Shubie Beach can be found in Shubie Park next to Lake Charles. Upon entering Shubie Park, a campground will become visible, next to the campground is the beach. Shubie Beach has a distinct welcoming atmosphere. There is an inviting beach next to a wide open lake.
Aside from the beach/lake, there are 11 kilometers of trails found within Shubie Park – ideal for running, walking, or biking. There is also a dog park in which dogs are free to move without a leash. For baseball players, there is a field available for use. At the campground, there are washrooms and showers to freshen up after a long day. (For those who are interested, Shubie Campground is the closest campground next to downtown Halifax).
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.
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
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
Items to be added in 2022
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 .
HIKERS GUIDE TO SHUBIE PARK