Important Notices
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Closure of the Jacques‑Cartier Bridge
June 25, 2017
Due to the rerun of Jacques‑Cartier Bridge's illumination show, the bridge will be completely closed on June 25 from 9:30 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve currently open
June 16 to July 7, 2017
The Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is open to cyclists until July 7.
South Shore Bike Link currently open
June 16 to July 18, 2017
The South Shore Bike Link is open to cyclists until July 18.
Closure 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.
Parc Jean-Drapeau
Open water swimming

Open water swimming

Are you tired of training under the neon lights of your sports centre? Are you looking for a more dynamic and enjoyable space for your swimming training? Parc Jean-Drapeau offers an open water swimming course in the heart of nature, just a few minutes from downtown Montreal.

Whether you are an athlete or an occasional swimmer, the 300-meter-long course of Jean-Dore Beach is ideal for both competitive and recreational training.

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Sports club

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

Reservation required.

Schedule

June 21 to August 27, 2017
Every day 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Every day 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • The beach is closed on the following dates:
    • July 19, 2017
    • August 19, 2017
  • The beach opens at noon on August 26, 2017.
  • The schedule can be affected by weather conditions.

2017 Rates

Non Profit Organization $24 / h
National and Provincial Centres $12.25 / h
  • Taxes not included.
  • Rates are shown as a guide only and are subject to change without notice.
  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.

General public

Open water swimming is supervised by a certified lifeguard and is offered to visitors to the beach.

No reservation is required.

Schedule

June 21 to August 27, 2017
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • The beach is closed on Wednesday July 19, 2017
  • The beach opens at noon on August 26, 2017.
  • The schedule can be affected by weather conditions.

2017 Rates

14 years and over $5.50
Season Passport $48
Replacing a lost season passport $10
  • Rates shown are per person.
  • Rates include taxes.
  • The price includes access to the beach.
  • Rates are shown as a guide only and are subject to change without notice.
  • Season passports are only available at the front desk of the Beach.
  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.

Important documents

Regulations

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.

Getting to Jean-Doré Beach

Jean-Drapeau subway station

Car

Bike

Bus

Purchase the novel memory album that traces the evolution of Parc Jean‑Drapeau.