Updated July 27, 11 a.m.
The Town of Oakville is in Step 3 of the provincial reopening plan. Step 3 permits outdoor social gatherings and organized public events with up to 100 people with some exceptions, and indoor social gatherings and organized public events with up to 25 people. Residents are reminded that all public health measures remain in effect. This means you should continue to maintain a minimum two-metre distance from those outside your household and wear a mask when physical distancing cannot be maintained.
The town does not require participants of Recreation and Culture programs to provide proof of vaccination. We will continue to follow direction from the Province of Ontario and Halton Public Health. For more information on Halton Region’s COVID-19 Vaccine program, please visit Halton Region's COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions page.
Review the menus below to learn what town facilities are open and closed in Step 3. For more information about Step 3, please review the Ontario Government's news release.
Halton Region's COVID-19 Vaccine page includes information for residents on Halton’s COVID-19 Vaccine Program, including who is currently eligible, clinic information, how to book an appointment and resources to help you make an informed decision about COVID-19 vaccination.
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.
Permitted recreation and culture activities will be gradually reintroduced, beginning July 16.
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).
Fitness centres gradually reopened, starting with Oakville Trafalgar on July 16 for pre-booked sessions with capacities based on 2-metre distancing requirements. The remaining fitness centres opened on Monday, July 19. Indoor group exercise classes resumed on July 26.
Indoor pools reopened Monday, July 19 at Glen Abbey Community Centre and Iroquois Ridge Community Centre, followed by Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre (OTCC) on July 21. Swimming lessons will began on July 19. OTCC will resume swimming lessons on August 3.
The indoor pool at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) is closed for repairs.
Outdoor pools are opened for pre-booked swim times. Spaces are limited to comply with safety guidelines and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to capacity restrictions, only pre-registered customers will be admitted.
Pre-book an outdoor fitness class online using Active Oakville.
In-person culture programs began being offered on July 24.
Pre-booked drop-in programs for select cultural studios (ceramics and woodworking) at QEPCCC will resume starting Saturday, July 31.
Special Event applications will be accepted in compliance with all provincial and regional health and safety guidelines.
We continue to offer virtual events so you can enjoy safely from the comfort of home. For more information, please email email@example.com.
Check out our Virtual Programs page for information about our online fitness, cultural discussions, cooking workshops and much more! Some classes can also be found or re-watched on our YouTube channel.
Should you have questions, please call 905-815-2000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Visit our Recreation FAQ page for more information.
While the Oakville Centre for Performing Arts is closed for in-person events until further notice, a blend of unique live stream performances are being offered.
If you wish to connect with a Box Office representative, please email email@example.com and staff will reply as soon as possible between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.
Browse our recreation and culture programs online. Program capacity is limited to meet all required COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
Pre-book your drop-in programs using Active Oakville, including recreational swimming, groups fitness classes, and more.
Community centres (including indoor pools, fitness centres and arenas) gradually opened starting July 16. Oakville Museum has outdoor programming and began pre-booking tours on July 20.
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 Regional Council adopted a mandatory mask by-law.
The town strongly encourages residents to wear a mask while participating in outdoor activities, such as skating at rinks.By-law details
COVID Alert helps us break the cycle of infection. The app can let people know of possible exposures before any symptoms appear.App information
Halton Region Public Health monitors individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 and their close contacts. Public Health will provide guidance to cases and their contacts, such as self-isolation protocols and monitoring for symptoms to minimize the risk of spread.
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.