Wards Island Dock Beach is a beach facing the Inner Harbour of Toronto. It is a popular spot for recreational water users on Wards Island in Toronto. In the summer the residents and visitors of Wards Island can go out for a canoe, kayak, and Stand-Up-Paddle. No lifeguards are on duty at Wards Island Dock Beach. In 2017 and 2019 Toronto Islands reached historical water levels submerging much of the Island underwater.
The Toronto Islands are a little piece of natural paradise in the City of Toronto. It is a popular place to visit for Toronto mainland residents and tourists. Wards Island is where the residential part of the island is. It is home year-round to over 600 people.
The Island Sampling Team is made up of residents of Wards Island, who began sampling this site in 2019. These citizen scientists are a part of the Toronto Monitoring Hub, which is one of Swim Drink Fish’s monitoring hubs. Waters are tested on Wednesdays, and the results will be updated on Swim Guide on Thursday afternoons. You can access the detailed open data files for this location here: https://www.recreationalwater.ca/toronto