Schools in the city are operated by the Hastings & Prince Edward District School Board and the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board. Schools in Belleville include Hillcrest Elementary School, Parkdale Public Elementary School, Queen Victoria Elementary School, Harmony Public School, Susanna Moodie Elementary School, Foxboro Public School, Centennial Secondary School, Moira Secondary School, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School, Holy Rosary Catholic School, Nicholson Catholic College, and St. Theresa Catholic Secondary School. Private school options are also available.
Post-secondary options in the area include Academy of Learning College and Loyalist College. Other options can be found in nearby communities and include First Nations Technical Institute, St. Lawrence College, KLC College, Smith School of Business, and Trillium College.
Promise Land Family Fun Farm is located just outside of Belleville and is an interactive farm and petting zoo featuring peacocks, goats, llamas, donkeys, miniature horses, ducks, pigs, and many other animals. The 10-acre farm also has a number of play areas for kids, as well as an onsite food truck offering snacks like hot dogs, fries, and ice cream.
The Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre offers a variety of amenities, including four ice rinks, an aquatic centre, a gymnasium, an indoor track, a senior centre, a youth drop-in room, three fitness studios, a public lounge area, and a multipurpose room. Activities at the centre include swimming, hockey, ice skating, yoga, aerobics, track and field, and personal training.