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 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.

Take the South River Village Survey by Clicking HERE

View the Village of South River's Strategic Plan here or a Physical copy is located in our office.

Use this Interactive Map of the Village as a zoning guide.

For Newcomers to the Village of South River see our New Welcome Newsletter!

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

Visit Explore South River to Experience history, culture, arts, recreation, learning and entertainment in South River, Ontario. Follow for upcoming events and project updates!


Latest News

Village of South River News
The South River Village Survey!

The South River Village Survey, give your opinion!

Map showing property next to railway on Main Street
Notice of Public Meeting Dec 11 5:30PM

Zoning By-law Amendment 48 Main St.

Village of South River News
Notice of Passing - Minor Variance

Minor Variance - 14 Howard St - Setbacks

Upcoming Events

Helios 2024

Tuesday, March 5 10:00 AM-Saturday, May 11, 2024 4:00 PM
Free to Attend

Helios 2024 is an interactive transmission art installation by Dan Tapper that is open at NAISA in South River Thursdays to Mondays 10 am to 4 pm until April 1.

Basketball Every Friday Until April 26th
Almaguin Basketball

Friday, March 8, 2024 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Almaguin Pickup Basketball!

The SRM Agricultural Society is once again hosting its annual Lumberjack breakfast!

Saturday, March 16, 2024 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adults $15, Kids 5 and under $7.50

The SRMAS is once again hosting its annual Lumberjack breakfast in March!

SRM Agriculture Society is hosting a Spring Craft sale April 20th, 2024 !

Saturday, April 20, 2024 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Free to Attend

SRM Agricultural Society is hosting a Spring Craft sale April 20th, 2024