... is situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, just West of Mississauga and about a 30 minute drive from Toronto. This vibrant town is packed with charm and considered by many to be one of the most desirable communities in Canada in which to reside.
From a recreation point of view, Oakville has plenty to offer. There are three picturesque harbours with thousands of sailboats and power boats.
There are over 2,400 acres of parkland, with hiking trails. Golfers have access to seven golf courses, including the Glen Abbey Golf Course which was the home of the Canadian Open for many years and is considered a world class golf course. Facilities exist to accommodate almost every recreational need.
The Town of Oakville was founded in 1827 and to this date, has a strong heritage, preserved and celebrated by both residents and visitors. Oakville has all of the qualities of a great community, with quality schools, great neighbourhoods, the arts, libraries, easy access to major highways, the GO trains, fantastic shopping and many excellent restaurants.
Residents and visitors enjoy theatre, dance, music and comedy performances at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts.
Other points of interest include galleries, historical societies and local architecture, especially in heritage neighbourhoods.
Special attractions and activities for the whole family include Oakville's annual Waterfront Festival, Festival of Classics, Jazz Festival and the Bronte Festival, to name a few.