Spanish Banks Beach

Spanish Bank East Beach in Vancouver

Located along Northwest Marine Dr west of Tolmie St, Spanish Banks Beach is composed of three distinct sections, east, west, and extension. At low tide, the water is one kilometre off shore.

Features of Spanish Banks Beach

Spanish Banks East

  • On the Seaside Seawall system
  • Concession
  • Public washrooms
  • Barbeques permitted
  • Picnic tables
  • Eight volleyball courts
  • Free parking
  • Lifeguards from Victoria Day to Labour Day (late May to early September)

Spanish Banks West

  • On the Seaside Seawall system
  • Designated quiet beach (amplified sound is not permitted)
  • Concession
  • Public washrooms
  • Barbeques permitted
  • Picnic tables
  • Eight volleyball courts
  • Dog off-leash area (200m west of the building)
  • Free parking
  • Lifeguards from Victoria Day to Labour Day (late May to early September)

Spanish Banks Extension

  • On the Seaside Seawall system
  • Barbeques permitted
  • Free parking
  • Lifeguards from Victoria Day to Labour Day (late May to early September) - weather permitting
  • Dog off-leash area 
  • Kiteboarding launch zone

Things to do at Spanish Banks Beaches

Dog off-leash running in park

Dog off-leash areas

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Kiteboarding at Spanish Banks

Kiteboarding

Kiteboarders can now launch from Spanish Banks Extension

Kiteboarders will now be able to enjoy their sport locally as part of a new one-year pilot program at Vancouver’s most westerly beach.

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Spanish Banks Beach East

Spanish Banks Beach West

Spanish Banks Beach extension