South Shore Bike link Two‑way traffic on the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve South Shore Bike link

South Shore Bike link

December 2, 2017 to April 15, 2018

The bike link between the South Shore (Saint‑Lambert) and Parc Jean‑Drapeau is closed from December 2, 2017 to April 15, 2018. See you next year!

Two‑way traffic on the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve

December 1st, 2017 to April 14, 2018

As of December 1st, the portion between the hairpin (northern part of the circuit) and the PAvillon du Canada will become two‑way for motorists. The bike path of the circuit will not be maintained. Please use caution and share the road.

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
Jean-Doré Beach

Jean-Doré Beach

Nice golden‑sand beach, clear water, 5 minutes from downtown and car, subway, bike accessible. The ideal spot to lounge in the sun or take part in nautical activities, beach volleyball or open water swimming with family and friends!

At Jean‑Doré Beach, people can swim and take a refreshing dip every day during summer season. Thanks to a wide swimming area of more than 15,000 square metres, both kids and grown-ups can enjoy of fun-filled day at the Beach.


June 21 to August 27, 2017
Every day 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
September 2-4, 2017
Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • The schedule can be affected by weather conditions.

2017 Rates

Before 4 p.m. After 4 p.m.
2 years and under Free Free
3-13 years $4.50 $3
14 years and over $9 $5.50
Family (2 adults et 2 children) $22 N.a.
Season passport
3-13 years $24
14 years and over $48
Family (2 adults et 2 children) $99
Replacing a lost season passport $10
  • Rates include taxes.
  • Rates shown are per person (except for family).
  • The Beach's rates does not include access to Aquazilla
  • Season Passports are only available at the front desk of the Beach (P4 Parking).
  • Rates are shown as a guide only and are subject to change without notice.
  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.

From Monday to Friday, holders of the Accès Montréal Card get a 2 for 1 with the purchase of an individual ticket at the Jean‑Doré Beach of Parc Jean‑Drapeau.

This summer, children under the age of 13 will be able to enjoy Jean‑Doré Beach for free on Wednesdays, with the purchase of an adult ticket (maximum 3 children/adult).

Music at the Beach

Do not miss the afternoons(1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) where music, animation and dance get together to bring a festive and colorful vibe to the Beach.

The Beat 92.5 FM

  • July 22
  • August 5 and 20
  • September 2

DJ Cyusa Kamaso

  • July 29
  • August 12
  • September 3

Activities available at the beach



Customers with functional limitations


Upon presentation of the Tourist and Leisure Companion Sticker (TLCS) or the Access 2 Card, a free entrance is offered to the attendant.

Accessible facilities

At Jean-Doré Beach, a sidewalk circles the facilities and makes it easier for customers with reduced mobility to circulate between the parking lot, the entrance, the changing rooms, etc.

Group reservation

Come to the Beach in groups of 20 people or more and enjoy a discount. Book your visit!

Parc Jean-Drapeau also offers a day camp special to experience in a group.


Free Wi-Fi, changing rooms, lockers (bring your padlock), snack bar, lending of volleyball and flotation devices, rental of deck chairs and baby changing station.

Food offer

While you are at Parc Jean-Drapeau, take time to grab a snack with family and friends at one of the many restauration areas located by our various facilities.


Before visiting, please consult the regulations for the Beach Jean-Doré.

  • Anyone not complying with the regulations is subject to a warning. The Société du parc Jean-Drapeau reserves the right to eject anyone that does not obey the rules or warnings.
  • The Société du parc Jean-Drapeau is not responsible for lost or stolen articles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the displacing of major events have an impact on the Beach's activities?

The only impact in connection with the Beach is the bus route between the drop‑off area located at the Jean‑Drapeau subway station exit and the Beach. When the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve will be closed, the bus will take an alternative route to go to the Beach.

The new bus route will take the Concorde Bridge to go to a new drop‑off spot set up near the Pavillon du Canada parking. The north entrance of the Beach, located just next to the Pavillon des activités nautiques, will be the entrance used by shuttle users to access the Beach.

Can visitors go to the Beach by car?

Yes, but it is strongly suggested to used public transportation due to the limited number of parking spaces.

Can visitors go to the Beach by bike?

Cyclists coming from the South Shore bike link or the Concorde Bridge will be able to reach the Beach without a problem. However, when the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is closed, cyclists transiting by Île Sainte‑Hélène will have to leave their bike at the bike stands near the subway station and use the Beach STM shuttle.

Is it allowed to smoke at the Beach?

Under the Tobacco Control Act, smoking is prohibited at Jean‑Doré Beach. People who wish to smoke must leave the Beach area and go to the designated zones.

Are dogs allowed at the Beach?

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.

Getting to Jean‑Doré Beach

Jean-Drapeau subway station




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