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
Aquatic Complex Regulations

Aquatic Complex Regulations


  1. The maximum capacity of swimmers in the confines of the pools is 1,800.
  2. Children under the age of 7 must at all times be accompanied and monitored, at a minimum, by a person aged 16 or over, wearing his/her swim suit, in the swimming area, based on the ratio below:

    0-24 months 1 adult / 1 child
    25 months to 7 years 1 adult / 3 children

  3. A proper bathing suit must be worn (babies must wear a swim diaper).
  4. Showering before entering the water is mandatory.
  5. Spitting, urinating or blowing your nose in the pool is prohibited.
  6. Safety belts or personal flotation devices are recommended for people who don't know how to swim.
  7. Only safety belts (dorsal ball or hippo belt) and personal flotation devices (PFD) are permitted.
  8. Civil and safe conduct is required at all times in the pool and on the deck.
  9. Diving head-first and climbing on the shoulders of another person is prohibited in the recreational pool.
  10. Diving masks, inflatable games and Frisbees are prohibited.
  11. Short training flippers and front-mounted training snorkels are permitted in the swimming lanes.
  12. No loitering or playing in the swimming areas marked off by ropes (buoy lines).
  13. Beach chairs are permitted.
  14. The no smoking ban is in effect at all places.
  15. No alcoholic drinks may be brought into the confines of the Aquatic Complex.
  16. Glass containers are prohibited; plastic bottles are permitted.
  17. Eating on the deck of the pools is prohibited, except in the area allotted to the food concession.
  18. Pets, including those kept on a lease, are prohibited.

Diving pool

  1. You must be 10 years of age and over to go on the tower.
  2. Access to a pool is prohibited when the gates are closed.
  3. Only one person at a time is allowed on the platform.
  4. Before climbing on the springboard, the user must wait until the person ahead of him or her has jumped.
  5. The user must wait until the person has returned to the edge of the pool before jumping.
  6. Only two bounces on the springboard are allowed.
  7. You must conduct yourself in a safe manner at all times on the springboard and platform.
  8. No reverse or inward dives are allowed.
  9. Once they are in the water, divers must leave the pool immediately by going to the nearest ladder.

Workout room

  1. A minimum of two permanent on-site people, at least one of which has an up-to-date competency card (CPR, NCCP) is mandatory to use the workout room.
  2. Maximum capacity is 20 people.
  3. The renter is responsible for the cleanliness and orderly arranging of the room; additional fees will automatically be charged in the event of non-compliance with this stipulation.
  4. The sports equipment must stay in the workout rooms at all times; exercises may only be conducted inside the rooms.
  5. For hygiene reasons, a towel is mandatory and the equipment must be wiped at the end of each workout.
  6. Proper attire is required at all times for use of the workout rooms (shirts/jerseys, sandals and boots are prohibited).
  7. The eating of food must be done outside the workout room.
  8. Glass containers are prohibited; plastic bottles are permitted.
  9. Any incident leading to material or physical damage must immediately be reported to SPJD staff, which will take charge of applying the appropriate measures.

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