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!

90s Neon Jellybean Dance Poster at the Oakridge Community Centre

90s Neon Jellybean Dance - April 27, 2024

Get ready for a night of colorful fun at the Oakridge Community Centre with our 90’s Neon Jelly Bean Dance on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

This dance party is exclusively for children ages 7 to 12 and is all about reliving the vibrant spirit of the 90s.

With a ticket price of just $5.00 per child, attendees will enjoy an evening filled with neon decorations, 90s hits, and the chance to make new friends in a safe and joyful environment.

It’s an ideal opportunity for kids to experience the joy of dancing, engage in fun activities, and bask in the glow of neon lights.

This is a kids only dance and parents are welcome to enjoy some free time while your children have fun under our supervision.

Don’t miss out on this spectacular night of nostalgia and fun tailored just for kids!

Members family skating poster

Oakfest 2024 | May 4, 2024 | 7:00pm

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Join us for Oakfest 2024, the most anticipated event of the year at the Oakridge Community Centre, happening on May 4th, 2024!

Returning this year, we’re thrilled to announce that the Dino Martinis, the electrifying band known for their dynamic performances and eclectic mix of swing, jazz, and rock tunes, will be offering a unique blend of music that appeals to everyone.

OakFest 2024 is not just about great music; it’s a night filled with food, entertainment and maybe a beverage or two, so get ready for an unforgettable night of entertainment, dancing, and fun.

Tickets are $25.00 in advance and $35.00 at the door and with the buzz around this year’s event, they’re expected to sell fast.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary event. Secure your tickets now and get ready to kick off the warmer weather with an incredible evening of celebration at the Oakridge Community Centre.

Members family skating poster

Charity Casino Fundraiser

Mark your calendars for May 28 & 29, 2024 and join us at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino for a charity casino event, a major fundraiser for our organization.

We’re calling on community members to volunteer and help make this event a resounding success. Your participation will not only support our cause but also bring us closer to achieving our goals.

No experience is necessary, as we welcome all who are eager to contribute.

For each shift you volunteer, you’ll be rewarded with $100.00 in Oakridge Bingo Bucks, which can be used at the Oakridge Community Centre and with various local vendors.

This is a fantastic opportunity to give back to your community, meet new people, and have a fun experience at one of Calgary’s premier venues. Your time and efforts are invaluable to us, and together, we can ensure the success of this crucial fundraiser.

Sign up to volunteer and be part of something truly special!

Oakridge Run 2024 Poster

The Oakridge Run - June 15, 2024

Join us for a day filled with excitement, fitness, and community spirit at the Oakridge Run!

Lace up your running shoes and get ready to make a difference in the Oakridge community.

This event offers a variety of race distances to cater to all fitness levels and ages. Whether you’re an experienced runner, a casual jogger, or someone who loves to walk and enjoy the outdoors, all abilities are welcome!

Plus we have a Free Kids 1km Run sponsored by the Calgary Foundation!

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.

Before and Afterschool Program Poster

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.

 

Contact Us

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For more information please contact:

Darrell Ogden

General Manager, Oakridge Community Centre

403-238-0007