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Important Notices
Ongoing Work
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South Shore Bike Link
April 7 to November 15, 2017
With a few exceptions, the South Shore cycling link will be accessible throughout the summer season.
Closure of the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve
May 8 to September 4, 2017
The Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will be inaccessible to cyclists, pedestrians and inline skates enthusiasts from May 8 to September 4, 2017. Exceptionally and when the mounting and demounting of major events allows it, the SPJD will set up a training circuit for cyclists.
MacDonald Road and Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will be closed to car traffic
April 22-23, 2017
MacDonald Road and Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will be closed to car traffic on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., for the Banque Scotia 21k de Montréal. A special entry way accessible by Concorde Bridge will maintain access to the Pavillon du Canada and Pavillon de la Jamaïque. Jacques-Cartier Bridge will be the only option to get to St. Helens' Island by car during this time.
Closing of the Aquatic Complex
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.
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SNPN<span>National Drowning</span><span>Prevention Week</span>

SNPNNational DrowningPrevention Week

July 24-30, 2016

Every year, the team that oversees Parc Jean-Drapeau's sports facilities is working in collaboration with the Québec Lifesaving Society and is actively involved in National Drowning Prevention Week. In fact, every day, a series of prevention activities will be featured at our two sports facilities: the Jean-Doré Beach and the Aquatic Complex.

Daily, three activities, based around current and entertaining themes, will be held in each of the facilities:

  • The "Swim to Survive" challenge
  • An introduction to life-saving activity
  • An aquatic activity

Happy NPDW, everyone!


July 24-30, 20161:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
SNPN<span>National Drowning</span><span>Prevention Week</span>

Daily activities

Sunday July 24Funding day (Swim-a-Thon)
Monday July 25Children's group outings in a water-related environment
Are you aware of everyone's roles and responsibilities during children's group outings in a water-related environment?
Tuesday July 26Swimming with a buddy is safer and more fun!
Regardless of a person's age or swimming abilities, no one is immune from an illness or fatigue while swimming. That's why it's so important to always have someone with you when you swim.
Wednesday July 27Alcohol-free cocktail day
We raise a glass (non-alcohol!) to swimming and boating.
Thursday July 28Spinal chord injury prevention
At 2 p.m., Québec lifesavers are organizing a simulated spinal-chord incident to make people aware of the disastrous consequences that may result from diving in an improper place.
Friday July 29You brought it, so wear it!
A day devoted entirely to the personal flotation device; making swimmers aware of the importance of wearing the PFD during boating and swimming activities.
Saturday July 30We're saving lives…and you can, too!
Allow us to show you our know-how in organizing sports' life-saving events, life-saving or CPR simulations, or activities introducing you to the duties of a lifesaver.

Thanks to our Partners!