Summer playground programs at neighbourhood parks

Playground at Kensington

Enjoy free family-friendly programs and events at Vancouver's neighbourhood parks and playgrounds this summer. Take advantage of both supervised and unsupervised activities at a range of locations and times. Many locations have wading pools or water park features.

Playground programs by neighbourhood

Find out playground program locations, dates and times, and other information.

 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Harbour Green Park
1199 West Cordova Street
Daily  Daily Unsupervised water park
CRAB Park at Portside
101 East Waterfront Road
Mon-Fri
11:00am-3:00pm

July 6-August 21
closed BC Day

Supervised water park
CRAB Society Event: July 1

 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Balaclava Park
4594 Balaclava Street

Mon-Fri
10:30am-4:30pm
(weather permitting)

July 6-August 28

Wading pool

Chaldecott Park
4175 Wallace Street 
Dawn to dusk  June 25-August 28 Unsupervised spray park 

 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Douglas Park
801 West 22nd Avenue

Mon-Fri
10:00am-5:00pm
(hours extend to 8:00pm, weather permitting) 

Sat
10:00pm-3:00pm

June 29-September 4
closed Canada Day & BC Day
Wading pool
Performance in the Park: Thursdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm, July 9-Aug 27
Granville Island Park
1318 Cartwright Street

Daily
10:00am-6:00pm

 

 

Weekends only until June 21
Weekdays June 22-26, spray park only
June 27-September 7, full operation

Supervised water park

 

Park name and address  Hours of operation  Dates open  Amenities and events 
Garden Park 
1851 Garden Drive
Wed & Fri
10:30am-2:30pm 
July 8-August 21 Supervised water park 
Grandview Park
1657 Charles Street
Mon-Thu
12:00pm-5:00pm 
July 6-August 20 Water park 
Woodland Park
705 Woodland Drive
Tue-Sun
12:30pm-6:00pm
July 7-August 23 Wading pool 
Victoria Park 
1425 Victoria Drive
Tue-Fri
10:00am-12:00pm 
July 7-August 14  Playground only 

 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Burrard View Park
650 North Penticton Street

Wed
10:30am-3:30pm

(Wading pool closes 2 hours prior to closing.)

July 5-August 16

Wading pool

Clinton Park
2690 Grant Street

Mon & Fri
10:00am-3:00pm

Wed
10:00am-8:00pm

(Wading pool closes 2 hours prior to closing.)

July 5 - August 18
closed BC Day

Wading pool

Hastings Park
2901 East Hastings Street
Daily Daily Unsupervised water park
Maclean Park
710 Keefer Street 

Mon-Fri 
9:00am-5:00pm  

July 6-August 28
closed BC Day  
Water park (unsupervised 10:00am-8:00pm) 
Pandora Park
2325 Franklin Street

Mon-Fri
10:30am-6:00pm

Sat
12:00pm-4:00pm

July 4 - August 18
closed BC Day

Supervised water/spray park
Sunrise Park
1950 Windemere Street

Mon-Fri
11:00am-5:00pm

July 3-August 24

Wading Pool 11am -5pm

please note icon The wading pool fills at the start time and drains 1 hour before closing.

 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Brewers Park
4175 Victoria Drive

Mon
12:00pm-4:00pm

Tue & Wed
10:30am-4:30pm

Thu & Fri 
12:30pm-7:00pm

July 6-August 14
closed BC Day

Wading pool 
Grays Park
4850 St. Catherines Street
Mon-Fri
10:00am-4:00pm
June 29-August 21
closed Canada Day & BC Day
Wading pool
Jones Park
5350 Commercial Street
Mon-Fri
12:00pm-4:00pm
June 29-August 21
closed Canada Day & BC Day
Playground only 

Trout Lake Beach 
(John Hendry Park)
3300 Victoria Drive

Tues
11:30am-3:30pm

Thurs
12:30pm-4:30pm 

July 7-August 13  Movie in the park: July 17 at dusk (approx. 8:45pm) 

 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Bobolink Park 
2510 Hoylake Avenue
Mon-Fri
10:00am-5:00pm
July 6-August 28 Wading pool
Norquay Park
5050 Wales Street
Mon-Sun
10:00am-6:00pm
July 6-August 28 Supervised water park

 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Connaught Park
2390 West 10th Ave
Daily
Dawn to dusk 
Spring & summer based on usage Unsupervised water park

 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Oak Park
900 West 59th Avenue

Mon-Thu
11:00am-7:00pm

Fri
11:00am-5:00pm

June 29-August 28

Canada Day & BC Day: 9:00am-1:00pm

Unsupervised water park  

Sat & Sun
12:00pm-5:00pm
(weather permitting)

July 4-August 23 Supervised water park

 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Robson Park
599 Kingsway

Mon-Fri
10:00am-4:00pm
(wading pool opens at 10:45am)

July 6-August 21
closed BC Day
Supervised wading pool & spray pool

 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
West Point Grey Park 
(also known as Trimble Park) 
2250 Trimble Street
Mon-Sat
10:00am-3:30pm
June 29-August 28
closed Canada Day & BC Day
Wading pool
Family Fun Nights: Wednesdays in Jul & Aug, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Movie in the park: Aug 29 at dusk (approx. 8:00pm)
Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Collingwood Park
5275 McKinnon Street
Mon-Fri
10am-4pm
July 9-August 17
No playground leader Aug 6 and 9

Wading pool (note: the pool starts draining one hour before closing).

Renfrew Park 
2929 East 22nd Avenue
Tue and Thu 
10am-4pm
July 17-August 23

Wading pool - Tues and Thurs 10am - 4pm. (note: the pool drains one hour prior to closing)

Family Carnival: Thursday August 9th, 2018

Slocan Park
2750 East 29th Avenue
Mon, Wed, and Fri
12pm-6pm

July 16-August 24
No playground leader Aug 6

Wading pool and one spray nozzle - Mon, Wed, Fri 12pm-6pm. (note: the pool drains one hour prior to closing)

 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Prince Edward Park
3773 Prince Edward Street
Mon-Fri
12:00pm-5:00pm
July 2-August 7
closed BC Day
Partially supervised water park

 

Park name and address Hours of operation Dates open Amenities and events
Ross Park
7402 Ross Street

Mon-Sat
10:30pm-7:00pm

Aug 19
3:00pm-8:00pm

July 13-August 21
closed BC Day 
Wading pool
Family Carnival: Aug 19, 4:00pm-8:00pm