Fostering a lifestyle of friendship, harmony, personal enrichment and professional excellence.
Boasting the 14th safest community in Canada with almost 14,000 private dwellings, a high standard of living, temperate climate and a region overflowing with cultural events, festivals, major league sports action and world-renown entertainment both here and in neighbouring Detroit.
About 60% of our population is between the ages of 25-64 with post-secondary, certificates or degrees. In 2014, the average household income was $105,361. A highly skilled and educated workforce. World-class education and research facilities available at the University of Windsor and St. Clair College including the Ford Centre for Excellence.
Almost 20% of our population speaks French. Interested in French education? We have several full-french grade schools, french immersion grade schools and high schools. A full french high school is in a neighbouring community.
Lakeshore features a diverse economy with strong sector focus in automotive and auto parts manufacturing, as well as both solar and wind renewable energy, food processing and cross-border operations.
Quality of Life
Interested in living on the water? In Lakeshore, waterfront property is affordable. We even have a unique community in Lighthouse Cove where every home has canal/water access to the river and lake. Want fewer neighbours? We have rural communities for you. Like urban neighbourhoods and being close to everything? We have that too.
Want to be active?
Lakeshore's Atlas Tube Centre is a 200,000 sqare foot $62 m multi-use recreation facility with 3 NHL sized ice pads, gymnasium, library, indoor track, community rooms, dance studio and aquatic facility with lazy river, 4 lane lap pool, zero entry pool and therapeutic pool. Outside the facility there are over 20 soccer fields, splash pad, 5 km trail, tennis courts and multi-purpose courts.
Lakeshore has 36 parks, 11 of them on our waterfront. Our feature waterfront park, Lakeview Park includes a splashpad, largest beach on the south shore of Lake St. Clair, amphitheatre, playground, concession, change rooms, BBQ's, multi-use court and other amenities. During the summer months you can enjoy free concerts and movies for children in the park. Lakeshore's Belle River Marina joins the park's amenities.
Interested in sports? Theatre? Museums? Gaming? Concerts? Golf? World class entertainment and nationally rated golf courses are here for you.
Enjoy boating? Being a waterfront community there are plenty of boating and fishing opportunities. Lake St. Clair is considered the muskie fishing capital.
Lakeshore contracts with the OPP for police protection in the municipality. The OPP conduct preventative policing programs including in-school programs and are dedicated to preserving the quality of life and security enjoyed by the community keeping Lakeshore in the top 10 safest communities in Ontario
Lakeshore is served by five fire stations situated throughout the municipality and are equipped to handle all major (and minor) threats to life and property. Lakeshore Fire is part of the local 911 system.
Date edited: 03/09/2017