Many of Toronto’s waterfront parks have sand or cobble beaches for you to enjoy. Soak up the lakeside atmosphere, come for a picnic or some beach volleyball!

Swimming Beaches

These beaches are perfect for taking a swim during the hot summer! Some swimming beaches are Blue Flag beaches. The Blue Flag is flown at beaches that meet high standards for water quality, environmental management, environmental education, and safety.

Beach season: First week of June to Labour Day
Open beaches are supervised: 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Bluffer's Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: Parking*, washrooms, picnic areas, volleyball

*Parking lots fill up very quickly on weekends! When the lots are full, visitors must walk into the park along Brimley Road from Barkclene Hills Road.

Visit Bluffer’s Park and Beach for more information.

Centre Island Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Take the ferry to get to Centre Island

Facilities: Concessions/snack bar, bike rental, showers and change room

Accessibility: A beach wheelchair can be rented for free at the Centre Island First Aid Station. Call 416-392-2501 to reserve. Note: Due to large, smooth tires, wheelchairs can’t be pushed manually and require a support person.

This beach has expanded mesh plastic mats reaching all the way to the water’s edge.

Visit Centre Island Park for more information.

Cherry/Clarke Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: Dogs Off Leash Area, parking

Visit Cherry/Clarke Beach Park for more information.

Gibraltar Point Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Take the ferry to get to Centre Island.

Facilities: none

Hanlan's Point Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Take the ferry to get to Hanlan’s Point.

Facilities: Clothing-optional area, volleyball

Visit Hanlan’s Point Park for more information.

Kew-Balmy Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: Concessions, parking

Visit Kew Gardens for more information.

Marie Curtis Park East Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: Parking

Visit Marie Curtis Park for more information.

Rouge Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: none

Visit Rouge Beach Park for more information.

Sunnyside Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: Concessions, boardwalk café, change rooms, parking, pool (outdoor), volleyball

Visit Sunnyside Park for more information.

Ward's Island Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Take the ferry to get to Ward’s Island.

Facilities: Snack bar

Visit Ward’s Island Park for more information.

Woodbine Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: Concessions, parking, picnic areas, restaurant, volleyball

Accessibility: A beach wheelchair can be rented for free by calling 311 and picked-up at the Donald D. Summerville Outdoor Pool. Note: Due to large, smooth tires, wheelchairs can’t be pushed manually and require a support person.

This beach has expanded mesh plastic mats reaching all the way to the water’s edge

Visit Woodbine Beach Park for more information.

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Bluffer's Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: Parking*, washrooms, picnic areas, volleyball

*Parking lots fill up very quickly on weekends! When the lots are full, visitors must walk into the park along Brimley Road from Barkclene Hills Road.

Visit Bluffer’s Park and Beach for more information.

Centre Island Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Take the ferry to get to Centre Island

Facilities: Concessions/snack bar, bike rental, showers and change room

Accessibility: A beach wheelchair can be rented for free at the Centre Island First Aid Station. Call 416-392-2501 to reserve. Note: Due to large, smooth tires, wheelchairs can’t be pushed manually and require a support person.

This beach has expanded mesh plastic mats reaching all the way to the water’s edge.

Visit Centre Island Park for more information.

Cherry/Clarke Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: Dogs Off Leash Area, parking

Visit Cherry/Clarke Beach Park for more information.

Gibraltar Point Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Take the ferry to get to Centre Island.

Facilities: none

Hanlan's Point Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Take the ferry to get to Hanlan’s Point.

Facilities: Clothing-optional area, volleyball

Visit Hanlan’s Point Park for more information.

Kew-Balmy Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: Concessions, parking

Visit Kew Gardens for more information.

Marie Curtis Park East Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: Parking

Visit Marie Curtis Park for more information.

Rouge Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: none

Visit Rouge Beach Park for more information.

Sunnyside Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: Concessions, boardwalk café, change rooms, parking, pool (outdoor), volleyball

Visit Sunnyside Park for more information.

Ward's Island Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Take the ferry to get to Ward’s Island.

Facilities: Snack bar

Visit Ward’s Island Park for more information.

Woodbine Beach

Closed: until June 2018.

Facilities: Concessions, parking, picnic areas, restaurant, volleyball

Accessibility: A beach wheelchair can be rented for free by calling 311 and picked-up at the Donald D. Summerville Outdoor Pool. Note: Due to large, smooth tires, wheelchairs can’t be pushed manually and require a support person.

This beach has expanded mesh plastic mats reaching all the way to the water’s edge

Visit Woodbine Beach Park for more information.