Albro Lake Beach And Other Closed Beaches

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Albro Lake Beach in Dartmouth is closed to swimming until further notice due to high bacteria levels in the water.

Beach supervisors regularly test the water quality at all supervised municipal beaches during the summer months. Recent test results indicate bacteria levels at this beach exceed Health Canada swimming guidelines.

High bacteria levels can be caused by a number of factors, including weather con­ditions and waterfow­l. Staff will contin­ue testing the water until bacteria leve­ls return to normal. The municipality wi­ll advise residents when the beach reope­ns.

Supervised beach locations (Open July 1, 2017)

Beach status is updated weekdays by 8:00 a.m. and by 9:00 a.m. on weekends.
 Beach Name  Location  Beach Status  Lifeguard Supervision (11:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Albro Lake Beach Albro Lake, Dartmouth Closed Yes
Birch Cove Beach Banook Lake, Dartmouth Closed Yes
Campbell Point Beach Hatchet Lake, Halifax Open Yes
Chocolate Lake Beach Chocolate Lake, Halifax Open Yes
Cunard Beach William’s Lake Rd., Halifax Open Yes
Kearney Beach Kearney Lake, Halifax Open Yes
Kidston Beach Kidston Lake, Halifax Open Yes
Kinap Beach Porter’s Lake closed Yes
Lake Echo Beach Lake Echo, Eastern Shore Open Yes
Long Pond Beach Long Pond, Halifax Open Yes
Malay Falls Sheet Harbour, Eastern Shore Open Yes
Oakfield Grand Lake, Oakfield Open Yes
Penhorn Beach Penhorn Lake, Dartmouth Open Yes
Pleasant Drive Beach Petpeswick Lake, Eastern Shore Open Yes
Sandy Lake Sandy Lake, Bedford Open Yes
Saunders Beach Paper Mill Lake, Bedford Open Yes
Shubie Beach Lake Charles, Shubie Park, Dartmouth Open Yes
Springfield Beach Springfield Lake, Sackville Open Yes
Webber’s Beach Lake Charlotte, Eastern Shore Open Yes

For a full list of open beaches, outdoor pools and splash pads check out Halifax.ca

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