Second Beach Pool

Second Beach Pool is a heated, outdoor pool located near the beach, trails, and forest of Stanley Park. The pool has a sloped entry, gradual depths for families, and separated lanes for lap swimmers.

Second Beach and New Brighton outdoor pools will reopen on May 21, and online ticket sales start on May 18, at noon.

Maple Grove and Hillcrest outdoor pools will reopen on June 15. Kitsilano pool may not open this season due to necessary assessments and repairs as a result of storm damage.

Hours, location, contact info

Find out where Second Beach Pool is located and how to contact us.

Pool fees

Find out how much it costs to swim at one of our pools.

Buy tickets online

Single and combo tickets (adult and child or youth) are available for outdoor pools and can be purchased directly from MyZone. Reservation fees apply to most tickets purchased online, including bookings with Flexipasses and 10-visit passes.

Online reservation is not required but recommended. There will be a limited number of sessions available for drop-ins and admission is not guaranteed.

Park Board Flexipasses, 10-visit passes, and LAP are accepted for online bookings and drop-ins at all outdoor pools.

Registration opens three days in advance at noon. 

Refunds and exchanges

Refunds and exchanges are not available and tickets are only valid for the original pool, date, and time they were purchased for.

Tickets cannot be sold or transferred to another person.

Tickets are only valid for the 2022 outdoor pool season and cannot be used for indoor pools.

Leisure Access

Leisure Access participants require an access code to book swim times at an outdoor pool. This does not apply to Flexipass or 10-visit pass holders. Email to receive your code.

The Leisure Access office will respond within three business days. Please provide your OneCard number to verify enrollment in Leisure Access.

The Leisure Access Office is closed on Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays.

Individuals who are not Leisure Access Pass holders do not require a code for the outdoor pool registration system.

Second Beach Pool amenities

  • Length: 80 m
  • 50 m section for swimming lengths
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Graduated depths
  • Separated area for swimming laps


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Aquatic wheelchairs
  • Ramp access
  • Water wheelchair (one attendant needed to operate)

Passes accepted

  • Leisure Access Program (LAP)

Requirements for children at the pool

Children seven years old and under must be with a responsible guardian (16+ years old) while in the water. The guardian must wear a bathing suit and be within arms' reach of the children.

One guardian can supervise up to three children.