Wasaga Beach has the distinction of being the world’s longest freshwater beach and is always a popular summer destination. In recent years the residential core has expanded significantly, and with it new retail and services that cater to a growing year-round population. Wasaga Beach’s popularity with home buyers is due to its attractive prices and close proximity to employment opportunities in Barrie, Midland, Borden and Collingwood. It also offers great golfing, hiking, cycling, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling. The “Rec-Plex” is centrally located with an auditorium, amphitheater and YMCA.
The lifestyle - Who would like it here?
Always wanted to live by the beach? You can in Wasaga Beach. Families enjoy safe swimming in the warm, shallow waters and playing on the wide sandy beach. There is excellent Birding at Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, Boating on Nottawasaga Bay which has a Canoe Route of 32 km. Great fishing and hiking. In Winter there is Cross Country Skiing and snowshoeing on over 30km of trails. The Wasaga Trail Centre offers rentals, refreshments and warm-up outback ski shelters.
Best Kept Secret
Blueberry Trails 30 km of groomed Nordic ski terrain located in Wasaga Beach Provincial Park.
Our Favorite Restaurants
Catch 22 Fresh Market, Little Marina Restorante & Pizzeria, Barcelos Restaurant, Katmanis Thai Restaurant, Georgian Circle Steak & Seafood Restaurant, Mosley Street Grill, British Cuisine Fish & Chips, Yammas Grill
Wasaga Beach Real Estate
Wasaga Beach real estate offers great value which attracts families and active retirees. Many of the older cottage neighbourhoods near the beach are being rebuilt with year-round homes and condos, and master planned new home communities located closer to the trail system offer very affordable family homes.
With Wasaga Beach growing there has been an influx of construction employment. It also is and has been a hot tourist spot providing many opportunities in the service industry. Worker often commute to areas Barrie, Midland, Borden and Collingwood which provide employment opportunities.
Wasaga Beach has a Community Policing Committee website and magazine to help keep the community informed. This resource is key in protecting seniors from fraud and scams, personal safety and general prevention tips are included for the entire community.
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park — which includes the entire waterfront, — has 8 Beach Areas spread over 14 kilometres of sandy beach, with picnic areas, playgrounds, the boardwalk, stores and restaurants. Throughout the summer the Beach hosts many events, and the Park is Canada’s first to be awarded the Blue Flag designation.
Great golfing, hiking, cycling, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling. The “Rec-Plex” is centrally located with an auditorium, amphitheater and YMCA.
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