Glen Abbey Kids
Kids have it great in Glen Abbey! From excellent schools and after school activities to plenty of parks within walking distance from home there is every reason for kids to stay healthy, fit and enjoy childhood.
Glen Abbey Statistics
Current Population: 25,000 residents
-including about 1,600 kids younger than 6 years old
-including about 2,100 kids ages 7-12
-including appx.1,800 kids ages 13-18
Students are doing great in Glen Abbey schools with 95% of grade 10 students passing the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test.
-81% of Grade 9 students met provincial expectations for Academic Math.
Kids also place value on after school activities and physical fitness including biking, walking, team sports, skating and playing outdoors. A great new website for kids called Fit For A Feast recently launched in Glen Abbey: "FitForAFeast.com" with hundreds of pages of ideas and videos for kids activities, outdoor games, fitness, nutrition and sports activities.87% of 5-year olds in Glen Abbey participate in regular physical activity and 58% of 5 year olds in Glen Abbey already participate in team sports.
From the Glen Abbey Recreational Center (Glen Abbey Community Centre), local parks, walking and biking trails, skating rinks, indoor and outdoor soccer facilities, indoor and outdoor pools and splashpads, Oakville Gymnastics Club, to numerous nearby events and activities including a visit to one of the local farms or going for a hike or walk on the many trails, there is plenty for kids to do in Glen Abbey.
Recreation & Culture Department
1415 Third Line, Oakville, 905-815-5950
Glen Abbey activities
Glen Abbey offers many high quality recreational opportunities for kids as well.
The kids playground and baseball diamond of Sixteen Hollow Park on West Oak Trails Blvd. near Upper Middle Road is a popular destination for families and also hosts a splash pad.
The new home of the Oakville Soccer Club is the Pine Glen Soccer Centre which just recently opened it's doors to enthusiastic soccer players. The building is over 100,000 square feet and allows year round soccer on FIFA class artificial turf across several fields. Located at Third Line and Pine Glen Road.
Bloomfield Park kids playground, tennis and soccer field.
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