Gimli Beach

Gimli, Manitoba

Gimli Beach is a sandy, freshwater beach on the waterfront of the Town of Gimli. There is a long stretch of brightly colored picnic tables, play structures, a concession stand, and a long boardwalk for strolling. This beach park is monitored daily in the summer by Gimli Beach Patrols. The town has all amenities including dining, shopping and hotels, and cultural festivals throughout the summer. You will see signs of the Icelandic heritage of the earliest residents, including the towering Viking statue at the south end of 2nd
Ave.

Gimli is home to a commercial fishing industry, and has a large marina protected by a breakwater walkway, covered in lovely mural paintings. Fresh fish from the lake can be found in local restaurants.

Water quality samples are collected at twice a week at Gimli Beach throughout the monitoring season.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 29th, 2019. North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper 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

Gimli Beach is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.

Manitoba Sustainable Development, has developed the Clean Beaches Program to provide valuable information to the public on how to protect Manitoba’s beautiful beaches and reduce the risk of illness to bathers.

There are about 60 beaches across Manitoba that are routinely monitored each season for E. coli and the presence of algae and the algal toxin microcystin. Beaches that exceed Manitoba’s recreational water quality objectives are posted with advisory signs at the beach and on Manitoba’s beach website at: Manitoba.ca/beaches.

Water quality samples are routinely collected during the summer months. Monitoring typically begins in June and continues at most beaches until the end of August. Frequency of sampling is determined based on recreational intensity, historic bacteria data, or in support of special projects. Swim Guide checks daily from Monday - Friday for E. coli and algae advisories.

If the geometric mean of E. coli samples exceeds Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL and/or when a single sample contains more than 400 bacteria/100 mL the beach is re-sampled.

A beach is marked Green when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is below Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is above Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Gimli Beach

Gimli, Manitoba

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 29th, 2019. North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper 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

Gimli Beach is a sandy, freshwater beach on the waterfront of the Town of Gimli. There is a long stretch of brightly colored picnic tables, play structures, a concession stand, and a long boardwalk for strolling. This beach park is monitored daily in the summer by Gimli Beach Patrols. The town has all amenities including dining, shopping and hotels, and cultural festivals throughout the summer. You will see signs of the Icelandic heritage of the earliest residents, including the towering Viking statue at the south end of 2nd
Ave.

Gimli is home to a commercial fishing industry, and has a large marina protected by a breakwater walkway, covered in lovely mural paintings. Fresh fish from the lake can be found in local restaurants.

Water quality samples are collected at twice a week at Gimli Beach throughout the monitoring season.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Gimli Beach is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.

Manitoba Sustainable Development, has developed the Clean Beaches Program to provide valuable information to the public on how to protect Manitoba’s beautiful beaches and reduce the risk of illness to bathers.

There are about 60 beaches across Manitoba that are routinely monitored each season for E. coli and the presence of algae and the algal toxin microcystin. Beaches that exceed Manitoba’s recreational water quality objectives are posted with advisory signs at the beach and on Manitoba’s beach website at: Manitoba.ca/beaches.

Water quality samples are routinely collected during the summer months. Monitoring typically begins in June and continues at most beaches until the end of August. Frequency of sampling is determined based on recreational intensity, historic bacteria data, or in support of special projects. Swim Guide checks daily from Monday - Friday for E. coli and algae advisories.

If the geometric mean of E. coli samples exceeds Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL and/or when a single sample contains more than 400 bacteria/100 mL the beach is re-sampled.

A beach is marked Green when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is below Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is above Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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