Whether you are a long-time resident, or new to our community, Lansdowne offers a variety of enticing options for living and playing. As the service hub for a large rural area, Lansdowne provides many of the amenities needed to enrich daily living. Many fun-filled events, both in the village of Lansdowne, and in the surrounding community can be enjoyed by folks of all ages. A wide array of recreational programs can be found in the current Recreation and Leisure Services Guide. Expansive recreational facilities are located at Jerry Park, in the heart of the village. Lansdowne is an ideal location for water enthusiasts who can find lots to do on the St. Lawrence River, just minutes south of Lansdowne, or travel north to Charleston Lake and Charleston Lake Provincial Park.
Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands – Municipal Office, Public Works Garage and Fire Services Station 1
Under the leadership of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Township Departments work together to provide services for the residents of our historic, rural communities. The Municipal Office, Public Works Garage and Fire Services Station 1 are located at 1233 Prince St, at the north end of the village.
Phone: 613-659-2415 | Toll Free: 1-866-220-2327
Monday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Thursday 9:00pm – 4:30pm
Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm
St Lawrence District Medical Centre
A modern health care facility with top notch professionals offer quality family health care and services in an efficient and timely manner within a comfortable and caring environment. Our Vision: Modern Healthcare – Old Fashioned Caring
Monday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Leeds and Thousand Islands Library – Lansdowne Branch
The Leeds and Thousand Islands Public Library has three branches located within the township borders. These branches offer and share a wide range of materials and services through a comprehensive website. The Lansdowne Branch is located at 1 Jessie St and is housed in the Lansdowne Community Building. Come visit and access a huge collection of books, videos, magazines and many other services.
Monday 1:30pm – 6:00pm
Tuesday 1:30pm – 6:00pm
Wednesday 9:30am – 6:00pm
Thursday 1:30pm – 6:00pm
Friday 12:30pm – 4:30pm
Saturday 10:30am – 1:30pm
Leeds and Thousand Islands Public Archives
The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands has a rich history. Artifacts, documents, photos and even home movies and videos have been placed in our Public Archives to highlight and to share this history with residents and visitors. These historic items are housed in the former Escott Town Hall, in the hamlet of Escott just east of Lansdowne on Hwy #2.
Do you have information about the settlement and early families of our township? Use the contact information below to discuss the historic value of your items, and how you can preserve our history.
Thursdays 1:00pm – 8:00pm, or by appointment.
Recreation & Leisure
Looking for opportunities to be active, physically fit, and have fun? Check out the sports programs and leisure activities that are available through the Township.
Need some equipment to try out a new sport? Visit the Leeds and Thousand Islands Public Library, Lansdowne Branch to borrow some items. All you need is your library card!
Recreation & Leisure Website
Recreation & Leisure Calendar
Recreation & Leisure Services Guide
Day Use Parks in Our Township
Jerry Park Sports Facility, Day Use Park – Lansdowne
Check out the amenities located at Jerry Park in Lansdowne – sports fields, splash pad, playground,
tennis courts, winter skating rink.
Kendrick’s Park, Day Use Park – Lyndhurst
Did you know that this park has free admission to all TLTI residents? Beach, picnic areas, pavilion, washrooms.
Charleston Lake Provincial Park
Ready to take a weekend and go camping? The park hosts three campgrounds, hiking trails, boat launch, day use beach and picnic area.
Launch your boat at the Outlet Boat Ramp and take a tour of beautiful Charleston Lake. You can also launch your boat at the Ivy Lea Boat Ramp (smaller boats and no trailer parking facilities) and take a tour of the mighty St Lawrence River.
Schools in the Community
As residents of the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands (TLTI), students have several school options.
Located within the village of Lansdowne is the public elementary school, Thousand Islands Elementary School (Grades JK to 6). St Joseph’s Catholic School (Grades JK to 8) is located in Gananoque. Gananoque Intermediate and Secondary School (grades 7-12) is also located in Gananoque. Bussing is provided for students to attend these schools.
School Options & Contact Information
Utilities, Water & Sewer, Wells & Septic
TLTI provides the village of Lansdowne with water and sewer services. All other utilities are provided by third parties.
If you are located outside the village, it is the owner’s responsibility to protect the fresh water well and septic system on his/her property. Maintaining and operating these features ensures safe drinking water and a properly functioning septic system. Licensed septic system installers are noted on the website listed below.
Free bacteria testing for residential wells is available through the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Health Unit.
Water & Sewer, Wells & Septic, & Utility Providers
Garbage & Recycling
Residents are required to take their household garbage and recycling to the nearest waste site, unless you live within the village of Lansdowne boundaries, in which case you have curbside pick up. Pick up outside of the village can also be arranged.
- Household garbage must be bagged in clear garbage bags and tagged.
- Lansdowne has a very efficient recycling program.
Waste Sites and Hours of Operation
The Township has 3 waste site locations:
530 Eden Grove Road
Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
104 Turk Rock Road
Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
227 Escott-Rockport Road
Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday
Please note waste sites are for Township residents only and are closed on holidays.
Events in the Community
Township Events Calendar
Telephone & Internet Services
Lansdowne Rural Telephone Company (LRTC) is located in the village of Lansdowne. Lansdowne Tel offers up-to-date telephone and high speed internet service within a 20 km radius of the village. Call today for more information.
9:00am – 5:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm
New to the Lansdowne Community
If you are new to this friendly Lansdowne Community or are considering a move to this beautiful area, take a look at these informative sites: