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Get Active Oakville!

Online Drop-in Recreation Program Finder

Wondering what recreation programs are happening right NOW? Active Oakville is a new online tool that will make it easier for you to find the most convenient time and place to get active and have fun.

Click the Active Oakville Drop-in Program Finder image to search for weekly drop-in fitness classes, swim and skate schedules, and more from the comfort of wherever you happen to be. Active Oakville displays drop-in programs available on a weekly basis. Now you can also search for:

  • Drop-in preschool programs,
  • Sports (including basketball, rock climbing, table tennis, and volleyball), and
  • Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre studio availability.

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.

Link to the Active Oakville page.

Trick or ACTIVE treat!

Looking for healthier treat options for your little ghosts and goblins this Halloween? Forget raisins and give healthy Get Active Halloween swim or skate passes instead! Buy 10 tickets for the reduced price of $5. That’s only 50 cents per swim or skate. For ages 2 to 14 years. Passes valid from November 1 to December 31, 2016.

Available for purchase in October at:

  • Town Hall
  • Glen Abbey Community Centre
  • Iroquois Ridge Community Centre
  • River Oaks Community Centre
  • Sixteen Mile Sports Complex
  • Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
  • Centennial Pool

Tell us how we’re doing!

We value your input and want to hear about your personal experiences with our recreation and culture programs and facilities.

Following Recreation and Culture’s commitment to continuously improve our programs and services, an electronic customer feedback system has been introduced to our registered programs participants.

If you are currently registered in one of our programs, you will be emailed a short survey after the last class for your candid feedback. This is your chance to tell us what we’re doing right and where we might need to do better to improve service to our customers.

Not currently enrolled in a program, but want to share your thoughts? Simply email iris@oakville.ca or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter!

Be sure to check your inbox after your last class. We look forward to hearing from you!