Beach Water Sampling Program

York Region's Health Services Department monitors water quality at the region's public bathing beaches during the summer months to ensure that the water is safe for swimming.

In Georgina. the following public beaches are tested from mid-June to the end of August:

  • Jacksons Point Harbour/Bonnie Park
  • Glenwoods Park
  • Peninsula Resort
  • Church Street Parkette
  • Holmes Point Park
  • Sheppard Ave Park
  • Franklin Beach
  • North Gwillimbury Park
  • Riverview Park
  • Willow Wharf Dock
  • Claredon Beach Park
  • Willow Beach Park
  • De La Salle Park

For more information, please visit York Region's Beach Water Testing page and scroll down to the map to see the status of beaches in York Region.


When the level of bacteria is high enough to cause illness, staff from York Region Health Services Department will post a sign(s) at the beach to warn swimmers of unsafe conditions. 

Beach Sign Examples

  • A red sign is posted when the bacteria level is more than the Ministry of Health standard.
  • A blue sign is posted when the bacteria level is within acceptable limits. 

Beaches will remain closed when there are indications of hazardous or infectious materials present in the water, or in the event of a blue-green algae bloom. When the water is once again safe for swimming, the beach will be reopened.

For current beach closures and additional information, visit York Region's Beach Water Testing page.

Contact Us

26557 Civic Centre Rd,
Keswick, ON  L4P 3G1

T: 905-476-4301 / 705-437-2210
F: 905-476-8100

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.