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Supervised Beaches, Outdoor Pools and Splash Pads

 


Lifeguard supervision and water quality testing at all municipal beaches, outdoor pools and spray pool in the HRM will be operational from July 1st – August 31st.

For a full list of fall programs and more information on registration, visit Programs and Activities.


Come enjoy our beautiful municipal beaches and pools!

  • Lifesaving Society-Certified lifeguards are on duty from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm everyday, rain or shine,
    begining June 30 until August 31, 2015
  • Stringent water quality tests at municipal beaches are completed weekly

 

Aquatics Ratios

Ratio Poster

 

The municipality thanks the public for enjoying our beaches and pools responsibly and encourage swimmers to exercise caution if they choose to swim during the off-season or in non-supervised areas.

For additional information, call 902.490.5458.



Beach Washroom/Changeroom Facilities

Albro Lake Beach | Washroom/Changeroom available | 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Chocolate Lake Beach | Washroom/Changeroom available | 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Birch Cove Beach | Washrooms and Washroom/Changeroom available | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Penhorn Beach | Washrooms and Washroom/Changeroom available | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Supervised Beach Locations

*Beach status is updated Weekdays by 8:00 am and Weekends by 9:00 am.

Beach Name

Location

Beach Status

Lifeguard Supervision
(11 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

Albro Lake Beach
OPEN for Swimming
No
Birch Cove Beach
(designated Blue Flag Beach)
OPEN for Swimming
No
Black Rock Beach
OPEN for Swimming
No
Campbell Point Beach
Hatchet Lake, Halifax
OPEN for Swimming
No
Chocolate Lake Beach
OPEN for Swimming
No
Cunard Beach
OPEN for Swimming
No
Dingle Beach
CLOSED for Swimming
No
Government Wharf
Musquodoboit Harbour, Eastern Shore
OPEN for Swimming No
Kearney Beach
OPEN for Swimming
No
Kidston Beach
OPEN for Swimming
No
Kinap Beach
OPEN for Swimming No

Kinsmen Beach

OPEN for Swimming
No
Lake Echo Beach

Lake Echo, Eastern Shore

OPEN for Swimming
No

Long Pond Beach

OPEN for Swimming
No
Malay Falls
Sheet Harbour, Eastern Shore
OPEN for Swimming No
Oakfield
Grand Lake, Oakfield
OPEN for Swimming
No
Penhorn Beach
OPEN for Swimming
No
Pleasant Drive Beach
OPEN for Swimming
No
Sandy Lake
OPEN for Swimming
No
Saunders Beach
Paper Mill Lake, Bedford
OPEN for Swimming
No
Shubie Beach
OPEN for Swimming
No

Springfield Beach

OPEN for Swimming
No
Webber's Beach
OPEN for Swimming
No

Outdoor Pools

Outdoor Pool Name

Location

Hours of Operation

Lifeguard Supervision

Bedford Outdoor Pool
see swim schedule
No

Commons Outdoor Pool

Closed
No
Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool & Tennis Complex

609 Colby Drive, Dartmouth

Closed No

Spray Pools

Spray Pool Name

Location

Hours of Operation

Lifeguard Supervision

George Dixon Centre

Gottingen St., Halifax

Summer Months:
Open Daily 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
(Until the end of August)

September hours:
Weekdays: 3:00 - 7:00 pm
Weekends: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm.

No

Isleville St Playground

Sebastian St., Halifax

Summer Months:
Open Daily 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
(Until the end of August)

September hours:
Weekdays: 3:00 - 7:00 pm
Weekends: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
No
Sackville Splash Pad First Lake Drive, Lower Sackville

Summer Months:
Open Daily 10:00 am - 8:00 pm (Until the end of August)

September hours:
Weekdays: 3:00 - 8:00 pm
Weekends from 10:00 am - 8:30 pm.

No

Westmount School

Summer Months:
Open Daily 9:30 am - 7:00 pm (Until the end of August)

September hours:
Weekdays: 3:00 - 7:00 pm
Weekends: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
No