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St. Catharines, ON

Young Drivers of Canada - MTO Approved St. Catharines Driving School

Here are some helpful ways to find our classroom when you're traveling!

Our St. Catharines classroom is located at 164 Niagara St, on the east side between Welland Ave and the QEW. We are located directly across the street from Gillian Place, beside Canadian Foot Clinic.

The closest intersection form our St. Catharines classroom is Niagara St and Manning.

If you are traveling by bus to our classroom, here is what you need to know:

  • Monday - Friday: Leaving from Platform "B" Downtown terminal take the #7
  • Saturday & Sunday: Leaving from Platform "B" Downtown terminal take the #117
  • Within 5 to 10 minute walk from the classroom is Subway, Tim Horton's and Duff's Pizzeria

Most effective Defensive Driver Training course in St. Catharines

Young Drivers of Canada has a philosophy when it comes to collisions, which is that 'accidents' are predictable and preventable. What this translates to is that the majority of the consequences of an crash can be avoided, including fatalities, injuries and specifically, insurance claims. Young Drivers of Canada implements this strategy in their course curriculum by providing their Collisionfree!™ Approach to driving program.

YD is proud to have the most highly trained and professional driving instructors in Ontario

Through this approach, Young Drivers of Canada teaches its students effective seeing habits and how to predict and avoid any potential hazards experienced on a day to day basis when driving. Students are put through situations that can be seen as high risk with their instructors and are taught to identify those risks. More importantly, correction and ultimately better driving skills incorporating the Collisionfree!™ principles are learned for application on the roads for a lifetime.

Our resources are modern and state-of-the-art so that YOU benefit the most

The Collisionfree!™ program is delivered through a variety of learning platforms including classroom instruction, one-on-one in-car and video instruction. This varied means of teaching students ensures that students are prepared and given the proper skills to stay collision free.



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Available Start Dates


YD offers many flexible course dates, find a learning schedule that works for you. Use the button below to see our full course listing or get started right now with an upcoming class.

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  • Defensive Driving: YD programs include defensive driving, evasive maneuvers, emergency braking and swerving, and head-on and rear-crash collision avoidance.
  • Best Insurance Discounts: No other driving school can offer better insurance savings to newly licensed drivers after course completion.
  • Since 1970: 1.3 million new drivers trained across Canada. All YD instructors are re-trained annually, ensuring they're always up-to-date.
  • In-Class: All YD classrooms are conveniently located, offer a clean, comfortable, air-conditioned atmosphere, with state-of-the-art equipment.
  • In-Car: Each lesson is one-on-one and customized. With expert knowledge of terrain and areas, we know where and how to train to gain the most experience.
  • Online: Convenient online programs can be done on your device at your own pace. It's easy to use, engaging and effective.
Full Courses In Class
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YD Quick Start Beginner Driver Education Course 15 10 - $799.00 Select
YOUNG DRIVERS of Canada Novice Automatic Driver Training Course 20 10 - $799.00 Select
YD-Auto with Extended Road Test 20 13.75 $1,025.00 Select

Full Courses

YD Quick Start Beginner Driver Education Course
YOUNG DRIVERS of Canada Novice Automatic Driver Training Course
YD-Auto with Extended Road Test
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Young Drivers St. Catharines Location



 St. Catharines Classroom Location

QUICKstart - Enrol Today, Start Today!

At Young Drivers of Canada – Pay Today, Start Today! With our Quick Start Beginner Driver Education Course, you can still take advantage of a reduced G1 probation period and save on insurance but you don’t have to wait until the next course start date. With registration and payment you will have access to Young Drivers of Canada’s exclusive, online e-learning program. So Don’t wait! Enrol Today, Start Today!

FLEX Program

Want to start driving but your schedule is very, very busy? Young Drivers of Canada has the solution! Our Flex Program will allow you to start a Beginner Driver Education Course immediately beginning with our Online E-Learning Program that you can work on at any time, anywhere! We can work with you and your schedule to create your own Flexible Classroom schedules for you as long as you complete your Beginner Driver Education course in one year or less. Don’t wait! Start Today!