Petrie Island park is comprised of the Grandmaitre Ecological Reserve, Stuemer Beach, and the Al Tweedle picnic area. With these three features Petrie Island offers many potential year round activities for outdoor enthusiasts and families!
The Oziles' name stems from our Franco Ontarian roots. When the Grandmaitre Family was growing up, they spent many days at their cottage on Petrie Island. Prior to leaving or when asked where we were headed, they would answer "aux îles" which translated means "at the islands". When Yves Grandmaitre was looking for a name for the Marina and Baitshop, the play on "aux iles" became the Oziles' name. For more information on the Petrie Islands please visit the Friends of Petrie Island website.
Our goal at Oziles' is to help the community utilize the local natural environment to its full potential whilst minimizing the long term impact and damage to nature itself. To do this we have adopted several strategies:
We are always open to suggestions and feedback. Please feel free to contact us at your leisure.