Ambleside Park

As West Vancouver’s gateway park, Ambleside is fully accessible and well used by both West Vancouver residents and visitors. Enjoy spectacular views of Stanley Park and downtown Vancouver. Come walk the Seawalk, visit the dog park, play beach volleyball, relax in the sand and more! 


  • Concession
  • Outdoor shower
  • Parking
  • Picnic tables
  • Picnic shelter and barbecues
  • Public washrooms with change rooms
  • Playground
  • Waterpark
  • Duck pond
  • Sports fields


The off-leash dog area is 3.52 hectares of grassy areas, trails and beach with access for dogs and their owners.

Swans in Ambleside Pond

Swans are beautiful and much-admired residents of Ambleside Pond. The District of West Vancouver keeps swans in the park under an Avicultural Permit from the Canadian Wildlife Service.

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Things to Do in the Park

Have lunch at the concession

Enjoy delicious  fish and chips, burgers, hot dogs, wraps, beverages, and ice cream seven days a week.

Skate Park

Planning has begun to renovate the skateboard section at the centre of Boards, Blades and Baskets. Popular for basketball, street-style skateboarding, roller hockey, in-line skating and bicycling. Located near the beach and playground.


Tennis courts

Enjoy three courts on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please restrict games to 30 minutes if others are waiting, and respect court reservation times for lessons.



Ambleside Park has sandy beaches and a designated swim area monitored by lifeguards in the summer. Enjoy this popular swimming spot, but please supervise children at all times and always swim with a buddy.

Par 3 Golf Course

Looking for something to do on a sunny day? Test your golf skills at this beautiful waterfront Pitch and Putt! For more information on the Ambleside Par 3 course, please visit the Golf section.


Contact & Follow Us

The entrance to Ambleside Park is located at the foot of 13th Street.


Concession details

604-925-7275 (PARKS)

May 21 to July 1 (Canada Day)
Saturday/Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

July 2 to Sept. 5 (Labour Day)
Saturday/Sunday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Monday–Friday: 11 a.m.–7 p.m.

Skateboard Park Project

Planning has begun to renovate the skateboard section at the centre of the Boards Blades and Baskets area at Ambleside Park. The goal of the project is renovate the park so it will continue to be a positive and inclusive place to develop skills in the community.

Tennis Lessons

For information on spring/summer lessons, please see the Leisure Guide.