Learn about wildlife gardening while the kids play soccer!
Westmount Sports Park on Westmount Road, Waterloo
Cover Photo Credits: © Golden-leaved Ninebark: Wouter Hagens (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
EcoPost 6.1 In 2015, the City of Waterloo planted the playing-field edges with wildlife-attracting shrubs and trees. Most have beautiful blossoms, bright fall foliage, and colourful fruit. Check them out if you are thinking of landscaping your yard – They are excellent candidates for gardens of various styles: Like the Golden Ninebark in the banner of this page
Things To Do
Take in the audiovisual display on common birds. Let the kids climb on the giant Kingfisher in the playground! Wander along the playing field edge and you’ll see the wildlife-friendly plantings. Use the “What to See Here” link to identify the species.
Obtain General information on this area here.
The Sports Park has a car park.
There is a generous bike lane along Westmount road N. as well as a wide asphalt path.
By Bus: For bus access, take the 201 express to Columbia St. W. at Residence Road (about a 5-minute walk to the EcoPost), or take Route 13 or 31 to Columbia St. W. at Old Post Dr., a marginally shorter walk.
|Boating not applicable|
|Dogs are not allowed|
|Not suitable for cycling but there is good cycle access to the site|