Considered as Toronto’s most
culturally diverse neighborhood, Regent Park residents come from a wide variety
of new Canadians from Africa, Asia, and Latin America. There are more or less
sixty different first languages spoken in this diverse neighborhood.
Shops and services are available
along Gerrard, River and Parliament Streets. A community health centre and a
good number of convenience stores are located in the middle of Regent Park on Belshaw
Place. A high-tech aquatic facility just opened and is named the Regent Park
Aquatic Centre features a lap pool, leisure pool, therapy pool and many others.
Streetcars connect residents
along Gerrard and Dundas to the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line. The
streetcars on Parliament connect to Castle Frank station on the Bloor-Danforth
subway line. Motorists are minutes away from the Gardiner Expressway, Lake
Shore Boulevard and Don Valley Expressway.