Elizabeth Gardens

Overview

This beautiful affluent neighbourhood has a variety of shops, is close to GO Transit, and a variety of housing options, including homes located near the shores of Lake Ontario.

Throughout all of the seasons, Elizabeth Gardens and Burlington have a variety of activities for people with diverse interests. From the Sound of Music Festival and gorgeous hikes along the Bruce Trail in the summer, to the Festival of Lights and Glen Eden Ski Centre in winter, there's always something to do to make your days enjoyable.

Elizabeth Gardens is close to the city of Toronto, yet surrounded by the stunning parks, gardens and the very popular downtown Burlington waterfront, making this the ideal neighbourhood for everybody.

Sound Of Music Festival

Every June, Burlington is transformed with Canada's largest free music festival. Thousands come to the festival every year to celebrate music by discovering new and emerging artists at over one hundred free performances.

The Sound of Music Festival has something for the whole family. A carnival, downtown street fest, parade, family zone and a free music education program for the kids are just some of the fabulous activities of that you can enjoy at the festival.

The festival has been one of the highlights of summer in Burlington for over thirty five years, and is truly an occasion not to be missed.

Art Gallery Of Burlington

The Art Gallery of Burlington opened in 1978 as a venue to develop dedicated studios for photography, hand weaving and spinning, sculpture and woodcarving, ceramics, fine arts, and hooking craft for regional artists. The scope of the gallery quickly expanded, and has now become an award winning gallery that sets the stage for as many as 12 exhibitions a year as well as providing art education programs and public tours for people of all ages.

The Art Gallery of Burlington has eight studios, three galleries, a gift shop, an exhibition courtyard and year round conservatory.

ref. - http://galleryfinder.ca/art-gallery-burlington

Burloak Waterfront Park

The Burloak Waterfront Park has over eight hundred meters of shoreline with stunning scenic views and a cliff formation that is home to a large amount of swallows. From the bluffs, you can see the shell working pier where the ships refuel as well as a breathtaking view of the Toronto Skyline.

The park has a picnic area, playground and plenty of parking.

ref. - Ryan Brooks - https://www.google.com/maps/views/u/0/view/110873503886323832932/gphoto/5543697189734506210

Recreation

Elizabeth Gardens has many recreation activities for all interests and ages. Enjoy some learning activities at The Haber Recreation Centre or swim some laps and play a sport of your choice at the Tansley Woods Community Centre.

For those wanting to do something a little more thrilling, you can try out Bad Axe Throwing where you play a game of darts except using axes.

If you are looking for something more on the creative side, then take your inner artist to one of The Wobbly Canvas group painting sessions.

Haber Recreation Centre

The Haber Recreation Centre includes a three-storey public high school and an integrated public library branch. The facilities it offers are four gymnasiums, two community rooms and sports square with gallery seating for fifty five.

ref. - City of Burlington - http://www.burlington.ca/en/live-and-play/Indoor-Locations.asp

Tansley Woods Community Centre

Tansley Woods Community Centre supports a balance of learning and leisure activities to meet the diverse needs of the community. The facilities it offers are a double gymnasium, lap pool and leisure pool with double loop slide and warming pool, meeting rooms, three community rooms, indoor and outdoor playground, cafe, full branch library and free parking.

ref. - Solar Ontario - http://solarontario.com/index.php?page=photo-gallery-3

Bad Axe Throwing

Do you like playing the game of darts? Try it with axes.

Bad Axe Throwing provides convenient and fun access to the alternative sport of axe throwing. They offer a safe and enjoyable environment for a range of skill levels, from those new to axe throwing to those looking for a competitive axe throwing environment.

Bad Axe Throwing is a unique experience for group events like bachelor and bachelorette parties, birthday parties, office parties, as well as for individuals or small groups. Try it once and you love it.

ref. - Bad Axe Throwing - http://badaxethrowing.com/

The Wobbly Canvas

All are welcome at The Wobbly Canvas!

You do not need any painting experience to join a class. Just come by for a good time on your own, with a group of friends, or even for a special date night. You will enjoy a few laughs, have some great fun, and maybe even have a couple glasses of wine!

The Wobbly Canvas also can come to your off-site events. They have painting activities that are perfect for birthdays parties, showers, bachelorette parties, kid parties and any other special occasion.

Just remember that there will be lots of paint, so if you visit, make sure you wear clothes you won’t mind getting paint on.

ref. - The Wobbly Canvas - http://veniessa.wix.com/the-wobbly-canvas

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