There are two fine beaches accessed from Stanley Park. The most popular with families is Second Beach, which has a small sandy area, a playground, and a large heated pool with a slide. Third Beach is a little quieter than the other central beaches. It has a larger stretch of sand, fairly warm water, and great sunset views. It's a popular evening picnic spot. Amenities : lifeguards; toilets; food and drink; parking (fee). Best for : sunset; swimming; walking.