Barrie, Ontario is the ideal location to hold your next sporting event! 

Whether you’re looking to book a round of golf at one of our many golf courses, check out a Barrie Colts hockey game or Barrie Baycats baseball game, or enjoying one of our outdoor adventures, the City of Barrie has your ticket to excitement!

Call Tourism Barrie today for help on finding the best resources and information to plan your next sporting event in Barrie: (705) 739-9444


The City of Barrie manages four arenas that include a total of eight ice pads. The Allandale Recreation Centre, East Bayfield Community Centre and Holly Community Centre all contain 2 ice pads. The Barrie Molson Centre and Eastview Arena each have 1 ice pad.

Arena bookings can be made in person, online or by phone. To book in person, visit the Recreation Services Department at City Hall (70 Collier St.) 8th floor. To book by phone, call 705-739-4220 x 4750. Click here to book your next event online.

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Allandale Recreation Centre

The Allandale Rec Centre is the skating central of the city. With various hockey tournaments taking place at this establishment, it also houses the Barrie Mariposa Skating’s training centre.  With two ice pads and large gym facilities, it is a great location for sporting tournaments! Learn More

Allandale Rec Centre

Holly Community Centre

As the newest of the rec centres in Barrie, the Holly Community Centre has a range of facilities for different sporting events. Located in the south end of town, the centre has two ice pads with 350-seat capacity each, 3 air-conditioned meeting rooms: suitable for activities and meetings, and many more sporting facilities. Learn More

Holly Community Centre

East Bayfield Community Centre

Located in Barrie's north end, the East Bayfield Community Centre has always been a hub for sporting tournaments. Whether it be swimming, skating, or basketball, this facility has all spaces to accommodate large tournaments. Learn More

Pool at East Bayfield Community Centre

Eastview Arena

If you’re looking for smaller accommodations for on-ice events, this arena is the place for you! With a 190’x85’ ice surface and a heated spectator viewing gallery, the arena is perfect for events for younger groups. Learn More

Exterior of Eastview Arena


Located at 2100 Nursery Road in Midhurst, click here for map, The complex features 10 ball diamonds, 8 soccer/football turf fields, playground, on-site staff and parking lot for 1,200 vehicles, playground, concession services during events, and on-site staff.

To book you next tournament or event at the Barrie Community Sports Complex call 705-739-4220 x 5419.
Barrie Sports Complex


Area Golf Courses

There are over 14 golf courses located within a short drive of the City of Barrie. Barrie & Area golf courses offer a challenge to both the novice and experienced player. A round of golf in Barrie offers you a one-of-a-kind tour through our beautiful countryside; rolling hills, lush forests and spectacular landscapes. With the Barrie & Area golf season stretching from early spring through October, you're sure to find the perfect tee time for your next group event or tournament. For a list of area golf courses click here.

man teeing off on golf course

North Swing Golf Lounge 

North Swing Golf offers a variety of 9-hole and 18-hole leagues and tournaments throughout the year. Their 153" widescreen golf simulators feature 35 well-known PGA golf courses from around the globe with unparalleled realism and accuracy. Through industry-leading technology by HD Golf, we are providing a great indoor golf experience for golfers and a warm, welcoming environment for players of all skills levels.

people playing golf in a indoor simulator


Barrie, Ontario is your perfect winter wonderland for skiing and snowboarding. Barrie is situated in a natural snow belt, and is blessed with lake effect snowfalls throughout the winter months. Only 45 minutes north of Toronto, the Barrie area receives approximately 100 inches of snow per year. Combined with state-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming facilities, this makes for powder-perfect alpine and nordic conditions all winter long. With more runs than anywhere in Ontario, and with hundreds of kilometres of trails to explore, Barrie is the best choice for your next winter event!

Click here for a list of area downhill ski and snowboard resorts and cross country ski facilities.

kids on hill learning to ski


A great option for both fun and fitness, the City of Barrie has a number of tennis courts available for use and rent. Click here for a list of Barrie parks with tennis courts.

To book a group activity at the tennis courts please contact the City of Barrie Recreation Department at 705-739-4220 x 4515. Alternatively you can book online by completing the registration form

ball on tennis court

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