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Oakville residents invited to 12th annual Family Day festivities

Hundreds of free activities and events taking place across Oakville  

The Town of Oakville’s popular Family Day celebration returns on Monday, February 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a full day of free activities and special events for all ages and abilities to enjoy. The annual tradition promoting the benefits of active, healthy lifestyles is sponsored by Genworth Canada.

Participants can take part in a variety of classes including Bollywood Dancing, yoga and Beach Ball Volleyball or visit Oakville Museum to learn about local history. Families can enjoy Storytime at select Oakville Public Library branches; get their picture taken on a Zamboni at River Oaks and Glen Abbey community centres and Joshua’s Creek Arenas; catch the Oakville Blades play the Burlington Cougars at Sixteen Mile Sports Complex; and take part in free swimming and skating at participating pools and arenas.

The DuffleBag Theatre Company will also present Beauty and the Beast at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre. Tickets can be purchased for $5 in advance at or by calling 905-815-2021. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $5.

Family Day locations:

  • Glen Abbey Community Centre and Library
  • Iroquois Ridge Community Centre and Library
  • Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
  • River Oaks Community Centre
  • Sixteen Mile Sports Complex
  • Trafalgar Park Community Centre
  • Joshua’s Creek Arenas
  • Oakville Museum
  • Peter Gilgan Family YMCA
  • Toronto Rock Athletic Centre (Oakville Lacrosse)

Domino’s Pizza and beverages will be available for purchase from Iroquois Ridge, Trafalgar Park, QEPCCC, Glen Abbey and River Oaks community centres, and Joshua’s Creek Arenas. All proceeds from pizza sales will go to the town’s Recreation Connection Fund helping families in need participate in recreation programs. Puckz on the Fly Puckz Pub will be offer many food and beverage options at Sixteen Mile Sports Complex.

Visit Family Day page for the full event schedule.