Town of Oakville moves from Yellow to Red level in response to rising COVID-19 cases

Friday, November 13, 2020

With the number of daily positive COVID-19 cases in Halton continuing to rise, today Premier Ford announced that additional public health measures be taken throughout the  region. The Town of Oakville has now moved from the Yellow-Protect level to the Red-Control level of the Province’s Province’s COVID-19 Response Framework.

As a result, the following changes will be in effect at all town recreation facilities, beginning Monday, November 16, 2020:

“The additional restrictions announced by the Province today are necessary to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect our residents,” said Mayor Rob Burton. “We remain committed to working with Halton’s Medical Officer of Health and all levels of government to ensure Halton’s curve is flattened and to help avoid further restrictions or a complete lockdown. We must all do our part. I urge residents to limit close contact to those within their households.”

Town facilities have strict health and safety protocols in place. Patrons are reminded to:

Residents are encouraged to review the town’s detailed FAQs on the Recreation and Culture page for a complete list of program offerings, current health and safety protocols in place, and to assess comfort levels before visiting a town facility or pre-booking an activity. Residents registered in a cancelled program will be refunded.

The following in-person activities are available for reservation:

If you are visiting a town recreation facility as part of a community sport organization, spectators are no longer permitted. Please refer to the organization’s specific protocols for guidance prior to your visit. 

Additional changes to any town programs and services as a result of new public health guidelines will be posted on the town's TwitterFacebook and Instagram accounts.