Winter at the Beach
A beach walk in the winter can be as lovely as the summer, with the view of the frosty Georgian bay, snow covered ice formations, and the surrounding shoreline. Read more, and view some saftey tips for being on the beach in the winter.

Hockey and Ice Skating

Like every good Canadian town, winter in Wasaga Beach means ice sports. Click here to learn about opportunities for hockey and ice skating around town.

Skiing and Snowboarding

Due to our central location, there is close access to snow sports. Locally, the Wasaga Nordic Centre is available for cross country skiing and rentals. If downhill is more your style, there are multiple resorts nearby for your enjoyment, in both Blue Mountain and north of Barrie. Click here to learn more.

Wasaga Beach is a snowmobiling hotspot in the winter. Location of OFSC District 8, Wasaga Beach is full of trails, fuel stops, repair stations, and best of all: lots and lots of snow. To learn more about Wasaga Beach’s snowmobiling, click here.

Wasaga Beach is home to a number of diverse ecosystems, from wetlands to woodlands to our unique dunes along the Nottawasaga River, beautiful in both summer and winter seasons. Explore these places and more in Wasaga Beach’s 100+ kilometers of trails, both municipal and within the Wasaga Beach Provincial Park. Click here for more information and maps.

Fat Biking
Increasing in popularity, Fat Biking is a new and fun way to explore the woods in the winter. Wasaga's snow capped forests can be viewed many ways, and Fat biking is just our newest addition. Click here to learn more.


Looking for a Winter Daytrip? Check out these Places:
  • Blue Mountain Village and Resort – 35 minutes away
  • Scenic Caves Nature Adventure – 35 minutes away
  • Eagle Adventure Experiences – multiple locations

Click here to access Ontario's parks snow conditions for the Blueberry Trails at Wasaga Nordic Centre.

Also check out other winter experiences that may be available during your visit, such as Village tours, Christmas Tree Farms, horse riding or sleigh experiences, and more!