Activities In Grand Bend
From extreme adventure to extreme relaxation, there is no shortage of activities at Oakwood Resort. Whether you choose to stay on the resort, take in the beautiful scenery of Lake Huron or explore the numerous activities in Grand Bend and the surrounding area, there is something for everyone.
- Downtown Grand Bend
Enjoy the famous night life of this community, fine dining & shopping, watersports, marina, art galleries, long weekend fireworks & summer concerts on the beach.
- Grand Bend Beach
Sunbathing guests can enjoy our private beach or continue along the water’s edge to Grand Bend’s Main Beach. Here you can find your spot in the crowd or join in the many activities held right on the sand throughout the year.
- Huron Country Playhouse
Located in a picturesque country setting, just minutes from Grand Bend, the century-old Playhouse Barn and the intimate Playhouse II are perfect spots for a truly unforgettable summer theatre experience.
- Pinery Provincial Park
Located just ten minutes away from Oakwood, Pinery Provincial Park is part of a unique ecosystem known to host over 300 bird and butterfly species. Featuring hiking trails, canoeing, beaches, a visitor’s centre, and picnic areas.
- Grand Bend Motorplex
Just 5 minutes away is this revitalized Dragway Park, geared for the whole family! Races every weekend with concerts on the long weekends (seasonal).
- Grand Bend Sport Parachuting
Experience free fall on your first jump with two instructors! Skydiving seven days a week March through October (weather permitting) for beginner and experienced jumpers.
- Grand Bend Flyboard
Flyboarding is one of the newest extreme water sports to hit Grand Bend. Whether you want to rocket out and into the water, swim like a dolphin, or just hover around and enjoy an experience like none other.
- Xtreme Watersports
Offering an extensive line of quality Seadoos, jet skis, and 3 person waverunners for rent as well as an exclusive jet boat charter service Xtreme Watersports is fully equipped for an exciting afternoon of wake boarding, water skiing or tubing on the lake. They also operate a 20′ water trampoline equipped with a launch pad, right off the beach in Grand Bend!
- Wakeboard & Paddleboard Park
With over 200 acres of forest and trails, a 40-acre lake and only a short drive from Oakwood Resort, Windmill Lake Eco Park is the perfect place to visit for outdoor activities! Home to North America’s only wind-driven saw and grist mill and offering a huge range of outside activities and adventures for the whole family.
- Starlite Drive-In Theatre
Classic drive-in movie theatre, open since 1958, featuring new releases on 2 screens.
- Lambton Heritage Museum
tLambton Heritage Museum celebrates the history and heritage of the communities that make up Lambton County.
- Downtown Bayfield
Bayfield is one of the best places in South Western Ontario to find just the right gift or discussion piece for your home. There are items of interest for the most discerning shopper as well as someone just looking for a touch of whimsy.