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Quality of Life

Owen Sound Business

We know how important it is that at the end of a long day at work, you’re able to go home and relax, doing the things that make you happy. Your staff want the same thing for their families.

Owen Sound offers a quality of life that’s second to none.

Health care

Grey-Bruce Health Services operates 6 high-quality hospitals in the Grey-Bruce region, providing a full range of services, including complex surgeries and emergency care to residents and visitors across the region.

The Owen Sound Family Health Team provides access to a team of health-care professionals who work together to provide health care for the community.


Real estate in Owen Sound is a great value and has options available for all budgets. Find out all the reasons why moving here makes sense.


We have great schools across the city, ready to prepare our next generation of leaders. Read more about education in Owen Sound.

fitness and recreationFitness and recreation

We have fitness and recreational activities for everyone. Whether you’re interested in a round of golf at one of our area golf courses, wanting to sign up for one of our many recreational programs, looking to join the Owen Sound Family Y or any of other fitness centres, we have something for everyone.

Outdoor activities

With our great climate and over 27,000 acres of public access to conservation and Niagara Escarpment land, Owen Sound is an outdoor-enthusiast’s paradise. We have plenty of areas where you can fish, boat, snowmobile, cross-country ski, cycle, hike and swim. Whether you’re a fan of the summer, winter or anything in between, we have something for you.


If arts and culture is more your style, Owen Sound has got you covered. We’re home to the Tom Thomson Art Gallery, the historic Roxy Theatre, the Georgian Bay Symphony Orchestra and the Billy Bishop Museum and Marine Rail Museum.

EventsAnnual events

Our annual events bring people from all over to the area. Events like the Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival, Festival of Northern Lights, Salmon Spectacular and Emancipation Picnic. Of course, every year you can catch an exciting Owen Sound Attack OHL hockey game, as they try to win another championship.

So when your work day is over and you’re looking for some rest and relaxation, look no further than your own backyard. Owen sound is where you want to live.

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