Bond Head Waterfront Parkette Newcastle | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 10

By: Marlene Boyle

Bond Head Waterfront Parkette Newcastle | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 10

Tags: newcastle pier, newcastle marina, bond head parkette, bond head waterfront, newcastle parks

Today, we’re at the Bond Head Parkette in Newcastle, right across from the Newcastle Marina. This is a gorgeous area with a gazebo and many benches and picnic tables with a great view of the lake. There’s a small boardwalk along the water and a beach area that would be great for swimming in the summer. Bond Head Parkette even has a boat launch, free for public use! If you’re ...Read More

Harold Town Conservation Area | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 9

By: Marlene Boyle

Harold Town Conservation Area | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 9

Tags: Harold Town Conservation Area, Peterborough Ontario, Peterborough Conservation Areas

Hi everyone, it's Marlene Boyle from REMAX Jazz with the next episode of Know Your Neighbourhood! Today we’re travelling a little bit outside of Durham Region to the Harold Town Conservation Area in Peterborough. This area has amazing views of the landscape and a few picnic benches that would be great for a summer picnic after a walk. The Harold Town Conservation Area is named after...Read More

Cobourg Conservation Area | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 8

By: Marlene Boyle

Cobourg Conservation Area | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 8

Tags: cobourg ontario, cobourg conservation area, conservation areas in northumberland county

Today we’re at the Cobourg Conservation Area. There’s tons of space for sports and activities, as well as several soccer nets. This 31 acre area has some beautiful forest paths and lots of mature trees. It was a very quiet and peaceful spot with a beautiful creek and bridge and is a great choice if you’re wanting to get some fresh air or are looking for a field to play sports a...Read More

Long Sault Conservation Area | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 7

By: Marlene Boyle

Long Sault Conservation Area | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 7

Tags: long sault conservation area, bowmanville hiking, clarington conservation area, durham region nature

Today we’ll be exploring the Long Sault Conservation Area in Bowmanville! This area has 18km of trails. Nestled in the heart of the Oak Ridges Moraine, Long Sault Conservation Area is the largest conservation area owned and managed by Central Lake Ontario Conservation. The area includes close to 400 hectares of mature forest, plantation, wetland and meadow. If you walk down the Cottontail ...Read More

Discover Durham College and Ontario Tech University | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 6

By: Marlene Boyle

Discover Durham College and Ontario Tech University | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 6

Tags: durham college, ontario tech u, uoit, post secondary options ontario

Today we’ll be talking about Durham College and Ontario Tech University. Located in Oshawa, these post-secondary institutions are a great choice for Durham Region residents who want to remain close to home. Durham College and Ontario Tech U share a campus in a great location with easy access to transit, local amenities, and a variety of student residence options.  Durham College is ...Read More

The Samuel Wilmot Nature Area | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 5

By: Marlene Boyle

The Samuel Wilmot Nature Area | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 5

Tags: samuel wilmot nature area, conservation areas in durham region, newcastle ontario

If you're interested in an incredible spot with a great view of Lake Ontario, the Samuel Wilmot Nature Area is a great place to visit. Not only is it located in a gorgeous neighbourhood in Newcastle, but it features a serene trail to walk along with a view of the water. Walking towards the water, you'll see a trail on your right side. This takes you down to the beach area where there...Read More

The Enniskillen Conservation Area | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 4

By: Marlene Boyle

The Enniskillen Conservation Area | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 4

Tags: Enniskillen ontario, enniskillen conservation area, conservation areas in durham region, hiking trail bowmanville

Hi everyone, it's Marlene Boyle from Remax Jazz with the next episode of Know Your Neighbourhood. The Enniskillen Conservation Area is a popular trail for locals to go for walks and runs. There's a great boardwalk along the pond with a dock where you might be able to find some turtles, frogs, or toads in the warmer months. This spot is great for fishing, which is permitted as long as y...Read More

The Iroquois Park Sports Centre and Abilities Centre Whitby | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 3

By: Marlene Boyle

The Iroquois Park Sports Centre and Abilities Centre Whitby | Know Your Neighbourhood Episode 3

Tags: discover durham region, iroquois park sports centre, abilities centre, things to do in whitby

Situated on 50 acres of parkland, the 250,000 sq ft Iroquois Sports Centre was voted in the Top 5 "Best Arenas in the GTA" by Toronto Star! Stay tuned for more Know Your Neighbourhood videos, exploring all that Durham Region has to offer. Know Your Neighbourhood is a series highlighting what Durham Region has to offer. You might find these videos helpful if you're new to Durham Regi...Read More

Guess That Spot in Durham Region | KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD Episode 2

By: Marlene Boyle

Guess That Spot in Durham Region | KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD Episode 2

Tags: durham region homes, discover durham region, things to do in durham region, new to durham region

Let's play guess that spot! Can you guess where these three locations are in Durham Region? Comment your answers on this blog post or on the Youtube video!  ...Read More

The Best Trails and Conservation Areas in Durham Region KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD Episode 1

By: Marlene Boyle

The Best Trails and Conservation Areas in Durham Region KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD Episode 1

Tags: DURHAM REGION TRAILS, DURHAM REGION CONSERVATION AREAS, DURHAM REGION EXPLORE, DISCOVER DURHAM REGION

Looking to things to do in Durham Region? Whether you're new to Durham Region, or simply want to get out and explore your neighbourhood, this video will showcase all of the best trails for walking and biking in the Durham Region and Clarington.   ...Read More