Oakville. Recreation and Culture

Service: Youth Programs

Record #: OAK4665
Last Full Update: 02 Apr 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone Registration & inquiries 905-815-2000
E-Mail oakvilleyouth@oakville.ca
Website www.oakville.ca/parks-recreation-culture/programs-activities/youth-services/
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Colleen Beswick; Phone: 905-845-6601 ext 3624

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

The Recreation and Culture department offers youth programs for a variety of interests including: 

Registered Programs

  • clay 
  • cooking and nutrition 
  • digital arts and technology
  • fibre arts
  • fine arts
  • fitness and wellness
  • learning and life skills
  • martial arts
  • sports
  • woodworking
  • youth leadership training
  • Browse regsitered programs and workshops online

Drop-in Programs

  • includes Badminton, basketball, volleyball, shinny, skating, and lengths swims
  • a safe and inclusive space for youth to hang out, play games, and more on Fridays at two community centres
    • Glen Abbey Community Centre
    • Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC)
  • youth drop-in programs available at various community centres

The Drop

  • free activity nights for youth ages 11-17
  • activities like games, crafts and sports
  • have fun, hang out, listen to music, and make new friends
  • rotates through different community centres in Oakville

Oakville Youth Action Committee (OYAC)

  • intended to engage youth, aged 13-19, and provides opportunities for them to have a voice in our community, empower their peers and help shape the future of our town
  • plan events and impact youth programming, help your community, represent your peers, meet new people, have fun and learn new skills
  • earn volunteer hours towards your high school diploma

Varies by program, see website

Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and under 
Varies with program

Register online or by phone at 905-815-2000

Languages English
Fees Program ; None

Site Information

Site Location Various Community Centres
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
Mailing Address c/o Recreation and Culture Department 
Oakville Town Hall 
1225 Trafalgar Rd 
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Sports / Recreation ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading All Sports ; Other Sports ; Recreation for Children / Families ; Recreation for Youth ; Youth Recreation Resources
Service Categories General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Youth ; Leadership Development ~ Adolescents ; Youth Community Service Programs

Agency Overview

Locations for this Service