Oakmont is home to a number of regional amenities including the renowned Oakmont Country Club, Longwood at Oakmont, Riverview Park and the Kerr Museum. The town has hosted the United States Open Golf Tournament eight times and the 65th U.S. Women’s Open. It is well-known for its shopping and restaurant district with unique “dual main streets” flanking a rail line and the Arboretum Walking Trail. The design of the street grid and level town center allows for walkable connections to the existing neighborhood. Oakmont is noted for architecturally unique homes, great schools and enhanced quality of life.
The River’s Edge Clubhouse will be built at the conclusion of Phase 1 development, offering a variety of exclusive amenities to the River’s Edge community. Take advantage of the fitness facilities and adjoining swimming pool, or host social gatherings in the private clubhouse. Private boat docks will be available for lease or purchase by River’s Edge homeowners.
Riverside Park, just a short walk from the River’s Edge, contains tennis courts, basketball court, running track, pavilions, a children’s playground and a baseball field.
Dark Hollow Woods is a nice system of short trails through hilltop woods and gorges along Plum Creek. The trails are dog friendly, provide off leash exercise and are well maintained.View Oakmont Parks Map
Allegheny Avenue is lined with charming, locally owned salons, spas and boutiques. All the basics and more are conveniently located within walking distance. Discover one of a kind pieces of jewelry, clothing, accessories and antiques. Treat your self to a day of superior spa services. Some town favorites include Mulberry Antiques, The Medicine Shoppe, Posh + Precious, La Perla, Crimson Couture, Amanda Lee Glassware, Oakmont Skin Care, Lon Michaels Wellness Spa & Salon, Vintage Rose Day Spa and more.
Oakmont is a popular food destination in Pittsburgh. Favorites include Hoffstot’s, Chelsea Grill, Oakmont Tavern and Pub 333. Oakmont Bakery was recognized as America’s Best Bakery in 2013 by Bake Magazine and What’s Cookin At Casey’s is an excellent, Italian Restaurant awarded a Silver Reader’s Choice Award by Trib Total Media.
Oakmont Country Club has been ranked #5 in America’s Top 100 courses. It has hosted more combined USGA and PGA championships than any other course in the U.S., including eight United States Opens, five U.S. Amateurs, three PGA Championships and two U.S. Women’s Opens.
The Oakmont Country Club has been called the most difficult course in North America, consisting of 210 deep bunkers, hard and slick greens that slope away from the player and tight fairways.
Oakmont provides a number of classic amenities for entertainment and leisure, including the Oaks Theater and the historic Carnegie Library. The Oaks is a refurbished, 430-seat single-screen movie house, located along Allegheny Avenue. Showing a combination of current, classic and independent films, the Oaks is perfect for a low key night out on the town. The Carnegie Library was recently renovated and remains free and open to the public. Built in 1899, the Carnegie Library came into being after the Oakmont School Board passed a resolution to “establish a free, non-sectarian public library for the general use of residents of this district.”