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Ford, Oakville

Developed in the 1960s, the Ford Drive area is a well-established neighbourhood located in the southeast corner of Oakville. The neighbourhood showcases a blend of classic detached homes and custom new homes, all nestled amidst mature trees and green expanses. Ford's residents appreciate its harmonious streetscapes, excellent educational institutions, and the convenience of nearby amenities. This community exudes a warm, family-oriented charm, making it a sought-after locale for those valuing both heritage and modern comforts.

Neighbourhood Features

Parks and Recreation

Canlan Sports:
This state-of-the-art multi-purpose facility includes ice rinks that host minor hockey, adult hockey leagues (ASHL); both men’s and women’s divisions from recreation to competitive. The facility can be used for large corporate functions, birthday parties and special events.

Joshua’s Creek Trail:
Winding alongside its namesake waterway, this trail provides visitors with picturesque views, diverse ecosystems, and a peaceful environment for walking, jogging, and wildlife observation. Ideal for both casual strolls and active outdoor pursuits, it stands as a testament to Oakville’s commitment to preserving natural spaces for community enjoyment.

Neighbourhood Schools

Halton District School Board

New Central Public School

133 Balsam Drive, Oakville


Maple Grove Public School

288 Maple Grove Drive, Oakville


E.J. James Public School

338 Cairncroft Rd, Oakville


Oakville Trafalgar High School

1460 Devon Road, Oakville


Halton Catholic District School Board

St. Vincent Catholic Elementary School

1280 Braeside Drive, Oakville


St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School

124 Dorval Drive, Oakville


Depending on your program choice, some schools are not local and may require bus transportation. School boundary changes and redirections are common.

For a complete and up-to-date list of schools and to determine which schools best meet your needs, please refer to the Halton District School Finder Tool and the Halton Catholic District School Finder Tool.


Independent School Finder

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Neighbourhood Favourites

Harding Waterfront Estate:
This picturesque heritage property offers a glimpse into the grandeur of the past. Set against the backdrop of Lake Ontario, this estate captures the essence of old-world charm combined with modern elegance, making it an idyllic venue for weddings, corporate events, and social gatherings. With its meticulously manicured gardens and majestic interiors, Harding Waterfront Estate promises a unique and memorable experience for all visitors.

Maple Grove Village:
A charming shopping destination that includes a blend of convenience and character. This quaint village features an array of stores and services, ranging from gourmet foods and trendy boutiques to professional services, all set in a beautifully landscaped environment. A visit here ensures a delightful shopping experience complemented by friendly local businesses and a warm community feel.


Commuting in Ford offers remarkable convenience and connectivity to both local destinations and the broader Toronto and Mississauga Areas. Proximity to major highways such as the QEW and HWY 403 ensures smooth travel to downtown Toronto and surrounding cities. Residents also benefit from nearby public transit options, including the Clarkson GO Station, providing efficient rail and bus services for daily commuters.

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