Bathing Beaches


The Gloucester Health Department acts to protect the public from diseases associated with pathogenic agents and hazardous chemicals at public swimming areas. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s State Sanitary Code 105 CMR 445 regarding Bathing Beaches is enforced by the Gloucester Health Department through weekly water sampling, posting of unsafe water areas and investigation of possible contamination sources.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health provides information on testing of Gloucester’s public beaches.

Listing of Gloucester’s public beaches.

Please click here to view the Good Harbor Creek Report and supporting memo.