The mission of the Oakridge Community Association remains true to its roots—to provide a recreational and social setting for community activities and to provide civic representation and support for community issues.
Take a look below to see our featured activities or explore our website for more information.
Welcome to the community of Oakridge! The Best Burb in The South!
Community Art Calendar 2024
Welcome to our vibrant community art wall calendar!
Each beautiful piece showcased here celebrates the talent of local Calgary artists, with nearly half hailing from our very own Oakridge neighborhood. We are immensely grateful for the generosity and creativity of these artists who have made this calendar possible. Through your support in acquiring this calendar, you’re contributing to the Oh MY Oakridge initiative, specifically the Oakridge Way Park Upgrade planned for 2024. Your purchase directly fuels our efforts to upgrade our beloved community park.
Thank you for being a part of this inspiring journey toward enhancing our neighborhood!
Skate With Santa | December 24, 2023 | 9:30am - 11:00am
Celebrate the holiday season at Skate with Santa on December 24, 2023, starting at 9:30 AM at the Oakridge Community Centre. Join Santa Claus on the ice for a magical experience suitable for skaters of all ages.
This year’s event goes beyond festive skating and features a silent auction aimed at raising funds for Oh My Oakridge, providing a unique opportunity for community members to contribute to a meaningful cause during the holiday season. The silent auction adds an extra layer of community engagement and support, creating a sense of unity and shared purpose.
Whether you’re a seasoned skater or just starting out, Skate with Santa promises a heartwarming experience. The event encourages participants to embrace the joy, laughter, and holiday spirit while supporting a good cause in the local community.
Make this holiday season memorable by joining us at Oakridge Community Centre for the third annual Skate With Santa.
OCA Member's Family Skating | Ongoing Until March
Welcome to Members Family Skating at Oakridge Community Centre, a delightful program exclusively for OCA members and their families. Immerse yourself in the joy of skating every Sunday and Tuesday from 2:30 to 3:30 PM, as well as Mondays and Thursdays from 2:30 to 4:30 PM. – Holidays Excluded
To join the frosty fun, an OCA membership is required.
As a friendly reminder, please note that this program focuses on the pure joy of skating; therefore, no sticks, pucks, or rings are allowed on the ice. This rule ensures a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants, allowing families to embrace the freedom of movement on the rink without the added equipment.
Members Family Skating at Oakridge Community Centre provides a perfect opportunity to stay active, connect with neighbors, and create lasting bonds within our community. Join us on the ice for laughter, exercise, and the shared pleasure of a timeless winter activity, exclusive to our valued OCA members.
About The Oakridge Community Association
The Oakridge Community Association is a not-for-profit organization. Revenues directly support the Association, providing a venue for programs and events. The Association is led by a volunteer board of directors, along with full-time and part-time staff, and numerous event and program volunteers. Governance is overseen by the Board, while day-to-day operations and facility administration are managed by the general manager.
To sustain operations, the Oakridge Community Association depends on revenues from facility rentals and membership fees, supplemented by various grants for capital projects, facilitating facility maintenance and improvement.
Our Board of Directors convenes monthly on the third Tuesday (except for July and August), and the Annual General Meeting occurs in September. All meetings are open to the public. As per the Oakridge Community Association bylaws, individuals must possess a current community membership or be invited by the Association president to participate in meeting discussions.
OCA - Before & After School Program
Embark on a journey with us as we celebrate a remarkable 25-year legacy of serving the community at the Oakridge Community Association’s Before and Afterschool program. We take pride in our longstanding commitment to fostering growth and education for the next generation. As we look back on our achievements, we are also excited about the future possibilities for your child.
Entrust your child to a program that boasts a proven track record of success in delivering high-quality care and education. Our dedicated team is committed to providing an enriching environment where your child can thrive, make lasting friendships, explore new interests, and, most importantly, have fun.
Join us in shaping a brighter future for your child through the Oakridge Community Association’s Before and After School Program. As we continue our legacy of community service, we invite you to be part of the journey, ensuring your child receives the tools they need for success in a nurturing and supportive environment. Together, let’s create meaningful experiences and lay the foundation for a promising future.
Join The Oakridge Community Association
Unlock a world of fun with a membership to the Oakridge Community Association.
Beyond its multitude of benefits, membership empowers the Oakridge Community Association to offer diverse services throughout the year.
As a member, you gain exclusive access to free skating on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, providing ample opportunities for winter enjoyment. Additionally, Tuesdays and Wednesdays offer free Sticks and Pucks/Rings sessions, enhancing the experience for those with a penchant for ice sports.
Enjoy even more advantages with discounts on various programs at the Oakridge Community Centre, making it easier for you to engage in activities that align with your interests. Furthermore, membership is a gateway to exclusive clubs at the Oakridge Community Centre, including the Oakridge Racquet Club (ORC), Oakridge Community Garden (OCG), and Oakridge Quick Fit Circuit Training.
Beyond personal benefits, your membership contributes to the community’s vibrancy by allowing us to host our Annual Stampede Breakfast and the management of the outdoor rink. Join the Oakridge Community Association today and elevate your community experience while actively participating in events that define our shared spirit.
Memberships are $40.00 for a household or $20.00 for a senior household and are valid until the end of April each year.
OCA Sticks & Pucks / Rings | Ongoing Until March
Refine your stick handling and shooting prowess at the Oakridge Community Centre during our Sticks and Pucks/Rings sessions, held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. This is for members only, requiring Oakridge Community Association membership for participation.
Ensure the safety of all participants by adhering to the guidelines: those 17 years and under must wear full hockey equipment, and children without proper gear will not be permitted on the ice. Additionally, participants aged 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult supervisor at all times, emphasizing the importance of a secure and supervised environment.
Please note that this is an unsupervised activity, and participants engage at their own risk. Bring your own pucks and hockey sticks, as rentals are not available, and adhere to safety measures, including recommended face masks for everyone and specific equipment requirements for adults.
No organized games, private instruction, or team usage. Spectators are encouraged to stay in designated seating areas, maintaining clear hallways and lobby spaces. Unsupervised changerooms necessitate thoughtful planning.
Space is limited so register today!
The Oakridge Community Centre
9506 Oakfield Drive SW, Calgary, AB, T2V 0L1
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm