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

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.

Hadden park off-leash dog area in Vancouver

Hadden Park dog park

Dogs are allowed to be off leash between May 1 and September 30 from 6:00am to 10:00am and 5:00pm to 10:00pm and between October 1 and April 30 from 6:00am to 10:00pm. Waterfront access. The park is located at 1905 Odgen St at Chestnut St.

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.

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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.