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Community Education / Community Use
Owen Sound District Secondary School
750 9th St. West, Owen Sound, ON  N4K 3P6
Beginner Driver Education
Owen Sound District Secondary School
2019 - 2020
Instruction provided by: Blue Water Driving Academy


  • A comprehensive program approved by the Ministry of Transportation
  • Interactive classroom instruction - 20 hours
  • Behind the wheel instruction - minimum of 10 hours
  • Independent learning or homework component - minimum of 10 hours
  • Ministry of Transportation certified Instructors
  • Excellent student success rates

DID YOU KNOW..........

Upon successful completion of our program, graduates may become eligible for auto insurance discounts and can book their G2 road test 4 months earlier!!




2019 - 2020 COURSE DATES

 Owen Sound District Secondary School

OSDSS—Room # 108

Session #1
September 17, 2019 - October 10, 2019
Tuesdays and Thursdays
(September 17, 19, 24, 26, October 1, 3, 8 & 10)

3:30pm - 6:10pm

8 Classes
Session #2
November 18, 2019 - December 11, 2019
Mondays & Wednesdays
(November 18, 20, 25, 27, December 2, 4, 9 & 11)

3:30pm - 6:10pm

8 Classes
Session #3
February 10, 2020 - March 9, 2020
Mondays & Wednesdays
(February 10, 12, 19, 24, 26, March 2, 4 & 9)

3:30pm - 6:10pm

8 Classes
Session #4
March 24, 2020 - April 16, 2020
Tuesdays and Thursdays
(March 24, 26, 31, April 2, 7, 9, 14 & 16)

3:30pm - 6:10pm

8 Classes
Session #5
May 20, 2020 - June 15, 2020
Mondays & Wednesdays
(May 20, 25, 27, June 1, 3, 8, 10 & 15)
3:30pm - 6:10pm

8 Classes


Mail forms to:  
                     Bluewater District School Board  
                     Attn:  Driver Education
                     PO Box 190 - 351 1st Ave N
                     Chesley ON  N0G 1L0


 fax:      519-370-2974
Registration sessions will be held in school prior to course start dates.  Students should listen to announcements for dates and times.  Please ensure both Student and Parent/Guardian signatures have been completed on both forms.

What happens on a Snow Day? ~ If buses are cancelled so will the in-class portion of Beginner Driver Education for that day.  Students are to show up to the next scheduled class at which point their instructor will notify them when the make-up class will take place.

Community School Membership Fees (CSMF)
Recreation groups and community organizations under a volunteer leader may use facilities regularly.
For more information contact:   
        Kris Klages
        519-363-2014, Ext 2007

Bluewater Astronomical Society
BAS is a group of amateur stargazers that promote astronomy education as well as enjoy the hobby personally. We have been assocated with the school board since 1990 and operate an observatory at the Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre.
For more information and to register contact:
        John Hlynialuk
Time: Wednesdays once per month 7:00-9:30pm
Start Date: Oct 3, Nov 7, Dec 5, 2018
Adult CSMF $35

OSDSS Ladies Volleyball
A fun and challenging volleyball league perfect for new-comers and seasoned players
For more information and to register contact:
        Carly McArthur
Time:Tuesdays 7 -10:00 p.m.
Start Date: September 18, 2018 - April 23, 2019
Adult CSMF $35 (total about $80 per player)


Owen Sound Co-Ed Volleyball League
Recreational Co-ed Volleyball at an intermediate level.  Maximum number of players is 16. We play the entire 2 hours.  Teams are made up each night based on who attends.
For more information and to register contact:
        Marlene Bell
Time: Mondays 7:00-9:00pm
Start Date: September 17, 2018 to April 29, 2019
Adult CSMF $35


Owen Sound Minor Basketball
Owen Sound Minor Basketball offers an opportunity for children between the ages of 10 and 13 to develop basketball skills, improve physical fitness, and play basketball games with other pariticpants.
For more information or to register contact:
        Craig Sadler
Time: Mondays Grades 5&6 6:00-7:30pm; Grades 7&8 7:30-9pm (Grades 2-4 on Thursdays from 6-7:30pm at Notre Dame)  
Start Date: October 15, 2018 to March 18, 2019
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario, Association Fee $80 which includes shirt, insurance coverage, and end of season pizza party.


Owen Sound Minor Futsal (indoor soccer)
On Tuesday adn Wednesday we run an indoor Futsal (soccer) program for children age 5-18 years old.  On Thursday we use the gym for our Rep teams to practise.  Again this is for children from 10-18 years old.
For more information or to register contact:
        Owen Sound Minor Soccer Association
Time: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Start Date: Tuesday October 2, 2018 to March 26, 2019
               Wednesday October 3, 2018 to March 27, 2019
               Thursday October 4, 2018 to March 28, 2019
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario, Association Fee approx. $100


Owen Sound Adult Futsal
Co-ed Recreational Adult Futsal (Soccer) - Limited Space Available - sign up early to avoid disappointment!
For more information or to register contact:
        Brad Fritz
Time: Thursday 6:00-10:00pm
Start Date: October 3, 2018 - March 27, 2019
Adult CSMF $35


Couples Recreational Volleyball
Beginner to Intermediate recreational volleyball for adults and couples. Noncompetitive fun night with mixed teams each week. Most players are over 50 but all ages are welcome.
For more information please contact:
         Lloyd Mohr
Time: Mondays 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Dates: September 17, 2018 to May 13, 2019
Adult CSMF $35

Spike It Rich for Charity
We are a group that holds a Volleyball Tournament with all proceeds to go to Charity.  This years event will again go to the Owen Sound Rotary Camp Presquile to help send kids to camp so that all children have the opportunity to experience a week at camp.
For more information please contact:
         Kenton Acton
Time: Saturday 7:30am to 5pm
Dates: March 30, 2019


General Interest Programs

If you are interested in sharing a hobby or skill, or know someone who is, please contact:
Kris Klages at 1-800-661-7509 ext 2007

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