While the population is predominantly anglophone, 77% of residents speak both official languages of Canada. Most residents live in single-family homes,
though there are residents of townhouses and condo buildings. Beaconsfield is a prestigious residential community located on the north shore of Lac Saint-Louis,
bordered on the west by Baie-D'Urfé , north by Kirkland and east by Pointe-Claire. Beaconsfield, in its current form, was developed as a cottage community by
affluent Montreal residents. Over the decades, the city has transformed from summer homes, to year-round residents, and has flourished. Beaconsfield offers
Two private yacht clubs on municipal land: Beaconsfield Yacht Club and Lord Reading Yacht Club. The city also offers, A number of neighbourhood parks,
playgrounds, and playing fields, including numerous soccer fields, outdoor ice rinks, and baseball fields. Beaconsfield is part of the Lakeshore league, which
has sports teams that include hockey, baseball, soccer, football, and tennis.
The Commission scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys operates Francophone public
schools in Beaconsfield.
Francophone primary schools:
* École primaire Beaconsfield
* École primaire Saint-Rémi
Francophone special purpose school:
* École primaire et secondaire John F. Kennedy
English: The Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) operates Anglophone public schools in
Anglophone secondary schools:
* Beaconsfield High School
Anglophone primary schools:
* Beacon Hill Elementary School
* Christmas Park Elementary School
* St. Edmund Elementary School
* Sherbrooke Academy Junior & Senior Schools
* Clearpoint Elementary School in Pointe-Claire serves some portions Parks:
* Angell Woods: dog friendly
* Christmas Park: baseball, tennis, and basketball during the summer and
a hockey rink in the winter.
* Windermere Park: Soccer, baseball, tennis, and basketball during the
summer and a skating rink in the winter.
* Centennial Beach: dog friendly
* Saint James Park
* City Lane Park