What Do the Beach Results Mean?
OPEN – The latest bacterial test of the water indicated acceptable levels or bacteria and can be used for swimming and other recreation purposes.
CAUTION – The water is not recommended for swimming. The latest bacterial tests of the water indicated unacceptable levels of bacteria.
CLOSED – DO NOT USE The beach is closed for recreational use due to an identified health hazard/condition that makes the beach unsafe for use.
N/A – Results are not available.
The beach results are updated once weekly throughout the summer season.
While the Health Unit strives to alert swimmers when conditions are not suitable for swimming, the public must be aware that conditions may change, and that there is always a level of risk when swimming in untreated water.
Weekly Beach Results
August 15, 2018 – 3:00pm
The following beaches within Leeds, Grenville and Lanark are open.
- Athens – Sand Bay County Park (Charleston Lake)
- Brockville – St. Lawrence Park
- Carleton Place – Centennial
- Carleton Place – Riverside
- Elizabethtown – Lyn Valley Park
- Gananoque – Joel Stone Beach
- Kitley – Bellamy Park
- Lanark Highlands – Dalhousie Lake
- Lanark Highlands – Lanark Beach
- Lanark Highlands – Robertson Lake Beach
- Leeds and the 1000 Islands – Kendrick’s Park
- Mississippi Mills – Almonte Beach
- Mississippi Mills – Pakenham Beach
- North Elmsley – Rideau Ferry Yacht Club
- Prescott – Kelly’s Beach
- Rideau Lakes – Lower Beverley Lake Park
- Rideau Lakes – Portland Campbell Street Beach
- Rideau Lakes – South Crosby (Sand Lake) Beach
- Smiths Falls – Senior Beach
- Westport – Foley Mountain
- Westport – Westport Sand Lake
The water is not recommended for swimming. The latest bacterial tests of the water indicated unacceptable levels of bacteria.
- Merrickville – Merrickville Beach
- Smiths Falls – Junior Beach