The 2014 Ontario Winter Games takes place this weekend north of Toronto in Muskoka. From Feb. 27 to March 2, 2014 Muskoka is the official host along with communities in Simcoe County. Visitors to this close to Toronto competition may see future Olympians at their early stages of development. See Muskoka getaways for accommodation at resorts, lodges, inns, resort-hotels, and cottages. Access to events is via Highway 400 Highway 11 north of Toronto.
North of Toronto Locations For Events
Winter outdoor events such as skiing, snowboarding and selected indoor events will feature 28 sports and more than 2,300 athletes. Events will take place in communities including Barrie, Bracebridge, Georgian Bay, Gravenhurst, Huntsville, Lake of Bays, Oro-Medonte, Muskoka Lakes, Orillia, and Midland.
Ice-Rink Sports include speed skating, hockey, sledge hockey and ringette
Men's hockey enthusiast will enjoy the competition at The Jack Bionda Arena in Huntsville (as well as speed skating). The arena is at the Canada Summit Centre, built for the 2010 G8 Summit of world leaders. Women's hockey takes place in Baysville. Sledge hockey takes place in Gravenhurst and Ringette in Bala.
Winter ski hill events at Mount St. Louis near Barrie
All of the exiting ski and snowboard sports will be on display including Alpine Skiing, Para-Alpine Skiing, Freestyle Skiing – Slopestyle, Snowboarding PGS, Slopestyle and Snowboard Cross. Travel Highway 400 north past Barrie to Mount St. Louis Moonstone Ski Resort. Stay overnight in the Barrie Snowbelt area resort destination or for the Port Severn resort area north of Toronto.
Indoor sports include squash, swimming, badminton and more
A variety of indoor sports round-out the outdoor winter sports. Find the list of sports, times, locations at sports event schedule.