The Community Activities Group of Old Ottawa East (CAG) is a voluntary, not for profit, community-based organization that works in partnership with the City of Ottawa to provide the residents of Ottawa East with programming, recreation, and special event opportunities that are local, affordable, inclusive and of interest to members of the community.

Latest News!

The CAG Spring-Summer 2018 Program Guide is online. Registration is open. Registration for Summer Camp 2018 is open.

Information on CAG After School Program 2017-18 & 2018-19 is online. There are a few spaces left in this years program and registration for next year is now open.

Click here for online registration and registration policies.

For questions regarding programming or registration, the most effective way to reach us is by email to info@OttawaEastCAG.ca or alternatively please call 613-627-0062 (Old Town Hall) and we will be happy to return your call during office hours.

Please note that the Old Town Hall is open when programming is running, most week day afternoons and evenings, please drop by to register in person or with any questions. You may call us at 613 - 627-0062 to find out our exact hours each week.

Summer Students - Positions Vacant


The Community Activities Group (CAG) is hiring two summer students in the positions of:
Children’s Garden Coordinator for the Ottawa Children's Garden, and;
Communications Coordinator for CAG (application period now closed).

After School & Summer Camp!

CAG has a number of care options for you in the after school hours and summer camp. Click through here to get all the info and find your care right here in the neighbourhood - what could be finer!

Call out for Volunteers


Photo: Jim Lamont

Do you remember your first community event? Maybe it was here in the community at one of Old Ottawa East’s regular shindigs such as the Winter Party in the Park or the Main Event. Maybe it was as part of a sports group or partaking in a local barbecue. Maybe you don’t even remember your first community event, but remember the first one your child, grandchild, niece or nephew attended. Want to know how you can get involved?

New Community Centre Clears the First Hurdle!

Discussions have been ongoing for several months between officials of the City of Ottawa Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services Department and The Regional Group, the developer of Greystone Village, to assess the costs and technical feasibility of creating a new community centre in a restored and expanded Deschâtelets Building. The former Oblate Fathers' residence, at 175 Main Street, is an important local landmark and a protected heritage building, which presents both extraordinary opportunities and challenges in adapting it to new uses.

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