StanleyParkVan.com - Everything you need to know about visiting Stanley Park, Vancouver, Canada!
There are a number of Sports Facilities in Stanley Park that allow you to golf, swim, run, row, lawn bowl, and play tennis, rugby, cricket, ultimate frisbee, and baseball/softball.
Stanley Park was Vancouver's first park and where sports were first played in Vancouver!
There is one public swimming pool in Stanley Park. It is the Second Beach Outdoor Swimming Pool. This is a heated outdoor pool next to Second Beach that is open seasonally from May to September each year.
There is one public golf course in Stanley Park. It is the Stanley Park Pitch and Putt Golf Course. This course is a short 18 hole par 3 golf course on a very picturesque course located near English Bay that is open seasonally from March to October.
There are 2 sets of Tennis Courts in Stanley Park. There are 14 tennis courts located near English Bay and 3 more courts off of Lagoon Drive near Lost Lagoon. Some of the courts are free while others are pay courts looked after by Tennis BC. The tennis courts are open year round, but may not be playable during bad weather.
Each year in July, the Leigh Wheeler Stanley Park Open tennis tournament takes place at the tennis courts in Stanley Park.
The Brockton Oval in Stanley Park is a running track around a grass playing field with stands for spectators. The running track is made of crushed gravel. The grass playing field is used primarily for rugby matches. The Brockton Oval is located at Brockton Point.
The Brockton Pavilion next to Brockton Oval is home to a number of Rugby and Cricket clubs.
The Brockton Oval was where one of Canada's greatest Olympic athletes, Percy Williams, trained!
There are a few sets of playing fields in Stanley Park. The Brockton Playing Fields are a number of large grass fields at Brockton Point where people play cricket and other sports such as ultimate frisbee. There is also a playing field at the Prospect Point Picnic Area and Ceperley Park which are not used for organized sports, but just general sports by the public.
There are 2 lawn bowling greens in Stanley Park. These are located in the Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club near English Bay.
There are 2 baseball diamonds in Stanley Park that are used for baseball and softball. These are located next to the Brockton Playing Fields and at the Prospect Point Picnic Area.
The Vancouver Rowing Club is where skulls are launched for rowing in Coal Harbour. Many Olympic rowers have trained at the Vancouver Rowing club.
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