Availability of Court Time

OSBA enjoys gym space as a result of our application to the Ottawa Carleton Catholic School Board, the Ottawa Carleton District School Board, le Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario, and le Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est.

The use of school gyms is a privelege and OSBA players and parents are asked to respect all facilities and school workers are at times. The future use of school gyms is dependent on proper use of the gyms by all OSBA teams. If misuse or damage occurs it could result in the OSBA losing the use of the school.

Scheduling Conflicts

Some conflicts and rescheduling are unavoidable given the number of players, activities, and demands on these facilities. However, we work closely with those in charge of the facilities and do our best to minimize unexpected conflicts and to keep rescheduling of games and practices to a minimum.

Rules of Conduct

Please remember that we are visitors in the facilities that we use. Therefore, it is important that you respect representatives of the facilities. In general, please stay in the assigned gym - i.e., don't roam around and don't bounce basketballs anywhere but inside the gym. Also, for safety reasons, please keep wet shoes/boots off the gym floors. This is the primary cause of injuries. Finally, it is important that you clean up after yourself - don't leave wrappers and containers behind after you are done playing.

All players, coaches and parents must adhere to the following gym rules:

  • No players are allowed in the school facility without their coach and/or assistant coach

  • Only OSBA registered coaches can provide supervision of players, and must be certified for the appropriate level of play

  • No player can leave the gym premises without permission of an OSBA coach.

  • No bouncing of basketballs in school hallways

  • No street shoes are to be worn in the gym by ANYONE! Boots and overshoes must be removed by everyone, including spectators before entering gyms

  • No equipment is to be removed from the gym and must be returned to its proper storage area after use. This includes things such as basketballs, clocks, tables, chairs etc.

  • No food or drink (other than water) is to be taken into the gym

  • Groups must assist in set up and clean up, including tables, chairs, clocks, picking up garbage etc

  • All areas of the school are off limits except for the gym and the hallways used to get to and from the gym. Please ensure all siblings are in the gym ONLY!