Oakville is a prestigious suburban town in the Halton Region of the Greater Toronto Area. Residents enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of this exclusive lakefront setting and further benefit from its close proximity to Toronto’s big city jobs and amenities.
Oakville is proud of its rich heritage and history. You can explore on your own through the Heritage trails of:
Oakville is also rich with Museums and Historical society’s. Oakville is home to approximately 200,000 people and welcomes about 1.4 million visitors a year! In 2012, Toronto Life Magazine ranked Oakville as one of five “must visit” destinations in the GTA. Indeed, Oakville is well known for its “gold coast” of luxurious beautiful estate mansions along the lakeshore, specifically the lakeside stretch between Winston Churchill Boulevard and Sixteen Mile Creek “an ode to conspicuous consumption, with an average price per square foot that puts the Bridle Path to shame” – prompting the Toronto Life article
With this prestige, it is no wonder that Oakville is also famous for its Private schools. Perhaps one of the best known is Appleby College, recognized globally as one of Canada’s leading independent schools. A full list of private schools can be found here
Rest assured, Oakville’s public elementary and secondary schools also consistently rank high in performance as seen here. For a full list of publicly funded schools you can visit the Halton School Board or the Halton Catholic District School Board.
Oakville has also long been known as “the home of the Canadian Open” The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum is a great way to celebrate the game of golf. From champions and championship to golf’s unique role in Canadian history, to the technical specifications of equipment manufacturing, the spectrum of golf is captured as you play a round.
The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame celebrates the outstanding individuals of Canadian golf from players, both amateur and professional, to the builders, architects and others who have been fundamental to the evolution of the game in this country. Operated by Golf Canada, the Hall of Fame, museum and library are open to visitors to discover more about the game and the inductees.