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Elementary and Secondary Institutions

 

 

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Grimsby currently has eight elementary and two secondary schools to accomodate the community's educational needs. Grimsby's educational system is operated through two different school boards; the District School Board of Niagara and the Niagara Catholic District School Board.

A full listing of elementary and secondary schools in Grimsby is available in the pdf Community Profile .

Regional Post-Secondary Institutions

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Recreation Facility Summary

Facility     #      Description
Parks/Lakefronts    41 Totalling 381.5 acres
Baseball Diamonds    23 6 Senior, 17 Junior
Arenas     3 1 Private, 2 Municipal
Soccer Fields    19 6 Senior, 5 Intermediate, 8 Junior
Football/Soccer     2 High School
Running Track     1 High School
Tennis Courts     6 Lighted
Curling Rink     1
Playgrounds    27 Play Equipment
Senior Citizen's Centre     1 Lounge, Auditorium, and Billards
Marinas     3 280 slips, 312 berths
Lawn Bowling     1
Swimming Pool     1 Outdoor - 25 metres
Bowling     1 5 pin
Gymnasiums     9

For more information regarding Recreational programming and facilities click here, or contact the Department of Recreation and Leisure.

Housing

The Town of Grimsby offers a broad range of housing types including single-detached, semi-detached, townhouses, and apartments . The vast majority of Grimsby residents live in single-detached households, while townhouses remain the second most popular housing type.

Comparative Housing Prices

City Senior Exec. Exec. Det 2-Story Standard 2-Story Standard Townhouse Standard Condo. Apt.
Barrie 450,000 278,000 251,000 183,000 256,000
Brantford 335,000 295,000 200,000 160,000 135,000
Georgetown 561,000 425,950 328,667 218,000 252,000
Grimsby 470,000 380,000 255,000 210,000 155,000
Kitchener 495,600 325,650 246,200 198,500 132,120
London 421,000 291,000 229,000 146,400 123,200
Western Ottawa 450,000 410,000 350,000 290,000 250,000

 (Royal Lepage Survey of Housing Prices, First Quarter 2009)

Healthcare

West Lincoln Memorial Hospital is located in Grimsby and serves 60,000 citizens within Grimsby and adjoining municipalities. Larger hospitals with expanded services and facilities are located in nearby St. Catharines and Hamilton.

For more information about the hospital, click West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

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