Our Community

Lakehead University Orillia is located within Simcoe County and in the heart of Ontario's Lake Country, one of Ontario's most beautiful cottage country areas. The City of Orillia is positioned on the shores of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe and offers year-round opportunities for recreation, culture and heritage.

Orillia Waterfront

Outdoor enthusiasts will revel at the chance to be active while enjoying the beautiful natural surroundings of the region. A 9.5 km paved link of the Trans Canada Trail winds though the City connecting its parks, the Port of Orillia, and heritage sites. The home of Gordon Lightfoot and the renowned Mariposa Folk Festival, Orillia is a centre of creativity, with the Orillia Opera House, Orillia Museum of Art & History, the Stephen Leacock Museum and numerous arts and culture groups offering performances and activities year round. 

With our campus locations at University Avenue and in downtown Orillia, Lakehead Orillia offers easy access to all the opportunities that the City and Simcoe County have to offer.

City of Orillia