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'Enjoy the summer season': Oakville to host free events for Recreation and Parks Month

Among several themes in June, Recreation and Parks Month will see lots of events hosted around town.
Nottinghill Gate park

The Town of Oakville, in collaboration with community partners, invites residents to welcome the summer season with a month full of free programs and activities.

Among several themes in June, Recreation and Parks Month will see lots of events hosted around town. 

"Join us in celebrating June and all it has to offer!" says Mayor Rob Burton. "With the warmer weather upon us, I hope residents will take the opportunity to get outside and enjoy the summer season at the free activities and programs the town will be offering this month."

Free events and programs for Recreation and Parks Month include: 

  • Residents of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in free recreation and culture drop-in activities and more. Visit the town’s Drop-In Programs page to browse opportunities and reserve your spot, including:
    • "Getting Started in Exercise" class at River Oaks Community Centre on June 3 from 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
    • All ages clay drop-in session at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre on June 14 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • Community Play Night featuring roller skating at Trafalgar Park Community Centre on June 7 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Stretch class at Glen Abbey Community Centre on June 12 from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. 
    • Table tennis for 18 years and older at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre on June 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:40 p.m.
  • Visit Oakville's parks and open spaces, including gardens, off-leash dog parks, playgrounds, skateboard parks, splash pads, sports fields, courts, and harbours.
  • Get active and participate in the ParticipACTION’s community challenge and help the town as it vies to be Canada’s most active community! The more Oakville organizations and individuals sign up and participate, the bigger the town’s chance of winning $100,000 to support local sports and physical activity initiatives!
  • Visit the Oakville Museum to view the Headquarters for Horsemen and Bicyclists display and Erchless Estate. On June 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. town staff will be onsite to share cycling safety tips and information, giveaways and more.

For more activities and events, visit the Celebrate June page.