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Lakeside Park Beach

1 Lakeport Rd, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-688-5600
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Sadly the beach is in a terrible state right now as a result of heavy rains and flooding.

This beautiful beach and park is a great place to visit and spend an hour or a full day. With a new... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
St. Catharines, Canada
Right now it is basically under water

Due to very high water level in Lake Ontario and all the rain the beach is pretty much under water... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
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1 Lakeport Rd, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-688-5600
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful beach and park is a great place to visit and spend an hour or a full day. With a new pavillion and bandstand nearly completed as well as a childrens play area that is under construction we hope the park and beach will...More

Thank irisheyes717
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Due to very high water level in Lake Ontario and all the rain the beach is pretty much under water - pier is closed off due to damage and the park is quite a mess - hopefully when the rains stop the lake will lower...More

1  Thank DigitalMaster
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Walk on the beach, eat an ice cream. Jump on the carousel - still 5c a ride. Take a picnic. Watch your kids play on the playground. Easy parking. Great eateries within a three minute walk. We love The Port!

Thank pjj2k
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Lakeside beach memories! Forget the fact that the water is unclean and it can smell too bad to lay out sometimes. The view can be spectacular and if you are lucky enough to get out from shore on a boat to watch Canada Day Fireworks...More

Thank Brian Y
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Nice beach, but not like it used to be...less family environment... Only beach volleyball or swimming at your own risk...at least they still have the carousel for 5cents

Thank gunn62
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The beach is wide and sandy. One can wade out quite a way before the water becomes deep. There is a very large parking lot and a pavilion which will soon be re-built providing a picnic area. It is also the home of a very...More

Thank St_CatharinesRah
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Good beach for volleyball....lots of nets. For swimming, not so good. Sometimes foul-smelling in hot weather, although they do make an attempt to keep it clean. I used to like to walk the pier on the east side of the beach, but half of it...More

Thank BJWM47
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Been there many times, don.t live too far. Great beach for walking and water sports, volleyball posts installed. Same Fabulous Sugary Sand as ever was. Lived in this area for 60 years. The are is undergoing a bit of renewal as the Piers have been...More

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Beach is the Same Fabulous Sugary Sand as it ever Was, the area is undergoing a bit of a renewal as the Piers have been closed down partially and local landmarks are being slowly replaced with new restaurants and boutiques. The City has handed...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Lovely fine sand beach, little ice cream kiosk, green grass for frisbee or what-have-you. The water is so-so; make sure it's safe to swim before you plunge. Hoping they re-open the marina walk soon!

Thank Peach S
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would I be able to host a large family BBQ? ie. are there many picnic tables and a BBQ for use?
2 May 2017|
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Response from gunn62 | Reviewed this property |
There used to be a large gazebo with hibachis to use...but they just removed it last year so now its just a beach with volleyball nets and some park benches