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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. 

http://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/Topics/SafeWater/BeachWater/Advisories

Muskoka Wharf Marina Season Closing Labour Day

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2022 10:27 AM

Gravenhurst, ON – After a successful and busy season, the Muskoka Wharf Marina located at 295 Steamship Bay will close for the season on Labour Day (Monday September 5, at 5:00 p.m.).

Thank you to the Wharf On-site Service Team including Calvin and Ben for their great service this summer!

For information on boat slip lease agreements for 2023, please email publicworks@gravenhurst.ca or visit www.gravenhurst.ca/wharfmarina.  

The Town appreciates the patronage of the users of this facility...

Cinema Under The Stars - Cancelled August 25

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 03:23 PM

Tonight’s Cinema Under the Stars is cancelled at Gull Lake Rotary Park due to impending rain. 

What a great summer! We made it through 7 fantastic films without challenge but unfortunately with the current forecast, we have made the decision to cancel tonight’s showing of “The Lion King (2019)”.

Thanks to everyone who attended for the first time or those returning to enjoy a film lake-side together in the community. We will see everyone next year when we return with another line-up of exciting...

Muskoka Bay Park - Swim Advisory August 25

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 02:18 PM

Gravenhurst, ON – Based on beach water samples collected on August 24, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is recommending that Muskoka Bay Park (700 Muskoka Rd. 169) be posted with a swim advisory.

The geometric mean of samples collected from the beach was 312 E. coli per 100 mL which exceeds the provincial standard of 200 E. coli per 100 mL.

During a swim advisory, the beach is posted with warning signs identifying that the most recent water samples showed bacteria in numbers. These numbers...

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