Fifty Point Beach

Winona, Ontario

Fifty Point Beach is part of an 80-hectare conservation area in picturesque Winona. The waters of this beach are reputed to be some of the warmest that Lake Ontario has to offer. This beach is a fantastic spot for to go for a swim, have a picnic, or go for a walk by the water. The marina at Fifty Point Beach is very large, with docking spaces for 320 boats, a double boat launch, visitor docks, and winter storage facilities. There are excellent fishing opportunities off the shores of Fifty Point. Salmon, rainbow trout, and large mouth bass are waiting to take the bait! The campground here is perfectly situated near the south shore.

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
2°C
Chance of heavy rain
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Fifty Point Beach is sampled weekly from May 18th to August 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Niagara Region Public Health Services samples beaches weekly from Victoria Day to Labour Day When the information is posted on the Niagara Region Public Health Services website, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates Swim Guide.

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

Fifty Point Beach

Winona, 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
2°C
Chance of heavy rain

Fifty Point Beach is part of an 80-hectare conservation area in picturesque Winona. The waters of this beach are reputed to be some of the warmest that Lake Ontario has to offer. This beach is a fantastic spot for to go for a swim, have a picnic, or go for a walk by the water. The marina at Fifty Point Beach is very large, with docking spaces for 320 boats, a double boat launch, visitor docks, and winter storage facilities. There are excellent fishing opportunities off the shores of Fifty Point. Salmon, rainbow trout, and large mouth bass are waiting to take the bait! The campground here is perfectly situated near the south shore.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Fifty Point Beach is sampled weekly from May 18th to August 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Niagara Region Public Health Services samples beaches weekly from Victoria Day to Labour Day When the information is posted on the Niagara Region Public Health Services website, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates Swim Guide.

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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