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    Living in Peterborough

    Living in Peterborough, Ontario offers a dynamic blend of cultural richness, natural beauty, and urban convenience. This vibrant city boasts a thriving arts scene, with numerous galleries, theaters, and music venues showcasing local talent and national acts alike.

    Residents can explore the historic charm of downtown Peterborough, with its eclectic mix of shops, cafes, and restaurants lining picturesque streets. The city's diverse culinary scene caters to every palate, from cozy bistros serving farm-to-table fare to international eateries offering exotic flavors.

    Nature enthusiasts will find plenty to love about living in Peterborough, with its proximity to stunning outdoor destinations like the Trent-Severn Waterway and the Kawartha Lakes. Residents can enjoy a variety of recreational activities year-round, from boating and fishing in the summer to cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter.

    Peterborough's extensive network of parks and trails provides ample opportunities for hiking, cycling, and birdwatching, allowing residents to immerse themselves in the region's breathtaking natural surroundings. With its perfect balance of urban excitement and natural beauty, Peterborough offers a vibrant and fulfilling lifestyle for residents of all interests and backgrounds.

    Local Highlights in Peterborough

    Peterborough Liftlocks
    One of only two hydraulic lift locks on the waterway. Opened on July 9, 1904, it leaves a visible and lasting impact on Peterborough's landscape. 

    Riverside Park & Zoo
    The park and zoo is the only free-admission accredited zoo in Canada. We have been connecting people to wildlife and nature since 1933.

    Peterborough MusicFest
    A festival that offers eight-weeks of free admission concerts that showcase renowned musicians in a beautiful gathering place at the end of the rapids (Nogojiwanong) on the shores of picturesque Little Lake.

    Parks & Trails
    The City of Peterborough has plentiful parkland and trails with more than 100 parks and sports fields. Whether you're looking for a place to walk or cycle, we likely have just the park or trail for you.

    Find a School

    Elementary schools in Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board provide caring, supportive learning environments for students to learn and grow.

    Secondary schools offer a variety of programs and initiatives that build on the strong learning foundation developed at the elementary level.

    The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPRDSB) is a progressive, dynamic school board, committed to student success and wellbeing. We educate our students to excel in learning, to succeed in life and to enrich our communities.

    Please use the link below for map and directory to learn more information about Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, links to school websites, and to get directions.

    To find the nearest Catholic school in your area, click here

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