Oakville [Halton Region] - Community Summary
Prestigious Oakville is located in the Halton Region of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). This exclusive lakefront town is prized by Toronto's executives and other prominent professionals for its amenities and close proximity to Toronto's big city jobs. Oakville offers easy rail or bus commute to Toronto as well as other cities and towns in the Golden Horseshoe area. Large employers include Ford Motor Company of Canada and Tim Hortons/TDL Group, both of which are headquartered in Oakville and employ thousands of residents.
Oakville combines Ontario's highest rated public schools, plus a selection of top private schools - strong attractions for families seeking homes in the region.
Recreational facilities include:
150 Kilometres of trails
Over 200 parks and two natural harbours
Numerous private and public golf courses including Glen Abbey, home of the Canadian Open
The Oakville Arts Council offers venues that include Oakville Centre for Performing Arts and Oakville Galleries. Summer events include the renowned Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival and Waterfront Festival. Premium shopping and dining experiences can be enjoyed year round.
Made up of 13 different neighborhoods, the town itself also offers a lot of residential space including bungalows on beautiful tree-lined streets.