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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 the municipality will be operational from July 1 – August 31. Please note Spray Pools and Splash Pads are open until the end of September 2016.

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 a.m. to 5 p.m. everyday, rain or shine,
    begining July 1 until August 31, 2016
  • 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
CLOSED for season
Yes
Birch Cove Beach
(designated Blue Flag Beach)
CLOSED for season Yes
Black Rock Beach
CLOSED for season Yes
Campbell Point Beach
Hatchet Lake, Halifax
CLOSED for season Yes
Chocolate Lake Beach
CLOSED for season Yes
Cunard Beach
CLOSED for season Yes
Dingle Beach
CLOSED for season Yes
Government Wharf
Musquodoboit Harbour, Eastern Shore
CLOSED for season Yes
Kearney Beach
CLOSED for season Yes
Kidston Beach
CLOSED for season Yes
Kinap Beach
CLOSED for season Yes

Kinsmen Beach

CLOSED for season Yes
Lake Echo Beach

Lake Echo, Eastern Shore

CLOSED for season Yes

Long Pond Beach

CLOSED for season Yes
Malay Falls
Sheet Harbour, Eastern Shore
CLOSED for season Yes
Oakfield
Grand Lake, Oakfield
CLOSED for season Yes
Penhorn Beach
CLOSED for season Yes
Pleasant Drive Beach
CLOSED for season Yes
Sandy Lake
CLOSED for season Yes
Saunders Beach
Paper Mill Lake, Bedford
CLOSED for season Yes
Shubie Beach
CLOSED for season Yes

Springfield Beach

CLOSED for season Yes
Webber's Beach
CLOSED for season Yes

Outdoor Pools

Outdoor Pool Name

Location

Hours of Operation

Lifeguard Supervision

Bedford Outdoor Pool
Closed for season
Yes

Commons Outdoor Pool

Closed for season
Yes
Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool & Tennis Complex

609 Colby Drive, Dartmouth

Closed for season Yes

Spray Pools

Spray Pool Name

Location

Hours of Operation

Lifeguard Supervision

George Dixon Centre

Gottingen St., Halifax

September hours:
Weekdays: 3 - 7 p.m.
Weekends: 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Summer Months (July & August):
Open Daily 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

No

Isleville St Playground

Sebastian St., Halifax

September hours:
Weekdays: 3 - 7 p.m.
Weekends: 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Summer Months (July & August):
Open Daily 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

No
Sackville Splash Pad First Lake Drive, Lower Sackville

September hours:
Weekends from 10 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Summer Months (July & August):
Open Daily 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

No

Westmount School

September hours:
Weekdays: 3 - 7 p.m.
Weekends: 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Summer Months (July & August):
Open Daily 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
No