Briar Point Beach Reopens on Saturday, July 14 Beginning Saturday, July 14, at 10am Briar Point Beach will officially open and will be fully staffed. Four consecutive results spanning the last two weeks have indicated safe levels of bacteria. The State Health Department considers water safe for swimming with bacteria counts up to 60 parts per milliliter. All recent test results have indicated bacteria levels below the State Health Department recommendation. Please click the following link for all Laboratory Results from Briar Point Beach Sampling.