Sudbury is home to approximately 53 per cent of Greater Sudbury’s population. This urban centre offers the best of all worlds. Enjoy all the conveniences of a larger city then swim, paddle, fish and skate on a nearby lake. Keep in shape by hiking or biking on groomed or wilderness trails. Bask in the spectacular beauty of Bell Park. Entertain the kids at Science North, Dynamic Earth or at one of dozens of neighbourhood playgrounds and splash pads.
The Donovan is a unique neighbourhood found northwest of downtown Sudbury. It is one of the older neighbourhoods in Sudbury with small lots and narrow lanes, giving it a village-like feeling. It has a rich heritage and has been home to several ethnic groups over the years. Several beautiful parks can be found in the area including the Terry Fox Complex and Nolin Creek Linear Parkway as well as sports facilities.
Downtown is the core of Sudbury. It’s a vibrant and busy location with shops, restaurants, nightclubs, arts and culture, and more. The centre of the downtown offers mainly rental accommodations with single and semi-detached homes along the edges of the boundary. Learn more about Downtown Sudbury.
The Flour Mill is a unique neighbourhood found north of downtown Sudbury. It is a founding neighbourhood of the city with a rich francophone heritage. Several beautiful parks can be found in the area including the Junction Creek Waterway Park, as well as sports facilities and its landmark flour mill silos preserved from the early 1900s.
Gatchell is southwest of downtown Sudbury near the Dynamic Earth earth sciences centre. This neighbourhood has small 30-foot (9.1 metre) lots, built mainly in the 1920s through 40s, with a strong Italian heritage. Facilities include an indoor municipal swimming pool, hiking trails and Delki Dozzi Park, a park and sports complex that defines almost the entire northern boundary of the neighbourhood.
The Kingsmount – Bell Park neighbourhood is adjacent to downtown Sudbury. It is a neighbourhood with a lot of charm and character. The Kingsmount area has diverse housing where you will find single detached homes nestled amongst higher density housing. Bell Park, the City’s crown jewel on Lake Ramsey, is in this neighbourhood.
Picturesque Minnow Lake is the focal point for this neighbourhood which extends from close to downtown Sudbury, along the shores of Lake Ramsey, to major shopping districts on the Kingsway. This is one of the community’s oldest neighbourhoods with a mix of single detached homes and higher density housing. Amenities include beautiful parks, sports facilities, hiking, swimming at Moonlight Beach and an off-leash dog park.
New Sudbury is northeast of downtown Sudbury. This neighbourhood includes Cambrian College and Collège Boréal and is a major shopping and entertainment district. A favourite destination is New Sudbury Centre, the largest indoor shopping centre in Northeastern Ontario. The area is home to Adanac downhill ski hill, a golf course, sports facilities and many beautiful parks, conservation areas and hiking trails.
The South End is south of downtown Sudbury. This neighbourhood offers a mix of single detached homes, higher density housing and prime real estate on several beautiful lakes including Ramsey, Nepahwin, Robinson, St. Charles, Middle, Hannah, Laurentian and McFarlane Lakes. The area is home to Laurentian University, Science North, Health Sciences North hospital, major shopping and entertainment districts, sports facilities, parks, conservation areas and hiking trails.
The West End is located immediately west of downtown Sudbury. The neighbourhood is primarily residential with some commercial properties. Community facilities include Queens Athletic Park with a track and field oval that becomes a skating oval during the winter and the Caruso Club, a local destination for homemade Italian take-out, dining, banquets and celebrations. The West End includes the smaller neighbourhoods of Elm West and Little Britain.