|Smaller rural Manitoba communities offer a quality of life that is unsurpassed anywhere else in North America. Whether people are considering the slower pace of lifestyle, the great outdoor recreation opportunities, the cleaner environment, the superior quality and learning environment of the smaller rural schools, the lower cost of living, or lower crime rate, Gladstone Manitoba is the ideal community to raise a family or for seniors to enjoy their golden years.
While benefiting from all the qualities of a small community, Gladstone is located along the Yellowhead Trans-Canada Highway #16 which allows reliable access to services only available in larger urban centres such as Brandon, Portage and Winnipeg.
People raising a family will find Gladstone an attractive community to live in. Gladstone offers all the necessary services needed for children, including licensed day-care, a nursery school, and an elementary and secondary school with low student to teacher ratios. The community offers a variety of children's activities; from the playgrounds and heated community pool, to organized and recreational sports and activities. The rural Manitoba lifestyle offers safety and security for your family, and a cleaner environment for your children to play and grow.
People who have endured the rat race of larger urban centres for their entire working life can find refuge in small rural Manitoba communities, and Gladstone offers one of the best locations in Manitoba for retired people to enjoy their retirement years. Whether retirement means a quiet life in the country, or an active lifestyle full of community spirit, Gladstone offers seniors the ideal location for a high quality of life. Gladstone also offers a multitude of services for seniors, including a hospital and clinic, seniors housing, a full pharmacy, and senior support groups. Gladstone is also designated as an "Age Friendly Community" by the Province of Manitoba. Here is a link to the Manitoba Age Friendly site http://www.agefriendlymanitoba.ca. Because Gladstone is located along the Yellowhead Trans-Canada Highway #16, seniors have good reliable access to the medical services available in larger urban centres. And since Gladstone is centrally located in the province, specialized medical care is never far away.
Gladstone would like to extend an invitation for you to come and visit our community and see for yourself the wonderful quality of life we have to offer.