Section of Waterfront Trail & Boardwalk Closed
Barrie’s waterfront trail and boardwalk is closed from the Spirit Catcher to the Marina parking lot for approx. one month starting Monday, November 14. The closure is required to accommodate work taking place to remove sediment within the marina and at the Kidd’s Creek outlet.
The City of Barrie Marina, located at 55 Lakeshore Drive, is the first and only marina on Lake Simcoe to receive the Blue Flag designation, world-renowned acknowledgement that a beach or marina is clean and meets high safety and environmental standards.
The facility includes:
- 128 slips for boats 22’ and under.
- 215 slips with hydro hookup for boats over 22’ (max 60')
- Potable water available on each dock
- Washroom/showers in Marina Administration building and Heritage Park building
- Mast Stepper
- Dual concrete launch ramp
- Gas, ice, oil, pump outs
- Shopping within easy walking distance
- Parks & beach adjacent to Marina.
Boat launch fee (daily) is $17.70 +HST (annual pass available). Please refer to the fees schedule for additional information.
With a valid marina parking pass or digital permit, Marina slip renters park free in the following lots:
- Marina Lot
- North Marina Lot
- Lakeshore Lot
- Spirit Catcher Lot
Marina parking passes and digital permits are available exclusively to Marina slip renters for $100+ HST annually. Slip renters can purchase a pass (hangtag) at the Barrie Marina office, or purchase a digital permit through the HotSpot parking app/website.
Slip renters receive an email from HotSpot with the subject: You have been added as a HotSpot Moderated Permit User, at the beginning of each marina season (or if a new renter, when you registered at the Marina) that will include instructions on purchasing the digital parking permit. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need this email re-sent.
Benefits of a digital permit include:
- Convenience: there is no need to come to the Barrie Marina office;
- Once you have purchased your permit and your licence plate is registered, there is also no need to bring anything with you! You will be able to park at any of the eligible lots (Marina Lot, North Marina Lot, Lakeshore Lot, Spirit Catcher Lot).