River Oaks

Discover River Oaks, a family-friendly Oakville neighborhood nestled by Sixteen Mile Creek. Enjoy top-notch amenities, outdoor adventures, shopping, dining, and excellent schools. Stay connected with easy transit access and explore cultural offerings. With low crime rates, River Oaks is a safe haven. Find your balanced lifestyle here.

Discover River Oaks: A Premier Community in Oakville, Ontario

Nestled in the northern region of Oakville, adjacent to the picturesque Sixteen Mile Creek, lies River Oaks – a vibrant, family-friendly community ideal for those seeking an active lifestyle. With a rich history dating back to the 1820s when Daniel Munn first settled here, River Oaks has evolved into a diverse neighborhood offering a mix of high-rise condominiums, townhomes, and single-detached homes.

A Hub of Amenities and Recreation

At the heart of River Oaks is the River Oaks Community Center, a focal point for fitness and leisure. This facility boasts a twin pad arena, squash and racquetball courts, and a state-of-the-art fitness center equipped with circuit and weight training, as well as cardio equipment. The community center is a dynamic space for various activities including pickleball, basketball, badminton, and volleyball.

The area is also renowned for its access to a plethora of parks and trails such as Neyagawa Park & Splash Pad, Lions Valley, River Oaks Park, Sixteen Mile Creek Heritage Trail, and Shannon Creek Trail, making it a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.

Convenient Shopping and Dining

River Oaks is home to the Oak Park Smart Center, offering easy access to a variety of shopping options including grocers, big-box stores, pharmacies, and a range of dining choices. Local favorites like Ritonro, Spoon and Fork, and The Keg, add to the area’s charm and convenience.

Community Services and Education

Families in River Oaks benefit from close proximity to the Oakville Hospital, White Oaks Public Library, and swimming pool, ensuring essential services are always at hand. The community prides itself on its educational institutions, including St. Andrew Grade JK-8 with a Fraser Ranking of 8.3, Our Lady of Peace Catholic Elementary School, Holy Trinity CSS, St. Ignatius of Loyola CSS with a STEAM program, Sunningdale Public Elementary School, and White Oaks Secondary School, known for its IB Program and Specialist High Skills Major Programs.

Transportation and Accessibility

River Oaks offers excellent connectivity with easy access to Oakville Transit, minutes away from the Oakville Go & Via station, and major highways including the QEW, 403, and 407. This makes commuting and traveling from River Oaks a breeze.

Cultural and Entertainment Opportunities

Residents are just minutes away from downtown Oakville and The Oakville Center, opening doors to cultural and entertainment opportunities.

Safety and Security

With a crime rate significantly lower than the national average, River Oaks is not only a desirable place to live but also one of the safest communities in the region.


River Oaks in Oakville, Ontario, is a community that truly offers it all – from diverse housing options and top-tier educational facilities to abundant recreation and entertainment opportunities, all nestled in a safe and serene environment. It's an ideal place for families and individuals alike who are looking for a balanced lifestyle in a dynamic community.

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Overview for River Oaks, Ontario

22,636 people live in River Oaks, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $204,742. Data provided by Statistics Canada.


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Around River Oaks, Ontario

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

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Explore popular things to do in the area, including Marbled Meats, Pita Pit, and Frankie Fettuccine Food Truck.

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Dining · $$ 3.27 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.6 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.88 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.56 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 2.81 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 1.61 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for River Oaks, Ontario

River Oaks has 7,940 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in River Oaks do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada. 22,636 people call River Oaks home. The population density is 4 and the largest age group is Data provided by Statistics Canada.


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Schools in River Oaks, Ontario

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The following schools are within or nearby River Oaks. 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.
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St. Andrew Catholic Elementary School*
PreK - 8th
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Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School*
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Post's Corners Public School
PreK - 8th
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River Oaks Public School
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Our Lady of Peace Catholic Elementary School*
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