Port Weller, Ontario

Port Weller, Ontario

Port Weller, Ontario is a community located at a coord|43|13|N|79|13|W|region:CA-ON_type:city|display=inline,title in the Canadian province of Ontario. It is located in the Niagara Region.

It is located convert|8|km|mi|lk=on north of the centre of St. Catharines, Ontario at the north end of the Welland Canal, but is actually part of that city in much the same way as Port Dalhousie.

Port Weller is contained by Lake Ontario (North Boundary), Read Road (East), Linwell Road (South) and Walkers Creek (West Boundary). Port Weller East & West are divided by the Welland Canal. Port Weller West has a significantly higher population than East. This is due to the predominantly industrial and agricultural development of the Welland Canal, Port Weller Dry Docks and local farms.

Features

Port Weller contains vast green/play-space such as: 11 Parks, half with creeks or streams; 3 Tennis & 4 Basketball courts; 4 Baseball & 6 Soccer fields; 6+ Playgrounds, 2 Elementary schools, 3 Churches

A unique and little known attraction in Port Weller East is the 9/11 Memorial Park located on the Lake Ontario shoreline just north of Happy Rolphs Bird Sanctuary. The 9/11 Memorial Park is home to a variety of trees, each planted to commemorate a Canadian lost in the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center. To access the Memorial Park, take Lakeshore Road to Read Road and follow Read Road north to the lake.


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