Find house and apartment rentals in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Northern Ontario’s third largest city is one of the oldest settlements in the continent. Situated on the St. Marys River, the Sault (“Soo”) is home to approximately 75,000 residents.
Recreation, Arts and Culture in Sault Ste. Marie
Find Sault Ste. Marie rental housing and you’ll be able to enjoy a number of recreational activities.
• Art Gallery of Algoma (AGA) – the AGA boasts a permanent collection of approximately 5,000 pieces with a Canadian and regional focus. Featured artists include Carl Beam, Franklin Carmichael, AJ Casson, AY Jackson, JEH MacDonald, Norval Morrisseau, FH Varley, Jack Bush, Rita Letendre, Edward Steichen, Barbara Hepworth, Robert Motherwell, Helen Frankenthaler and more.
• Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre – enjoy more than 30 aircraft displays, two theatres, flight simulators, and interactive children’s activities. The heritage centre is nestled in a historic waterfront hangar that once housed Ontario Provincial Air Service.
• Sault Ste. Marie Museum – since 1983 the Sault Ste. Marie and 49th Field Regiment Historical Society Museum has collected, preserved, studied and exhibited artifacts that showcase the history and development of the Sault and its outlying areas.
• Bellevue Park – the city’s main park sprawls across 17 hectares. The park features a large playground, 2.4 kilometres of asphalt walkway, a greenhouse and numerous natural attractions.
Education in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Students can find apartments and houses for rent in Sault Ste. Marie near the city’s post-secondary institutions:
• Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology – each year Sault College offers full- and part-time programs to more than 4,500 students. Students can choose from post-secondary, apprenticeship, continuing education, adult retraining, and contract training courses in a variety of areas. These areas include culinary, aviation, plumbing, business, community services, engineering, health, justice and more.
• Algoma University – Ontario’s smallest university is nestled in the heart of the Great Lakes. Since 1964 the university has grown gradually, maintaining its edge of small class sizes – with no more than 65 students. Registrants can pick from a wide offering of programs, including Anishinaabemowin (Objibwe language), community development, computer science, business, fine arts, law, music, psychology, political science and more.
Transportation in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Those working or renting in Sault Ste. Marie can use Sault Transit Services to travel throughout the city. Residents with physical disabilities can apply to use the Parabus curb-to-curb transit service, which runs daily. Seniors and other individuals with special needs can take advantage of the Community Bus, which runs five days a week.
• Sault Ste. Marie Airport – The international airport connects Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma with other parts of Canada and the world. Destinations include Toronto, North Bay, Ottawa, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Varadero and Punta Cana. The airport also plays host to flight-training programs for Sault College and Soo Aviation flying school.