Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Great Line Up at The Blue Mountain Village this weekend including Fireworks - Yeay.

May 17th marks the official start of our green season at Blue Mountain Resort. We have a great slate of long weekend activities lined up for the weekend for guests of all ages.

Saturday through Monday almost all our green season attractions will be open from 10am to 8pm including:

• Gondola

• Ridge Runner

• Timber Challenge High Ropes

• Woodlot Low Ropes

• Cascade Putting Course

• Mountaintop Segway Tours

• Bike Rentals

• Climbing Wall

• Hiking

• Plunge! Aquatic Centre

• Monterra Golf

Village activities and entertainment all weekend long:

• Fireworks over the mountain at 9:30pm on Saturday

• Firedancing in the Village Square at 9:30pm on Sunday


Make a Splash at the Fifth Annual Plunge! Community Day on Sunday, May 26th, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us at Plunge! Aquatic Centre on Sunday, May 26th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for the fifth annual Plunge! Community Day. Admission during the event is only $2.00 + HST per person and includes full access to the indoor/outdoor pools, hot tubs, water slides, and child-friendly play areas.

Enter for a chance to win a selection of amazing Community Day raffle prizes and take part in water games, such as surf board shake off challenges and cannon ball contests. U Pick Parties will be on hand making fantastic balloon creations for Community Day guests. Visitors can learn more about popular Plunge! summer camps and experience tutorials of the new Leadership in Training program at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.

All proceeds raised through entry fees, raffle and balloon creations are donated to the Blue Mountain Village Foundation.

What: Fifth Annual Plunge! Community Day

$2:00 + HST admission per person plus raffles, contests and entertainment

All proceeds raised go to the Blue Mountain Village Foundation

Summer camp tutorial from 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.

When: Sunday, May 26, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Plunge! Aquatic Centre

220 Mountain Drive

Blue Mountains, Ontario

L9Y 0V9

Beside the Westin Trillium House, in the heart of the Blue Mountain Village

For more information visit .

About Plunge!

Plunge!,is the region’s only community water adventure attraction and is inspired by the tradition of cottage-style boathouses. Indoor-outdoor pools, indoor water playground, hot tubs, rope swing, dock and slides are sure to provide year-round fun. Or, if you prefer, simply watch all the action from the comfort of your dock chair. Plunge! has something for everyone, infant to senior. With swimming lessons, water fitness, and more, kids of all ages will have fun, as will the adults in the family. Visit for more information.

About Blue Mountain Village Foundation

The Blue Mountain Village Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in our local communities through its financial support of charitable organizations with special consideration given to children and family programs.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Congratulations to the Wasaga Beach Business Award Winners

Athena Award

Susan Irvine – Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc.

Professional Service Business of the Year

Pinpoint Media Design

Business of the Year

Boston Pizza

Community Involvement Award

Canadian Tire

Entrepreneur of the Year

David Harrison – Auto-Tech ‘N Tire

Employee of the Year Award Nominees

Jenn Manuge – Boston Pizza

Krista Young - Waterside Retirement Lodge Inc.

Lisa Boysen – Kirby’s Complete Flooring Centre

Winner & Special Mention - Employee of the Year Award

Lisa Boysen – Kirby’s Complete Flooring Centre

Young Business Person of the Year

Dr. Peter Wilson - Beach Chiropractic & Wellness Centre

Best Boss of the Year Nominees

Brenda Lougheed – Wasaga Flowers

Christina Georgas – Georgian Circle Family Restaurant

Don Sorensen – Body ‘n Balance Physiotherapy

Dr. Sarah Adams – Beach Chiropractic & Wellness Centre

Elizabeth Skinner - Travel Time Travel Agency

Krista Young – Waterside Retirement Lodge Inc.

Marcel Doreleyers – Canadian Tire

Winner & Special Mention - Best Boss of the Year

Marcel Doreleyers – Canadian Tire

Citizen Of The Year Award

Walter Borthwick

Gene Langevin Award – 25+ Years In Business

Elizabeth Skinner – Travel Time Travel Agency

Wally & Lorrie Harvie – Ad-Vantage Signs

Barbara & Tom Stefan – Kora Cottages

Customer Service Excellence Certificates

Arlene March – TD Canada Trust

Auto-Tech ‘N Tire

Barbara Curtis - Beauty in the Beach

Bayview Mechanics

Beach Chiropractic and Wellness Centre

Canadian Tire

Cindy Rosebrugh – The Cutting Edge Hairstyling & Day Spa

Coffee Time

Crystal Rawn - TD Canada Trust

David Harrison – Auto-Tech ‘N Tire

Euro-Lex Bistro & Deli

Georgian Circle Family Restaurant

IDA Wasaga Beach Pharmacy

John & Marjorie - Bells Maple Park Ltd.

K.B. Adamson

Krista Young - Waterside Retirement Lodge Inc.

Laurie Renaud - Boston Pizza

Michelle Wolf – Pinpoint Media Design

One Stop Auto

Real Canadian Superstore

Saga Resort

Suzanne DeGasperis – Scotiabank

Tim Hortons

Travel Time Travel Agency

Wasaga Beach Foodland

Wasaga Beach YMCA

Wasaga Casual Wear & Boutique

Wasaga Resource Services Inc.

Waterside Retirement Lodge Inc.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Mother's Day Dining and other Great Ideas

With Mother's Day coming up this weekend you might want to think about making reservations at your favourite restaurant.  Click here to check out a list of all of the fabulous and unique dining options in our area.

Scenic Caves is running a Mother’s Day Special: Saturday May 11 & Sunday May 12, 2013, Mothers receive: FREE Park Admission with paid child admission (ages 3 – 17) (Caves/Suspension Bridge/Mini-golf package) and Sunday May 12 (only) Mothers AND families receive: $30 off Eco Adventure Tours for Mom and each family member. Visit Scenic Caves 

Scandinave Spa is always a favourite but especially great for busy moms that really need some ‘me’ time once in a while. Visit Scandinave

Free Spirit Tours is holding a fund raiser this weekend in support of Free Spirit Gardens. This is an amazing way to spend some family time together for Mother’s Day Weekend! Lots of fun, great for beginners. It’s a 2 hour paddle from Epping to Heathcoat. Free Spirit Tours provides all of the gear $40pp or $20pp for kids under 12. Chili lunch is included. Call 519.599.2268 or E-mail to book your spot.

Cheers to all the moms out there!