Family

The Communities of Black Mountain has been imagined with family, laughter, recreation and relaxation in mind. This sustainable destination offers a true sense of belonging whether your children are young or grown, or starting a family is on the immediate horizon.

Black Mountain’s prime location allows you to be closer to everything you need so you can focus your free time on what matters most: your family! Black Mountain is evolving quickly and calling it home means your family will be at the heart of the community from its beginning.

Schools bring families together as their children grow. Choose from three local elementary schools: Black Mountain Elementary School, Belgo Elementary School or South Rutland Elementary School, all within minutes from Black Mountain. As your children reach secondary school, Rutland Senior Secondary is well known for academics, specialty programming, sports and a strong sense of community pride.

In nearby Rutland, you will find recreational facilities for a host of sports and family activities – the YMCA for swimming, sports and fitness classes, a local gymnastics club, rinks for ice skating and hockey, mini-golf, Grand 10 Movie Theatres and the Energy Plex Family Recreation Centre for swimming, rock climbing, gymnastics and more.

On sunny days, visit any of the local playgrounds, choose a family-friendly hike, plan a picnic or take a trip to Ben Lee Park for 18-acres of fresh air amenities in Rutland. Park’s Ben Lee water park is open during the summer months with slides, water cannons, pools and a specially designated toddler area. The skate park is ideal for all ages of skateboarder or BMX biker and if you bring a group, make time for a game of lacrosse or floor hockey in the open air multipurpose box.

Everything at Your Fingertips

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