THE OAKVILLE STROKERS
The Oakville Strokers is a registered community charity for stroke survivors. It is operated by an Advisory Board of Volunteers in close collaboration with the Town of Oakville Recreation and Culture Department and the Physiotherapy Department of the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.
The program began in the spring of 1995 with 3 Participants and 4 Volunteers. It has grown steadily and now has approximately 30 Participants and 50 Volunteers.
Join us. Together, we’ll make waves.
Take a look at our Programs and Schedule.
Find out how you can become a volunteer.
Support us by donating.
“I have been with Strokers for 10 years and this program has been important to my development and happiness over the years. I enjoy exercising in the water and I see the real progress after doing it. I enjoy meeting and being with the people in my group who I can call my friends, and I love playing games and attending the social events that come with being in the program.”
– Pawel –
“l really look forward to the weekly sessions. The volunteer staff are so helpful and friendly. Everyone brings their lunch, which allows the opportunity for all to enjoy over conversations. And afterwards there is further stimulation over a game of cards or arts and crafts.”
– Cron –
“Having a pool to learn how to walk better, was great at first. Then learning that I could float, gave me the confidence to learn to swim again. Today I don’t know where I would be without the guidance of the volunteers”
– Anne-Marie –
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We welcome and greatly appreciate your donation. Tax receipts are issued.
The Oakville Strokers’ Charitable Registration Number is 873037840 RR0001.
To donate, mail your cheque to:
The Oakville Strokers
c/o 64 First Street,
Oakville, ON L6J 3R3
You can also donate to us using Canada Helps by following this link.
Very Special Donors
The Oakville Strokers gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Pauline and Don Smith Family Foundation at the Oakville Community Foundation, a registered charitable public foundation serving the community of Oakville.
The Oakville Strokers are also grateful to the many individuals and friends for their generous and ongoing financial support, and to the teachers of Fern Hill School. Oakville Campus, for their faithful support as pool volunteers.