Central West contains several smaller, well-established neighbourhoods. RIverside is mostly residential, with some commercial properties, and a golf course. The Hermitage neighbourhood features large parks and open spaces. It is one of the older neighbourhoods in Ajax, and has a wide diversity of cultures. Westney Heights is a mainly residential area with a commercial district on Kingston Rd, which is the area's southern boundary, and it also features large parks. Westney Heights was one of the first areas to be developed in Ajax's expansion during the 1980s. Home to historic architecture and a quaint village atmosphere, the Village (also known as Pickering Village) is a unique and celebrated district of Ajax. It is located in the west end of the Town, along Highway 2. Once an original Quaker Settlement in the early 1800s, the area is now home to a number of restaurants, shops and professional services. The Village includes Ajax's only historic main street (Old Kingston Road).
With 10 public schools, 8 Catholic schools, and 1 private school in this neighbourhood, your kids can get a great education.
This neighbourhood is park heaven, with 13 parks and community recreation facilities within its boundaries, including:
With 1 rail transit stop and 80 street-level transit stops in the neighbourhood, it's easy to get around.
This neighbourhood has many shops, services, and amenities to make your daily errands easy.