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The Second Beach Outdoor Swimming Pool is a large outdoor swimming pool located at Second Beach in Stanley Park.
It is the only swimming pool in Stanley Park.
It is an 80m long, heated fresh water pool now. Originally, it was filled with ocean salt water, but was converted to fresh water many years ago.
It is open from late-May to early September every year(see below for this year's opening date!).
There are lifeguards on duty.
It has a few 50m long lanes for length swimming and has graduated depths.
The pool is extremely popular and busy during the summer months when it is hot and sunny!
There are Washrooms and a Concession Stand right next to the pool.
It is very friendly to children and has a large shallow area and 2 small slides. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian (16+ years of age) who must be wearing a bathing suit and in the water close to the child. A guardian can watch up to 5 children.
The phone number for the 2nd Beach Swimming Pool is: 604-257-8371
New in 2019 was free Wi-Fi.
To guarantee that you can get into the swimming pool, you need to book a time slot online to get tickets using the Advanced online registration system starting on May 17, 2023 for ALL swim sessions.
In 2023, the 2nd Beach Swimming Pool will be open from May 20, 2023 to September 3, 2023.
2023-05-12 UPDATE: You can start buying online tickets as of May 17, 2023!
The hours of operation for 2023 for public swimming are (3 sessions): Noon-2:30pm, 3pm-5:30pm, 6pm-8:30pm.
2023 Admission Fees (not including taxes) are: Adults(19-64): $6.99, Youth(13-18): $4.89, Child(5-12): $3.50, Preschooler(0-4): free, Senior(65+): $4.89. There is an additional fee of up to ??? for online reservations. See the full rates here: Admission Fees
In 2023, the Second Beach Swimming Pool opens on May 20, 2023. Tickets go on sale online on May 17, 2023.
The address of Second Beach Outdoor pool is: 735 Stanley Park Drive. This is located on the south side of Stanley Park on Stanley Park Drive at Second Beach / Ceperley Park.
The Second Beach parking lot is located just west of the Second Beach Outdoor Swimming Pool. However, to get to this parking lot you need to go all the way around Stanley Park. Your best bet is to use the Above Ceperley Park parking lot which is accessible from the Beach Avenue entrance to Stanley Park. For more detailed information (rates, times, etc.) about parking in Stanley Park, please read: Parking in Stanley Park
By Car: Enter Stanley Park via the Beach Avenue entrance, drive past the Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club. On the left you will see a parking lot. This lot is your best option for parking. It is about 1 minute drive into the park. It is a short walk through Ceperley Park to the swimming pool.
By Walking: From English Bay, walk along the Stanley Park Seawall until you reach the swimming pool It is about a 15 minute walk from English Bay.
By Bicycle: From English Bay, take the bicycle path into Stanley Park until you reach the swimming pool. It is about 10 minutes from English Bay by bicycle.
By Bus: Take public transit to the corner of Denman St. and Davie St. Walk along the Stanley Park Seawall until you reach the swimmming pool It is about a 15 minute walk.
The Second Beach Outdoor Concession Stand, Ceperley Park with its 2 playgrounds, Second Beach, Stanley Park Seawall, and Air India Memorial are located very close to the Second Beach Outdoor Swimming Pool.
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