Moving to Barrie is one of the best decisions you could ever make. As residents for over 25 years, we love this City, and the community! Let us show you what this City has to offer, and why you'll fall in love with it too.

Waterfront Fitness Stations

The Official Map of Barrie details the location of school, parks, trails and includes an enlargement of the cities waterfront.

The City continues to be one of Canada’s fastest growing and dynamic cities. Its location in proximity to the GTA allows for easy commuting, while still offering scenic wilderness and recreational activities right outside your door. This city manages to achieve an important balance; with ample parkland, a beautiful waterfront and heritage downtown, it maintains a community-minded ‘small town feeling’, yet at the same time continues to grow and prosper with all of today’s modern conveniences. With these benefits, it is not only a wonderful place to vacation, but an ideal spot to call home.

Schools

There are two major English school boards that operate inside the city at a public level. The Simcoe County District School Board administers a Public education in Barrie and Simcoe County, while the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board administers to the Catholic population and serves the Simcoe and Muskoka areas. It also has two French school boards, Le Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud and Le Conseil scolaire Viamonde. There are also several private schools both for K-8 and K-12.

Georgian College‘s main campus, has over 10,000 full-time students and approximately 25,000 part-time students.

Georgian College is home to the University Partnership Centre (UPC), which offers numerous Bachelor’s and master’s degrees from various universities including Laurentian University, York University, Nipissing University, Embry-Riddle University and Central Michigan University.

 

Population: approximately 143,000
Projected Growth Rate: 40-60% over the next 10 years
Average Temperatures: -8.1 C in January, +21.0 C in July

Housing

Living and working in Barrie means avoiding gridlock, stress and time spent commuting. No matter where you live or where you’re going, you can get there in just ten minutes.  Barrie’s lower cost of living and exceptional housing affordability earned it the number three spot on the list of Best Places to Invest in Real Estate in Canada in 2014.

Whether you’re seeking an estate home, a modest retirement bungalow, or a waterfront condo, the options are affordable and plentiful!

Things to do!

Finding something to do is never hard to do. Whatever the season, you can be sure to find an activity that suits you.

Our City is an exciting playground for the outdoor enthusiast. With over 300 hectares of scenic park space and over 90 community parks, there is always a new area to explore for those who enjoy walking, hiking, running, blading, or biking. Residents and visitors enjoy year-round festivals & events, theatre productions, waterfront features, as well as other local cultural amenities such as the MacLaren Art Centre and the Simcoe County Museum. Downtown also offers numerous recreational pursuits for all ages.

For outdoor winter fun, activities include skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, tubing, and ice fishing. As such, our region is home to more exhilarating downhill runs than anywhere else in Ontario. For some hockey action, watch future NHLers play for the Colts, as they compete in high-energy, action-packed games against teams in the Ontario Hockey League.

In the summertime, there are several golf courses to tee it up with friends, family, or colleagues. Our area also has numerous beaches including Centennial Beach, Johnson’s Beach, Minet’s Point and Tyndale Park. Each location is equipped to keep everyone entertained with playgrounds, volleyball nets, trails, fishing and more. For live sports, check out the Baycats, a minor league baseball team in the semi-pro Inter-county baseball team. There’s no better spot than our City to enjoy it all!

The City’s Recreation Department promotes activities for individuals and families to stay active and healthy. Choose from programs and activities in fitness, swimming, sports leagues, skating and more.

Royal Victoria Hospital

If you are looking for a top notch medical center, Royal Victoria Hospital is incredible.

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) provides safe, high-quality care for residents across a large geographical region including Simcoe County and the District of Muskoka.

As the largest health centre in Simcoe Muskoka, RVH provides highly specialized services, procedures and technology not found anywhere else in the region. This includes the only Interventional Radiology suites for minimally invasive surgeries, a fully-automated laboratory, cardiac care (intensive) unit, as well as dedicated trauma rooms in its large Emergency department.

RVH is also home to the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre, meaning distance is no longer a factor for residents receiving life saving cancer treatment.​

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CREA-ON data last updated at September 22, 2017 12:05 PM ET
© 2017 Canadian Real Estate Association. All rights reserved.
MLS®, REALTOR®, and the associated logos are trademarks of The Canadian Real Estate Association.
All information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate.
CREA-ON-2 data last updated at September 21, 2017 6:51 PM ET