55 Hart Drive
Barrie, ON L4N 5M3
Phone: (705) 734-9500
Fax: (705) 734-0622
The origin of Central United Church dates back to the year 1864, however, the church that we see today was built much later in 1957. Apart from the weekly prayer service, the community church also hosts concerts and other live religious events throughout the year.
Facing the tranquil waters of Lake Simcoe, the Spirit Catcher stands tall on Barrie's waterfront. Designed by Ron Baird, the Spirit Catcher is inspired by the Thunderbird, a symbol of the local community of Canada's west coast, that is featured in native legends. It was created for the Expo'86 held in Vancouver, and was transported to Barrie in 1987. The Spirit Catcher was handed over to the MacLaren Art Centre, and dedicated on September 12, 1987. This sculpture pioneered a plan of adorning the city with beautiful art pieces.
The Collier Street United Church is a catholic church located along the Collier street in downtown Barrie. This church is an important religious landmark of the city and offers various educational programs for kids and the youth. See the website to know more.
The Snow Valley Ski Area in Barrie is one of the best winter sports and recreation location in Ontario. With great facilities and activities like skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing and many more, the place also offers various school programs and training sessions for both kids and adults. Aiming to provide for a fun-filled outing with family, the Snow Valley does justice to its ranking as the “best Ontario hill for kids”, as per Ski Canada Magazine (2001).
Beach Area 1 is a tranquil area of this town that transforms into a glitzy nightspot by the evening with every club playing cool tunes and bars luring patrons with happy hour offers and theme nights.
Lake Simcoe located in Ontario, Canada is the fourth largest and was named by John Graves Simcoe in remembrance of his father. Geogrina Island and several other tiny islands are situated within the lake. Less commercial activity is seen around the lake, which makes it a great spot for quiet evenings and family picnics. Summers witness a number of water sports and fishing, while ice fishing takes place during winters.
This modern college campus offers a variety of programs of studies, from international relations, aboriginal studies, community development and much, much more. Lakehead University in Orillia focuses on putting their students first.
Whether a short stay or a long holiday, the Sibbald Point Provincial Park has a lot to offer. Along with activities like hiking, camping, one can also enjoy a leisurely walk along the Lake Simcoe beach.
Twin Lakes Secondary School strives to provide high-standard education to students. This school also takes pride in being the only school to conduct the Link Crew leadership program. They also help students to actively participate in extra-curricular programs and fund raising events. For more information about the school, check the website.
Mara Provincial Park is a small yet beautiful park located near the city of Orillia. It offers various campsites and picnic areas and activities like swimming and boating. Check the parks website to know more.
Located on the southern banks of Georgian Bay, the Wye Marsh National Wildlife Area was established in 1978. It is a popular recreation destination for activities like hunting, fishing and hiking. Water sports like canoeing and kayaking can also be carried out. It is also a famous cross country skiing and snowshoeing spot during the winters. Guided tours and educational programs are carried throughout the year by various tour operators.