The City of Port Colborne is a great place to live, work and raise a family.

Active Lifestyle

Whether you are a cycling enthusiast, cross-country skier, or you love to fish, Port Colborne offers world-class facilities for your recreational hours including well-groomed golf courses, marinas, arenas, pools, and miles of sandy beaches.

Arts & Culture

Port Colborne is a very active and dedicated community when it comes to the arts. Showboat Festival Theatre located at the Roselawn Multicultural Arts Centre performs professional live theatre from June through September.

Art galleries and displays can be found throughout the community including the Port Colborne Public Library which features an ever changing display of local talent in its atrium.

The Port Colborne Historical & Marine Museum located next to the City's library has carefully preserved over 15,000 artifacts going back to 2500 BC along with a recreated village setting and charming tea room.

Affordable Housing

Port Colborne has outstanding new housing developments to choose from. You can also find beautifully maintained older homes in charming, historic neighbourhoods. These choices are available at a fraction of the cost of homes in a major urban centre, even below the average housing costs of other small communities.

Community Organizations

A good indicator of pride and a strong sense of community in any locale is in the number of clubs and service groups. In that sense, Port Colborne is certainly a vital, active and concerned community.

There are more than 47 major service organizations performing different functions and services in Port Colborne. More information about any of these organizations can be obtained from the City of Port Colborne Community & Economic Development Division or by visiting the 'Groups & Organizations' page.

House of Worship

Port Colborne is widely represented by more than a dozen denominations located within the city limits or in nearby adjacent communities.
Please visit our Business Directory for a listing of all churches in the surrounding area.

Medical Facilities

Destination trips to cities such as Toronto, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and Buffalo are within minutes away with a highway infrastructure which includes direct access to the QEW via Highways #140 and #406. Bus transportation is also available to other municipalities within the Niagara Region as well as to Hamilton, Toronto and Buffalo.