Scarborough can be a great choice for families who like outdoor activities.
The city has a reputation for being greener than any other part of Toronto with many parks and ravine lands.
Scarborough has a number of residential neighborhoods for you and your family. Birch Cliff, Malvern, Bendale, L’Amoreaux, Scarborough Village, Agincourt, Oakridge, West Hill, and Guildwood Village are neighbourhoods you can choose from. Our Western Financial Group insurance experts will make sure you get the right home insurance at the right value for you.
Your children will be able to get instruction in English or French, or in French immersion programs.
For post-secondary education, the University of Toronto has a Scarborough campus and there’s also Centennial College.
You can take your family to the Toronto Zoo, the largest zoo in Canada. It’s home to over 5,000 animals representing over 500 species.
You can also visit the Scarborough Bluffs, huge cliffs overlooking Lake Ontario, lined with parks, beaches, and hiking trails.
Guild Park is atop the Scarborough Bluffs and it include gardens, forest areas and architectural pieces preserved from notable and now demolished buildings. Landmarks include the Greek Theatre, created from the marble arches of the 1912 Bank of Toronto; the facade of the 1895 Temple Building, once the tallest structure in the British Empire.
For shopping, there’s the Scarborough Town Centre, which has more than 200 stores and services, 30 dining options and a multi-screen cinema.
If you like history, there’s the Scarborough Museum which traces the city’s rural roots and two centuries of immigration.
Did you know that Scarborough, now a district of Toronto, was settled by Europeans in the 1790s? It has grown from a collection of small villages and farms to a city with diverse cultural communities.
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