Effective January 14, Oakville is under a stay-at-home order as part of the second provincial emergency due to COVID-19. Other restrictions are in effect and we must all follow public health guidelines. The town is reviewing the provincial declaration and will post any service impacts as soon as possible.
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.
Premier Doug Ford announced that Ontario was entering a Provincewide Shutdown as of Saturday, December 26, 2020. In response:
Check out our Virtual Programs page for online fitness classes, cultural discussions, cooking workshops and much more! Join us using Zoom or your telephone. Some classes can also be found or re-watched on our YouTube channel. Fees may apply to specific programs.
A series of Without Walls (WOW) phone-based programs are also offered for ages 50+.
While the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts remains closed for in-person performances, but we are offering a Mini Season of virtual performances.
As part of our There's Snow Place Like Home campaign throughout the winter months, the Town of Oakville is excited to introduce a wide variety of opportunities for families, youth and adults to get outside and stay active while we're practising physical distancing this season. All programs offered follow strict COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
Outdoor skating times at Trafalgar Park Community Centre can be booked using Active Oakville, our online drop-in program finder and registration system. During the shutdown, cash payments will not be accepted.
Spaces are limited and available first-come, first-served. Please be courteous and cancel your booking if your plans change, so that others are able to attend. You can cancel your booking online, or call the facility directly if you are cancelling last-minute.
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
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
Located in Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, the youth centre offers the following for ages 11-19:
QEPCCC Youth Centre also has:
There is a large garage door that provides access to picnic tables, grassed areas and an outdoor basketball court.
We are also home to the S.T.A.R. program (Social Teens in Active Recreation) for youth ages 13-21 who have disabilities.
Formerly known as YARD Plus, this program is offered in the Spring, Fall, and Winter. Open the S.T.A.R. program brochure (pdf) for more information.