The Recreation and Culture department is collaborating with Kerr Street Mission, YMCA of Oakville, Oakville Public Library, and many more to provide daily virtual engagement via Instagram for Oakville youth.
One post will be shared* daily on our No Days Off Oakville account. Follow us for great activities and suggestions like fun workout sessions, virtual programs and tech for teens.
*Please note that you will need an Instagram account to access this content. It's free to join.Check out No Days Off Oakville on Instagram
Without Walls (WOW) is a phone-based series for ages 50+, featuring favourites including book club and Bingo! No special equipment or account needed.
The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts is also offering a Mini Season of online performances, although our doors will remain closed a little longer.Learn more about our virtual programs
Get active in our outdoor fitness classes for ages 14+.
We’re excited to reintroduce a safe summer program session starting the week of July 5. Browse our recreation and culture programs online. Program capacity is limited to meet all required COVID-19 health and safety protocols. Visit the Recreation Programs FAQs page for more information.
Community centres (including pools, fitness centres and arenas) and the Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate will remain closed until further notice. Oakville Museum has posted informative signs in the windows of Erchless Estate that can be enjoyed during an outdoor self-guided tour of the grounds.
Refunds will be automatically issued to customers impacted by any cancelled recreation and culture programs, drop-in activities, memberships, and indoor rental permits.
Check out our Virtual Programs page for information about our online fitness classes, cultural discussions, cooking workshops and much more! Some classes can also be found or re-watched on our YouTube channel.
Should you have questions, please call 905-815-2000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Visit the Celebrate June page for information about a number of fun and educational public awareness campaigns proudly supported by the Town of Oakville. All programs and initiatives follow strict COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many youth are experiencing changes to their usual school routines. For most students, school now involves an independent virtual learning component.
Youth requiring additional support with navigating virtual learning are encouraged to contact email@example.com .
To further support youth during this time, community service providers are working together to offer FREE youth study spaces with access to Wi-Fi and computers (please bring your own headphones).
Spaces are limited and must be pre-booked. Attendees will need to complete a health screening questionnaire and wear a mask.
Please note: We are not offering volunteer opportunities for youth at this time.
The Oakville Youth Action Committee (OYAC) iis a group of youth volunteers working to enhance their local community by encouraging meaningful youth participation in community recreation programs and events.
Following are some key phone numbers and links to organizations that offer support services in a variety of areas. You can check out the Halton Youth Services Directory for more resources.
Danielle's Place (Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre)
Drug and Alcohol Helpline – 1-866-531-2600
Halton Family Services – 905-845-3811
Halton Region Pregnancy Support – Dial 311 or 1-866-442-5866
Halton Women's Place – 905-332-7892
Kids Help Phone (24 hours) – 1-800-668-6868
Legal Aid – 1-800-668-8258
Lesbian/Gay/Bi/Trans Youth Line – 1-800-268-9688
Oakville Distress Centre – 905-849-4541
Ontario Works (help with cost of living) – Dial 311 or 1-866-442-5866
ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids) – 905-878-9785
SAVIS (Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services of Halton) 24 hour help line – 905-875-1555
Sexual Health Clinics, including Health @ 232 in Oakville – 905-825-6000, ext. 6065
Volunteer Halton – 905-878-0955
Join us on Instagram at No Days Off for great activities and suggestions from our partners like fun workout sessions, virtual programs and tech for teens.
Check out our Get Active and Creative at Home page for more ways to stay connected while we're physically distancing.
For information on the Oakville Public Library Youth programs and services visit the Oakville Public Library Youth Programs website.
Every year, Oakville celebrates National Youth Week from May 1 to 7 with FREE activities, learning opportunities and events for youth ages 11-19.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Colleen Beswick at 905-845-6601, ext. 3624.