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.

Further information

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Parc Jean-Drapeau
Frequently asked questions
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 we drive on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve?

Yes, the race track is shared by cyclists 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.

Where do we collect lost and found items?

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 two weeks 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 : emploi@parcjeandrapeau.com.

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.

Further information: 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 (subway station exit)
  • 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





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