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Amazing park in the heart of the city

The park is well designed for many activities. Great beach in the summer. Walking paths and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dorval, Canada
Good park.

This a good park and beach located in downtown Barrie on lake Simcoe. Plenty of open spaces and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scott M
Owen Sound, Canada
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65 Lakeshore Drive, Barrie, Ontario L4N 2M6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is well designed for many activities. Great beach in the summer. Walking paths and seperate bike parts. Great playground/park for kids. Something for everyone.

Thank Augustniagara
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a good park and beach located in downtown Barrie on lake Simcoe. Plenty of open spaces and playground for kids. Only downfall is that the city needs to take better care of washrooms. Plenty of parking.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful afternoon walk along the paths at Barrie's Centennial Park Very clean well kept and lots to see and do.

Thank Aquatamer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area at Centennial Park was recently redesigned and a great improvement it is! There are two pedestrian friendly boardwalks, a paved bike path, an accessible playground, a wonderful sandy beach and in the summer, an inflated water park. Something for everyone, even a food...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on weekend. The park is center point to Downtown Barrie and is great place for a stroll, run and enjoy the lake. The Marina has great morning space I asked local yacht owners cost to more for season $2000. They have very good boat...More

Thank Pomkican
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Water side park with an activity center (for a fee) for young and old alike! Board walk extends for entire length of bay. Great place to walk or run! Area includes an extensive play ground.

Thank paul a
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We just love what our city has done to renew our Centennial Park. There are lots of picnic tables, and benches. The beach is much longer now and kept very clean. In the summer there is a water park for the children which is well...More

Thank paulskerr
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Barrie has one of the most beautiful waterfronts. So open, great space, loads of parking. Biking, canoeing, boating, play ground, special events...something for everyone. you can go for a short leisurely walk or you can spend the whole day. Bring a picnic, buy lunch or...More

1  Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We have been going to the cruise nights and annual car shows at the waterfront for sometime. The park is clean and very easy to get around in. I would recommend this as a must see in Barrie year round.

Thank Doug V
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Park is well groomed clean and a great sandy shoreline. Great way to spend the day and downtown is a block over!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank rodgerdal
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Yes you can, next summer.