Bobcaygeon not only holds a special place in the hearts of scores of cottagers who have vacationed here over the generations, it has matured into one of the Kawartha’s premiere places to live year-round. And today Bobcaygeon offers a whole range of activities and clubs to suit all kinds of interests.
- Globus Theatre, Lakeview Arts Barn (professional live dinner theatre)
- Concerts in the Park every Thursday – a great variety of genres
- Boyd Heritage Museum – The History of Bobcaygeon
- Kawartha Settler’s Village (see below)
- Highland Cinema – Great line up of current movies in a cinematic museum set in the trees of Kinmount (an experience!)
- Water sports: Fishing, waterskiing, windsurfing, leisure boating, canoeing and kayaking, sailing or touring on a waverunner are all at your doorstep
- For land lovers: Tennis, golf, curling, hiking, cycling and mountain biking, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, bocce ball, lawn bowling, 5-pin bowling, fitness classes, horseback riding
Bobcaygeon is blessed with a fabulous selection of shops and boutiques. In fact, it’s become a destination location for shoppers from all over Central and Southern Ontario…and beyond! We are very proud of our amazing selection of unique products and personal service. Whether you’re looking for a fabulous outfit and the perfect shoes for that special occasion or beautiful accessories for your home, you’ll be sure to find it here. From kitchen gadgets to patio furniture; original artwork to the latest in fishing gear, the fun is in finding it. Make sure you leave lots of time to explore our charming downtown when you come to visit. You won’t be disappointed!
Who doesn’t love to go out for an enjoyable dinner with friends or family ? Its nice to know that Bobcaygeon has a great variety of eating establishments to choose from. Whether you’re in the mood for pub fare, fish and chips, Chinese or fine lake-side, dining there is something for every occasion.
People travel far and wide to enjoy some of the best dining you can find. And don’t forget to leave room for our famous Kawartha Dairy Ice cream while you’re here!
Clubs and Organizations
Bobcaygeon is an active community where people really get involved. You can join organizations for a chance to meet people, or learn about something new you have always been interested in or just to lend a hand. Port 32 has attracted many talented people over the years who have shared their expertise, a special skill or knowledge with the community. Our town has truly benefited from their involvement . Here are some of our great organizations that you can get involved in:
A collection of local historically significant homes, buildings and artifacts that have been donated and located on a 10 acre parcel of land in the village as a museum. Art classes, quilters guild, carvers, writer’s guild are only some of the interesting groups that meet at the Village on a weekly basis) Settlers Village has an incredible volunteer base that puts together several annual events that are not to be missed. Check out their website.
Bobcaygeon Curling Club
If you like to curl, prepare to have fun at our very large and busy curling club. Countless bonspiels take place throughout the curling season and the club also has established a great mentoring program for new curlers. Visit the curling club online.
Bobcaygeon Horticultural Society
Need to satisfy your green thumb? The Bobcaygeon Horticultural Society keeps our village looking lush and colourful with their many gardens and special projects. They also host the Annual Garden Tour and special guest speakers on a variety of topics. Learn more about this group.
Pigeon Lake Yacht Club
Sailing for beginners to the most advanced yachtsmen. New members are welcome and you don’t have to own your own sailboat. Crew is always in demand! Enjoy the camaraderie and social environment in their waterfront clubhouse on Pigeon Lake…right in town!
Other popular clubs include:
- Beautify Bobcaygeon Committee
- Bobcaygeon Choristers
- Bobcaygeon Music Council
- Community Care
- Bobcaygeon Food Bank
- Bobcaygeon Seniors Centre
- The Lawn Bowling Club
- Twin Mountain Snowmobile Club
- Royal Canadian Legion
- Kinette Club
- Lion’s Club