The Town of Oakville has received Lifesaving Society Ontario’s David W. Pretty Cup for a third year in a row. The award is presented annually to a municipal affiliate with the largest lifesaving program in a community with a population between 100,000 and 250,000. The town offers a variety of aquatic programs, including learn to swim, leadership courses and recertification, and swim to survive school programs.
“Congratulations to our staff who are deeply committed to providing quality programs and services that residents value. The town is honoured to receive the 2022 David W. Pretty Cup for a third year in a row. We are also thrilled that the Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre has been recognized for its excellence in aquatics facility design and the innovative and creative ways it meets the community’s needs. Providing our residents with sustainable, inclusive and innovative spaces is a top priority for the town.”Julie Mitchell, Director of Recreation and Culture
Earlier this month, the town also received the 2023 Parks and Recreation Ontario Aquatics Facility Design Award. Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre has been recognized for its excellence in aquatics facility design and the innovative ways it meets the community’s needs. The facility features a 25-metre lap pool swimming pool and a warm lap swimming pool that are kept at 84°F and each have a wheelchair access ramp into the water.
Learn more about our aquatics programs.