Updated: June 9, 2022
On June 8, the province announced most masking requirements that have remained in place at select indoor settings are to be lifted on June 11, including public transit.
Masks will no longer be required on Oakville Transit as of 12 a.m. on June 11, however the town recommends wearing a mask when physical distancing is a challenge.
Masks are still required in the following settings:
The town supports residents and their choice to continue the personal practices that make them feel comfortable and encourages residents to continue following public health guidance:
Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Halton’s Medical Officer of Health, strongly recommends Halton residents to continue wearing high quality masks in indoor settings where physical distancing may be a challenge.
Please remember to remain kind, considerate and respectful of each other’s individual choices.
Did you know you may not need to attend Town Hall in person for services? To assist you, the town conducts a wide variety of programs and services online. Visit the Find Town Services page for more information.
Registration is now open for spring programs and summer camps. Registration for summer programs such as learn to swim, culture and more opens on June 1 at 7 a.m.
Residents can pre-book online one-week in advance. Pre-registration is recommended for drop-in programs but not required.
Access to the fitness centre is no longer limited to the hourly time slots, pre-registration is not required.
Facility rental requests are now being accepted.
OPL branches are open. Please visit the Oakville Public Library website for more information about programs and services.
Special Event applications are being accepted in compliance with all provincial and regional health and safety guidelines. For more information, please email email@example.com.
On March 19, Halton Region repealed the Regional Mask By-law. Effective March 21, mask wearing is no longer required to enter any town facility, with the exception of public areas within the transit facility and on town buses. While masking will no longer be mandatory, it is important to remember that people will have different comfort levels with the lifting of various COVID-19 restrictions. The town supports residents and their choice to continue the personal protective practices that make them feel comfortable and encourages residents to continue following public health guidance:
Access to facilities and programs may be impacted by evolving health and safety protocols related to COVID-19. The town will follow all requirements and recommendations issued by Halton Public Health and any applicable provincial regulations. The town may use discretion to impose its own requirements. You will be notified if your registration is impacted by any changes.
We encourage you to review the town’s detailed Recreation FAQs 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. Learn more about the Recreation and Culture Facility Emergency Safety Plan (pdf).
In line with the province’s reopening plan, as of March 1, proof of vaccination is no longer required at town facilities.Ontario vaccine certificate
Local hospitals are responsible for testing. Book a test at a Halton Healthcare Assessment Centre at 905-203-7963 or online. People without symptoms can book a test at approved pharmacies.Testing locations
Halton Region has lifted the Regional Mask By-law. Masks continue to be required in select settingsMasks in Halton
The Town of Oakville's health services are provided by Halton Region.
Visit the Halton Region COVID-19 web page before calling 3-1-1 for information on symptoms, prevention and when to contact Halton Region Public Health.
All COVID-19 public health update videos from Halton Region's Medical Officer of Health are available on YouTube.