We are located on the banks of the Welland Recreational Waterway, in the heart of Welland, ON. Living at the Grand Canal means nature is at your fingertips. We feature easy access to breathtaking canal views, walking trails, and parks. Shopping, entertainment, sports, and fitness facilities are nearby.

The Grand Canal has indoor access to the Welland Community Centre opening up year-round access to many activities and entertainment.

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New Retirement Home in Welland, Ontario

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Experience a new world with retirement housing in Welland. The Grand Canal Retirement Residence is a development along the banks of the renowned Welland Recreational Waterway! Enjoy spectacular views with the convenience of life’s essentials at your doorstep!

About the Location
The Grand Canal Retirement Residence

Located in the heart of Welland, this retirement residence near the Niagara Region offers programs for a healthy way of life. Situated next to the Welland Community Wellness Complex, residents have indoor access and free membership to the facility’s activities and entertainment.

Floor Plan

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.

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Welland Recreational Waterway

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

As The Grand Canal Retirement Residence is located on the banks of the Welland Recreational Waterway, enjoy spectacular views of the canal and its offerings.

Walking Trails

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.

Nearby Facilities

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.

Fitness Facilities

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.




Call: 289-480-0125