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Developed in the 1960’s, the Ford Drive area is a well-established neighbourhood located in the southeast corner of Oakville. The ford community is known for its mature, statuesque trees, abundance of parks, and notable schools. The highly ranked Maple Grove Public School is local to this community and started off as a one room school built in 1872 and is now well sought after for his academic excellence. The Ford community offers a balance of a traditional community with its historic heritage homes; mainly detached homes ranging from traditional style bungalows and two storey homes to stunning lakefront properties and custom-built residences. In fact, the renowned Gold Coast with its prominent waterfront mansions originates in this area. The boundaries are Winston Churchill Blvd to the East, Maple Grove Dr. to the West, Cornwall Rd on the North and Lake Ontario on the South. With Ford Drive lying in the Southeastern most corner of Oakville, it perfect for commuters to gain easy access to the QEW and other major highways.
Von Bulow’s Garden Centre is a family owned and operated and is recognized for it’s knowledgeable owner. They offer a wide range of nursery stock, trees, evergreens, shrubs, perennials and annuals. You will not want to miss this magnificent sanctuary.
Maple Grove Village has undergone extensive renovations and has an amazing new look that has set new standards for shopping plaza’s in Oakville. All the stores in this plaza have all new store fronts and they added many new places offering places to eat. The now Maple Grove Village it offers many spots for food and drink, health, services and shopping.
Canlan Ice Sports Arena is a state of the art multi-purpose facility which NHL size ice rinks that host minor hockey, adult hockey leagues (ASHL); both men’s and women’s division from recreation to competitive and they are home to the Dasani Youth 3 on 3 Hockey League. They were also awarded best skating academy and hockey academy with development programs for both youth and adults alike by the Oakville Beaver. Above all this they are also the host facility for many tournaments throughout the year. Beyond hockey and skating the facility can be used for large corporate functions, birthday parties and special events. The Thirsty Penguin Grill house offers a delicious menu that both adult and children will enjoy.
New Central Public School
133 Balsam Drive, Oakville
St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School
124 Dorval Drive, Oakville
St. Vincent Catholic Elementary School
1280 Braeside Drive, Oakville