Community Partnerships

We are proud to build innovative community partnerships that create cultural connections throughout our region.

Cultural Passes

Cultural Places Pass
Become a ‘Friend for the Day’ at 8 cultural institutions and receive discounts, free admission, coupons and more.  Pick up your Cultural Places Pass at any either of our branches from Victoria Day weekend to Thanksgiving weekend. 

Participating this year are: Collingwood Museum, Huronia Museum, Leacock Museum, MacLaren Art Gallery, Museum on the Boyne, Nancy Island Historic Site, Orillia Museum of Art & History, and the Simcoe County Museum. The museums are all offering family passes for the day, and the other institutions are offering a variety of incentives.

Details about the pass can be found on the Cultural Places Pass Reservation website under Pass Details.


Cultural Access Pass
This pass offers new citizens the opportunity to enjoy Canadian cultural attractions by giving free access to more than 1,000 participating attractions, galleries, museums and discovery centres across Canada.

Our staff can help you print out a Membership Pass. You’ll need to have your Citizenship Document and a piece of photo identification showing your birthdate with you. Learn more at the Institute For Canadian Citizenship.

Community Partnerships

We value our community partners, from businesses, not-for profit groups and charities to corporations. These partnerships help build a strong vibrant community for all who live and play in the Barrie area.

Among many others, our current partnerships include:

For more information about community partnerships and cultural connections please contact our Development Office at 705-728-1010 ext. 7137 or bplsupport@barrie.ca.