Pointe-Claire is a unique city that is located between highway 40 and the 20, The city is bounded on the north by Dollard-des-Ormeaux, on the east by Dorval, on
the south by Lac Saint-Louis, and on the west by Kirkland and Beaconsfield. Pointe-Claire’s residential zone includes many shoreline properties as well as a
variety of housing types: single-family homes, apartments, condominiums and townhouses.
Residents benefit from services provided by Lakeshore General Hospital and the Fairview shopping centre. Pointe-Claire Village, the city’s charming historic core,
includes many shops and restaurants. Pointe-Claire offers a variety of activities, programs and facilities beyond what is
found in most cities of comparable size. It is home to the nationally recognized Aquatic Centre, as well as regionally significant institutions such as the Stewart
Hall Cultural Centre, the Stewart Hall Art Gallery and the Pointe-Claire Canoe Club.
Pointe-Claire is entirely urbanised and developed. There are 38 public parks and green spaces with 5 baseball/softball diamonds, 26 playgrounds, 19 soccer
pitches, 7 outdoor swimming pools, 24 tennis courts, 10 outdoor skating rinks, and five shoreline areas.

Large green spaces include:
* The public Terra-Cotta Natural Park which is a natural green space of 39
hectares, with six kilometers of paths.
* The private Beaconsfield Golf Course, on the site of a disused quarry
which supplied limestone for the construction of the Victoria Bridge [5] in

The English-language Lester B. Pearson School Board runs two elementary
Clearpoint (formerly Cedar Park)
St. John Fisher, and four high schools:
John Rennie
Lindsay Place
St. Thomas Horizon

In addition St. Edmund Elementary School and Beacon Hill Elementary School in Beaconsfield as well as Wilder-Penfield Elementary in Dollard-des- Ormeaux serve sections of the city.
The French-language Commission scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys runs three primary schools:

Pointe-Claire (formerly Lakeside Heights Elementary)
and one high school
the École secondaire Felix-Leclerc (formerly École secondaire Saint-Thomas).

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