Springwater

All About Springwater

Springwater is a township located in Simcoe County that was formed in 1994, with the coming together of Elmvale, a portion of Medonte, and the townships of Vespra and Flos. Bill French is the current mayor of Springwater, overseeing the approximate 536 square kilometres of land, and population of around 19,000. The largest communities in Springwater are considered to be Anten Mills, Crown Hill, Elmvale, Hillsdale, Midhurst, and Minesing.

Popular attractions in Springwater consist of Elmvale Jungle Zoo, Springwater Provincial Park, the Simcoe County Museum, Barrie Hill Farms for berry picking and fresh produce, Minesing Wetlands, Rounds Ranch for family fun on a farm, Snow Valley ski resort, hiking trails, and for golfing Orr Lake, Vespra Hills, Springwater and Barrie Golf & Country Club.

Springwater is home to fun events for all ages throughout the year, including the Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival in April, a culinary delight in August called Savour Simcoe, the Elmvale Fall Fair, and the Farmer’s Market which operates on Friday’s from June to September, featuring crafts, produce, honey, maple syrup, and baking.

In terms of education, Springwater students have access to a variety of options, with nearby public schools being offered in English, Catholic and French, as well as English and French Catholic High Schools.

Stores in the area range from convenience stores and pharmacies, to the LCBO and The Beer Store, landscape and garden supplies, grocery stores and gas stations, to specialty shops for candles, pottery, flowers and more.

If you’re looking for a place to eat in Springwater, there are a handful of restaurants to choose from. Cicco’s Ristorante, Amiche, Loobie’s, Crazy Horse, and the Hangar, are a few of the more popular choices in the area.

The Township of Springwater has a variety of community centres located in Anten Mills, Elmvale, Hillsdale, Midhurst, Minesing, and Grenfel to serve its citizens, including arenas, halls, bowling alleys, and amphitheatres.

Springwater library has branches located in Elmvale, Midhurt, and Minesing to serve people all over the township. Each centre has more than books, pffering programs and events such as Teen Bingo, Storytime, Lego Building, Movie Night, Yoga for Kids, Senior Tech Help, and so much more.

Schools

Orr Lake

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School
    34 Kerr Street Elmvale 705-322-1622
  • St. Theresa’s Catholic High School
    347 Galloway Blvd Midland 705-526-1311
  • Huronia Centennial Elementary School
    28 Simcoe Street Elmvale 705-322-1101
  • Hillsdale Elementary School
    16 Albert Street East 705-835-2108
  • Elmvale District High School
    25 Lawson Ave. 705-322-2201

Elmvale

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School
    34 Kerr Street Elmvale 705-322-1622
  • St. Theresa’s Catholic High School
    347 Galloway Blvd Midland 705-526-1311
  • Jean Vanier Catholic High School
    160 Collins Street 705-445-2043
  • Huronia Centennial Elementary School
    28 Simcoe Street 705-322-1101
  • Elmvale District High School
    25 Lawson Ave. 705-322-2201

Phelpston

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School
    34 Kerr Street Elmvale 705-322-1622
  • Huronia Centennial Elementary School
    28 Simcoe Street 705-322-1101
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic High School
    243 Cundles Rd East 705-728-3120
  • Elmvale District High School
    25 Lawson Ave. 705-322-2201

Anten Mills

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School
    34 Kerr Street Elmvale 705-322-1622
  • St. Marguerite D’Youville Elementary Catholic School
    87 Hanmer Street West 705-726-5849
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic High School
    243 Cundles Rd East 705-728-3120
  • Minesing Central Public School
    7 Huron Street Minesing 705-728-1944
  • Barrie North Collegiate
    110 Grove Street East 705-726-6541

Minesing

  • St. Marguerite D’Youville Elementary Catholic School
    87 Hanmer Street West 705-726-5849
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic High School
    243 Cundles Rd East 705-728-3120
  • Minesing Central Public School
    7 Huron Street Minesing 705-728-1944
  • Barrie North Collegiate
    110 Grove Street East 705-726-6541
  • Springwater Public Library Minesing Branch 2347 Ronald Rd
  • Fire Station 3 – 2303 Ronald Rd
Midhurst

  • Sister Catherine Donnelly Elementary Catholic School
    123 Hanmer Street East 705-726-1221
  • St Joseph’s Catholic High School
    243 Cundles Rd East 705-728-3120
  • Forest Hill Public School
    16 Doran Road Midhurst 705-721-8300
  • Eastview Secondary School
    421 Grove Street East 705-728-1321
  • Springwater Public Library – Midhurst Branch – 12 Finlay Mill Rd

Rural Springwater

  • St. Noel Chabanel Elementary Catholic School
    425 Ramblewood Drive 705-429-1081
  • The Good Shepherd Elementary Catholic School
    23 Cloughley Drive 705-728-2302
  • St. Marguerite D’Youville Elementary Catholic School
    87 Hanmer Street West 705-726-5849
  • St Joan of Arc Catholic High School
    460 Mapleton Avenue 705-721-0398
  • Jean Vanier Catholic High School
    160 Collins Street 705-445-2043
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic High School
    243 Cundles Rd East 705-728-3120
  • New Lowell Central Public School
    5197 County Road 9 705-424-0991
  • Minesing Central Public School
    7 Huron Street Minesing 705-728-1944
  • Portage View Public School
    124 Letitia Street 705-728-1302
  • Birchview Dunes Elementary School
    1315 River Road West 705-429-2551
  • Huronia Centennial Elementary School
    28 Simcoe Street Elmvale 705-322-1101
  • Bear Creek Secondary School
    100 Red Oak Drive 705-725-7712
  • Barrie North Collegiate
    110 Grove Street East 705-726-6541
  • Elmvale District High School
    25 Lawson Ave. 705-322-2201
  • Stayner Collegiate Institute
    7578 Highway 26 RR#2 705-428-2639