A lifeguard station at the edge of a beach, where people are playing in the sun

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 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.