GL Roberts 50th Anniversary


We have two terrific accommodation options for you to choose from while visiting Oshawa for GL’s 50th anniversary. Both accommodation options are within a ten minute drive to the Tribute Community Centre and G.L. Roberts making them convenient options for your stay. 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - 67 Simcoe Street North , Oshawa, Ontario L1G 4S3 

Please note the terms:

  • Friday, October 21st and Saturday, October 22
  • Room Type: King Bed or Two Queen
  • Price $119 plus tax per night includes breakfast and parking
  • The last date to make a reservation is September 21st. Late reservations after this date are subject to availability
  • $8 a day parking charge is included in your block price

Electronic reservations can be made at: GL Roberts 50th Anniversary

Once you click on the link, change the date of arrival and under “more options” our group “GLR” code will auto-generate.

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Phone Reservations

We would be pleased to make your reservations by phone 24 hours a day! Please call 905-434-3666 and speak to the front desk (0) or reservations and quote the date, the group name and/or three digit code “GLR”

Courtyard by Marriott  - 1011 Bloor St E, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K6

Booking reservation 

Event Summary:

  • G.L. Roberts 50th Anniversary Room Block
  • Start date: Friday October 21st, 2022
  • End date: Sunday October 23rd, 2022
  • Last day to book: Wednesday September 21st, 2022
  • Group rate: $149 CAD per night plus taxes
  • Single or double occupancy
  • Individual Cancellations: Any cancellations within 14 days  prior to arrival are subject to One Night Room and Tax penalty

Hotel Features:

  • Ample onsite parking
  • 24hr Business Centre
  • Courtyard Bistro/Lounge Open for breakfast & dinner (breakfast included)
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Features a mini fridge, in room-coffee/tea maker, laptop sizes safe
  • Marriott Bonvoy Members receive points for each stay, along with member benefits

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Saturday Social

What: Social Night - Reunion Social - 19+ event

When: Saturday October 22nd, 2022 - 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Where: Tribute Community Centre - 99 Athol St E, Oshawa, ON L1H 1J8 

Ticket Price: $45.00 and includes appetizers

*Limit of 10 tickets per person

Tickets can be purchased as follows:

Saturday Night Social Tickets

In person at the Tribute Centre Box Office:

99 Athol St E, Oshawa, ON L1H 1J8

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

By Phone at : 

(905) 438-8811

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Looking for past and present G.L. Roberts swag? Well look no further. We have put together an easy to access website where you can scroll through some swag options and place orders directly on the site.   Cut-off date for orders is November 1st  2022 @ Midnight.  Placed orders will be available for local pick-up at GL Roberts. Delivery is unavailable. Orders will arrive the week of December 19th.  You will be notified via email.  Please make sure your email address is correct at the time of ordering.

Online store login info below:

Username: GL



If you purchased swag from our previous online order, it will be ready for pickup this weekend during the 50th anniversary at the school. 

There will also be a Jostens table set up where you can purchase a G.L. Roberts letter jacket. Please see image below for information. 


We will also have a table set up during the weekend of the 50th anniversary where you will be able to purchase select pre-made swag such as baseball caps, t-shirts, water bottles and mugs. 

For questions regarding the purchase of swag, please use the "contact us" directly on the swag website. For any other questions regarding swag please email  

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Open House

Saturday, October 22, 2022 - from 10am to 5pm

Please join us for our open house where you can explore the school and venture back through the last 5 decades.  We will have decades rooms open for a trip down memory lane as well as exploring new additions to GL.  Available during the open house will be the opportunity to buy a 50th Anniversary commemorative shirt, water bottle etc… or maybe you want to support our silent auction.  Durham Hair Academy will be open for those looking to get ready for the evening celebration at the Tribute Centre.  Food trucks will be available in the parking lot as you take a break from your adventure to refuel to continue your adventure celebrating the 50 years of Excellence at GL Roberts.  Admission is free however, we are accepting donations to support future programs and bursaries for our students. 

 Official Opening Ceremony

Official opening ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. in the School Cafeteria.  Please join us in officially celebrating the 50th Anniversary of G.L. Roberts C.V.I.



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G.L. Roberts Legacy Fund:  Friends of G.L.

Please follow the link below to make a donation to the G.L. Roberts Legacy Fund. This fund allows our school to continue our nutritional program, for our students to participate in experiential learning opportunities, and provides scholarships to our graduating students. We appreciate all of your support in the success of our student body.
Donate Now

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Social Media

October 21 to 23 2022


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Please, join us for some intramural activities during the weekend! Come on out and reminisce about the good old days in the gym. We will be offering some friendly games of basketball and volleyball. Please do not forget to pre-register so you don't miss out. 

  • Friday October 21st 2022, from 6-9pm

  • If you are interested in playing on a team, please contact Kira Beresford at 



  • Saturday October 22nd 2022, from 11:00 am-4:30pm

  • Teams are being made based on decades

  • To play on a team, you must be in good physical condition to play

  • If you are interested in being on one of the teams, please contact Kira Beresford at 

Golf Tournament 

We will be hosting a golf tournament on Friday October 21st at Kedron Dells

  • Cost is $120.00 and is to be paid through Cash Online 

  • This includes a small breakfast, boxed lunch, round of golf and a golf cart

  • It will be a shotgun tournament starting at 8:00 am and will run as a four-person scramble

  • Maximum number of participants is 144

  • There will be prizes for closest to the pin and the longest drive

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Staff Brunch

October 23, 2022, reception to start at 10am brunch served at 11am

Please register 

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