The former Town of Oak Lake (now Urban Centre) is situated along the Trans Canada highway 20 minutes east of Virden and 30 minutes west of Brandon.
Community pride is exhibited by its residents and others who support and live near the community. It boasts of several amenities; such as a volunteer Fire Department, ambulance, elementary school, Community Hall with Commercial Kitchen, grocery store, post office, restaurant and other specialized shops. In winter the hub of the community is the curling rink, skating rink and annual Winter Festival. Summer time activities include attending the Oak Lake Agricultural Fair with a fireworks display and parade (annually since 1886), playing 9 holes on the Oak Lake Golf Course and camping at the Lion’s Campground. Many recreational opportunities are available such as active minor hockey, adult hockey, skating club, adult and junior curling, minor baseball, a bike park, garden park and many classes such as yoga, drum and tone, and circuit training, to keep you active.