Registration opens Aug. 15 in Barrie for fall recreation and culture programs

The city also provides a fee assistance program that offers support to low-income families and individuals

News release – City of Barrie

Residents can register for City of Barrie fall recreation and culture programming starting Tuesday, August 15. Currently, customers can browse programs and save them to their “Wish List”, to conveniently find desired programs when registration opens.

“The City of Barrie’s Recreation and Culture Services team is excited to offer residents of all ages a variety of programs to support them in staying active, both mentally and physically,” says Kate Ellis, Acting Manager, Recreation & Culture Programs. “Whether you’re looking to get into shape with one of our fun fitness classes, or you want to learn something new like Pilates or pickleball, we have something for you!”

In addition to in-person programs, the City offers recPASS memberships that include access to all drop-ins, including fitness, skating, open gym, kids programs, and swimming, as well as unlimited access to the City’s fitness centres at East Bayfield Community Centre, Allandale Recreation Centre, and Peggy Hill Team Community Centre.

The City also provides a fee assistance program, called recACCESS, that offers support to low-income families and individuals in Barrie by providing qualifying participants with a recPASS membership and youth credits that can be applied to the registration fee for qualifying programs and activities.

Browse and register for recreation programming opportunities at, or visit for the most current schedule of drop-in offerings.