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.

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The CAG Spring-Summer Program Guide is online and registration is open now for all Spring-Summer programs and After School 2017-18

Click here for online registration and registration policies.

Brantwood Pool Hours 2017
Brantwood Pool will open for season on Tuesday, July 4.  Hours are as follows:
Monday: closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday noon - 7:00 p.m. 
Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: noon - 5:00 p.m.
These hours extend to July and August, pool closed for the season at the end of day Sunday, August 27.
The splashpad at Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street has been turned on for the 2017 season and is available for community use at any time.

For questions regarding programming or registration, the most effective way to reach us is by email to 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 every Wednesday from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. for your in-person registration or inquiries, please do drop in. Otherwise we are open when programming is running.

The Main Event Returns to Main Street

There was a lot to celebrate at the Main Event Saturday, June 17.

Photo: Jim Lamont

Not only did this celebration bring the Main Event back to Main Street, offer families and neighbours a chance to get together, and spotlight a number of our community businesses and associations, but it was also the official reopening of Main Street.

Summer Camp registration OPEN NOW!

CAG is excited to announce our Summer 2017 Camp line-up - Canoe Kids, Camp Brantwood, Nature and Art Camp, Kinder Camp... Lots of great community fun in Brantwood Park for kids aged 3 - 12 years.

UPDATE: CAG After School Programs for 2017-18

Due to changes made by the Government of Ontario to the Child Care Act that comes into effect in the 2017-18 school year, CAG must make changes to the after school care we provide.

Main Street Transformation and Transformers Celebrated

By John Dance

Highlighting the recent Main Event festivities was the official reopening of Main Street as a completely rebuilt “complete street” and the honouring of the many who made it happen.
The “new” Main features wide sidewalks, protected cycle lanes, extensive tree planting, new street lighting and amenities, and a new public artwork by Stuart Kinmond, entitled Main2.

Photo: Jim Lamont

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