A community centered around parks and schools; Clarke has an amazing family atmosphere!
Located in the South East corner of Milton is Clarke, a great area for commuters. With its close proximity to GO Transit and HWY 401. Clarke is a neighbourhood that is centered around its abundance of park space and schools. Its family atmosphere is shown through parks on every corner, kids playing outside, people walking their dogs and spending their time on the walking paths.
Clarke Neighbourhood is named for an early Milton family led by long time agriculturalist and municipal politician Samuel Clarke, a native of Ireland. He founded Milton’s first newspaper, The Halton Journal in 1855 and was one of the founding members of the Halton Agricultural Society.
Clarke neighbourhood is close to so many shopping opportunities, grocery stores and restaurants. There is so much to see and do; a wonderful community to raise a family. Interested in learning more about the Clarke community….contact me.
Schools In The Neighbourhood!
There are many schools servicing the children in the Clarke community.
Bruce Trail Public School is located at 1199 Costigan Road in Clarke. Children who attend this school would do so from junior kindergarten to grade 8. Bruce Trail is a part of the Halton District School Board. Bruce Trail Public School earned its name due to its proximity to the Bruce Trail and view of the Niagara Escarpment. The name also represents the commitment to fostering a healthy active lifestyle and a respect for our environment in the Town of Milton.
Irma Coulson Public School is located at 625 Sauve Street in the Clarke community. Children who attend this school would do so from junior kindergarten to grade 8. Irma Coulson was a former teacher and principal in the Halton Region and began her career in the 1940’s in a one room schoolhouse. Once she retired from education, she became dedicated to the Milton community, spending 20 years as a board member and volunteer at Halton Recovery House known as Hope Place. She was the recipient of the Milton Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement award in 2008. The Milton community was proud to name this school after someone who had such an influence in education and our community.
Servicing students from grades 9 to 12 would be the Craig Kielburger Secondary School. This school offers a wide range of programs to suit a diverse group of students. From academic courses, to arts and French Immersion, technical skills courses as well as life skills, there is something at CKSS for all of its learners. This secondary school was named after the founder of the WE Charity formally Free the Children Craig Kielburger who started this organization at the age of only 12 in 1995.
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Elementary School is located at 1240 Tupper Drive in the Clarke Neighbourhood. Children who attend this school would do so from junior kindergarten to grade 8. St. Anthony of Padua is a part of the Halton Catholic District School Board. St Anthony of Padua is a proud member of the many Catholic community Schools in Milton.
The Town of Milton has a Catholic High School that services the Clarke community. Bishop Reding Catholic Secondary School was founded in 1986 and offers grades 9 through 12. The school was named after Bishop Paul Francis Reding, Bishop of Hamilton.
PARKS IN CLARKE
Fun in Clarke for the whole family... from playgrounds, splash pads, basketball, even a BMX facility!
Clarke has so many community parks – there is a park on almost every single corner of this beautiful neighbourhood. The Town of Milton offers two Off-Leash Dog Parks, which are both operated by Leash Free Milton. One of these parks is located in the Clarke Community at Cedar Hedge Park West which is located at 230 Cedar Hedge Road. The Clarke Neighbourhood Park North is located at 1170 Laurier Avenue and consists of playgrounds, Accessible Swings, and Sports Fields. The Clarke Neighbourhood Park South is located at 1170 Laurier Avenue and has splash pads, playgrounds and sports fields. Field Park, Bussel Park, Laidlaw Park and Trudeau Park as well as Hardwood Park are just many other excellent parks with playgrounds and accessible swings available for your children to play. A close drive away is Drumquin Park located just outside of Clarke at 185 Britannia Road which is home to Milton BMX. There are so many parks with multiple activities for everyone in your family!! Check out the Milton Community Connections Map to see more about these parks and others in Milton.
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