About Us – How to Get Here

Pembroke Waterfront Campus at sunset - on page About Us - Directions to the Pembroke Waterfront CampusOur beautiful Waterfront Campus is surrounded by scenic countryside, forests, lakes and rivers–the perfect location for some of the most exhilarating outdoor programs on earth.  We are located in the City of Pembroke, approximately 140 km. northwest of downtown Ottawa.  Our programs cover a wide variety of full and part-time offerings in Business, Technology, Health, and Community Studies.

Join us and learn first-hand the advantages of studying at a smaller campus where we offer our students exceptional learning opportunities and a friendly, supportive environment. 

For your personal tour of Algonquin College’s Pembroke Waterfront Campus call 613-735-4700, book online, or email YourFuture@algonquincollege.com.  Directions to the Pembroke Waterfront Campus are below.

Learn the story of how the Waterfront Campus project came to be.


How to Get Here

Get detailed directions from your location @ Google Maps

Driving Directions to Pembroke Campus:

From Ottawa:

  1. Travel west on Hwy 417 for approximately one-and-a-half hours.
  2. Turn right at the intersection of Highway 17 and 41 on to Paul Martin Drive. Paul Martin Drive turns into River Road.
  3. Turn left on to Mackay Street and continue to Pembroke Street.
  4. Turn left onto Pembroke St. East.  Continue until Frank Nighbor St
  5. Turn right and continue to the north end of the street to the traffic lights.
  6. Continue through lights – Frank Nighbor Street becomes College Way.  The college is located at 1 College Way.

From Toronto:

  1. Travel east on Hwy 401.
  2. Exit 401 at Napanee and follow Hwy 41 to Pembroke.  Approximately a 2 1/2 hour drive from Napanee.
  3. Highway 41 becomes Paul Martin Drive which then turns into River Road.
  4. Turn left onto Mackay Street and follow to Pembroke Street.
  5. Turn left onto Pembroke St. East.  Continue until Frank Nighbor St
  6. Turn right and continue to the north end of the street to the traffic lights.
  7. Continue through lights – Frank Nighbor Street becomes College Way.  The college is located at 1 College Way.

From Sudbury:

  1. Travel East on Hwy 17. Pembroke is approximately a 4 hour drive from Sudbury.
  2. Turn left at the intersection Hwy 17 and 41 on to Paul Martin Drive. Paul Martin Drive turns into River Road.
  3. Turn left onto Mackay Street and follow to Pembroke Street.
  4. Turn left onto Pembroke St. East.  Continue until Frank Nighbor St
  5. Turn right and continue to the north end of the street to the traffic lights.
  6. Continue through lights – Frank Nighbor Street becomes College Way.  The college is located at 1 College Way.

IN PEMBROKE: Click here  for the Google map of downtown Pembroke–see how to get to our campus, and check out photos of our facility and labs.