About Ward 5





Hanlon Creek


Food forest

McCrae House


Ward 5 is a very diverse ward, encompassing part of the Downtown district, historic residential neighbourhoods, the Speed River and parkland, sports facilities, schools, the University of Guelph, new subdivisions, the city’s largest commercial district (Stone Road), and a thriving employment sector.   Our vibrant community is home to a seniors, students, families, young couples, and youth.

The current boundary of Ward 5 is as follows:

Waterloo Avenue to the north,

Kortright Road to the south,

Victoria Road to the east, and

The city limits to the west.


Are you wondering if you live in Ward 5 and/or if you are on the list of elecors?  You can check online by visiting the City of Guelph website here.


Our Neighbourhoods


Ward 5 is a diverse community of historic and newer neighbourhoods, the University of Guelph, Village by the Arboretum, hotels, schools, agri-food research park, and Guelph’s largest retail shopping mall.

Ward 5 also boasts some of the most picturesque natural spaces in the city – Royal City Park, the Arboretum, the Hanlon Creek natural areas, the Cutten Club (private), and kilometres of naturalized trails.


Ward 5 is a community of vibrant neighbourhoods:


Old University Neighbourhood

Boundaries:  Speed River to the north, College Avenue to the south, Cutten Club to the east, and Hanlon Expressway to the west.




Hanlon Creek Neighbourhood




McElderry Neighbourhood




Village by the Arboretum

Boundaries:  Village by the Arboretum is an adult-lifestyle community with access from Stone Road East.

Manor Park Residences

University of Guelph Family Housing


Other Neighbourhoods:

Old City Neighbourhood

Campus Estates Neighbourhood

Hales Barton Monticello Neighbourhood

Kortright East Neighbourhood

Mayfield Park Community Association

University Village Neighbourhood


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