April 24, 2024

Yellow Flag Status

Hi Summerside,

We are now flying the Flags on Yellow as of today, April 24, 2024

Despite the desire to use the lake during this warmer weather, there’s still an increased risk due to cold water temperatures. Current lake temperatures are at 5 degrees Celsius. Please note that personal watercrafts or swimming are prohibited until warmer water temperatures are deemed safe. ENTRY PARK will remain CLOSED until further notice, but fishing in the lake is permitted.

As indicated in the information about our flag system, which can be found on our website, Yellow flags mean the following:

Potential elevated risk of using the lake. The lake is open, but please check the SSRA website prior to use for details regarding increased risk, and exercise caution and discretion prior to and/or during use.

Please review the following information: (Links also available on our website)

First 10 minutes
Cold Water Shock

Additional information can found at:

Water Temperature Safety Guide

To find out the current status of the Lake at any time please visit www.lakesummerside.ca > ‘Flags’ > Current Status.

Please note that the details provided here are a summary of the official Rules & Regulations, which have been adjusted to incorporate the Flag System. Please visit our website for the full details. Full
details can be found here: www.lakesummerside.ca > ‘About Us’ > Rules & Regulations.

Stay tuned for any updates via our social media, website, and newsletter. For more information about the Flag System please visit www.lakesummerside.ca > ‘Flags’ > Information.

If you have any questions, please call the office at 780-497-7558 or the gatehouse at 780-756-6772.