Ways to play in Stanley Park

Whether you're looking for something to do with the family, or want to kick back with friends, take advantage of a great selection of activities on land and in the the water — all against a spectacular backdrop of ocean, mountains and forest.

So pack your swimsuit, a picnic, a putter or all the above, and get ready to have fun!

Digital map

Stanley Park is located in downtown Vancouver. Check out this digital map to plan your visit or route.

Fun on land


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


Explore more than 27 km of forest trails, winding through the Stanley Park's dense foliage.

Stanley Park Pitch & Putt

Stanley Park Pitch & Putt features sculpted fairways, mature trees, and lush greens in the heart of historic Stanley Park.


Visit our four fun-filled children's playgrounds: Second Beach, Ceperley, Miniature Train, and Rose Garden. Get park locations and find out what amenities are close.

Picnic areas

Dine with a view - have a picnic in the park! Get information on first-come picnic tables, and making reservations in designated Stanley Park picnic areas.

Tennis courts in Stanley Park

Work on your game or challenge friends to a match at one of the many tennis courts in park. Get details on free and pay court options.

Water play

Water park

Cool down with a visit to the Variety Kids Water Park at Lumbermen's Arch from 1 June to 1 September.

Second Beach Pool

Second Beach Pool is a heated, outdoor pool located in Stanley Park. It is open from Victoria Day weekend to Labour Day.

Second Beach

Second Beach in Stanley Park is located at the junction of Stanley Park Dr and North Lagoon Dr next to Second Beach Pool.

Third Beach

Located at Ferguson Point in Stanley Park, Third Beach is a naturally sandy beach.