Living in Summit Park, Hamilton, Ont. Canada

Skyline View of Hamilton

With the population of
Ontario growing 
5% every five years, it’s no question that people are searching for hot new spots in
Hamilton. Summit Park is one of the great new locations that’s seeing a lot of
growth and is a smart option for anyone looking to start a family.

Here’s everything you
need to know about moving to Summit Park in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Close Enough to Toronto Without Feeling Crowded

Visiting Summit Park can
give you a taste of what the region offers but it won’t tell you exactly what
it’s like living in this community of more than 3,000 Canadians. While the
Ontario location isn’t as famous as its neighbor Toronto, it’s just a 45-minute
drive south for
one of the nicest communities in the province.

The region used to be
nothing but farmland but in recent years, there’s been a great deal of
development that has allowed Summit Park master-planned community to reach its
full potential. It’s one of the best places to live in Hamilton because it’s
rich with lush amenities.

Look around and you’ll
find 
gorgeous single homes and townhomes that have been put up starting
from 2004. These homes are high-end, sturdy
living spaces that feel like home as soon as you move in.

Part of that is because
the region is teeming with the number of shopping locations, banks, public
transit, dining, and entertainment options you’d expect in the city. On top of
that, there are enough medical professionals around to care for the needs of
family members at every age and stage of life. 

Education for All Ages

Families are looking to
relocate to Summit Park in large numbers partly because of the quality of
education their kids receive there. With convenient access to highly-rated
schools and academic programs, the region teaches kids K-12 and offers college
education at nearby Mohawk College and University education at McMaster
University.

Hamilton is a great
place for post-secondary aged kids to study and being such a short drive from
Summit Park, families can stay connected even as kids grow to adulthood.

Summit Park’s separate high
school Bishop Ryan, is beloved by students and parents alike. Parents find
communicating with the school and contacting teachers to be a breeze and 
the school’s website is constantly updated with important
information. 

The separate elementary
school, Our Lady of Assumption, even ran webinars and socially distant programs
during the 2020 Coronavirus outbreak. In additions to these new schools, in
2019, the community welcomed the new Shannen Koostacin Elementary School.

The schools are built to
be tech-forward, offering all students the education they need to be
competitive in the workforce. They also have a student-to-teacher ratio that
ensures that every student gets the attention they need from kindergarten
through graduation.

Hamilton Falls

Nature is Abundant in Summit Park

Summit Park is great for
living, but it’s also excellent for relaxing. The homes and amenities have so
much to offer that it’s easy to forget that the region is lush with green
space.

Taking in fresh air has
never been easier when living in Summit Park. The region is teeming with fresh
air and the best that Hamilton can offer when it comes to conservation areas
and parks. 

In just a few minutes,
you could walk to the Eramosa Karst Conservation Area. Here, you’ll find places
to watch birds and wildlife, explore trees that you’ve never seen, and wow kids
with the kinds of discoveries they learn about in the classroom. Binbrook Conservation Area, Confederation Park, Christie
Lake, and Fifty Point are also just a short drive away from the summit Park
community.

The parks within the
community have playgrounds to fit kids of every age. Summit Park itself has a
well-kept basketball court, a large playground, and a pavilion to take a picnic
with your kids.

Bellagio Park is another
local park that has all the amenities of Summit Park and is located just off of
Bellagio Ave. If you want nature right at your doorstep, there’s no better
place to live than Summit Park.

Commuters Delight

For people working in
Hamilton or Toronto, commuting is simple. The network of highways and roads in
the region was built for commuters and connects Summit Park to Hamilton or even
to further drives.

We’ll start with our own little neck of the
woods. Summit Park is located on the Hamilton Mountain is almost its own city,
featuring several main roads and the Lincoln Alexander Parkway, or “The Linc”,
a highway that connects the major areas on the escarpment. The Linc is easily
accessible from Summit Park giving you the ability to quickly travel to your
destination. This parkway connects to highway 403. Which can take you to
downtown Hamilton area as well as The QEW. The other major connection is
to The Red Hill Valley Parkway which gives you quick access to East
Hamilton as well as The QEW. Commuting is simple and easy when you live at
Summit Park
!

Summit Park is also on
the bus route to take you to Stoney Creek, Westdale,
or the Ancaster Meadowlands. Just taking the bus
downtown will let you get into the passenger’s seat for a change and maybe do a
little reading while you’re on the way to work.

Let’s not forget to
mention all of the GO stations. Confederation GO, Hamilton GO, West Harbour GO, or take you to your favorite locations. With
the broad scheduling they offer, you’ll never be without a way to get where you
need to go. 

Summit Park Isn’t Done Growing

If there’s one thing to
take away from this discussion of Summit Park, it’s that the growth isn’t stopping
anytime soon. With more people leaving the city and the population of Ontario
growing, places like the Hamilton region are expanding to accommodate new
residents.

Check out our testimonials to learn more about why you should consider moving to Summit
Park.