and there is SO much to look forward to! Registration opens March 6th and 7th, 2019.
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  • Summer 2019 Camp Guide

    Summer 2019 Camp Guide

    Check out the line-up for Summer 2019!
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  • Old Ottawa South Resident? Join OSCA - it's free!

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

    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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  • 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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Featured Events

Sep 07

Old Ottawa South Porch Sale

Ottawa South Porch Sale

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

Location: 260 Sunnyside Avenue

Time: 11am-1:30pm

Community Events

Jul 24

A Midsummer's Night Dream

Bear & Co. presents this beloved Shakespeare masterpiece. Bring the family, a picnic, something to sit on, bug spray, and rain gear, if it  mizzles. (The show will go on, unless conditions turn unsafe.) Suggested donation: $20 per person.

Jul 25

Side by Side Weekend

Ottawa's newest independent music festival! Born of a partnership between neighbouring Old Ottawa South venues House of Targ & Black Squirrel Books, featuring over 30 independent acts from Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritimes. Details & ticket info available here.

Jul 25

Tea & Tech

Free tech help for seniors 60+. Grab a coffee while a Carleton student volunteer helps you understand the basics of your phone, laptop, or iPad.

Jul 27

Annual Park Party with Catherine McKenna

Join Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna for activities and entertainment for the entire family. All ages welcome. There will also be community booths and refreshments.  Feel free to bring lawn chairs or blankets and stick around for the afternoon.

Jul 28

Concert: Fiddlehead Soup

Free concert, rain or shine. Fiddlehead Soup is an energetic collection of musicians singing world music, folk, and other cool stuff.

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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