Here are the beaches in and around the York Region:

Georgina (on Lake Simcoe)

  • Port Bolster
  • Peninsula Motel
  • Holmes Point
  • De La Salle Park (Jackson’s Point)- shallow water without a steep drop-off
  • Willow Wharf Dock
  • Willow Beach Conservation Area – 1/2 km sandy beach with a gentle slope, picnic tables, grassy & treed area, with change rooms, washrooms, drinking water, and a playground.
  • Claredon beach
  • Glenwoods beach (Parkwood Ave)

Gwillimbury (on Lake Simcoe)

  • Franklin Beach
  • Keswick Beach (Church Street)
  • Balfour Beach
  • Maple Leaf Park (formerly North Gwillimbury Park)
  • Island Grove

Richmond Hill

  • Sunset Beach
  • Sibbald Point Provincial Park – sandy beaches, changing rooms & comfort stations, overnight camping.


  • Cedar Beach
  • Shadow Beach

King Township

  • Recreational Island, Seneca Lake King Township

York Region Beach Health web site (beach closures)

Lake Simcoe, Georgian Bay, and Muskoka beaches