Community Profile

Population: 10,077 (2021)
Contact:

Funding:

  • Municipal grants to be sourced

This profile was updated in November 2023.

Age-Friendly Program Description

The Town of Penetanguishene recently adopted an Age-friendly plan & an Implementation plan to be executed by municipal staff and an advisory committee.

Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs and Initiatives

Outdoor Spaces and Public Buildings

  • Secured funding to add additional seating in 3 locations in the large municipal waterfront park

Transportation

  • Created a pamphlet for distribution and had various transportation providers present at recent Senior’s Info Day
  • Senior’s (65+) can now ride municipal transit for free

Social Participation

  • Senior’s BBQ

Respect & Social Inclusion

  • Snow Angels Canada

Communication and Information 

  • Created AODA compliant website
  • Hosted a Senior’s Information Day