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ABOUT WARD 2

Ward 2 is one of six electoral wards in Burlington, Ontario. It is home to Burlington’s downtown and City Hall, as well as the Burlington GO station and the John Street Bus Terminal.

*Please note: The east side of Maple Ave is Ward 2. The west side of Guelph Line (south of the QEW) is Ward 2

City Facilities in the ward include:

  • Central Arena/Recreation Centre
  • Burlington Public Library (Central Branch)
  • Burlington Seniors’ Centre
  • Burlington City Hall

Ward 2 is Burlington's cultural and recreational hub. Other recreational and cultural facilities and community groups include:

  • Burlington Art Gallery
  • Burlington Performing Arts Centre
  • Ron Edwards Family YMCA
  • Burlington Lions Club
  • Burlington Lawn Bowling Club
  • Burlington Curling Club
  • Drury Lane Theatrical Productions
  • Burlington Tennis Club
  • Royal Canadian Legion
  • Theatre Burlington
  • Burlington Teen Tour Band

Burlington has a proud heritage and Ward 2 features some of Burlington's oldest buildings, churches, and homes including:

  • St. Luke’s Church
  • Freeman Station
  • Emma’s Back Porch/Water Street Cooker (formerly The Estaminet)

Ward 2 is home to many beautiful parks for your family to enjoy including:

  • Central Park
  • Spencer Smith Park
  • Leighland Park
  • Thorpe Park
  • Wellington Park
  • Lions Park
  • Apeldoorn Park
  • Brock Park
  • Optimist Park
  • Queensway Park

Public Transportation in Ward 2

Ward 2 is serviced by several Burlington Transit and HSR bus routes:

  • John Street Bus Terminal, 430 John St.
  • The Burlington GO station is located at 2101 Fairview Street (it is also accessible via Queensway Drive)
  • This station services several GO buses, the Lakeshore West GO train line, and Burlington Transit www.gotransit.ca

Ward 2 is THE ward for festivals and events in Burlington including:

  • Canada’s Largest Ribfest
  • Burlington Sound of Music Festival
  • Canada’s Largest All-Santa 5K Race
  • Burlington Food Truck Festival
  • Doors Open Burlington