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Family Friendly Neighbourhoods in Brampton


Brampton is a great place to raise kids. Close to the beautiful Credit Valley, yet near enough to Toronto to be considered part of the GTA, this city of more than half a million residents is one of the fastest-growing and most diverse municipalities in Canada. The city has plenty of the kinds of amenities that are important to families, including:


  • Recreation facilities. Brampton has ice rinks, swimming pools, tennis courts, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, football fields, and many other sports facilities available for family use. The city has twenty-five community recreation centres, with various types of spaces and facilities such as gymnasiums, meeting rooms, playgrounds, and more.


  • Parks. Brampton has more than forty parks, with over 4,000 acres of parkland! Included are more than 90 kilometres of walking, cycling, and multi-use trails. And of course, Brampton borders on the amazing Credit Valley ecosystems, which include deciduous forest, Carolinian forest, and are enriched by the Niagara Escarpment and the Oak Ridges Moraine.


  • Libraries. Brampton’s six libraries offer numerous services to patrons, including children’s programs, e-books and audiobooks, computer use, and meeting rooms.


  • Schools. Both the Peel District School Board and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board have many schools that rate highly on the province’s EQAO measurements.


  • Health Centres. The Brampton Civic Hospital, part of the William Osler Health System, is a full-service community hospital that opened in 2007 and is renowned for having one of the largest labour and delivery rooms in the province. In 2017, two new health centres are set to open. The Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness, will provide mental health services, seniors services, and diabetes services, among others, and the Erin Oaks Kids Center for Treatment and Development will serve children with disabilities and their families.


  •  Arts. Brampton is a place where people of all ages can both enjoy watching and participating in artistic activities. The city features art galleries, the Peel Museum, many live music festivals and concerts, dance performances, and live theatre. The exquisite Rose Theatre in downtown Brampton is a hub for artistic events of all types.


Of course, Brampton also has all of the other amenities of a major city, such as shopping centres, restaurants, movie theatres, and much more.


Finding the Right Home


When you are looking for a home in the Brampton area, you will want to work with a real estate professional who knows the city. A good broker will help you to locate a home that meets your family’s needs. They will be able to point out neighbourhoods that have been identified as having a large number of young families, for example, such as Fletcher's Meadow, Sandringham-Wellington, Vales of Castlemore, Snelgrove, and Fletchers' West. Home prices vary according to area, so your broker will be able to narrow your search depending on the type of home you want, and the amount of your mortgage.


One of Brampton’s quality brokers will show you prospective homes, and guide you through the process of making an offer, signing contracts, and closing the deal.


Contact a real estate broker today, and find your dream home in one of Brampton’s family friendly neighbourhoods!