Second Beach

Second Beach in Stanley Park in Vancouver

Second Beach in Stanley Park is located at the junction of Stanley Park Dr and North Lagoon Dr next to Second Beach Pool, an oceanside, heated, outdoor pool. Barbeques can be used at nearby Ceperley Meadow and a picnic shelter can be reserved for private gatherings.

Features at Second Beach Pool

  • On the Stanley Park Seawall system
  • Concession
  • Public washrooms
  • Playground
  • Stand-alone barbeques allowed at nearby Ceperley Meadow
  • Picnic shelter (reservation required)
  • Pay parking
  • Lifeguards (Victoria Day to Labour Day, late May to early September)
  • Water wheelchair (two attendants needed to operate, available Victoria Day to Labour Day)
  • Heated, outdoor pool

Things to do at Second Beach

Pop-Up City Hall in the Community

Pop-Up City Hall: Second Beach Concession 07-02-2016

Pop-Up City Hall will be at Second Beach Concession this weekend! So if you're on the way to Third beach or going to the pool- drop by to access services

Dog off-leash running in park

Dog off-leash areas

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

Second Beach Pool in Vancouver

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.

Playing beach volleyball on Kitsilano beach in Vancouver


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.

Seawall in Vancouver


Enjoy one of Vancouver's most popular destinations and take advantage of all there is to do and see along the Seawall! Download the map and learn more about this scenic path lining the city waterfront.

A group of people having a picnic at the Second Beach designated picnic site


Picnics are a great way to enjoy Vancouver parks. Many sites have picnic tables, shelters, and barbeque pits. Reserve one of our designated picnic sites.

Things to do in Stanley Park

Girls at Second Beach pool


Whether you're young or young-at-heart, enjoy countless activities and opportunities to have fun and play. Pack your swimsuit, a picnic, a putter, and a tennis racket!

Miniature train in stanley park

Ride the Stanley Park Train

Learn where to catch the train, how to buy tickets, and find information about hours of operation, special seasonal events, and admission.

Tour Stanley Park


It is easy to be enchanted by the history and natural beauty of Stanley Park. Find out your options to take an organized tour, or explore the park on your own.

Teahouse Restaurant

Dine at Stanley Park

Dine at one of the park's restaurants while enjoying views of the ocean and the ambience of the forest.


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