Recreation in Georgina
Lake Simcoe provides a myriad of recreational opportunities including: boating, water-skiing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, swimming and fishing.
Georgina has numerous marinas that cater to the many boating enthusiasts that flock to this area. In the winter Lake Simcoe is dotted with fishing huts which has helped earn Georgina the title: “Ice Fishing Capital of Canada”.
Georgina has numerous public and private golf courses found throughout the municipality. The most notable of these are the Briars Golf Club, a private 18 hole Par 71 Championship Course, and the semi-private Pines of Georgina Golf Club located on the southern tip of Lake Simcoe, off Highway 48 in Pefferlaw.
Sibbald Point Provincial Park located on Park Road just north of Highway 48 features the largest beach in Georgina, as well as picnic areas, hiking trails, and the Eildon Hall museum. Nature enthusiasts will want to visit Eaglewood, a 90 acre parkland that features horseback riding, hiking and cross-country trails, as well as picnic and camping grounds.
The Georgina Leisure Pool located at 5279 Black River Road in Sutton is a modern facility used for swim lessons, and public swims. The Georgina Ice Palace in Keswick and the Sutton Arena offer public skating, instructional skating, and organized children’s hockey leagues.