Accessibility in Collingwood

Accessibility in Collingwood

Collingwood’s Commitment to Accessibility

The Town of Collingwood is committed to providing all people with consistent opportunity and access to all Town goods, services and facilities while ensuring that policies, procedures and practices are provided in a timely manner and address integration, independence, dignity and equal opportunity.

We all benefit from Accessibility

Our Town recognizes that accessibility is essential to build on our unique profile as a major tourist destination, a retirement community and a community that attracts businesses. Many of our businesses recognize that accessibility can strengthen their bottom line, and grow their client base. Many of our leisure activities include people with varying abilities. Our residents told us during Access Awareness week in late May, 2015, that accessibility represents freedom, equality, independence and community to them.

Visit the links below to learn how we are all building a more accessible Collingwood.


·        Accessibility News

·        Our Town’s Accessibility Plans and Policies

·        Our Accessibility Advisory Committee

·        Accessing our Town Facilities

·        Accessing our Town Parks & Trails

·        Accessible Formats and Communication Supports

·        Accessible Transportation

·        Legislation and Regulations

·        Training Resources

·        Accessing our Businesses

·        Making your event accessible to people of all abilities

·        We Want to Hear from You

News Highlights

  • Barrie Firefighters help to make inclusive playground possible
    A new fire-themed accessible playground was unveiled in Sunnidale Park in 2014. The playground was made possible in part by a $100,000 donation from the Barrie Professional Firefighters Association. The playground includes several features such as:
    ·         Ramped access to elevated play areas
    ·         Wheelchair transfer stations
    ·         Inclusive play equipment that address the needs of a broad spectrum of special needs, including a cozy cocoon for children with autism and a metal slide for children with cochlear implants

    Children’s Sledge Hockey in Simcoe County
    The Simcoe County Sliders are starting a new season with their first practice at the Stayner Memorial Arena on Saturday October 3rd. The recreation Sledge Hockey team was established by the Simcoe County Parents Council after the Children’s Treatment Network organized skill building sessions for youth in our area March 2013. These sessions exposed children to the sport and as a result the Simcoe County Sliders team was born!

    Check out their website for more information and game schedule:

Service Disruptions

There are no known service disruptions at this time.

Give us your feedback

If you require an accessible format or communication support please contact the Clerks’ Department at 705-445-1030 or email us at  Let us know how we can best meet your needs.

Community Info Line - 705-445-1030 Ext. 3300 If you or someone you know has trouble reading the Town Page with notices, events and employment listings for the Town of Collingwood, we have an accessible municipal info line to hear an audible version of the Town Page. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Municipal Info Line, please contact Christa Carter, Coordinator Clerk Services at 445-1030 ext. 3294