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Population 4,797

Lively is located approximately 16 kilometres west of the City of Sudbury’s downtown core. Locally, the community is known as part of the Walden area, comprising the villages of Naughton, Whitefish and Little Creighton, as well as rural properties in Beaver Lake and Worthington. Lively is the shopping, entertainment and school district for this area of the city with an abundance of beautiful natural hiking trails and parks. Additional features include:

  • Anderson Farm Museum
  • Citizen Service Centre/Library
  • T.M. Davies Community Centre and Arena
  • Cross-country ski, snowshoe and fat biking trails
  • Downhill ski hill
  • Basketball courts
  • Tennis courts
  • Soccer fields
  • Splash pad
  • Skateboard park
  • Outdoor rinks
  • Golf course
  • Youth Centre
  • Lively District secondary school
  • Walden public school
  • R.H. Murray public school
  • St. James Catholic elementary school
  • École Saint-Paul French Catholic elementary school
  • Proximity to Centennial park/beach and Fielding park/bird sanctuary

Urban amenities include all municipal services, high-speed internet, rapid home delivery services, daycare, medical clinic, pharmacies, grocery store, hardware store and restaurants. Additional shopping is available 20-minutes away in the City of Sudbury.

Public transit service is available via GOVA Transit

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