Organized gatherings on municipal property require a permit, liability insurance, and are only allowed in designated areas. Parking is also restricted to designated areas only.
Permits are confirmed when signed by an authorized representative, with full payment or an approved monthly payment plan. For more information, review our Facility Allocation Policy.
Short-term or single-date bookings are available after the permit confirmation deadline for each season on a first-come, first-served basis. Book ice-time up to five days in advance (to the hour) from your phone or other device. Locations, rates and available hours vary.
Ideal for shooting and goaltending instruction. Approximately 20’ x 40’ with one net and capacity for six players. Book online up to 45 days in advance at Joshua’s Creek Arenas and Sixteen Mile Sports Complex. Rates vary.
Follow the step-by-step instructions in our "How to Search for a Facility" video. All new and returning customers must create an account to access recreation and culture services online. Visit the Recreation and Culture FAQs page for more information.
2022 Rates and Fees (PDF) effective September 2022.
Questions? Please call Facility Bookings at 905-815-2000 or email email@example.com.
Please visit the Sports Fields page for information about renting baseball diamonds, etc.
Visit the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) Rentals page for information about the pool, gyms, program rooms, studios and performance spaces available at our state-of-the-art facility dedicated to recreation and creative pursuits.
These public parks are available for our entire community to enjoy. We cannot guarantee that these spaces will not be accessed by other residents during your visit.
Photography bookings are offered in 90-minute sessions, based on availability. Groups that have a confirmed reservation can capture their special moments throughout the park location but are asked to be considerate of other users.
The Town of Oakville is pleased to offer outdoor wedding ceremony permits for Nottinghill Park and the Butterfly Gazebo at Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park. In addition, outdoor wedding ceremony permits are available for weddings at Town Hall when using a Municipal Officiant. For more details about Town Hall wedding ceremony permits, please visit our Marriage page.
Picnic bookings can be made online up to 45 days before the selected date of your booking. The start times offered are 8 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., but you may reserve a three- or six-hour block online.
Please note: Due to construction at Lions Valley Park, we will only be permitting picnics at Coronation Park for the 2022 season.
Visit the Picnic Rentals page to learn more, check availability and book your picnic spot with our user-friendly booking system!
Organizations looking to provide individual or small group (set out by capacity limits set out by the Province) outdoor fitness or training (e.g. boot camps) can apply for a permit online.
The Town of Oakville invites you to submit school board rental requests for the 2022-2023 school year by Friday, May 27, 2022.
Facility access will be available from September 2022 to June 2023. School closure dates will be reflected on facility rental contracts.
Confirmations are expected to be provided to the Town of Oakville by the end of July.
Halton school boards staff have shared that multiple groups will be allowed to access facilities at the same time.
Permit holders – sports organizations, teams, players and residents – who are using the Town of Oakville’s sports fields are required to conduct themselves in a respectful and responsible way. That’s what we call being a good neighbour.
Whether booking a space for your next event or enjoying a park space casually, please only bring reusable or biodegradable containers (over plastic). If using plastic, please dispose of your items in the appropriate recycling bins provided.
Parks staff conducts regular checks of sports fields and parks to ensure proper use. The majority of sports field users act in a respectful way, however, there are occasions when inappropriate behaviour is reported such as:
There is now a formal procedure to investigate and manage inappropriate behaviour by users of our sports fields. If you witness or experience any conduct violations, please report the incident through our online Inappropriate Behaviour Reporting Form.
Criminal behaviours such as illegal substance use, fighting or assault, theft, possession or use of weapons, or harassment (non-emergencies) should be reported to Halton Police at 905-825-4777.
Incidents of inappropriate behaviour by permit holders or team members will be investigated within five business days. If the details are confirmed, disciplinary action will be taken within 10 days. Action can include a verbal and/or written warning, fine, permit suspension or loss of permit, depending on the severity of the incident and any prior violations. If we are unable to confirm the complaint or accurately identify the offenders, no action will be taken, but the report will be kept on file.
Permit suspensions can be appealed within 14 days. New evidence must be submitted along with a fee of $250. Appeals will be reviewed by a panel chaired by the commissioner of Community Services. If the appeal is successful, the suspension will be lifted and the fee will be refunded in full.