Living in Scarborough presents its inhabitants with unique opportunities. Residents can enjoy both the perks of living near Toronto, the second largest city in Canada, and calling this smaller community home. You will be able to participate in the local activities easily when you have a comfortable and affordable home in the area, and Alair Homes Scarborough has the experience and the resources to provide you with that home, whether new or renovated. When you choose to live here, you have access to a myriad of fun activities, especially during the summer months. No matter the age of your family members, there is always something exciting for them to enjoy.

Toronto Zoo

Who doesn’t love the zoo? The Toronto Zoo is the largest zoo in Canada and has over 5,000 animals on 700 acres. The exhibits include the Great Barrier Reef, the Gorilla Rainforest and the Tundra Trek. New to the zoo this year, Kiran is a one-horned rhino calf that will have your family enthralled. Daily admission is varied, and there are yearly memberships available at discounted admission rates.

Toronto Botanical Garden

You can escape the stress of the city by visiting the peaceful and beautiful Toronto Botanical Garden. This refreshing garden encompasses four acres and features 17 garden areas, free tours and a year-round farmer’s organic market that is open every Thursday. Admission is free.

Ontario Science Center

There is always something going on at the Ontario Science Center. Adults and kids alike will have a blast learning about nature and science. There is a children’s center, programs for children and teens and many other exhibits and activities. Admission prices are varied.

Kidstown – Water Park

When you cannot handle the heat of the summer anymore, take your family to Kidstown – Water Park. This popular children’s water park features many water activities for children ages 2-12, such as a wading pool, splash pad, tipping bucket and more. Parents are required to accompany their young children while they are in the wading pool. Admission is free.

Rouge Beach Park

Spending a day at Rouge Beach Park is an excellent way to enjoy varied outdoor habitats. The river, marsh and Lake Ontario are all accessible within the park, and you will enjoy kayaking, paddleboarding, fishing, swimming and hiking in this natural setting.

The Great Lakes Waterfront Trail

This community is home to many parks that have trail heads entering the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail. This huge trail connects Lakes Huron, Erie and Ontario and touches Lake Superior. Everyone can enjoy any of the sections of this trail by walking, biking, rollerblading and any other type of ambulatory activities.

If you live here currently or are considering moving to the area, then you know all the advantages this location offers you and your family. You may be thinking about renovating your existing home in order to have many more years at your current residence, or you may want to build a new home.

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No matter the scale of the project, Alair Homes Scarborough is committed to providing you with the personal consultation and project expertise that will present you with your dream home. We have partnerships with many local housing artisans, and our employees live in the same neighborhoods as you. When you choose Alair Homes as your custom home builder, you will be able to truly enjoy living life to the full in this exciting community.