Gatineau Park and Leamy Lake beaches will open for the summer season Friday, June 15, 2012.
Until September 3, 2012, residents and visitors will have daily access to O’Brien, Blanchet, Breton, Parent and La Pêche beaches, in Gatineau Park, from 10 am to 6 pm and to Leamy Lake Beach from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm. Lifeguards will be on site during these hours. Swimmers will have access to facilities such as washrooms, change rooms and picnic tables.
The NCC urges the public to be prudent and keep personal safety in mind. Swimmers must respect designated hours, when beaches are supervised, and the swimming areas defined by buoys.
- Meech, Philippe and La Pêche Lake beaches: $10 per automobile; $30 per mini-bus; $50 per bus; $70 for a season’s pass.
- Leamy Lake Beach: $7 per automobile; $ 21 per bus.
The purchase of a daily pass for Gatineau Park beaches also includes access to Mackenzie King Estate and to Leamy Lake Beach.