The Olympic Basin extends over 2.2 kilometres in length; it is 110 metres wide and 2.5 metres deep. The Basin's unique installations and it's calm waters make it the pride of every rowing enthusiast.
The Basin's construction required the first major makeover of Île Notre-Dame. A part of the island was completely redeveloped so that buildings and related equipment and facilities could be built; these included:
- Athletes' quarters
- Administration pavilion
- Starting and finish tower
- Control stations all along the Basin
- = 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- = 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- = Noon to 5 p.m.
- = Closed
Training at the Olympic Basin
You would like to train in a competitive or recreational way at the Olympic Basin? Join one of our partner clubs. Whether you are an athlete or a water sports enthusiast, you will find the club that suits your needs.
Before visiting, please consult the regulations for the Olympic Basin.
- 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.
General terms and conditions rental of sports facilities 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Fact sheet - Olympic Basin and Athletes' quarters
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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Getting to Olympic Basin
Jean-Drapeau subway station
Important Notices Plan your trip
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.