Parking pay station on White Rock’s Marine Drive. (File photo)

Parking pay station on White Rock’s Marine Drive. (File photo)

Pay parking returns to White Rock waterfront

‘Shoulder season’ rates continue to March 31.

If you’re going to be parking on White Rock’s waterfront this week, be sure to be have change or a credit card with you.

While the city provided free parking in the waterfront lots in November, December and January – part of an annual initiative to help local businesses and encourage outdoor activity during the winter months – pay parking returned as of Monday ( Feb. 1).

READ ALSO: White Rock extends waterfront parking time limit

Waterfront rates during the shoulder season— which lasts from Feb. 1 to March 31—are $2 an hour along the waterfront and $7.50 a day at the West Beach Parkade and the Montecito Parkade.

Both parkades are located on Vidal Street at Victoria Avenue.

Summer rates were last set by council – in 2019 – at $3.75 per hour for April through September, with a $3.25 per hour charge for ‘value rate zones’ (west of Oxford Street) and a $15 day rate in the West Beach and Montecito parkades.

For parking rates across White Rock, as well as general parking information, visit

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