Sunset Beach (Municipal)

St. Catharines, Ontario

This is St. Catharines' largest beach, offering 1,200 feet of sandy beach area. The beach is located just off of the Waterfront Trail where you can also walk, run, and bike. The Welland Canal is also nearby. The beach's former name is "Municipal Beach", and locals also refer to it as "Garden". In August 2015 city council approved the request to change the name of the beach to Sunset Beach. It is indeed the perfect place to watch the sun go down on Lake Ontario.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on September 4th, 2020. Niagara Coastal Community Collaborative updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 4th, 2020 at 2:59 PM.
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Current Weather
2°C
A mix of sun and clouds
Monitoring Frequency

Sunset Beach (Municipal) is sampled weekly from May 18th to September 15th.

Source Information

TBD

Water Quality Graph

Sunset Beach (Municipal)

St. Catharines, Ontario

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on September 4th, 2020. Niagara Coastal Community Collaborative updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 4th, 2020 at 2:59 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
2°C
A mix of sun and clouds

This is St. Catharines' largest beach, offering 1,200 feet of sandy beach area. The beach is located just off of the Waterfront Trail where you can also walk, run, and bike. The Welland Canal is also nearby. The beach's former name is "Municipal Beach", and locals also refer to it as "Garden". In August 2015 city council approved the request to change the name of the beach to Sunset Beach. It is indeed the perfect place to watch the sun go down on Lake Ontario.

Monitoring Frequency

Sunset Beach (Municipal) is sampled weekly from May 18th to September 15th.

Source Information

TBD

Water Quality Graph

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