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 Fall 2017 Program Guide is online now and registration is open.

Registration forAfter School 2017-18 is open and there are a few spaces in each program.

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 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.

Old Ottawa East Community Association's Circumnavigation Event

On Saturday, September 9, the Old Ottawa East Community Association hosted a circumnavigation of Rideau Island as part of the community’s Canada 150 celebrations. Nearly 25 canoes and kayaks set out on the 20 km journey along the Rideau Canal, the Rideau River and the Ottawa River. Paddlers from our neighboring communities were invited and we were pleased so many were able to join us.

Fall Festival 2017

Event day dawned wet and soggy but that did not deter this community! Attendance was great given the conditions, and feedback was that families were very happy to have the event running, even though conditions were less than ideal...

Photo: Jim Lamont

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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