Richmond Hill Homes and Lifestyle Information
“En la rose, je fleuris”(French for "Like the rose, I flourish") is the motto that inspires the blooming community of Richmond Hill.
Drawing on the spirit of this motto, the MoveOntario2020 Plan envisions an integrated future for Richmond Hill. The Yonge Subway line will be expanded to Richmond Hill Centre, creating a comprehensive transportation system for the burgeoning town while providing great residential and commercial opportunities along the subway route.
Hillcrest Mall in Richvalesatisfies the shopping needs of the most demanding shopper. From boutiques like BCBG Max Azaria and Cassis to anchors like Zellers or the Bay, Hillcrest mall can cater to any desire. After a day of shopping, the Richvale Community Centre & Pool provides the community with a place to unwind with amenities like a swirl pool, conference centre and program rooms.
Mill Pond, one of the Richmond Hill’s most prestigious neighborhoods,boasts scenic trails with views of old heritage homes that harken back to the 19th century. The serenity of the small pond is only broken by boisterous festivals which makes bring back the days when the pond was the heart of old downtown Richmond Hill.
Bayview Hills and Crosby are immaculately clean neighborhoods with a deserved reputation of prosperity. Located along Bayview Avenue, a street long associated with luxury, these neighborhoods provide its residents with top quality schools, culture and entertainment. Crosby Park is home to one of the largest playground structures in Ontario, filled with geysers and water jets, it is sure to be a hit with kids. It also contains beautiful sensory gardens and board game tables for the adults to enjoy.
Nestled within Hillsview isthe David Dunlap Observatory Park and Elvis Stojko Arena. The David Dunlap Observatory, which is operated by the University of Toronto, houses the largest telescope in Canada and provides many educational opportunities to the community and its schools. The Elvis Stojko arena, named after the world champion figure skater and one of Richmond Hill’s most famous residents, provides burgeoning figure skaters with an opportunity to train and compete amongst the world’s best.
Thornhill Woodsis home to the Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Jewish Community Campus. Construction is also underway for the next phase featuring the Schwartz/Reisman Centre, a 67,000 square foot early childhood education centre, sports and recreation facility, arts centre and an outpatient clinic for Mt Sinai Hospital.
Countless trails and bicycle courses crisscross Jefferson which lies in the northern, greener part of Richmond Hill. The avid golfer would enjoy Jefferson's “The Summit” which is amongst the best golf courses north of Toronto. Bocce Ball is the main attraction of the Rouge Woods Community Centre which contains four indoor Bocce Facilities with a kitchenette and viewing area as well as a large gym and a teaching kitchen with a bar.
The hilly pine forest of Oak Ridges Moraine provides an outdoor experience unrivaled by any in the GTA.Fishing, skating, windsurfing and kayaking are just some of the popular activities at Lake Wilcox, located minutes from downtown Richmond Hill.
A town of growing communities, Richmond Hill retains its old fashioned values as while embracing new and exciting opportunities. Whatever your desire, you will find it in Richmond Hill.
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