Recreation and Culture Promotions and Special Offers

Summer fun in Oakville playgrounds.

Summer fun in Oakville playgrounds.

We have a new half-day drop-in option coming for summer 2019!

Love our Summer Sizzlers program, but don't want to attend camp every day? Check out our NEW Summer Sizzler Super Playgrounds (ages 6-12):

  • Just $25 for the whole summer.
  • Fun games, crafts and activities.
  • Half-day drop-in sites across Oakville.

Registrants will receive a Super Playgrounds membership pass that must be presented to staff on site, and must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian. First-come, first-served for each half-day.

A special activity will be offered once a week at each location based on the weekly Summer Sizzlers theme. Some sites have a splash pad.

Register now!

Smiling adults dressed to exercise/play a sport together.

Smiling adults dressed to exercise/play a sport together.

Join us for the Inaugural ORBL March Madness Adult 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

We are looking for eight (8) teams of adults (ages 18+) interested in fast-paced basketball action, fun with friends, fitness, great tunes and prizes.

Join us Sunday, March 24, 2019, noon to 6 p.m. at Trafalgar Park Community Centre for a round-robin of half-court 3-on-3, supervised, self-officiated 10-minute games. Relax with a pizza social for all at the conclusion of the day’s play.

Register as a team for $125 (per team) or individual for $35 per person. Registration deadline is Wednesday, March 20, 2019 or while spaces last!

For more information, please contact Jamie at 905-845-6601, ext. 7209 or jamie.angus@oakville.ca

Register as a team

Register as an individual

Free creative activities for all ages!

Free creative activities for all ages!

Free creative activities for all ages!

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:

Wednesdays (January 23 to April 17)
10 a.m. to noon
at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre

Nurture your creativity. All ages and abilities welcome.

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

All ages enjoy our monthly free Community Play Nights.

All ages enjoy our monthly free Community Play Nights.

Free Community Play Nights

Find out what great programs and services are available at your local community centre! We're offering FREE access to various programs on March 20 at River Oaks Community Centre, including:

  • Family Zumba – 6-6:40 p.m.
  • Skating – 7-8:30 p.m.
  • Games Room – 7-9 p.m.

Activities vary per facility and are subject to change. Admission requirements, capacity and other restrictions may apply.

Facility links and details

Trafalgar Park now has an outdoor skating rink.

Trafalgar Park now has an outdoor skating rink.

Try skating in the great outdoors at Trafalgar Park Community Centre!

Weather permitting,* enjoy free skating on our newest (refrigerated) outdoor rink at Trafalgar Park from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily!

Check the flags

*As temperatures change, so does the ice! Make sure it's safe before you skate:

  • A red flag means the ice is closed.
  • A green flag means the ice is open for skating!

Don't have the gear?

Skate and helmet rentals are also available at Trafalgar Park Community Centre for a fee. The outdoor rink is not supervised.

Skate and Helmet Rentals

Skate and Helmet Rentals

Skate and Helmet Rentals

New to skating, or just getting back into it, and you don't have skates and/or a helmet to participate?

Skate and helmet rentals are now available at:

  • Joshua's Creek Arenas,
  • Maple Grove Arena,
  • River Oaks Community Centre
  • Sixteen Mile Sports Complex, and
  • Trafalgar Park Community Centre during all recreational skates.

Skate and helmet rentals may also be available during private ice rentals, however this must be arranged with facility staff in advance.

For more information visit the Public Skating page.

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.

Get active Oakville!

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