Trout Lake Beach

Trout Lake Beach at John Hendry Park in Vancouver

Trout Lake Beach is a fresh water beach at the south end of Trout Lake in John Hendry Park at Victoria Dr and East 19th Ave.

Only propane barbecues are currently permitted at parks and beach barbecue areas. Charcoal and briquette-style barbecues are not allowed.

Ensuring safe use of propane barbecues: 

  • Place 75 cm off the ground
  • Keep water nearby to douse
  • Ensure barbecues are fully extinguished after use
  • Avoid using near forested areas

All barbecues, including propane, are banned in Stanley Park.

No barbecues are allowed on the sandy beach areas.

Features at Trout Lake Beach

  • Swimming raft
  • Play fields
  • Concession
  • Public washrooms
  • Picnic area
  • Barbeques permitted
  • Lifeguards (Victoria Day to Labour Day, late May to early September)
  • Water wheelchair (2 attendants needed to operate, available from Victoria Day to Labour Day)
  • Dog off-leash area (north end of lake)
  • Free parking

Not permitted: fishing or boats or water craft on the lake without authorization

Trout Lake Beach amenities

Baseball, softball, and t-ball

Vancouver offers numerous softball and baseball diamonds throughout the city including the Nat Bailey Stadium which hosts the Vancouver Canadians and UBC Thunderbirds. You can also join at softball teams or leagues or sign up for classes with many community centres in Vancouver.


Find out where to play basketball in Vancouver. Learn about how to book a court for your league or tournament. Join a basketball league.

Dog off-leash areas

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


Picnics are a great way to enjoy parks. Reserve one of our designated picnic sites.


In Vancouver, soccer has one of the longest playing seasons of any sport. Whether you want to find a soccer field, sign up for lessons, join a team or league, or just find out who to watch and where, there are many opportunities to enjoy soccer in Vancouver.


Whether you are a beginner or experienced tennis player, you will find lots of opportunities to play in Vancouver. Find a tennis court, sign up for tennis lessons, or join a tennis club.

Trout Lake

The Trout Lake Community Centre is located at 3360 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, BC. 604-257-6955. Amenities include an arts studio, pottery studio, music room, performing arts studio, fitness centre, indoor cycling, gym, ice rink, and outdoor festival plaza.