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.

Give the Gift of Healthy Living!

Town of Oakville gift certificates make the perfect healthy holiday gift for kids, friends, family or even you! Why not add yoga classes, cooking lessons or a Stand Up Paddle Board course to your holiday wish list this year?

Gift certificates are available for purchase in any denomination at Town Hall and community centres for use toward any Town of Oakville recreation or culture program or membership. No expiry. Drop by today or call 905-338-4250 for details.

Learn more about our drop-in programs, fitness memberships, studio memberships at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC), Seniors Services memberships, and pre-registered programs.

Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts gift certificates are also available. Buy them online now, or call or drop by the Box Office for more information.


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.

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Find weekly drop-in art, sport and recreation activities for all ages; fitness classes; swim and skate schedules; and more!