The Premier of Ontario has declared a province-wide state of emergency and issued a stay-at-home order in response to rising COVID-19 variant infection rates.
Fri, 08 May 2015
Oakville’s sports field are open for the busy summer season and the town is reminding all permit holders – sports organizations, teams, players and residents – to be good neighbours and act appropriately.
In 2014 the town introduced a progressive discipline pilot project to encourage respectful behaviour on sports fields. Thanks to a collaborative effort from town staff, sports organizations, players and residents, the pilot was a great success and will continue.
“Oakville’s core values are founded on mutual respect,” said Mayor Rob Burton. “This pilot confirms our community’s values and encourages a respectful and positive environment for those on and off the field.”
The procedure includes an online reporting process to ensure incidents are documented and any resulting disciplinary action for permit holders is fair and transparent. The town’s Parks staff will continue to conduct regular checks of parks and sports fields to help ensure proper use.
The disciplinary procedure details are as follows:
For more information, visit the Acceptable Use of Town Facilities page.