Please note: The youth centres will be closed on all statutory holidays.
Student Summer Fitness Memberships are valid from May 1 to August 31.
Membership benefits include:
After April 30, pay only $25.14 per month. Valid student card required.Learn more
Artists (ages 11-19) are invited to share your vision and voice Sunday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Queen Elizabeth Park Youth Centre creating artwork that celebrates Youth Week! Email a photo of your artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org. Artwork created during this event will be donated and artists will receive volunteer hours. Questions? Call 905-582-3592.
Share your photos using #OakvilleYouth and connect with us on social media for a chance to win cool prizes!Youth Week activities
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 (April 18-June 13)
10 a.m. to noon
at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre
Tools and materials will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own knitting needles, crochet hooks, etc. if you have them.
For all ages and abilities! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
This program is offered in partnership with Creative Community Hive. Visit creativecommunityhive.com for more information.
River Oaks Community Centre operates a Pop-Up Youth Centre Monday to Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Community Room B.
The Town of Oakville's youth centres are positive, comfortable and safe places for youth to hang out for free! We'll provide homework workspace, video games, table tennis, music, and more!
We will be popping up around Oakville at various locations to provide supervised, safe, welcoming youth-friendly activities and engagement opportunities.
Have suggestions for locations or activities? Please email email@example.com
Are you a young artist between the ages of 11 and 19 looking for space to exhibit your work? The Youth Corridor Galleries at QEPCCC provide a platform for emerging youth artists and students in the community at large.
We are interested in showcasing original artwork, and giving youth the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the exhibition process, to install and display their works, and even opportunities to sell their artwork.
For more information, please contact the Recreation Assistant at QEP Youth Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-845-6601, ext. 4681.
Where would you like to see youth activities offered in Oakville? What activities do you enjoy? Have you heard of initiatives in other places that you'd like to try?
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We're always looking for new ideas and initiatives recommended by youth for youth! Tell us about the events, programs, clubs or other activities you'd like to see at any one of our community youth centres. Email email@example.com for more information.Take the survey now
Oakville was recognized as a Youth Friendly Community and received Play Works’ gold designation for its outstanding commitment to providing young people with opportunities to play, participate in and contribute to their community.
Play Works is an independent group of organizations committed to encouraging and promoting a greater investment in youth play.
The Youth Friendly Community program celebrates Ontario communities that provides youth ages 13 to 19 with diverse play opportunities – in arts, recreation or civic leadership.
Open the activity calendar or visit Active Oakville, the online drop-in program finder.
Registered programs for youth are in the Parks, Recreation and Culture Guide.
For information on the Oakville Public Library Youth Programs visit the Oakville Public Library website.
Drop-in or visit the Youth Services page for more information about youth programs, services and resources.
Located in Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, the youth centre offers:
QEPCCC Youth Centre also has ping pong, air hockey and foosball tables; access to gym facilities for drop-in and organized sports; free snacks and Friday night pizza specials ($1.50 per slice). There is a large outdoor garage 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 special needs.
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.