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.
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. Open except when snow-covered. Cretan design. 7-circuit. Brick paving stones.
- Indoor. Chartres design. 11-circuit. Painted on floor. Available by arrangement with office.
8 Wild Apple Ln. | Chaffey’s Lock, ON | K0G 1E0
Three labyrinths: Call for availability.
- Private. Outdoor. Accessible to the visually impaired Chartres design. 46 foot diameter. Rock, stone & brick.
- Indoor portable canvas Chartres style. 35 foot diameter.
- Indoor/outdoor portable synthetic Chartres style. 32 foot diameter.
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.
THE BACKYARD FARM & MARKET at ERIN MILLS
NE corner of Eglinton Ave. W. & Erin Mills Pkwy. (enter via Eglinton Ave. W.) | Mississauga, ON
Public. Outdoor. Medieval design. 7-circuit. 64 foot diameter. Straw and mulch pathway outlined with rocks. Located on a small urban farm and farmer's market in Mississauga. Market open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (June 14 - October 11) but labyrinth available at all times. See website for farming and special program days.
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.
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
More info and pictures www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Labyrinth-Project/226201742364
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.
Kennisis Lake | Haliburton, ON
firstname.lastname@example.org (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
BETHUNE UNITED CHURCH
2 Dickie St. | Baysville, ON | P0B 1A0
Outdoor. Permanent. Trees form a natural entrance to this unique "Muskoka-style" labyrinth. Chipped wood path. Located in woods behind church. Take a 10 minute guided video tour below.
730 Inglis Rd. | Renfrew, ON | K7V 3Z9
613-432-3170 (Lou Bennett)
Private. Outdoor. Always open. Chartres design. Wild flowers.
BISHOP CRONYN MEMORIAL CHURCH
442 William St. (corner of Queens Ave.) | London, ON | N6B 3E2
See the church website for opening times. Indoor portable canvas. In sanctuary. Petite Chartres design. 18 foot diameter. Finger labyrinths also available.
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.
CAILLI CNOC LABYRINTH
754366 Mono Centre Rd. | Mono, ON | L9W 5W9
Outdoor. On private 10 acre property. May be accessed with notice either by phone or email. 7-circuit design. 32 foot. diameter. Made of stone and screening. Started in 2011. Stones were each brought and placed by numerous individuals, each with a story of where they came from.
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) | email@example.com
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.
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.
For directions and more information visit our website.
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.
CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD
116 Queen St. N. | Kitchener, ON | N2H 2H7
Portable. Canvas. Modified medieval. 7-circuit. 24 foot diameter. Available to public for special events. See website for scheduled walks. Workshops can be arranged.
Eighteen volunteers created the labyrinth in July 2009. All painters were women. Underneath the paint are written prayers from members of the congregation, people who worked on it and other community members.
CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
CLIFFORD COMMUNITY LABYRINTH
Rotary Park, Park St. W. | Clifford, ON
Walking directions plaque on site.
Public. Outdoor. Permanent. Light coloured paving stones embedded in grass. Two benches in centre. Cooperative project between Community Environmental Leadership Program of Norwell District Secondary School, individuals and many community groups.
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.
DESLAURIERS, SANDI & IAN
780 Erlwyn Dr. | Ennismore, ON | K0L 1T0
705-292-1177 (Sandi Deslauriers) | firstname.lastname@example.org
Private. Outdoor. Always open Chartres design. 76 foot diameter. Path of white pine needles and wood chips outlined in stone.
DIVISION STREET UNITED CHURCH
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
GEORGIAN SHORES UNITED CHURCH
GLENHYRST ART GALLERY OF BRANT
20 Ava Rd. | Brantford, ON | N3T 5G9
Public. Outdoor. Fully open through all but snowy months and early spring. Located in Gallery's Lower Gardens along Grand River. Original design by artist Colin Gregg. Grass on grass. 75-80 feet in circumference
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.
HAWTON MAZE (LABYRINTH)
email@example.com (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
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. www.facebook.com/HighParkLabyrinth
Seasonal Facilitated Walks: Lutia Lausane firstname.lastname@example.org
HOLY TRINITY ANGLICAN CHURCH
2372 Church St. | North Gower, ON (a village within Ottawa) | K0A 2T0
Public. Outdoor. Grass. Always open. Wheelchair accessible. Path width 1 metre. Classical 7-circuit Cretan design. 15 metres wide. Marked out on the summer solstice, entry points to sunrise that day. Located behind church in lawn on east side of church.
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.
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.
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. 91 foot diam. Rocks.
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.
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.
LOURDES GROTTO, SUDBURY
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.
MERA (McDonalds Corners/Elphin Recreation & Arts)
974 Concession 9A | McDonalds Corners, ON
"Living Willow Labyrinth" Public. Outdoor. Always open. Cretan design. Constructed of willow and thyme. Wood chip path. Thyme in centre from Queen's garden in England. Started as a Millenium project in 1999 and still growing well. Located beside MERA schoolhouse.
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.
MINDEN PEACE GARDEN LABYRINTH
Public. Outdoor. Shaded by trees. 7-circuit. 42 foot diameter. Gravel pathway. More than 1000 stones mark the walls. Tree stump shaped into a stool in centre for restful contemplation. Peace pole, "May Peace Prevail on Earth", in English, Finnish, German, French & Spanish. Located across the Gull River bridge on grounds of Minden Hills Museum.
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.
NORTH YORK GENERAL HOSPITAL
4001 Leslie St. | Toronto, ON | M2K 1E1
416-756-6311 (Spiritual & Religious Care)
Call to confirm availability. Indoor portable cloth labyrinth. Chartres design.
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.
OSHAWA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE
115 Grassmere Ave. (near Simcoe St. S. & Wentworth St.) | Oshawa, ON | L1H 3X7
Outdoor. Grass. Open to the public at all times. Cretan design. 7-circuit. 36 foot diameter Located in large yard south of the building. Accessible via the south end of the parking lot.
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
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.
George St. United Church, 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.
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.
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-BY-THE-LAKE ANGLICAN CHURCH
ST. FRANCIS DE SALES ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
1001 Ravenscroft Rd. | Ajax, ON | L1T 4X1
Located directly in front of church entrance.
Outdoor. Permanent. Chartres design. 11-circuit. Paving stones.
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 in the parking lot. Chartres design. Painted on asphalt.
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. 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 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.
St. Andrew-by-the-Lake Anglican Church, Toronto Island | Toronto, ON
Public. Outdoor. Not cleared in winter. Chartres design. 11-circuit. 52 foot diameter. Grass with narrow wood chip path. Tree in centre. Wildflowers and oregano around perimeter. Located on west side of St. Andrew-by-the-Lake Anglican Church, Toronto Island.
Directions: Take ferry to Centre Island, proceed across Manitou Bridge, then walk east along the lagoon until you reach the church.
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.
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.
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.
TEDDY BEAR BED AND BREAKFAST
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 walks from November to May, on the first Sunday of the month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 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/adult-education/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 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.
Photo credits: Top photo by Ken Hoyle, Drone photo by John Tran Photography
TRINITY SQUARE PARK
UITWAAIEN NATUR GARDD A DRYSFA
129 Fairview Rd. | Kingston, ON | K7M 3B2
email@example.com (Anthony Papi)
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.
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.
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.
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
see MANTHEI, IMMIE