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

Simcoe County

Leonard’s Beach – Advisory

Pete Pettersen Park Beach – Advisory

Little Lake Park Beach – Advisory

Bayview Memorial Park – Advisory


  • 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


Minden Hills Area
Minden Rotary Lagoon Beach – Posted

Kawartha Lakes

  • no postings or closures at this time

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