The Premier of Ontario has declared a province-wide state of emergency and issued a stay-at-home order in response to rising COVID-19 variant infection rates.
Premier Ford announced that in response to rising COVID-19 variant infections and hospitalizations, the government has declared a state of emergency and implemented a province-wide stay-at-home order. The stay-at-home order is in addition to the emergency brake shutdown already in affect and requires everyone to remain at home except for essential purposes. Review the Province of Ontario's website for information.
Under the stay-at-home order only leave your home for essential purposes:
You should not travel outside your local community.
In response, community centres (including pools, fitness centres and arenas) and the Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate will be closed.
All registered recreation and culture programs. Drop-in activities, memberships, and indoor rental permits are cancelled. Refunds will be automatically issued to impacted customers.
While we can’t offer our full roster, we’re excited to offer safe recreation and culture programs for all ages and abilities online.
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.
We'll be coming to you live from QEPCCC Studios! Follow along at home to learn a new skill or discover a new passion.
While COVID-19 continues to challenge us, there's still lots of fun to be had. Ready, Set, Spring! offers unique opportunities to focus on personal wellness through recreation and culture activities.
Check out these great suggestions that fall within the current province-wide stay-at-home order:
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
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.