Bus Programme

Local Busing Service

Ridley College provides morning bus service from Grimsby, Beamsville, Stoney Creek, Niagara-on-the-Lake, and St. Catharines. We make every effort to ensure that our routes are as efficient as possible and provide the shortest ride time for each student. Currently, we offer two morning bus runs Monday through Friday, starting the first day of school in September. Afternoon bus service is not offered at this time.
Current Year Information

First Child $1,200, second and subsequent children $600
Payment: your child’s student account will be charged monthly from September through June.
Pick up points have been selected where there is parking available for vehicles to wait for the bus. Lower School students will be dropped off adjacent to Lower School where they will be met by a teacher Monday through Thursdays. On Fridays, students will be dropped off at the Upper School in front of the Chapel where they will be met by a teacher. Upper School students will be dropped off beside the Iggulden Gym or the Upper School front circle depending on the route they’re on.

Current and new riders must register for the bus programme.

Morning Bus Service - Routes

List of 2 items.

  • Route 1 – Niagara-on-the-Lake/Port Dalhousie/North St. Catharines

    7:25 am – 284 Mary Street, Butler Grill Parking Lot, Niagara on the Lake
    7:42 am – North End Plaza, Lakeshore & Geneva, St. Catharines
    7:48 am – 201 Main Street Port Dalhousie Lion’s Club, Port Dalhousie
  • Route 2 – Stoney Creek/Grimsby/Beamsville

    7:25 am – 518 Fruitland Rd, Edgewater Manor Restaurant, Stoney Creek
    7:33 am – Casablanca and QEW, Boston Pizza Parking Lot, Grimsby
    7:40 am - #8 and Wentworth Dr, Shoppers Drug Mart Plaza, Grimsby
    7:45 am - #8 and Arrowhead Drive, Mountainview Christian Reformed Church Parking Lot, Grimsby
    7:50 am – Ontario and Green Lane Rd, Sobeys Parking Lot, Beamsville

Upcoming Year Information

Refer to the current year information as a general guideline for pricing and pick up locations. The College intends to keep Route 1 and Route 2. Depending on the number of registrants, cost is subject to change, the number of stops and location of stops is also subject to change. 
Families are expected to commit to the bus programme for the full academic year; fees are non refundable and non transferable. 

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P.O. Box 3013, 2 Ridley Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7C3 Canada 905 684 1889
With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only   co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.