Whitby is located in Southern Ontario east of Ajax and west of Oshawa, on the north shore of Lake Ontario, and is home to the headquarters of Durham Region. It is about 20 km east of the Toronto borough of Scarborough, and it is known as a commuter suburb in the eastern part of the Greater Toronto Area.
Whitby's population has been growing rapidly. The Town of Whitby achieved the World Council on City Data (WCCD) ISO 37120 Platinum Certification in March 2019. This accomplishment underscores Whitby's stature as a global city that is committed to data and is now a member of the WCCD global network of like-minded cities.
Residents will enjoy the famer's markets, museums, galleries and the award-winning marina. Year round sports and recreations are offer thoughtout Whitby.
Experience amazing landscapes, shops and attractions in Whitby's heritage downtowns. Savour the flavours of all four seasons at Whitby's many dining and shopping establishments. From May to October, pick produce from farmer's lands or you can visit them at the Whitby Farmer's Market. Enjoy heritage walking tours, visit the Port Whitby Marina or learn how to sail.
There is a surprising amount of green space with Carson Park nearby NOW Condos. Schools in Brooklin include St John Paull II Catholic Elementary School, Brooklin Village Public School and Blair Ridge Public School.