Lifestyle at Drayton Ridge
Situated in Wellington Country, belonging to the Township of Mapleton, Drayton offers a large selection of outdoor and entertainment activities. Take your time to explore the many opportunities that await you. Make Drayton Ridge your home base for adventure in Southern Ontario and live a sustainable healthy active lifestyle in a neighborhood you can be proud to call home!
THE GRAND RIVER WATERSHED OFFERS UNLIMITED RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Just ten minutes downstream from Drayton on the Conestogo River lies Conestogo Lake Conservation Area, part of the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA); a popular area for camping, fishing, boating, hiking and simply relaxing in the great outdoors. Discover the many native fish species of the Conestogo River; Perch, Bass, Pike, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Brook Trout and more. You can find detailed fishing regulations for the GRCA here. Make Drayton Ridge your home base for adventure and explore these amazing freshwater watersheds!
DISCOVER THE BEAUTY OF YOUR BACKYARD
Create your own adventure! Combine your favourite activities around the Village of Drayton and Mapleton Township to create a weekend of unforgettable memories with your family. Drayton Ridge serves as the perfect home-base for your adventure seeking lifestyle!
World Class Entertainment
DISCOVER THE DRAYTON FESTIVAL THEATRE
The Drayton Festival Theatre is a historical landmark in the town of Drayton. Located in a 1902 Opera House, the Drayton Festival Theatre allows seating for 375 people from floor to balcony providing perfect acoustics in every location. The theatre hosts some of the top acts from around the world, and draws spectators from across Ontario and Canada.
Healthy Active Living
EXPLORE THE MANY TRAILS OF MAPLETON TOWNSHIP
The township of Mapleton boasts many walking, hiking and cycling trails. Follow the Drayton Trail down the meandering Conestogo River, walk the 2km Fleming Tract that crosses an old farmstead with ruins left from the generation passed, or cycle the Ritch Tract, a 2km trail that weaves throughout extensive protected wetlands and beaver ponds. Find out more details on the trails of Mapleton Township.
The Porch at Drayton Ridge
FARM TO FORK, LOCAL GOODS & PROVISIONS, TAP TO TABLE EATERY
Envision a community space that houses the Golf Training Facility, Community Market and a craft inspired eatery featuring produce from Drayton Ridge's very own farm. The Porch will be a welcoming space where you can take an early morning stroll with a neighbour to tend to your vegetable garden and grab a coffee on your way. Integrated smart solar panels harvest energy to ensure our facilities are the most energy efficient. The eatery will highlight local produce, Ontario Craft Beers, local cheese and meat along with a unique variety of local products. We'll meet you at The Porch.
Golf Training Facility
CHIPPING & PUTTING - DRIVING RANGE - PRACTICE GREENS
Drayton Ridge is planned to be home to Golf Training Facility including a chipping and putting practice green, driving range and various practice aids (greens, bunkers, hitting aids). Steps from your home you and your family can spend time together honing your golf skills during the long summer evenings. This also serves as a gorgeous green-space addition to the community and aligns with our conservation efforts.