Families can have a fun-filled time at the Parc: there is a wide array of cultural and sports activities for every budget and interest, and for people of all ages.
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.
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!
May 5, 2016 to March 12, 2017
Discover more than 370 extraordinary and eclectic objects from the Stewart Museum's collections in this original exhibition created in collaboration with Quebec artist Jérôme Fortin.
History and Memory
The Stewart Museum exhibition offers an historical journey that takes visitors from the Aboriginal era to the present day. Almost 500 objects, documents and rare books in the exhibition are showcased.
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!
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.
Fête des neiges de Montréal
Back in January 2018
A free event on several weekends with a huge variety of winter activities! Ziplines, tube sliding, sled dog tours, skating, shows, music and much more!
Parc Jean-Drapeau currently has a five-station training Trekfit circuit, which includes 17 equipment units. A real outdoor training room!
Closed in 2017 due to construction
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.
Back in May 2017
Whether in one of the three pools at the Aquatic Complex or the lake or the Beach, swimming is suitable for adults and children at parc Jean-Drapeau, only 5 minutes from downtown Montreal.
Back in June 2017
At Parc Jean-Drapeau, you can rent pedal boats, canoes, kayaks and mayaks and navigate between the Beach and the Casino de Montréal.
Back in June 2017
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!
Polar Hero Race
February 18, 2017
Get ready, get set, or get a team together for a spectacular, extreme winter sport! Kids, adults, and seasoned athletes should start warming up for this unique 5-km, 25-obstacle course.
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.
With its many bike paths in the heart of nature and Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Parc Jean-Drapeau is an incredible playground for cycling enthusiasts.
October 1st-30, 2016
In October, the Fright Fest takes over La Ronde: terrifying monsters, zombies, vampires, demons, haunted houses, face painting, pumpkins and Halloween decorations.
May 21 to November 6, 2016
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!
BIXI is ideal to get to the many attractions that the Parc offers. Have fun riding on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve while enjoying the view of Montreal.
Light the Night Walk
October 15, 2016
Light The Night Walk gathers thousands of walkers with illuminated lanterns to support and raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada.
The Color Run by Night
October 1st, 2016
The Color Run by Night, a 5K run through 4 zones of fluorescent colors, a bubble zone and a surprise zone on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve when night falls.
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!
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).
Water Play Park
Until September 18, 2016
Come and have fun in Parc Jean-Drapeau's new free Water Play Park, located at the exit of the Jean-Drapeau subway station. Cool yourself down during the hot summer days!
At the Jean-Doré Beach, play beach volleyball on one of our eight courts that meet the highest international standards!
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.
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
Aquazilla, obstacle course
on the water
Back in June 2017
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.
With hosted activities and lots of surprises, Lafleur has the perfect recipe for summer fun!
The Color Run
August 13, 2016
The Color Run, a 5 km event where runners have fun getting doused with paint, will be held on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal. A color-crazy, laughter and emotion-filled 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.
L'International des Feux Loto-Québec
July 2-30, 2016
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!
SNPNNational DrowningPrevention Week
July 24-30, 2016
National Drowning Prevention Week activities take place every day from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Jean-Doré Beach and Aquatic Complex at Parc Jean-Drapeau. Come and participate!
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.
July 23-24, 2016
A swim-a-thon is being held at Parc Jean-Drapeau's Aquatic Complex to raise funds for the Fonds Simon-Pierre to help victims of water-related traumas.
Week-ends du monde
July 9-10 and 16-17, 2016
Week-ends du monde at Parc Jean-Drapeau offers Montrealers a showcase to celebrate and share their culture and traditions through music, dance and culinary discoveries!