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Swim Advisory Updates - September 2, 2022

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2022 09:29 AM

Gravenhurst, ON – Based on beach water samples collected on August 31st, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is recommending that Gull Lake Rotary Park (405 Brock St.) be posted with a swim advisory.

The geometric mean of samples collected from the beach was 891 E. coli per 100 mL which exceeds the provincial standard of 200 E. coli per 100 mL.

The Swim Advisories for Muskoka Bay Park Beach and Lorne Street Beach have been lifted.

The Town, in partnership with the Simcoe Muskoka District...

By-law Enforcement Hours and Back to School Safety Reminders

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 08:32 AM

Gravenhurst, ON - Starting Tuesday, September 6, the By-law Services Division will be reducing their summer hours. Officers will be enforcing municipal by-laws between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., seven days a week (where staffing is available).

Municipal Law Enforcement Officers enforce a wide variety of Town of Gravenhurst by-laws. For more information on frequently requested by-laws, please visit

Where you suspect that there may be a by-law violation,...

Fall Tree and Shrub Sale On Now

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 11:34 AM

Now is your chance to purchase trees & shrubs that are suitable to our local environment!

Native trees & shrubs help reduce pollution, provide shade, lower home energy costs, increase the value of your property, improve the appearance of our community and provide wildlife habitat.

Deadline for orders: 12:00 pm on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022

Order forms with a complete list of trees and shrubs being offered can be found at  

Swim Advisory - Lorne Street Beach (Aug.26/22)

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2022 01:54 PM

The Swim Advisory issued on August 26, 2022 for Lorne Street Beach has now been LIFTED BY THE SMDHU.

Test results from samples collected on August 29, 2022 show that the bacteria levels were at 24 E. coli per 100 mL.

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