Kitsilano Beach

Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver

Kitsilano Beach, known as "Kits" Beach, is located on Cornwall Ave at the north end of Yew St. The Seawall runs along side the beach and Kitsilano Pool is at the west side.

Features at Kits Beach

  • On Seaside Seawall system
  • Concession
  • Public washrooms
  • Tennis courts
  • Basketball courts
  • Playground
  • Swimming raft
  • Lifeguards from Victoria Day to Labour Day (late May to early September)
  • Pay parking
  • Boathouse Waterfront Restaurant

Things to do at Kitsilano Beach

Water's Edge Day poster

Water's Edge Day - October 1 2016

Join us at the Vancouver Maritime Museum for a celebration of everything that makes our shoreline spectacular at Vancouver’s 3rd annual Water’s Edge Day.

Join the fun at Hanami!

Pop-Up City Hall at Kitsilano Public Pool 07-23-2016

Come drop by Pop-Up City Hall for discounted admission to the Kitsilano Pool while you also access City services and find out about our Aquatic Strategy

Dog off-leash running in park

Dog off-leash areas

Find all of the dog parks and off-leash areas in Vancouver. Find dog parks that are on the water and dog parks in your neighbourhood.

Ball, field, and street hockey in Vancouver

Ball, field, and floor hockey

Find out about playing ball hockey, floor hockey, street hockey, and field hockey in Vancouver. Join a team, take a class, or find a field or gym where you can play.

Basketball in Vancouver


Find out where to play basketball in Vancouver. Learn about how to book a court for your league or tournament. Join a basketball league.

Playing beach volleyball on Kitsilano beach in Vancouver


Vancouver has many options for playing volleyball. Find out about using indoor and outdoor volleyball courts, joining a volleyball league, or taking a volleyball course or workshop.

Playing tennis in Vancouver


Whether you are a beginner or experienced tennis player, you will find lots of opportunities to play in Vancouver. Find a tennis court, sign up for tennis lessons, or join a tennis club.

Windsurfing, skimboarding, and standup paddling in Vancouver

Windsurfing, skimboarding, and standup paddling

Locations, lessons, rules and rental info for windsurfing, skimboarding, standup paddling, and kiteboarding at Vancouver beaches.

Kitsilano Pool in Vancouver

Kitsilano Pool

Kitsilano Pool is a salt-water, outdoor pool located near the beach in Kitsilano. It is open from Victoria Day weekend to mid-September.

playground at Ceperley Meadow in Vancouver with fire truck


Vancouver has over 150 outdoor play facilities across the city. Find playgrounds in city parks and neighbourhoods.

Seawall in Vancouver


Enjoy one of Vancouver's most popular destinations and take advantage of all there is to do and see along the Seawall! Download the map and learn more about this scenic path lining the city waterfront.

Parking fees

April 1 to September 30

Type Rate
Hourly $3.25
Daily $11.00

October 1 to March 31

Type Rate
Hourly $2.25
Daily $6.00

Beach parking lot fees are effective from:

  • 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. (main lot)
  • 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (small lot)

The parking lots are managed by EasyPark.