Public Notice

Published on July 9, 2021

The National Capital Commission (NCC) wishes to advise users of Gatineau Park that O’Brien Beach at Meech Lake and Smith Beach at Phillippe Lake are currently closed due to the class D water quality results. A resampling will be performed at these two locations.

As a preventative measure to ensure public health and safety, the NCC decided to close these beaches. Rest assured that the beaches will not re-open until all public safety requirements have been met.

Blanchet Beach, at Meech Lake, Breton and Parent beaches, at Philippe Lake, as well beaches at Leamy Lake Park and La Pêche Lake remain open.

Media Information:

Maryam El-Akhrass
Media Relations
343-551-6149 (cellular)