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MacDonald Road closed Vehicular traffic will be difficult on March 4, 2018 Two‑way traffic on the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve MacDonald Road closed
 

MacDonald Road closed

March 5-6, 2018

Due to construction on March 5 and 6, MacDonald Road will be closed between the Concorde Bridge and Cosmos Bridge. Detour via the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve.

Vehicular traffic will be difficult on March 4, 2018

February 19 to March 5, 2018

Due to the running of the Montréal Hypothermic Half‑Marathon, vehicular traffic will be prohibited on Île Notre‑Dame from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 4. The Tour‑de‑l'Isle road from the P8 branch‑off will also be closed from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. The circulation of traffic on MacDonald road will be intermittent.

Two‑way traffic on the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve

December 1st, 2017 to April 14, 2018

As of December 1st, the portion between the hairpin (northern part of the circuit) and the PAvillon du Canada will become two‑way for motorists. The bike path of the circuit will not be maintained. Please use caution and share the road.

Plan your trip and avoid unpleasant surprises by consulting often the important notices or the schedule of activities and events that are of interest to you.

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.

Sports club

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

Reservation required.

Schedule

June 20 to August 26, 2018
Every day 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Every day 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • The schedule can be affected by weather conditions.

2018 Rates

Non Profit Organization $24.50 / 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 20 to August 26, 2017
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • The schedule can be affected by weather conditions.

2018 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.

Photos

Getting to Jean-Doré Beach

Jean-Drapeau subway station

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