Om Al-Qura school is a community based organization that runs under Ottawa Muslim Association (OMA). The school provides an academic environment for elementary school level to learn Arabic and Islamic Studies. The school offers Islamic Studies (Quran) program under the OMA and the Arabic class under the Conseil des écoles catholiques, International Language Program (ILP).


September to June on Saturdays (ONLINE) Arabic from 1:00-2:15pm Islamic Studies from 3:00-4:15pm.

Islamic Studies and Quran hours $150 for Ontario and Quebec students Arabic hours free of religion content Ontario residents -> Free Out of province residents (Québec, international) -> $150 out-of-province fee / student / language

Students must turn 4 years old by December 31 to be eligible for ILP elementary classes Students must be registered in Junior Kindergarten up to Grade 8

Due to COVID-19, classes will take place in a secure, virtual environment consisting of:

  • Synchronous learning – Engaging and interactive virtual, live class time with an IL instructor and fellow students (Google Meet or other interactive online applications).
  • Asynchronous learning – Engaging activities provided by the IL instructor to be completed by the student online and off-line (assignments/projects, group work).

For more information please send an email to info@omalquraschool.ca

Arabic Language Program

(For children born between 2007 and 2016 inclusive)
Monday to Friday (weekends off)
Starting July 5 until July 30
Schedules Options: 
Morning: 9:30-12:00 (Synchronized ~ 10-11:15)  

Afternoon: 1:00-3:30 (Synchronized ~ 1:00-2:15)
1. Google Meet “contact time” between instructor and the class (live video classroom)
2. Oral communication; language-rich activities; Arabic phonetics, writing
3. Thematic games (Kahoot!), storytelling, projects, worksheets
4. Additional activities via Google Classroom, emailed or posted challenges
5. Small assignments that are not too demanding during the summer
Note:  Arabic sessions are run by the ILP Permanent Education. Arabic hours are free of religious content at a cost of $150 for Quebec students and $10 for Ontario students.

Quran and Islamic Studies

For ages 4years to 18 years Old (used to be 4-13 years)
Tuesdays & Thursdays (3pm to 4:15pm)
Starting July 5 until July 30
1. Google Meet (live video classroom)
2. Quran recitation & tajweed, Nooraniya
3. Name of Allah & Athkar
4. Islamic lessons (pillars of Islam & Iman; teachings of the prophet; virtual Hajj session)
5. Prophet stories & games (Kahoot!)
Note:  Islamic Studies sessions are run by Om Al-Qura School under the Ottawa Muslim Association (OMA) for $60/student.

All program classes will run subject to sufficient enrollment.  All registrants will be contacted once their application has been accepted. For more information please send an email to info@omalquraschool.ca


Sundays 5-8 PM at the Ottawa Mosque. Fall & Winter (12 sessions per season). For more information please send an email to info@omalquraschool.ca