Old Ottawa South Community Association

  • Winter Programs Are Coming

    Winter Programs Are Coming

    Our 2020 Winter Program guide will be available online no later than November 20th. It will be available in print when the December OSCAR is available (the week of November 25-29). Registration will open online and in person on December 4th at NOON for preschool, child, and youth programs and December 5th at NOON for adult programs and pottery studio memberships. 

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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 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 way 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 24

OSCA's Christmas Craft Sale

Come join OSCA for our annual Christmas Craft Show in November. We have over 40 vendors selling beautiful handmade crafts so you can do all your holiday shopping in one place! 

Time: 10AM-4PM

Dec 01

OSCA Garden Club's Holiday Floral Decorating Workshop

 Amber Tiede of Riverwood Gardens (www.riverwoodgardens.ca, @riverwoodgardens) will talk about her sustainable flower farm where the evergreens used to make the wreaths will come from. She will then show us how to make lovely wreath. Cost $25/person.

Dec 04

OSCA Winter Registration for Preschool, Child, & Youth Programs

Registration for our 2020 Winter Programs will open December 4th at NOON online and in-person for all Preschool, Child, and Youth Programs. 

Dec 05

OSCA Winter Registration for Adult Programs

Registration for our 2020 Winter Programs will open December 5th at NOON online and in-person for all Adult Programs and Pottery Studio Memberships. 

Dec 08

Breakfast With Santa

We will have free pancakes for the first 150 people! There will also be face-painting, cookie decorating, crafts and...of course, a visit from Santa!

Community Events

Nov 12

Card Club

Come on out and join us for cards at the Firehall! Socialize with people in Old Ottawa South and play favourite card games. Euchre, Hearts, Bridge, or whatever game suits! All ages are welcome.

Nov 13

Doors Open for Music - Schubert's Last Sonata

Franz Schubert's final piano sonata, the foreboding and mercurial Sonata in B♭ major, played by DOMS favourite, Canadian pianist, Patrick Cashin Patrick Cashin, piano.

Nov 13

Speaker Series

Climate Change Actions: Climate change is unfolding now and it is occurring here in Canada and across the world. Alfred Cormier and Fran Mowbray will continue the conversation on the climate change crisis with a focused discussion on what actions individuals and communities might take to help reverse the global warming that we are experiencing.   

Nov 13

Talks for Caregivers

Ron Beleno, co-chair at the Older Adults and Caregiver Advisory Committee Age-Well, will be leading the talk “Technology as a Tool for Caregiving”. The event is free for caregivers and their loved one. Please, register in advance at (613) 230-5730. 

Nov 13

Leonardo’s Excursions into Mathematics

Free drop-in lecture & discussion with  Professor Angelo Mingarelli, Carleton University School of Mathematics and Statistics, exploring Leonardo da Vinci’s (1452-1519) various excursions into the realm of mathematics (arithmetic and geometry and their applications).

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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