Alderwood is a well established family oriented neighbourhood situated in the south-west part of Toronto.
This neighbourhood is bordered on the west by the Etobicoke Creek Valley and to the east by light industry which includes corporate giants such as Chrysler Canada Ltd. and Domtar Packaging.
The Sherway Gardens Shopping Centre is an upscale shopping retreat with all the high-end designer stores. It offers a wide variety of shopping, dining and relaxation. Alderwood Pool offers Aqua Tot, Aqua Quest and Aqua Fit programs as well as Bronze Cross, snorkelling, recreational swims and Junior Lifeguard programs. Alderwood Public Library offers children's and adult programming. The Horner Avenue Senior's Centre, offers workshops, information centres and special events. Etobicoke Valley Park located along the north-west border of Alderwood, is the finishing point for the Etobicoke Creek Interpretive Trail, a 2.5 kilometre trail which begins at the Marie Curtis Park on the shore of Lake Ontario.
Bus service on Browns Line and Evans and Horner Avenues connects passengers to the Long Branch Go Transit and TTC station located on Lakeshore Boulevard. Motorists can reach downtown Toronto in approximately twenty minutes via Lakeshore Boulevard and the Gardiner Expressway. Commuters heading out of the city have convenient access to the Highway 427 North on-ramps at Browns Line and Evans Avenue and the Queen Elizabeth Way on-ramp off Evans Avenue.