Offering an active and supportive retirement lifestyle in Collingwood.
Located in beautiful Collingwood, Chartwell Balmoral is a well-established retirement residence featuring seniors’ apartments and offering a complete continuum of care, including independent living and assisted living services. Our retirement home is well known for our superb state-of-the-art amenities, quality care services, engaging recreational experiences, and great customer service. As soon as you walk through our doors, you'll be embraced by our welcoming, vibrant atmosphere and the palpable sense of community shared by our residents and staff.
The independent and supportive lifestyle you desire
Our inviting retirement community features a selection of well-appointed suite layouts, including studio, one-bedroom, one-bedroom-plus-den, and two-bedroom suites, all featuring kitchenettes. We also offer seniors’ apartments with full kitchens and in-suite laundry!
In addition to a variety of accommodations, we provide three delicious and nutritious meals per day, housekeeping, medication management, optional social and leisure experiences, as well as a variety of personalized care services—empowering you to enjoy the active, fulfilling, and flexible retirement lifestyle you deserve. We're pet friendly too!
Location, location, location
Just a few steps away from Black Ash Creek and the area's extensive series of recreational trails, there is plenty to discover in our neighbourhood. When you aren't taking in beautiful lake vistas or getting some exercise in the great outdoors, you can take advantage of nearby amenities, such as retail shopping, liquor stores, coffee shops, and restaurants. Our residence is also mere minutes from historic downtown Collingwood and a short drive from Blue Mountain Ski Resort and miles of sandy beaches, offering plenty of opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation all year long.
The dining experience
At Chartwell, our menus have been developed to appeal to a wide range of tastes, whether you prefer traditional classics like prime rib with Yorkshire pudding or international dishes like butter chicken. You’ll always have the option to try our seasonally-inspired daily special or choose from our à la carte menu. Our bistro is open 24/7 offering fresh snacks and a selection of teas and coffee.
Activities and amenities
At the heart of our residence is our extraordinary 12,000 square foot recreation centre. It features a fitness room with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, a soothing yoga room with a fireplace, a heated indoor saltwater pool perfect for Aquafit, an indoor golf simulator and putting green, and a greenhouse and plant nursery. We even have a dance floor!
Our monthly calendar at Chartwell Balmoral is packed with fun, educational, and engaging activities, with full-time life enrichment staff dedicated to developing, planning, and helping you navigate what’s coming up and take advantage, if you wish.
A selection of inviting suites
Whether you want a seniors’ apartment to maintain your active lifestyle, need support with your everyday living, or you’re seeking a hybrid of the two, we have options. We’ll help you discover the perfect fit between seniors’ apartments, independent living, or assisted living. Our suites and apartments range in style and size, from studio and one-bedroom layouts to one-bedroom-plus-den and two-bedroom layouts, either with kitchenettes or full kitchens.
Retirement living in Collingwood
Our retirement residence and seniors’ apartments are mere steps away from Collingwood Harbour and recreational trails, and our neighbourhood is rich in amenities that make everyday living easy. We’re close to grocery stores, liquor stores, pharmacies, restaurants, coffee shops, and Collingwood General & Marine Hospital. We also have museums, golf courses, and many parks nearby, and we are minutes from Collingwood’s downtown core, with its multitude of shops, boutiques, services, and the beautiful harbour.
Things to do in Collingwood
Welcome to Collingwood, a dream location to spend your retirement years enjoying the outdoors! Blue Mountain is a popular year-round resort offering hiking, autumn leaves, and skiing and snowshoeing. Play a round of golf at numerous courses in the area, such as Cranberry Golf Course. The Collingwood Museum is a wonderful way to explore the area’s rich shipbuilding history.
Be pampered at the beautiful Scandinavian Spa, where you can soak in thermal waters while taking in forest and mountain views. Every July, the Collingwood Music Festival brings award-winning classical, world, jazz, and Indigenous musicians to town for thrilling performances. Restaurants range from upscale seafood spots to burger joints. Many are right on the lake, so you can enjoy your meal alongside the beautiful view of Nottawasaga Bay. Join us for day trips for shopping or to visit local attractions in Creemore or Thornbury.
Shopping for retirement homes?
There are many important factors to consider when trying to find the best retirement community for yourself or a loved one. Practical considerations like location, cost and the right support or care services for your unique needs, emotional considerations like how the residence made you feel and your interactions with staff, and so much more. Read our helpful guide today for questions to ask during a tour, topics to discuss with family, and how to make a decision you can feel confident in.