Ajax contains spacious amounts of parks and recreational spaces in a diverse variety of locales. Along Lake Ontario, the Ajax Waterfront Park offers access to the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail and is home to an expanse of lakefront green space. In the north, the Greenwood Conservation Area is home to children’s play area and a number of walking trails. Additionally, residents will be able to easily access the wide array of shopping and dining options at RioCan Durham Centre, the commercial strip along Harwood Avenue, or the city’s original downtown centered along Kingston Road.
Transportation Access in Ajax
GO Transit’s Lakeshore East rail line serves Ajax seven days a week, with frequencies of at least every half hour. Service is available as far east as Oshawa and as far west as Aldershot, with trips to Downtown Toronto taking approximately 34 minutes. Both GO Transit and Durham Region Transit (DRT) offer local bus service. Durham Region Transit also offers Pulse, a bus rapid transit service along Kingston Road that offers connections to the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus and Downtown Oshawa. Drivers can access Highway 401 in the centre of the city, while Highway 407 is located in the far northern districts.