Newmarket covers a 14.2 square miles (38.07 square kilometres) area in the heart of York Region, midway between downtown Toronto and Barrie.
Residents are welcomed and encouraged to utilize Newmarket's many excellent recreation facilities. The Magna Centre is a state-of-the-art recreation complex and features an Olympic-sized and three NHL-sized arenas, a 25-metre community pool and 21-metre learning pool, a full-sized gymnasium and walking track, three multi-purpose rooms, a restaurant and a pro shop. The Ray Twinney Recreation Complex features two arenas, a large indoor pool, all with spectator seating, snack bars and change room
facilities. Also, Newmarket has over 70 parks and nature trails including the Wesley Brooks Memorial
Conservation Area/Fairy Lake and the Mabel Davis Conservation
Main Street is a unique experience with early 1800s styled historic architecture, streetlights, and custom grown flower barrels. It's proximity to the Holland River Trail System and Fairy Lake allows for recreational, cultural and arts activities. Local businesses provide boutiques, patio eateries, live theatres and a seasonal farmer's market in a vibrant setting. Finally, for those shopping enthusiast, Upper Canada Mall is a great shopping experience, with over 1,000,000-square-feet and 250 stores, located along a bustling Yonge Street corridor.