The Town of Oakville runs a variety of children’s programs including aquatics, martial arts, specialty and drop-in programs. Check out the Parks, Recreation and Culture program guide or browse our programs the online registration system.

Town programs for children and youth focus on healthy child development. As a HIGH FIVE® Accredited Organization, our programs for children 6 to 12 years of age are recognized as having the highest levels of quality and safety.

Every season, the Recreation and Culture department introduces new programs for all ages and abilities. Whether you're looking for something active or arty, we've got a class for you! For more information, visit the online registration system or view/download the new program guide.

Healthy Halloween Treats are coming soon!

Looking for healthier treat options for your little ghosts and goblins? Forget raisins and give healthy Get Active Halloween swim or skate passes instead! Buy 10 tickets for the reduced price of $5. That’s only 50 cents per swim or skate. Available starting October 1 at community centres, pools and Town Hall. Ages 2-14

Free P.A. Day Skates

Join us Monday, September 25

Looking for something fun to do on your day off school?

The Town of Oakville is pleased to partner with Boston Pizza Dundas and Neyagawa to provide FREE public skating during Halton District School Board elementary P.A. Days!

Schedule is subject to change. Please contact the facility directly for the most up-to-date information.

Capacity restrictions and admission requirements apply. Skate and helmet rentals are available during Boston Pizza skates (regular fees apply).

Boston Pizza P.A. Day Skates

Boston Pizza P.A. Day Skates

Let the Town of Oakville and Oakville Cricket Club introduce your child to the internationally loved game of cricket!

Saturday nights, starting October 14, children and youth will be instructed by certified NCCP Community Cricket Coaches through a variety of fun game-based activities.
No prior cricket experience necessary. Two age groups are offered: ages 5-7 and ages 8-12. Spaces are limited, so register today!

Swimmer with a pool noodle

Swimmer with a pool noodle

Birthday parties

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Kids painting

Kids painting

Special events

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Child wearing a hockey helmet

Child wearing a hockey helmet

Sports leagues

ORHL (adults) OHD (children)

Subsidy options

The town offers financial assistance to qualified individuals who are unable to afford town recreation and leisure services. For more information, visit the subsidy programs page.

Education and learning

Oakville is rich in learning opportunities. School Curriculum Teacher Resources, information about Fire Education, Bicycle education and safety, and more can be found on the Education and Learning page.

All Ages Family Drop-in Studio Times at QEPCCC

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC), is a unique and dynamic public space designed to meet all of your recreation, arts and cultural needs. With 144,000 square feet of activity space, there's plenty of room to be creative! All Ages Family Drop-in sessions are offered in the Ceramic Studio at select times, including P.A. Days. Visit the QEPCCC Studio Programs page for more information.

Oakville Museum

Oakville Museum offers both on-site and in-class programs with specific curriculum links to a wide variety of subjects and grade levels. Our programs are fun and interactive and include resources for classroom use. Visit the Oakville Museum School & Community Programs page for themes and details.

CORE community group affiliation program

CORE is a membership-based program that offers non-profit, volunteer-based organizations support in delivering their services to the community. CORE members provide various opportunities for residents to engage in their community, access support services, participate in recreation activities, and pursue life-long learning.

Members fall into one of the following categories: Arts and Culture; Community Agencies (including education and support services); Multicultural Agencies/Spiritual Groups; Recreation/Leisure; and Sports (including casual sports groups).

For more information about CORE and a list of current members, please visit the CORE page.