|The Quinte area has been ranked the number one place to live in the Province of Ontario by the Ontario Social Development Council.
Belleville offers elegant living in rural and urban settings, only moments from work, and at affordable prices.
Housing options include Victorian homes, apartments and condominiums, retirement living, skillfully planned subdivisions and waterfront properties. Every option for housing is available in Belleville at prices that are less than half what you would pay in larger urban centres. In Belleville you can enjoy all the options, services and features of a big city in a close knit, affordable and safe community.
The City Maintains over 500 acres of parkland at 55 locations throughout the community. Children will enjoy playing at Zwick's Park along the Bayshore TRail or at the Lady Nicole Pirate ship Park. More the 26km of hiking/cycling trails meander along the Bay of Quinte or Moira River and are available for your enjoyment all year round.
Belleville plays host to numerous festivals and events that take place throughout the year. Belleville is home to the Quinte Curling Club, boating/rowing clubs and associations, YMCA and our very own junior ice hockey team, and the OHL Champion Belleville Bulls.
The City's Recreation, Culture and Community Service's Department runs a full roster of recreational programming throughout the City year-round. MA Sills Park is one of Ontario's best track and field facilities and has hosted a number of premiere track-and-field events. The Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre is a state-of-the-art facility with an array of services to help you enjoy life and live to the fullest.