Aurora is proud of its historical buildings, monuments, natural resources and landscapes. Heritage planning is carefully and creatively organized by the town’s Wood Plaque Program, Doors Open Aurora, Aurora Historical Society and Hillary House. Moreover, the town has received recognition for its dedication to preserving historical landmarks. Receiving awards such as: The Prince of Wales Prize for municipal heritage leadership and The Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for community leadership. The Aurora Royal Canadian Legion is also extremely involved in community activities. Recently, the legion worked with the town to implement a powerful “Honouring Our Veterans” banner program, featuring photos on street poles along Yonge Street to remember local veterans and their brave sacrifice for our country's freedom.
Aurora is one of the GTA’s most sought after communities to live in. As a result, home prices are some of the highest in the country. With average sale prices close to a million dollars, Aurora has become Toronto’s luxurious neighbour to the north. The accessibility to nature trails, community centres, shopping, major highways and transit has also lead to a trend of younger generations living in the new condo scene that has recently appeared in the area. With Yonge Street being the main corridor in town, it's no wonder that Aurora’s development is being centred on the world’s longest street. There are many sought after restaurants, cafes and bars for those looking for an active social scene. If you are looking to live just 30 minutes north of the city without all the hustle and bustle, consider Aurora as your future home. Contact Joshua Campbell to arrange a showing to see Aurora’s fabulous neighbourhoods.
Aurora merges contemporary lifestyles, recreation and business together into a picturesque community. Beautiful nature trails, parks and historic buildings from the 1800’s create the surroundings of the town. Aurora continues to be one of the fastest growing communities in the GTA, calling over 100 different industries and head offices home. It has been ranked as having one of the highest income levels per household in the country. Being close to major highways, it’s easy for people to get to Toronto for work, shopping or entertainment.
Aurora keeps people active all year long! With over 45 parks covering 500 acres, cyclists, hikers and joggers alike can find trails that connect to a variety of parks within the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Area. Cheer on the provincial Jr. “A” Aurora Tigers hockey team in the 1600-seat Aurora Community Centre, or take the family to The Aurora Family Leisure Complex with its ice arena, fitness equipment, squash courts, meeting rooms and indoor swimming pool. Even more activities are available at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Centre, Oak Ridges Trail Association and Aurora Community Arboretum. For summertime sports fanatics, Aurora has 4 golf clubs, 9 tennis courts, 23 baseball fields and 36 Soccer fields.
Aurora gets performers and audiences engaged in local shows and events. It’s home to the Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora Film Circuit, Theatre Aurora and York Symphony. Visit Aurora’s Library Square and discover the Aurora Public Library, Aurora Seniors’ Centre, Church Street School and Victoria Hall.
Community clubs and groups in Aurora fill calendars with special events and festivals promoting tourism and culture in town. Annual events include The Aurora Home Show, Aurora Horse Show, Canada Day Celebrations, Remembrance Day Parade and the unique night-time Santa Claus Parade.
Going shopping is fun and easy with a wide selection of local family-operated stores and name-brand retailers to choose from located along the Yonge Street corridor, St. Andrews Shopping Centre, Aurora Centre or the Aurora Farmers’ Market and Artisan Fair. Treat yourself to a quick lunch or delicious dinner at any one of Aurora’s many popular cafés, pubs or restaurants – there’s bound to be a menu that will catch your eye!
Aurora has a wide selection of schools in town including the multiple elementary and secondary schools from the public board and catholic school system. It also offers private education in the area with La Maison Montessori House and St. Andrew’s College which is an all boys boarding school.
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