Arenas (ice, floor and shooter pads)
Oakville’s arenas boast a variety of on-ice activities including classes and programs, recreational skating, Oakville Hockey Development programs, the Oakville Recreational Hockey League, and rental opportunities. Schedules may change due to program requirements or maintenance needs. For up-to-date recreational skating information, please call the respective facility.
Facilities at River Oaks Community Centre include:
- A Pad, 190 by 85 feet, capacity 160 on ice
- B Pad, 200 by 100 feet, capacity 180 on ice
- Shooter Pad #1, 36 by 20 feet, capacity 6 on ice
- Shooter Pad #2, 27 by 20 feet, capacity 6 on ice
- Snack bar
Put your party on ice!
We are pleased to offer dedicated party ice for your next birthday party, celebration or group event! Skating or hockey - the choice is yours! Packages at Joshua's Creek Arenas and River Oaks Community Centre include 50 minutes of full rink arena ice plus a one hour room rental. Call Facility Bookings for full details 905-815-5989.
Community centre rooms and gymnasia
River Oaks Community Centre has the following rooms available for rent. For more information regarding bookings and availability, please visit the Community Centres page.
- Community Room A: Large rate, holds approximately 230
- Community Room B: Large rate, holds approximately 100
- Community Room C: Medium rate, holds approximately 30
- Boardroom: Small rate, holds approximately 15
- Off Ice Rooms: Small rate, holds approximately 15
Visit our facility rentals page to learn how to rent community rooms, gymnasia, ice or shooter pads at River Oaks Community Centre.
River Oaks Community Centre offers a wide variety of fitness and wellness programs including group cycling, fitness classes and assessments, personal training, nutritional counselling and registered massage therapy. The fitness centre boasts an indoor track; circuit, weight training and cardio equipment;
a fitness studio with sprung aerobic floor; a spinning studio; as well as two squash and two racquetball courts.
Try us for FREE, purchase a membership, attend a drop-in program or register for a class today!
Save with Swim/Skate Passes, Fitness Memberships, and more!
A Swim/Skate membership gives you access to all arenas and indoor and outdoor pools during recreational skate and swim times. Visit the Public Skating and Shinny Programs page for more information.
Want to get access to more than 75 drop-in fitness classes every week and all four Town of Oakville fitness centres as well? Check out our Fitness Memberships! The Full Fitness membership is your best value, with access to all recreational swims and skates, squash and racquetball courts, drop-in rock climbing, shinny hockey, and more! Discounts for seniors and students.
Get ready for golf at River Oaks!
In Golf – Active Start (ages 4-6), children work on athletic movements, balance, hand-eye coordination and their golf swing using special equipment that is lighter and easy for young golfers to handle. If children have their own clubs they are encouraged to bring them. Child registers and one parent or guardian must accompany them for the class.
Golf – Learn to Play (ages 7-9) participants will work on balance, speed, hand-eye coordination and athletic development to form the basis for a sound golf swing.
Spend quality time together while learning a skill that will last a lifetime! All aspects of the great game of golf will be covered by a qualified PGA professional in Golf – Parent and Child. Parent (ages 18+) registers but attends with one child (ages 7+).
Golf – Get Ready (ages 18+) is a unique program geared towards adult novice and beginner golfers. Designed to teach everything you’ll need to play golf in just a few lessons, students will gain an understanding of the different aspects of the game, etiquette and rules.
Experience a full body workout like no other with the Freedom Climber!
NEW at River Oaks Community Centre, the Freedom Climber is an innovative rotating climbing wall that uses your own weight and action to set the pace. It stops when you stop, but its continuous movement allows you to work on core muscle development, cardiovascular improvement, flexibility, stamina and more – maximizing your efforts in a shorter time!
Try Hang Training at River Oaks Community Centre!
Hang Training (ages 18+) is an exercise system that focuses on strength and cardiovascular development. Participants use a resistance obstacle course that is perfect for anyone, regardless of age or ability, because it is customized. Sign up for a class or drop-in to try it out!
Call 905-338-4186 to book your spot for a drop-in class at River Oaks Community Centre.
Check out our drop-in Shinny Hockey programs and Shooter Pads!
Shinny hockey programs, including sessions specifically for players ages 50+, are self-organized and non-contact. Goalies play for free! Check Active Oakville, the drop-in program finder, for the most up-to-date Shinny Hockey schedules now!
Need a little extra time on the ice to practise your shots or saves? Rent one of our shooter pads for exclusive use of the ice or pay-as-you go and try
a drop-in Shooter Pad program offered at select arenas.