West Oak Trails – Neighborhood in Oakville
West Oak Trails is a small neighbourhood located on the western edge of Oakville. It is a small area north of Upper Middle Road and south of Dundas Street, east of Sixteen Mile Creek and east of Bronte Creek. West Oak Trails is a newer neighborhood that offers shopping, parks, trails, and community amenities.
Although West Oak Trails is Oakville’s newest neighborhood, its history dates back to the First Nations, who lived there thousands of years ago. These were fishing and hunting grounds for the First Nations. The first European settlers arrived in Oakville in the 1800s. Oakville’s original location was part of Trafalgar Township, which was merged with Oakville in 1962.
Quick history: Oakville Town planners created the West Oak Trails neighborhood in the mid-1990s. Oakville Town planners realized this vision during the early 2000s when new home developments were made possible. Families loved West Oak Trails. In 2012, the Garth Webb Secondary school was opened.
This is a family-oriented neighborhood with great schools. There are both Catholic and Public primary and secondary schools as well as French Immersion and pre-schools. Numerous parks are available, as well as many wooded trails. This neighborhood is ideal for families with busy schedules who want to be able to move around quickly. Right-sizers and empty nesters were looking for small, upscale properties—people who want to be close to nature but still have easy access to all the amenities. There are excellent schools and shopping. There are many open spaces & parks that local Oakville families can enjoy, including splash pads, baseball diamonds, and recreational facilities. The pool, library, tennis courts, and Oakville Gymnastics Club are all within a short drive or walk. It is easy to access the QEW, Oakville Transit, Oakville Transit, and Oakville’s new hospital.
West Oak Trails invites everyone to enjoy the outdoors in all seasons. You can spot wildlife on the trails or meet your neighbor while walking the dog. In winter, indoor facilities are available for swimming, tennis, and soccer. Oakville Soccer Club operates the Pine Glen (indoor soccer center), a Town landmark.
Fox Creek Plaza is located at the northeast corner of Third Line and Dundas. It’s a convenient place to get groceries, banking, professional and take-out services. A few small shops can be found along West Oak Trails which runs through the neighborhood.
People in West Oak Trails know each other and care about one another. Sidewalk and porch conversations among neighbours are the norm, not an exception. It is a friendly community that encourages active living. It is easy to take advantage of all that West Oak Trails Oakville has for its residents.
West Oak Trails Local Attractions
The kids don’t play hockey when they are not playing soccer. The Oakville Soccer Club, a non-profit organization, located in the Pine Glen Soccer Centre’s 100,000-square-foot indoor facility, is home to the Oakville Soccer Club.
West Oak Trails on Google Map
Closed-by Oakville Local Business on Google Map
closed-by Local Business in the Town of Oakville