Recreation and Culture Promotions and Special Offers

Do you know someone who would benefit from our Friendship Luncheon Program for seniors?

Do you know someone who would benefit from our Friendship Luncheon Program for seniors?

Do you know someone who would benefit from our Friendship Luncheon Program for seniors?

Openings are currently available in the Friendship Luncheon Program run by the Seniors Centre in Oakville for isolated seniors ages 80+.

Participants are picked up at their homes once a week by volunteer drivers and brought to the centre closest to their home for lunch, an exercise program, games and social time. All participants pay a nominal fee, must be able to tolerate a regular diet and walk independently (with the use of a cane or walker).

Call one of these centres for more information:

  • Trafalgar Park Older Adults Centre, 905-845-6601, ext. 4502 (Tuesdays)
  • Sir John Colborne Recreation Centre, 905-815-5960 (Wednesdays)
  • Iroquois Ridge Older Adults Centre, 905-845-6601, ext. 3498 (Thursdays)

Annual Holiday Sales at the Seniors Centres

Annual Holiday Sales at the Seniors Centres

Check out our annual Holiday Sales at the Seniors Centres for good deals and great gifts!

Browse books, collectibles, handmade treasures and more, for some of the best deals in town at the:

  • Hidden Treasures Bazaar at Iroquois Ridge
    Saturday, November 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Christmas at Colborne Craft Sale at Sir John Colborne Centre
    Sunday, November 17 from noon to 3 p.m.
  • Kerr Street Christmas Market at Trafalgar Park
    Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Light refreshments will be available for purchase.

Free P.A. Day Public Skates

Free P.A. Day Public Skates

Free P.A. Day Skates

Here's something fun to do while the kids are off school!

Enjoy FREE public skating during Halton District School Board elementary P.A. Days courtesy of the Town of Oakville and FirstOntario Credit Union!

Join us on Friday, November 22 at:

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 P.A. Day skates (regular fees apply).

Skate schedules and rental information

Join us for FREE fun and games at River Oaks Community Centre!

Join us for FREE fun and games at River Oaks Community Centre!

Join us for FREE fun and games at River Oaks Community Centre!

Our next Community Play Night takes place on Wednesday, November 27.

Join us at at River Oaks Community Centre between 6 and 8 p.m. for:

  • Fun games and activities (Jenga, table tennis, and more!) for all ages and abilities from 6 to 7:45 p.m., and
  • A free recreational skate that begins at 6:30 p.m.

Skate and helmet rentals are available for a fee.

Capacity restrictions and admission standards apply.

Enjoy FREE creative activities and meet new people at this weekly drop-in.

Enjoy FREE creative activities and meet new people at this weekly drop-in.

Enjoy FREE creative activities and meet new people at this weekly drop-in.

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:

Thursdays from October 17 to December 12
10 a.m. to noon
at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre

All abilities are invited to come and nurture your creativity. Seniors and newcomers welcome.

Tools and materials will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own knitting needles, crochet hooks, etc. if you have them.

Register now for our FREE family-friendly play nights at Oodenawi Public School!

We're offering a weekly Family Multi-Sport Program in the gym at Oodenawi Public School (385 Sixteen Mile Drive) from October 18 to December 13, 2019.

Sign up today and join us Friday nights from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to enjoy a variety of activities, plus open gym space. Ages 4+ and all abilities welcome.

Family Fun Night Dates and Activities

  • October 18 – Open Gym and Badminton
  • October 25 – Open Gym and Bollywood Dancing
  • November 1 – Open Gym and Pickleball
  • November 8 – Open Gym and Zumba ®
  • November 15 – Open Gym and Badminton
  • November 29 – Open Gym and Bollywood Dancing
  • December 6 – Open Gym and Pickleball
  • December 13 – Open Gym and Zumba ®

Youth Sports Drop-in

From 7:30 to 9 p.m., ages 10 to 19 are invited to enjoy free drop-in sports in the gym at Oodenawi Public School.

Registration required. Activities include soccer, badminton, basketball and more!

Please contact Nabeel or Daniel at 905-845-6601, ext. 3619 or 3630, to register. The Family course code is 249599, and the Youth course code is 251689.


Donation Requests

The Recreation and Culture department supports giving back to the community and does so by promoting active living through recreational opportunities. Eligible groups may request one donation from the following options: three-month family swim/skate pass; individual drop-in passes; or three-month full fitness membership. Request a donation for your special event or fundraiser.

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