St. Catharines is a sprawling residential city centred by a thriving corporate downtown area.
Bordering the picturesque shoreline of Lake Ontario, St. Catharines is further characterized by quaint beach side recreational areas like Lakeside park and Port Dalhousie harbour fronts. Brock University, one of the fastest growing post secondary institutions in Ontario, offers the city a cultural arts influence galvanized by the Brock University Centre for the Arts. A proud and traditional host of Niagara’s famous Grape and Wine events, St. Catharines is an eclectic city with diverse dining options and excellent sports facilities like the Meridian Sports Centre, which provides a home to the OHL’s Niagara Ice Dogs and the Niagara River Lions of the Canada’s Professional Basketball League.
In the direct heart of the Niagara region, St. Catharines offers easy access to each and every city and township, with a direct connection to Toronto via the QEW highway.