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Overview of Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada

The town of Wasaga Beach, Ontario is popular for its four-season outdoor amenities with its endless recreation trails for hiking, biking, cross country skiing and snowmobiling fun. Wasaga Beach is the world's longest freshwater beach (14km or 8.5m). It is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes north of Toronto.

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History of Wasaga Beach, Ontario

The Town of Wasaga Beach has a history dating back to the fur trade days when it was the main route to the great North West. Little by little, in the 1900's, families began to discover the beauty of the area. Gradually it became a place for family picnics and holidays. A century old tradition of city dwellers coming to the Beach in the summer had begun. The incorporation of the Town of Wasaga Beach became effective on January 1, 1974. Today, over 15,000 full-time residents and 16,000 seasonal and part-time residents reside at Wasaga Beach.

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Wasaga Beach's Demographics

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Wasaga Beach's Climate

Its position on the waters of Nottawasaga Bay means summer temperatures in Wasaga Beach are moderated somewhat by the water, so summer days are much more comfortable than Toronto's scorching days. The same winds off the water trigger very heavy and intense snow squalls in the winter months.

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Education in Wasaga Beach, Ontario

Wasaga Beach has both elementary and secondary schools in the area along with several daycare facilities.

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Transportation around Wasaga Beach, Ontario

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Tourism and Attractions of Wasaga Beach

Wasaga Beach has been long hailed as one of the premier tourist destinations in Ontario. Tourists travel to the shores of Nottawasaga Bay, to stroll along 14 kilometers of white sand beach and swim in warm, clean waters. Along the main strip of the Beach you will find various attractions, shops, restaurants. Water slides and mini put, also located along the main beach area, are great ways to keep the kids busy. Just outside of town, visit WaterWorld for a day of water slides and wave pools. With various Edit this paragraph

Surrounding Communities

  • Wasaga Beach
  • Bowers Beach
  • Stayner
  • New Lowell
  • Sunnidale Corners
  • Strongville
  • Edenvale
  • Vigo
  • New Flos
  • Langman
  • Crossland
  • Jack Lake
  • Sunnidale
  • Allenwood
  • Elmvale
  • Woodland Beach
  • Allenwood Beach

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Wasaga Beach's Culture and Significant Events

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Sports in Wasaga Beach, Ontario

Wasaga Beach is perfect for a variety of wind and water sports. In the winter snowmobiling, skiing, and other winter sports are extremely popular along the Beach. If you are golfer then check out one of the areas golf courses.

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Media of Wasaga Beach

Owen Sound has one local daily newspaper, The Wasaga Sun.

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