ABOUT LION’S HEAD
Lion’s Head is a peaceful port village, surrounded by beautiful limestone cliffs resembling the head of a lion. Tobermory is known as the “fresh water SCUBA diving capital of the world” because of the numerous shipwrecks that lie in the surrounding waters. Tourism plays a large role in the economy for these towns; Flowerpot Island and coastal cliffs are among the many beautiful tourist attractions for the community. Over 3,000 visitors travel to Lion’s Head during the summer month. Approximately 8,000 divers visit the shipwrecks in Tobermory every year.
There are many places to see and plenty of things to do on the Bruce Peninsula. Tobermory is a perfect spot for anglers, boaters and sailors. Hike to the edge of the escarpment on Gun Pointe route for a perfect view of Georgian Bay. Tobermory has many beaches, and offers diving, hiking, kayaking and golfing. Art lovers would appreciate the breathtaking scenery.
There are 25 staff and four physicians at Lion’s Head site od the Grey Bruce Health Services hospital system. There is high seasonal volume in the Emergency Department, which offers 24/7 emergency care, acute care, pre-school speech therapy, diabetes, education, laboratory, x-ray, physioheraphy and hyperbaric medicine.
The Peninsula Family Health Team is a primary healthcare team that includes family physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, a social worker and a Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) case manager as well as other healthcare providers and agencies.
Level of Service: Primary Care
Number of Beds: 4
Referral Sites: Guelph, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Owen Sound
Learner Parking: Free
Population: (Lion’s Head): 517 (Bruce Peninsula) 3,744
Median Age: 53.9