local_amenities

Local Amenities

Cobourg is the “feel good” Town of Ontario. It’s far enough from the major cities to have a genuine small town ambience but close enough to remain convenient.

Cobourg is rich in heritage and history featuring architectural splendor dating back to the 1800’s. This unique community includes a spectacular natural beach, campgrounds, nature trails, festivals, a world class marina and enjoys one of the highest volunteer rates per capita throughout Ontario. As a patron of the arts, Cobourg supports the Art Gallery of Northumberland and an extensive public library and archive facility. Pub fare to fine dining can be found throughout Cobourg and a dinner theatre where you can enjoy a buffet meal while watching live stage performance. From the outdoor bandshell at Victoria Park to The Concert Hall in Victoria Hall, the stages are always filled with musicals, operettas, lectures and the music of artists. Community groups together with Theatre groups provide the town with an abundance of artistic outlets and whether you choose to simply attend an event or participate, the Options are endless.

Come to Cobourg, Ontario’s best kept secret…

Located midway between Kingston and Toronto, Hwy 401 connects Cobourg to other communities.  Oshawa, Scarborough and Toronto are within a 60 minute drive to the west, to the east, Trenton and Belleville are within 30 minutes, Kingston 75 minutes and to the north 30 minutes is Peterborough.

Via Rail and Go Train provide convenient service to the area and offer numerous regularly scheduled commuter trips.

Top notch health care is available in the Northumberland area with numerous walk in clinics, and the October 2003 opening of The Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg, a new, state-of-the-art facility

SCHOOLS – COBOURG & SURROUNDING AREA

Cobourg offers several quality schooling options to families in the area.  Together with Private Schools and reputable Colleges, the town also has nine elementary schools, four high schools, and over five registered nurseries and pre-schools within a 15 km radius.

Elementary

Burnham 
School

614 Burnham Street 
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2X1
Phone: 905-372-7014
Fax: 905-372-4221
Junior K to Gr 6

Northumberland 
Christian School

8861 Danforth Road, RR#5
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 4J8
Phone: 905-372-8766
Fax: 905-372-6299
Junior K to Gr 8

C.R.Gummow 
Public School

287 Gravely Street 
Cobourg, Ontario, K9A 1H8
Phone: 905-372-9752
Fax: 905-372-0953
www.eagle.ca/gummo
Jr K to Gr 8/french immersion

Northumberland 
Montessori School

68 King Street East
Cobourg, Ontario, K9A 1L1
Phone: 905-377-1439
nms@eagle.ca
Claudia Langlois, Owner
for ages 3 – 9
Grant Sine Public School
780 D’Arcy Street North 
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 4B3
Phone: 905-372-0250
Fax: 905-372-0250
grantsine@kpr.edu.on.ca
Jr K to Gr 8 – Special education

Notre Dame Catholic School
760 Burnham Street 
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2X6
Phone: 905-377-9967
Fax: 905-377-1214
www.pvnccdsb.on.ca
Jr K to Gr 8
Gr 5 -8 French immersion.

Merwin Greer Public School
457 King Street East 
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 1M7 
Phone: 905-372-3571
Fax: 905-372-1159
Jr K – Gr 8

St. Joseph’s Elementary School
919 D’Arcy Street North 
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 4B4
Phone: 905-372-6879
Fax: 905-372-5956
Jr K – Gr 6
The Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland & Clarington Catholic District School Board 
1355 Lansdowne Street West
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7M3
Toll-free: 1-800-461-8009 
www.pvnccdsb.on.ca 
Joanne Hough, Superintendent
Regional Catholic Board of Education

St.Michael’s Elementary School
23 University Avenue West 
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2G6
Phone: 905-372-4391
Fax: 905-372-1452
www.pvnccdsb.on.ca
Sr K – Gr 5 in French
Jr K – Gr 6 in English

Trinity College School
55 Deblaquire Street North
Port Hope, L1A 4K7 
Phone: 905-885-4565
www.tcs.on.ca 
Jr K – Gr 8
Terry Fox Public School
1065 Riddell Avenue
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 5N4
Phone: 905-372-8800
Fax: 905-372-6953

 

Secondary Schools

Cobourg District Collegiate Institute East
335 King Street East
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 1M2
Phone: 905-372-2271
Fax: 905-372-5343
www.pvnccdsb.on.ca 
Gr 9 -12
St. Mary’s Secondary School
1050 Birchwood Trail
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 5S9
Phone: 905-372-4339
Fax: 905-372-4529
Gr 9 -12

Cobourg District 
Collegiate West

135 King Street West
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2M7 
Phone: 905-372-2191
Fax: 905-372-1155 
www.cdci.west.com
Gr 9 -12

Kawartha Pineridge 
District School Board

1994 Fisher Drive
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7A4
Toll free: 1-877-741-4577
Fax: 705-742-7801 
www.kpr.edu.on.ca
Judy Malfara, Communications Officer
Regional Public Board of Education

 

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Best Western Hotel
Comfort Inn
Victoria View B & B
King George Inn

ARTS & CULTURE

Art Gallery of Northumberland
Arts Council of Northumberland
Victoria Hall
Concert Hall
Capitol Theatre

CHURCHES 

Grace Church
St. Peter's Anglican
Trinity United
St. Michael's Catholic

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Cobourg Chamber of Commerce
Cobourg Yacht Club
Downtown Business Improvement Area
Ecology Garden
Cobourg Municipality
Cobourg Police
Cobourg - Municipal
Cobourg  - Tourism

GOLF COURSES

Dalewood
Ash Brook Golf Club
Shelter Valley Pines

MEDICAL

Family Dental Centre
General Nutrition Pharmacy
Heal to Toe
Northumberland Hills Hospital
Pine Ridge Veterinary Clinic
York Super Pharmacy

RESTAURANTS 

Buttermilk Cafe
Cat & Fiddle
Human Bean
MacGregors Pub
Matterhorn
Oasis Bar & Grill
Red Bull and Potato Company
Travelling Chef