Wasaga Beach is a designated BLUE FLAG BEACH. Flying the Blue Flag means that the beach meets high standards with respect to water quality, environmental management, environmental education, and safety and services. To find out more about the Blue Flag program click here.
Beach Area One
Beach Area One is the liveliest area of Wasaga Beach. Beach front stores offer great deals on swimwear, toys, clothes, souvenirs and much more. Spend hours browsing “the strip” or breeze right through to the beach to soak up the sun. Beach Area One features several restaurants, beach bars, special events, and fun things for the kids including tons of soft sand and shallow clean water. You can wade out very far before it gets deep as the beach has many sandbars, making it ideal for children.
Wasaga Beach is one of Ontario’s fastest growing communities. We are a small town with a big beach. Wasaga Beach is home to the World’s LONGEST Freshwater Beach: 14km of soft sand, 8 Beach Areas, each with their own washrooms, provincial parking, picnic tables and unique atmospheres. Pack a picnic and visit beach 5 for the day, it’s got a huge playground! The population has just reached 16,000 however, Wasaga Beach boasts over 2 million visitors throughout the summer months. Come see why so many families have chosen Wasaga Beach as their Beach destination location. Wasaga Beach is only an hour and a half drive North West of Toronto, a short drive to a great vacation!
For more Wasaga info on where to shop, eat visit etc visit http://www.wasaga.com/.
For more details on Georgian Bay, check out the website www.visitsouthgeorgianbay.ca. The Town of Wasaga Beach is a popular four-season tourist destination situated in Simcoe County at the southern end of Georgian Bay. It is nestled in and around 14 kilometres of white sandy beach on Nottawasaga Bay and the winding Nottawasaga River. Over two million people visit the town every summer to stroll the shores of the longest freshwater beach in the world, swim in warm clean waters and enjoy the panoramic mountain view across the Bay. There are endless recreation trails that are used for hiking, cycling, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. The Nottawasaga River offers game fishing and great canoe routes to explore. (Community Profile: www.wasagabeach.com)