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Construction of the new changing rooms is now complete and they are open for use




SPORT has started on site at all levels.


THE MUGA is open.

THE BAR is open


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Whats On in April at Forest Cottage

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The bar is now open -

Our bar is open and available for you to hire for your Private Functions.

If you wish to view the venue, please contact Steve on 07727 860731 or email


Opening Hours:

Friday                                    7pm - 10pm

Sunday                                  12pm  - 6.30pm

You will have noticed we have started to clear the area for the new changing rooms.


A presentation was given to Nigel Adams MP to explain OSCA's journey to date - see it here

We have approval to demolish the old OARLFC clubhouse and this will happen shortly.


The Sports Minister Nigel Adams MP and Jon Dutton CEO RLFC World Cup 2020 visit 23 January 2020 to Celebrate OSCA's funding success

See the Halifax Couriers report here

Football Foundations Press Release can be read here

The Funding we Have Received

Football Foundation – Premier League

Football Stadia Improvement Fund

FA National Stadia

Rugby League World Cup 2021

Sport England - CSAF

Calderdale CF    

- £495,000

- £ 41,000

- £ 10,000

- £ 55,000

- £ 50,000 (for Community Hub)

- £ 2,000 (contrib. to lift to function room)


The Pavilion - Building on Success

OSCA successfully completed the transfer of Forest Cottage. This means that OSCA is now in control of the buildings and four fields until the year 2143 - 125 years!!

The building and fields are secured for community use, to improve well-being and sports participation. It is now for us all to agree how to use the facilities

Contact Us if you have any ideas or want to get involved.

The grant application success from Football Foundation, Rugby League Football, Football Stadium Fund, National Spaccorts Centre Trust, Calderdale Community Foundation and Sports England to cover the cost of our development plans for Forest Cottage. 


SESSIONS Under 8 and Under 11

Saturday mornings 10am – 11am on 3G and grass pitches


Rediscovered the joys of playing football again thanks to a slowed-down version of the game Walking football is designed as a new activity and making new friends for the 50+. Make it the highlight of the on a crisp morning or even on a semi-frozen astro pitch or with the sun on your back - rub your hands together in anticipation of another kickabout - you will absolutely love it!!



Saturday mornings 10am to 11-30am

New players of all ages/ability are most welcome to each teams weekly training sessions.


Since the Foundation accepted community management in 2012 it has achieved its first half £million investment to improve the outdoor facilities with pitch improvement and the addition of a floodlit 3G multi-use games area and informal kick about area.

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