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Boating

Speed limit in effect

The speed limit in False Creek is 10 km/h (5 knots).

Because Vancouver is a coastal city, there are abundant resources for boaters.

Find information about our boating facilities and rules about anchoring

Southeast False Creek Paddling Centre

The City and Park Board have built a Paddling Centre in Southeast False Creek.

Marinas and amenities

Find information on Park Board marinas in Vancouver and learn about the services they provide for both long and short-term boaters.

Anchoring

Anchoring in False Creek is a great way to explore the city. Find out how to get the necessary permit.

Docks and boat ramps

Find out where you can launch a small boat, and where you can tie up your dinghy in False Creek.

Boating safety

Stay safe on the water. Find resources for boaters on weather and tides, coast guard and other useful information.

False Creek anchoring map

anchoring in false creek map

Contact us

Heather Civic Marina

604-874-2814 or 778-866-2851

heather.marina@vancouver.ca 

Hours

May 20 to September 5, 2017
Daily: 7:00am to 7:00pm

September 6, 2017 to May 19, 2018
Daily: 7:00am to 4:30pm

Burrard Civic Marina

604-733-5833

burrard.marina@vancouver.ca

Hours

May 20 to September 5, 2017
Daily: 7:00am to 7:00pm

September 6, 2017 to May 19, 2018
Daily: 7:00am to 5:00pm

Southeast False Creek Paddling CentreMarinas and amenitiesAnchoringDocks and boat rampsBoating safety