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.
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.
Culture Days Open Mic and Karaoke Night – October 1
Culture Days, September 30 to October 2, features thousands of free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind-the-scenes.” Enjoy free family-friendly entertainment, art workshops, dance, ceramics, live music and more. Discover the world of artists, creators, heritage experts, architects, curators, designers and other creative people in your community. There's something for everyone!
Come out and celebrate Culture Days with an Open Mic & Karaoke Night from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 1 in the QEPCCC Black Box Theatre! It’s FREE for all youth ages 11-18. Group and solo performers welcome. Email email@example.com for more information.
Please note: The Lip Sync Battle scheduled for October 1 has been cancelled. Instead, come out and celebrate Culture Days with us at Open Mic & Karaoke Night!
Cooking It Up: Delicious Desserts – October 4
Join us for some sweet treats! Learn how to make desserts without baking and eat what you make. Pre-registration for Cooking It Up (ages 12-18) is required.
P.A. Day Youth Out Trips – 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). Join us for the following:
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.