Elgin Pond

Uxbridge, Ontario

Elgin Pond Beach is located in Veterans Memorial Park in Uxbridge. This grassy beach has parking available on the side of the street.

Across from Elgin Pond Beach is Elgin Park. The park played host to prime minister Sir John A. Mcdonald. In July, you can take in the Highlands of Durham Games offering Celtic traditions and entertainment!

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
1°C
Fog
MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled weekly from 5 June to 28 August

SOURCE INFORMATION

Durham Region Health Department samples beaches weekly from June to the end of August. When sample results are shared online, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates Swim Guide. Signs are posted at the beach if it is unsafe for swimming.

Ontario beaches are monitored according to the province's Beach Management Protocol. Municipal health authorities monitor most public beaches. Provincial park beaches are monitored by Ontario Parks. The Protocol says that authorities must check water quality at least weekly from June to Labour Day at beaches where there are formal swimming programs or lifeguards. Most municipalities do not actually begin sampling until mid June. Beaches in Ontario are posted when the geometric mean of 5 samples collected within a 30-day period exceeds 100 E. coli / 100 ml of water.

A Ministry of the Environment procedure says that a clean beach is open at least 95% of the swimming season, even if it is near a sewage pipe. This rule applies to every place that is public, accessible, and feels like a good place to swim. When all else fails, the Ontario Environmental Protection Act strongly states that no one can interfere with the use that you can make of a public waterway - like swimming!

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Elgin Pond

Uxbridge, Ontario

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
1°C
Fog

Elgin Pond Beach is located in Veterans Memorial Park in Uxbridge. This grassy beach has parking available on the side of the street.

Across from Elgin Pond Beach is Elgin Park. The park played host to prime minister Sir John A. Mcdonald. In July, you can take in the Highlands of Durham Games offering Celtic traditions and entertainment!

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled weekly from 5 June to 28 August

SOURCE INFORMATION

Durham Region Health Department samples beaches weekly from June to the end of August. When sample results are shared online, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates Swim Guide. Signs are posted at the beach if it is unsafe for swimming.

Ontario beaches are monitored according to the province's Beach Management Protocol. Municipal health authorities monitor most public beaches. Provincial park beaches are monitored by Ontario Parks. The Protocol says that authorities must check water quality at least weekly from June to Labour Day at beaches where there are formal swimming programs or lifeguards. Most municipalities do not actually begin sampling until mid June. Beaches in Ontario are posted when the geometric mean of 5 samples collected within a 30-day period exceeds 100 E. coli / 100 ml of water.

A Ministry of the Environment procedure says that a clean beach is open at least 95% of the swimming season, even if it is near a sewage pipe. This rule applies to every place that is public, accessible, and feels like a good place to swim. When all else fails, the Ontario Environmental Protection Act strongly states that no one can interfere with the use that you can make of a public waterway - like swimming!

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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