Why 430 ESSA in Barrie is the Perfect Place to Raise a Family


If you’re looking for a convenient place to live in Ontario, 430 ESSA in Barrie is hard to beat. After all, it’s surrounded by everyday amenities, gorgeous spots to enjoy outdoor activities, and a wide range of restaurants. And on top of all that, it’s easy to get around the community thanks to low traffic congestion in the city and the two nearby GO stations.

But that’s not all. 430 ESSA is also close to great childcare options, recreational programs, and family leisure activities. As a result, it’s the perfect place to raise a family.

Nearby childcare and schools


Getting to work on time in the morning is hard enough. But it’s even harder when you have a kid to drop off at daycare or school first. Fortunately, morning drop offs and afternoon picks up are easy when you live at 430 ESSA. That’s because Discovery Child Care Centre is just 1 km away from the community. You’ll also find three additional daycare centres—Peekaboo, Guiding Stars, and Koalaroo—within 5 km from your front door.

Worried you’ll miss the convenience when your child starts school? Don’t sweat it. There are public and Catholic elementary schools right in the neighbourhood. There’s also a Montessori school just 3.6 km up the road.

Endless recreational activities


Looking for a way to keep your kids busy while helping them build their confidence and learn important life skills? You won’t have trouble finding extracurricular activities for them near 430 ESSA. Thanks to its strategic location in the city, the community is just 1.5 km from Holly Community Centre and 3.6 km from Allandale Recreation Centre. This makes taking your kids to day camps, drop-in programs, and swimming lessons a breeze. You can also stay active as a family by attending a public swim or public skate session.

Have something more specialized in mind? Barrie is packed with private clubs and sports leagues. Whether your kid wants to pursue hockey, soccer, gymnastics, dance, figure skating, or karate, there’s a place to nurture their passion in the city.

Fun activities for the family


When the weekend finally rolls around, you won’t be stuck figuring out what you can do together as a family. You’ll be struggling to decide which activity to conquer first. You can try your luck at Putt Mini Golf, catch some air time at Vertical Zone Trampoline Centre, play a game of laser tag or dodgeball at XPlay Amusements, or put your skills to the test at Bowlerama Barrie. And if you’re looking to enjoy time together at a slower pace, head to Galaxy Cinemas to catch the latest family movie. In addition to being fun spots for weekend family outings, these activity venues are also great places to host kids’ birthday parties. They’re also less than 5 km from 430 ESSA.

A convenient, family-friendly community

Located in a growing city with a booming economy, 430 ESSA is a convenient place to raise a family. Within minutes from your doorstep, you’ll find daycare centres and schools, a range of recreational activities, and fun entertainment for the whole family. The result? You’ll spend less time playing chauffeur and more time making memories.

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