The Barrie Area is one of the fastest growing regions in Canada! It offers many of the amenities which larger cites possess yet can boast lifestyle choices to fit every taste. The Barrie Area is located only moments away from popular ski resorts, beautiful Lake Simcoe, beaches, phenomenal dining and shopping experiences, and cottage country. The Barrie Area is truly a community for all seasons! You can enjoy theatre, golfing, boating, skiing and cycling. We are located approximately 45 minutes north of Toronto, yet we are on the doorstep to some of the best and most renowned cottage country in Ontario!
The Barrie Area is one of the fastest growing regions in Canada! It offers many of the amenities which larger cites possess yet can boast lifestyle choices to fit every taste. The Barrie Area is located only moments away from popular ski resorts, beautiful Lake Simcoe, beaches, phenomenal dining and shopping experiences, and cottage country.
The Barrie Area has a wide variety of public and private educational organizations from local Daycares to Post-Secondary Institutes throughout our area. The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is one of the largest public school boards in Ontario, governing the areas of public educational institutes.
Theatre & Arts
The Barrie Area has a very predominant theatre, live music and performing arts community with world class facilities. These facilities are conveniently located in Barrie’s downtown core, the Barrie campus of Georgian College and throughout our area.
Sports & Recreation
Barrie and surrounding areas has a tremendous amount of sports and recreational activities for the entire community. From the Barrie Colts to the Barrie Baycats Baseball team that add excitement to the city for home games. There are numerous of Sports/Recreation facilities and Sports Complex’s conveniently located in the community.
Here are hundreds of restaurants in the Barrie Area. Choose from any number of restaurant options from a fine dining experience that leaves your taste buds begging for more, to a fun and friendly grill serving great food and atmosphere.
Barrie and neighbouring communities have the advantage of being one hour north of Toronto and the nearby United States but also just over an hour south of the famous Cottage Country regions.
Barrie and surrounding areas are some of the fastest growing areas in the province and the country. They have a tremendous amount of appeal with the small town charm and the amenities of a big city. Since Barrie became a city in 1853 the city has continued to multiple each year.
Barrie and surrounding areas have conveniently located banking institutions. In each end of the city of Barrie are banks located (north and south end) as well as in the downtown core to serve you better.
Within the city of Barrie and its surrounding areas, there is a tremendous amount of cultural diversity. In recent years Barrie has become a much larger city, therefore attracting various ethnicities to the community