South Shore Bike Link closed Saturday August 19 Beach closed Saturday, August 19 Take the subway! Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve closed Aquatic Complex closed for the 2017 season South Shore Bike Link closed Saturday August 19

South Shore Bike Link closed Saturday August 19

August 19, 2017

The South Shore Bike Link and the Route Verte on Île Notre‑Dame will be closed on Saturday, August 19 and will be accessible to cyclists Sunday, August 20. The cycling links and the portion of the Route Verte on St. Helens' Island that connects Jacques‑Cartier Bridge and Concorde Bridge are not affected by this closure.

Beach closed Saturday, August 19

August 19, 2017

The Jean‑Doré Beach is closed Saturday, August 19, due to the Guns N' Roses concert. The beach will open on Sunday morning as usual.

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.

Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve closed

July 25 to August 20, 2017

The Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve will again be accessible to pedestrians and cyclists on August 21. During the closure of Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve, cyclists and pedestrians that want to get to Jean‑Doré Beach will have to take the Route Verte or the free 767 shuttle from the Jean‑Drapeau subway station.

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
Athletes' Quarters Regulations

Athletes' Quarters Regulations

  1. There must be a minimum of two people on-site at all times to use the workout rooms, including at least one of which who has an up-to-date competency card (First Aid, NCCP...).
  2. The capacity of each workout room is:
    • Weight room + stretching room: 20 + 20 people
    • Rowing ergometer room: 25 people (20 ergometers)
    • Dragon boat ergometer room: 25 people (20 ergometers)
    • Canoe-kayak ergometer room: 15 people (7 kayak ergometers and 3 canoe ergometers)
    • Dragon-boat, canoe-kayak rowing tank: 20 people (15 seats in dragon boat mode and 10 seats in canoe-kayak mode)
    • Row boat rowing tank: 15 people (8 seats)
  3. The tenant is responsible of adapting the training rooms according to its need and to put everything back at its place before the end of its reservation.
  4. The sports equipment must remain in the training rooms. Workouts can 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 (cleaning products and brown paper towels are provided in every room for this purpose).
  6. Athletes must wear proper attire at all times to use the workout rooms (shirts/jerseys, sandals and boots are prohibited).
  7. No padlocks can be permanently left on the changing room lockers; if a padlock is left, it will be cut without prior notice.
  8. Eating is prohibited inside the workout rooms.
  9. Glass containers are prohibited in the workout rooms; plastic bottles are permitted.
  10. No rolling stock (bicycle, skateboard, skates) is permitted inside the Athletes' Quarters.
  11. Prior authorization from the SPJD is required for any type of signage.
  12. Pets must be kept outside the Athletes' Quarters.

Getting to Athletes' Quarters

Jean-Drapeau subway station



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