Closures in Oakville Due to Flooding
Extremely high water levels have made a lot of locations unsafe in Oakville!
Residents will want to use caution around creeks, ponds, and Lake Ontario, as flooding and shoreline erosion are making waterfronts very dangerous.
Many areas are taped or fenced off around Oakville for resident safety.
Here’s a list of locations that are closed in Oakville due to high water levels in Lake Ontario, according to the Town of Oakville:
- Coronation Park is partially closed, including the splash pad. The playground, looped parking lot, washrooms and picnic areas A and B are open, but permitted pre-bookings are not available until September 5.
- Homecoming Trail within Lakeside Park
- Oakville East Pier
- Bronte West Pier
- Bronte Harbour - nightly closure from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
- Gairloch Gardens (closed halfway down the park from the parking lot)
- Dingle Park (trail closed from Allan Street to Trafalgar Road)
- Carrington Promenade (westerly portion)
- Bronte Harbour launch ramp
- Busby Park launch ramp
- Timber Lane - West Street pathway
- A short section of Water Street adjacent to the Oakville Central Library
Oakville staff inspect lakeside parks daily to assess current conditions.
If water threatens to flood structures or roadways, residents are asked to contact ServiceOakville at 905-845-6601.
Photo courtesy of the Town of Oakville