Feel Good About Where You Live: Cambridge
Do you live in Cambridge or are you considering making the city your new home?
Park Property Management believes you should feel good about where you live.
We want to help you get to know the city of Cambridge, Ontario. Check out the links and information below to find out what the city has to offer you!
Cambridge is a city rich with history and alive with opportunity!
In 1973, the communities of Preston, Hespeler, Galt, and the Village of Blair were combined to form the city of Cambridge. Now, Cambridge is the second largest city within the Regional Municipality of Waterloo with a population of about 130,000.
Cambridge has many beautiful natural features!
Best Natural Feature: The Grand River
The Grand River, a Canadian Heritage River, runs through the city offering excellent recreational opportunities.
Here's a list of some of the best parks in the city:
- Riverside Park
- Churchill Park
- Forbes Park
- Mill Race Park
- Soper Park
- Chilligo Conservation Area
- Dumfries Conservation Area
- Shade's Mills Park
- And over 60 playgrounds
Cambridge consists of over 900 acres of parkland and there are over 50km of trails throughout the city.
Getting around Cambridge is simple and easy with it's convenient transportation services.
Grand River Transit
There are many bus routes within the city.
There is one GO Transit bus line that runs through Cambridge. See more information on Route 25 Waterloo/Mississauga
Golden Triangle Taxi
Get to where you need to go by taking a cab!
Highway 8 & Highway 24; Both of these lead to Highway 401.
Cambridge has a great sense of community!
- Alison Neighbourhood Community Centre
- W. G. Johnson Centre
- Fiddlesticks Community Centre
- Preston Heights Community Centre
- Christopher Champlain Community Centre
- Hespeler Memorial Arena
- Galt Arena Gardens
- Karl Homuth Arena
- Preston Auditorium
Cambridge also has 15 public pools to enjoy!
Do you need to see a doctor, STAT?!
Here's a quick guide for health service resources in Cambridge:
- Franklin Medical Centre
- Grandview Medical Centre
- First Line Walk-In Clinic: 208-600 Hespeler Rd, 519-267-2588
- Saginaw Medical Center Walk-In Clinic
- Cambridge Walk-In Clinic: 980 Franklin Blvd, 519-654-2260
- Delta Walk-In Clinic: 201-614 Coronation Blvd, 519-624-4004 (Saturdays only)
Looking for a little retail therapy? Cambridge has so much to offer any type of shopper!
Q: What is there to do in Cambridge? A: Lots!
Make friends with butterflies
Head to the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory for an unforgettable experience as over 40 different butterfly species fly freely around you!
Get a fashionable history lesson
Have you ever wondered what people wore in the 1700s? The Fashion History Museum in Cambridge has a collection of nearly 10,000 clothing and accessory items from 1660 to present day.
The African Lion Safari is home to over a thousand animals including endangered species. Visitors can drive through a 9km Game Reserve to view free roaming wild animals safely from their vehicles and enjoy several amazing attractions inside the park.
Do you know...
How old the Cambridge Farmers Market is?
The Cambridge Farmers' Market is the third oldest in Canada! The market opened in the 1830s and was the place to go for fresh local meats, oils, maple syrup!
Who the largest employer is in Cambridge?
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada is the largest employer in the city. There are 2 Toyota plants located in Cambridge and one in Woodstock that employ over 8,000 people!
What's been filmed in Cambridge?
Cambridge is often used in filming movies and TV shows. 12 Monkeys, Murdoch Mysteries, and the Stephen King mini-series, 11.22.63 were all filmed in Cambridge. Most recently, Cambridge has been the backdrop for many scenes in the new hit series, The Handmaid's Tale - a story created by Canada's own Margaret Atwood!