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Closure of the South Shore Bike link November 18 - Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in winter mode Slow Traffic on Chemin Macdonald Closure of the South Shore Bike link
 

Closure of the South Shore Bike link

December 3, 2019 to April 15, 2020

The bike link between the South Shore (Saint-Lambert) and Parc Jean-Drapeau is closed from December 3, 2019 to April 15, 2020. See you next year!

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.

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.

Athletes' Quarters Regulations

Athletes' Quarters Regulations

  1. A minimum of two permanent on-site people, at least one of which has up-to-date First Aid cards, is mandatory to use our workout rooms.
  2. The capacity of each workout room is:
    • Weight room + stretching room: 20 + 25 people
    • Rowing ergometer room: 32 people (20 ergometers)
    • Dragon boat ergometer room: 30 people (20 ergometers)
    • Canoe-kayak ergometer room: 15 (7 kayak ergometers and 3 canoe ergometers)
    • Dragon-boat, canoe-kayak rowing tank: 25 people (15 seated places in dragon-boat mode and 10 seated places in canoe-kayak mode)
    • Row boat rowing tank: 20 people (8 seated places)
  3. The renter is responsible for arranging the training room for its specific needs and properly restore it before the end of the rental reservation time.
  4. The sports equipment must remain the training rooms, workouts can only be conducted inside the rooms.
  5. For hygiene reasons, the equipment must be wiped at the end of each workout (cleaning substance and brown paper are provided in every room for this purpose).
  6. Proper attire is required at all times for use of the workout rooms (shirts/jerseys, sandals and boots are prohibited; wearing a sweater and close-toed shoes is mandatory).
  7. Writing on the mirrors is permitted only as long as the mirrors are wiped clean before the end of the rental reservation time.
  8. No padlocks may be permanently left on the changing room lockers; if a padlock is left it will be cut without prior notice.
  9. The eating of food must be done outside the workout rooms.
  10. Glass containers are prohibited in all of the workout rooms; plastic bottles are permitted.
  11. No rolling stock (bicycle, skateboard, inline skates) is permitted inside the Athletes' Quarters.
  12. Prior authorization from the SPJD is required for any type of signage.
  13. Pets must be kept in the offices of SPJD's partners or outside the Athletes' Quarters.

Getting to Athletes' Quarters

Jean-Drapeau Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. To get to the Parc easily and quickly, the subway is still the best way to go!

Subway schedule
STM promotions

River shuttle

During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can use the river shuttle as a means of transportation, from the Vieux-Port de Montréal (Jacques-Cartier pier) and the city of Longueuil.

Users can also bring along their bikes and they have access to a network of cycling paths at each stop.

Schedule and rates
Location of the landing spot at the Parc

STM shuttle

Two STM shuttles provide a connection between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and various attractions.

767: During the summer season, the 767 shuttle stops at Jean-Doré Beach and the La Ronde amusement park.

777: Every day of the year, the 777 shuttle provides fast access to the Casino de Montréal.

Routes and schedules

Bike / BIXI

Parc Jean-Drapeau is part of the Trans Canada Trail and the Route verte and is one of the few places where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike.

From Montréal: take the Lachine Canal bike path, near the Vieux-Port de Montréal, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.

From the South Shore: take the South Shore Bike Link, between Saint-Lambert and Parc Jean-Drapeau, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.

BIXI : there are many BIXI stations at the Parc during the summer season.

Walking

People can enjoy many of the cycling paths to get to or pass through the Parc Jean-Drapeau, either running or walking.

With more than 25 kilometres of trails and pathways, the Parc is a pleasant spot for hiking, all year round.

Parking

Motorists can get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by taking the Jacques Cartier Bridge or the Concorde Bridge (Bonaventure Autoroute, Pierre-Dupuy exit).

Nearby parking area:
P2

Rates and other parking areas

  • Subway Station
  • River shuttle
  • STM shuttle
  • Bike / BIXI
  • Walking
  • Parking

For more details, visit Getting to the Parc.