Simon Lake Park Beach

Sudbury, Ontario

This is a popular beach for both locals and tourists as it offers many amenities. Simon Lake is a freshwater lake between McCharles Lake and Mud Lake. It is a shallow lake which makes it ideal for families with young children, although it is unsupervised. The beach is located within Simon Lake Park Conservation Area and boasts about 100 feet of shoreline and plenty of trees for shade. You'll find many activities such as canoeing, hiking trails, picnic areas, and a boat launch here at the conservation area.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current 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
-13°C
Snow
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Simon Lake Park Beach is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Sudbury District Health Unit samples beaches weekly from June to the end of August. Official sampling results are unavailable for this region. The beaches are monitored, but actual sampling schedule and the sample results are unknown. Sampling dates and results are necessary for Lake Ontario Waterkeeper to enter the data into Swim Guide.

Swimming advisories with dates are shared with the public on Swim Guide. If no advisory has been made, it is most likely that those beaches have passed standards for swimming. However, because we cannot specify a sample date or confirm the result we are unfortunately unable to update Swim Guide with data.

Sudbury & District Health Unit posts on their website results from most recent samples. Please visit https://www.sdhu.com/health-topics-programs/water/beaches-splash-pads-pools-spas/beach-water-testing-results for the latest information.

Ontario beaches are monitored according to the province's Beach Management Protocol. The Protocol says that authorities must check water quality at least weekly from June 1 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

Simon Lake Park Beach

Sudbury, Ontario

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current 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
-13°C
Snow

This is a popular beach for both locals and tourists as it offers many amenities. Simon Lake is a freshwater lake between McCharles Lake and Mud Lake. It is a shallow lake which makes it ideal for families with young children, although it is unsupervised. The beach is located within Simon Lake Park Conservation Area and boasts about 100 feet of shoreline and plenty of trees for shade. You'll find many activities such as canoeing, hiking trails, picnic areas, and a boat launch here at the conservation area.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Simon Lake Park Beach is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Sudbury District Health Unit samples beaches weekly from June to the end of August. Official sampling results are unavailable for this region. The beaches are monitored, but actual sampling schedule and the sample results are unknown. Sampling dates and results are necessary for Lake Ontario Waterkeeper to enter the data into Swim Guide.

Swimming advisories with dates are shared with the public on Swim Guide. If no advisory has been made, it is most likely that those beaches have passed standards for swimming. However, because we cannot specify a sample date or confirm the result we are unfortunately unable to update Swim Guide with data.

Sudbury & District Health Unit posts on their website results from most recent samples. Please visit https://www.sdhu.com/health-topics-programs/water/beaches-splash-pads-pools-spas/beach-water-testing-results for the latest information.

Ontario beaches are monitored according to the province's Beach Management Protocol. The Protocol says that authorities must check water quality at least weekly from June 1 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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