Family Day will be filled with fun activities across Oakville


Published February 8, 2024 at 2:33 pm

Several family-friendly events are being offered across the Town of Oakville on Family Day, Monday, Feb. 19.

The Town has partnered with the local library, fire department, gymnastics club, art gallery, soccer club, YMCA, and other community organizations to offer a wide variety of recreation and culture activities, demonstrations, and exhibitions for the community.

“Create some lasting memories with your family by spending Family Day in Oakville,” said Mayor Rob Burton. “With more than 130 free activities organized by the town and community partners, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.”

In addition to skating, swimming, basketball, comedy improv, badminton, dance, pickleball and other activities, residents can get active and creative by taking part in:

  • art, trivia, and more at participating Oakville Public Library branches
  • arts, music and culture exhibits at several recreation and culture centres
  • learning about local history, playing games and creating crafts at the Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate
  • a tour of Oakville Fire Station 3 that will showcase old and new fire trucks and the fire station’s equipment
  • making a family portrait and touring the exhibits offered at Oakville Galleries

Family Day will feature musical performances by High Rendition Jazz, The Notables, Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton and Bandology and dance performances by Oakville Oriental Arts Club, The Chinese Network Society and more.

DuffleBag Theatre will return to the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts to perform Beauty and the Beast live at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets are available online for $10.

All activities are free and require pre-registration, unless otherwise stated (such as the performance at the OCPA) in the event schedule.

“We’re excited to invite the community to join us for Family Day. Our staff can’t wait to welcome you to our facilities to participate in our diverse recreation and culture activities and programs,” said Julie Mitchell, Director of Recreation and Culture.

The event schedule will be available starting the week of Feb. 12 and online registration will open on Friday, Feb. 16, at 9 a.m. for Oakville residents and Saturday, Feb. 17, at 9 a.m. for non-residents.

Residents are asked to only sign up for programs you know you will attend to give everyone a chance to participate.

Visit the Family Day page for more details and when pre-registration opens.

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