Stanley Park began its development starting in the 1960s and 1970s and majority of the homes throughout the neighbourhood were constructed around that time period. Situated on quiet, tree-lined streets the houses in this area are home to all types of individuals. The neighbourhood boasts a fairly even mixture of families, singles, and couples. It truly is a neighbourhood for just about anybody.
With 3 major city streets running through this area, it’s easy for residents to get to where they need to go. Add in the easy access to the Expressway from Ottawa Street and it truly is a breeze to get anywhere in the tri-cities. Stanley Park Mall is also conveniently located in the area for residents who wish to take part in some retail therapy, or simply pick up a few necessities for their home at either Zehrs or Walmart.
Outdoor living seems to be a common theme within Stanley Park. Parks, trails, and a variety of facilities allow for the locals to get outside and enjoy the fresh air in their very own neighbourhood. One of the main features is the close proximity to Stanley Park Conservation area. Visitors along the trails within the conservation area are encouraged to bring along a handful of birdseed to add to the bird feeders along their route.
Public school students can look forward to attending Franklin Public School for grades JK-6; Sunnyside Public School for grades 7 and 8; and finally, Eastwood Collegiate Institute for their high school education. Catholic students will attend St. Daniel Catholic Elementary School for JK-8 before moving on to attend St. Mary’s Secondary School.