Tours
Ontario Shores welcomes families, schools, corporate groups and the general public to take a tour of our facilities. We can arrange specialized tours to meet your interests.

Tour Highlights

Tours can be customized to your specific interests. Some highlights may include:
  • Patient care unit(s)
  • Recreational spaces (gym, games room)
  • Library
  • Cafeterias
  • The Conference Place
  • Optional videos
  • and more...

How to Book a Tour

Please book your tour three weeks in advance. Tours can be booked using your preferred method:

Additional Details

  • Maximum of 30 participants per tour request — with 10-12 participants per tour guide
  • Please arrive five minutes early to meet your tour guide
  • Tours start in the Centre Lobby, Main Entrance, Building #5
  • Please provide 48 hours notice for tour cancellations
  • Permission is required for photography, filming and/or video recording, and should be requested when tour arrangements are being made
  • Paid parking is available at $3.50 per hour - Coins and credit cards accepted.

How to Cancel a Tour

To cancel or reschedule a tour please, email tours@ontarioshores.ca or call 800.341.6323 ext. 4880.

Tour Guides

There is an application and interview process to become a tour guide, and guides receive in-depth training.
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EMS Group
Durham Region Emergency Medical Services (EMS): In the fall of 2013, Ontario Shores welcomed over 300 Durham Region paramedics over the course of three months to receive a facility tour and orientation.

Class of '63
Class of '63: In 1963, the group of women pictured above graduated from the School of Nursing at Ontario Shores, then known as Ontario Hospital, Whitby. On Saturday, September 21 they returned for a 50th reunion and a tour of the modern facility.

Tour Guides
Ontario Shores Tour Guides: Between January 1 and November 1, 2013, Ontario Shores tour guides conducted 111 tours of the facility for over 953 people.