Record #: BAR0549
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2022
Last Full Update: 16 Mar 2022


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
  • Day Camps will be following guidelines released by the Ontario Ministry of Health and the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
  • Caregivers will receive an email prior to camp to review these procedures
  • if Day Camps are cancelled under the direction and guidance of the Province of Ontario and/or the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, full refunds will be issued to registrants
Regular Service
Offer Summer Day Camps and Holiday Day Camps during March and Christmas breaks for children and youth ages 5-12 yrs
  • camps offer a variety of outdoor physically distanced activities including arts and crafts, sports, and camp games.
    • visit City of Barrie Camps for more information about camps
    • 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 can accompany any child who requires assistance in summer camp programs, however, spaces are limited, call or email for more information

Service Details

Hours Camp Hours: 
Mon-Fri 9am-4pm, children can be dropped off between 8:30am-9 am and between 3:45 pm-4:15 pm at no additional charge 
Extended Hours Service:  
Mon-Fri 7am-8:30am and 4:15 pm-5:30 pm
Dates Jul-Aug and other holidays throughout the year
Areas Served Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 15 year(s) 
Children, Youth
  • Registration required
  • Summer Camps cannot be registered over the phone
  • register in person at one of the Community Centres or at City Hall, 8th Floor
  • register online at play barrie
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

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Recreation Services Department, Barrie City Hall
70 Collier St, 8th Flr
Barrie, ON
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 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
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Instagram Instagram:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Jessica Gourlie, Recreation Programmer (East Bayfield Community Centre); Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5688; Email:
Alternate Contact Crystal Kort, 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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