The Recreation and Culture department engages Oakville residents in meaningful, diverse and accessible recreation and cultural experiences that foster individual, family and community wellbeing.
This policy guides the direction for the Recreation and Culture department to administer its facilities, programs and services with emphasis on;
The following services are delivered by the Recreation and Culture department.
Recreation: is the experience that results from freely chosen participation in physical, social, intellectual, creative and spiritual pursuits that enhance individual and community wellbeing. (A Framework for Recreation in Canada 2015)
Culture: means people expressing their creativity and heritage. This includes everything from traditional dance and the making of culturally specific costumes, to electronic dance music and digital game design Town of Oakville Cultural Plan )