Municipality of Clarington – Courtice / Bowmanville / Newcastle
Formerly called the Town of Newcastle, Clarington took its current name in 1994 and is a municipality of the Province of Ontario, Canada. Clarington provides a refreshing balance between thriving economic opportunities and a laid-back atmosphere that makes it a perfect choice for people who want the best of both worlds.
A Community Set for Success
Set along Greater Toronto’s eastern end, Clarington boasts of an ideal metropolitan location and an array of local attractions. The business parks of Toronto and Durham Region are a short drive away from this beautiful locale. There are numerous medium to large scale manufacturing industries, with some facilities dating back to the community’s period of establishment.
Historic facilities – such as the Bowmanville Foundry which have helped shape Clarington into the thriving municipality it is today – are still operating. Presently, Clarington has four Business Improvement Areas that are changing the face of local commerce. The vibrant downtown areas of communities nestled in Clarington feature recreational facilities, restaurants, cultural centers, and diverse shopping options.
Daily commute in and around Clarington is easy with the GO Transit and Durham Region Transits’ public bus service. The excellent connections to highways and interchanges make traveling a breeze, enjoyable even, with the scenic landscape that can be admired while on the road. Future improvements include extension of the train station in the locality.
Leisure and Relaxation
Clarington has something to offer to everyone. Those who want to revisit the past will be ensnared by its rich history seen in celebrated landmarks and heritage sites. Young and old alike will be delighted with the wildlife at Bowmanville Zoo and Jungle Cat World. Residents have immediate access to succulent bounty at Allin’s Orchard & Country Market and Algoma Orchards.
At the South Courtice Arena, sports enthusiasts and families can enjoy the large indoor pool, children’s wading pool, and the large water slide. Geocachers and nature lovers walk through the lush trails of evergreens that surround the former Orono Forestry Station. You can enjoy activities such as fishing, golfing, and boating