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CORE is a membership-based program that offers community groups and organizations (including casual groups who meet informally and/or play pick-up sports) support in delivering their services to the community.
Please refer to the Town of Oakville's CORE procedure for more information including CORE membership eligibility criteria.
For groups who meet all of the criteria under the CORE Applicants section and whose primary focus is delivering community support, educational or recreational activities (including casual groups who meet informally and/or play pick-up sports).
For structured groups who meet all of the criteria under the CORE Applicants section, plus:
This membership is required to participate in the volunteer hour bank at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (15 hours minimum are required) to qualify for preferred cultural room and storage rates at QEPCCC and the ability to propose and sponsor exhibitions in the corridor galleries at QEPCCC. Current QEPCCC Cultural Group CORE members in the listing are identified with a [Q] symbol.
For more information about the QEPCCC benefits and requirements of this membership, please contact the Special Events/Scheduling Coordinator at 905-815-5979, ext. 4683 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For structured groups and organizations that operate competitive and non-competitive streams and utilize significant facility time, who meet all of the criteria under the CORE applicants section, plus:
All applicants MUST meet the following criteria:
*Additional information may be requested at any time to confirm a group's eligibility. Requests for exceptions to the residency requirement must be made in writing to the Recreation and Culture department on an annual basis (space is provided on the application form) and a detailed "Declared Non-Residents List" may be required.
CORE membership allows groups to utilize Oakville-based school board facilities and receive priority status for facility access as outlined in the Facility Allocation policy. For youth organizations, CORE membership provides preferred rental rates for arenas, pools, and sport fields. QEPCCC Cultural Group membership provides preferred rental rates for cultural rooms at QEPCCC.
All CORE members receive the following benefits:
The Recreation and Culture department is pleased to offer CORE groups special rates to advertise on arena boards and digital screens in our facilities. Whether you are looking to advertise your upcoming registration dates, membership information or special events, we have an advertising option for you!
Now you can advertise (static image or video) on the big screen at centre ice in Sixteen Mile Sports Complex's Olympic-sized ice pad during weekly programs and special events! Visit the Sponsorship and Advertising page for more information.
CORE memberships must be up-to-date in order to qualify for the special rates offered to not-for-profit advertisers.
Baha'i Community of Oakville (English Corner)
Celtic Connections – Sh-Boomers [Q]
High Rendition Jazz Youth Band Inc. [Q]
Kerr St Big Band [Q]
Notables, The [Q]
Oakville Art Society [Q]
Oakville Association of Knitters
and Crocheters [Q]
Oakville Festivals of Film and Art
Oakville Fibre Artists [Q]
Oakville Improv Theatre Company Inc. [Q]
Oakville Oriental Arts Club [Q]
Oakville Players, The
Oakville Scottish Country Dancing Group [Q]
Oakville Sculptors & Woodcarvers Guild [Q]
Royal Oaks Big Band
Visible Minority Radio and TV Network (VMRTN) [Q]
White Oaks Secondary School — IB Visual Arts [Q]
World of Threads Festival [Q]
AMI Oakville Chapter
Centre for Skills Development
Coccinelles d'Oakville, Les
CYAN – Community Youth in Action Network
Joshua's Creek Ratepayers Association
MECA Education and Culture Association
Mighty Oaks Advanced Toastmasters
Nottinghill Cooperative Preschool
Oakridge Bible Chapel Youth Club
Oakville Chinese Network Society [Q]
Oakville Creekside Alliance Church
Oakville Parent-Child Centre
Reidmount Discovery Schools
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program Halton Inc.
Quran Academy, The
Visible Minority Radio and TV Network (VMRTN)
YMCA of Oakville
Halton Environmental Network (HEN)
Oakvillegreen Conservation Association
Girl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council
Halton Outdoor Club
Oakville Army Cadets (Lorne Scots)
Oakville Stamp Club
Average Joe Sports Club
Lions Valley Athletics
Oakbuster Sports Club
Preserve Sports Association
Burloak Canoe Club
Canadian Power Squadron
Oakville Aquatic Club
Oakville Masters Swim Club
Wai Nui Canoe Club
Men's Recreational Ball Hockey
Adult Men's Pickup Basketball
Burloak Men's Basketball
Oakville Asian Basketball Group
Oakville Senior Ladies Basketball League
Old Timers Pick-Up Basketball
Tuesday Night Men's Basketball
Minor Oaks Hockey Association
Oakville Blades Hockey Club Inc.
Recreational Adult Men's Hockey
Falgarwood Badminton Club
Halton Badminton Club
Oak Badminton Club
Oakville Asian Basketball Group
Oakville Pickleball Association
Oakville Trafalgar Badminton Club
White Oaks Badminton Club
CSC Oakville Hrvat Soccer
Glenashton Adult Pick-Up Soccer
Oakville Soccer Club
Vipers Soccer Club
West Rock (Adult Pick-Up Soccer)
Oakville Running Club
Falgarwood Advanced Volleyball
Glen Abbey Adult Volleyball League
Glen Abbey Ladies Volleyball (GALV)
Ladies Monday Night Volleyball
Ladies Recreational Volleyball (Tuesday)