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Elizabeth Street Pumphouse

The pumphouse is located in Forty Mile Creek Park on Lake Ontario and has an airconditioned hall available for rental.  It is  24’ x 40’ and holds 70 - 80 people depending upon the configuration. 



QEW exit 71, Grimsby (Ontario Street) Ontario Street north Left on Olive Street Right on Elizabeth Street and follow north to the driveway at the end of the street Parking lot is on the right at the Pumphouse.


GAMRU, Grimsby marine rescue needs volunteer crew members.� Call 905-945-3087 or go to the Grimsby pumphouse any Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm. � Lakeside Pumphouse Artists meet Wednesdays at the Pumphouse from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.� New members are welcome.� Please call 905-945-3332. Yoga Sukha classes with Audrey Gajic takes place at the Pumphouse YogaDirectoryCanada.com


"Constructed in 1905, this municipal waterworks facility was in continuous use until the early 1990s.� The pump house site is the location of the Battle of the Forty which took place on June 8, 1813; a historical plaque commemorates the event."� A Tour of Grimsby’s Designated Heritage Sites The Elizabeth Street Waterworks is an excellent example of a 20th century waterworks facility.� The building was constructed of brick and shows an asymmetrical composition of Romanesque character.� Replaced by a new waterworks in 1998, the building locally known as the Pumphouse, was partially restored by the town and the Historical Society for public use.


There are about 1.7 km of trails tracing the banks of Forty Mile Creek at its mouth.� The greenways are contained within the Forty Mile Creek Park which is north of Olive Street and Lake Street, and just east of Elizabeth Street.

Adjacent Land Uses

Forty Mile Creek Park

Further Information

http://niagaraculturaltourism.com/grimsbypumphouse.html "Door's Open Niagara". Note that this was a past openhouse and these hours are no longer valid. Grimsby Heritage Advisory Committee (GHAC). A Tour of Grimsby’s Designated Heritage Sites.� Brochure available online, or at the following three locations.� Call ahead for hours and availability:�� � http://www.tourismniagara.com/gateway_niagara.html - - "Gateway Niagara Information Centre" Grimsby Historical Society located at the Carnegie Commons Building.� Call for availability.� They can be reached by phone or for a visit on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 am to 12 noon – or by appointment.http://www.town.grimsby.on.ca/Maps/town-of-grimsby.html - - "Town of Grimsby municipal office" at 160 Livingston Avenue, open from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm��� (905) 945-9634��� Available in a pamphlet rack located across from the receptionist's desk.�

Ownership & Management

Town of Grimsby


Elizabeth Street Pumphouse
477 Elizabeth Street
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 3K9


(905) 945-1288

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude 43.20432760330
Longitude -79.55353944330
UTM easting 617508.00
UTM northing 4784521.00


Town of Grimsby
Recreation Facilities and Culture
Peach King Centre (Arena), 162 Livingston Avenue
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 4G3
Tel (905) 945-1288
Fax (905) 945-908
Email batkinson@town.grimsby.on.ca

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