Locarno Beach

Locarno Beach in Vancouver

Located on the Stanley Park Seawall system, Locarno Beach is on the west side of Jericho Park on Northwest Marine Dr between Discovery St and Tolmie St. Locarno Beach is a sandy beach with stands of tall evergreen trees nearby.

Features at Locarno Beach

  • Designated quiet beach (amplified sound is not permitted)
  • Concession
  • Public washrooms
  • Six volleyball courts
  • Picnic tables
  • Swimming raft
  • Free parking
  • Lifeguards from Victoria Day to Labour Day (late May to early September)

Not permitted: fishing or harvesting of bivalve mollusks (for example, clams, oysters, mussels)

Things to do at Locarno Beach

Dog off-leash areas

Find all of Vancouver’s dog parks and off-leash areas, whether in your neighbourhood or along the water.

Volleyball

Vancouver has many options for playing volleyball. Find out about using indoor and outdoor volleyball courts, joining a volleyball league, or taking a volleyball course or workshop.

Windsurfing, skimboarding, and standup paddling

Locations, lessons, rules and rental info for windsurfing, skimboarding, standup paddling, and kiteboarding at Vancouver beaches.

Picnics

Picnics are a great way to enjoy parks. Reserve one of our designated picnic sites.

Seawall

Find information about Vancouver’s seawall – where it is, what to see and do along the Seawall, and a map of the Seawall.