Holiday Programs

The Town of Oakville is proud to offer pre-registered and drop-in programs during the holiday season.

Before and After-Care is available for participants in full-day Town of Oakville programs for an additional fee. Separate registration required.

Over the holidays we offer extra drop-in programs, including FREE recreational skates sponsored by Tim Hortons. During all recreational skates, skate and helmet rentals are available at:

  • Joshua's Creek Arenas
  • Maple Grove Arena
  • River Oaks Community Centre
  • Sixteen Mile Sports Complex, and
  • Trafalgar Park Community Centre

Visit Active Oakville, the drop-in program finder, for details regarding pay-as-you-go program options and their most-up-to-date schedules. Programs and services are subject to change, availability, admission requirements and capacity limits, as applicable.

Craft and Tour at the Museum

Join us for an hour in the afternoon to make a craft with your child and take a guided tour of Oakville Museum. Several sessions of Craft and Tour at the Museum (ages 4-9) are available. Pre-registration is required. Fee applies to participating children only, but children must be accompanied and assisted by an adult.

Frequent Flyers

Get ready for a fun-filled day that starts at Glen Abbey Community Centre! Campers will enjoy games and activities with an exciting off-site trip in Frequent Flyers (ages 6-12). Waiver forms for specific off-ground trip destinations may be required.

Before and After-Care is available on site at Glen Abbey for an additional $11.33 per day. Separate registration is required. Before and After-Care hours are 7:30-8:30 a.m. and 4:30-6 p.m.

For more information, please email

Holiday Art Camp

Spend a day with a local artist, drawing, painting and sculpting in the art studios at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC). In Holiday Art Camp (ages 6-12), participants will use a range of fine art materials to make a masterpiece!

SOS 4 Kids programs

The following confidence-boosting workshops are taught by the staff from SOS 4 Kids at QEPCCC. Note: Extended care is NOT available for these programs.

Babysitter Training

Looking to get into the babysitting business? Staff from SOS 4 Kids will provide you with the fundamentals and firsthand knowledge of caring for infants and children in this one-day Red Cross Babysitter Training course (ages 11-14).

Home Alone

Empower children with the confidence and skills to care for themselves when home alone. Taught by staff from SOS 4 Kids, this one-day course includes Red Cross PeopleSavers Level 4, internet safety, and more! Home Alone (ages 9-12) is offered at QEPCCC.

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