Old Ottawa South Community Association

  • Summer 2018 Program Guide

    Summer 2018 Program Guide

    Summer isn't quite here yet but our Summer guide sure is!
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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’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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  • 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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  • ART! At Brewer Park: Our Annual Art Show Revamped!

    ART! At Brewer Park: Our Annual Art Show Revamped! The energy, the atmosphere, the live music – Oh My! In continuation to celebrate our big 4-0 at OSCA we wanted to up the ante with our annual art show. To make it a little bit bigger and concentrate on artists across our lovely city of Ottawa. If you joined us on June 17th, you would have seen 16 artist/creator vendors selling all different types of creations from hand-made jewelry to sand timers to glass creations to beautiful alcoholic base canvas art, to so much more! We even had a few Canterbury High School visual arts students selling their creations next to our food vendors: Yummy Cookies, Bombay Gardens Indian Food and The Hot Potato Company.
    Wednesday, 20 June 2018 09:13
  • FCA Media Award

    The FCA (Federation of Citizens' Associations of Ottawa) will honour Old Ottawa South resident Ed Kucerak at the FCA AGM on June 20, 2018, in recognition of Ed Kucerak’s exemplary photography and reporting of Re-imagining Brewer Park - Overwhelming Turnout to Public Consultation on Brewer Park’s Future.
    Monday, 18 June 2018 21:37
  • Tree Action Now

    Tree Action Now The loss of mature trees in Ottawa’s residential neighbourhoods, and failure to replace them, has reached a crisis situation due to the intensity and rapid pace of infill housing, urban development, and climate change. City policies, by-laws, internal procedures, and enforcement practices intended to regulate tree removal and encourage tree replacement have not kept up. The result is a significant degradation of the urban environment that affects human health and hamper's the municipality's ability to adapt to the effects of climate change. A new website, Tree Action Now, sponsored by the Greenspace Alliance and others, brings together three strategic actions on this issue:
    Monday, 18 June 2018 06:22
  • Starting a Neighbour-woods Group

    Starting a Neighbour-woods Group Trees are amongst our most generous neighbours, providing shade and shelter, cooling, windbreaks, and even fruit. We need to protect our valuable old trees and add young ones. We face the loss of trees via construction/ development, emerald ash borer, as well as ice storms, wind, and other weather. Our urban canopy is under duress!
    Sunday, 17 June 2018 13:09
  • Antique Market in Old Ottawa South Celebrates 30 Years

    Antique Market in Old Ottawa South Celebrates 30 Years This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Ottawa Antique Market at 1179 Bank Street. With over 10,000 square feet of space, the Ottawa Antique Market's 26 vendors offer a wide variety of collectibles, vintage items, as well as rare and valuable antiques. The upcoming Business Beat article in the July/August 2018 OSCAR will include a more in depth feature on the market.
    Sunday, 17 June 2018 08:19
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Featured Events

Community Events

Jun 20

Bountiful B's

Repertoire and arrangements for viola and piano by Bach, Benjamin, Bloch, and Bowen played by violist Marcus Thompson and pianist Tomoko Inui.

Jun 24

Community Kicks Recreational Soccer Tournament

Friend-raiser 7-on-7 soccer tournament, no goalies, co-ed, ages 15 and up. Plus fundraiser BBQ for Matthew House. Registration deadline June 9, 2018.

Jun 27

L'Enfant et les Sortilèges

A reading of Maurice Ravel’s endearing opera-fantasy about a haughty child learning compassion from his toys performed by Danielle Vaillancourt, mezzo-soprano; Susan Elizabeth Brown, soprano; Kathleen Radke, soprano; Cara Gilbertson, soprano; Carole Portelance, contralto; Jeff Boyd, tenor; Yanik Gosselin, tenor; Jean-Sebastien Kennedy, baritone; Roland Graham, director.

Jul 07

Twelfth Night

Company of Fools presents Shakespeare’s most musical romantic comedy: a 90 minute 6-actor production of Twelfth Night will play in the park at 2pm & 7pm.

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OSCA builds a strong sense of community and engages the residents of OOS through its various programs, services and activities.

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