The Beaches Neighbourhood Toronto Guide | SchoolQ

Welcome to The Beaches Neighbourhood, Toronto

Welcome to The Beaches, Toronto

Overview

The Beaches (also known as "The Beach") is so named because of its four beaches situated on Lake Ontario. The commercial district of Queen Street East lies at the heart of The Beaches community. It is characterized by a large number of independent specialty stores. The side streets are mostly lined with semi-detached and large-scale Victorian, Edwardian and new-style houses. There are also low-rise apartment buildings and a few row-houses.

Parks

This neighbourhood is park heaven, with 11 parks and community recreation facilities within its boundaries, including:

Parks

Facilities in this neighbourhood

  • 2 Beaches
  • 1 Boardwalk
  • 3 Fitness Trails
  • 3 Gyms
  • 4 Lawn Bowling/Bocce Greens
  • 3 Leash-Free Dog Areas
  • 6 Playgrounds
  • 8 Trails
  • 4 Picnic Facilities
  • 1 Splash Pad
  • 1 Sports Field
  • 2 Community Rec. Centres
  • 2 Craft Rooms
  • 2 Fitness/Weight Rooms
  • 10 Tennis Courts
  • 2 Ball Diamonds
  • 1 Clubhouse
  • 1 Fitness/Leisure Centre
  • 1 Outdoor Dry Pad
  • 1 Outdoor Rink
  • 1 Shuffleboard
  • 1 Wading Pool
  • 1 Rugby Field
  • 2 Skateboard Parks
  • 1 Indoor Pool

Transit

With 1 rail transit stop and 82 street-level transit stops in the neighbourhood, it's easy to get around.

Rail Transit Stops

Convenience

This neighbourhood has many shops, services, and amenities to make your daily errands easy.

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