Experience Fine Dining
Walk the Shops
Explore the Galleries
Lounge in the Wine Bars
Connect in the Clubs
ARTS & CULTURE
Exchange ideas at the old post office and relax in the reading room, while enjoying breathtaking views of the Grand River. Enjoy an evening of fine dining before taking in a performance at a menonnite style masonry and timber architecture playhouse. Discover beautiful clay pieces and magnificent sculptures made by Canada’s finest artists, and find a gift of art in the unique boutique. Theatrical performances & cultural centres, combine a contrasting contemporary innovation district with a historic market district, creating a compelling abundance of different arts & cultural experiences within the region.
PARKS & TRAILS
Walk the nature paths taking you along the river banks and into the forests. Discover historic trails along the railway lines and take the day to picnic in Victoria park. Wind down the walkways along the golf course on the Grand River or take in the UpTown Loop past the parks, public art and significant architecture of the region. Walk, cycle, run or rollerblade your way through the winding hills, rivers and green spaces.
GOLF & Country Clubs
Enjoy a historic golf course steeped in tradition and nestled away on stunning grounds just blocks from Uptown Waterloo. Wind your way through the forested rolling hills and incredible award winning courses along the local waterways and the Grand River. Step up your game and refine your swing with the guidance of PGA Canada certified instructors. Celebrate with social affairs, dining, and private events from the balconies of centuries old clubhouses within the beautiful grounds of perfectly manicured courses and spectacular gardens.
FITNESS & WELLNESS
Wake yourself up in the morning with spin cycling or wind your way down at the end of the day with meditative hot yoga. Find your hustle and flow with high intensity interval training workouts. Move your body to the music of dance. Strengthen your body, tone your muscles, detox your body and calm your mind. Unwind at the end of the work day and find your friends on the fields, courts, rinks and ball diamonds and get your game on.
The past century of industry in Waterloo Region brings you a legacy steeped in whiskey, brewing and bottling. The local passion and historical roots of this time honoured tradition, brings the craft of a collection of creative brewmasters to the community. Cold pale ales, dark brews, ambers and lagers are specialty crafted with unique timeless recipes and with an endless list of localized flavours.
An industrious region settled by entrepreneurs, the community has always been one inspired and led by academia. A university institute focussed on science and research is complemented by one leading in business. A distinguished college supports mechanics, technical engineering & robotics. Institutes for physics research, global governance, and international affairs fuel developments in technology and innovation.
A community centred on a culture of conversation and collaboration brings together academics, scientists, technologists, software engineers, digital designers & product designers. With robotics, artificial intelligence, quantum mechanics, nanotechnology, and computer science evolving and connecting academics and business in partnerships, insights, ideas and innovations are abound.