Brereton Lake Beach

Whiteshell Provincial Park, Manitoba

Brereton Beach offers the best of fun-in-the-sun recreation: swimming, canoeing, sailing and hiking. Part of Whiteshell Provincial Park, the Brereton Beach campground offers 8 electrical and 18 non-serviced sites and a playground, change rooms and picnic shelters within the campground area. North of the lake is the Amisk Hiking Trail, a 4.8km loop through scenic forest and over rock edges to a calm spot of the Rennie River. Not far from this spot is the Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary where bird lovers can get up close to the numerous Canada geese. Though unsupervised, the beach is sandy and close to the cook shelter. A boat launch is also available; the lake is popular with motor boats and canoes alike, as well as fishers aiming for crappies, walleye and perch. For those who plan on enjoying an extended stay, a grocery store, laundromat and restaurant are not far, located at the Brereton Lake Resort.

Photo Credit: Mark Evans / Flickr

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 at least 95% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 14th, 2020. North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on June 18th, 2020 at 12:22 AM.
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Current Weather
30°C
Clear and sunny
Monitoring Frequency

Brereton Lake Beach is sampled weekly from June 14th from October 1st.

Source Information

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.
Report algal blooms in Manitoba at forms.gov.mb.ca/algal_report/index.html.


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

Brereton Lake Beach

Whiteshell Provincial Park, Manitoba

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 at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 14th, 2020. North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on June 18th, 2020 at 12:22 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
30°C
Clear and sunny

Brereton Beach offers the best of fun-in-the-sun recreation: swimming, canoeing, sailing and hiking. Part of Whiteshell Provincial Park, the Brereton Beach campground offers 8 electrical and 18 non-serviced sites and a playground, change rooms and picnic shelters within the campground area. North of the lake is the Amisk Hiking Trail, a 4.8km loop through scenic forest and over rock edges to a calm spot of the Rennie River. Not far from this spot is the Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary where bird lovers can get up close to the numerous Canada geese. Though unsupervised, the beach is sandy and close to the cook shelter. A boat launch is also available; the lake is popular with motor boats and canoes alike, as well as fishers aiming for crappies, walleye and perch. For those who plan on enjoying an extended stay, a grocery store, laundromat and restaurant are not far, located at the Brereton Lake Resort.

Photo Credit: Mark Evans / Flickr

Monitoring Frequency

Brereton Lake Beach is sampled weekly from June 14th from October 1st.

Source Information

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.
Report algal blooms in Manitoba at forms.gov.mb.ca/algal_report/index.html.


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

  Beach Location Water Quality
Whiteshell Provincial Park, Manitoba
Whiteshell Provincial Park, Manitoba
Whiteshell, Manitoba
Whiteshell Provincial Park, Manitoba
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