Old Ottawa South Community Association

  • Fall Program Guide!

    Fall Program Guide!

    Fall program registration is NOW OPEN for Preschool, Child, and Youth Programs and for Adult Programs! Our guide is available online now so click "More Info" below to check it out!

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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

Oct 22

Community Meeting re 26 Aylmer

The owner of 26 Aylmer Avenue has requested a meeting to discuss plans to convert the existing structure to a (3) multi-unit dwelling. The community will be able to review and discuss site plans, floor plans, amenity space provisions, as well as landscaping and parking for this new proposal.

Oct 23

OSCA's Terrifying Trivia Night

Join us for a night of spooky trivia! Wear your spookiest costume, have a beer, and enjoy some fun trivia!

This is a 19+ event. ID will be required. 

Location: 260 Sunnyside Avenue

Time: 7pm-9pm

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

Community Events

Oct 18

EBA Annual Open Studio: Vernissage

Enriched Bread Artists welcomes you to meet with the artists in their studios, enjoy the free exhibition, and participate in our artists' talks. Feed your creative soul and support the artists from your neighbourhood.  Open Studio continues on October 19, 20, 26 and 27, each day from noon to 6 pm.

Oct 19

Trinity 140th Anniversary

A special celebration to mark 140 years in the community: an enjoyable afternoon of story-telling and music performed by Trinity's renowned organist and choir. A light reception will follow. Everyone invited. And, should you feel like dressing up with a tie, or donning a hat and gloves, as in the olden days, please do so!

Oct 20

Caregivers and their Care Recipient

We are pleased to invite you for an afternoon of great hits from Sinatra to Elvis with Jacques Giroux. The event is free for caregivers and their loved one. If interested, please register in advance with Abbotsford reception at (613) 230-5730. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Oct 22

City of Ottawa Budget Consultation

Share comments on the 2020 budget with central ward councillors: Gloucester-Southgate Ward (Councillor Diane Deans); River (Councillor Riley Brockington); Capital (Councillor Shawn Menard); Alta Vista (Councillor Jean Cloutier); Gloucester-South Nepean (Councillor Carol Anne Meehan).

Oct 23

Doors Open for Music - Romatic Piano Masterworks

Italian pianist Antonio Di Cristofano plays masterworks by Brahms (Op.118/1-3), Chopin (Op. 61), Rachmaninoff (Op.3/1), and Scriabin (Op. 62). Antonio Di Cristofano, piano.

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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