Relocating to Barrie

Welcome-to-Barrie-sign-280x200The City of Barrie is a four-season destination offering year round entertainment, recreation and lifestyle.  The jewels of our City are Kempenfelt Bay and Little Lake which offer breathtaking views, walking trails, parks and a marina as well as our historic downtown core with its shops, restaurants, rich history and many special events and festivals.

Located in the heart of the Georgian Lakelands tourist area on breathtakingmolson-280x182 Kempenfelt Bay, Barrie is graced with spectacular natural surroundings.  The City offers swimmable beaches, challenging ski hills and over 90 parks that provide opportunities for biking, inline skating and trail walking.

Families here appreciate cultural attractions such as the renowned Gryphon Theatre, the MacLaren Art Centre plus the Barrie Molson Centre, a 4,200 seat multi-purpose entertainment facility and the home of the Barrie Colts OHA team.

Night-Banner-280x200Does it get any better than this? Judging by population predictions and the fact that the amount of building going on in Barrie rivals the awesome levels of the 1980s, more and more families are answering that question, “No.” The neighbouring towns of Innisfil and Wasaga Beach, which are considered part of the Greater Barrie Area, are also experiencing a building boom.