Barrie. Recreation Services Department

Site: Barrie - 70 Collier St - 8th Floor

Service: Day Camps and Summer Programs

Description (Service) Summer day camps from Monday-Friday 9 am-4 pm for children and youth 4-16 yrs * Holiday day camps during March and Christmas breaks, see the current City of Barrie Recreation Guide 
2017 Summer Camps 
PRESCHOOL - INDEPENDENT CAMPS ( 4 - 7 yrs) include Imagination Station Camp, Little Green Thumbs Camp, My Pre Dance Camp and Kinder Fun - Art Camp, Kinder Kraft, Preschool Outdoor Adventure Camp and Mini Sports Camp  
CAMPS FOR CHILDREN (7-12 yrs) include Art Camp, Baseball Camp, Basketball Camp, Big Bang Science Camp, Bike Camp, Camp Cuisine, Cake Boss, Camp CHAOS, Cheerleading Camp, Computer Camp, Craft Camp, Dance Camp, Directors Cut - I Wanna Rock, Dodgeball Camp, Earth Challenge, Girls in Action - Sports Camp, Glee Camp, Jr Sports Camp, Soccer Camp, Super Sport Challenge Camp, Sport Camp-Non-traditional; Super Swimmers, Tennis Camp, Triple Threat Camp, Volleyball Camp, Super Spy Camp, Lego Camp, Skateboard/scooter camp and more  
INCLUSION CAMPS include Camp Sense Creative Sense, Kinder Sense, Life Sense, Youth Sense, Discovery Sense, Glamour Sense and Leadership Sense Camp  
CAMPS FOR YOUTH (13-17 Yrs) include Active Youth, Directors Cut - DC Pro, Leaders in Training (LIT), Outdoor Adventure Camp, Volleyball Camp, Earth Challenge Archery and Canoe Camp, Youth Fit Camp and Youth Sport  
INCLUSION PROGRAM: all summer camp programs offered by the City of Barrie provide an integrated environment and City of Barrie Inclusion leaders are available for participants who need assistance * mediators are welcome to accompany any child who requires assistance in summer camp programs, however, spaces are limited so book early by staff at 705-739-4220, Ext 5789  
SWIMMING LESSONS: immediately following Camp at the East Bayfield and Holly Community Centres, summer swimming lessons will be offered beginning at 4:15 pm * City of Barrie Day Camp staff will escort children to the change room where they will get ready for a 30-45 minute swimming lesson * parents pick their child up immediately following the lesson
Service Details
Hours Regular Camp Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * parents may drop children off between 8:30 am-9 am and may pick children up between 3:45 pm-4:15 pm at no additional charge  
Extended Hours Service: Mon-Fri 7 am-8:30 am and 4:15 pm-5:30 pm for all camps except Youth Camps 
Extended camp hours for camps held at the Sports Dome will be located at East Bayfield Community Centre
Dates Jul-Aug
Areas Served Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 16 year(s) 
Children * Youth
Application Registration required, instructions in The City of Barrie Recreation Guide * Summer Camps cannot be registered over the phone, can register online through play barrie, walk-ins to any one of the Community Centres or at City Hall, 8th Floor or by fax
Languages English
Fees Program ; Fee for programs * non-resident fee applies to those who do not pay property taxes to the City of Barrie and Springwater Township * additional fee for Extended Camp Services, see City of Barrie Spring & Summer 2017 Recreation Guide for details
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Recreation Services Department, Barrie City Hall
70 Collier St, 8th Flr
Barrie, ON
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Intersection Mulcaster St and Collier St
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Most camps are based at City of Barrie Recreation Centres which are fully accessible, but day trips to locations that may or may not be accessible could be part of some camps, call for more information
Contact Information
Office Phone Day Camps and Summer Programs: 705-739-4223 
Inclement Weather Hotline: 705-739-4215, call to find out about any changes to camp operations or locations, cancellations and updates
After Hours Phone Day Camp Safe Arrival Hotline: 705-792-7908
Fax 705-739-4238
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Primary Contact Kate Foster, Recreation Programmer (Holly Community Centre); Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5685; Email:
Alternate Contact Nancy Stratton, Recreation Programmer (East Bayfield Community Centre); Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5668; Email:
Primary Executive Heather Kenehan, Recreation Programmer (Allandale Recreation Centre); Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 4773; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5

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