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

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.

Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve open

August 21, 2017

The Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is accessible to pedestrians and cyclists.

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
Tête de moai

Tête de moai

The Moai head at Parc Jean-Drapeau is a life-size replica of the head of an original Moai statue found on Easter Island.

The art piece, done by the Lippincott company, which was once known for making and installing public art works, is one of the 100 mould reproductions made from an original head displayed in New York in 1968 to raise public awareness and block any commercial development on Easter Island. The island's cultural heritage was not protected by UNESCO at that time.

The Moai head was acquired by the City of Montréal in 1973 from The International Fund for Monuments, which loaned it for the Le monde de l'insolite exhibit shown at Man and His World.


All year 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Getting to the art piece

Jean-Drapeau subway station



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