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How to book a session at these outdoor pools!

How to book a session at these outdoor pools!

Yes, outdoor pools are open this summer with reduced maximum capacities, in alignment with new COVID-19 protocols. Advanced online registration is be required for all swim sessions.​​​​​​​ Vancouver may not have a lot of outdoor pools, but the ones we have are some of the most picturesque in the world. Take the kids for a splash in the turquoise waters this summer and soak up the views.

To book online, use the links below. You can book up to three days in advance. Bookings for Vancouver’s outdoor pools open at noon and fill up very quickly.

Best outdoor pools in Vancouver

Second Beach Pool

Heated outdoor pool near the beach, forest and trails of Stanley Park. Perfect place for kids to cool off in the summer heat, and close to Stanley Park playground, seawall and West End. NB: It can get windy so bring something warm.

>> Book through TicketLeader

Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver

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Kits Pool

Kits pool - Top Outdoor Pools in Vancouver
Photo credit: Harriet Fancott

Vancouver’s only saltwater swimming pool, and for the lap keeners, its also the longest pool in Canada. Its gorgeous beachfront location offers stunning views, plus you’re right on Kits Beach, so you can easily make a day of it. Beach entry for the kids and a concession stand that sells kombucha!

>> Book through TicketLeader

2305 Cornwall Street, Vancouver, 604-731-0011

New Brighton Pool

Top Outdoor Pools in Vancouver
Photo credit: Mark Mogatas

This quieter (but busy) outdoor pool is tucked away on the waterfront behind the PNE grounds. It’s heated and warm, and offers beach entry, a slide and a cafe, as well as great views of the North Shore mountains, Burrard Inlet and the working docks. You’ll also find picnic facilities and two playgrounds at New Brighton Park.

>> Book through TicketLeader

North Windermere Street, Vancouver, 604-298-0222

Maple Grove Pool

Top Outdoor Pools in Vancouver
Photo credit: Jen Kossowan

This local gem in Kerrisdale is a family-favourite. Graded beach, entry, fun spray fountain, and surrounded by lush grass, it’s ideal for little ones … and picnics.

6875 Yew St, Vancouver

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>> Book through TicketLeader

Hillcrest Pool

Top Outdoor Pools in Vancouver
Photo credit: Harriet Fancott

The cute outdoor pool attached to the Hillcrest indoor pool is a great way to get a little outdoors fun, with a hot tub with a short walk. Sprayers and shallow areas abound.

>> Register for a swim session

4575 Clancy Loranger Way

Steveston Pool

Photo credit: Adrian Cage

Great little neighbourhood pool in Richmond’s Steveston neighbourhood. Great on a hot summer day, and located next to a playground and Steveston Village’s shops and cafes.

>> Register for a swim session

4151 Moncton Road, Richmond

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