Feel Good About Where You Live: Oakville
Do you live in Oakville or are you considering making the city your new home?
Park Property Management believes you should feel good about where you live.
We want to help you get to know the city of Oakville, Ontario. Check out the links and information below to find out what the city has to offer you!
Oakville has a vast network of neighbourhoods that provide their own unique character and stamp on the city.
What do they each have to offer? Check out the links below:
- Bronte Creek
- Central Oakville
- Clearview/Sherwood Heights
- College Park
- Glen Abbey
- Joshua Creek
- Old Oakville
- Queen Elizabeth
- River Oaks
- Southwest Oakville
- Wedgewood Creek
- West Oak Trails
- West Oakville
Nature thrives in Oakville with over 1,420 hectares of parkland, 200 km of trails, two harbours and 31 waterfront parks!
Best Natural Feature: Two natural harbours
Located off the shoreline of Lake Ontario, Oakville features two harbours. Bronte Village and waterfront is a go to destination for tourists and residents alike. Notable features include Bronte Harbour Yacht Club, Metro Marine Facilities, Oakville Sailing Club, and Fisherman's Wharf. The old lighthouse at the Oakville Harbour, has been moved to the grounds of the Oakville Yacht Squadron to be preserved as part of the city's history. Residents and tourists can visit this lighthouse year-round free of charge.
While there are over 200 parks in Oakville, here are our favourites in the city:
- Gairloch Gardens
- Bronte Creek Provincial Park
- Coronation Park
- Bronte Hertiage Park
Oakville is one of the most livable cities in Ontario, due to being conveniently situated between Toronto and Hamilton.
View the bus routes within the city.
QEW, Highway 403, 407 ETR
Oakville has a great sense of community!
- Glen Abbey Community Centre
- Iroquois Ridge Community Centre
- Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
- River Oaks Community Centre
- Iroquois Ridge Mature Adults Centre
- Oakville Seniors Centre
- Queen Elizabeth Park Older Adults Centre
- River Oaks Mature Adults Centre
- Sir John Colborne Recreation Centre for Seniors
Do you need to see a doctor, STAT?!
Here's a quick list of health service resources in Oakville:
Looking for a little retail therapy? Oakville has so much to offer any type of shopper!
With over 100 stores and services, Oakville Place is a convenient mix of fashion, services and food - including Pusateri's.
Upper Oakville Shopping Centre
The Upper Oakville Shopping Centre offers more than 50 unique shops - a well known and loved neighbourhood shopping experience by local residents!
RioCan Centre Burloak
This outdoor shopping centre features a convenient mix of chain stores both in the typical format, as well as outlet locations. You can do all of your shopping in this centre with destinations like Home Depot, Longos, banks, home stores and fashion retailers.
Shopping on Lakeshore Rd. in Oakville is truly a treat! The street is lined with unique and trendy shops, boutiques and eateries.
Q: What is there to do in Oakville? A: Lots!
Get your golf game on
Oakville is home to one of the top rated golf courses in Canada: Glen Abbey Golf Course. Over 28 Canadian Opens have been played there and it is also home to the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame & Museum and to the sport's governing body - Golf Canada.
Support the arts
The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts regularly features top notch entertainers and theatre productions, year round. View the upcoming events calendar for a taste of what's to come! You can also view the Oakville Symphony Orchestra and the Oakville Ballet Company performances here.
Go indoor skydiving at iFLY! While this centre is used for training certified skydivers, it offers packages for anyone, even as young as 4 years old!
Do you know...
What movies have been filmed in Oakville?
The Santa Clause starring Tim Allen, The Ref starring Denis Leary, Dream House starring Daniel Craig and Hollywoodland starring Ben Affleck!
How many Canadian Olympic gold medalists hail from Oakville?
There are three! Canoeist Larry Cain (1984), sprinter Donovan Bailey (1996) and kayaker Adam van Koeverden (2004).
That some major national brands have their head offices in Oakville?
This includes The Weather Network, Tim Hortons, Siemens and The Ford Motor Company.