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.
Please note: 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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Youth Crew! We want to hear from you!
We're always looking for new ideas and initiatives 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. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Get Active Oakville, the online drop-in program finder! Active Oakville displays the most up-to-date drop-in program schedules available on a weekly basis, up to seven days in advance. This application can be viewed on all devices, no download required. Simply visit the page and then bookmark or add it to your home screen for easy access.
A monthly calendar of events at Bronte and QEPCCC Youth Centres is posted on their pages.
NEW! FREE Youth workshops – March 23 and April 27
Check out these two FREE workshops (ages 11-19) at QEPCCC:
- Record a Song – Join us after school on March 23 to create your
own hit song in the QEPCCC Recording Studio! Bring your ideas, lyrics, even instruments if you have them and we'll help you with
- DJ Workshop – Find out what it takes to be a music producer or DJ! Explore electronic music in the Digital Arts Studio as we help you to create your own mixes after school on April 27.
Pre-registration is required to secure your spot.
NEW! QEPCCC P.A. Day Drop-in Passport
We've combined our most popular youth activities into one convenient pass. For just $15, pass holders (ages 12-14) get drop-in access to the clay studio, sports and activities at the QEPCCC Youth Centre. Drop-in activities are unstructured and fully supervised.
Pass holders have the flexibility to participate in all activities at their own leisure. Purchase your pass at the centre 30 minutes prior to drop-in start time. Space is limited as pass is sold on a first come, first serve basis. Drop-in activities run at scheduled times between noon and 6 p.m. For more information please call 905-845-6601, ext. 4609.
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.