The Village of South River

Located on Hwy 11, about half an hour south of North Bay and 2 1/2 hours north of Toronto, South River has a permanent population of about 1,100 which almost doubles in the summer.

The village is the paddling entrance to Algonquin Park and can lay claim to being the second busiest Park access after Hwy 60. South River is a comparatively small, but vibrant community encompassing two provincial parks – Algonquin, 20 kilometres to the east, and Mikisew, 12 kilometres to the west.

The village offers a wide variety of facilities for the whole family, such as the arena with year-round ice, curling clubs, tennis courts, baseball fields, library, daycare, Royal Canadian Legion, Women’s Own Resource Centre, two retirement complexes and a seniors drop-in centre. South River is also home to Ontario’s premier sports camp, The Hockey Opportunity Camp, the famous Bear Chair Co., Swift Canoes and Kayaks and The South River Brewing Company.

Use this Interactive Map of the village. 

Read the latest edition of 'Ripples', our Municipal newsletter for an assortment of useful information.

Latest News

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20th Annual SOUNDplay Festival Sep 26 - Dec 20

NEW ADVENTURES IN SOUND ART Presents the 20th Annual SOUNDplay Festival September 26 - December 20, 2021

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Fall Flushing Postponed

Fall Flushing Postponed

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New By-laws of Interest

New By-laws August 2021

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Mayor Coleman Declares End of COVID-19 Emergency

Declared End of COVID-19 Emergency

Upcoming Events

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WATER Shadows by Julia White

Sunday, September 26, 2021 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
By Donation

WATER Shadows Installation at the NAISA North Media Arts Centre, 106 Ottawa Ave. South River

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I Eat the Stars by Laurel MacDonald & Phil Strong

Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
General $10, Admission fee is optional

An online performance in celebration of NAISA's 20th Anniversary

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SOUNDplay Screening by Vero Marengere and Tansy Ziao

Saturday, November 20, 2021 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
General $10, Admission fee is optional

New media artworks exploring the relationships between humans and nature