The Beach open at Noon on Saturday, August 26 Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve open Take the subway! Aquatic Complex closed for the 2017 season The Beach open at Noon on Saturday, August 26

The Beach open at Noon on Saturday, August 26

August 26, 2017

The Jean‑Doré Beach open at Noon on Saturday, August 26, due to the "The Color Run" event.

Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve open

August 21, 2017

The Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is accessible to pedestrians and cyclists.

Take the subway!

July 25 to September 4, 2017

The number of parking spaces is limited at the Parc due to the Enhancement and Development work. It is therefore strongly recommended you take the subway to get to Parc Jean‑Drapeau.

Aquatic Complex closed for the 2017 season

January 1st to December 31, 2017

Due to construction work near the Aquatic Complex, it will be closed to public and athletes for the 2017 season. Swimmers will still be able to come enjoy the water at Parc Jean‑Drapeau this summer at Jean‑Doré Beach.

Plan your trip and avoid unpleasant surprises by consulting often the important notices or the schedule of activities and events that are of interest to you.

Parc Jean-Drapeau
Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Are dogs allowed at the Parc?

All dogs are allowed at the Parc, except at the Beach, the Aquatic Complex and the Athletes' Quarters, provided they are kept on a leash.

Can I fly a drone in the Park?

The use of drones by individuals is strictly forbidden on the parc Jean‑Drapeau site. For any professional drone request, please contact the Société Parc Jean‑Drapeau's Center of Operations at 514 872-9999.

Can we drive on Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve?

Yes, the race track is shared by cyclists, pedestrians, inline skates enthusiasts and motorists.

Are there any lockers available close to Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve for the use of visitors?

No there are no lockers available in this area. But lockers are made available to clientele of the Beach and Aquatic Complex.

What are the Parc's hours of operation?

Île Sainte‑Hélène is accessible every day from 6 a.m. until midnight. Île Notre-Dame is accessible every day from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

How to recover a lost item?

To collect a lost item or report a found item, please call 514 872-6120 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

If the item is unclaimed in the 60 days following its loss, we will donate it to the Le Chaînon organization which helps women in difficulty.

In a separate box, we keep wallets, prescription glasses, jewelry, cameras or any other item of value. These items will be kept for a longer period of time.

Can one park a camper van or any recreational vehicule at parc Jean‑Drapeau

Yes, our parking areas can accommodate a "camper van or any recreational vehicule" but the it cannot remain there overnight.

How can a person get in touch with Human Resources?

You can contact Parc Jean-Drapeau's Human Resources Service by email at:

For La Ronde's Human Resources Service, go to La Ronde website.

Can a person rent golf carts?

No, the golf carts you see on the grounds are for the use of Parc Jean‑Drapeau employees.

What is the size of Parc Jean‑Drapeau?

268 hectares comprising the two islands.

Can we have a BBQ at the Parc?

Use of propane BBQ's is permitted in the picnic areas only. Use of charcoal BBQ's is prohibited.

Can we camp at the Parc?

Camping overnight at Parc Jean‑Drapeau is prohibited.

Are we allowed to fish anywhere in the Parc?

Parc Jean‑Drapeau allows fishing on some of its banks overlooking the Saint Lawrence River. Please note people that fish are subject to the Ministère de la chasse et de la pêche (region 8) regulations, and thus they must hold a valid permit.

And fishing is prohibited in the lakes, ponds and canals situated inside the Parc.

What bus does one take to get to the Beach?

The 767 shuttle bus in the summer season only. Routes and schedules

Can a person pay by Interac?

Usually, at the places where you pay, an Internac service is available. But the snack bar and river shuttle do not have this service.

Are there any ATM machines?

During the summer season, you can make withdrawals at the ATM machines in the following locations:

  • Aquatic Complex
  • Visitor center (Aquatic Complex)
  • Jean‑Doré Beach
  • Pavillon de la Tunisie
Is it possible to rent a hall or site at Parc Jean‑Drapeau?

Yes, please consult the Venues page.

Can we rent boats?

Yes, please consult the Boat Rentals page.

How does one register a complaint?

With Customer Service in the Contact us sections.

In summer, at one of the information centres: near the Cosmos walkway on Île Notre‑Dame or near the subway station on Île Sainte‑Hélène.

At the entrances to the Beach and the Aquatic Complex

Purchase the novel memory album that traces the evolution of Parc Jean‑Drapeau.