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   Pan Am Torch Relay in Centennial Square

Dear BIA Members,

TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay is coming to downtown Oakville!

Tuesday, June 23rd in Centennial Square, 4:00pm-5:30pm

Please invite your customers to join us downtown in Centennial Square! Feel free to use the graphics and information below.

Road closures - Lakeshore through downtown will NOT be closed. Possible road closures may occur around Centennial Square and temporary traffic stoppage by police and/or police escort. Below is a map of the torch relay route, the black dot is Centennial Square.

Join fellow residents and members of the community in officially welcoming the flame to Oakville at the FREE community celebration. Oakville’s community spirit will shine bright when the Pan Am flame arrives in Centennial Square as part of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay, presented by President’s Choice® and OLG on June 23, 2015, 4:00pm-5:30pm.

Line the route!

Bring out your pom-poms, whistles, horns and flags to cheer on the flame as it makes its way along the torch relay route through downtown Oakville along Lakeshore Road between Dorval Road and Burgundy Street.

Come to the celebration!

Centennial square will come alive with Pan Am spirit featuring:

  • Local sports displays by the Oakville Soccer Club and Oakville Basketball Club

  • Cultural performances by the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton

  • A ‘road to the podium’ community chalk art mural

  • The singing of our National Anthem by Oakville’s Youth Week Tune Up winner, 13-year old Abbey McCay, and

  • Musical performances by Canadian Aboriginal singer and musician Susan Aglukark

The Town of Oakville and the Downtown Oakville BIA would like to extend its thanks to the many local individuals and organizations who are helping to host the torch relay in our community!

For more information about Oakville’s Torch Relay Celebration please visit http://www.oakville.ca/culturerec/pan-am-games.html.

Thank you,


Jennifer Cain
Administrative and Membership Coordinator
Downtown Oakville Business Improvement Area
146 Lakeshore Road East (2nd Floor - West Office)
phone: 905-844-4520 (x.10)
fax: 905-844-1154
email: info@oakvilledowntown.com