Wasaga Beach is located on the 14 km shoreline of the longest freshwater beach in the world, and has long been regarded as one of the premier tourist destinations in Ontario. More than two million tourists travel here every year to swim in the warm, clean waters of Georgian Bay. The Town is also popular for its Provincial Park with recreation trails for hiking, cycling, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
Wasaga Beach has 3 English elementary with the high school in nearby Collingwood. There are a number of post-secondary options nearby in Barrie and in Orillia.
Wasaga Beach has a small downtown shopping area close to the beaches and 1 shopping mall.
Wasaga Beach is the gateway to the Georgian Bay with miles of beaches. There are a number of downhill ski areas nearby in Collingwood and 3 golf courses very close by. The town also has movie theatre in nearby Collingwood, and two major waterslide parks.
The average prices (2006) for single family detached homes(not on water)is $200,000, and semi-detached homes running $145,000, with townhouses running about $40,000 and condos around $135,000.