Commencing May 1, 2017, Strong Township Landfill Site #1 will be closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Sundridge is a picturesque village located two and a half hours north of Toronto at the intersection of Highway 11 and 124. Sundridge has a lot to offer tourists as well as people planning to locate to the area. The village is centrally located in the Almaguin Highlands and is within 35 minutes to 1 hour‘s drive to North Bay, Huntsville and Parry Sound.
The Village of Sundridge was established on March 23, 1889 and celebrated its centennial in 1989. The village with a population of approximately 1000 residents welcomes visitors and guests to share in the enjoyment of living on the shores of beautiful Lake Bernard. This year round playground provides pleasure and enjoyment to the residents and visitors to the area. Many people have enjoyed our sandy beaches and shallow shoreline which provides endless hours of family swimming in the lake itself and is also well known for great boating and fishing. The fish in Lake Bernard include lake trout, whitefish, small mouth bass and an assortment of pan fish. Lake Bernard proves to be just as entertaining in the winter by offering ice fishing and snowmobiling. The snowmobiling on the lake and in the area is considered some of the best in Ontario. During the summer, residents and visitors make great use of the Village of Sundridge Lion’s Park, the children’s playground and boat launch.
Sundridge along with the supporting Townships of Strong and Joly offer a significant package of shared services including the District Medical Centre, a first class Volunteer Fire Department, an extensive and modern Public Library, a modern Arena and Hall facility and High Rock Lookout Park. Many events and activities are hosted in Sundridge some of which are July 1st celebrations, Sunflower Festival, RBC Sundridge Triathlon, Christmas Tree Lighting and Families First Celebrations.
Sundridge has the largest shopping selection in the Almaguin Highlands boasting the largest grocery store and two hardware stores. There are no problems in Sundridge finding the necessary goods as a visitor or as a permanent resident. There is a full-line General Motors Dealership as well as the north’s largest full-line Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep Dealership that is well known from Toronto to Ottawa for their great deals. During the lazy summer days “Sunny Sundridge” is alive with visitors strolling casually along our village streets taking in the many unique shops, restaurants and variety stores that cater to tourists and residents alike. You will know that fall has arrived as some of the most colourful and beautiful foliage in Ontario can be seen. Be sure to visit High Rock Lookout Park for one of the most spectacular overviews of Lake Bernard; tour the adjacent walking trail to enjoy the lake and all its colours up close.
Sundridge is proud of their many successful athletes, especially in association with the sport of hockey. This small community and area could have and did have the Stanley Cup visit the village 4 times. Bucko McDonald (1936,1937,and 1942), Greg de Vries (2001), In addition former NHL players Keith McCreary, Bill McCreary, Ron Attwell, Bob Attwell and Greg Theberge call Sundridge home. Sundridge is also the home of the well known Sundridge Beavers Hockey Team which won many Ontario Championships.
Check out our events calendar to see what is happening year round in and around Sundridge and area. Our many churches and services groups offer many types of activities that make the visit or joy of living worthwhile in Sundridge.
Whatever your schedule, we hope you’ll come to visit us for a day or week (or even longer). Whether you come by car, bus, train or airplane, on your own or in a group, you’ll always be greeted with a smile and a friendly welcome. Come and discover why Sundridge is a wonderful place to live and work!