It's finally summer, the kids are out of school and it's time to hit the beaches!  But which beaches are the safest to toss down your blanket on this summer?

According to SouthCoast Today, most all of the beaches here on the Southcoast are safe for swimming.  This is based on weekly water testing on Massachusetts beaches through most of 2016.


  • 1

    Plymouth Beach

    Location: Plymouth

    Plymouth Beach was tested 15 times in 2016 for water quality and all is good.  If you have binoculars with you, you may spot a whale or two :)
  • 2

    White Horse Beach

    Location: Plymouth

    White Horse Beach was tested for water quality 8 times in 2016, and is considered to be among the safest in our state!

  • 3

    Oyster Harbors Club

    Location: Osterville

    Oyster Harbors Club was tested 14 times in 2016, and is one of the most pristine beaches on all of Cape Cod!
  • 4

    Oakland Avenue

    Location: Marion

    Oakland Avenue was tested 15 times in 2016, is is just a skip down the street in Marion.
  • 5

    Leisure Shores

    Location: Mattapoisett

    Leisure Shores were tested 11 times in 2016 and is a favorite the second kids get out of school.
  • 6

    Jones Park & Beach

    Location: Dartmouth

    Jones Park and Beach was tested 13 times in 2016 and is still one of the safest beaches on the Southcoast.
  • 7

    Coles River Club

    Location: Swansea

    According to SouthCoast Today, Coles River Club was tested 12 times in 2016 and has become a favorite place for many families west of Fall River.