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Moving Into Your New Home In Oakville. Explore The Area. [Checklist]

Oakville is situated in Halton Region, along the shores of Lake Ontario and is part of the Greater Toronto Area.  Its proximity to down town Toronto and the U.S border has made it a convenient place to live and work. With a population of over 180,000, Oakville could be classified as a city but it’s chosen to remain a town.

If you’re planning to buy a house in Oakville, it’s important to have a clue of the location of the institutions and infrastructure around you. If you’ve not had time to explore Oakville, the following checklist will make it easier for you.

Child care & Day care

YMCA of Oakville – YMCA was established over 150 years as a charity focused on the health of individuals and communities. Its services and program is open to people of all ages and background.

410 Rebecca Street
Oakville, ON L6K 1K7

(905) 845-3417

Happy times for kids pre-school – Their curriculum is built around daily experiences enabling a child to learn at his or her own pace.

1500 Heritage Way
Oakville, ON L6M 3H4

(905) 465-2489

Elementary, Junior High & High Schools

Appleby College- This is an independent day and boarding school for both boys and girls.

540 Lakeshore Road W
Oakville, ON L6K 1G5

(905) 845-4681

St James Elementary- The school is committed to provide a caring environment for quality education.

255 Morden Road
Oakville, ON L6K 2S2

(905) 339-0731


Oakville Public Library- The library is open on all weekdays (9:30AM-9PM), Saturday (9:30AM-5PM) and Sundays (1PM-5PM).


The New Oakville Hospital- This is a low cost, state of the art facility which offers comprehensive medical services

327 Reynolds St
Oakville, ON L6J 3L7

(905) 845-2571

Car Wash Services

Spotless Auto Detailing center- This car wash is privately owned and operated. It uses the latest cleaning techniques to make sure your car is spotless.

291A Speers Road

 Oakville, ON L6K 2G1

(905) 339-0303

Oakville car wash and detailing- This is a full service car wash which provides you with quality goods and services.

1129 Speers Road

Oakville, ON L6L 2X5

(905) 849-1450

Trash services

Garbage and recycling in Oakville is managed by Halton region. You can pick your garbage and recycling bins at Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Road. There are other junk removal companies such as;

Just junk- This Company removes garbage, recycles it and donates the finished product to local charities.

2-610 Ford Drive

Oakville, ON, Canada

(905) 849-6047

Junkaroo Junk Removal- It picks anything from old furniture, renovation debris to old furniture.

520 Kerr Street

Oakville, ON, Canada

(905) 627- 5888


Halton Waste Management Site- It is involved in the safe garbage disposal and recycling of waste.

1151 Bronte Road

 Oakville, ON L6M 3L1

(905) 825-6000

BFI Canada- it keeps the country clean by providing effective waste management techniques.

464 Rennie Street

Hamilton, ON L8H 3P5

(905) 312- 9222

Grocery Stores

Sobeys- it offers fresh farm produce and have other stores in different parts of Canada.

511 Maple Grove Drive

Oakville, ON L6J 4W3

(905) 849- 0691

East Indian Supermarket- It offers a wide variety of fresh farm produce.

2427 Trafalgar Road

Oakville, ON L6H 6K7

(905) 257- 2578


Oakville has lots of facilities which make life easier for its residents. If you have just moved in to your new home in Oakville, take time to explore the town. You can also check out the following resources;