Pleasant Drive Beach

Pleasant Drive Beach

Pleasant Drive Beach

Pleasant Drive Beach

Pleasant Drive Beach is on Petpeswick Lake, which has a swimming area with lifeguards on duty during the summer months. The lake is popular with anglers as bullheads, white perch and brown trout are commonly caught in the lake.

LOCATION

WEATHER

LIFEGUARDS SUPERVISION

There are active lifeguards on duty beginning on July 1 to August 31 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m on fair weather days only.

SAFETY

There are red bouys installed at this beach to indicate where it is safe to swim. 

When swimming at any beach you should follow these safety guidelines.

  • Swim with a buddy
  • Children Under the Age of 8 must be accompanied by an Adult in the Water and Must stay within Arms Reach at all times.

  • No Boats, Kayaks, Canoes in the supervise area

  • No Smoking or Vaping on the beach

  • No alcohol on the beach

  • No Pets on the Beach

  • No Barbeques on the Beach

ACCESSIBILITY

  • none

WATER TESTING

Municipal staff regularly test the water quality for bacteria levels at all supervised municipal beaches, as well as one unsupervised beach, during the summer months (July 1 - August 31). Know your swimming limitations if you choose to swim in unsupervised bodies of water. 

Click here for information on Algae Blooms

EQUIPMENT LENDING

Items to be added in 2022

SWIMMING LESSONS

FREE swimming lessons are offered at most HRM beaches. To see what levels are available or to register visit www.halifax.ca/myrec  or call 902-490-6666 or online at .