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Beaches and Outdoor/Spray Pools

 

Come enjoy our beautiful municipal beaches and pools this summer!

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

 

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Free Swimming Lessons | Registration

  • July 8 at 10am
    • Session 3 | July 13 - 24
    • Session 4 | Aug 10 - 21

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.

       

Beaches

Location

Water Quality/Beach Status

Lifeguard Supervision

Albro Beach
 
Yes
Birch Cove Beach
(now a designated Blue Flag Beach)
 
Yes
Black Rock Beach
 
Yes
Campbell Point Beach
Hatchet Lake, Halifax
 
Yes
Chocolate Beach
 
Yes
Cunard Beach
 
Yes
Dingle Beach
As of June 30 | Closed due to high bacteria
Yes
Government Wharf
Musquodoboit Harbour, Eastern Shore
As of July 2 | Closed due to high bacteria
Yes | Weekday supervision only
Kearney Beach
 
Yes
Kidston Beach
 
Yes
Kinap Beach
 
Yes | Weekday supervision only

Kinsmen Beach

 
Yes
Lake Echo Beach

Lake Echo, Eastern Shore

 
Yes

Long Pond Beach

 
Yes
Malay Falls
Sheet Harbour, Eastern Shore
 
Yes | Weekday supervision only
Oakfield
Grand Lake, Oakfield
 
Yes
Penhorn Beach
 
Yes
Pleasant Drive Beach
 
Yes
Sandy Lake
 
Yes
Saunders Beach
Paper Mill Lake, Bedford
 
Yes
Shubie Beach
 
Yes
Silversides Beach *Private Beach / User Fees Apply
 
Yes

Springfield Beach 

 
Yes
Webber's Beach
 
Yes
     

Outdoor Pools

Location
Lifeguard Supervision
Bedford Outdoor Pool
Shore Drive, Bedford | Closed until July 15
Yes

Commons Outdoor Pool

Yes
Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool & Tennis Complex

609 Colby Drive, Dartmouth

Yes
     

Spray Pools

Location Lifeguard Supervision

George Dixon Centre 

Gottingen St., Halifax

No

Isleville St Playground 

Sebastian St., Halifax

No

Westmount School

No