Don’t take it for granted

Don’t take it for granted

We all lead busy lives, especially parents of young children. Among the things that makes our lives easier is living in a wonderful neighbourhood, and having the children’s and adult’s activities offered at the Firehall. But we can’t take the quality of the neighbourhood, or the Firehall programs, for granted. Both depend on the community association, OSCA, and the time and dedication of its volunteers. One way to support OSCA is to get involved…

A neighbourhood is its people

A neighbourhood is its people

We sometimes refer to a neighbourhood to mean a geographic locality within a city: its streets, buildings, businesses, institutions, and parks. A neighbourhood is all that, of course, but much much more. The quality of the infrastructure, and what happens in crucial institutions like schools, or community centres, such as our own Firehall, is essential to lives of the people who live in a neighbourhood. And at the end of the day, the neighbourhood means…

Your Community Association Needs You

Your Community Association Needs You

The Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) has a double mandate. It is responsible the camps, fitness and cultural programs and events we all know at the Firehall, as well as organising community events such as the annual porch sale. At the same time, it serves as the voice of the Sunnyside neighbourhood on planning, traffic, environment, and other municipal issues which affect our lives. And it communicates with the community through its excellent…

OSCA Board Recruitment

OSCA Board Recruitment

Residents of Old Ottawa South! Care about traffic, environment, planning, seniors, or Firehall activities? Get involved in your community association, OSCA, by volunteering for the board. Contact nominations@oldottawasouth.ca for more information.

Hello Old Ottawa South!

Hello Old Ottawa South!

With immense gratitude and excitement, I’d like to introduce myself as a new member of the OSCA team! You’ll see me around the Firehall this month getting settled into my new role so please don’t hesitate to introduce yourself. I look forward to hearing about how we can collaborate, share ideas and stories, or simply get to know one another. I’m joining OSCA after more than sixteen years with Dovercourt Recreation Association, where I…

OSCA Annual General Meeting: Saturday 25 November 2023

Join us at the Firehall on Sunnyside Avenue on Saturday 25 November 2023 at 3:00pm for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA).  As well as delivering activities and programs at the Firehall, OSCA is your voice on community and city issues. Get involved, network with your neighbours (and enjoy a wine & cheese reception afterwards).  Link for advance registration.

Learn more about your community association and get involved

Learn more about your community association and get involved

The Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) has a double life. It advocates for and mobilises our community around issues affecting our neighbourhood. This includes zoning, traffic, environment, and similar matters. The association also is responsible for putting on the children’s and adult activities at the Firehall. It organises events such as the annual Porch Sale and publishes our monthly community newspaper, The OSCAR. If you want to learn more, express your views, or…

Old Ottawa South Community Association Annual General Meeting

Old Ottawa South Community Association Annual General Meeting

If you live in the Sunnyside area, and care about what is happening in your community, find out more and get involved at the the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA). Join us at the Firehall on Saturday 25 November 2023, from 3pm. The AGM will be followed by a wine & cheese. Please pre-register at this link: Annual General Meetings – Old Ottawa South Community Association See you…

OSCA Annual General Meeting

OSCA Annual General Meeting

Residents of Old Ottawa South! The Annual General Meeting of your community association, OSCA, will take place at the Firehall in Sunnyside Avenue on Saturday 25 November 2023, from 3pm. This is a chance to meet your neighbours, learn more about what’s happening in our neighbourhood, and highlight your priorities for the association. The AGM will be followed by a wine & cheese. Please pre-register at this link: Old Ottawa South Community Association – Activities…

Fall Programs at OSCA are officially here!

Fall Programs at OSCA are officially here!

Although Fall might mean the end of long sunny days of lounging and late-night gelato, it also means that it’s time to get back to routine, see your community more often again, and kick off soup season!  If you’re wondering what to get up to this fall,  look no further – our fall program lineup is officially here and registration is open. We have programs for everyone this year, check out some of our…

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