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Marinas and amenities

The Vancouver Park Board's Burrard Civic Marina and Heather Civic Marina are in False Creek near Granville Island.

Both marinas have slips for long- and short-term stays, a multitude of services, and are near Granville Island and Downtown.

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.

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. Our service hours are:

  • 7:00am to 6:00pm daily from Saturday, May 21 to Monday, September 5
  • 7:00am to 4:00pm daily from Tuesday, September 5 to Friday, May 19, 2017 

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.

False Creek anchoring map

anchoring in false creek map

Keep marinas clean and safe

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

  • Vandalism or damage
  • Problems with access cards
  • Maintenance and repairs

Contact our Vancouver Boater Welcome Centre



VHF channel 66A


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

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 CentreJericho 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 our marine environment with safe, low-cost programs, and services.

Heather Civic MarinaBurrard Civic Marina