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OPL, in partnership with the Town Of Oakville, offers StoryWalks® at outdoor trails and locations across Oakville, providing Oakville residents of all ages with access to year round, self-guided walks with selected stories.

Stroll the trail while enjoying a tale that unfolds along the way! ​StoryWalks® are fun and engaging way to explore an interactive story while taking in the fresh air and beautiful outdoors, available year-round. Stories change seasonally. 

The StoryWalks® are situated on Treaty #14 and Treaty #22 lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee. Oakville is currently home to many different First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

StoryWalks® Locations

Locations have been thoughtfully chosen throughout Oakville based on public accessibility for the entire community.

  • ​Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park
  • Tannery and Waterworks Parks

  • George Savage Park


OPL's StoryWalks®:

  • OPL was inspired by the StoryWalks® concept created by Anne Ferguson and Rachel Senechal from Vermont’s Kellogg-Hubbard Library.
  • ​Foster community connectedness, encourage residents to get outdoors and spend time in nature, while utilizing trails, town parks and public spaces.
  • Benefit the Oakville community by promoting an interest in literacy, well-being, healthy living, connectedness and outdoor physical activity in a safe, socially distant way

  • Promote development of valuable skills in children including problem solving, self-regulation and engagement within natural surroundings. Chosen stories will reflect seasons, diverse cultural celebrations with a range of themes and characters aimed at social determinants of health guided by OPL and Town Of Oakville inclusion policies.

Related: News release on the launch of StoryWalks®, August 2021