Pleasure Beach

Waterford, Connecticut
Managed by The Swim Guide

Pleasure Beach is a sandy beach located in Waterford along the shores of Long Island Sound. In addition to swimming and relaxing, Pleasure Beach is also a venue for many events including picnics, cleanups, and sandcastle building contests!

The beach is a short walk from the parking lot. There are lifeguards on duty during the summer season and portable restrooms are available for visitors to the beach.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide 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
3°C
Cloudy
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Pleasure Beach is sampled weekly from May 15th to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Ledge Light Health District monitors water quality at beaches in this region from mid-May to mid-September. Water samples are collected at weekly from different bathing areas. Advisories are posted to the health district website.

Swim Guide checks the advisories daily, during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when bacteria counts are below 104 units / 100ml of marine water or 235 / 100ml of fresh water,

A beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 104 bacteria units / 100ml of marine water or 235 / 100ml of fresh water

A beach is marked Grey when there is no recent or reliable information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Pleasure Beach

Waterford, Connecticut
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide 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
3°C
Cloudy

Pleasure Beach is a sandy beach located in Waterford along the shores of Long Island Sound. In addition to swimming and relaxing, Pleasure Beach is also a venue for many events including picnics, cleanups, and sandcastle building contests!

The beach is a short walk from the parking lot. There are lifeguards on duty during the summer season and portable restrooms are available for visitors to the beach.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Pleasure Beach is sampled weekly from May 15th to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Ledge Light Health District monitors water quality at beaches in this region from mid-May to mid-September. Water samples are collected at weekly from different bathing areas. Advisories are posted to the health district website.

Swim Guide checks the advisories daily, during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when bacteria counts are below 104 units / 100ml of marine water or 235 / 100ml of fresh water,

A beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 104 bacteria units / 100ml of marine water or 235 / 100ml of fresh water

A beach is marked Grey when there is no recent or reliable information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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