Oakville. Parks and Open Space

Site: Oakville Harbours Marina Office

Service: Oakville Harbours

Record #: OAK0827
Last Full Update: 12 Mar 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-845-6601
Fax 905-469-8207
E-Mail harbours@oakville.ca
Website www.oakville.ca/parks-recreation-culture/parks-gardens-trails/harbours/
Social Media Facebook Facebook, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube

Agency Information

Established 1974
Funding City / Town ; Fees

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Oakville’s extensive Lake Ontario shoreline includes three harbours, owned and operated by the Town of Oakville, accommodating several hundred sail and power boats as well as recreational facilities

Rates & Fees

  • Harbours staff provide haul-out services, mast stepping and unstepping
  • Operating, maintenance and capital improvements are funded from fees charged to boaters
  • Harbours rates and fees are available on the Rates and Fees page


Please look for ‘No Fishing’ signs, posted in areas where fishing is not permitted

Fishing is permitted

  • on Sixteen Mile Creek (provided it is not off a bridge or roadway) a minimum of 50 metres upstream of the last upstream dock in the Oakville Harbour.
  • on Bronte Creek north of the Rebecca Street bridge, at Petro Canada Park and other creek access points.
  • on both sides of the west pier at Bronte Harbour

Evening Fishing Pilot Program

  • permits evening fishing within designated areas of the east pier in Bronte Habour and east/west piers in Oakville Harbour
  • program runs Aug 1 to Oct 15, from 9 pm to 12 midnight

For safety, fishing is not permitted in Oakville or Bronte harbours between May 15 and Oct 15, when the harbours are busy with boat and pedestrian traffic

Harbours By-Law

Harbours By-law 2012-007 has been approved by Town Council

Local Boating Associations

Contact individual clubs directly for information about activities and membership

  • Association of Oakville Harbours Stakeholders (OAK0018)
  • Bronte Harbour Yacht Club (OAK0756)
  • Burloak Canoe Club (OAK0412)
  • Charterability (OAK4122)
  • Oakville Club (OAK0622)
  • Oakville Power Boat Club (OAK0624)
  • Oakville Power and Sail Squadron (OAK0625)
  • Oakville Yacht Squadron (OAK3193)
  • Wai Nui O Kanaka (OAK4382)

Harbour Infrastructure Upgrades

Police & Water Rescue


Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

  • applications for mooring slips due in mid Jan
  • mooring lease effective May 1-Oct 31
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility No restrictions

Contact the Harbours Administrator for summer dockage or winter storage

Languages English
Fees Service ; Fees available on the Harbours website

Site Information

Site Location Marina (Harbour office located in Bronte)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Harbours Office
2508 Lakeshore Rd W
Oakville, ON L6L 1H8
View Google Map
Intersection Bronte Rd and Lakeshore Rd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading All Sports ; Boating ; Individual Sports
Service Categories Boating ; Waterway Maintenance

Agency Overview

Any omissions are unintentional and HIP disclaims any liability for unauthorized use or reproduction of any portion of this site. For a complete copyright and license statement please refer to our Terms of Use.