Friends of the Nancy Island Historic Site and Wasaga Beach Park

Record #: CWD2410
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 09 Aug 2021


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
Currently the Nancy Island Historic Site and Welcome Centre are open with some limited access. Please note only the Welcome Centre and the Museum on Nancy Island are open. The Theatre, Tower Island and Lighthouse will remain closed for the 2021 season.

Regular Service
Dedicated to furthering the educational and interpretive programs of the Park and Nancy Island.
  • Supports research projects related to the park's natural and historical resources.
  • Develops and makes high quality park specific items and publications available to the public to open and operate a retail outlet where educational publications, maps and mementos of the park are sold.
  • Helps to ensure that the park's natural and historical legacy will remain for future generations.
Seasonal volunteer opportunities with Piping Plover Guardian Program.
Nancy island Historic site is located at 119 Mosley St. Special events held at Nancy Island include Wasaga Under Siege - a War of 1812 re-enactment.

Service Details

Hours COVID-19 Hours:
Unknown. For park office check For Historic Site, check

Regular Hours:
Park Office (year round):
Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm, Jul-Aug: Mon-Sun 8:30 am-5 pm

Historic Site (August 7 - Oct 10, 2021):
Aug 7 - Sep 6 Thu-Mon 10 am-5 pm
Sep 11-Oct 10 Sat-Sun 10 am-5 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call
Languages English
Fees Vehicle fee to park at Wasaga Beach lot is $20 per vehicle. Discounted rates for seniors and individuals with disabilities, call for details.

Address and Location

Located In Community Wasaga Beach
Address & Map
Provincial Park Office; 11 22nd St N
Wasaga Beach, ON
Canada L9Z 2V9
View Google Map
Intersection 22nd St and Mosley St
Physical Access Nancy Island, fully accessible. Beach 2 and 5, partially accessible with ramps or mobi-mat to water. Board Walk to Piping Plover site, fully accessible.

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-429-2728, Historic Site ; Park: 705-429-2516
Primary Contact Robert Potter, President; Email:
Alternate Contact Marilyn Beecroft, Director; Email:

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