Square One Dr, Mississauga, ON L5B, Canada
We are starting this tour off at Mississauga’s ultimate shopping destination, Square One Shopping Centre. Spanning a whopping 2.2 million square feet, Square One is home to 330 stores and is the largest shopping center in Ontario. You’ll find a range of stores from mall classics like Lush, Crate and Barrel and Simons or even higher-end stores like Coach, Swarovski and Kate Spade. Hungry? You’ve got to stop by their food court. If you want to indulge, try the Pie Commission. The Pie Commission offers a wide selection of sweet and savory pies to fill any craving. Rather eat at home, no problem! Get a package of 4 frozen pies to take home and enjoy while also saving on Tax!
4180 Duke of York Blvd, Mississauga, ON L5B 3W3, Canada
On your right you will see the campus of Sheridan College. Founded in 1967, Sheridan has grown from its humble roots, starting off at just 400 students. Now Sheridan is a leading Postsecondary institution with over 23,000 students and offering 120 degree programs. The Hazel McCallion Campus is the newest addition to the college built in 2011.
300 Duke of York Blvd, Mississauga, ON L5B 3C9, Canada
Also on your right you will see the Art Gallery of Mississauga. Opened in 1987, The Art Gallery of Mississauga is a public, not-for-profit gallery striving to make thought-provoking and engaging art accessible to the Mississauga community. AGM has over 500 pieces of artwork from regional and national artists in its permanent collection as well as hosts many traveling exhibits throughout the year.
3342 Testimony Square, Mississauga, ON L5B 3G1, Canada
Don’t get too distracted, you are driving afterall, but to your left is one of the entrances to Dr. L Dobkin Community Park. This park is pretty lit… meaning the baseball diamond, soccer field, softball diamond and tennis court all have lights for after-dark sports. There’s also a playground and two parking lots. Are you wondering who Dr. Dobkin is? Maybe, maybe not. I’ll tell you though. He was the first Mayor of Mississauga in 1973. Turn right on Dundas Street and I’ll take you past another fun park.
3030 Breakwater Ct #70, Mississauga, ON L5B 4N8, Canada
We will be passing Brickyard Park on your right. This park is a great family-friendly park offering multiple playgrounds as well as a baseball diamond, soccer field and even a splash pad to cool off in the warmer months. The paved pathways make this a perfect place for an afternoon walk or even a morning stroll with a furry friend, just make sure they are leashed!
800 Dundas St W, Mississauga, ON L5C 4S8, Canada
On your left you will see Huron Park. It hosts a wide variety of amenities, so come and enjoy one of its main attractions, the Huron Park Ice Arena, founded in 1974. The arena offers ice skating sessions for all ages, making this a great activity for the whole family. Rather catch a game? The Huron Park Ice Arena hosts various hockey tournaments of all ages, complete with an on-site snack bar making this a perfect place for athletes and spectators alike. Aside from the Arena, Huron Park offers an on-site fitness center, gymnasium and Indoor Lap pool. In addition to the 6 lane lap pool, Huron Park has its very own therapeutic pool. This heated pool is located right next to the main pool and offers shallow, warm water perfect for any post-rehabilitation routine.
Dundas St At Old Carriage Rd, Mississauga, ON L5C 1E2, Canada
Now you probably can’t see it from here, but just on the other side of the neighborhood to your left is the Credit Valley Golf and Country Club. More than just golf, this country club has a large clubhouse, fitness facility with yoga and fitness classes, and an indoor pool which also offers classes. As far as the golf course goes, the Credit Valley course is great for golfers of all skill levels. Enjoy some breathtaking scenery and even some wildlife as you swing your club. Don’t forget we are turning right on Missisauga Rd.
3236 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, ON L5L 1J4, Canada
On your right you will see the beautiful campus of University of Toronto Mississauga. UTM enrolls over 15,000 students and offers 115 programs in over 95 areas of study. Did you know UTM is also home to one of the only Palaeomagnetism labs in Canada? That's the study of the history of the Earth’s magnetic field for those who didn’t catch that. If you’re looking to visit, a noteworthy spot to check out is The Blackwood Gallery, UTM’s own contemporary art centre dedicated to public research. There are 450 works of art in Blackwood’s permanent collection and Blackwood continually hosts and changes their exhibits on display, making this a place to visit often.
3803 Promontory Crescent, Mississauga, ON L5L 3N4, Canada
We are coming up on a bridge that will be taking us over the Credit River. This River is over 1,500 kilometres long and much of it can be explored by canoe or kayak so let’s get going! I’m kidding. You can do that later. The Credit River has spawning areas for Chinook Salmon and Rainbow Trout and a fish ladder to help them get to these spawning areas. We are almost to the end of our tour and of course we are gonna end it on a sweet note.
4001 Chicory Ct, Mississauga, ON L5C 3S8, Canada
Got a sweet tooth? Head over to Sugar Marmalade for an authentic Hong Kong dessert experience. Enjoy indulgent classics like Mango and Red Bean pastries or authentic golden Sago. If you’re just looking for a sweet treat on your way from work, they have an expansive list of bubble tea flavors, perfect for a quick sugar fix on the go. Want to try some fusion pizza? Head over to Rapizza for a cultural experience. Just like Canada, Pizza can also be a melting pot of different cultures. Test your taste buds with inventive pizzas like the Malabar Coast Pizza topped with stir-fried beef and coconut gravy. If you are a vegetarian, no problem! Enjoy a savory Palak Paneer Pizza, topped with crumbled Paneer and spinach. You won’t be pressed to find flavors from all over here, their pizza takes inspiration from India, Korea, Japan, the Middle East and Mexico. That concludes our tour of Downtown Mississauga. Feel free to check out any of the places we mentioned on this tour. If Downtown Mississauga is calling your name, reach out to Hamid at 416.575.4477 or at his website, hamidayoubi.com. Thanks again for taking a tour with UCPlaces.