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Great family place

Centennial park is a beautiful place to visit. It has a beautiful beach and playground for the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
cheri W
Midland, Canada
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Beautiful place to spend the afternoon biking and finishing with a leisurely walk with a ice cream... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barrie, Canada
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65 Lakeshore Drive, Barrie, Ontario L4N 2M6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Centennial park is a beautiful place to visit. It has a beautiful beach and playground for the children. It is a nice place to take a stroll on a nice evening.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cheri W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place to spend the afternoon biking and finishing with a leisurely walk with a ice cream cone

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 158ken
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely area of Barrie, family and friends are always welcome . Excellent area for picnics and swimming .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ladysmith4
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Summer just isn’t summer if you don’t spend some time at Centennial Park. The playground is amazing for children of all ages. There are great washrooms an icecream shop and a nice beach. There a picnic tables in the shade as well. Just across the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Relax696946
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

Fantastic boardwalk for walking, jogging or bike riding. Summertime it has a a clean sandy beach and large children’s play area. Perfect for a full day of relaxation.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Venture753284
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Very nice park well-maintained very good Landscaping but Beware of the alcoholics homeless and drug addicts needles and beggars

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hungryguys1234
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Beautiful parkland, boardwalk along sandy beach and picnic tables. Great place to spend day with children. Life guards on duty during the summer.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank minetmew
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Four many years I have always wanted to go see the absolutely beautiful display of lights at our Waterfront It is such a delight for the young and old. The lake is not frozen yet so we were amazed at all the ducks in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank donnamarie168
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The park is well designed for many activities. Great beach in the summer. Walking paths and seperate bike parts. Great playground/park for kids. Something for everyone.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Augustniagara
Reviewed 5 November 2018

This a good park and beach located in downtown Barrie on lake Simcoe. Plenty of open spaces and playground for kids. Only downfall is that the city needs to take better care of washrooms. Plenty of parking.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Scott M
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