Jones Beach

Bridgenorth, Ontario

Jones Beach is a small, sandy beach. There is a gentle slope into deeper water, perfect for swimming, and a platform from which swimmers can jump into the warm lake. The beach is located on Chemung Lake (also spelled "Chemong"). It is part of the Kawartha Lakes and the Trent-Severn Waterway systems.

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 Green Beaver Company 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
-10°C
Mostly clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Jones Beach is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 8th

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Peterborough County-City Health Unit samples beaches weekly from mid-June to the end of August. When the information is posted on the PCCHU website, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates Swim Guide.

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

Jones Beach

Bridgenorth, Ontario

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 Green Beaver Company 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
-10°C
Mostly clear

Jones Beach is a small, sandy beach. There is a gentle slope into deeper water, perfect for swimming, and a platform from which swimmers can jump into the warm lake. The beach is located on Chemung Lake (also spelled "Chemong"). It is part of the Kawartha Lakes and the Trent-Severn Waterway systems.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Jones Beach is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 8th

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Peterborough County-City Health Unit samples beaches weekly from mid-June to the end of August. When the information is posted on the PCCHU website, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates Swim Guide.

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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