Barrie is a city in Central Ontario, Canada, and is located on the western shore of Lake Simcoe. Barrie is within the northern part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe, which is a densely populated and industrialized region of Ontario.
Barrie metro area has a population of 197,059 residents. In the last forty years, the area has grown by over 560%, making it a magnet for those looking for lower housing costs, year-round recreational activities, an excellent place to raise a family, and a nurturing environment to locate a business.
The City of Barrie offers community halls and meeting rooms, pools, fitness centres, arenas, and more spaces that serve a variety of recreational activities. Many facility spaces are available to rent for private functions.
Barrie also does not have any major rivers within its limits, but does have numerous creeks and streams, most of which empty into Kempenfelt Bay. During the winter, the Great Lakes moderates winter temperatures but also result in significant snowfall in the general area because of how close they are. Barrie is on the southern edge of Ontario’s snowbelt region.
Tourism plays an important role in the local economy as Barrie’s waterfront and historic downtown are at the heart of its tourism industry. Downtown Barrie hosts many older buildings that have been kept up over the years or given new facades that show off their historical importance. Many specialty shops, boutiques, pubs and restaurants are located throughout downtown Barrie, and most notably along Dunlop Street East. Downtown Barrie is becoming well known for its fashion boutiques, local art, live theatre, indie-music and nightlife scenes.
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