School Crossing Guards

Crossing guards assist students across busy streets at more than 90 locations in Oakville.

Become a school crossing guard

Do you enjoy working with children? Are you physically fit? Become a school crossing guard! 

Our crossing guard programs assist children from the Halton Catholic District School Board and the Halton District School Board. 

If you are interested in becoming a Town of Oakville crossing guard, you can fill out and mail in an application form (pdf) or apply online by viewing our current opportunities.

Crossing guards work a maximum of three hours per day during the school year.

School Crossing Guard Appreciation Week - June 3-7, 2024

We're grateful for the dedication of school crossing guards in the Town of Oakville who keep students safe, rain or shine!

Help celebrate them this week! Thank your school crossing guards for their hard work with these printable: 

Learn more about School Crossing Guard Awareness Week.

Rules for school crossings

Drivers and cyclists must stop and yield the whole roadway at school crossings where there is a crossing guard displaying a school crossing stop sign.

For more information, visit the Ministry of Transportation website.

Inclement weather

There may be times during the school year when extreme temperatures or weather conditions impact crossing guard locations in Oakville. Details are outlined on the Crossing Guard Weather Procedure page.


Crossing Guard Office
905-845-6601, ext. 3363