Important Notice

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Please note that on Saturday, October 1, 2016, due to The Color Run by Night event, the access to circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will be forbidden to vehicles and cyclists from 5 p.m. to Midnight.

Occasional slowdowns on the Seaway dike bicycle path

This fall, cyclists can expect occasional slowdowns close to the new Champlain Bridge project when using the Seaway dike bicycle path.

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Parc Jean-Drapeau
Sport activity in Montreal: Open water swimming
Sport activity in Montreal: Open water swimming

Open water swimming

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The Parc Jean-Drapeau Beach offers a 300 meter long open-water swimming course, ideal for training in open-water and the sport of lifesaving.

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Sports club

Open water swimming is offered to sports club members supervised by a certified coach.
Reservation required.

2016 Schedule

June 22 to August 19, 2016

Every day6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

2016 Rates

Non Profit Organization$24.00 / h
National and Provincial Centres$12.25 / h
  • Taxes not included.


General public

Open water swimming is supervised by a certified lifeguard and is offered to visitors to the beach.
No reservation is required.

2016 Schedule

June 22 to August 19, 2016

Monday, Wednesday and Friday6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

2016 Rates

Adult (14 years and over)$5.50
Season Passport (valid Monday to Friday only)$30.00
Replacing a lost season passport$10.00
  • Rates include taxes.

  • The price includes access to the beach.

  • Rates shown are per person.

  • Season passports are only available at the front desk of the Beach.

Notes :

  • Schedule includes holidays during the periods mentioned above.

  • Rates are shown as a guide only and are subject to change without notice.

  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates. Parking rates are adjusted according to the major events that are held at Parc Jean-Drapeau. We strongly suggest you check the "Parking" page on the website prior to each of your visits to the Parc to find out the rates in effect and the affected parking areas.





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