Lincoln Heights

Lincoln Heights Waterloo Ontario

Located on Waterloo’s Eastside, you’ll find the well-established neighbourhood of Lincoln Heights.

This quiet and laid-back neighbourhood offers easy access to the expressway and is only a short trip to reach one of many close-by commercial hubs, Lincoln Heights is the slice of suburbia waiting for you to explore.

The Moses Springer Arena is in Lincoln Heights, with a public pool that offers swimming lessons and indoor skating. You’ll find nearby parks and walking trails that you can enjoy with your family.

Lincoln Heights will give you easy access to the best of Waterloo, including Uptown Waterloo’s shops and mass transit, and is just a short drive from the expressway.

Location

Lincoln Height’s roots stretch back more than half a century. You’ll find homes with plenty of character in these charming wartime era homes, and with expansive front yards being the norm. Lincoln Heights perfect for new families looking to lay down their own roots and a great place to connect with some new people. 

This close-knit community includes a wide variety of amenities within its borders. With only a short drive to the expressway, nearby places of interest like Conestoga Mall and Uptown Waterloo are as close as can be. Living in Lincoln Heights is a perfect place for those busy families looking for quick access to everything they need.

Amenities

Shopping & Entertainment 

Lincoln Heights is a quiet suburban neighbourhood with one shopping plaza within its boundaries. This shopping district is home to Good Time Games hobby shop and a Zehrs Supermarket with a Loblaw Pharmacy. If you’re looking for other shopping and entertainment destinations, Lincoln Heights will give you easy access to the best of Waterloo, including Uptown Waterloo’s shops, Conestoga Mall and The Boardwalk on the West side of Waterloo. 

Directly East past the Conestoga expressway is University and Bridge plaza, where residents can access FreshCo and Rexall pharmacy just minutes away from their home. If you travel South on Weber Street, residents can find Bridgeport Plaza, home to a Walmart Super Centre, Bulk Barn, Sobeys Weber, and an Anytime Fitness Gym. Both these plazas are within a 5-minute drive, located along major bus routes and are within a 30-minute walk from Lincoln Heights if you are looking for a wider variety of grocery options. 

North of Lincoln Heights is Conestoga Mall; it hosts 135 stores with a wide variety of shops and restaurants for residents to enjoy. Attached to the mall is Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo with ten theatres and an arcade you can enjoy a fun night out once the mall closes. With GRT’s Conestoga Mall bus and LRT station located so close to Lincoln Heights, travelling anywhere in Kitchener-Waterloo is easier than ever before.

Restaurants & Food Services 

Lincoln Heights is fortunate to have many of Waterloo’s fine dining establishments just a short drive away. Lancaster Smokehouse is within a 10-minute drive from Lincoln Heights, featuring region famous Southern BBQ cuisine, Lancaster Smokehouse offers their complete menu for take-out and event catering.

Golf’s Steak House & Seafood has been a local favourite for nearly four decades, specializing in different cuts of steaks hand-carved on site by their team of talented Chefs. Golf offers award-winning food, brunch buffet and a stunning view from their solarium perched above the scenic Grand River.

Found at Weber Ave and University Ave is a KW-staple Sonny’s Drive-In. Famous for its classic burgers, Sonny’s has something for everyone with their delicious no-meat burgers means that everyone can enjoy the quintessential drive-in experience.

HealthCare 

Waterloo Sports Medicine Centre, found at the intersection of University Avenue and Weber Street, has been servicing Kitchener-Waterloo’s active community for 32 years; they specialize in physiotherapy, massage therapy, and naturopathic medicine. University Downs Family Practice is located just east in the Bridge and University plaza, offering family health care services for Lincoln Heights Residents. 

Schooling / Child Care

Public school students residing in Lincoln Heights will attend Lincoln Heights Public School, which offers French immersion. Secondary students will attend the Bluevale Collegiate Institute. St. Agnes Catholic School is within the Lincoln Heights boundaries, serving Catholic students in grades K-8 and Catholic High School students can attend St. David Catholic Secondary School.

Lincoln Heights is great for a family with older children looking to pursue post-secondary while living at home. Lincoln Heights is a short bus trip away from the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, two of Canada’s top post-secondary Schools. Directly west of Lincoln Heights is Conestoga’s Waterloo campus; it offers classes in the culinary arts, hospitality, skilled trades, and academic upgrading.

Transit

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Lincoln Heights is within walking distance of Kitchener-Waterloo’s main bus lines that connect the university core and the surrounding area with Waterloo’s Uptown district. Direct transport to Conestoga mall allows residents to transfer busses at the Conestoga Mall terminal. This terminal also hosts one end of Waterloo’s Ion Light Rail Transit, making travel across the Tri-Cities easy and convenient. Below is a list of the Grand River Transit routes that run through Lincoln Heights.

  • 202 iXpress – University
  • 201 iXpress – Fischer Hallman
Parks & Recreation

The Moses Springer Community Centre Arena – 150 Lincoln Rd 

The Moses Springer Arena is home to an indoor skating rink and Waterloo’s largest outdoor public pool. Moses Springer park offers lots of space to run around and enjoy this beautiful green space. The park connects to Laurel trail if you’re looking for a peaceful hike among mature trees. 

Roselea Park -75 Mayfield Ave

Located in the middle of Lincoln Heights, Roselea Park is a beautiful green space that is perfect for a calming walk or game of soccer in the summer. During the winter months, residents can enjoy the outdoor skating rink to enjoy this outdoor space all year long!

Bechtel Park 

Located East of Lincoln Heights is the Bechtel Park Sports Complex. The Manulife Soccer and Sports Complex is open daily for programs and rentals. One of the great attractions featured at Bechtel park is the leashless dog park. Bring your furry pals here to get some much-needed exercise basic rules to follow here are not to bring treats or toys and stay close to your pets. Bechtel park also is host to a vast forest and wetland area featuring a portion of the Laurel Trail, which runs across Waterloo.

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