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Plan a Great Day Outdoors

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Fogolars Country Club is a little known gem located at 2026 Lower Base Line, Oakville. This club features a very large picnic area with barbecues that can be used if you bring your own charcoal.  The park also has a children’s play area, soccer field, picnic tables and a pool. It is recommended that you bring some folding chairs for maximum comfort. The admission fee is $6 per person and $2 for children under 10 years old.

Interactive Maps Make it Easier to Get Outside and Get Active

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Want to get outdoors this summer? The Town of Oakville has many parks, cycleways, trails, heritage systems and woodlots for you to explore, stretch your legs, walk the dog or fly a kite. Before heading out, visit the new interactive maps on the town’s Explore Oakville online mapping tool to help plan your outing.

“Council supports developing online resources that simplify the way Oakville residents access information to explore our amazing town,” said Mayor Rob Burton. “The new interactive maps are great tools for planning an outdoor Oakville adventure with family and friends.”


Get Your Fun On with the Kids this Summer

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Whether visiting an amusement park or exploring a museum, local establishments provide a fun way to have an educational experience or to get outside for some fun.

With dozens of attractions available around Halton Region and Toronto there’s plenty to do to keep busy throughout the year.

By planning ahead some of these attractions can be a budget friendly alternative to the more expensive admission fees (close to $50) the most popular attractions can charge.

July Events Round-up

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

School’s over, leaving parents looking for things to do.

Here’s a taste of what’s going on in Oakville this July:

July 10: 7am-8pm: 7th Annual Mayor’s Invitational Softball Tournament:  The tournament is at Trafalgar Park/Glenashton Park . Sponsored by Trinison Management Corp, and Mattamy Homes this year’s charity is the Kerr St. Mission (KSM).  For more information on KSM visit their website. For more on the tournament call: 905-845-7485.


Oakville Soccer Club and Umbro team up

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Oakville Soccer Club and Umbro team up

“The Oakville Soccer Club is thrilled to welcome back Umbro as the official supplier of custom uniforms and apparel to our Rep program. The entire Umbro team consistently demonstrates their commitment to OSC through the quality of their product, service and willingness to partner to grow the Oakville brand not only locally but throughout soccer in Canada. We believe that this partnership best suits our membership,” said OSC Executive Director Dave Harris of the Club’s partnership with Umbro Canada.

The Oakville Soccer Club is pleased to announce the awarding of the Club’s Rep uniform contract to Umbro Canada.

Umbro, based out of Mississauga, ON and the official supplier of uniforms and apparel for Canada’s National Team program, had held this contract with the OSC for the past four years before becoming the successful bidder during the Club’s 2014 RFP process.

As the successful bidder, Umbro will be responsible for providing custom uniforms and apparel to all OSC Rep players and coaching staff.

On being awarded the four year contract Umbro Canada Vice President Mike Shoemaker said: “We are extremely excited about the opportunity to continue and expand our relationship with the Oakville Soccer Club. We have been deeply rooted in the fabric of OSC for years and view them as a pillar of our business in Canada. As the grassroots brand of soccer in Canada it is important that we maintain and grow relationships with the leaders in the game. Oakville Soccer Club is a true leader in the game. We could not be happier as we look forward to further strengthening our relationship and expanding the reach of OSC and Umbro across the province and country.”