The Best Places to Meet New People in Burlington

New to Burlington or just looking to meet others who live in the area? Here’s our quick list of the most popular groups and best places to meet new people in Burlington to expand your social network in the community.

“Live & Play” Community Programs

The City of Burlington offers a number of recreational programs aimed at 19+ and the 55+ age groups. There are hundreds of activities to choose from, like :

  • art studio classes
  • badminton
  • swimming
  • bridge
  • yoga
  • language lessons
  • guitar lessons
  • knitting classes
  • snooker
  • pickleball
  • dancing

You can find full programs, membership programs and even drop-in activities. Check out their site and get active in the community!

Burlington Social Dance Club

Do you love to dance? Then you should try out the Burlington Social Dance Club. They offer a number of dance classes, from ballroom to Latin. It’s a great way to have fun and meet other like-minded people while staying active. They also offer a number of free classes, so be sure to check out their website for any upcoming events.

Art Gallery of Burlington

 The Art Gallery of Burlington is another fantastic place to meet locals who enjoy art and culture. Located in downtown Burlington just steps away from the Spencer Smith Park and waterfront, the Art Gallery is free and open to the general public. There are also a number of exciting events, exhibitions and classes that happen here each year. You can view a full line up of what’s happening right here:

Newcomers Club

If you’re a woman who’s new to Burlington and would like to make new friends, the Burlington Newcomers Club can help. They offer a range of social activities that bring together women of all ages who have recently moved to the area. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in monthly socials that include a dinner, 50/50 draw, and other exciting activities. Learn more here.

BNG at the Water Street Cooker

 If you’re a business owner or executive, every Wednesday the BNG (Burlington Network Group) meets at the Water Street Cooker to enjoy breakfast overlooking Lake Ontario. This business networking group is a great place to meet other business leaders, hear guest speakers talk on a variety of topics, and to get assistance with your business or personal life. You can learn more about them here:

Burlington Runners Club at a Park

Everyone knows that running groups are really just social networks. So if you live in Burlington, you can easily meet new people at the Burlington Runners Club. This group meets at the La Salle Park every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. Find all the dates and run times here:

45+ Singles and Couples Dancing Meetup at the Royal Canadian  Branch 60

A couple of times each month you can get dressed up and get your fix of 50s and 60s music alongside a group of fun and exciting people your age. If you’re tired of the same old bar scene, this group is the perfect place to meet new friends while dancing away to songs that you’ll love.

 The Coop

 This new Burlington bar is a hot spot for the 20 and 30-somethings to meet new people their own age. This trendy tap house always has a buzz during the weekends, so head on down, grab a drink and hang out for a while – you never know who you’ll meet!

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact us at CLV Group and we’ll help you find the perfect place for you to call home. We can even offer some helpful pointers on how you can get more involved and social in your new hood.


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