Important Notice

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Please note that on Saturday, October 1, 2016, due to The Color Run by Night event, the access to circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will be forbidden to vehicles and cyclists from 5 p.m. to Midnight.

Occasional slowdowns on the Seaway dike bicycle path

This fall, cyclists can expect occasional slowdowns close to the new Champlain Bridge project when using the Seaway dike bicycle path.

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Parc Jean-Drapeau
Activities in Montreal, What to do in Montreal
Activities in Montreal, What to do in Montreal

Summer 2016 family activities

Summer 2016


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!

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A summer under the sign of fun for the whole family!


Opening party Opening party

Opening party
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.

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Swimmer's Christmas Swimmer's Christmas

Swimmer's Christmas
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.

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All Aboard, Pirates! All Aboard, Pirates!

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.

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Olympic Initiation Olympic Initiation

Olympic Initiation
August 14, 2016

To mark the 40th anniversary of the staging of the Summer Olympics in Montréal and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, a wide range of entertainment and introduction to Olympic events will be organized.

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Inflated Saturdays

Inflated Saturdays
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

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Free Wednesdays

Free Wednesdays
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).

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More activities with our partners!


Lafleur Gatherings!

Lafleur Gatherings!
Summer 2016

With hosted activities and lots of surprises, Lafleur has the perfect recipe for summer fun!

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Parks Canada

Parks Canada
Summer 2016

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.

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The Parc's must-see attractions


Jean-Doré Beach

Jean-Doré Beach

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!

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Aquazilla, obstacle course on the water

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.

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Wakeboarding by teletraction

Wakeboarding by teletraction

Once again this year, wakeboarding by teletraction is a great way to have plenty of fun challenging ramps and obstacles on the lake of the parc Jean-Drapeau Beach.

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SUP - Lessons and rentals

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.

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Aquatic Complex

Aquatic Complex

One of the finest outdoor pool complexes in Canada. Open swimming, diving, training and sports competitions. With family or friends, enjoy the spacious recreational pool!

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Olympic Basin

Olympic Basin

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.

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Dragon boat

Dragon boat

Beginners and more advanced can paddle as a team to practice dragon boat at the Olympic Basin. Team building programs are also available.

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Rowing

Rowing

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.

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Canoe-kayak

Canoe-kayak

Canoe-kayak is a very demanding discipline that brings together sports, tranquility and nature enthusiast at the Olympic Basin.

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Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

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!

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Cycling

Cycling

With its many bike paths in the heart of nature and Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Parc Jean-Drapeau is an incredible playground for cycling enthusiasts.

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Roller Blading

Roller Blading

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.

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Public Art

Public Art

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.

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Floralies Gardens

Floralies Gardens

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!

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Picnic

Picnic

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!

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Hiking

Hiking

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.

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La Ronde

La Ronde

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!

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L'International des Feux Loto-Québec

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!

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Casino de Montréal

Casino de Montréal

The Casino de Montréal, built from Expo 67's former pavilions, is renowned for its great gaming areas, architecture and glamour. It attracts millions of visitors every year!

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Stewart Museum

Stewart Museum

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.

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Biosphère, Environment Museum

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!

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