November 18 - Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in winter mode Winter season - South Shore Bike Link and Route Verte Slow Traffic on Chemin Macdonald November 18 - Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in winter mode

November 18 - Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in winter mode

November 18, 2019 to April 15, 2020

Beginning November 18, the portion of the circuit between the Cosmos bridge and the Pavillon du Canada will become a two-way road for motorists. The Multi-purpose track of the circuit will not be maintained during the winter season. Cycling training on the circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will resume in April 2020.

Winter season - South Shore Bike Link and Route Verte

December 2, 2019 to April 15, 2020

The Route Verte on Parc Jean Drapeau's premises, the Seaway dike bicycle path and the bike route on the Champlain Ice Control Structure will remain open for cyclists until December 2, weather permitting., although they will not be maintained. Starting on November 18, there will be no transit to the South Shore because of construction work by the City of Saint-Lambert : the alternative route to get to Montréal will be the Jacques-Cartier Bridge bike path.

Slow Traffic on Chemin Macdonald

October 27 to December 13, 2019

Due to construction work, traffic on Chemin Macdonald is expected to be slow from October 27 to December 13, 2019. A section of the road will be reduced to one lane on which vehicles will be able to circulate alternately. Furthermore, the vertical space available to vehicular traffic will be reduced to 3.8 meters under the Concorde Bridge during this period.

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.

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. A lunch area is provided near the ticket office.
  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.