Parks, Trails & Gardens

Image of a woman sitting on a bench at Arkendo Park overlooking Lake OntarioOakville offers 1,420 hectares of parkland, over 300 kilometres of trails, and more than 200 parks, garden plots, off-leash dog parks, playgrounds, skateboard parks, splash pads, sports fields, tennis courts, two harbours and 31 waterfront parks.

At a dedication ceremony recently held at Tannery Park recognizing former Oakville Mayor Harry Barrett's leadership in preserving Oakville's waterfront, Mayor Rob Burton unveiled signage marking the Harry Barrett Waterfront Parks System. Learn more about the Harry Barrett Waterfront Parks System.

The Town of Oakville has a number of parks where special events can be held, such as ceremonies, photography and sporting events. For more information on renting a town park visit facility rentals, call 905-815-5989, or email your request to

Visit the links below for more information:

Community gardens
Cycle, Walk Oakville
Destination parks
Gate installation in town fence
Goose management
Healthy Green Space Strategy (pdf, 4.8 MB)
Leash-free dog parks
Lighting of sports fields
Municipal Greenhouse
North Oakville Trails Plan
Outdoor ice rinks
Park access permit
Park developments
Park operations
Photography in parks
Skateboard parks
Splash pads
Sports fields
Tennis courts
Wildlife and biodiversity

For more information contact ServiceOakville

tel: 905-845-6601
TTY: 905-338-4200 

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