Hayward Lake Beach


BEACH INFO:
Hayward Lake is a popular BC Hydro recreation site in the Lower Mainland, between Mission and Maple Ridge, BC.
BC Hydro encourages the public to enjoy the area. Please follow the parking policies, as they are in place to ensure public safety and emergency access.

Recreational activities enjoyed in the area include small boat use, fishing, swimming, picnicking, hiking, a designated off-leash dog area, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, photography and general enjoyment of the outdoors. Please be respectful of others and of the environment, and always take your trash with you when enjoying the trails and beaches.

Facilities at Hayward Lake include:
Open grass play areas
Gazebo picnic shelter
Car-top boat reservoir access ramp to high water
90 m long developed beach
Wheelchair accessible facilities
Washroom facility complete with change rooms and beach shower
Fishing
Hiking and mountain biking trails
Information displays
Drinking water
Off-leash dog area (please note that dogs are not allowed at the main beach area)

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • No data available

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample. Fraser Basin Council Society updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available.
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Monitoring Frequency

Hayward Lake Beach is not sampled

Source Information

Fraser Health Authority monitors the water quality at 42 Fraser Valley beaches. Sampling is conducted during the height of swim season (May – September). Sampling days rotate on a constant basis and are taken by a number of different samplers. There isn’t always specific sample dated noted when FHA posts its test results. Fraser Health Authority recommends that Swim Guide use the posting date rather than the sample date.

Fraser Health follows the Guidelines for Canadian Recreational Water Quality. Recreational water is considered safe if the geometric mean result is under 200 E.coli/100mL. If the geometric mean exceeds 200 E.coli/100mL, a series of single sample results exceed a maximum of 400 E.coli/100mL and/or in the event of a known hazard or spill, the Medical Health Officer will make an assessment of the risk to human health.

If there is a risk to human health, a warning sign will be posted at the beach. Results are communicated on the Fraser Health website (http://www.fraserhealth.ca/health-info/health-topics/recreational-water/beach-conditions/). Fraser Riverkeeper updates Swim Guide according to these results, as soon as they become available.

Test results for Fraser Valley beaches are posted weekly. Recreational water quality for a beach is determined by E. coli counts from a laboratory approved by the BC Provincial Health Officer for Provincial Drinking Water and Microbiology Testing.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 200 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 200 E.coli / 100 ML water or a series of single sample test results exceed a maximum of 400 E.coli/100mL.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

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Water Quality Graph

Hayward Lake Beach


COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample. Fraser Basin Council Society updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

BEACH INFO:
Hayward Lake is a popular BC Hydro recreation site in the Lower Mainland, between Mission and Maple Ridge, BC.
BC Hydro encourages the public to enjoy the area. Please follow the parking policies, as they are in place to ensure public safety and emergency access.

Recreational activities enjoyed in the area include small boat use, fishing, swimming, picnicking, hiking, a designated off-leash dog area, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, photography and general enjoyment of the outdoors. Please be respectful of others and of the environment, and always take your trash with you when enjoying the trails and beaches.

Facilities at Hayward Lake include:
Open grass play areas
Gazebo picnic shelter
Car-top boat reservoir access ramp to high water
90 m long developed beach
Wheelchair accessible facilities
Washroom facility complete with change rooms and beach shower
Fishing
Hiking and mountain biking trails
Information displays
Drinking water
Off-leash dog area (please note that dogs are not allowed at the main beach area)

Monitoring Frequency

Hayward Lake Beach is not sampled

Source Information

Fraser Health Authority monitors the water quality at 42 Fraser Valley beaches. Sampling is conducted during the height of swim season (May – September). Sampling days rotate on a constant basis and are taken by a number of different samplers. There isn’t always specific sample dated noted when FHA posts its test results. Fraser Health Authority recommends that Swim Guide use the posting date rather than the sample date.

Fraser Health follows the Guidelines for Canadian Recreational Water Quality. Recreational water is considered safe if the geometric mean result is under 200 E.coli/100mL. If the geometric mean exceeds 200 E.coli/100mL, a series of single sample results exceed a maximum of 400 E.coli/100mL and/or in the event of a known hazard or spill, the Medical Health Officer will make an assessment of the risk to human health.

If there is a risk to human health, a warning sign will be posted at the beach. Results are communicated on the Fraser Health website (http://www.fraserhealth.ca/health-info/health-topics/recreational-water/beach-conditions/). Fraser Riverkeeper updates Swim Guide according to these results, as soon as they become available.

Test results for Fraser Valley beaches are posted weekly. Recreational water quality for a beach is determined by E. coli counts from a laboratory approved by the BC Provincial Health Officer for Provincial Drinking Water and Microbiology Testing.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 200 E.coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 200 E.coli / 100 ML water or a series of single sample test results exceed a maximum of 400 E.coli/100mL.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Read more
Water Quality Graph

  Beach Location Water Quality
Mission, British Columbia
Maple Ridge, British Columbia
Mission, British Columbia
Maple Ridge, British Columbia
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