Holiday hours and closures of town facilities for December 24, 2020 to January 4, 2021

Monday, December 14, 2020

If interested in what’s open during the holidays and the related COVID-19 public health guidelines, visit our COVID-19 Information page. Please follow the advice from the Ontario Government for celebrating the holidays safely.

Effective 12:01 a.m. on December 26, 2020, Oakville is part of the Ontario Government’s Provincewide Shutdown for a period of 28 days.

Town Hall will be closed at noon on December 24, re-opening on January 4. 

All online services will be available.

To report urgent problems related to roads, traffic lights and signs, parks and trees or storms, call 905-845-6601 to be connected with our after-hours service.

Get 24-hour information by calling the town's snow information line at 905-815-5999. For more information, visit our Snow Clearing page.

Please note that starting December 26, Provincial Shutdown orders come into effect. Indoor sports and recreational facilities, including pools, fitness centres and arenas are closed.

Trafalgar Park Community Centre will remain open as a warming centre throughout the holidays (December 26, 2020 to January 3, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Starting January 4, 2021, it will be open only on days where Halton Region issues a Cold Alert.

We encourage you to review the town’s detailed Recreation FAQs 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.

The outdoor rink at Trafalgar Park is closed on December 25.

Please refer to the Outdoor Ice Rinks page to check for rink open/closed status.

Use of the outdoor rink at Trafalgar Park requires pre-registered booking. Book your time slot using Active Oakville.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts remains closed for live performances.

Visit the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts website for details on upcoming virtual performances

The Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate will be closed December 24 and 25.

Starting December 26, the Museum will be closed as part of the Provincewide Shutdown.

Our Central Operations Depot will be closed December 25, 28 and January 1.

All OPL branches will be closed December 25, 26 and January 1. 

OPL Express at St. Luke’s Community Centre will be closed from December 24 to January 1.

Starting December 26, when the Provincewide Shutdown comes into effect, OPL branches will be closed for in-branch programs and services. Library Takeout will be available for contactless holds pickups.

For information on OPL Branch holiday hours visit the Oakville Public Library website.

Fire Administration will be closed at noon on December 24 and will re-open on January 4.

The Fire Prevention and Fire Training Divisions will be closed on December 25 and 26 and January 1.

To book temporary overnight parking, please use our online permit system.

For more information about available parking permits in your neighbourhood, please visit our Parking Permits page.

For schedule information, visit the Oakville Transit website or call 905-815-2020.

Dates not listed will maintain regular service.

School specials will not operate the week of December 21 and January 1.

Our offices will be closed at noon on December 24, re-opening on January 4.