Ontario’s Fastest Growing City

Sitting on the west shore of Lake Simcoe, with a population of over 145,544 and lining Kempenfelt Bay, Barrie is a beautiful waterfront city in the midst of a huge growth. Known for it’s Park trails and proximity to skiing and beaches – Barrie has something for everyone. Filled with culture, a bustling downtown scene, and plenty of shopping to go alongside nature, people tend to plant roots in Barrie. With the motto of “Get Out & Play”, you can rest in knowing you’re joining a community that doesn’t take itself too seriously, and loves a good time.

What to do

  • 741 acres of parkland
  • Home to the Barrie Colts OHL Team
  • Large waterfront views & activities
  • Features many festivals, including;
    Kempenfest, Promenade Days, Ribfest, Illuminate Barrie, Santa Claus Parade & More


  • Georgian College Facility
  • Close to Lakehead University
  • 27+ Public Schools
  • 4+ Privates Schools
  • 16+ Religion – Based Schools
  • 2+ Prep – Schools