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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
Getting to the Parc

Getting to the Parc

The best way to get to the Parc this summer, is by public transportation!

Jean‑Drapeau Subway Station

The Jean‑Drapeau subway station is located right in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. For fast and easy access to the Parc, the subway is the best way to go!

Subway schedule

Free shuttle service from the subway station:

  • 777 Casino
  • 767 La Ronde / La Plage (summer season only)

Routes and schedules on the STM website

STM Promotions

The Family Outings program of the STM allows up to five children aged 6 to 11 to ride public transit for free during certain periods when accompanied by an adult with a valid fare.

Moreover, public transit is always free for children 5 years old or under when accompanied by an adult.

Bike

From Montreal:

  • Cycling path on Jacques‑Cartier Bridge.
  • Lachine Canal cycling path near the Old Port of Montreal. (Follow directions for Cité du Havre, then for Parc Jean‑Drapeau.)

From the South Shore:

  • Cycling path on Jacques‑Cartier Bridge.
  • South Shore Bike Link between Saint‑Lambert and Parc Jean‑Drapeau.

Car

If you are coming by car, you can reach the Park using:

  • Jacques‑Cartier Bridge
  • Concorde Bridge (Bonaventure Expressway, Pierre‑Dupuy exit)

Parking

Many parking areas are available around the Parc and close to events and attractions venues.

Rates and parking areas

River shuttle

During the summer season, Parc Jean‑Drapeau visitors can take the river shuttle as an original means of transportation from Montreal's Old Port(Jacques‑Cartier Pier).

Passengers can bring along their bikes since they have access to cycling paths at each stop.

Schedules and rates

Events and activities

Visit the specific event or activity page in the " Things to do at the Parc " section to know its exact location in the Parc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a speed limit at Parc Jean‑Drapeau?
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Yes, the speed limit throughout Parc Jean‑Drapeau is 30 km/h, even on Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve.

Is it possible to ride a motorcycle in the Parc?
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In compliance with the City of Montréal by‑law, motorcycle traffic is prohibited at all times on all Île Notre‑Dame roadways.

However, it is permitted on Île Sainte‑Hélène, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., if the entry and exit is done by the Jacques‑Cartier Bridge.

Getting to Île Notre-Dame

Select your destination

Jean-Drapeau subway station

Car

Bike

Important Notices Plan your trip

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.

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