Verulam Recreational Park

Fenelon Falls, Ontario

Verulam Recreational Park can be found on the shore of Sturgeon Lake, just east of Fenelon Falls. It is not only a popular swimming destination but also a busy spot for boaters, who may take advantage of the public boat dock and launch. Picnic facilities are available for all visitors to the park.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% 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
3°C
Fog
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Verulam Recreational Park is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 9th

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit samples beaches weekly from June to the end of August. When the information is posted on the HKPR website, The Green Beaver Company updates Swim Guide for this region.

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

Verulam Recreational Park

Fenelon Falls, Ontario

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% 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
3°C
Fog

Verulam Recreational Park can be found on the shore of Sturgeon Lake, just east of Fenelon Falls. It is not only a popular swimming destination but also a busy spot for boaters, who may take advantage of the public boat dock and launch. Picnic facilities are available for all visitors to the park.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Verulam Recreational Park is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 9th

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit samples beaches weekly from June to the end of August. When the information is posted on the HKPR website, The Green Beaver Company updates Swim Guide for this region.

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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