Shoreacres, Burlington

History:

The Burlington neighborhood now known as Shoreacres was originally known as Lot 8 – Concession 4 in the former Nelson Township. The British Crown granted this parcel of land to the illustrious Canadian heroine Laura Secord for her service in the War of 1812 and the battle of Lundy’s Lane. In 1990 Shoreacres was threatened with demolition. Thankfully it was saved by generous donors led by the Paletta family whose name is now linked forever with the historic mansion.

Overview:

Shoreacres is a primarily residential neighborhood on the shores of Lake Ontario. The area features several parks and many tree-lined streets.

Lifestyle: 

Shoreacres is right next door to the Downtown Burlington shopping district along Lakeshore Road at Brant Street. This quaint shopping area is beautified with cast iron street lamps and hanging flower baskets. There are lots of fashion and home décor shop as well as coffee shops, cafes and restaurants. Fitness facilities, beauty and wellness clinics and medical and professional offices are all located within this shopping area. This neighborhood is also a park heaven, with 7 parks and community recreation facilities within its boundaries, with 1 rail transit stop and 57 street-level transit stops in the neighborhood, it’s easy to get around. Here are shopping options, restaurants, and notable places in the area; 1 Fortinos and 3 other grocery stores, 2 Starbucks and 3 other coffee shops, 1 Rexall and 6 other pharmacies, 1 Curves and 3 other gyms.

School:

Shoreacres has 7 Public schools, and 5 Catholic schools,in this neighborhood, your kids can get a great education.

PUBLIC SCHOOL

É Élém Renaissance

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É Élém Renaissance

Address: 1226 Lockhart Rd, Burlington, ON L7S 1H1, Canada | Telephone: 905 637-3852

“É Élém Renaissance est une école élémentaire de langue française du CSViamonde à Burlington.” As originally published by É Élém Renaissance

Nelson HS

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Nelson HS

Address: 4181 New St, Burlington, ON L7L 1T3, Canada | Telephone: 905-637-3825 | Fax: 905-637-5960

Pauline Johnson PS

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Pauline Johnson PS

Address: 4350 Longmoor Dr, Burlington, ON L7L 1X7, Canada | Telephone: 905-632-2492 | Fax: 905-632-5779

“Welcome to our inclusive and caring community school. At PJ it is COOL to CARE!As originally published by Pauline Johnson PS

Pineland PS

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Pineland PS

Address: 5121 Meadowhill Rd, Burlington, ON L7L 3K7, Canada | Telephone: 905-634-2311 | Fax: 905-634-8443

Pineland Public School is the Home of the Panthers! Panthers do the right thing: kindness, respect, resilience, courage. Les panthères choisissent bien: gentillesse, respect, ténacité, courage.As originally published by Pineland PS

Ryerson PS

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Ryerson PS

Address: 565 Woodview Rd, Burlington, ON L7N 2Z9, Canada | Telephone: 905-632-1766 | Fax: 905-632-9099

At Ryerson Public School the staff is committed to working in a spirit of mutual respect and cooperation with students and community partners, to promote a learning environment where students can achieve their full potential. We invite everyone to work together to ensure that all of our students meet success.” As originally published by Ryerson PS

John T Tuck PS

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John T Tuck PS

Address: 3365 Spruce Ave, Burlington, ON L7N 1J7, Canada | Telephone: 905-637-3881 | Fax: 905-637-6206

When John T. Tuck and his family came to Canada, they settled in Vinegar Hill, Waterdown before moving to a strip of land in southeast Burlington that extended from the lakeshore north to what is now Fairview Street. John Tuck was a farmer as well as a school trustee and donated the land for the school to be built on in the late 1950s.” As originally published by John T Tuck PS

Mohawk Gardens PS

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Mohawk Gardens PS

Address: 5280 Spruce Ave, Burlington, ON L7L 1N3, Canada | Telephone: 905-632-3946

“Mohawk Gardens Public School is a Kindergarten to Grade 6 school in southeast Burlington, Ontario. Our school colors are blue and orange and our mascot is a mustang.”As originally published by Mohawk Gardens PS

CATHOLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOL

ÉÉC Saint-Philippe

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ÉÉC Saint-Philippe

Address: 901 Francis Rd, Burlington, ON L7T 3Y3, Canada | Telephone: 905-639-6100

“L’école Saint-Philippe compte présentement une population étudiante d’environ 300 élèves. Située au 901, chemin Francis, à l’ouest de la ville, près du chemin Plains, l’école Saint-Philippe, école de langue française, est sous la juridiction du Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud.”As originally published by ÉÉC Saint-Philippe

ÉSC Sainte-Trinité

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ÉSC Sainte-Trinité

Address: 2600 Grand Oak Trail, Oakville, ON L6M 0R4, Canada

“Mission de l’ÉSC Sainte-Trinité -Dans une communauté francophone aux valeurs catholiques, la mission de l’école secondaire catholique Sainte-Trinité est de développer avec les élèves les compétences du XXIe siècle qui leur permettront d’être des citoyens et des citoyennes responsables, sachant travailler en collaboration et ayant développé un sens de l’éthique. L’école s’engage à offrir un milieu de vie où l’excellence, le respect et la motivation se côtoient dans tous les aspects de la vie scolaire.” As originally published by ÉSC Sainte-Trinité

St Raphael Catholic ES

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St Raphael Catholic ES

Address: 4056 New St, Burlington, ON L7L 1S9, Canada | Telephone: 905-637-3810 |
Fax: 905-637-6549

“St. Raphael School is 50+ years young in its service to the Catholic community. We are situated adjacent to St. Raphael’s Parish Church under the spiritual guidance of the Conventual Franciscan Friars. Our school is tiny but our students are full of enthusiasm and want to serve others. We have an active Catholic School Council that makes every effort to engage all parents in the activities of the school to make it welcoming and an enjoyable experience for all who venture into our hallways. We look forward to the next 50+ years in the knowledge that when we serve others we serve our Saviour and our God.​​”As originally published by St Raphael Catholic ES

Assumption CSS

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Assumption CSS

Address: 3230 Woodward Ave, Burlington, ON L7N 3P1, Canada | Telephone: 905-634-1835 |
Fax: 905-634-5701

“Assumption Catholic Secondary School is a faith-centered learning community that fosters excellence within the individual, promoting academics and citizenship through the living of Christian values. Assumption Catholic Secondary School, together with home, church, and community, values the uniqueness of each person and is dedicated to lifelong learning, personal development, and spiritual growth.” As originally published by Assumption CSS

Ascension Catholic ES

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Ascension Catholic ES

Address: 5205 New St, Burlington, ON L7L 1V4, Canada | Telephone: 905-333-3374 | Fax: 905-333-9497

“Ascension Catholic Elementary School is a partnership between school, home, parish, and community and is dedicated to exemplifying Catholic gospel values in an inclusive environment that promotes the dignity, respect, and potential of all students.​​​” As originally published by Ascension Catholic ES

Park:

Facilities in this Neighborhood:

  • 2 Trails
  • 6 Playgrounds
  • 7 Ball Diamonds
  • 7 Sports Fields
  • 1 Arena
  • 1 BMX Track
  • 1 Community Rec. Centre
  • 1 Football Field
  • 1 Indoor Rink
  • 1 Multi-Use Pad
  • 1 Outdoor Pool
  • 1 Outdoor Track
  • 1 Skateboard Park
  • 1 Splash Pad
  • 4 Tennis Courts
  • 1 Wading Pool