Vancouver has plenty of opportunities to have fun in the water!
- 9 indoor pools
- 5 outdoor pools
- 24 wading pools
- 14 spray parks
- 11 beaches
Vancouver's Park Board offers swimming and water sport classes to all ages and skill levels. Take a lesson, register for a program, or join a drop-in swim at a community pool near you.
Register in a free class in Swim to Survive, a drowning prevention program for young people.
Places to play in the water in Vancouver
We have nine indoor and five outdoor seasonal pools. View their locations, features, and amenities.
Find water parks and wading pools in Vancouver – the perfect way to cool down in the city on a hot summer day.
Find out about Vancouver beaches – English Bay, Jericho, Kitsilano, Locarno, Second, Spanish Banks, Sunset, Third, Trout Lake – and what you can do at our beaches.
Private events at pools
For your next birthday, have your party at a Vancouver pool. Find out what's included, the days and times pools are available, and the cost.
Rent a pool or swim lane in Vancouver for private events, swim clubs, scuba diving lessons, and more.
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Locations, lessons, rules and rental info for windsurfing, skimboarding, standup paddling, and kiteboarding at Vancouver beaches.
Find out about boating and water sport lessons, marinas, launches, teams, and amenities in Vancouver.
If you are a rehabilitation professional, you may be able to work with your clients in Park Board fitness facilities. Register as an external rehabilitation specialist.
View a full list of saunas, steam rooms, and hot tubs at our community centres and fitness centres.
Other recreation programs
Find other organizations that are offering Park Board endorsed recreation programs at Vancouver parks and beaches.
Parks and recreation for all
About the Park Board