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Beaches & Outdoor Pools

Beach season begins Tuesday, June 30, 2015


Lifeguard supervision and water quality testing at all municipal beaches, outdoor and spray pools will begin for the 2015 season on Tuesday, June 30.

Once again, swimming lessons at beaches and outdoor pools will be offered free of charge.

Registration
Dates:

  • June 10 at 10 am | Aquatics and Beach programs | Session 1 and 2

  • July 8 at 10 am | Aquatics and Beach programs | Session 3 and 4


The municipality would like to thank the general public for enjoying our beaches and pools in a responsible manner, and we encourage swimmers to exercise caution if they choose to swim in the off-season or in non-supervised areas.

For additional information on our beaches, call 902.490.5458

       

Beaches

Location
Water Quality
/ Beach Status

Supervised by Lifeguard?

Albro Beach
 
Yes
Birch Cove Beach
(now a designated Blue Flag Beach)
 
Yes
Black Rock Beach
 
Yes
Campbell Point Beach
 
Yes
Chocolate Beach
 
Yes
Cunard Beach
 
Yes
Dingle Beach
 
Yes
Government Wharf
 
Kearney Beach
 
Yes
Kidston Beach
 
Yes
Kinap Beach
 

Kinsmen Beach

 
Yes
Lake Echo Beach

Lake Echo, Eastern Shore

 
Yes

Long Pond Beach

 
Yes
Malay Falls
 
Oakfield
 
Yes
Penhorn Beach
 
Yes
Pleasant Drive Beach
 
Yes
Sandy Lake
 
Yes
Saunders Beach
 
Yes
Shubie Beach
 
Yes
Silversides Beach *Private Beach / User Fees Apply
 
Yes

Springfield Beach 

 
Yes
Webber's Beach
 
Yes
     

Outdoor Pools

Location
Supervised by Lifeguard?
Bedford Outdoor Pool
Yes

Commons Outdoor Pool

Yes
Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool & Tennis Complex

609 Colby Drive, Dartmouth

Yes
     

Spray Pools

Location Supervised by Lifeguard?

George Dixon Centre 

Gottingen St., Halifax

No

Isleville St Playground 

Sebastian St., Halifax

No

Westmount School

No



*Weekday supervision only