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Second Beach Outdoor Pool in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Second Beach Pool in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

The Second Beach outdoor swimming pool is a large outdoor swimming pool located at Second Beach.  It is the only Stanley Park Swimming pool.  It is an 80m long, heated fresh water pool now.  Originally, it was filled with ocean salt water.  It is open from late-May to early September every year.  There are lifeguards on duty.  It has a few 50m long lanes for length swimming and has graduated depths.  It is very friendly to children and has a large shallow area.  There are also 2 slides.  The pool is extremely popular and busy during the summer months when it is hot and sunny!

During the summer there normally are aquafit classes held in the swimming pool.

There are Washrooms and a Concession Stand right next to the pool.

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 and in the changeroom with them.  A guardian can watch up to 5 children.

The phone number for the 2nd Beach Swimming Pool is: 604-257-8371

New for 2019 is free Wi-Fi.

2021 Second Beach Outdoor Pool Online Registration

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 19, 2021 for ALL swim sessions.

Good news!  As of July 12, 2021, the capacity of this pool has been increased!  Also, there will be limited drop-in available on an in-person, first come, first-served basis, but it is highly recommended that you reserve your spot online.

Second Beach Outdoor Pool Online reservations

2021 Second Beach Outdoor Pool Information

In 2021, the 2nd Beach Swimming Pool will be open from May 22, 2021 to September 6, 2021.

The hours of operation for 2021 are:

  • Mon-Friday 11am to 8:30pm, Sat/Sun 9am to 8:30pm

2021 Admission Fees (not including taxes) are: Adults(19-64): $6.34, Youth(13-18): $4.44, Child(5-12): $3.17, Preschooler(0-4): free (reservation required), Senior(65+): $4.44.  See the full rates here: Admission Fees

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Second Beach Swimming Pool in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Second Beach Swimming Pool in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Second Beach Swimming Pool in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Second Beach Swimming Pool in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Second Beach Swimming Pool in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Second Beach Swimming Pool in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Where is the Second Beach Swimming Pool?

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.

Where can you park for the Second Beach Outdoor Swimming Pool in Stanley Park?

Second Beach parking lot in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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

How to get to the Second Beach Outdoor Swimming Pool 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.

What is nearby the Second Beach Swimming Pool?

The Second Beach Outdoor Concession Stand, Ceperley Park with its 2 playgrounds, Second Beach, Stanley Park Seawall, Portal Murals, and Air India Memorial are located very close to the Second Beach Outdoor Swimming Pool.

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