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River shuttle service interrupted Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve closed Saturday morning The Beach open at Noon on Saturday, August 26 Take the subway! Aquatic Complex closed for the 2017 season River shuttle service interrupted
 

River shuttle service interrupted

August 22, 2017

Due to the thunderstorm, the shuttle service is currently interrupted at Parc Jean‑Drapeau for the next 24 hours.

Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve closed Saturday morning

August 26, 2017

The Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve will be closed in the morning on Saturday, August 26, due to "The Color Run" event. The Circuit will again be accessible to cars, pedestrians and cyclists at noon.

The Beach open at Noon on Saturday, August 26

August 26, 2017

The Jean‑Doré beach open at Noon on Saturday, August 26, due to the "The Color Run" event.

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.

Aquatic Complex closed for the 2017 season

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.

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
PAMV Development and enhancement plan for the south sector of Île Sainte-Hélène

PAMV Development and enhancement plan for the south sector of Île Sainte‑Hélène

Description of the project

Building a new and modern development in the south sector of Île Sainte‑Hélène by introducing a 65,000‑seat natural amphitheatre.

The central concourse in front of the subway station pavilion will be expanded so that it can connect to Alexander Calder's Trois disques (L'Homme) sculpture and the Biosphere, and extend as far as the Cosmos Bridge. The construction project will result in the improvement of reception, restaurant and security services, as well as enhance active and public transportation.

Objectives

  • Recreate the spirit of Expo 67
  • Become a destination in itself
  • Combine nature and culture
  • Showcase the ingenuity of the site

Deadlines

March to April, 2017 Preparation work
May 2017 to December 2018 Construction work
2019 Opening

Budget

$73.4M contribution of $35M by MAMOT
contribution of $38.4M by City of Montréal

Layout of the sectors


Amphitheatre

Amphithéâtre

  • Versatile and flexible place
  • Event programming year-round
  • Drained surfaces and resistant to multiple uses
  • Addition of permanent services (lighting, electrical and event infrastructures)
  • Increased security
  • Enhances the visitors' experience

Calder Concourse

Allée Calder

  • Links the Biosphere and Calder sculpture
  • Enhances the reception experience for visitors
  • Showcases the Calder
  • Creates a symbolic remake of Expo 67
  • Combines a large and convivial plaza
  • Sets up areas that bring a feeling of freshness
  • Allows visitors to get around easier

Riverside Walkway

Promenade riveraine

  • Provides a clearer view of the downtown core
  • Accentuates the connection with the river
  • Links the upper and lower walkways

Event Village

Village événementiel

  • An entertainment site for any event, all year long
  • Restaurant and rest areas
  • A place for concessions when events are being held
  • Integrated furniture
  • Fun water games and sprays

Calder Concourse

Agora naturelle

  • Integration and transition between the amphitheatre, main concourse and the original features of the island
  • An area that can accommodate concessions when events are being held
  • An agora that can play host to theatrical plays, small shows, community picnics, etc.
  • New washroom facilities building

Documents

Download technical drawings
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
22 MB

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