As the province plans for recovery, the town is beginning to slowly bring back services and reopen some public spaces. Provincial emergency orders and the town’s physical distancing by-law remain in effect. We must all continue to follow guidelines from Public Health officials.
Our wide range of programs help children reach their full potential, learn how to live an active lifestyle, build self-confidence and make new friends along the way. Choose from adventure, art or sports camps. There's something for everyone!
Most programs are offered only on Halton District School Board P.A. Days. Program availability varies depending on the P.A. Day.
Before and After-Care is available for an additional fee (separate registration required) for participants in all-day Town of Oakville P.A. Day Camps.
Click on a heading below for specific program descriptions and use the links provided for details. Subject to change.
Pack a swimsuit and towel, peanut/tree nut-free lunch, three (3) or more snacks and lots to drink, then join us for all the action!
Before and After-Care is available on site 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.
Spend a full day with a local artist drawing and painting in the Fine Arts Studio at QEPCCC. Two age groups are offered:
These P.A. Day art camps run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with Before and After Care available for an additional fee.
A material fee will be added to the course fee.
The following confidence-boosting workshops are taught by the staff from SOS-Safety on Site at QEPCCC. Note: Extended care is NOT available for these programs.
Looking to get into the babysitting business? Staff from SOS-Safety on Site will provide you with the fundamentals and firsthand knowledge of caring for infants and children in this Red Cross Babysitter Training course (ages 11-14).
Empower children with the confidence and skills to care for themselves when home alone. Taught by staff from SOS-Safety on Site, this course includes Red Cross PeopleSavers Level 4, internet safety, and more! Home Alone (ages 9-12) is offered at QEPCCC.
Children learn effective skills that empower them to make safe, caring and respectful decisions in their everyday lives both online and offline in Personal Safety for Kids (ages 7-9). This program at QEPCCC uses games and real-life situations to practice injury prevention, getting places safely, online safety, people safety and first aid.
The Town of Oakville is pleased to partner with FirstOntario Credit Union to provide FREE public skating during Halton District School Board elementary P.A. Days! Visit the Public Skating page for more information.
Explore the fascinating stories of our town this P.A. Day! Oakville Museum offers guided tours of Erchless Estate, the home of Oakville's founder Colonel William Chisholm. Featuring pieces from the Town of Oakville's historical archives, the estate is decorated in family-friendly period style.
Open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from 1 to 4:30 p.m., admission is free but donations are gratefully accepted. Permanent and feature exhibits are included. Visit the Oakville Museum page for more information.
Want to learn proper techniques for caring for nails, creating amazing manicures and pedicures? How about skin care or a facial?
In this Spa Day workshop (ages 10-15), an esthetician will teach you the basics plus some tips and tricks! Enjoy a pizza lunch as part of your full-day of activities.
Wondering what recreation programs are happening right NOW?
Find weekly swim and skate schedules, drop-in art programs, and more online!