Four boards operate schools in the city: the Lambton Kent District School Board, the St. Clair Catholic District School Board, the Conseil scolaire catholique de Providence, and the Conseil scolaire Viamonde. Examples of schools in the city include Confederation Elementary, Errol Road Elementary, Hannah Memorial Elementary, Alexander Mackenzie Secondary School, Great Lakes Secondary School, Holy Trinity Elementary, St. Anne Elementary, St. Patrick’s Catholic High School, and École élémentaire Les Rapides. Private school options are also available. Lambton College is the main post-secondary institution in the city and offers programs in business, design, languages, health sciences, technology, and community services. Other post-secondary options can be found in nearby communities.
Stones ‘N Bones Museum has a collection of over 6,000 objects including fossils, historical artifacts, gemstones, minerals, shells, butterflies and insects, wildlife specimens from around the world, and Native Canadian tools and artifacts. The onsite gift shop has a variety of unique items for purchase such as handmade goods, toys, books, and jewelry. The Wawanosh Conservation Area has a 2.5 kilometre nature trail along a marshy wetland area. Many varieties of plants, birds, mammals, fish, and amphibians can be found here, and it is a popular spot for many migratory waterfowl. The trail leads to a higher area, which provides fantastic views of the wetlands.