Barrie. Recreation and Culture Services

Site: Barrie - 70 Collier St - 8th Floor

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-739-4223
Fax 705-739-4236
Website www.barrie.ca
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Located In Community Barrie
Address Barrie City Hall
70 Collier St, 8th Floor
Barrie, ON
 
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Intersection Mulcaster St and Collier St
Contact Information
Primary Executive Director, Recreation and Culture Services; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 4510
Alternate Executive Manager of Recreation and Culture Programs; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5166
Mailing Address PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update Many city services have been impacted by COVID-19 * the City will continue to maintain all essential services citizens rely on every day * for up to date details visit: www.barrie.ca/Living/City%20Services/Pages/COVID-19-Impacted-City-Services.aspx 
 
 
Regular Service 
Organizes and runs recreational programs for the City of Barrie, including general interest, fitness and aquatic programs for all ages, as well as summer and school break day camps for children and programs on school professional activity days and holidays 
 
* Spring & Summer Guide lists beaches and times supervised and summer camps 
* School Break Planners have detailed information on school break camps, activities and programs 
* Guides list City of Barrie events, community information and available courses/classes for children, adults and seniors at various times throughout the year 
 
RecACCESS, a fee assistance program provides support to low-income families and individuals in Barrie, by providing qualifying participants with credits which can be applied to the registration fee for qualifying programs and activities * interested participants must complete an application form and provide documents (as indicated on the form) related to financial and family situation * application form and more details available at www.barrie.ca/Living/RecreationPrograms/Pages/RecACCESS.aspx 
 
Re-loadable rec gift cards are available Holly Community Centre, East Bayfield Community Centre, Allandale Recreation Centre, Parkview Centre and City Hall, 8th floor  
 
* Weather permitting, from July 1st through to mid August, Centennial Beach and Johnson's Beach has fully qualified lifeguards on duty 7 days a week from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm * all other beaches in Barrie are unsupervised 
 
The City prides itself on creating a safe, inclusive, unique and enjoyable environment for everyone who participates in their day camps * through the new blog, they are showcasing the fun, creative, and adventurous parts about summer camp by following campers and staff this season * follow their weekly posts through August at BarrieRec.ca/CampsBlog
Hours Regular Hours 
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Barrie - and area
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Program Registration 
Instructions are available in each Guide * registration can be done Online Register for Programs 
 
Bookings 
To book a park for a community event contact Special Events Office at 705-739-4285 or email events@barrie.ca * parks cannot be booked for private functions 
 
To book a hall, meeting room, baseball diamond, soccer pitch, ice rink, pool, or gym, contact the City of Barrie's Recreation Services Department at 705-739-4223 or complete an on-line application form on the City of Barrie's Online Facility Booking Form 
 
Birthday Party Packages 
For birthday party packages email rec.party@barrie.ca or call 705-792-7925 Ext 5783
Languages English
Fees Program - Surcharge for out of town residents
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Auto door, Elevators with audible indicator
Print Material City of Barrie Recreation Guide is published 2 times a year * distributed by Metroland - Spring/Summer issued in mid February, Fall/Winter issued in late August

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