After an initial round of community consultation, OSCA's Windsor Park Fieldhouse Working Group is putting pen to paper on the new design of the Fieldhouse. If you have ideas or suggestions of what the Windsor Park Fieldhouse should include and what kind of programming it should support, now is the time to let us know!
Our Summer Virtual Programs started the week of July 6th, but registration is ongoing! If you haven't had a chance to do so already, we highly recommend you check out our Virtual Summer Program Guide, which is chock-full of exciting virtual programs, classes, and workshops for all ages! And did you know we are running Virtual Summer Camps? Each camp week has a different theme and next week's theme will be "Science Week".
The City of Ottawa is seeking comments on the planned footbridge over the Rideau River joining Carleton University & Vincent Massey Park.
The Ottawa Police Service Frontline & Traffic officers are working to address concerns about stunt drivers, street racers, along with the related obnoxious and unnecessary noise associated with this careless and dangerous behaviour. On the weekend of June 20-21, 2020, over 300 charges were laid.
Who are the Community Pillars in Old Ottawa South? They are the three churches, Trinity Anglican, Wesleyan and Southminster United, the Sunnyside Library, Abbotsford House, the Community Association, our City Councillor, MPP and MP. Organizations and political elements that have been here “forever.” As a watchdog for seniors, Senior Watch Old Ottawa South (SWOOS) organized a meeting on May 28, 2020 on ZOOM to share and learn with one another outreach efforts and resources for seniors in Old Ottawa South living under COVID-19 distancing and isolation restrictions. Here is what we learned:
The OSCA Team is pleased to announce the launch of our Virtual Summer 2020 Program Guide! Registration will open Monday, June 22nd at NOON! Registration will be online only.
There is art to be found in Old Ottawa South, even if all the galleries in town are closed. Where? On the street. Take a walk along Bank on a sunny, quiet day. Make believe you are in a gallery. Look across the street at storefronts as though they were paintings and sculptures in an exhibition. Look up, down, all around. No need for labels.
Greg Bulté, an instructor in the Department of Biology at Carleton University, is studying the behaviour and conservation of turtles. He is putting together a project blending citizen science, research, and education centred on urban turtles, and it includes a nest protection program. Our observations will provide valuable background information.