Nature and outdoors
Whether you're a contemplative or active type of person, the Parc is endowed with a fascinating variety of nature's treasures, season-round.
A collection of 15 City of Montreal art works, done mostly for Expo 67, on display for free along the trails and gardens of Parc Jean-Drapeau.
Discover Public Art
To learn about public art in a lovely, poetic and musical manner, download the walking-tour documentary Parc Jean-Drapeau/art public, available free on IOS and Android.
Near water or hidden under trees, Parc Jean-Drapeau is the perfect place for picnics with family or friends to enjoy the tranquility just 5 minutes from downtown!
Biosphère, Environment Museum
Expo 67's famed geodesic dome houses a museum offering educational exhibits and activities for a better understanding of the major environmental issues. A unique and spectacular place!
With more than 25 kilometres of roads and trails, Parc Jean-Drapeau provides an outdoor escape in the heart of nature, just a few steps from downtown Montréal.
Parc Jean-Drapeau currently has a five-station training Trekfit circuit, which includes 17 equipment units. A real outdoor training room!
Back in May 2017
Whether in one of the three pools at the Aquatic Complex or the lake or the Beach, swimming is suitable for adults and children at parc Jean-Drapeau, only 5 minutes from downtown Montreal.
Back in June 2017
At Parc Jean-Drapeau, you can rent pedal boats, canoes, kayaks and mayaks and navigate between the Beach and the Casino de Montréal.
SUP Lessons and rentals
Back in June 2017
Introductory SUP lessons, Yoga and Fitness paddleboard classes and a rental service for boards and stand up paddleboards are available through the Pavillon des activités nautiques.
Polar Hero Race
February 18, 2017
Get ready, get set, or get a team together for a spectacular, extreme winter sport! Kids, adults, and seasoned athletes should start warming up for this unique 5-km, 25-obstacle course.
To let you discover the marvels of nature in Montreal for free, the Gardens combine thousands of flowers, many types of trees and shrubs, lagoons and public art works!
The 4.361 km-long Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve hosts the Grand Prix du Canada, as well as biking, in-line skating, jogging and walking enthusiasts!
Parc Jean-Drapeau's circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is the perfect track for fans of inline skates. Rollerblade and enjoy the beautiful scenery of nature and the city of Montréal.
With its many bike paths in the heart of nature and Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Parc Jean-Drapeau is an incredible playground for cycling enthusiasts.
BIXI is ideal to get to the many attractions that the Parc offers. Have fun riding on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve while enjoying the view of Montreal.
Water Play Park
Until September 18, 2016
Come and have fun in Parc Jean-Drapeau's new free Water Play Park, located at the exit of the Jean-Drapeau subway station. Cool yourself down during the hot summer days!
This summer, come and meet Park Canada's team which will be present in the various recreational sites at Parc Jean-Drapeau to help you discover Canadian national parks throughout activities.