Oasis Beach (Trail 7)

Vancouver, British Columbia

Oasis Beach is part of Wreck Beach and can be accessed along Trail 7. Trail 7 is a scenic and beautiful trail and there are waterfalls and creeks as well as foliage. The trail has recently been improved with the addition of handrails and better stairs.

The Oasis beach area has white sand alcoves and picnic areas, the beach can be accessed from both Wreck Beach (trail 6) or from trail 7 off Marine Drive.

Wreck Beach is a nude beach.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on November 21st, 2020. Fraser Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on November 23th, 2020 at 12:17 AM.
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Current Weather
18°C
Mostly clear
Monitoring Frequency

Oasis Beach (Trail 7) is sampled weekly from May 1st to March 1st.

Source Information

Water quality at this beach jointly monitored by Metro Vancouver and the Pacific Spirit Park Society (PSPS). Sampling is conducted by Metro Vancouver from May to October and by the Pacific Spirit Park Society from October to March.

The Pacific Spirit Park Society is a non-profit society that works with Metro Vancouver, as part of the Regional Park Partners Program. They hold a vision of an urban forest and foreshore park that is protected and cared for in perpetuity, for the benefit of all. PSPS’ programming centers on ecological restoration, data collection, monitoring, and environmental education, empowering community members through skills development and stewardship training.

Metro Vancouver and PSPS follow the Canadian Recreational Water Guidelines. Recreational water is considered safe if the geometric mean result is under 200 E.coli/100mL based on the previous last five samples or a single sample limit of under 400 E.coli/100mL. Data is shared on Swim Guide according to these results, as soon as they become available.

A beach is marked Green when geometric mean results are under 200 E.coli/100 mL and single sample results are below 400 E.coli/100mL.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean results are equal to or above 200 E.coli/100 mL water or single sample results are above 400 E.coli/100 mL.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information

Water Quality Graph

Oasis Beach (Trail 7)

Vancouver, British Columbia

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on November 21st, 2020. Fraser Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on November 23th, 2020 at 12:17 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
18°C
Mostly clear

Oasis Beach is part of Wreck Beach and can be accessed along Trail 7. Trail 7 is a scenic and beautiful trail and there are waterfalls and creeks as well as foliage. The trail has recently been improved with the addition of handrails and better stairs.

The Oasis beach area has white sand alcoves and picnic areas, the beach can be accessed from both Wreck Beach (trail 6) or from trail 7 off Marine Drive.

Wreck Beach is a nude beach.

Monitoring Frequency

Oasis Beach (Trail 7) is sampled weekly from May 1st to March 1st.

Source Information

Water quality at this beach jointly monitored by Metro Vancouver and the Pacific Spirit Park Society (PSPS). Sampling is conducted by Metro Vancouver from May to October and by the Pacific Spirit Park Society from October to March.

The Pacific Spirit Park Society is a non-profit society that works with Metro Vancouver, as part of the Regional Park Partners Program. They hold a vision of an urban forest and foreshore park that is protected and cared for in perpetuity, for the benefit of all. PSPS’ programming centers on ecological restoration, data collection, monitoring, and environmental education, empowering community members through skills development and stewardship training.

Metro Vancouver and PSPS follow the Canadian Recreational Water Guidelines. Recreational water is considered safe if the geometric mean result is under 200 E.coli/100mL based on the previous last five samples or a single sample limit of under 400 E.coli/100mL. Data is shared on Swim Guide according to these results, as soon as they become available.

A beach is marked Green when geometric mean results are under 200 E.coli/100 mL and single sample results are below 400 E.coli/100mL.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean results are equal to or above 200 E.coli/100 mL water or single sample results are above 400 E.coli/100 mL.

A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information

Water Quality Graph

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