5 Rutherford Rd. S.
Brampton, ON L6W 3J3
Phone: (905) 452-0600
Fax: (905) 452-0781
Claiming to be one of the biggest churches in the city, St. Paul's United Church spreads the message of Christianity to its fellowmen. All the prayer services, musical events and cultural activities are targeted towards people of all ages. If not for the church happenings, the splendid architecture and stained glass art of this religious place are worth admiring.
Opened in 1903, the Gage Park is one of Brampton's earliest municipal parks. This urban park is still a central aspect of community life with beautiful gardens and trees adorning the park. Man made attractions at the park include a gazebo, a fountain and a veterans monument. Also famous for recreational activities, the park is well known for its rollerblading and jogging trails, wading pool and playgrounds. In the winter, the park transforms into a winter wonderland with several ice skating trails. Concerts and events also take place at the park on a regular basis.
The Brampton Libraries date back to 1858 when it was founded in Mechanic's Institute of Brampton. Today the system includes five individual libraries serving various communities within Brampton and the nearby towns. The Chinguacousy Branch of Brampton is located on Central Park Drive in Bramalea neighborhood of the town. A hub for many activities and educational programs for children and teens, the library also features a gallery called Chinguacousy Library Gallery which has showcased great Canadian artists like David Blackwood and many more.
The Chinguacousy Park is a public park located in Brampton, Ontario. The park features beautiful gardens and greenhouses with colorful species of local flowers and a barn house, petting zoo and pony rides for your little ones. Sports enthusiasts need not be discouraged as the park has a number of playgrounds, volleyball courts, soccer and football fields, a mini golf field, a skate-park, and even a ski hill! The park also frequently organizes a lot of activities for different festivals and celebrations, inviting the local community to participate.
Professor's Lake is an artificial lake located in Brampton. It also has a beach area which is frequented for picnicking by the locals. The lake is home to various recreational activities like swimming, canoeing, kayaking and paddle boats are available on rent.
Loafers Lake is part of the Loafers Lake Recreation Area located in the northern part of Brampton. It is home to many picnicking spots and is one of the major highlights of the park.
Heart Lake is located in Brampton and is on the grounds of Heart Lake Conservation Area. It is named so because its shape resembles the shape of the heart. The lake is popular location for activities like hiking, fishing and trekking. One of the popular spots for picnicking or just a fun day out with family.
Located within the Meadowvale Cemetery, The Korean War Memorial Wall was inaugurated in 1997. The huge granite structure is 200-feet in length and contains 516 plaques made of bronze each dedicated to Canadian soldiers who lost their lives during the Korean War. There is a bronze feature in the center listing all the military units that took part in the war for peace.
The Claireville Conservation Area is a protected area located in Brampton, Ontario. This area has a number of interesting features for all sorts of travelers, be it those looking for adventure, nature lovers or history lovers. Spanning different landscapes such as grassy plains and meadows to slight hills, creeks and wetlands, the park is home to a number of animals and birds such as rare white deer, bobolink, hairy woodpecker, indigo bunting and song sparrow among many others. Recreation activities include camping, dog walking, water sports, hiking, golfing and picnicking. The park area also has some historic heritage structures within its confines.
Known for its magnificent architecture, the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir at Toronto is a masterpiece in itself. A Hindu worship place, this temple was built over 18 months and encompasses a large area of 18 acres (7.28 hectares). Located in close proximity to Etobicoke, it open throughout the year, for worship and visits alike. Displaying a royal sense of architecture, it makes use of 24,000 pieces of hand-carved marble, Indian pink stone and Turkish limestone. Open for visits throughout the day, the temple also boasts of a haveli, or a cultural center, along with a Hindu heritage museum. Dedicated to Bhagwan Swaminarayan, the temple has a beautiful idol, that is centrally located in the building. Worship prayers, traditional rituals and devotional rites are conducted at the temple on a routine basis. Have a look at their website to know more.
As the name suggests, this hall of fame was made to honor all those who contributed to the sport of racing in Canada. Established in 1976, this hall of fame has annual inductees for horses, jockeys, horses and trainers.
Developed by the students of horticulture of Humber College in 1977, Humber College Arboretum is located behind its north campus. Spread across 250 acres (101 hectares), the beautiful arboretum is home to over 1700 types of animals and plants. Take a stroll in the garden to enjoy ornamental displays like Garden of the Rising moon. The Humber Arboretum Centre for Urban Ecology offers various informative and educational programs for people of all ages. The arboretum and the center can be booked for private as well as corporate events. Admission to the garden is free.