Brought to you by the Simcoe County Nutrition Network and the former Food Partners Alliance of Simcoe County in partnership with Community Connection

Barrie. Recreation and Culture Services

Site: Barrie - 189 Blake St

Service: 55+ Outreach Program

Record #: BAR0127
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 13 Mar 2023


Description (Service) COVID-19 Update
  • Outreach Program is not operating at this time, planned to start up again in Fall 2023, call or visit Recreation Programs - 55+ for updates
Regular Service
Program offers support to older adults in the Barrie community who for a variety of reasons are unable to take advantage of the 55+ centres
  • program exists to promote wellness in all areas of living: social, emotional and physical
  • offers fitness, lunch, opportunities to get to know new people and make new friendships, and opportunities to participate in activities

Service Details

Hours COVID-19 Update
Outreach Program suspended at this time

Regular Hours
Parkview Centre: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Outreach Program: second and fourth Tue of each month, 11 am-2 pm
Areas Served Barrie
  • Age Requirements: 55 years and up
  • Seniors, living alone, or with family, who have limitations and/or a barrier preventing them from participating independently in regular activities at the centre
  • since the volunteers are not health care personnel and many are seniors themselves, senior participants must be able to look after their own personal needs and support their own weight without another person's assistance

Application Call 705-739-4220 Ext 5688
Languages English
Fees Program - No membership fee; a nominal fee $10 per visit

Addresses and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address 189 Blake St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 1K5
Intersection Blake St and Shanty Bay Rd
Mailing Address Box 400 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 4T5
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Auto doors; elevators

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-737-0755
Fax 705-739-4249
Primary Contact Heather Kenehan, Recreation Programmer; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5685; Email:
Alternate Contact Tammy Haines, Recreation Supervisor; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5424; Email:

Agency Overview

Partnership of Simcoe County Nutrition Network, Food Partners Alliance of Simcoe County and Community Connection. The support of the Government of Ontario is acknowledged