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Summer playground programs at neighbourhood parks

Playground at Kensington

Enjoy free family-friendly programs and events at Vancouver's neighbourhood parks and playgrounds this summer. Take advantage of both supervised and unsupervised activities at a range of locations and times. Many locations have wading pools or water park features.

Playground programs by neighbourhood

Find out playground program locations, dates and times, and other information.

Downtown and West End area parks

Find playground programs and activities on the downtown peninsula.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Harbour Green Park
1199 West Cordova Street
Daily  July 1-September 3 Unsupervised water park
CRAB Park at Portside
101 East Waterfront Road
Mon-Fri
11:00am-3:00pm
July 3-August 23
closed BC Day
Supervised water park

Dunbar area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Dunbar area.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Balaclava Park
4594 Balaclava Street
Mon-Fri
10:30am-5:00pm
July 2-August 30
closed BC Day

Wading pool (open 11:30am-4:30pm, weather permitting)
Daily Craft: 1:00pm-3:00pm
BBQ: Fri 12:00pm-2:00pm

Chaldecott Park
4175 Wallace Street 
Dawn to dusk  Daily until September 3 Unsupervised spray park 

Fairview area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Fairview area. 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Douglas Park
801 West 22nd Avenue

Mon-Wed & Fri
10:00am-5:00pm

Thu 10:00am-7:00pm

Sat 12:00pm-4:00pm

July 2-August 23
closed BC Day
Wading pool
Performance in the Park: Thu at 6:30pm
Granville Island Park
1318 Cartwright Street
Daily
10:00am-6:00pm
(weather permitting)
June 24-September 2 Supervised spray park & waterslide

Grandview area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Grandview area.

Park name and address  Hours of operation  Dates open  Amenities and events 
Garden Park 
1851 Garden Drive
Wed & Fri
10:00am-3:00pm 
July 3-August 16 Supervised water park 
Grandview Park
1657 Charles Street
Sun-Fri
12:30pm-5:30pm 
July 2-August 23
closed BC Day 
Water park 
Woodland Park
705 Woodland Drive
Tue, Thu & Sat
12:30pm-5:30pm
July 9-August 24  Wading pool 
Victoria Park 
1425 Victoria Drive
Mon, Wed & Fri
12:30pm-4:30pm 
July 8-August 23  Playground only 

Hastings area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Hastings area.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Maclean Park
710 Keefer Street 

Daily 
10:00am-5:00pm  

July 3-August 24
closed BC Day  
Water park (unsupervised 5:00pm-8:00pm) 
Pandora Park
2325 Franklin Street

Mon-Fri
10:30am-7:00pm

Sat & Sun
12:00pm-3:00pm

July 2-August 23 Wading pool 

Kensington area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Kensington area.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Brewers Park
4175 Victoria Drive

Tue, Wed & Fri
10:30am-4:30pm

Thu 12:00pm-7:00pm

Sat 12:00pm-4:00pm

July 9-August 17 Wading pool 
Grays Park
4850 St. Catherines Street
Mon-Fri
11:00am-4:00pm
July 2-August 23
closed BC Day
Wading pool
Grays Park Day: Aug 9 12:00pm-3:00pm
Jones Park
5350 Commercial Street
Mon-Fri
3:00pm-7:00pm
July 2-August 23
closed BC Day
Playground only 
Jones Park Day: Jul 27 12:00pm-3:00pm

Killarney and Fraserview area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Killarney and Fraserview areas.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Bobolink Park 
2510 Hoylake Avenue
Mon-Fri
10:00am-5:00pm
July 2-August 23 Wading pool
Nanaimo Park
2390 East 46th Avenue
Tue &Thu
10:00am-5:00pm
July 2-August 22
Wading pool

Kitsilano area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Kitsilano area.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Connaught Park
2390 West 10th Ave
Daily
Daylight hours
Spring & Summer dates Unsupervised water park

Marpole area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Marpole area.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Oak Park
900 West 59th Avenue

Mon-Thu
11:00am-7:00pm

Fri 11:00am-5:00pm

July 2-August 25 Unsupervised water park

Sat, Sun & holidays
12:00pm-5:00pm

July 2-August 25 Supervised water park

Mount Pleasant area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Mount Pleasant area.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Robson Park
599 Kingsway
Mon-Fri
10:00am-4:00pm
July 2-August 23
(closed BC Day)
Supervised spray pool

Point Grey area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Point Grey area.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
West Point Grey Park 
(also known as Trimble Park) 
2250 Trimble Street
Mon-Fri
10:30am-3:30pm
July 3-August 23
closed BC Day
Wading pool
BBQ Nights: Jul 19 & Aug 9 5:00pm-8:00pm
Movie Night: Aug 16 8:00pm

Renfrew-Collingwood area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Renfrew-Collingwood area.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Collingwood Park
5275 McKinnon Street
Mon-Fri
11:00am-5:00pm
July 15-August 16 Wading pool (open until 4:00pm) 
Norquay Park
5050 Wales Street
Mon-Sun
10:00am-6:00pm
July 2-August 23  Supervised water park
Renfrew Park 
2929 East 22nd Avenue
Tue & Thu 
11:00am-5:00pm
July 16-August 15  Wading pool (open until 4:00pm)
Family Carnival: Aug 9 12-4pm 
Slocan Park
2750 East 29th Avenue
Mon, Wed & Fri
11:00am-5:00pm
July 15-August 16 Wading pool

Riley Park area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Riley Park area.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Prince Edward Park
3773 Prince Edward Street
Mon-Fri
12:00pm-5:00pm
July 2-August 9
closed BC Day
Partially supervised water park

Sunrise area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Sunrise area.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Burrard View Park
650 North Penticton Street

Tue
10:30am-3:30pm

Thu
10:30am-7:00pm

July 2-August 16 Wading pool (weather permitting; closes 2:30pm Tuesdays, 6:00pm Thursdays)
Clinton Park
2690 Grant Street

Mon, Wed & Fri
12:30pm-4:30pm

July 2-August 23
closed BC Day
Wading pool
Hastings Park
2901 East Hastings Street
Open daily July 1-September 3 Unsupervised water park
Sunrise Park
1950 Windemere Street
Mon-Fri
11:00am-5:00pm
July 3-August 24 Wading pool (open Tue-Fri 12:00pm-3:30pm)
Family Carnival: Aug 10 12:00pm-4:00pm

Sunset area parks

Find playground programs and activities in the Sunset area.

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Memorial South Park 
Lacrosse Box
5955 Ross Street
Mon-Fri
1:00pm-3:30pm

July 2-July 24

Playground only
Mon-Fri
1:00pm-8:00pm  
July 25-August 30
closed BC Day 
Ross Park
7402 Ross Street
Mon-Fri
3:30pm-8:30pm
July 8-August 16
closed BC Day 
Wading pool
Family Carnival: Aug 2 4:00pm-8:00pm

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Last modified: Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:04:58