Beach Advisories – Simcoe County, Muskoka, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes

Simcoe County

Barrie
Minet’s Point Park & Beach – Advisory

Innisfil
Leonard’s Beach – Advisory

Midland
Pete Pettersen Park Beach – Advisory

Oro-Medonte
Bayview Memorial Park – Advisory

Muskoka

  • no postings or closures at this time

During a swimming Advisory, the beach is posted with warning signs that the most recent water samples showed bacteria in numbers that may increase your risk of developing minor skin, eye, ear, nose or throat infections or stomach illness. If you choose to swim during a swimming advisory avoid dunking your head or swallowing the water.

A beach is Closed when a significant risk to health and safety has been identified or when a potential adverse event occurs such as a sewage or chemical spill. Beach closures are rare.

source: Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Haliburton

Minden Hills Area
Minden Rotary Lagoon Beach – Posted

Kawartha Lakes

Bobcaygeon Area
Riverview Beach Park – Posted

Emily/Omemee Area
Omemee Beach – Posted

Beaches marked Posted indicate bacterial levels in the water are higher than those considered acceptable as set out in the Ontario government’s Beach Management Protocol, making them unsafe for bathing.

source: Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit