The Town of Oakville officially broke ground on the site of the Southeast Community Centre (SECC) on Wednesday, September 26, officially kicking off the construction phase for the new recreation facility expected to open in fall 2020.
The SECC, located on the site of the former Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, will have a modern building design that respects the adjacent heritage district as well as the designated high school. It will include a 25-metre lap pool, a warm water pool, a double gymnasium, a fitness centre with a running track, multipurpose meeting rooms and space for intergenerational programming.
Join the Oakville Fire department for its annual
Fire Prevention Week kickoff on September 29 where you and your family can enjoy fun activities like the junior firefighter challenge and exciting fire safety demonstrations.
You can also check out Culture Days from September 28 to 30 for free entertainment, art workshops, dance, live music and more at locations throughout town.
Children's costume swap
Waste Reduction Week is October 15 to 21 and we're partnering with Oakville Public Library (OPL), Halton Environmental Network and the Oakville Parent-Child Centre for the Oakville children's costume swap. Beginning October 1, you can donate your gently used children's (age 10 and under) costumes at any OPL branch or Oakville Parent-Child Centre, or bring them to QEPCCC between October 16 to 18 to exchange for a 'new to you' costume.
A Special Planning and Development Council meeting with take place on Monday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
Agenda items for discussion include the selection of streetscape elements for the Kerr Street Underpass Project and Phase Two of the Cultural Heritage Landscape Strategy. Join the meeting in person to learn more or tune in to the live coverage on our