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Marinas and amenities

Marinas in Vancouver

Vancouver offers two Park Board marinas in the False Creek basin: the Burrard Civic Marina and the Heather Civic Marina.

Boaters will find slips for both long and short-term stays, as well as a multitude of services at these two marinas.

Free pump-out services

Keep it clean campaign image of boats at a marina

All pleasure crafts in Vancouver waters can access free pump-out services at Burrard and Heather civic marinas.

Service hours are 7:00am to 4:00pm daily from September 8 to May 23.

Boat sewage is a source of fecal bacteria in False Creek that harms the environment and puts public health at risk. In Canada, it's illegal to dump sewage from boats within three nautical miles of the shore.

Our Park Board marinas offer free pump-out services to all pleasure crafts in support of our water quality campaign – pump, don't dump.


Both marinas are located close to Granville Island, one of Vancouver’s major attractions. The city's vibrant downtown is a short walk, mini-ferry ride, or taxi ride away.

Park Board marinas

Burrard Civic Marina

Burrard Civic Marina

Apply for moorage or land storage at the Burrard Civic Marina. Also, find information, services and fees for the marina.

Heather Civic Marina

Heather Civic Marina

Find information, services and fees for the Heather Civic Marina – one of the City of Vancouver’s marinas in False Creek.

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False Creek anchoring map

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Contact our Vancouver Boater Welcome Centre



VHF channel 66A


September 8 to May 23
Daily: 7:00am to 4:30pm

Learn about the proposed Creekside paddling centre

Paddling Centre

Southeast False Creek Paddling Centre

The City and Park Board have built a Paddling Centre in Southeast False Creek.

Jericho Sailing Centre

Jericho Sailing Centre

Discover dinghy sailing, windsurfing, ocean kayaking, stand-up paddling, and more at the Jericho Sailing Centre.

The centre introduces thousands each year to Vancouver's marine environment with safe, low-cost programs and services.

Visit the Jericho Sailing Centre website 

Keep marinas clean and safe

Phone 3-1-1 if you are concerned about:

  • Vandalism or damage
  • Problems with access cards
  • Maintenance and repairs
Heather Civic MarinaBurrard Civic Marina