If you’re looking to cool off this summer and want to take a dip in the water, there’s good news. The Halifax Regional Municipality announced yesterday Black Rock Beach in Point Pleasant Park, the Dingle Beach in Fleming Park, Dartmouth’s Albro Lake and Oakfield Beach are all re-opened for swimming. All four were closed due to high bacteria counts.

Black Rock and Dingle beaches have been closed off and on throughout July due to high bacteria counts. For up-to-date information on conditions of more than 30 beaches in HRM, phone 490-5458 or visit www.halifax.ca/recreation/beaches.html.