Service Disruption Notification
Please note: QEPCCC has been designated as an Emergency Evacuation site by the Region of Halton and the building will be closed from September 3 to 6 inclusive to allow for electrical upgrades to accommodate an emergency generator. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you in advance for your cooperation. Please refer to Active Oakville for the most up-to-date drop-in program information.
Open the calendar (PDF, 126 kB) for a schedule of events and activities at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre Youth Centre.
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!
For more information about youth programs, special events, services and resources visit the Youth Services page.
The Town of Oakville’s youth centres are positive, comfortable and safe places for youth ages 13 to 19 to hang out –– and they're free! Youth in grades 6-10 are welcome at QEPCCC Youth Centre!
Located in Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, the youth centre provides dedicated staff and volunteers to assist youth in health, active and fun programming, while developing new friendships. Bring your friends and see what we're all about!
Each centre offers:
- Homework help
- Video games (XBox 360 and PS3)
- Resume writing
- Movie nights
- Job searching
- On-site library
- Opportunities to earn volunteer hours
QEPCCC Youth Centre also has ping pong, air hockey and foosball tables; access to gym facilities for drop-in and organized sports; free snacks and Friday night pizza specials ($1.50 per slice). There is a large outdoor garage that provides access to picnic tables, grassed areas and an outdoor basketball court.
YARD and YARD Plus
The Town of Oakville's YARD program (Youth in Active Recreational Development) is a pre-registered program for high school students with special needs (ages 13-21) offered at Nottinghill Youth Centre on Monday nights from 5 to 8 p.m. in the spring, fall and winter. It is specifically designed for youth to participate in supervised programs and activities in a safe recreational setting.
YARD Plus at QEPCCC Youth Centre is just like your favourite YARD program but with a kick! YARD Plus includes swimming and indoor/outdoor active games between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays in the spring, fall and winter. Open the YARD programs brochure (PDF, 817 kB) for more information.
Check out the Town of Oakville’s registered programs for youth in the Parks, Recreation & Culture Guide or online.
For information on the Oakville Public Library Youth Programs visit the Oakville Public Library website.