Labyrinths listed alphabetically by name
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AJAX/PICKERING VILLAGE LABYRINTH
St. George's Anglican Church, 77 Randall Dr. | Ajax, ON | L1S 6L4
Open on 2nd Tuesday of every month from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.; and from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. with meditation group. Individual and/or group labyrinth walk and retreat time may also be arranged. Chartres (modified) square design. 7-circuit. 24 feet x 24 feet made of tiles set into the floor, outlined with metal strips.
Alexandra Park Wading Pool Labyrinth
275 Bathurst St. (east of Bathurst, south of Dundas) | Toronto, ON
7 circuits. 3 colours painted in wading pool. Picnic tables around. Wading pool located north west section of park beside Ryerson P.S.
ALL NATIONS HEALING ARTS ORGANIC FARM
379 Highway 542, RR #2 (across from Garden’s Gate Restaurant) | Tehkummah, Manitoulin Island, ON | P0P 2C0
Private. Outdoor. Permanent. All welcome. Call for appointment.
- Chartres design. 60 foot diameter. Rock or garden.
- Cretan design. 40 foot diameter. Rock or garden.
ALL SAINTS' ANGLICAN CHURCH/FIRST UNITED CHURCH
347 Richmond Rd. | Ottawa, ON | K2A 0E7
- Public. Outdoor. Located in the All Saints' Courtyard. Open except when snow-covered. Cretan design. 7-circuit. Brick paving stones. Notice the cross and the circle in the centre.
- Indoor. Located in Steacy Hall. Chartres design. 11-circuit. Painted on floor. Available for self-guided walking by appointment with office.
ANGEL'S LANDING LABYRINTH
10949 Hwy 3 | Wainfleet, ON (just outside Port Colborne)
Outdoor wheelchair accessible labyrinth created from stone, cedar wood chips, crystals, shells and rock. On private land, but open to the public by appointment or follow us on Angel's Landing Facebook page for open days. Come as an individual or arrange a group walk/ceremony. Donations only. Situated on a 5.5 acre hobby farm, surrounded by horses, greenspace and ponds, this wonderful and peaceful labyrinth will continue to be a work in progress as new items are added, trees planted, etc.
ANISHINABE SPIRITUAL CENTRE
Jesuit Ministry Centre, 1091 Anderson Lake Rd. | Espanola, ON | P5E 1T1
Public. Outdoor. Always open. Hopi/Chartres design. 7-circuit. 46 foot diameter. Path outlined in birch wood.
Driving directions on website.
BARRIE ARBORETUM LABYRINTH
Sunnidale Park - Sunnidale Rd. & Cundle’s Rd. (enter via Sunnidale Rd.) | Barrie, ON
705-792-6866 (Beth Fryer)
Public. Outdoor. Double labyrinth, each 55 foot diameter Cretan design. Turf sheltered by white pines. Joint project of Barrie Garden Club and Barrie Community Health Centre.
see SMITH'S KNOLL
BATTLE HILL FARMS
22688 Tait’s Rd., RR #4 | Glencoe, ON | N0L 1M0
Private. Outdoor. Permanent. Available by appointment Rural labyrinth outlined in trees. Left-handed 5-circuit classical design. 220 foot diameter. Outdoor grass. Trees and shrubs make up the walls.
BEAUTIFUL TEXTILE LABYRINTH
Indoor. Portable. 27 foot x 27 foot. Not wheelchair accessible. The 11-circuit Chartres pattern is made from a 740 foot cord which was braided from donated fabric, clothing and trim. This braid was sewn to the denim base created from recycled blue jeans, patched or quilted together.The petal design in the centre, as well as the labyrs, are marked by flowers that have been transformed from donated bras of all colours and sizes.
"These materials hold a myriad of women's stories. Our unique labyrinth embodies the essence of the feminine archtype not just in its design. Groups of women have joined us in this labour of love, helping us to sew the braid to the denim base, in the tradition of women who have been braiding, quilting, sewing, recreating and transforming since the beginning of time."
Labyrinth is available to book with Janice & Lois as facilitators.
More information and pictures at www.facebook.com/pages/Labyrinth-Project/226201742364.
Kennisis Lake | Haliburton, ON
email@example.com (Belinda Beer)
Private. Appointments to walk can be made via email. Petite Chartres. 7-circuit. 24 foot x 24 foot.
BELLS CORNERS UNITED CHURCH
3955 Old Richmond Rd. | Ottawa, ON | K2H 5C5
Public. Outdoor. Wheelchair accessible Always open, weather permitting, but check with the office regarding availability. Not shoveled during winter months. Chartres design. 42 foot diameter. Paving stones.
BETHESDA UNITED CHURCH
730 Inglis Rd. | Renfrew, ON | K7V 3Z9
613-432-3170 (Lou Bennett)
Private. Outdoor. Always open. Chartres design. Wild flowers.
BRESCIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Bridgepoint Health, 14 St. Matthews Rd. | Toronto, ON | M4M 2B5
Outdoor. Permanent. Publicly accessible. Modified Chartres design. 68 foot diameter. Contrasting colours of flat concrete paving allow people with impaired vision or mobility to use it easily. Buffered by glass walls and raised planters of flowers, spruce and cedar trees. Located: Outdoor terrace off main floor of Hospital. North end of building overlooking Riverdale Park (directions on website).
BROADVIEW GARDEN LABYRINTH
Private. Outdoor. Usually open at Spring & Autumn Equinox, Winter & Summer Solstice & Earth Day. Please email to confirm. Open at other times by appointment. Classical design. 7-circuits. 28 foot x 28 foot. Garden. Herbs. Pine mulch path.
10 Wall Street | Brockville, ON | K8V 7A8
Private. Outdoor. For use of inmates. Not open to the public. Cretan design. 5-circuit. 23 foot diameter. Blue paint on concrete. Leafy tree painted in centre. Designed by Ruth Richardson. Painted by volunteers from Bells Corners United Church. Tree in centre painted by prison inmate.
CANCER SURVIVORS GARDEN
McKillop Park - Corner of Wonderland Rd. & Riverside Dr. | London, ON
The Garden features a labyrinth: Public. Outdoor. Permanent. Chartres design. 27 feet 9 inches in diameter. Paving stone with granite centre stone. Inspirational words and phrases are engraved into the bricks.
CARLETON PLACE COMMUNITY LABYRINTH
Carleton Place Beckwith Heritage Museum - 267 Edmund Street | Carleton Place, ON | K7C 3E8
http://carletonplacecommunitylabyrinth.blogspot.com | 613-257-1014 (Debby Lytle) | firstname.lastname@example.org
Public. Permanent. Outdoor. Classical style. 7-circuit. Grass path defined by stone pavers. Inspirational stones set into the pathway lead to the pausing stone at the labyrinth entrance. Four seating areas and path around outside of labyrinth is wheelchair accessible. Granite bench with Chartres 11-circuit finger labyrinth inscribed.
Cedar Grove Labyrinth of Thornbury
Cedar Grove Park | Thornbury, ON | N0H 2P0
Park in lot across from Town Hall – 32 Mill Street and proceed east on the Georgian Trail which is just north of the parking lot. You will see it on your right hand side.
Outdoor. Public. Fully accessible. 7-circuit Classical design created from light and dark concrete pavers. Open from dawn to dark (no lighting) all year. Not cleared of snow in the winter. Large granite 'Memory Boulders' close by on which names of loved ones can be inscribed. Please call 705-351-1543 for more information.
Labyrinth is also available for private functions (weddings, family reunions etc). Please call Town of Blue Mountains, Parks and Recreation at 519-599-3131 to reserve your special day. Soon to be built: an open air pavilion with accessible picnic tables.
Outdoor. Private home. This unique three-part labyrinth, 39 feet in diameter, is built of natural materials with river stones as the walls and a variety of vegetation on the path. It’s in a dell among woods where the ground is sloping, so one walks up and down slopes, in and out of sun and shadow, as well as around and back and forth on the paths. Walkers are also invited to join walks on the spring and autumn equinoxes, summer solstice, and World Labyrinth Day. Please call first for availability and directions. It is usually not appropriate for walking in the winter.
7025 Arthur Sideroad 4, R.R. #5 | Mount Forest, ON | N0G 2L0
Private. Outdoor. Open to the public but please call first. Chartres design. 8-circuit. 48 foot diameter. Woodchip pathway outlined with stones in clearing surrounded by cedar trees.
CENTRAL PARK LABYRINTH
Central Park (just inside entrance), Off Guelph Line by Rotary Youth Centre | Burlington, ON
Public. Outdoor. Wheelchair accessible. Open from early spring until snow comes. Chartres design. 11-circuit. 54 foot diameter. Coloured concrete. Benches around perimeter.
Ottawa & Ottawa Valley
Indoor. Canvas. Portable. Concentric. Classical. 7-circuit. 21 foot 6 inch diameter, purple lines on 25 foot x 30 foot plain canvas. Available for facilitated walks, workshops, retreats and conferences. Indoor use only. Also will create custom tape, or other media, labyrinths for any indoor or outdoor venue.
CHERRY VALLEY RETREAT
7168 10th Line | Essa Township, ON (near Thornton, south of Barrie) | L0L 2N0
Private. Outdoor. Grass. Call for availability and directions. Located in a field near a healing portal. Classical design. 7-circuit. 50 foot diameter.
CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL, OTTAWA
414 Sparks St. | Ottawa, ON | K1R 0B2
Permanent. Indoor. Full-size 11 circuit Chartres design. Inlaid linoleum. 42 foot diameter. Wheelchair accessible (Sparks St. entrance). The labyrinth is available for rent when the room is not in use. Please contact the Cathedral office email@example.com or 613-236-9149 to know the availability.
Christie Pits Wading Pool Labyrinth
750 Bloor St. West (At Christie St.) | Toronto, ON
Modified Chartres design. 11 circuits. Paths alternate between purple and orange. Labyrinth designs are painted in various open spots. Benches. Located in centre of park in the wading pool beside the playground. Parking on surrounding streets.
Christie Traffic Island Labyrinth
Bloor St. West and Christie St. | Toronto, ON
7 circuits. Painted on traffic island in front of Christie Subway Station.
CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
CLIFFORD COMMUNITY LABYRINTH
Rotary Park, Park St. W. | Clifford, ON
Public. Outdoor. Permanent. Light coloured paving stones embedded in grass. Two benches in centre. Walking directions plaque on site. Cooperative project between Community Environmental Leadership Program of Norwell District Secondary School, individuals and many community groups.
Harbourview Park on Georgian Bay near the Arboretum | Collingwood, ON
Outdoor. Permanent. Chartres design, 11-circuit. 72 foot diameter. Fully accessible. 29,000 repurposed bricks that used to line downtown Collingwood streets were paired with new pavers to create the path. The approach and circle surrounding the labyrinth are embedded with Glow in the Dark stones. The surround area will have bike racks, benches, an interpretive sign and donor plaque. For a listing of special events, please visit the website, www.collingwoodlabyrinth.ca
(Vehicle access is at the north end of Hickory St, turn north from First St. at the Beer Store. Parking lot at end)
P.O. Box 43545 - 1531 Bayview Ave. | Toronto, ON | M4G 4G8
Private. Call for availability. Two labyrinths:
- Indoor portable canvas, Cretan design. 7-circuit. 18 feet x 25 feet.
- Outdoor portable rope, Cretan design. 7-circuit.
Debbie offers healing music walks and meditations on the Labyrinth. Also available, Debbie's CD Circles of Discovery, music for walking the Labyrinth.
DIVISION STREET UNITED CHURCH
Earlscourt Park Wading Pool Labyrinth
1200 Lansdowne Ave. (South of St. Clair West, just west of Lansdowne) | Toronto, ON
16 circuits, 7 colours, painted in wading pool. Picnic tables and benches surround labyrinth. Located behind Community Center, just west of the Children’s playground area in north-east section of park. Parking on Lansdowne and St. Clair West.
East Lynn Park Wading Pool Labyrinth
1949 Danforth Ave. (south of Danforth between East & West Lynn Aves) | Toronto, ON
Not the usual labyrinth path but a spiral path that takes one from the outer edge right into the centre of this wading pool. Beautifully painted. Located in southern section of park.
ECOLOGY RETREAT CENTRE
Hockley Road, R.R. #1 | Orangeville, ON | L9W 2Y8
Private. Outdoor. Please call for availability. Chartres design. 11-circuit. 72 foot diameter. Stone. The Centre is available year round for groups from 12 to 70 persons offering accommodation, meeting space and meals.
Ed McCleverty Wading Pool Labyrinth
Gerrard St. East between Main St. and Reeve Dr. | Toronto, ON
11 circuits. Multi-coloured labyrinth painted in wading pool. Located in Equal Access Playground just east of Ted Reeve arena. Parking on Gerrard St.
EDGEWOOD CAMP & CONFERENCE CENTRE
49 Memorial St. | Eden Mills, ON | N0B 1P0
Private. Outdoor in a peaceful woodlot. Available year round with weekend group accommodation or day use; call or email for rental. Chartres design. 122 foot diameter. Wood chip paths.
Eglinton Park Wading Pool Labyrinth
200 Eglinton Ave. West (Between Yonge St. and Oriole Pkwy.) | Toronto, ON
11 circuits. 3 colours painted in wading pool. Next to Tommy Ryan Playground in north-east part of park. Parking behind community center, entrance off Edith Drive.
Elginburg Trinity United Church
2170 Unity Road | Elginburg, ON
Indoor. Chartres design painted on canvas. 7-circuit. 24 foot diameter. Monthly walks are open and free, usually the 3rd Monday of the month at 7 p.m. but please contact to confirm time or for a list of upcoming dates.
ELM TREE CENTRE
Outdoor. On farm property. Call ahead for availability. Four labyrinths:
- The Medicine Wheel Vortex Labyrinth Original design. 8 stone circles. Cedar rail lines.
- Labyrinth in the Pine Woods. Cretan design.
- Interventions Labyrinth. Original design. 40 foot diameter. Stone circles on grass.
- Joy Circle Labyrinth Original design. 3 rings and a central stone. The central stone represents the entitlement to life; the rings represent Opportunity, Choice, Balance & Fulfillment.
EMMANUEL UNITED CHURCH, EAST CAMPUS
Fairmount Park Wading Pool Labyrinth
1757 Gerrard St. (Between Coxwell and Woodbine Aves.) | Toronto, ON
11 circuits. 3 colours painted in wading pool. Benches. Located in south west corner of park. Parking on Beaton.
FELSTEAD AVENUE PLAYGROUND
FIRST UNITED CHURCH
FIVE OAKS RETREAT CENTRE
1 Bethel Road, R.R.# 3 | Paris, ON | N3L 3E3
Three outdoor private labyrinths for use by non-residents with permission obtained by calling office:
- Private. Outdoor. Wheelchair accessible. Cretan design. 7-circuit. Painted on asphalt.
- Private. Outdoor. Cretan design. Grass.
- Private. Outdoor. Chartres design. Grass and stone.
Fred Hamilton Park Wading Pool Labyrinth
155 Roxton Rd. (south of College St., east of Ossington Ave.) | Toronto, ON
Original design painted in wading pool. 108 turns walking in and back out. Picnic benches. Beside children’s playground in south east end of Playground.
398 John St. N. | Arnprior, ON | K7S 2P6
Spiritual Renewal Centre. Two labyrinths:
- Outdoor. Permanent. In prayer garden. On private property but open to the public. Please check in at the Galilee Centre before walking. Chartres-style. 11-circuit without lunations or centre petals. Grass path with brick walls. 50 foot 6 inch diameter. Contact the Galilee Centre office for schedule of special labyrinth events, workshops and retreats.
- Indoor. Canvas. Portable. Concentric Classical. 7-circuit. 21 foot 6 inch diameter. Purple lines on plain 25 foot x 30 foot canvas. Available for facilitated walks, workshops, retreats and conferences. Can be used in either of two conference rooms.
GEORGE ST. UNITED CHURCH (now EMMANUEL UNITED CHURCH, EAST CAMPUS)
GEORGIAN SHORES UNITED CHURCH
GRAIL SPRINGS HEALTH SPA AND WELLNESS CENTRE
2004 Bay Lake Rd. | Bancroft, ON | K0L 1C0
Private. Outdoor. Permanent. 33 foot diameter. Medieval. Inner 5-circuit of the Chartres design. Path outlined in beautiful rocks from Bancroft area. Please call in advance if wanting to visit or walk the labyrinth. Open Monday to Sunday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
GREVEN, CATHERINE & JOHN
Loon Echo Cottage, 1-1575 Fieldale Rd. | Dwight, ON | P0A 1H0
705-635-3460 (Catherine Greven)
Private. Outdoor. Call for availability spring/fall. Open in the summer. Medieval/contemporary design based on Chartres model in 3 circuit shape. Path is stone-lined and is located in a large fern bed. Quartz rock around centre circle 10 feet in diameter. Total diameter of labyrinth is approximately 65 feet.
Directions: North of Hwy 60, off Limberlost Road (which is 13 km east of Hwy 11 on #60) Lat: 45°N 25' 45.9084" Long. 79°W 3' 35.1468" Entrance to labyrinth is at stone steps in front of cottage just lake side of the deck.
GREY HIGHLANDS MUSEUM
GROTTO OF LOURDES
HALIBURTON HIGHLANDS TRANQUILITY TRAIL
17199 Gelert Rd. (enter via County Rd.) | Haliburton, Ontario
A labyrinth healing park located at Haliburton Highlands Health Care Facility.
Public. Outdoor. Wheelchair accessible. Cretan design. 5-circuit. 30 foot diameter. Crushed stone path & perennial sedum.
HARVEY, CANDACE (CANDY)
Two labyrinths. Also available for workshops.
- Indoor portable canvas labyrinth. Chartres design. 36 foot diameter. Need at least 40 square foot room.
- Indoor portable vinyl labyrinth. 7-circuit Classical design. 19’ x 19’.
HAWTON MAZE (LABYRINTH)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Keith & Anne Hawton)
Private. Available at prearranged times to visit. Please call for appointment. Chartres design. 24 foot diameter. Bricks laid in grass in beautiful garden.
HEALEY, BETTY & JIM
22119 Beauchamp Dr. | North Lancaster, ON | K0C 1Z0
Outdoor. Open to public by appointment. Available for wedding ceremonies, renewal of vows. Original design by Betty & Jim Healey. 40 foot diameter. Flower beds, gravel path, off-center granite center with water feature.
Join us for our public labyrinth walks held Good Friday, Summer Solstice, Fall Equinox, and the first weekend of November. Find dates and take a virtual labyrinth tour at www.roadSIGNS.ca
Private. Outdoor. 46 foot labyrinth set amid 1000 evergreen trees, surrounded by a garden sanctuary overlooking the St. Lawrence River. The paths are woven with over 300 plants representing each of the chakra colours. Individual or group visits welcomed. Call or email to make arrangements. See website for special monthly walks.
the HERB GARDEN
3840 Old Almonte Road | Ottawa, ON | K0A 1A0
Outdoor. Located next to herbal display gardens. Cretan design. 30 metre/90 foot diameter. Cedar chip covered pathway edged with wide variety of perennial herbs. Public welcome to walk during business hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment. Visit website for driving directions and events listings.
HIGH PARK LABYRINTH
Public. Outdoor. 56 foot diam. Chartres design. 11-circuit. Painted on concrete. Located in the Black Oak Savannah area of High Park, west of the Off Dog Leash Area. North of the Grenadier Café & Teahouse.
Visit us at www.facebook.com/HighParkLabyrinth.
Seasonal Facilitated Walks: Lutia Lausane email@example.com
HOMEWOOD HEALTH CENTRE
150 Delhi St. | Guelph, ON | N1E 6K9
- Private. Indoor portable canvas. Chartres design. 35 foot diameter.
- Private. Outdoor. Walk by appointment only. Chartres design. 11-circuit. 56 foot diameter. Limestone path outlined with stones. Omphalos stone at centre.
IGNATIUS JESUIT CENTRE OF GUELPH
5420 Hwy 6 N., R.R. #5 | Guelph, ON (1 km N of Guelph) | N1H 6J2
Public. Outdoor. Roman Catholic Retreat Centre. Next to Jesuit cemetery. Chartres design sculpted from native turf grasses. At labyrinth's centre, defined by black oval pebbles, is a granite boulder and a weathered chair partially enclosed by a ring of Feather Reed Grass. Please limit use to daylight hours. Will be sharing labyrinth with individuals on silent retreat at Loyola House. Contact Land Manager if you are interested in bringing a group. Use is free of charge; donations accepted at a coin box near labyrinth entrance.
Permanent outdoor Chartres design, 11-circuit, in a world-class meadow. Located on a 12-acre oasis in Oakville in a 20,000 year-old valley. Mowed grass path lined with volcanic ash with a large quartz crystal at the centre. The labyrinth is 1km to the centre and 1km out. This magnificent labyrinth was built in collaboration with Evolving Families Foundation.
All visitors must sign in at the barn gallery. An offering of $5.00 is suggested. All offerings are gratefully accepted.
Hours are 1 – 4pm Tuesday through Sunday or by appointment.
Parking: Please park in beside the Gallery. To access the labyrinth, follow the lane and cross the bridge. A path, marked on your left, will lead you to the labyrinth in the field.
JUBILEE UNITED CHURCH
40 Underhill Dr. | Don Mills, ON | M3A 2J5
- Public. Outdoor. Wheelchair accessible. Petite Chartres design. 39 foot diameter. This patio stone labyrinth is a beautiful sacred space surrounded by trees and features a burning stone and a bubbling water rock. “Dedicated to Karen Steward.” Call the church or visit the website for scheduled events.
- Private. Scheduled walks; phone for times. Indoor portable canvas. Petite Chartres design. 24 foot diameter.
Kempton Howard Park Wading Pool Labyrinth
100 Strathcona Ave. (south of Danforth between Pape and Donlands) | Toronto, ON
11 circuits. 4 colours painted in wading pool. Benches. Shady area. Labyrinth is located at foot of Wroxeter - take wooden stairs down to park.
Kensington Market Labyrinths
Augusta Ave., Kensington St. | Toronto, ON
Heart labyrinth found on Augusta at College St. Variety of labyrinths can be found painted and/or chalked and/or taped on Augusta & Kensington. As they are on the streets walking can only be done safely on Pedestrian Sundays. Number of labyrinths vary because of traffic and weather.
KINCARDINE LABYRINTH PEACE GARDENS
Geddes Environmental Park, Queen St. | Kincardine, ON| N2Z 2Y2
Public. Outdoor. Open to all visitors. Wheelchair accessible. Chalice design (modified Chartres). 82 foot diameter. Stone chip paths bordered by chakra-colour flower beds. Statue of Eirene, Goddess of Peace in centre. Labyrinth information kiosk on site.
Hwy 41 btw. Napanee & Kaladar| Just east of Tweed near Tamworth, ON
Ecumenical retreat (group & private). Outdoor. Open all year by appointment. Groups welcome. Chartres design. The large labyrinth, spanning 91 ft. in diameter, was built in July 2003 with 2790 stones found on the land. Each time a labyrinth walker brings a stone, as has been the tradition, the number of stones is increasing. The Kyirong Labyrinth is the source of the creation of the annual Authentic Self Retreat in July.
Lakeshore Drive United Church, 19 Lakeshore Dr. | Morrisburg, ON
Outdoor. Permanent. Open to all. Unique square labyrinth with a cross in the centre. Red pavers with grey pavers outlining path. Located behind church in memorial garden overlooking St. Lawrence River.
LAVEANNE LAVENDER FIELDS
8667 Gilmour Rd. | Campbellcroft, ON | L0A 1B0
Public. Outdoor. Permanent. Located on grounds of nursery with over four acres of lavender fields and gardens in a park-like setting. Customized 9-circuit Chartres design. Wide grass paths outlined with English lavender. 100 foot diameter. 1/2 kilometre long walk. Please check website or Facebook (www.facebook.com/Laveanne) for seasonal hours. Admission required.
N 44 4.559 Lat; W 78 22.813 Long
LEGACY Project at the Legacy CENTER
Hwy 404 & Aurora Rd. | Stouffville, ON
Outdoor. Permanent. Open to public by appointment. Guided tours, workshops, and learning experiences for all ages. Custom Legacy Labyrinth design based on Cretan pattern, 100 foot diameter. Mown grass pathway, with a glacial rock center in a 15-acre arboretum.
110 Sybella Dr. | Oakville, ON| L6K 2L8
Private. Outdoor. Permanent. Medieval style labyrinth, 10 feet x 10 feet with stone path. Walk available by appointment. Prayer walkers always welcome, just call in advance.
THE LINK at BETHESDA: LABYRINTH, HEALING GARDEN AND WOODED NOOK
Bethesda United Church, 584 Garner Rd. W. | Ancaster, ON | L9G 3K9
Each location is clearly marked with a sign at its entrance.
Labyrinth: Outdoor. Available year round. Grass. 50ft square. Paths are wheelchair wide. Open to entire community. Group visits welcome. Located in southeast corner of the church grounds.
1580 Line 34 | Perth East, ON | Located on the 7 & 8 highway between New Hamburg and Shakespeare
Book day retreats, walks, or Spiritual direction with trained, certified labyrinth facilitator, director Patricia Horst Wagler. We can discuss content and how you would wish your time to unfold. For bookings, costs and services available go to website.
- Private. Indoor. Canvas. Chartres design. 24 foot diameter. Patricia will organize retreats and labyrinth walks with her indoor canvas labyrinth at your location.
- THE KNOLL Private. On a knoll, by the woods, an outdoor labyrinth coming in the spring of 2016. We invite you to watch the progress on our blog and walk with us on this amazing journey.
LOURDES GROTTO, SUDBURY
MacGregor Park Wading Pool Labyrinth
346 Lansdowne Ave. (north of College, west side of Lansdowne) | Toronto, ON
Unique and fun for children. Path follows animal shapes outlined in white painted in the wading pool. Watch for the dead ends. Benches.
MANITOULIN PEACE LABYRINTH
Blue Jay Creek All Nations Art Organic Farm
379 Highway 542 | Tehkummah, Manitoulin Island, ON | P0P 2C0
Private. Outdoor. Permanent. Open all the time to all visitors with winter schedule permitting. Donations for maintenance accepted. Chartres design, 54 foot diameter. In local wood, stone and meadowflowers, with songbirds, creekbed, rippling sky and waving grasses.
MANTHEI, IMMIE & HOWELLS, ANNE
416-653-7359 (Immie Manthei & Anne Howells)
Private. Call for availability. Indoor portable canvas. Chartres design. 28 foot diameter.
In the past the labyrinth has been used at Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church (Toronto), Windermere United Church (Toronto), Hamilton Women’s Centre at Hamilton YWCA, Bereavement Ontario Network Conferences in Geneva Park (Orillia).
700 Mackay St. | Pembroke, ON | K8A 1G6
Public. Outdoor. Permanent. Always Open. Classic Cretan. 7-circuit. 43 foot diameter. Wide grass path outlined with stone. Located at front of Spirituality Centre in the midst of beautiful flower beds and large trees.
MEATH HILL GARLIC
R.R. #2 | Pembroke, ON | K8A 6W3
- Private. Outdoor. Cretan style. Made with clay pots.
- Finger Cretan labyrinth in limestone.
- Working on setting up a small Cretan labyrinth.
- Helped create large candlelight Chartres Labyrinth with Ruth Richardson.
METROPOLITAN UNITED CHURCH
56 Queen St. E. | Toronto, ON | M5C 2Z3
Public. In the Chancel. Not wheelchair accessible. Chartres design. 20 feet x 20 feet. Crafted from two tone espresso and slate toned porcelain tiles. Available:
- Monday to Friday, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
- The first Wednesday of each month, 6:00 p.m. from September to June; a time of Taize song, Healing, Celtic Story Telling & Meditation.
1289 Commissioners Rd. W. | London, ON | N6K 1C9
Outdoor. Permanent. On private property but the labyrinth is open to all who wish to use it. Classical design. Brick/paver path. 30 foot diameter. Located in the heart of Byron, next to the London Public Library. Entrance from the front of the store or from the rear parking lot.
MOUNT CARMEL SPIRITUAL CENTRE
7021 Stanley Ave. | Niagara Falls, ON | L2G 7B7
Ecumenical Retreat and Conference Centre. Indoor portable canvas. Chartres design. 25 foot diameter. Available for meditation walks from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. by appointment only. Free will donation appreciated. Located within Retreat Centre, directions and map on website.
ONTARIO SHORES LABYRINTH
700 Gordon St. | Whitby, ON | L1N 5S9
www.ontarioshores.ca | Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services
Public. Outdoor. Permanent. Wheelchair accessible. Unique design. 5-circuit. 52 foot diameter. White concrete with embedded brown stone outlining path. Two paths:
- One path for walking to center of labyrinth .
- One path takes 1/2 walk and out other path.
On grounds of Ontario Shores Centre & Ontario Waterfront Trail. Foot of Gordon St. (parking on left); 100 metres from roadway gate, asphalt path on right leads to labyrinth.
OWEN SOUND PEACE LABYRINTH
997 - 4th Ave. E. (10th St. & 4th Ave. E.) | Owen Sound, ON | N4K 2N9
Public. Outdoor. Wheelchair accessible. Chartres design. 60 foot diameter. Garden setting. Concrete strips laid in sand. Located at Georgian Shores United Church (formerly Division Street United Church).
PARISH OF MARCH
PARK OF REFLECTION
Cullen Central Park, 300 Cochrane St. | Whitby, ON
Monument and park dedicated to Canada's ill and injured uniformed service personnel and their families. Design of the park consists of a large circular plaza composed of a double-path labyrinth, an inset healing garden, and amphitheatre seating with a central sculpture. The labyrinth represents the journey taken by the ill and injured back to wellness. Creation of Daimian Boyne. Photo credit: Lisa LaFlamme
Parkminster United Church
275 Erb St. E| Waterloo, ON| N2J 1N6
Public. Outdoor. Permanent. Medieval design. 11 circuits. 40 foot diameter. Two colour interlocking brick. Wheelchair accessible. Located at rear of church building. Built June 2016.
PENETANGUISHENE GENERAL HOSPITAL
25 Jeffrey St. | Penetanguishene, ON | L9M 1K6
Located beside main entrance of hospital. Public. Outdoor. Chartres design. 18.3 metre/60 foot diameter. Built into the grass with paving stones. Stone benches. Gardens surround labyrinth on three sides. Paved walkway and area for wheelchairs to park.
Emmanuel United Church, East Campus, 534 George St. N. (McDonnel & George) | Peterborough, ON
705-742-4162 (Lynn Smith)
Outdoor. Permanent. Open at all times weather permitting. No appointment necessary unless a large group would like to use it for an event. Mulch path through grass. 40 foot diameter. Design by Clare Wilson.
RIDEAU PARK UNITED
2203 Alta Vista Dr. | Ottawa, ON | K2G 2M5
Indoor portable poly canvas. Available during Lent and occasionally at other times. Call for availability. Chartres design modified by Veriditas. 11-circuit. 30 foot diameter. Handpainted in rainbow colours on poly canvas.
Riverdale Park West Wading Pool Labyrinth
375 Sumach Street, Toronto (corner of Carlton & Sumach)
7 circuit. Blue paint outlines the path. Located east of entrance to Riverdale Farm. Parking around park.
ROSICRUCIAN REGIONAL CULTURAL CENTRE
831 Broadview Ave. | Toronto, ON | M4K 2P9
Private. Indoor. Reims design (modified). Canvas. 8 foot diameter. Labyrinth walk held on a Saturday every three months at 3 p.m. Members & public are invited to participate. Availability limited. Check calendar under Toronto Lodge at www.rosicrucian.org.
Rotary Peace Park
Royal Ottawa Mental Health CENTRE
1145 Carling Ave. | Ottawa, ON
Public. Outdoor. Permanent. 7-circuit labyrinth located to the side of the main entrance. Made of interlocking paving stones of sandstone with the hospital's logo, a butterfly, in the centre. The butterfly, a symbol of hope and the potential of transformation, represents mental health care at it's best. The story behind the logo can be accessed here.
RURAL ROOTZ NATURE RESERVE
645 Northacres Rd., R.R. #3 (2.3 km. west of Wiarton County Rd. 13) | Wiarton, ON | N0H 2T0
Two outdoor labyrinths. Open Wednesday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mother’s Day through Labour Day. Elsewise open by appointment or by chance.
- The Bishop’s Labyrinth. Square design. Patterned after one in the Cathedral of Ely in England. Path: 12 inches wide, 300 feet long. Sawdust outlined with recycled bricks.
- Rainbow Serpent Labyrinth Australian aboriginal design. 3-circuits. Exit from centre. Path of sawdust outlined with different coloured river stones.
GPS: N44 45.342 W81 10.204
ST. ANDREW’S IN PICTON
31 King St. | Picton, ON| K0K 2T0
We have chosen a 7-circuit Celtic Chalice design, 40 feet in diameter. The path is grass outlined with limestone embedded walls. A tree is in the centre. It is completely available to the public and located on the green space to the west of the church. The labyrinth entrance is at the south end of the labyrinth but can also be accessed from the north end by entering the path that is constructed around the labyrinth.
ST. GEORGE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH
83 Church St. | St. Catharines, ON | L2R 3C7
Private. Wheelchair accessible. Labyrinth walk one Saturday a month. Call for availability. Indoor portable canvas. Chartres design.
ST. GEORGE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, PICKERING VILLAGE
ST. GILES PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
205 Linwell Rd. | St. Catharines, ON | L2N 1S1
- Public. Scheduled events. Indoor portable plastic. Chartres design. Can be borrowed for small donation.
- Public. Outdoor. Open anytime. Classic 7-circuit design. Inlaid brick. East side of church in Meditation garden.
ST. JAMES’-ROSEMOUNT UNITED CHURCH
171 Sherwood Ave. | Kitchener, ON | N2B 1K2
Peace and Carrots Community Garden and Labyrinth Public. Outdoor. Always open. Chartres design. 40 foot diameter. Interlocking brick.
ST. JAMES UNITED CHURCH
400 Burnhamthorpe Rd. | Etobicoke, ON| M9B 2A8
416-622-4113 (Coral Prebble)
Public. Outdoor. Permanent. Chartres design. 11-circuit. 53 foot diameter. Pathway outlined with blue paint on asphalt. Labyrinth located in dedicated Southwest corner of lot at rear of church.
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST ANGLICAN CHURCH, RICHMOND
65 Fowler St., P.O. Box 82 | Richmond, ON | KOA 2Z0
- Public. Outdoor. Chartres design. 11-circuit. 52 foot diameter. Red paver stones with grass path in between.
- Public. Outdoor. Cretan design. 8 concentric rings. Small stones pathway.
ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
20788 South Service Rd. (south of Hwy 401, exit 814, 4 km east of Lancaster) | Lancaster, ON | K0C 1N0
Public. Outdoor. Wheelchair accessible. Cretan. 7-circuit. 42 foot diameter. Grass path marked by red brick pavers in a pretty park-like setting with view of the St. Lawrence River. Benches.
ST. JOHN'S ANGLICAN CHURCH - PARISH OF MARCH BRIARBROOK
325 Sandhill Rd. (in Kanata area) | Ottawa, ON | K2K 1X7
- Outdoor. Open to the public at all times. Wheelchair accessible. Chartres design. 11-circuit. 42 foot diameter. Buff and charcoal paving stone.
- Indoor. Painted on floor. Chartres design. 7-circuit. May be booked for individual walks or for groups and workshops.
A silent labyrinth walk is held on the second Sunday of the month from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on one of the labyrinths.
ST. JOSEPH’S HEALTHCARE
Hamilton, Ontario | L8N 3K7
905-522-1155, ext. 3263 (St. Joseph’s Labyrinth Committee Spiritual Care Dept.)
- Outdoor. Public access during daylight hours. Chartres design. 60 foot diameter. Grass. On grounds of Centre for Mountain Health Services. 100 W. 5th St. (Follow signs from main entrance at West 5th St.), Hamilton, ON
- Outdoor. Public access at all times. Chartres design. 42 foot diameter. Paint on concrete. In hospital courtyard between Marion and Martha wings, near front entrance (Charlton Ave.) 50 Charlton Ave. E., Hamilton, ON
- Indoor portable canvas. Available for rent. Cretan design. 24 foot diameter. To rent contact: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program 905-521-6001.
ST. JOSEPH'S HEALTH CENTRE
710 Victoria Ave. E. | Thunder Bay, ON | P7C 5P7
Private. For registered clients of St. Joseph's Health Centre. Not open to general public. Indoor. Permanent. Floor Tile. Chartres design. 7-circuit. 12 foot diameter.
ST. JOSEPH’S MOTHER HOUSE
2025 Main St. W. | North Bay, ON | P1B 2X6
705-474-3800 (the Mother House)
Public. Outdoor. Please phone ahead. Modified Chartres design.
ST. LUKE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
760 Somerset Street West (use Bell St. entrance) | Ottawa, ON | K1R 6P9
Permanent. Indoor. Petite Chartres design. 7 circuit. Laser-cut marmoleum labyrinth installed into the floor of the sanctuary. Guided labyrinth walks from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. the first Friday of each month from September through June. NOTE: No walk in January 2015 or April 2015. Hosted by Path Adventures. Tea and conversation follow each walk. A freewill offering of $10 suggested.
ST. MARK’S UNITED CHURCH LABYRINTH & PEACE GARDEN
1 Lynndale Dr. | Dundas, ON| L9H 3L4
- Outdoor. Reconciliation labyrinth. The concept for this unique labyrinth in which two people can walk it and crossover to walk in each other’s path comes from South Africa. A flagstone pathway leads to the grass path outlined with edging and plants. Creation was part of the “Culture of Peace” programme.
- Indoor. Located in Fellowship Hall.
ST. MARY'S CHURCH
65 Amelia St. | Barrie, ON | L4M 1M7
Outdoor. Permanent. Modified Chartres design. 8-circuit. 43 foot diameter. Concrete pavers in sandstone. Path outlined in grey-blue pavers. Benches around perimeter. Tranquil setting. Located directly in front of church entrance.
ST. MICHAEL and ALL ANGELS ANGLICAN CHURCH
2112 Bel-Air Dr. | Ottawa, ON | K2C 0W9
Public. Outdoor. Always open except when snow-covered. Located to the east of the church between the outdoor chapel and the sundial. Classical design. 24 foot diameter. Brick pavers with stone benches around the perimeter.
ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
808 Ridgeway St. | Thunder Bay, ON | P7E 5H5
Outdoor. Permanent. Open to the public. Chartres design. 11-circuit. 50 foot diameter. Grass path bordered with inlaid engraved bricks. Bricks available for engraving. Stone bench in centre inscribed with "My peace I leave with you" John 14:27. Located in church side gardens at the corner of Ridgeway and Archibald Streets.
ST. PETER'S LABYRINTH AT LOURDES GROTTO
271 Van Horne St. | Sudbury, ON | P3B 1J1
Public. Outdoor. Permanent. Chartres design. 11-circuit. 60 foot diameter. Paving blocks. Path of crushed rose quartz sand. This labyrinth is a gift from the congregation of St. Peter's United Church to the people of Sudbury and the Grotto Interfaith site. Located on the top of the Grotto of Lourdes site in downtown Sudbury.
ST. PETER’S LUTHERAN CHURCH
49 Queen St. N. | Kitchener, ON | N2H 2G9
Indoor. Available Thursdays 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (September to May, excluding holidays). Also available for private/group bookings. Please call for availability and cost information. Both building and labyrinth wheelchair accessible. Chartres design. 11-circuit. 36 foot diameter. Painted on floor of chapel.
ST. STEPHEN'S-ON-THE-HILL UNITED CHURCH
998 Indian Rd. | Mississauga, ON | L5H 1R5
905-278-9245 (Pat Smith, Church Administrator)
Public. Outdoor. Wheelchair accessible. Classical design. 7-circuit. 31 foot diameter. Stones set into the grass.
St. Thomas the Apostle Mission
ST. THOMAS AQUINAS CATHOLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL
1360 Oxford St. W. | London, ON | N6H 1W2
519-660-2798 (Brad Lewis, Chaplain)
Private. Portable. Painted on canvas. Chartres design. 9-circuit. 25 foot diameter. Used for retreats and class instruction on prayer.
STE. ANNE’S TRANQUILITY LABYRINTH
Ste. Anne’s Spa | 1009 Massey Road | Grafton, ON | K0K 2G0
Private. Located on grounds of Ste. Anne’s Spa. Garden style. Octagonal. 4 circuits. Bench in centre. Gravel paths with lavender between circuits. Inspires rebirth and renewal.
SMITH’S KNOLL LABYRINTH in BATTLEFIELD CEMETERY
Battlefield Cemetery, 70 ½ King Street West | Stoney Creek, ON
Across the street from Battlefield Park on the north side of King Street
The cemetery is the burial ground for the soldiers (Canadian/British, American, First Nations) that died during the Battle of Stoney Creek, June 6, 1813 and is a National Historic Site. To commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Battle, a labyrinth was chosen to provide peace, reflection and equal acknowledgement. This unique labyrinth was created on the cemetery property where a house was located. Notations on the inlaid granite stones are quotes from an American soldier’s journal.
SOLVITUR AMBULANDO – it is solved by walking
St Andrews by the Lake Church on Toronto Island| Toronto, ON
Take a walk on island thyme. Outdoor, public, Chartres-based labyrinth with a recently refurbished mulched path through grass and wild thyme. A mature tree stands in the centre. Not wheelchair accessible.
Walk from Ward's Island ferry approximately 25-minutes. Walk from Centre Island ferry, in season only, approximately 15-minutes. Note that ferry times change with the seasons. www.toronto.ca/ferry
A Rogue Wave Art Installation by Laurie Jones in memory of Terry Metcalfe in 2000.
Soulful by Design
1395 Norway Rd. | Perth Road, ON| K0H 2L0 (20 min. north of Kingston)
Outdoor. Permanent. This 11-circuit Chartres replica labyrinth, 34 feet in diameter, infused with Reiki energy, has a gravel path outlined with rocks. In the center are rose and lavender plants, and , for sitting, 6 rocks representing the 6 petals. Also on the grounds is a mowed, field grass Reiki garden with 4’ path. Wheelchair accessible.
Regular scheduled walks. For availability and walk dates, please call or check website or Facebook page: Soulful By Design.
SOUTH GREY MUSEUM
40 Sydenham St. | Flesherton, ON
Public. Outdoor. Open from dawn to dusk. Colourful. 5-circuits. 22 feet x 26 feet. Located under the pavilion behind the Museum in Flesherton's Memorial Park.
Directions: Hwy # 10 to Owen Sound, just north of the lights in Village of Flesherton. Hwys 4 & 10 - North of Orangeville, south of Owen Sound.
SOUTHLAKE REGIONAL HEALTH CENTRE
596 Davis Dr. | Newmarket, ON | L3Y 2P9
Indoor. Canvas. Chartres design. 24 feet x 24 feet. Monthly, patients, families, staff, volunteers & visitors are invited to walk the labyrinth.
SPRUCE LODGE LONG TERM CARE
643 West Gore St. | Stratford, ON | N5A 1L4
Public. Outdoor. Permanent. Wheelchair accessible. 5-circuit classical labyrinth; adapted to fit the space. Gravel path outlined with pavers.
STEPPING STONE LABYRINTH
Felstead Avenue Playground, Mountjoy Ave. (one block south of Danforth, east of Greenwood) | Toronto, ON
Public. Outdoor. Permanent. Unique, fun labyrinth located in children's playground. A path of 107 flagstones set in grass takes one into the center and out back to the starting pad. Maple tree in center. Labyrinth just inside gate entrance. Date installed: October 2012.
Stittsville Peace Park
STONE GARDEN LABYRINTH
519-449-3941 (Brenda Wivell)
Private. Outdoor Cretan (modified design). 84 foot diameter. Stone path with cedars and perennials. 19 blue granite monoliths.
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THE CIRCLE LABYRINTH AT BRESCIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
1285 Western Rd. (access easiest from Sarnia Rd. ) | London, ON | N6G 1H2
Public. Outdoor. Always open. For access and availability see: Using the circle labyrinth.pdf
Santa Rosa design. 65 foot diam. Stones and grass; sycamore tree in center. At the back of Brescia College.
141 Pine Ridge Dr. | Carleton Place, ON | K7C 3P2
Outdoor. Permanent. On private property. Please call first for availability. Classical design. Nestled among tall pines with local Eastern Ontario rock used to delineate path. Located in Black's Corners, (7 minutes south of Carleton Place).
TIMOTHY EATON MEMORIAL CHURCH
230 St. Clair Ave. W. (just west of Avenue Rd.) | Toronto, ON | M4V 1R5
Indoor. 36 foot diameter. Chartres-style canvas labyrinth. Public labyrinth walk schedules have been amended in 2016 to take place Nov 20, 2016 10AM to 1PM. The Dec 4, 2016 walk has also been suspended due to scheduling conflicts in the Flora McCrea Auditoritium. Please check for updates on walks in 2017, although we hope to keep the regular schedule except for the January one. The candlelit walks are held in the Flora McCrea Auditorium on the east side of the church. More information about the programme at www.temc.ca/programs/labyrinth
TOBERMORY UNITED CHURCH
9 Brock St. | Tobermory, ON | N0H 2R0
Outdoors. Open to the public except on Saturdays & Sundays during times of service. Information signs are posted. Chartres design. 21 foot diameter. Pavers on sand and gravel, set over limestone. A cement walk surrounds the labyrinth.
Toronto Island Labyrinth
TORONTO PUBLIC LABYRINTH AT TRINITY SQUARE PARK
Trinity Square Park (southeast corner of Dundas St. & Bay St. behind the Eaton Centre) | Toronto, ON
Public. Outdoor. Wheelchair accessible Braille sign for the visually impaired. Chartres design. 73 foot diameter. Concrete pavers in black & sandstone. Boxwood hedge around perimeter.
TRANQUIL SPIRIT LABYRINTH
136 Beehive Dr. (Tranquil Spirit) | Cameron, ON | K0M 1G0
Outdoor. Open to the public. Grass. 7-circuit. 60 foot diameter. Grass paths, 2 feet. wide with thirteen 180-degree turns & 4 half turns. Walls, 1 foot wide, are planted with 500 perennials. Center is 8 feet in diameter with Rose of Sharon bush & a Meditation rock. Designed and built by John Jung.
Directions: Off Hwy 35N, exit Long Beach Rd., 2 kilometres to Southview estate, exit on Anderson Dr. to 136 Beehive Sr. (Tranquil Spirit) Labyrinth is at top of driveway.
Trinity Bellwoods Park Labyrinths
Dundas St. East & Gore Vale Ave. | Toronto, ON
Two multi-coloured Cretan design labyrinths painted on sidewalk beside the ice hockey rink in the north-east section of the park. Enter off Gore Vale Ave. 7-circuit at south end of sidewalk; 3-circuit at north end.
TRINITY PARK CAMBRIDGE
Trinity Park (Across from Trinity Anglican Church) - Grand Ave. & Blair Rd. | Cambridge, ON
Design by Hoyle & Associates.
Public. Outdoor. Chartres design. 5 circuit. 68.5 foot diameter. Stone dust pathway marked with black mulch and 420 Japanese blood grasses. Rosette design in centre has one large boulder in each of its six petals. Two park benches.
TRINITY SQUARE PARK
UITWAAIEN NATUR GARDD A DRYSFA
129 Fairview Rd. | Kingston, ON | K7M 3B2
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Private. Outdoor. Permanent. By appointment. Individuals and small groups welcome. Medieval. Variation on Chalice design. 7-circuit. 7.5 metre/25 foot radius. Candle-lit at dusk. Rock. White cedar trees. Cedar mulch path. Located in nature garden. Certified Monarch Waystation.
Sandford Road, RR #3 | Mount Albert, ON | L0G 1M0
Private. Outdoor. 7-circuit classical labyrinth in mowed field surrounded by milkweed garden. Seasonally awesome. Located on border of Uxbridge Township and Mount Albert. Please email first for availability and directions.
VOYAGEUR STORYTELLING: SNAKE AND ALVAR LABYRINTHS
56 Brinkman's Rd., RR #1 | Miller Lake, ON | N0H 1Z0
Private. Outdoor. Open for walks to visitors to the Bruce Peninsula — driving directions on website. Call for availability. Both labyrinths are of Cretan design, 7-circuit. See website ("Landscape" section) for more details and pictures.
- Snake Labyrinth: Diameter 18 metres (56 feet) marked out in stones with cedar pole entrance, trees along the path, round bench at centre.
- Alvar Labyrinth: a natural trail in labyrinth form, approximately 225 metres in diameter, 3.2 kilometres long (1 way), through wooded alvar terrain. Mandering, variable and sometimes uneven, with resting-contemplation spots.
Wadsworth Park Wading Pool Labyrinth
120 Connolly St. (South on Laughton Ave.) | Toronto, ON
Unique labyrinth with 11 circuits, painted in 4 colours in wading pool. The path avoids the various cracks and surface damage in the concrete pool resulting in 80 turns. Benches surround labyrinth. Very attractive labyrinth next to playground area. Parking on surrounding streets.
WEST HILL UNITED CHURCH
62 Orchard Park Dr. | Scarborough, ON | M1E 3T7
Public. Outdoor. Facilitated labyrinth walks between September & June each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Chartres design. 13-circuit. 45 foot diameter. Painted on asphalt in parking lot encircled by evergreens & overlooking a delightful orchard.
West Hills Park Wading Pool Labyrinth
145 Hilton Ave. ( South of St. Clair & 1 block east of Bathurst) | Toronto, ON
First Nations – Medicine Wheel Labyrinth. 11 circuits. The labyrinth area is divided into four sections with the path painted a different colour in each section: yellow, black, red, or white.The four quadrants represent the four seasons, four cycles of day and night, four parts of self. This represents the life journey of people, the circle of life. Benches surround labyrinth. Next to playground. Parking on West Hills and Hilton.
Withrow Park Wading Pool Labyrinth
725 Logan Ave. (south of Danforth Ave. between Logan & Carlaw Aves.) | Toronto, ON
Wide blue path, 4 circuits painted in wading pool. Pink umbrellas, picnic area and playground also in this fenced-in area. Located in northwest area of park.
W.J. BELL ROTARY PEACE PARK
1751 Stittsville Main St. | Stittsville, ON | K2S 1B4 (*directions below)
Outdoor. Permanent. Public. Wheelchair accessible. Open to all Fall, Spring, and Summer. Chartres design with Rotary International logo in the centre. 11 circuit. 47 feet (14.3 metres) in diameter. Contrasting brick pavers.
This is the first Peace Park with a labyrinth on the City of Ottawa’s property. The Peace Park is open to all and is a place to reflect and enjoy. We thank all who have made this Peace Park possible.
*Follow Trans-Canada Hwy /ON-417 W to Carp Rd. Take exit 144. Continue on Carp Rd/Route 5. Drive to Stittsville Main St. Turn left on Cherry Drive where the parking lot is located and follow path to labyrinth.
WOMENS' COLLEGE HOSPITAL
The Labyrinth was taken apart when the old Hospital building was taken down in preparation for building the final phase of the new Hospital. The plans are to reinstate it in the final phase of the new building in 2015. It will be relocated to a space within the Spiritual Care Centre off the lobby on Level 1.
YWCA HAMILTON WOMEN’S CENTRE
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