Named after a fishing town in England, Whitby is located east of Toronto on the northern shore of Lake Ontario. Often referred to as “Durham’s Business Centre,” Whitby is experiencing a booming economy and increase in population. If you enjoy sports, you should consider apartment rentals in Whitby where you can visit the Iroquois Park Sports Centre. Located on 50 acres of parkland, it is the largest recreation facility in Canada that is operated and owned municipally. The complex includes 6 tennis courts, 5 baseball diamonds, soccer pitch, 6 ice surface, meeting and banquet rooms, food court, licensed restaurant, elite athletic training facilities and a large stadium arena. If you rent an apartment in Whitby, you will also be close to the Port Whitby Marina – one of the largest harbours on Lake Ontario. Whitby also features many beautiful heritage buildings such as the Centennial Building built in the 1850s that add character to the community.