Peterborough is a city on the Otonabee River in Ontario, Canada. Peterborough is known as the gateway to the Kawarthas, “cottage country”, a large recreational region of the province.
Peterborough and the Kawarthas offer several attractions. The region is host to an array of museums, cultural exhibitions, indoor and outdoor galleries and theatres, Aboriginal heritage attractions and historical sites, as well as an arts community.
Peterborough has many sports and recreational opportunities.
Peterborough’s junior level hockey team, the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League, were established in 1956 and have become the longest continuously operating team in the league.
The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPRDSB) is the public English language school board that serves the local area. The Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board is the Separate English language school board for the region. It presently operates 33 elementary schools and five secondary schools. Of these, nine elementary and two secondary schools operate within the city.