Summer 2016 family activities
Come and enjoy a wide assortment of family activities, along with a host of events presented throughout the summer. Discover or revisit this unique site that's just a few steps from home!
A summer under the sign of fun for the whole family!
June 25, 2016
Celebrate the arrival of summer at Jean-Doré Beach: music, entertainment and door prizes by the teams comprised of Lafleur, Parks Canada, CKOI, Rythme FM and The Beat! Free admission for children.
July 25, 2016
Put some magic in your summer and come meet the impish elves and Santa Claus, and enjoy the entertainment that is specially designed for this festive day.
All Aboard, Pirates!
August 7, 2016
Children will love discovering the world of the Pirates on this theme-based day at Jean-Doré Beach: Mini-sailor training, entertainment, shows, inflatable structure games.
Every Satuday (at the Aquatic Complex)
Saturdays are synonymous with fun, with new activities and entertainment at the Aquatic Complex, including an inflatable structure obstacle course, introductory water-polo clinics and aqua fit classes
Wednesdays (Aquatic Complex)
Children under the age of 13 will be able to frolic for free at Jean-Doré Beach and the Aquatic Complex with free admission Wednesdays, with the purchase of an adult ticket (maximum 3 children/adult).
More activities with our partners!
With hosted activities and lots of surprises, Lafleur has the perfect recipe for summer fun!
This summer, come and meet Park Canada's team which will be present in the various recreational sites at Parc Jean-Drapeau to help you discover Canadian national parks throughout activities.
The Parc's must-see attractions
Nice golden-sand beach, clear water, 5 minutes from downtown and car, subway, bike accessible. The ideal place to swim and lounge in the sun!
Aquazilla, obstacle course
on the water
Aquazilla is back this summer on the Beach at Parc Jean-Drapeau. Aquazilla is a unique inflatable structure comprised of obstacles, slides and platforms for jumping into the water, and much more.
SUP Lessons and rentals
Introductory SUP lessons, Yoga and Fitness paddleboard classes and a rental service for boards and stand up paddleboards are available through the Pavillon des activités nautiques.
The Aquatic Complex will be closed for the 2017 season. To all swimmers, visit the Jean-Doré Beach located on Notre-Dame Island this summer to enjoy the sun and play in the water.
A legacy from the 1976 Summer Olympics, the Basin extends over 2.2 km and hosts sports groups in rowing, canoe-kayaking, dragon boats, and high-performance championships and competitions.
Beginners and more advanced can paddle as a team to practice dragon boat at the Olympic Basin. Team building programs are also available.
Rowing is very important at the Olympic Basin at Parc Jean-Drapeau: initiation and development classes, team building program for business and competitions take place.
Canoe-kayak is a very demanding discipline that brings together sports, tranquility and nature enthusiast at the Olympic Basin.
The 4.361 km-long Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve hosts the Grand Prix du Canada, as well as biking, in-line skating, jogging and walking enthusiasts!
With its many bike paths in the heart of nature and Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Parc Jean-Drapeau is an incredible playground for cycling enthusiasts.
Parc Jean-Drapeau's circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is the perfect track for fans of inline skates. Rollerblade and enjoy the beautiful scenery of nature and the city of Montréal.
A collection of 15 City of Montreal art works, done mostly for Expo 67, on display for free along the trails and gardens of Parc Jean-Drapeau.
To let you discover the marvels of nature in Montreal for free, the Gardens combine thousands of flowers, many types of trees and shrubs, lagoons and public art works!
Near water or hidden under trees, Parc Jean-Drapeau is the perfect place for picnics with family or friends to enjoy the tranquility just 5 minutes from downtown!
With more than 25 kilometres of roads and trails, Parc Jean-Drapeau provides an outdoor escape in the heart of nature, just a few steps from downtown Montréal.
Guaranteed thrills at Quebec's biggest amusement park. With more than 40 rides and attractions, this family entertainment place is a favourite summer-time destination!
L'International des Feux Loto-Québec
The Parc is "the" place to see the Festival de l'International des Feux Loto-Québec; watch it live as the skies light up with dazzling fireworks from competing countries, at La Ronde, in Montreal!
Casino de Montréal
Discover exceptional activities, never-before-seen promotions, light up your taste buds with flavourful menus and enjoy an avalanche of flavours featuring origine québec products.
Housed in the British military arsenal depot on Île Sainte-Hélène, the museum designs and hosts exhibits and thematic events. A beacon of history in Montreal.
Biosphère, Environment Museum
Expo 67's famed geodesic dome houses a museum offering educational exhibits and activities for a better understanding of the major environmental issues. A unique and spectacular place!