Safest Neighbourhoods in Scarborough

Safest Neighbourhoods in Scarborough

Scarborough has a lot of distinct neighbourhoods full of culture, entertainment, activities, parks and recreational areas. From community centers to full on community BBQ parties, parks, public schools to great shopping districts – no matter what you’re looking to get out of your neighbourhood Scarborough is sure to have an area just right for you. If you’re thinking about moving to this suburb of Toronto, or if you already live here but are looking for a better, bigger home here’s some of the best neighbourhoods to live in.


This area is located in the north part of Toronto, which might explain why it has a very distinct suburban feel to it. In this area, you’ll find tons of mature trees along streets filled with well-maintained family homes. This area has many walking trails and paths for nightly walks, jogging and family outings. This area has a few sub-areas including Bridlewood, Wishing Well and Bamburgh. Each of these smaller communities have their own schools and community centers, providing all kinds of activities. This community is located at Steeles Ave and Victoria Park Avenue.


This neighbourhood is located along Danforth, close to Victoria Park Avenue and Warden Avenue. This area is an older neighbourhood that features a balanced mix of older, mature houses with a fantastic shopping district and nature and green spaces for outdoor activities. There is a wonderful social and recreational scene here centered around the Oakridge Community Recreation Center. This is a great community for a family to grow up in, with lots of schools and parks.

Scarborough Village

This neighbourhood is very quiet, filled with affordable family homes along Eglinton Ave but also features executive style homes south of Kingston Road backing onto Lake Ontario. You see a fantastic mix of incomes in this area, so there’s a balance while everyone who lives here gets to experience the views of Lake Ontario just a short walk from home. Homes in this area are just a short walk away from the Scarborough Bluffs and many of the Toronto’s east-end waterfront parks. There’s a new school being built, Scarborough Village Public School, that will be located just north of the existing public school on Centre Street. This neighbourhood, located near Eglinton Avenue East and Kingston Road, is a great place for families to enjoy outdoor parks and community activities.

Guildwood Village

This is one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in all of Toronto, with its gated entrance located at Kingston Road and Guildwood Parkway. There is a major landmark located in this neighbourhood: the historic Guild Inn. The Inn is located on 90 acres of land, which tourists and locals come to visit for the beautiful walking tour and the rustic nature trail. This community features an active members association that sponsors events throughout the year and keeps everyone in the community up to date on events happening in the area. Living in this area will turn neighbours into extended family, so it makes the exquisite homes worth the higher price. ​