Beaches are Officially Open!

 

 OPEN   Bellamy Park, 450 Lake Eloida Road
 OPEN   Lyn Pit, 90 Lyn Valley Road

Beach status is determined by the July 18 Weekly test results performed by the Leeds, Grenville, Lanark District Health Unit.
Visit https://healthunit.org/ for information.

Lifeguards

Bellamy Park does not have a lifeguard on duty.

Lifeguards are present at Lyn Pit, Mondays to Friday between 12:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. (Beginning July 1st)

Children are to be supervised by their guardian regardless if a lifeguard is on duty.

Children Activities

Swimming Lessons for Session 2 and 3 have spaces available.  Swimming Program webpage.
Nature Camp at Mac Johnson is still accepting registration and features swim time at Lyn Pit.  Click for information (external link).

Wildlife

Lyn Pit is within the Lyn Valley Conservation Area and Bellamy Park is near a wetland area.  As such, wildlife may be present in and near the swimming area.  Beach goers are to give wildlife space and not to disturb the animals. 

The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority has installed turtle boxes in the Lyn Pit area.  Please do not interfere with these boxes and be mindful of your activities in this area.

Rules

Rules have been posted at both beaches.  Please follow these rules for the safety and enjoyment of all visitors.

Safety Reminders from the Health Unit

Sunscreen and other sun blockers are easy ways to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays. Sun Safety Tips
Prolong periods in the sun or heat can create concerns for heat exhaustion and heat stroke.  Drink fluids and take frequent breaks from the sun and heat.  Young children and seniors are at a higher risk.

 

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley, 6544 New Dublin Rd, RR 2  Addison, ON, K0E 1A0
Tel. 613-345-7480 or 1-800-492-3175, Fax. 613-345-7235, Email: mail@ektwp.ca
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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