Beaches are closed for the season and will re-open in June 2020. Thank you for a great season!

 

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. The Blue Flag is flown at beaches that meet high standards for water quality, environmental management, environmental education, and safety. Check beach water quality, stay in swim zones and find out how to be safe on the beach.

  • Beach season is June to September
  • Open beaches are supervised from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Title Description
Bluffer's Beach

Closed:

  • the beach is not supervised or maintained
  • washrooms and other facilities may be closed

Parking is available*. For a list of all facilities, visit Bluffer’s Park and Beach.

*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.

Seasonal TTC bus service will start on May 12, 2019, and continue until fall 2019.

Centre Island Beach

Closed:

  • the beach is not supervised or maintained
  • washrooms and other facilities may be closed

Take the ferry to get to Centre Island. For a list of all facilities, visit Centre Island Park.

Cherry/Clarke Beach

Closed:

  • the beach is not supervised or maintained
  • washrooms and other facilities may be closed

Parking is available. For a list of all facilities, visit Cherry/Clarke Beach Park.

Gibraltar Point Beach

Closed:

  • the beach is not supervised or maintained
  • washrooms and other facilities may be closed
  • about half of the beach is affected by water levels.

Take the ferry to get to Centre Island.

Hanlan's Point Beach

Closed: 

  • the beach is not supervised and not recommended for use
  • washrooms and other facilities may be closed

Take the ferry to get to Hanlan’s Point.

This beach is clothing-optional. For a list of all facilities, visit Hanlan’s Point Park.

Kew-Balmy Beach

Closed:

  • the beach is not supervised or maintained
  • washrooms and other facilities may be closed

Parking is available in Balmy Beach Park. For a list of all facilities, visit Kew Gardens.

Marie Curtis Park East Beach

Closed:

  • the beach is not supervised or maintained
  • washrooms and other facilities may be closed

Parking is available. For a list of all facilities, visit Marie Curtis Park.

Rouge Beach

Closed 

  • the beach is not supervised and not recommended for use
  • washrooms and other facilities may be closed

For a list of all facilities, visit Rouge Beach Park.

Sunnyside Beach

Closed:

  • the beach is not supervised or maintained
  • washrooms and other facilities may be closed

For a list of all facilities, visit Sunnyside Park.

Ward's Island Beach

Closed:

  • the beach is not supervised or maintained
  • washrooms and other facilities may be closed
  • a large section of the beach is affected by high lake levels

Take the ferry to get to Ward’s Island.

For a list of all facilities, visit Ward’s Island Park.

Woodbine Beach

Closed:

  • the beach is not supervised or maintained
  • washrooms and other facilities may be closed

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

For a list of all facilities, visit Woodbine Beach Park.