About the Location
The Grand Canal Retirement Residence
Nestled on the banks of the Welland Recreational Waterway, in the heart of Welland ON, and twenty minutes from Niagara Falls and St. Catherines, our residents enjoy breathtaking views of the canal and the surrounding natural beauty which provides a tranquil and serene setting for their golden retirement years.
Our location features easy access to breathtaking canal views, walking trails and parks as well as a variety of local amenities, allowing residents to explore and enjoy all that our community has to offer while enjoying a serene and relaxing living environment..
Additionally, our residents have direct indoor access to the Welland Community Centre, which provides year-round access to many activities and entertainment.
Welland Recreational Waterway
Welland’s senior living residence offers 130 units in a five-storey complex with studio, one-bedroom, one-bedroom plus den, and two-bedroom options. Many suites face the waterway with a balcony or walkout garden.
The Welland Recreational Waterway is a water channel, once part of the original shipping canal. It is now used as a recreation spot. The city council created a by-law prohibiting motorboats to make way for safer water activities such as rowing, canoeing, and kayaking.
Grand Canal Natural Ambience
A pathway lines both sides of the canal to support local pedestrian and cyclist traffic. Enjoy nature with long walks, a picnic under the shady trees, or partake in one of the water activities.
Breathtaking Canal Views
The Grand Canal Retirement Residence is located on the banks of the Welland Recreational Waterway. Bask in the serene and tranquil environment from your balcony or while enjoying lunch and dinner on the outdoor patio.
A number of trails run throughout Welland with multi-use lanes available for both foot pedestrians and cyclists. The popular Welland Canals Parkway Trail runs nearly 40 kilometres from St. Catharines to Port Colborne with a portion running near The Grand Canal Retirement Residence.
The community complex is just a few steps away and organized groups are welcomed at the Young Sportsplex, which offers indoor activities such as soccer, golf, and tennis.
Explore the quaint boutiques and shops in downtown Welland. Browse and shop at the Welland Farmer’s Market, or the local shopping malls and outlet stores.
Welland senior living means more time to enjoy the rich heritage of the city, take in a waterfront concert, or roam cultural festivals.
Welland is the region’s sport-tourism designation as co-host of the Canada Summer Games in 2022. For local residents, the city offers solo and group sports to join such as baseball, golf, swimming, and tennis.
In addition to the onsite fitness programs at The Grand Canal and the attached community complex, seniors can choose from any of the local franchise gyms.
The Grand Canal residents can rest assured that the local hospitals and medical clinics provide excellent care in time of need. Services at the Welland County General Hospital include critical care, surgical services, ambulatory care, and outpatient clinics.
The Grand Canal Retirement Residence in Welland aims to help you live each day with purpose through personal lifestyle and wellness programs. Our certified and friendly team members are here for YOU! Contact us today at (289) 480-0125 or fill out the form on our website to book a tour of our retirement community.