College Park

Discover College Park: Oakville's Premier Neighbourhood! Enjoy diverse housing with large lots, top-tier education, coveted walking trails, and easy access to highways and transit. Explore scenic parks, excellent dining, and a safe, vibrant community. Find your ideal lifestyle here!

Explore College Park: A Premier Destination in Oakville, Ontario

In the northeastern quadrant of Oakville lies College Park, a neighbourhood that seamlessly blends work, education, and leisure, making it an ideal choice for seniors, students, and families alike. Established in the mid-1960s, this well-established community showcases a diverse array of housing styles with generous-sized lots and a mature landscape. With bungalows, two-story homes, split-levels, townhouses, and high-rise condominiums; there is something for everyone. 

 

Location and Connectivity

College Park offers the perfect balance of peaceful suburban living with exceptional connectivity. Its pedestrian-friendly streets are complemented by easy access to walking trails and highways: QEW, 403, and 407. Convenient to the Oakville GO station and Oakville Transit facilitates convenient commutes. Youth and seniors ride the Oakville transit for free starting in May 2024.

 

Education and Innovation

A notable highlight of College Park is the prestigious Sheridan College, world-renowned for its animation program and notable alumni like Domee Shi, director of Pixar's Turning Red. This educational hub adds a vibrant and innovative spirit to the neighbourhood.

 

Recreation and Green Spaces

The area boasts stunning views of the Glen Abbey Golf Course, the host of 30 Canadian Open tournaments, and is one of Canada's most historic golf courses. There are numerous trails and parks: McCraney Valley Trail and Sixteen Mile Creek Trail cross both sides of the creek and lead you through the forest, where you're sure to see wildlife and ends at Lions Valley Park. It is a great location to enjoy outdoor activities and experience nature up close. 

 

Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment

College Park ensures convenient access to shopping at Oakville Place Mall and a short drive to downtown Oakville, which has many unique shops and an array of dining experiences. Dining options abound, with local favourites like M&E House, Monaghans Sports Pub and Grill, and Pearl Oakville. Enjoy a cultural event at the Oakville Performing Arts Center, which offers a variety of entertainment for all ages. Enjoy the Lake Ontario waterfront trails or a peaceful paddle out on the Lake.

 

Safety and Livability

College Park is recognized for its safety and security, with a crime rate significantly lower than the national average. Areavibes ranks it highly for livability, making it a sought-after location for homebuyers in Canada.

 

Educational Excellence

The community is served by a range of top-performing schools, including St. Michael Catholic Elementary School, St Teresa of Calcutta, St. Marguerite d'Youville Catholic Elementary School, and Our Lady of Peace Catholic Elementary School, all boasting impressive Fraser Rankings. High Schools in College Park offer a range of education, with St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Secondary School offering a STEM program, White Oaks Secondary School with its IB Program, French Immersion Program and Specialist High Skills Major Programs, and Gaetan-Gervais a French secondary school.

 

Amenities and Wellness

Residents have easy access to several recreational centers, including White Oaks Pool and Library, River Oaks Community Center, Glen Abbey, and the Sixteen Mile Sports Complex. The area also features fitness centers like Goodlife Fitness in Oakville Place Mall and OrangeTheory Fitness, White Oaks Public Swimming Pool and Glen Abbey Skate Park. Families will also appreciate the parks scattered throughout the neighbourhood and a few outdoor skating rinks. 

 

Conclusion

College Park in Oakville, Ontario, represents a harmonious blend of educational excellence, recreational abundance, and community safety. Its diverse housing, accessibility, and rich array of amenities make it an ideal place for those seeking a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle. Whether you're a student, senior, or part of a growing family, College Park offers a welcoming community with everything you need at your doorstep.

Overview for College Park, Ontario

14,839 people live in College Park, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $133,376. Data provided by Statistics Canada.

14,839

Total Population

42 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$133,376

Average individual Income

Around College Park, Ontario

There's plenty to do around College Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
56
Bikeable
Bike Score
51
Good Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Marbled Meats, Frankie Fettuccine Food Truck, and Sweet! Bakery and Teahouse.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 2.07 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.44 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.81 miles 15 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 1.62 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 2.19 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 2.01 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for College Park, Ontario

College Park has 5,672 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in College Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada. 14,839 people call College Park home. The population density is 2 and the largest age group is Data provided by Statistics Canada.

14,839

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42

Median Age

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5,672

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$133,376

Average individual Income

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Schools in College Park, Ontario

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The following schools are within or nearby College Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by Statistics Canada.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
École élémentaire Gaetan-Gervais
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
No rating available
Munn's Public School
PUBLIC
1st - 8th
No rating available
École secondaire Gaétan Gervais
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Gary Allan High School - STEP
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Sunningdale Public School
PUBLIC
1st - 8th
No rating available
Montclair Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
École élémentaire du Chêne
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
St. Michael Catholic Elementary School*
CATHOLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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