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Central Park

Located in the heart of Preston, Central Park is often the setting for many of our events. Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt, Cenotaph ceremonies, Candyland at Christmas, or simply stroll through and enjoy the serenity of our iconic gazebo. 

Riverside Park

Riverside Park is a 102-hectare park with a multitude of things to do. You can take a hike along one of the community trails, take in a ball/soccer game, or play on one of its many playground structures. The park also contains a number of picnic areas!

Dumfries Conservation Area

Dumfries is a 75-hectare conservation area that provides places for outdoor recreation and nature appreciation in the centre of Cambridge. Dumfries is home of the Dumfries Kite Festival, which takes place the first weekend in June.


Sheave Tower

The 31 ft. Sheave Tower was built by Allan Bowman in 1876 to harness water power, via a pulley and cable, for the 1846 Blair Carlisle grist mill. As Ontario's oldest hydroelectric generating site, Heritage Cambridge restored the tower in 1999 as a passive (non-functioning) display.

Idea Exchange - Preston
The Idea Exchange is dedicated to creating an environment of curiosity and discovery, inspiring lifelong learning, reading and creativity in our community at six locations across the City of Cambridge. Access library materials and services as well as online courses, databases and a variety of programs and events.

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