South Dundas supports health, physical activity and overall well-being. There are a variety of services available for maintaining health. Leisure opportunities range from expansive waterfront parks to an intimate 270 seat professional playhouse. Build your business here and invest in yourself!
South Dundas is home of the St. Lawrence Medical Clinic, which offers two new state of the art medical facilities in the villages of Morrisburg and Iroquois. Over 30 family physicians, nurses and support staff provide comprehensive care at these expanded facilities and inpatient treatment at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital, a short 8.2 km drive.
Health and wellness in South Dundas is accentuated by a number of other practices:
|Local Advantage: The number of health care professionals working in South Dundas has grown by 20% over the last 5 years, increasing and diversifying the health care options for residents.|
Outdoor recreation abounds in South Dundas with 3 beaches, 3 marinas, 5 golf courses, 20 parks and much more. The community offers enjoyment and relaxation opportunities for all, even including a dog park for South Dundas’ canine friends!
Public green spaces line the St. Lawrence River with two of the largest each offering over 50+ acres of waterfront parkland. South Dundas is also rich in natural woodlands. The Two Creeks Forest and Robert Graham Trail each offers over 5 kms of winding trails for year round hiking and cross country skiing in the winter.
Recent growth in heritage and art is anchored by two renowned attractions. Upper Canada Village is one of Canada’s largest living museums. The site has over 40 historical buildings operating and depicting life in the 1860s. South Dundas is also home to a professional theatre. Operating out of a converted toothbrush factory, the Upper Canada Playhouse presents spring and fall concerts, a 4-show summer comedy series and a holiday family show.
In South Dundas, 77% of residents own their house due in part to affordability. Waterfront, village or countryside homes are available for an average purchase price that is 40% lower than the provincial average. Single family homes are predominate with recent developments focusing more on providing senior friendly opportunities.
|Local Advantage: The average purchase price of a home in South Dundas is $213,404|
South Dundas is positioned to serve every member of the community with education opportunities and specialized training. The local Seaway District High School offers high skills major programs with classes and work placements specific to the agriculture and transportation industries. The community is also the home of the world renowned Operating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario, a heavy equipment training facility.
For young adults looking to engage in higher education, South Dundas is located within 100 km of over 5 leading colleges and universities, perfectly located for a light commute.