The Town of Oakville has more than 1,420 hectares of parkland offering over 200 parks, off-leash dog parks, skateboard parks, splash pads for children, tennis courts, sports fields, including two harbours and 31 waterfront parks. There are also over 300 kilometres of trails for walking, biking, and jogging.


Enjoy the over 200 parks sprinkled throughout Oakville with their various features including splash pads, sports fields, playgrounds, tennis courts and more.

Here are the top 5 parks in Oakville you simply can't miss.

1. Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Bronte Creek Provincial Park OakvilleBronte Creek Provincial Park is a government run park that's over 684 hectares in size, making it as large as Central Park in New York City. It offers over 10km of multi-purpose trails, 11 picnic shelters, 144 electric service campsites, a children's playbarn, 1.8 acre pool, Olympic size skating rink, a disc golf course, and a farm. The Ministry of Natural Resources established the park in 1972, although it didn't open it's gates to the public until 1975. 

Located between Bronte Road and Burloak Drive north of the Q.E.W.

For a yearly events schedule at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, click here.

2. Gairloch Gardens

Gairloch Gardens Oakville ParksLocated on the shore of Lake Ontario, Gairloch Gardens is known throughout the Greater Toronto Area as being one of the most picturesque parks in the area. Gairloch Gardens is a popular spot for wedding photography and family walks because of it's peaceful ambience and scenery. 

Located south of Lakeshore Road between Cairncroft Road and Morrison Road.

3. Lakeside Park

Lakeside Park Downtown OakvilleLakeside Park is a great little park Downtown Oakville. Steps from the historic pier that characterizes the Downtown Oakville waterfront, Lakeside park is a quiet spot to bring the family for the day. Complete with a playground and gazebo, as well as historic buildings to explore, this park is a gem.

Located on the water at the end of Navy Street Downtown Oakville.

4. Coronation Park

Coronation Park OakvilleOne of the most well-known parks in Oakville, Coronation Park plays host to the Oakville Waterfront Festival and Polar Bear Dip, as well as many other events held throughout the year. It offers a massive playground, splashpad, volleyball courts, trails, picnic areas large enough for big groups, and stages for entertainment. At over 23 acres, it's beautiful location attracts people from all over Oakville and surrounding areas. 

Located on Lakeshore Road betweek Third Line and Fourth Line.

5. Shell Park

Shell Park OakvilleShell Park, located in southwest Oakville, is a fully featured park offering 4 soccer fields, an off-leash dog park, skateboard park, playground, washroom facility and more. At over 50 acres, this park has been a cornerstone of West Oakville for many years and offers residents and visitors a great destination all year round.

Shell Park is at 3307 Lakeshore Road West, between Bronte Road and Burloak Drive. 


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