Joel Stone Beach
A small urban sand beach with a roped shallow swim area, a deep water swim area marked at boating channel, a deep water dock with ladders and benches,  a raft with ladder. There are bike racks and some parking. Public washrooms, picnic tables, benches are found in a large mowed grass park area with paved walking paths and some tree shade. For the young crowd there is a splash pad and a play structure. Dogs must be leashed in the park, cleaned up after and are not allowed on the beach. Only a short walk  away you will find the 1000 Islands History Museum, Thousand Island Boat Museum, Gananoque Boat tours, restaurants. A medium walk brings you to downtown shopping and more restaurants.

Gananoque Rotary Beach
A tiny sand beach, marked at boating channel start.  It is a good spot for launching kayaks and canoes but swimming is not recommended. There is some parking and washrooms can be found at the marina.  A picnic shelter and picnic tables with a view of the River and Islands make it a pleasant place to stay a while. Dogs are not allowed on the beach.