Parc Jean-Drapeau is proud to be associated with the Défi château de neiges (Snow Castle Challenge), an initiative supported by Sport et Loisir de l'île de Montréal. Come and build your prettiest castle in the area set up on Île Sainte-Hélène and have the chance to win an assortment of prizes — including a 2020 season family passport to Jean-Doré Beach.
To enter the contest, you need to build a snow castle, take a photo of it and post it on the defichateaudeneige.ca website in the participate tab.
The invitation has gone out! As a family, with friends or among colleagues, — participate in this popular provincial movement that promotes winter physical activity and a healthy lifestyle!
|January 6 to March 9, 2020||6 a.m. to 10 p.m.|
To obtain all the information concerning the Défi Château de neiges or about the organization Sport et Loisir de l'île de Montréal which contributes to the development and enhancement of leisure, sport, physical activity and the outdoors on the Island of Montreal, visit their websites by clicking on the following links:
To make it easier to get around, here is the exact location of the activity at Parc Jean-Drapeau posted on Google Maps.
The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located on Île Sainte-Hélène, in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. To get to the Parc easily and quickly, the subway is still the best way to go!
During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can use the river shuttle as a means of transportation, from the Vieux-Port de Montréal (Jacques-Cartier pier) and the city of Longueuil.
Users can also bring along their bikes and they have access to a network of cycling paths at each stop.
Two STM shuttles provide a connection between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and various attractions.
Every day of the year, the 777 shuttle provides fast access to the Casino de Montréal.
From Montréal: take the Lachine Canal bike path, near the Vieux-Port de Montréal, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.
From the South Shore: take the South Shore Bike Link, between Saint-Lambert and Parc Jean-Drapeau, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.
There are many BIXI stations at the Parc during the summer season.
People can enjoy many of the cycling paths to get to or pass through the Parc Jean-Drapeau, either running or walking.
With more than 25 kilometres of trails and pathways, the Parc is a pleasant spot for hiking, all year round.
Motorists can get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by taking the Jacques Cartier Bridge or the Concorde Bridge (Bonaventure Autoroute, Pierre-Dupuy exit).
Nearby parking areas:
P1, P9, P10, P11
You can reserve a taxi for your travels at the Parc by using a valid STM transport fare (ticket or OPUS card).
|September 3 to June 23|
|Monday to Friday||6:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.|