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Beaverton Kiteboarding at 9th Concession Road & Shore Line
This is one of the favorite recreational kiteboarding spot on Lake Simcoe that has been used by local kiteboarders for many years. This spot is located at Thorah Centennial Park not far from Beaverton.
Kiting Activities: Water kiting, snow kiting, windsurfing. No space to fly a trainer kite.
Rider Skills/Level: Beginners must kite with an instructor. Intermediate and advanced kiters must be able to launch form water and have self-rescue experience.
Water Conditions: Flatter and shallow (waste deep) for about 500m radius, cooler in the spring and fall, but warmer in the summer. Gets weedy by fall. Watch out for zebra mussels on the bottom, and wear protective footwear.
Wind Direction: The best winds for this spot are SW, W, and NW. WNW wind can get gusty. Watch the wind forecast before using this spot!
Kite Launching Instructions
There is a small area for kite setup and small opening in the tree line along the shore. Must get assisted kite launch or self-launch from water only.
How To Get Here: From Toronto take HWY 404 all the way to Keswick. From there follow HWY 48 until the fork and take HWY 12 north until 9th Concession Road.
Parking: Free parking, but please follow the signs and restrictions.
Rules: Please respect the locals.
Portable washrooms, garbage bins and kids playground on site.
These stats are for Maple Beach, south of Beaverton spot, Lake Simcoe.