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 SK8 Entrepreneurship Opportunities & New Courses including SK8 & Art Co-ops, INDIGENOUS SK8 Studies, Physical Arts & Mindful Living...

OASIS SKATEBOARD FACTORY (OSF) "ON THE GRIND": TDSB's ART & ENTREPRENEURSHIP O.G.s since 2006!

*Drop-in Info Sessions are held every Wednesday at 9AM in the OSF Classroom (Room 3, 707 Dundas St. W.) during the school year...APPLY NOW!!! -----PLEASE NOTE, due to the COVID-19 School Site Closure, students interested in applying to start school in September should call Teacher Craig directly on his cell: 416-888-0640


Friday, March 13, 2020

Updated poster: the show will proceed as planned (auction event postponed TBA)

It was awesome to have our new Intern Gianna in this week supporting students to meet deadlines for creative work and group projects

Sad to say goodbye to our awesome Teacher Candidate Ali @osf_ali Thanks for supporting OSF student success this semester !!!

Message from Teacher Krista to OSF Math Students: There is a package of independent study work/booklets for pickup in the OSF mailbox at the Community Centre front desk

Mentors @anomaly supporting students to develop new products that express their brand identities: Full colour printed socks 🧦 🧦 coming soon...

@cran presenting a Lunch & Learn OSF x @anomaly Business Class on turning your passion into a brand that connects with others

Sneak peek of the collab by OSF’s @lurn2skate x @waybad for our upcoming SK8 FUTURISMS 2020 show @gladstonehotel presentated by @roarockit : Available at our auction event to support enriched OSF programming which matches emerging designers with professional artists (April 8, 7pm)

Starting our OSF x @betojanz x Milk Skateboards (Brazil) group collage/typography/stencil project for @tdsbcreates

Friday, March 6, 2020

Kinetic artist Simone Jones & @crymsoncrypt are testing out a raw prototype of conductive shoes/deck that light up the longboard based on shifting foot position: Check our the final version at our upcoming show SK8 Futurisms 2020 @gladstonehotel presented by @roarockit Auction April 8, 7pm

Awesome custom old school deck by @monstraskate for our VP Andrea!

Delicious Turkish feast from our neighbouring entrepreneurs @nils_kitchen_toronto arranged by our fabulous intern @osf_ali



New tools, new skills: Custom street deck in process from @bratskateboards




New collaborators on deck doing artist talks: Sharron Forrest on nature/technology and Harv on running a skateboard/snowboard company

It’s going to be so rad to get a cup o’ joe in a custom student designed mug: Photoshoot in process for our annual OSF X @tucanacoffee Coffee Mug project.... pick up a mug from your favourite coffee shop at 1413 Dundas Street W. ! (A portion of sales goes to support ongoing entrepreneurship programming at OSF.)

Teaser of a board tie in project for our SK8 Futurisms show by emerging & professional artists @hystericesoteric & @portablecity

Talking about being a freelance artist with our long time OSF INDIG SK8 collaborator @chiefladybird : SK8 Futurisms deck in process