• 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 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

Party off the Pitch

Come join us at the club on Saturday Sept 10 for the Party Off the Pitch featuring a live band (Jojo and the Chintos). Entry free Burgers and (limited) curries/bunny chows/rotis available. Band starts at 7:30pm. RSVP To help us with the…

Crusaders Junior 7s Program

The Crusaders offers a Fall Rugby 7s Program for players aged 13-18, running from September through November each year. The program typically enters 8-10 teams into Ontario tournaments. Highlights: Cru will usually participate in the following…

Alumni Day a Success!

A Successful Alumni Day “Alumni Day” was a great success on Saturday. The weather was scorching and the games were  hotly contested. Very entertaining rugby all around - the women and men's teams played their hearts out to the delight…

Senior Men end regular season

Saturday is truly a rugby day! First team: We travelled up the road to Aurora and took on a very physical Barbs team. The game was for the final seeding for the McCormick Cup. The lads came to play from the first whistle and ran out 45 to…

Alumni Day – Sat July 16, 2022

2022 Alumni Day - Saturday 16 July, 11am-onwards Join us at the club for our annual Alumni Day. Everyone welcome! Saturday July 16th 11:30 am light lunch Catered lunch, wraps and sandwiches with salads etc. Lunch tickets available here: https://clubshop.crusadersrugby.club/products/alumni-day Please…

Paul Myers

It is with sadness that we are conveying news of the passing of Cru Alum Paul Myers who had been struggling with a long-term illness. Our most sincere condolences to Paul's wife, Julie, and his children, Dayna and Mitchell, who were with him…

Ladies Touch!

Come and join us playing touch rugby! Why just sit on the sidelines when you can run around with us?! No experience required! No judgements! Just a good time!! When: Tuesdays 6:30pm during late spring and summer Coached by Chris Clark…

Victoria Day Weekend Fireworks – Sunday May 22, 6pm

2022 Victoria Day Weekend Fireworks - Sunday 22 May, 6pm-onwards Join us at the club for our annual May 24 weekend fireworks. Everyone welcome! Open to Public/Friends/Family! Family games starting 6pm Barbecues (hamburgers, hot…

2022 Registration is Open

Registration is Open for the Upcoming 2022 Season! We welcome new and returning players to a full season of rugby at the CRU. We're looking forward to a more normal season, free of COVID-related impacts, and a return to or complete programming. For…

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!