Young's Point Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Advisories

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  • Blue-Green Algae - Young's Point

    Effective:  July 27, 2022

      A blue-green algae bloom has been issued for Sturgeon Lake.

       

      General precautions
      • Avoid all contact with blue green algae blooms. If contact occurs, wash with tap water ASAP.
      • Do not swim or wade in any areas where blue-green algae is visible.
      • Do not allow your pets to swim or wade in these areas or to eat fish or fish trimmings from the lake.
      • Consider limiting human consumption of fish from the lake.

      For detailed information, go to Alberta Health Services Blue Green Algae Health Advisories. Please refer to the specific advisory for this lake.

       

      Potential side effects could include; Skin, eye and ear infections if you come in contact with the water, vomiting and diarrhea if the water is consumed. Persons experiencing illness after having contact with lake water are advised to call Health Link at 811

       

      Blue-green algae bloom advisories are issued and rescinded by Alberta Health Services. Typically, advisories are lifted in late autumn, when water temperatures are so cool that blue green algae growth is no longer supported.

    General precautions
    • Avoid all contact with blue green algae blooms. If contact occurs, wash with tap water ASAP.
    • Do not swim or wade in any areas where blue-green algae is visable.
    • Do not allow your pets to swim or wade in these areas or to eat fish or fish trimmings from the lake.
    • Consider limiting human consumption of fish from the lake.

    For detailed information, go to Alberta Health Services Blue Green Algae Health Advisories. Please refer to the specific advisory for this lake.

    Blue-green algae bloom advisories are issued and rescinded by Alberta Health Services. Typically, advisories are lifted in late autumn, when water temperatures are so cool that blue green algae growth is no longer supported.

  • Construction Advisory - Young's Point PP - New Shower Building

    Effective:  May 20, 2022

      • Construction of the new shower building, located at the previous fenced wood lot, will be in progress starting May 18 to April 30, 2023.
      • Firewood for A,B, and C loops will be available at the North end of the campground road past C loop for the remainder of the operating season.

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