Welcome To Innisfil

If you’re looking for the perfect mix of rural and urban living, you’ve come to the right place.

Innisfil boasts parks, waterways and plenty of open space with modern neighbourhoods, large lots and a vast array of housing styles.  All the benefits of living in the suburbs but you’ll feel like you’ve escaped to cottage country.

The town is made up of several communities:  Alcona, Churchill, Cookstown, Gilford, Lefroy, Stroud and Rural Innisfil.  

Here you’ll also find Friday Harbour, a new destination of luxury, resort style living.  Enjoy a beautiful marina, restaurants, shops, golf, seasonal events and more.  Visit all year round or become a member through ownership.  



Innisfil is the area bound by Highway 27 to the West, the shores of Lake Simcoe to the East, Barrie to the North and Bradford to the South.  

Just 20 km from Downtown Barrie, and approximately 90 km from Downtown Toronto, you’ll feel like you’re living at the cottage but with all the conveniences of urban life.

Easy access to the 400 for a convenient commute to major cities.  

Top Reasons You'll LOVE it Around Here:

  1. Incredible beaches at your doorstep.  Situated on the shores of Lake Simcoe, residents are spoiled with many waterfront areas including Inisfil Beach Park, Leonard’s Beach & 9th Line Beach Park.  Spend the day enjoying the beauty of Innisfil’s sandy beaches, or on the clear waters of Lake Simcoe.  
  2. Abundance of winter activities!  Take advantage of the colder months and enjoy snowshoeing, ice fishing, tobogganing, outdoor rinks, ice hut art, or skating to name a few.  And, you are just a quick drive to several ski resorts.
  3. Innisfil Recreational Complex – 4 illuminated soccer fields, 2 baseball diamonds, ice rinks and state of the art aquatics centre.  Here you’ll find recreational programs year round to stay active and enjoy your leisure time.
  4. HISTORY & HERITAGE.  The Town is rich in history and cultural heritage, and is committed to the preservation of buildings deemed historically, culturally or architecturally significant.
  5. TOWN SQUARE SKATING TRAIL.  There’s a 240-metre refrigerated Ice skating trail that loops through Town Square.  Kate during the winter season, or use the trail for walking or rollerblading when it’s warm!
  6. GROWTH.  Innisfil is set to see some major growth.  Check out The Orbit to see what’s in store for this great community.

Top Things to know BEFORE Moving Here:

  1.  THE WEATHER.  The Innisfil area gets lots of snow every year.  The winters can be freezing, snowy windy and cloudy.  You’ll need to own winter tires, and resolve on staying home when the weather is particularly bad.  You’ll also want to make the most of the winter season by participating in multiple outdoor activities.  If this does’t sound appealing, Innisfil may not be the place for you!
  2.  SMALL TOWN VIBE.  Even though Innisfil is growing, it still retains a relaxed, small town vibe.  You’ll be leaving a lot of the hustle behind and enjoying a slower pace.
  3. DEVELOPMENT.  Innisfil is growing!  The Town is committed to grow in line with the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, and it will happen in gradual steps over the next ~50+ years, including the development of a transit system.
  4. SHOPPING.  Innisfil has some great retail including the Tanger Outlets.  It is also located in close proximity to the shopping districts in Barrie where You can find almost everything.  But,  but may still need to venture to Toronto or the GTA for various items.
  5. DRIVING.  Chances are you’ll need to get used to longer drives or using the highway.
  6. TOURISTS.  You may find many people flocking to local beaches, Friday Harbour, or passing through on their way to the cottage.

Get to Know The Neighbourhood


An approximate 10 minute drive from the main core, making amenities very accessible.  An older, quiet community of homes with large lots, and homes with both older and modern styles.  

The Town has approved plans for “The Orbit”, a new master-planned community, bringing transit (GO Station), higher density living, new retail, office and neighbourhoods designed with integrated green spaces and opportunities for socialization.  


One of the largest districts in Innisfil and still growing. 

It is a vibrant hub with restaurants, shopping and parks.  Home to Innisfil’s premier park, Innisfil Beach Park,  with beaches, sports fields and more. 

This area has year round activities such as tobogganing, ice fishing, and a number of festivals to name a few. 


You’ll find Cookstown at the intersection of Highway 89 and 27.  A small heritage conservation district….an approximately 14-block area that surrounds Queen St. & King St.  Many historical buildings were built here in the late 1800s and early 1900s.  

Originally settled in the mid-19th Century, the community flourished due to a railroad line that ran through the western corridor, creating a vibrant downtown shopping strip.


A community located in the south-east are of Innisfil.  The village was first established sometime in the mid 1800’s.  Today, you’ll find a mix of older and newer residential pockets, close to the lake and all amenities. 


This community was first populated in the 1820’s, and was once considered the halfway point between Barrie and Bradford.  Here you’ll find great places to eat, shop and have fun.


Established in 1853, Gilford began with the opening of the Northern Railway’s station.

Today, this area boasts residential pockets and swimming, fishing, snowmobiling and ice fishing.  Home to the Harbourview Golf Glub and South Innisfil Arboretum.

Places of Interest

The Town of Innisfil is filled with interesting communities, each with their own distinct vibe and charm. 

Here you’ll find some key places you’ll want to check out.


Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is one of Ontario’s largest public education systems with schools and learning centres throughout Simcoe County, including Innisfil.

Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) provides distinctive educational programming that focuses on the academic, spiritual and physical well-being of children.  Student learning is a priority, combined with a commitment to faith development and self-discovery.

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