Old Ottawa South Community Association

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

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

    If you wish to vote for the OSCA Board, you must be an OSCA member. If you wish to stand for election to become a Board member, you must also have signed up as a member at least three months before the AGM. 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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  • 2018 Summer Camps

    2018 Summer Camps

    Registration opens February 1st 2018
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  • Winter 2018 Program Guide

    Winter 2018 Program Guide

    What are you up to this winter?
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  • Register for OSCA Programs

    Register for OSCA Programs

  • Winter 2018 Availability

    Winter 2018 Availability

    Wondering if your favourite classes still have space? Read on to find out! Please note any course cancellations are also listed here.
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  • OSCA Celebrates 40 years!

    OSCA Celebrates 40 years!

    2018 marks the 40th anniversary of The Old Ottawa South Community Association! Stay tuned for a wonderful year filled with celebration. Throughout 2018 we'll be looking back on the wonderful years we've had, and planning for the even more amazing years ahead! Stay connected with us through Facebook, Twitter, and Instragram as we celebrate our anniversary! @OldOttSouth
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Adult Programs

    Pursuing your dream, staying healthy, getting fit. You can do it all economically and in a supportive environment.

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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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  • Sesquicentennial+ Celebration of Our Prime Ministers: Jean Chrétien

    Come celebrate and learn—it’s free! Edward Goldenberg will be helping us better understand the life and times of Jean Chrétien, Canada’s 20th prime minister with three majority governments from 1993-2003. Led by Edward Goldenberg, Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Room L120, 233 Main Street, Saint Paul University.
    Monday, 19 February 2018 14:18
    Tags: events history
  • No Left Turn onto Bank at Wilton

    No Left Turn onto Bank at Wilton A new brightly lit sign has been installed to remind drivers that it is illegal to make a left-hand turn from Wilton Crescent to Bank Street at any time of the day or night.
    Friday, 16 February 2018 20:25
    Tags: traffic safety
  • Seventeen Voyces: Feb. 23-24, 2018

    Seventeen Voyces: Feb. 23-24, 2018 Once again Ottawa South’s Kevin Reeves has used his extraordinary talent to match music with a film of the silent era. On Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24, 2018, his superb chamber choir, Seventeen Voyces, will present Charlie Chaplin’s silent film comedy The Gold Rush at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in the Glebe. The choir will sing a variety of songs, ranging from baroque to contemporary, with some jazz and spirituals as well.
    Monday, 12 February 2018 07:40
    Tags: concert events
  • Planning Primer II: Development Review and Implementation

    The City of Ottawa Planning and Growth Management Department offers the Planning Primer Program to help residents become more aware of, and more involved in, the land-use planning process. The program is a series of half-day courses. The next session:
    Sunday, 11 February 2018 08:16
  • Renewal Project Open House: Thurs. Feb. 22, 2018

    Renewal Project Open House: Thurs. Feb. 22, 2018 The City of Ottawa proposed work to renew infrastructure in the northwest portion of Old Ottawa South will involve the construction of new watermains and sanitary sewers along with full road reconstruction. House services will also be replaced up to the property line. Cycling lanes on Aylmer Avenue in the eastbound direction, and on Seneca Street in the southbound direction, will be implemented through pavement markings. Discussions are ongoing with the NCC about the potential for a pedestrian crossover at Seneca Street and Colonel By Drive.
    Tuesday, 06 February 2018 21:42
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Featured Events

Mar 04

3rd Annual Women's Day Celebration

We are thrilled to announce that the 3rd annual Women's Day Celebration will be held on Sunday, March 4th 2018. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at www.oldottawasouth.ca using the barcode WMNS2018, or you can come into The Firehall at 260 Sunnyside Avenue to purchase the ticket.

Doors open at 6:30 pm at 260 Sunnyside Avenue, event will run from 7:00-10:00 pm.

Your ticket will include:
Wine and Cheese
Silent Auction


Community Events

Feb 20

Heritage Day Celebrations

Browse displays and mingle with exhibitors at the 2018 Heritage Showcase. Find out how heritage is being celebrated in the community; learn about services offered by local heritage organizations, public programs, and special initiatives, as well as professional development and volunteer opportunities. Free event.

Feb 21

Full Body Workshop

Better Balance Everyday: How to incorporate balance activities into your daily routine.  Learn how to safely challenge your balance and decrease your risk of falls. Please come prepared to participate in gentle activities and to take notes.

Feb 21

Doors Open for Music: Songs of Love and Sensuality

Songs by Wagner (Wesendonck Lieder) and Debussy (Les Chansons de Bilitis) and rarely-heard Polish dances by Witold Lutoslawski. Katarzyna Sądej, mezzo-soprano & Basia Bochenek, piano.

Feb 21

Abbotsford Learn & Explore

Terence Rundle West is a former teacher, history major, and writer of historical fiction. West takes great pride in the research and historical accuracy of his novels. His books include: Ripe for the Picking, Run of the TownNot in My Father's Footsteps, and his latest, The Methodist Man, from which he will read.

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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