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Couchiching Beach swimming advisory lifted Aug. 1 Moose Beach swimming advisory is still in effect

Posted on Thursday August 01, 2019
Family at Couchiching Beach
Family at Beach

For immediate release (Aug. 1, 2019) – The City of Orillia has received notice from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit that the swimming advisory at Couchiching Beach, located at Couchiching Beach Park, has been lifted. The swimming advisory at Moose Beach remains in effect.

 A swimming advisory was issued for both Couchiching Beach and Moose Beach by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit on July 30, 2019, due to higher than normal bacteria count.

 Two of the three swimming areas in Orillia are open for swimming. This includes Couchiching Beach and Portage Bay.

 The City of Orillia is a city of 31,000 people in the heart of Ontario’s Lake Country on the shores of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe. Visit our website at

Jack Mair
Aquatic and Fitness Supervisor


Jennifer Ruff
Manager of Communications
705-238-9209 (cell)

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