Summer Tune Up auditions - May 23 and 30
Think you have what it takes to rock the stage? If you’re in a band or an aspiring singer, this is your chance to prove it! Summer Tune Up will feature the best talent Oakville has to offer, showcasing live music from a variety of local artists and bands. Open auditions for youth 13 to 19 years of age will be held on Thursday, May 23 and Thursday, May 30 from 7 to 10 p.m. in the QEPCCC Youth Room. To book your audition, please call 905-582-3592 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jam Night at the OYC - May 30
Come by and jam. Some instruments provided, or bring your own!
$5 Friday at QEPCCC - May 31
Plaster masks and pizza.
June is Recreation and Parks Month kick-off at QEPCCC - June 1
Come out to the grand opening of the new indoor rock climbing wall at QEPCCC! Try it free from noon to 1 pm. and 3:30-5:30 p.m. A waiver must be signed by a parent or legal guardian for all participants ages 17 and under.
Check out the June is Recreation and Parks Month calendar for more great ideas to get active and Make Your Move!
Exam Help - June 13
Get some tricks and tips to help you through your finals!
Summer Tune Up - June 13
Join us from 7 to 10 p.m. at QEPCCC and catch the best talent Oakville has to offer, showcasing live music from a variety of local artists and bands! Admission is $6 per person for ages 13-19. For more information, please call 905-582-3592 or email email@example.com.
Last Y.A.R.D. of the season - June 18
See you in the fall and have a great summer!
Go Skateboarding Day - June 21
Bail out of your regular plans and join us at Kinoak Indoor Skateboard Park, 6-9:30 p.m., to meet up with other skateboarders. Just $10 per person, all admissions will be donated to the Town of Oakville Recreation Connection Fund.
QEPCCC Youth Centre annual Summer Beach Party - June 27
Join us between 5-7 p.m. to say goodbye to another school year and hello to summer!
OYC School's Out Party - June 28
Enjoy food, fun and music to kick off the summer right! We'll start celebrating the end of the school year at 7 p.m.
Programs and services
The Town of Oakville offers several programs, 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.
The Town of Oakville’s youth centres are positive, comfortable and safe places for youth to hang out –– and they're free! Each centre offers:
- Homework help
- Video games
- Resume writing
- Movie nights
- Job searching
- On-site library
- Opportunities to earn volunteer hours
Centre staff can also provide youth with referrals to other agencies. Please see below for a list of community resources.
For information on the Oakville Public Library Youth Programs visit the Oakville Public Library site.
Following are some key phone numbers and links to organizations that offer support services in a variety of areas. Download the complete Youth Services list (pdf, 343 kB) from Halton Region.
Danielle's Place (Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre) - 1-866-277-9959
Drug and Alcohol Helpline - 1-800-565-8603
Halton Family Services - 905-845-3811
Halton Region Pregnancy Support - Dial 311 or 1-866-442-5866
Halton Women's Place - 905-332-7892
Kids Help Phone (24 hours) - 1-800-668-6868
Legal Aid - 1-800-668-8258
Lesbian/Gay/Bi/Trans Youth Line - 1-800-268-9688
Oakville Distress Centre - 905-849-4541
Ontario Works (help with cost of living) - Dial 311 or 1-866-442-5866
ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids) - 905-878-9785
SAVIS (Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services of Halton) 24 hour help line - 905-875-1555
Sexual Health Clinics, including Health @ 232 in Oakville - 905-825-6000, ext. 6065
Volunteer Halton - 905-878-0955