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Ambleside Park

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

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.

Parking at Ambleside Park

Public parking at the park is limited and fills up quickly in good weather. Parking lots will be closed when full. Please have an alternate plan and follow the instructions of traffic control personnel.


Lifeguards are on duty beginning Monday, June 28 to Monday, September 6 from 12 to 7 p.m. daily.


Washrooms are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the District has increased the frequency of cleaning in park washrooms.


The Boat Shed is open daily. Check their website for hours.


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

More Information


Parks Department



Fire Danger Rating

Current fire danger rating: LOW

Prohibited year-round

  • open fires (including beach fires) anywhere in West Vancouver
  • smoking in parks and beaches
  • barbecues in Lighthouse Park

Summer Fire Safety

Picnic Guidelines

Fire Danger Ratings

Updated: Friday, June 11


  • concession
  • outdoor shower
  • parking
  • picnic tables
  • public washrooms with change rooms
  • playground
  • waterpark
  • duck pond
  • sports fields
  • basketball court
  • skatepark
  • tennis courts
  • pier
  • beach volleyball (seasonal)