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Most Toronto beaches open Sunday

Lifeguards are on site and water is tested daily

The following Toronto swimming beaches open Sunday, June 1, with lifeguards on site: 

• Bluffer’s Beach

• Centre Island Beach

• Cherry Beach

• Gibraltar Point Beach

• Hanlan’s Point Beach

• Kew-Balmy Beach

• Sunnyside Beach

• Ward’s Island Beach

• Woodbine Beaches

Marie Curtis Park Beach and Rouge Beach will open June 14, when lifeguards are trained for those locations. 

As far as water quality is concerned, the city has released the following statement:

"Toronto's beach water quality is tested daily at each of the 11 swimming beaches from June 1 through to Labour Day. The samples are analyzed using the most stringent testing standards in the world. If tests show E. coli levels exceed the provincial standards of 100 E. coli per 100 ml of water, Toronto Public Health will post warning signs against swimming at that beach."

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