Why be bored in school? Go to a Skateboard School!
This Toronto District School Board alternative school design program, where students earn high school credits by creating their own brand and running a skateboard business / professional design studio, now offers even more Entrepreneurship Opportunities & New Courses including SK8 & Art Co-ops...APPLY NOW!!! (*Resuming September 9th, 2015, Info Sessions are held every Wednesday at 9AM in the OSF Classroom during the school year.)

*UPDATE: Spaces are still available for September, but our classroom is now closed for summer. We will reopen with an Info Session on Wednesday September 9th at 9AM for students wanting to apply for a spot on the OSF Student Design Team. While we will not be returning messages over the summer, you can speak to our Office Administrator Anita Court during the first part of July and end of August at 416-393-9830 anita.court@tdsb.on.ca

All new accepted pre-registered students and all returning OSF leadership students must come in to be timetabled at 10:30AM (to 12noon) on Wednesday September 9th.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Congrats Students: OSF program finished the semester with a 91% course pass rate! Happy Summer!!!

Read about what this means to us:

OSF graduates spend the start of summer building partnerships and community:

"Piliriqatigiingniq" Mural Unveiling!
Tomorrow at 4:00pm
76 Church St, Toronto
Oasis Skateboard Factory's photo.

Nice shot of MikelOSF in Toronto Star reppin' TO sk8 scene:


Toronto Star Article: Nice to support a great community...

An old puppet head made in the OSF studio showed up in the Toronto Star!

The cleaver sign made in the OSF classroom/studio is now up at Stock in Trade butcher shop #altMFG

Last screen printing job of the school year from the OSF Studio for Embassy of Imagination

Coming soon to Eclectic Skate Shop in Thunder Bay: our 2015 OSF x Andrew Pommier street deck

Yep, that's a Tshirt designed and printed in the OSF studio by our students for the band Bone Donor with the legendary director John Waters!

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

OSF Course List 2015/16

The real OSF Rat King says farewell for the summer: Happy holidays to our 12th student design team...come back as lifelong OSF VIPs and we can't wait to see our returning Leadership students in September!

Our wonderful Trustee produced these school bookmarks designed by an OSF student!

Thank you to all the folks who donated the awesome swag for OSF grad awards this year: Concrete Wave, Longboard Living, Sam James Coffee Bar, Champstiles Wood Burning, Blue Tile Lounge, Kid Icarus, Spacing, Exile, The Beguiling, Comet, Kevin Lyons, Bustin Boards, Le Collektor, Deserres, Anti Vice Juicery

This OSF winner of our sustainability unit graphic design contest will be designing the graphic for a professional production board with Bamboo Skateboards, California, this summer!!!

Congratulations to an OSF student who will be returning to us in the fall after running her own summer screenprinting business awarded a Summer Company grant from Youth Employment Services (YES)

Board Prototype for clients LAZYPANTS

TDSB’s Oasis Skateboard Factory is a 2015 winner of @evasinitiatives Awards For Ending Youth Homelessness

Read more: http://bit.ly/1PyBAda

Epic end of the year OSF grad event hosted by the wonderful folks at Roarockit: Boards & BBQ 6!

Check out all the photos on our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/OasisSkateboardFactory?ref=hl#!/OasisSkateboardFactory/photos/pcb.666042580163134/666042103496515/?type=1&theater

Some of our proud parents...

11 high school students graduated from OSF Friday night! (Grad portraits to be posted soon...)

OSF Rat King subliminal cheese tray by the Roarockit crew ready for our grad!!!


Setting up our Grad art show and sale at Roarockit...

As OSF shuts down for the summer at Scadding Court Community Centre, our pool gets filled with fish for kids to go Urban Fishing!