• 4 Mens teams and a Womens team in our Senior Division

  • More than 200 boys and girls from 13-18 play in our Junior Division

  • More than 240 boys and girls aged 5 to 12 years play in our Minis Division

Welcome

Welcome to the Crusaders Rugby Club, one of the largest rugby clubs in North America, based in Oakville, Ontario.

If you’re looking for fun, camaraderie, teamwork, leadership, training and fitness benefits, rugby – and our club – is a great choice. With multiple senior men, women and youth and minis teams there is a place for everyone.

We accept players from the age of four, boys and girls, of all shapes and sizes, no experience required!

About us

Crusaders Rugby Club is a registered non-profit organization that has been growing participation in sport and rugby in Oakville and surrounding communities in the GTA for over 50 years.

With three divisions: seniors, juniors and minis the Crusaders Rugby Club welcomes all players from 4 to 74!

The club offers summer camps, rugby 7s programs, offseason training programs in addition to our 15s programs.

Rugby at Crusaders

Rugby fosters and teaches camaraderie, respect, courage and discipline.

The club is committed to providing a program for all players to develop both their rugby skills and their love of rugby.

Many of our players go on to play for provincial, national and professional teams, so if you have ambition in the sport Crusaders Rugby Club is a great place to be.

Recent Club News

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Sunday Yoga at Cru Continues!

ABOUT CRU YOGA Prepare your yoga mats and gear up for some "Om"-azing fun! Each week we are blessed to have the extraordinary Erin from Power Yoga Canada at the helm. You can check out her impressive yoga moves on Instagram @erinmarie_yoga.When:…
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Touch Rugby Kicked Off – Spring League Starts Next Week

Mens and Ladies Touch Rugby sessions kicked off earlier this week… lots of sweaty bodies limped into the clubhouse for post run-around refreshments. Parents and players of current and former glory are encouraged to join us for Touch Rugby.…

Two Weeks Until Tropical 7’s – Cru Sending U16 and U18 Boys

Our U16 and U18 Boys, under the guidance of Stephen Gittens and Don Kroes, are making their final preparations for their respective Elite Divisions at Tropical 7's in Tampa in 2 weeks time.Send them some love on socials and come back in…
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6 Nations Round 5 – Mar 16 – AKA Super Saturday

NOT ONLY IS IT SUPER SATURDAY BUT IT'S ALSO ST. PADDY'S EVE! CRU'S TURNTABLE MASTER, DJ CHRIS AND KARAOKE KING, DJ ZEUS WILL BE DOING WHAT THEY DO BEST IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE FINAL WHISTLES. SO PLAN TO JOIN THEM FOR A LITTLE OR A LONG TIME!…

Crusaders Announces First Try Rugby Event of 2024

Your Crusader's invites you to come out for our first "Try Rugby" session of the 2024 season! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW! As always, our Try Rugby events are FREE OF CHARGE and open to the public. This session is targeted at any boys or girls…
Crusaders Taylor Perry and Liam Bowman Debut for Canada 7s in Los Angeles
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Crusaders Making Canada 7s Debut in Los Angeles

Huge congratulations to Crusaders Taylor Perry and Liam Bowman who have debuted this weekend for Canada at the Los Angeles 7s.Their journey continues today with Canada's Women into the Cup Quarter Finals at 1:14pm EST. Their sights are…
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6 Nations Round 2 – Feb 11 & 12

6 Nations Round 2 is approaching!Join us in the clubhouse for this weekend's matches: Scotland v France (Saturday Feb 11, 9:15am), England v Wales (Saturday Feb 11, 11:45am) and Ireland v Italy (Sunday Feb 12, 10:00am).No entry fee/cover…

Sports of All Sorts Camp for 9-13 year-olds – Registration is Open

Register early! The Sports of All Sorts camp is a week-long multi-sport camp intended to introduce athletes to a number of sports and activities, including rugby. Campers will spend most of the day outside on the grass fields, learning the basics…

Get involved with Crusaders

As a non-profit, volunteer-run organization there are many opportunities participate in the club. Come help us out and join our community of volunteers!