Lifestyle in Greater Sudbury
Imagine having the opportunity for work-life balance, with a 10 minute commute to work and a short drive to your weekend escape. Our 330 lakes and hundreds of kilometers of trails
offer endless opportunities to create lasting family memories. The City boasts an unparalleled combination of urban amenities and natural assets, and is also known as a "people" place that welcomes and encourages talented individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and lifestyles.
A healthy community model embraces a broad vision of health, one that recognizes balanced economic, environmental and social development that enhances human health. The Greater Sudbury Healthy Community Initiative
focuses on four strategic priorities: Active Living/ Healthy Lifestyle; Natural Environment; Civic Engagement/ Social Capital; and Economic Growth.
Nature and environment
Greater Sudbury is one of the few locations in the world that will leave cleaner environment for future generations than the one we received. Regreening has resulted in the planting of over 13 million trees (map)
, and the city has access to an extensive network of trails for motorized and non-motorized use. Greater Sudbury has become an ideal playground for outdoor enthusiasts.
is a unique partnership between the City of Greater Sudbury, over 100 community, agencies, organizations
and businesses, and hundreds of individuals coming together to chart our own course for a greener, healthier and more sustainable community.
Things to see and do
It starts with Northern Ontario's most popular attraction, Science North
, where you'll find hands-on science for every member of the family, along with a 3D IMAX theatre
and a new state-of-the-art Digital Planetarium
. But there's much, much more to see and do.
Take a walk and enjoy Sudbury's natural wonders
. The Jim Gordon Walkway along the shore of Ramsey Lake in the city's center is just one of the scenic trails enjoyed by residents and tourists. Have some family fun with mini-golf
, or another one of our exciting attractions. Learn about the people and industries who have helped to shape our community at our museums and historic sites
Where to eat
From fine dining to cozy diners and everything in between, Greater Sudbury's diverse cultural heritage means we have something to please every taste bud! Choose from authentic Italian, Greek, Indian or Asian cuisine, or discover one of Sudbury's many local gems