general questions

Yes! Our students attend full time and earn their high school credits. See out ABOUT US and HOW TO APPLY for more information

We do not teach skateboarding lessons but we almost always have a student attending who can teach privately. We are happy to liaison.

Yes! One of our students can make a hand made board for you as part of earning their high school credits.. We can do a standard shape or custom with a custom painted graphic of your choice. Decks start at $100, please CONTACT US for more info

We have limits to the number of products we can make for our clients. Commercial printers/ manufacturers may be a better fit for you, but contact us anyway, we are happy to entertain all ideas.

student Application

We are looking for students 16 and older who have finished their grade 9 and 10 compulsory credits. We offer a variety of  grade 9-12  business, art, Indigenous students and English courses. We do not offer math or science courses beyond grade 11 workplace math, but we can help connect students with  night or summer school courses if they are needed to graduate.

We are a semestered school. Students can apply in June and January for a September or February start respectively. We do not accept new students mid-semester.

Email lauren.hortie@tdsb.on.ca to arrange a 9:30 am Wednesday morning info session. If the program seems like a good fit you can take a registration package and arrange an interview at a future date.

Refer to the HOW TO APPLY page for more info on applications.

community collaborations

We are always on the lookout for artists, designers and entrepreneurs with interesting practices and skill sets to collaborate with us on projects. Paint a mural, design some decks, host a pop up or just drop in for a guest talk!

Both! We model for students the importance of paying artists by offering honorariums to our guest collaborators. We have also hosted volunteers who are interested in helping out with the day to day operations of OSF. If a volunteer position becomes long term a vulnerable sector police check may be necessary.

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Oasis Skateboard Factory is an alternative high school program of the Toronto District School Board

land acknowledgement

We acknowledge we are hosted on the lands of the Mississaugas of the Anishinaabe, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Wendat. We also recognize the enduring presence of all First Nations, Métis and the Inuit peoples.