Travel & Accommodations

 Shuttle service between Pearson Airport and Trent University is available from Century Transportation   To obtain their corporate rate, call them directly (the corporate rate isn’t available through on-line booking; 1-800-465-5987 or 705-748-3961), or email Patricia MacAlpine (patriciama@centurytransportation.ca).  Be sure to mention the CSSS conference when you phone/email.  The corporate rate for a one-way, single passenger trip between the airport and Trent inclusive of taxes is $102.  Reduced rates are available when 2 or more passengers are traveling together.

 

Directions to Trent’s Symons Campus  in Peterborough, Ontario

peterborough map

From Toronto

  • Take Highway 401 east to Highway 35/115
  • Follow Highway 115 north
  • At Peterborough, exit at The Parkway
  • Continue on The Parkway until it ends at Clonsilla Avenue
  • Turn right (east) at Clonsilla Avenue
  • Clonsilla Avenue will become Charlotte Street
  • Follow Charlotte Street into downtown Peterborough
  • Turn left (north) at Water Street immediately following the clock tower (Market Hall)
  • Continue north on Water Street for 6.5km
  • Turn right on Nassau Mills Road
  • Turn left on West Bank Drive for Conference Services, Blackburn Hall, Bata Library, Athletics Building, Champlain College, Lady Eaton College, and the Bookstore
  • Turn right at East Bank Drive for the Science Complex, Wenjack Theatre, Gzowski College, Otonabee College and the DNA Building (Nassau Mills Road becomes River Road)

From Ottawa

  • Follow Highway 7 west (Lansdowne Street) to George Street
  • Turn right (north) on George Street immediately following the Peterborough Memorial Centre
  • Follow George Street as it turns right into Water Street at Sherbrooke Street
  • Continue north on Water Street for approximately 7km
  • Turn right on Nassau Mills Road
  • Turn left on West Bank Drive for Conference Services, Blackburn Hall, Bata Library, Athletics Building, Champlain College, Lady Eaton College, and the Bookstore
  • Turn right at East Bank Drive for the Science Complex, Wenjack Theatre, Gzowski College, Otonabee College and the DNA Building (Nassau Mills Road becomes River Road)

Detour Map for East Bank of Trent Campus June 2017

 

Parking Instructions Canadian Soil Sciences:  June 10th – 16th

  1. Please stop at the pay and display booth, located in the “U” lot, 1 Gzowski Way, Peterborough ON K9J 8S6

  1. Press the yellow “code” button, then enter the following code: 016D175076
  2. Press the green button with the check mark
  3. The code will take a moment to process (watch the screen for confirmation)
  4. Press the green check button again, to print your parking pass
  5. Display the parking pass on your dash with the date and time facing up
  6. If you require assistance, please call our Guest Services mobile number 705-740-3791

CSSS 2017 Accommodations Information

Note: Pricing below does not include taxes. Be sure to mention ‘CSSS 2017 conference’ when booking

Quality Inn Peterborough: $79.00; includes breakfast

Holiday Inn Peterboroughvarious room types available;  $135.00 to $175.00

Best Western: $124.95; includes breakfast

Peterborough Inn and Suites$99.99; includes breakfast

Trent Campus – Gzowski College:  Dormitory-style accommodation; $73.00; includes breakfast

Note – the hotels listed above are located up to 11 km away from Trent University.   Free parking will be provided for all CSSS conference attendees, and there is a bus route that links downtown and the university (George Street North route) that runs every 40 minutes on weekdays. Check the Peterborough Transit website for more details.