Dartmouth East - Westphal

From the downtown area of Dartmouth travelling east on Highway 111 at the intersection of Lake Banook and Lake Mic Mac Mall Dartmouth East sections off to Main St. As you first proceed on Main St. you travel through the Main St. business district consisting of fast food restaurants, grocery and pharmacy and local service businesses. The area North of Main is known as Westphal and on the south side of Main St. is known as Woodlawn. Both areas are home or a combination of semi-detached, single detached homes. The Westphal area has an area of lower income apartments on Kennedy Drive. These areas were the first bedroom communities of Dartmouth with home construction beginning the 1950’s and continuing up to the 1980’s expanding to Nantucket.

The community of Dartmouth is known as the “City of Lakes” and is famous for its long history of both recreational and high-performance paddling and rowing.

The East Dartmouth Community Centre, located in the heart of the area, is a state-of-the-art facility offering programs and services to all ages, abilities, and cultures. It is the permanent home of the Boys and Girls Club of Dartmouth, and offers programming such as badminton, yoga, tai chi, and pickleball.

 

 census (2016) 23,264

 

 Schools

ELEMENTARY

  1. Ian Forsyth Elementary: Grades PP – 6

  2. Admiral Westphal Elementary: Grades PP – 6

  3. Bicentennial School: Grades PP – 9

  4. Shannon Park Elementary: Grades PP – 6, including French Immersion

JUNIOR HIGH

  1. Bicentennial School: Grades PP – 9

  2. Caledonia Junior High: Grades 7 – 9, including French Immersion

  3. Dartmouth South Academy: Grades 7 - 8 French Immersion

HIGH SCHOOL

  1. Prince Andrew High: Grades 10 – 12

  2. Dartmouth High: Grades 9 – 12, including French Immersion

     

 Recreation

The East Dartmouth Community Centre, located in the heart of the district, is a state-of-the-art facility offering programs and services to all ages, abilities, and cultures. It is the permanent home of the Boys and Girls Club of Dartmouth, and offers programming such as badminton, yoga, tai chi, and pickleball.

Nearby Shubie Park offers the only fully serviced campground within city limits, including both serviced and unserviced sites, a playground, tennis court, shower, and laundry services. Canoe and kayak rentals are available from May–October and Shubie Beach offers supervised swimming in the summer months. The trail system within the park is extensive and includes many interpretive panels for users to learn from and enjoy.

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