The Town of Oakville runs a variety of adult programs including fitness, aquatics and special interest classes. For information on our registered programs check out the Parks, Recreation and Culture Program Guide or visit our interactive online registration system.
Looking for an active program for the family? The Town of Oakville offers a variety of pre-registered and drop-in activities for parents and children. Private and semi-private lessons in swimming, badminton, squash and more are also available!
The Hive is a free weekly drop-in activity for crafty bees to connect, create, share, teach, laugh or simply relax by indulging in a creative activity!
Join the Hive:
Wednesdays (April 18-June 13)
10 a.m. to noon
at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre
Tools and materials will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own knitting needles, crochet hooks, etc. if you have them.
For all ages and abilities! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
This program is offered in partnership with Creative Community Hive. Visit creativecommunityhive.com for more information.
The Town of Oakville provides seniors 80+ an opportunity to get out and socialize with others through our Friendship Luncheon programs.
Volunteer drivers pick clients up at their homes (around 10:30 a.m.), bring them to the centres and then return to take them home (around 2 p.m.).
If you are able to volunteer one hour per week, please contact Stephanie Coughlin, at 905-845-6601 ext. 3498, for the Iroquois Ridge Older Adult Centre every Thursday).
Drivers receive compensation for their mileage.Volunteer opportunities
The Town of Oakville is proud to offer female-only swimming programs at White Oaks Pool. Drop in for the All Ages Combo Swim on Sundays or register now for one of the following:
Please note that spectator viewing is closed for these programs.
Played on a badminton-sized court with special paddles and a ball slightly smaller than a wiffle ball, pickleball is a great game for all ages and abilities. The net is set slightly lower, making it more accessible for just about anyone, while still providing a challenge for more competitive players.
Our adult drop-in pickleball programs are offered Wednesdays at:
Come out and get active while you meet new people and learn a fun new sport!
Visit active.oakville.ca for the most up-to-date drop-in schedules and information.
Stand-Up Paddleboarding is one of Canada's fastest growing water activities! Learn SUP basics in a safe pool setting before going out on the open water. Learn equipment assembly, safety requirements, stance and balance, paddle techniques, and maneuvering. All equipment is provided.
Two ages groups are offered:
Spaces are limited and classes start soon, so don't delay. Register today!
Fluid Zen is a combination of Qigong, Tai Chi and aqua-fitness movements that flow together to create a dynamic meditative experience in the water.
Exercising in the pool also reduces the risk of injury and fear of falling due to the supportive nature of the water.
Drop-in Fluid Zen programs are offered at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 9 a.m.
Cost: $10 per visit or $8 (ages 65+), plus HST
The Oakville Recreational Hockey League (ORHL) is the town’s adult hockey league (ages 18+) that runs out of the state-of-the-art Sixteen Mile Sports Complex. Register individually or as a team! For players looking to enhance their skills, ORHL Practice programs are also offered. Some restrictions apply. Visit the ORHL page for more information.
As well, the Town of Oakville now offers the Oakville Recreational Volleyball League – Co-Ed (ages 18+) at QEPCCC and Oakville Recreational Basketball League – Co-Ed (ages 18+) at Glen Abbey Community Centre. Beginners welcome! The focus is on fun and sportsmanship in a recreational environment. Sign up as an individual or with friends. Register as a team by calling 905-845-6601, ext. 7204.
Oakville's seniors centres offer a variety of registered programs for ages 50+ including Pilates, Yoga, Zumba Gold, and more. Drop-in activities include billiards, carpet bowling, hall walking and Pickle Ball.
A current Seniors Services 50+ membership card is required to attend Seniors Services registered programs, drop-in activities, special interest clubs and day trips. Additional fees apply per program, activity or event. Visit the Seniors' Centres page for more information and to view our Seniors Services Newsletter for a full list of programs.
The Town of Oakville has a flexible and hassle-free fitness membership for you. Our fitness centres are well-equipped, clean and staffed with friendly, qualified professionals. There are more than 75 drop-in fitness classes to choose from each week including high and low impact aerobics, step, kickboxing, body sculpt, interval, core training, stability ball and more!
Want access to specialized studio equipment? Need space to work on your project? Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) offers drop-in options as well as a monthly Studio Membership to access the Wood Working, Pottery, and Fine Arts studios and Digital Arts Lab.
QEPCCC also offers a variety of pre-registered programs and one-day workshops. Try sewing, woodworking, website design, photography and more!