Barrie city

Barrie, Ontario - Garaga's Production Facility

The City of Barrie

  • Population: 145,000
  • 35th largest city in Canada

Barrie is a vibrant and attractive city in both the summer and winter. It has great beaches on the shores of Lake Simcoe for swimming, and numerous ski resorts for both downhill and cross-country fans are only minutes away. It is one of the youngest cities in the country, and is only one hour north of Toronto.

With over 90 parks totalling 300 hectares, there are tons of opportunities to play outdoors. The best are found along the shores of beautiful Kempenfelt Bay on Lake Simcoe. The City of Barrie provides an excellent quality of life, whether for work, education or leisure.

The City of Barrie is committed to providing excellent municipal services to its many residents. Prosperous and dynamic, it is one of the fastest growing and most beautiful lakefront cities in Ontario. Barrie is situated off highway 400, centrally located between Toronto and the breathtaking cottage country of the Muskoka Lakes region and Georgian Bay area.

Do you enjoy the theatre, arts, live music or the performing arts? Visit the Georgian Theatre, the Barrie Molson Centre or the MacLaren Art Centre.