MUSKOKA LAKES, ON – A local beach has been deemed unsafe for swimming.

According to the township, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit notified the town of the advisory for Windermere Beach.

The reason for the advisory is due to the higher than acceptable bacteria levels in the waters.

Muskoka Lakes says there are signs posted at the beach and the health unit will inform people when it is safe to swim.

Township of Muskoka Lakes swimming lessons programmed for Windermere Beach has been moved to Hanna Park Beach in Port Carling at regularly scheduled times until the advisory is lifted.

For more information regarding swimming lesson relocation, please ask to speak with Anneles DeHaan, Lead Swim Instructor, at 705-765-3156.