Children's Programs

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.

Our workshops are a great way to get creative and learn new skills!

Our workshops are a great way to get creative and learn new skills!

Our workshops are a great way to get creative and learn new skills!

Take home a unique and useful item that you've designed yourself. Two options are offered: Parented for ages 9 to 12 and Youth  for ages 13 to 17. A material fee of $11.30 (tax included) will be added to the cost of the program.

Screen Printed Tote Bag – November 15

You'll create stencils and use fabric inks to block silk screens and transfer your design onto canvas bags. The same stencil can be printed on paper and other surfaces as well.

Bookbinding Journal – November 29

Learn to use specialized book binding equipment! We'll show you how to create a soft-cover journal with a closure for writing, meditation or travel. Books will be made with a medieval limp binding or crossed structure.

Register using Programs Oakville

As we move from the Yellow-Protect level to the Red-Control level in response to rising COVID-19 cases, Town of Oakville recreation facilities remain open with new health and safety measures.

The Town of Oakville continues its commitment to health and safety with altered programs and services, and is in regular contact with public health authorities to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

With Premier Ford’s announcement on Friday, November 13, we have moved into the Red-Control level of the provincial COVID-19 Response Framework.

The following changes will be in effect at all town-operated recreation facilities beginning Monday, November 16:

  • Access to recreation facilities is limited to 90 minutes.
  • Team sport programming such as hockey has been suspended.
  • Drop-in programs for non-team sports such as badminton and pickleball continue with limited capacities.
  • Spectators are not permitted.

Not all facilities or amenities are available at this time. If you don’t see your favourite program now, check back regularly. Activities are being added as safety measures can be put in place. Visit our Programs FAQs page for more information.

Winter programs

Winter programs will be available to browse Programs Oakville starting Tuesday, December 1, 2020. Our new web application offers a more convenient and user-friendly program search tool for registered weekly programs and workshops.

Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 9 at 7 a.m. for residents.

Drop-in programs

Pre-registration is required to participate in our single visit and pay-as-you-go programs.While we are in Red-Control, cash payments will not be accepted. Check availability and pre-book your recreational sports and other drop-ins using Active Oakville.

Monthly memberships are available. Call 905-815-2000 for details.

Subsidy options

Visit the Subsidy Programs page for information about financial assistance for Town of Oakville recreation and leisure services available to individuals who qualify.