Canatara Beach

Beaches Action-Packed Fun Blue Flag Proud Family Friendly Quiet Escapes
1200 Lake Chipican Drive Sarnia ON Canada
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Canatara Park is the largest and most well-known park in the City of Sarnia. It has many attractions including a long stretch of sandy beach, rentable picnic pavilions and spaces, a concert stage near the beach, a BMX and Bike Track, and many paved and unpaved trails.


Canatara Beach is 1 of only 27 beaches in Canada to have earned official Blue Flag status for its commitment to adhere to strict water quality and a number of other criteria. The beach has rubber mat walkways to make the beach more accessible to people using wheelchairs or strollers, and accessible chairs for beach access.


Refer to the Aquatic Facilities page for more information regarding Canatara Beach.


The park is home to a number of community groups and businesses including the Seaway Kiwanis Mini Train, the Seaway Kiwanis Children’s Animal Farm, and a number of community lead events.

Located at 1200 Lake Chipican Drive, Sarnia, ON N7V3C1. Park hours are 5am to midnight.


Details regarding the Seaway Kiwanis Children’s Animal Farm and the Seaway Kiwanis Mini Train can be found through the Seaway Kiwanis and the Sarnia District Humane Society websites or by phone.

1200 Lake Chipican Drive Sarnia ON Canada
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