Ottawa Skateboard Community Association The Ottawa Skateboard Community Association (OSCA) is a non-profit organization that was founded to lobby the City of Ottawa to build more skateboard parks that are efficiently and effectively designed. - page 2

Peace Park Documentary – Ottawa Screening

Peace Park Documentary – Ottawa Screening

Original article: Jordan Wells Documentary By: David Bouthillier Photography By: Peace Park (Website coming soon) The first time David Boots saw the iconic movie Kids written by Harmony Korine was at the Mayfair Theatre during his time living in Ottawa in the mid ’90s. The…

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#YoloBus: Holiday Edition, Girls Only 163!

#YoloBus: Holiday Edition, Girls Only 163!

Ladies of the 613! OSCA has been fundraising for #girlsonly613 this year and we’re happy to be pitching in for the first ever Girls Only #YoloBus!  On December 23, we will be hitting up the Taz indoor skateboard park in Montreal. Taz is free for ladies on Wednesdays and…

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A Public Space that Grows with its Community

A Public Space that Grows with its Community

[o] Jordan Wiens One of the biggest barriers to skateboarding in Ottawa is defensive architecture. But if we go a step beyond architecture, a closely related challenge is the perception of public space and who is (or in what’s often the case, isn’t) entitled to use that…

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Mom’s Thank-You Letter

Mom’s Thank-You Letter

Inspiring article – and something we see happening every day in Ottawa’s skate community. If you are one of the many thousands who have shared this CBC article, take some time to look into what people in your own city are doing to inspire kids…

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Sexy Car Wash Recap

Thanks to everyone who joined us for last month’s sexy car wash for Queer Pride! Proceeds from the day’s event went to OSCA and Ten Oaks Project, a charitable, volunteer-driven organization that engages and connects children and youth from LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit,…

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Surfside Says Skate Contest!

Surfside Says Skate Contest!

Surfside says skate contest! This Sunday Sep. 20 @ 1:30PM #charliebowinsskatepark. It’s $5 to register which includes a hotdog & drink. (Good deal) OSCA will be behind the grill serving hot dogs – swing by to say hi and talk to us about local #skateboarding…

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McLeod: There are many ways skateboarding improves our communities

McLeod: There are many ways skateboarding improves our communities

Great article in Ottawa Citizen about the benefits of supporting skateboarding in communities and changes that can help end the marginalization of the skateboarding community. Shoutouts to the hard work of FOR PIVOTS SAKE being recognized and Antique Skate Shop for setting up the board…

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Sexy Car Wash 2015

Sexy Car Wash 2015

The Sexy Car Wash is back this summer! Suds, speedos, beer, patios, DJs and BBQ in support of Ten Oaks and For Pivots Sake/OSCA. On Sunday, August 23, join us for bias-free special events on Somerset Street from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Several exciting venues in…

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Xtremely Friendly Softball Tourney 2015

Xtremely Friendly Softball Tourney 2015

Thanks to Monday’s Xtremely Friendly Softball League – Ottawa Chapter tournament, approximately $3,000 has been raised for a Girls Only Skateboard Camp in Summer 2016!!! Huge thank you to Guillaume for organizing the event and partnering with OSCA again this year to help Ottawa’s skate…

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CHARLIE BOWINS SKATE PARK GRAND OPENING

OSCA x Antique x City of Ottawa  Saturday, July 4 at 11 a.m.  Come celebrate the life of our friend Chuck and the opening of the park made possible by this great community.  Join us for Charlie Bowins Best Trick, a ribbon cutting ceremony, HUF and…

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