WARD 1 GUIDE

Welcome to the new Ward 1, Guelph!

I have compiled some information to help you access city services, local community services and explore Ward 1. Get to know your neighbours and all Ward 1 has to offer.

 
Erin Caton wearing a pink shirt and black tie.
 
 

Guelph Transit

North and South Guelph Routes

17 South through the ward along Victoria Rd > Eastview Rd > Watson Parkway N > York Rd > Victoria Rd > Stone Rd

18 North through the ward

Downtown Routes

13 East through the ward at Cassino Dr > Hadati Rd > Victoria Rd > Eastview Rd > Auden Rd > Watt St >  West on Eastview Rd >  North on Victoria Rd

14 East through the ward North on Victoria Rd at Elizabeth St --> Grange Rd --> Watson Parkway N --> Starwood Dr --> West on Grange Rd

4   East on York Rd > Watson Rd S > Watson Parkway > West on York Rd

 

Library

1 Starwood Dr, Guelph, ON N1E 0H5

Monday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 8p.m.

Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Thursday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday, 9a.m. – 5p.m.

Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5p.m.

Sunday, closed

 

Parks

Northview Park

Location: Bowen Dr at Mullin Dr

Features: Multiple play structures and splash pad. Shade structure and picnic tables. Community ice rink.

Accessibility: Splash pad is wheelchair & stroller accessible. One portion of one play structure has an accessible ramp and interactive play options. Accessible paths.

Wheelchair accessible play equipment at this park.

Beverley Robson Park

Location: 55 Carere Crescent

Features: One play structure, swings, a shade structure, basketball half court and picnic table.

Accessibility: Play areas not accessible for wheelchairs, or city strollers. Accessible paths. Benches.

Ferndale Park

Location: 31 Ferndale Ave

Features: One play structure, basketball half court, picnic benches and swings.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs, or city strollers. Accessible paths. Benches.

Brant Park

Location: 601 Woodlawn Rd E

Features: One play structure and swings.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs, or city strollers. One accessible path. Benches on grass, no accessible path to benches.

Dakota Park

Location: 40 Dakota Dr

Features: Multiple play structures, basketball half court and one set of swings.

Accessibility: Play areas not accessible for wheelchairs, or city strollers. No accessible paths. Benches on grass, no accessible path to benches.

Carter Park

Location: 1 Fletcher Ct

Features: Play structure and swings. Basketball – half court. Hardball diamond. Natural ice rink​. Scrub diamond. Stonedust trail. Asphalt trail.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs, or city strollers. Some accessible paths. Benches. Note, curb cut is far from play area and requires traveling on a stonedust trail to reach the asphalt trail. 

Starwood Park

Location: 510 Starwood Dr

Features: Two play structures and a swing set. Shade structure and picnic tables. Rain garden. Asphalt and stonedust trails.

Accessibility: Play structures and swings not accessible for wheelchairs, or city strollers. One small interactive play option on asphalt path. Accessible paths and benches.

Eastview Community Park

Location: North-west of Eastview Road and Watson Parkway North

Features: Lit and irrigated football fields, full-size soccer fields and mini soccer fields. Beach volleyball courts. Washrooms and change rooms. Rentable concession stand and storage space. Pollinator park. Pollinator garden​. Preserved wetlands. Stormwater management pond. Outdoor natural community ice rink. Multiple play structures, swings.

Accessibility: Play area mostly accessible for wheelchairs, or city strollers. Soft rubber surfaces under play structures. Many interactive options and ramps. Paved accessible paths in play area. Packed dirt trails around pollinator garden and wooded area. Benches accessible on paths. Washrooms available (uncertain as to washroom features). Swings not accessible to wheelchairs or city strollers.

Wheelchair accessible play equipment at this park.

Morningcrest Park

Location: 15 Acker St

Features: Play structures, swings, basketball half court, picnic table and asphalt path.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs, or city strollers. Accessible paths. Benches.

Grange Road Park

Location: 598 Grange Rd

Features: Play structures, swings, parking, natural ice rink, soccer field, stone dust trails.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs, or city strollers. Packed stone dust trail accessible to some. Benches. Parking.

Summit Ridge Park

Location: 50 Summit Ridge Dr

Features: Play structures and swing set. Half basket ball court and picnic table.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs, or strollers that cannot move on sand. Accessible paths. Benches.

Severn Drive Park

Location: 125 Severn Dr

Features: Play structures, swings, basketball half court, shade structure, picnic table, 2 beach volleyball courts, stonedust and asphalt paths.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs, or city strollers. Accessible paths. Benches. Parking.

Peter Misersky Park

Location: 122 Hadati Rd

Features: Play structures, swings, softball diamond, soccer field, stonedust trail, asphalt trail​, community garden and fenced off-leash dog park.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs, or city strollers. Packed stone dust trail accessible to some. Some asphalt trails. Benches. Parking.

Leash free dog area at this park.
A community garden is available at this park.

Starview Crescent Park

Location: 70 Starview Crescent

Features: Play structures, swings and stonedust trail.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs, or strollers that cannot move on sand. Trails accessible to devices that can move on stonedust trails. Benches on grass not on trail.

Palermo Park

Location: 34 Palermo Crescent

Features: Stonedust path and lawn.

Accessibility: Trail accessible to devices that can use stonedust trails.

O'Connor Lane Park

Location: 31 O'Connor Ln

Features: Play structures, swings, 2 soccer fields, baseball diamond, stone dust trail, and asphalt trails.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs or strollers. Packed stone dust trail accessible to some. Some asphalt trails.

Joe Veroni Park

Location: 245 Watson Pkwy N

Features: Play structures, swings, basketball half court, shade structure and asphalt trail.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs, or strollers. Accessible trail. Benches on trail.

Lee Street Park

Location: 71 Lee St

Features: Play structure, swings, basketball court and asphalt trail. Leash free area for dogs.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs or strollers. Asphalt trail. Benches.

Leash free dog area at this park.

Cedarvale Avenue Park

Location: 32 Cedarvale Ave

Features: Multiple play structures, swings, shade structure, and asphalt trails.

Accessibility: Play area not accessible for wheelchairs or city strollers. Asphalt trail and bench on trail.

Royal City Jacees Park

Location: 785 York Rd

Features: Natural land, water, trails.

Accessibility: No accessible features.

Schools

A community garden is available at Brant School..

64 Brant Ave, Guelph, ON N1E 1G2

595 Watson Pkwy N, Guelph, ON N1E 6X2

391 Victoria Rd N, Guelph, ON N1E 5J9

525 Grange Rd, Guelph, ON N1E 7C4

487 Grange Rd, Guelph, ON N1E 7C4

63 Victoria Rd N, Guelph, ON N1E 5G9

25 Lee St, Guelph, ON N1E 7E7

 

Community Groups

Victoria Road Community Centre

151 Victoria Rd N, Guelph, ON N1E 5H4

Monday, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Tuesday, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Wednesday, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Thursday, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Friday, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Saturday, 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Brant Neighbourhood Group

35 Algonquin Dr, Guelph, ON N1E 3P2

Monday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (closed 12-1)

Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (closed 12-1)

Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (closed 12-1)

Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group

470 Auden Rd, Guelph, ON N1E 6W4

Food Cupboard Hours

Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

Saturday 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. 

 

Religious Institutions

Southside Church

Address: 115 Cedarvale Ave

Phone(519) 823-0066

 
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