Best playgrounds in Vancouver

Check out the top playgrounds in Vancouver, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Bowen Island Community School
1. Bowen Island Community School
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2 local reviews
1041 Mt Gardner Rd, Bowen Island
(604) 947-9337
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Jane
A super playground, and a field. Also the site of farmer's markets and other events.
Annemarie
This is a public gathering place for the whole family with: Public Tennis Court, Playground, Basketball Court,…
Annemarie
This is a public gathering place for the whole family with: Public Tennis Court, Playground, Basketball Court,…
1. Bowen Island Community School
1. Bowen Island Community School
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2 local reviews
1041 Mt Gardner Rd, Bowen Island
(604) 947-9337
Jane
Jane
A super playground, and a field. Also the site of farmer's markets and other events.
Annemarie
Annemarie
This is a public gathering place for the whole family with: Public Tennis Court, Playground, Basketball Court, Playing Fields, Community Gar…
Annemarie
Annemarie
This is a public gathering place for the whole family with: Public Tennis Court, Playground, Basketball Court, Playing Fields, Community Gar…
2. Stanley Park
2. Stanley Park
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335 local reviews
Stanley Park, Vancouver
Closed · Opens Thu 9:00 AM
+1 604-681-6728
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Nicole
Stanley Park is the Central Park of Canada. Its a great place to take you're family for a bike ride, picnic, …
Laura
Voted one of the best parks in the world. The Aquarium is there, great to bike around the seawall. (Very Touri…
Jo
The most gorgeous sunsets in the whole city at Third Beach. It is much quieter than the more popular English B…
2. Stanley Park
2. Stanley Park
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335 local reviews
Stanley Park, Vancouver
Closed · Opens Thu 9:00 AM
+1 604-681-6728
Nicole
Nicole
Stanley Park is the Central Park of Canada. Its a great place to take you're family for a bike ride, picnic, and make sure you bring your c…
Laura
Laura
Voted one of the best parks in the world. The Aquarium is there, great to bike around the seawall. (Very Touristy and very busy on weekends)…
Jo
Jo
The most gorgeous sunsets in the whole city at Third Beach. It is much quieter than the more popular English Bay Beach. There are parks, f…
3. Trout Lake
3. Trout Lake
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34 local reviews
Trout Lake, Vancouver
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Nancy
This is an urban park with an off leash dog area. Great for dog watching and if you're lucky you may spot the…
Tess
This is a great like lake and piece of nature in the city. Walking distance from the house. It has a great new…
Cindy
Nothing beats a stroll around the lake! There is an off-leash dog park at one end, two kid's playgrounds, tenn…
3. Trout Lake
3. Trout Lake
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34 local reviews
Trout Lake, Vancouver
Nancy
Nancy
This is an urban park with an off leash dog area. Great for dog watching and if you're lucky you may spot the local bald eagle perched in a…
Tess
Tess
This is a great like lake and piece of nature in the city. Walking distance from the house. It has a great new playground outside the commun…
Cindy
Cindy
Nothing beats a stroll around the lake! There is an off-leash dog park at one end, two kid's playgrounds, tennis courts, baseball diamonds, …
4. Princess Park
4. Princess Park
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3 local reviews
Princess Park, North Vancouver
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
ParkEstablishment
Julie
A great family park with playgrounds and lots of open green space and trails. Lots of moderate trails for exp…
Britt
Playground, 2 tennis courts, trails, dog friendly.
Britt
Playground, 2 tennis courts, trails, dog friendly.
4. Princess Park
4. Princess Park
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3 local reviews
Princess Park, North Vancouver
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
Julie
Julie
A great family park with playgrounds and lots of open green space and trails. Lots of moderate trails for exploring.
Britt
Britt
Playground, 2 tennis courts, trails, dog friendly.
Britt
Britt
Playground, 2 tennis courts, trails, dog friendly.
5. Granville Island
5. Granville Island
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220 local reviews
Granville Island, Vancouver
NeighborhoodPolitical
Sheila
Granville Island has lots to see and do. From playgrounds and a waterpark for the kids to Art shops and a loca…
Tess
Granville Island has something for everyone. A kids market and excellent playground and water park. Great rest…
Alexandra
Explore artisan studios, buy produce from local farmers or spend an afternoon at the playground and waterpark…
5. Granville Island
5. Granville Island
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220 local reviews
Granville Island, Vancouver
Sheila
Sheila
Granville Island has lots to see and do. From playgrounds and a waterpark for the kids to Art shops and a local public market with options t…
Tess
Tess
Granville Island has something for everyone. A kids market and excellent playground and water park. Great restaurants and bars for nightlife…
Alexandra
Alexandra
Explore artisan studios, buy produce from local farmers or spend an afternoon at the playground and waterpark...all on one tiny "island" tha…
6. New Brighton Park
6. New Brighton Park
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16 local reviews
3201 New Brighton Rd, Arden Hills
+1 604-873-7000
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Natalie
This park is a great place to relax or picnic while overlooking the water and mountains. Fly a kite, visit th…
Erica
New Brighton holds East Vancouver’s only ocean access and only outdoor pool, and the Park is spacious! Signs …
Fenton
This park has it all! Playground, beach and off-leash park with stunning views of the North Shore.
6. New Brighton Park
6. New Brighton Park
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16 local reviews
3201 New Brighton Rd, Arden Hills
+1 604-873-7000
Natalie
Natalie
This park is a great place to relax or picnic while overlooking the water and mountains. Fly a kite, visit the very large outdoor pool or g…
Erica
Erica
New Brighton holds East Vancouver’s only ocean access and only outdoor pool, and the Park is spacious! Signs will direct you towards Empire…
Fenton
Fenton
This park has it all! Playground, beach and off-leash park with stunning views of the North Shore.
7. Rupert Park Pitch & Putt
7. Rupert Park Pitch & Putt
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3 local reviews
Rupert Park Pitch & Putt, Vancouver
Closed · Opens Thu 8:00 AM
(604) 257-8364
Establishment
Alan
Kid's playground and a pitch and putt golf course.
Kendra & Trevor
4 Tennis Courts, Pitch & Putt golf...only 3 blocks walking distance! A nice park to take the kids to play on a…
Kendra & Trevor
4 Tennis Courts, Pitch & Putt golf...only 3 blocks walking distance! A nice park to take the kids to play on a…
7. Rupert Park Pitch & Putt
7. Rupert Park Pitch & Putt
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3 local reviews
Rupert Park Pitch & Putt, Vancouver
Closed · Opens Thu 8:00 AM
(604) 257-8364
Alan
Alan
Kid's playground and a pitch and putt golf course.
Kendra & Trevor
Kendra & Trevor
4 Tennis Courts, Pitch & Putt golf...only 3 blocks walking distance! A nice park to take the kids to play on a playground. View of North sh…
Kendra & Trevor
Kendra & Trevor
4 Tennis Courts, Pitch & Putt golf...only 3 blocks walking distance! A nice park to take the kids to play on a playground. View of North sh…
8. Queens Park
8. Queens Park
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11 local reviews
Queens Park, New Westminster
SublocalityPolitical
Liz
Go for a stroll, take the kiddies to the playground or visit the petting zoo. There are tennis courts, an ice …
Stacey
Water park, petting zoo, playground, beautiful rose garden, off leash dog park, running trails.
Meghan
Running and walking trails wind through the park to connect all the amenities (rainbow playground, petting zoo…
8. Queens Park
8. Queens Park
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11 local reviews
Queens Park, New Westminster
Liz
Liz
Go for a stroll, take the kiddies to the playground or visit the petting zoo. There are tennis courts, an ice rink, picnic tables and more!
Stacey
Stacey
Water park, petting zoo, playground, beautiful rose garden, off leash dog park, running trails.
Meghan
Meghan
Running and walking trails wind through the park to connect all the amenities (rainbow playground, petting zoo, sports fields, off-leash dog…
9. Douglas Park Community Centre
9. Douglas Park Community Centre
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2 local reviews
801 West 22nd Avenue, Vancouver
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(604) 257-8130
ParkEstablishment
Cait
Loop to jog, playground, baseball diamonds, lots of grass to lay on, play soccer/frisbee, etc...
Marilyn
Local community and recreation centre with local playground, basketball court, zipline and water/wading pool. …
Cait
Loop to jog, playground, baseball diamonds, lots of grass to lay on, play soccer/frisbee, etc...
9. Douglas Park Community Centre
9. Douglas Park Community Centre
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2 local reviews
801 West 22nd Avenue, Vancouver
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(604) 257-8130
Cait
Cait
Loop to jog, playground, baseball diamonds, lots of grass to lay on, play soccer/frisbee, etc...
Marilyn
Marilyn
Local community and recreation centre with local playground, basketball court, zipline and water/wading pool. (Playground area under constru…
Cait
Cait
Loop to jog, playground, baseball diamonds, lots of grass to lay on, play soccer/frisbee, etc...
10. Redwood Park
10. Redwood Park
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6 local reviews
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Kahlan
The sloping lawn next to the parking lot is the perfect place to play! Enjoy the all-access playground and pic…
Regen And Carmon
Enjoy the nature trails throughout this park. Play on the playground and see if you can find a fairy house in …
Alex
Longer trails with lots of shaded grassy areas; "fairy garden" hidden in forest where kids leave decorated bir…
10. Redwood Park
10. Redwood Park
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6 local reviews
Kahlan
Kahlan
The sloping lawn next to the parking lot is the perfect place to play! Enjoy the all-access playground and picnic shelters year-round from d…
Regen And Carmon
Regen And Carmon
Enjoy the nature trails throughout this park. Play on the playground and see if you can find a fairy house in the forest.
Alex
Alex
Longer trails with lots of shaded grassy areas; "fairy garden" hidden in forest where kids leave decorated birdhouses; playground with nearb…
11. Horseshoe Bay
11. Horseshoe Bay
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11 local reviews
Horseshoe Bay, Horseshoe Bay
Sublocality level 1SublocalityPolitical
Torus
Shopping, Ferry boats, playgrounds for kids, Dinner and Drinks
Korey & Hans
Some of the most stunning views. There are restaurants, shops, a playground, the pier, and this is where you c…
Grace
Beautiful park, coffee shops and restaurants and ferry terminal.
11. Horseshoe Bay
11. Horseshoe Bay
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11 local reviews
Horseshoe Bay, Horseshoe Bay
Torus
Torus
Shopping, Ferry boats, playgrounds for kids, Dinner and Drinks
Korey & Hans
Korey & Hans
Some of the most stunning views. There are restaurants, shops, a playground, the pier, and this is where you can catch the ferry to Nanaimo,…
Grace
Grace
Beautiful park, coffee shops and restaurants and ferry terminal.
12. John Lawson Park
12. John Lawson Park
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15 local reviews
750 17th St, West Vancouver
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 604-925-7275
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Saurabh & Rashmi
This is one of our family's favorite parks! This is a scenic park situated on the beach with stunning views o…
Julie
Truly one of the most beautiful and impressive kids parks and playgrounds you will ever see. Set upon a breat…
Diane And That Handsome Guy Is Dan
Children's playground, water park, picnic area with covered picnic benches, large grass area, trees for shade,…
12. John Lawson Park
12. John Lawson Park
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15 local reviews
750 17th St, West Vancouver
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 604-925-7275
Saurabh & Rashmi
Saurabh & Rashmi
This is one of our family's favorite parks! This is a scenic park situated on the beach with stunning views of English Bay, the Lions Gate …
Julie
Julie
Truly one of the most beautiful and impressive kids parks and playgrounds you will ever see. Set upon a breathtaking oceanfront backdrop
Diane And That Handsome Guy Is Dan
Diane And That Handsome Guy Is Dan
Children's playground, water park, picnic area with covered picnic benches, large grass area, trees for shade, beach, pier, ocean, sea walk,…