Scenic Caves Nordic Centre now OPEN
Don’t hibernate this winter! Bundle up the family and head to Scenic Caves Nordic Centre. High atop the Niagara Escarpment, set in a 200 year old forest of 100 foot tall trees rich with wildlife, this unique winter wonderland playground offers sensational cross-country skiing and snowshoeing activities.
Cross country skiing is a low-impact, total body cardio workout providing a natural endorphin high.
Slip-slide and glide along the 27 kilometers of cross-country ski trails groomed professionally each day for both skate and classic styles. The well-marked picturesque nature trails range from gentle rolling slopes to steep climbs.
A few new year-round restaurants have opened in Wasaga Beach recently. Don Cherry's at Beach 1 in the Foodland plaza, St Louis bar & grill at 45th and a spiffy new Starbucks beside St Louis'. It's nice to have these extra choices.
I would be remiss if I didn't mention some of our favourite stand-by's. The Beacon - for great entertainment and good food, Little Marina if you craze homemade Italian fare, Pizza Dee's - a local favourite for pizza and more. There's ice cream places dotted from west to east; Ice Cream Shack and Food Rescue (near the west roundabout), Lorna Dune's, Normie's, Wasaga Music & Ice Cream (yeah, I know it's weird but hey, it's Wasaga), Dairy Queen. We are well covered!
Join us on Friday, July 21 at 10:00 a.m. to get the butts off Wasaga Beach! Cigarette butts, that is.
Did you know that cigarette butts are the most littered item on Canadian beaches? Even when beaches are cleaned every day, cigarette butts are too small for standard equipment to pick up. They don’t biodegrade, so they stick around and leach toxic chemicals into the sand and water. That is, until they are picked up and ingested by wildlife — or a curious child.
We've teamed up with the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation to create a free toolkit to help communities stamp out cigarette butt litter. And thanks to Ontario Parks, the Environment Network, and Georgian Bay Forever, Wasaga Beach is using this toolkit to become butt free.
Come and learn more about the Butt-free Beach campaign, and help us stamp out cigarette butt litter.
Please remember to wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and bring plenty of water and sunscreen.
Town of Wasaga Beach, ON L9Z 2B7
Beach Area #5 (874-902 Shore Lane)
Coffee lovers of Wasaga Beach rejoice, Starbucks has come to town. Located on 45th Street just south of Mosley St. on the west side opposite the Canadian Superstore. I'm a big fan of Starbucks and up until now have had to drive to Collingwood for my Coffee fix.
Espresso, cappuccino, frappuccino and more, now right here in the Beach. Free wifi of course, comfortable seating and an outdoor patio as well.
In addition, right next door, a St. Louis Bar & Grill is getting ready to open their doors. Known for their great Chicken Wings and more, this new Restaurant is also a welcome addition for residents and visitors to the Longest Fresh Water Beach in the world.