Part of Oakville’s irresistible charm is the organic way it balances a busy urban centre with vast green spaces. Keeping with this trend we’ve put together our top recreational areas to get you outdoors taking advantage of beautiful Oakville this summer.
If summer means Golf season for you, then Oakville has you covered. With a number of courses scattered throughout the area, you can take your pick. Check out our top three picks below.
- Glen Abbey Golf Course – Rain & Senses residents can take advantage of the 8 minute proximity to Glen Abbey Golf Course.
- Millcroft Golf Club
- Deerfield Golf Club
- Bronte Creek Provincial Park – In addition to a wonderful walking trail from Bronte Harbour to the tip of Bronte Creek Provincial Park., this immense park provides endless activities for kids, parents and grandparents. From a barn-turned-play-area, 1.8 acre outdoor pool, hiking trails throughout and countless seasonal festivals, the Bronte Creek Provincial Park is an Oakville must.
- National One Design Sailing Academy – Located at the Bronte Outer Harbour Marina, the National One Design Sailing Academy and Bronte Harbour Yacht Club have partnered together to provide a variety of adult sail training lessons.
- Ride the Ranch – One of that last public riding facilities left in the GTA, Ride the Ranch offers riding experiences for all ages – beginners and experts alike.
- In addition to a number of wonderful walking trails along the various creeks and parks throughout Oakville, the walkable streets offer countless options from short strolls to long wanderings. Check out our favorite walking trails below, or visit mapmywalk.com for walking routes that take advantage of the streets of Oakville.
- Waterfront Trail – spanning from Ajax to Hamilton, The Oakville portion of the Waterfront Trail runs along the Lake Ontario shoreline starting at Winston Churchill Boulevard, and is a wonderful way to experience the natural beauty of Oakville’s Lake Ontario shoreline.
- Sixteen Mile Creek Trail – Located through the centre of Oakville and covering a total of 8.5 km, Rain & Senses residents can access this trail via the south side of Cornwall Road, just before Cross Avenue.