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Vancouver's public beaches and waterfront access make it among the most liveable cities in the world.
Our nine beaches – eight by the ocean, one by a freshwater lake – offer 18 km of beautiful outdoor space to sunbathe, swim, play sports, and picnic.
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Only propane barbecues are currently permitted at parks and beach barbecue areas. Charcoal and briquette-style barbecues are not allowed.
Ensuring safe use of propane barbecues:
- Place 75 cm off the ground
- Keep water nearby to douse
- Ensure barbecues are fully extinguished after use
- Avoid using near forested areas
Important note All barbecues, including propane, are banned in Stanley Park.
Important note No barbecues are allowed on the sandy beach areas.