To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and support Public Health officials, the Town of Oakville has joined the Province of Ontario and Halton Region in declaring a State of Emergency. Facilities and parks remain closed. Only essential services are being delivered.
Fri, 13 Mar 2020
All Town of Oakville Recreation and Culture facilities will close effective March 13 at 6 p.m. until April 5 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All recreation and culture registered programs, drop-in programs, services, events and rentals are cancelled. All Community Use of School rentals are also cancelled.
“Although we have been advised that the risk of contracting COVID-19 is low in Halton, we are implementing preventative measures to protect our residents and reduce the spread of the virus,” said Jane Clohecy, Acting CAO for the Town of Oakville. “The situation with COVID-19 is evolving quickly. The health and well-being our residents is our top priority.”
Recreation and Culture has relaxed some policies until further notice to allow clients more flexibility in making the best decision possible for themselves, their family or their organization.
“We recognize the impact these closures will have on families and facility users, but believe the safety of our community takes precedence,” said Mayor Rob Burton. “We will continue to adjust our operations according to the recommendations of health authorities.”
The three-week closure will impact the following Town of Oakville facilities:
The town has implemented additional actions to help reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Should you have questions about withdrawals, cancellations or refunds, please contact Facility Booking at 905-815-2000.
For more information about what the Town of Oakville is doing to manage the threat of COVID-19, visit our COVID-19 page.