The Town of Oakville offers several programs (drop-in and pre-registered), training and volunteer opportunities for youth ages 13 to 19. We also operate three youth centres. Youth in Grades 6-10 are welcome at QEPCCC Youth Centre.
NEW! Now, if you are 12 (after July 1) but turning 13 years old by the end of the calendar year, you can become a member at Bronte and Nottinghill Youth Centres! Drop in to learn more today.
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Get Active Oakville!
Online Drop-in Recreation Program Finder
Active Oakville, the online drop-in program finder, displays drop-in programs available on a weekly basis, up to seven days in advance. This application can be viewed on all devices. Simply visit the web page and then bookmark or add it to your home screen for easy access.
Please note: Schedules may change due to program requirements or maintenance need and capacity restrictions may apply. Cancellations will be posted in the facility. Please contact the facility directly for the most up-to-date information.
Student Summer Fitness Memberships now available!
Get a Student Summer Fitness Membership (ages 14+) and save! Memberships are valid until August 31 and will be prorated after May1. Visit the Fitness Centres page for more information.
Drop-in Youth Wellness Workshops – starts July 5
Are you 12-16 years old? Join us at QEPCCC Youth Centre on Tuesdays, 2-3 p.m, for:
- Fitness and Sport Activities
- Youth Wellness Workshops
- Health Snack Recipes, and
- Personal Trainer on-site
The drop-in fee is $4 per person, per session. Starts July 5, offered every week for nine weeks!
Youth Crew! We want to hear from you!
We're always looking for new ideas and initatives recommended by youth for youth! Share your wish list. Tell us about the events, programs, clubs or other activities you'd like to see at any one of our three community youth centres. Our first meeting will be held at Nottinghill YC on September 24, from 1 to 3 p.m.
P.A. Day Youth Out Trips – September 6, October 7, and November 25, 2016 and February 3, 2017
No school today? Check this out! P.A. Day Youth Out Trips (ages 11-18) are being offered, including a Youth Centre Experience and lunch (which will be provided). Registration opens August 13, 2016! Join us for the following:
- September 6 – Go Karting
- October 7– Escape Room Adventures
- November 25 – Archery Tag & Games
- February 3 – Laser Tag
Lip Sync Battle 2016 – October 1
Prepare for Lip Sync Battle – coming to the QEPCCC Black Box Theatre October 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. Group and solo performers welcome. Prizes to be awarded! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Oakville receives Play Works’ Gold Youth Friendly Community designation
The Town of Oakville was recognized as a Youth Friendly Community and received Play Works’ gold designation for its outstanding commitment to providing young people with opportunities to play, participate in and contribute to their community.
Play Works is an independent group of organizations committed to encouraging and promoting a greater investment in youth play. The program celebrates Ontario communities that provides youth ages 13 to 19 with diverse play opportunities — in arts, recreation or civic leadership.