Town facility closures on Emancipation Day, August 3, 2020

Mon, 27 Jul 2020

We hope that everyone can enjoy a fun, safe and relaxing long weekend.

Please review the following facility closures and schedule updates for the holiday Monday, August 3:

Open August 3

To pre-register for public swimming, visit our Active Oakville page. For more information, including frequently asked questions about our swim programs, visit our Aquatics page.

Closed August 3

  • All other town facilities are closed to the public


Online services will be available to submit service requests from the comfort of home.

To report urgent problems related to roads, traffic lights and signs, parks and trees or storms, call 905-845-6601 to be connected with our after-hours service.


For the latest information on what's open and what's closed in our parks, including trails, sports fields, splash pads and playgrounds, visit our COVID-19 Information page.


The harbour office will be closed and lift services and bottom washes will not be available. Launch ramps will remain open.


Oakville Transit will provide holiday service on Monday, August 3.

Holiday service is the same as Sunday level of service, and is provided from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Fire safety

If your long weekend plans include a trip to the cottage, backyard fires or BBQs, the Oakville Fire department is urging you to take the proper precautions to stay safe.

For information on fire safety please visit the Fire and Safety Guidelines page.


According to Fireworks By-law 2009-056, the August Civic Holiday is not a firework-permitted holiday. Visit our fireworks page for more information.

To report noise concerns related to fireworks, please use our online service.