Important Notice

Tree cultivation and maintenance work

Tree cultivation and maintenance work on the south sector of Île Sainte-Hélène from February 13 to March 31, 2017.

Further information

Closing of the Aquatic Complex

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.

Further information

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Parc Jean-Drapeau
Sporting events and competitions
Sporting events and competitions

Sporting events and competitions

Many sports events – friendly ones, as well as high-calibre - are held at the Parc. A good number of these events are for charitable causes. Cheer on the athletes or participate yourself!

Grand Prix du Canada

June 9-11, 2017

A must-see international event, the Grand Prix du Canada in Montreal takes place on Parc Jean-Drapeau's Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Plenty of thrills assured for F1 fans!

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Polar Hero Race

February 18, 2017

Get ready, get set, or get a team together for a spectacular, extreme winter sport! Kids, adults, and seasoned athletes should start warming up for this unique 5-km, 25-obstacle course.

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Montreal Ice Canoe Challenge

February 11-12, 2017

The icy waters of the Saint-Lawrence will host forty ice canoeing teams racing over several kilometers, a unique extreme sport. Spectators will be entertained throughout the race!

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Montreal Hypothermic Half Marathon

February 12, 2017

Presented by the Coin des Coureurs, this 21.1-km winter challenge takes place in the inspiring landscape of Parc Jean-Drapeau's islands in the heart of the St. Lawrence river.

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Classique Montréalaise

January 28-29, 2017

Montreal's biggest pond hockey tournament. More than 500 players will don their borough's jersey and hit the ice on a dozen rinks on the Olympic Basin.

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Défi 5K Movember au parc Jean-Drapeau

November 6, 2016

This 5 km running event invites joggers and runners to participate in raising funds for the Movember Foundation. Join the movement!

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Light the Night Walk

October 15, 2016

Light The Night Walk gathers thousands of walkers with illuminated lanterns to support and raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada.

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Regional Championship Cross Country

October 12-13, 2016

The 47th Regional Championship Cross Country of RSEQ Montreal will bring together student-athletes from elementary, high school and special education schools.

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The Color Run by Night

October 1st, 2016

The Color Run by Night, a 5K run through 4 zones of fluorescent colors, a bubble zone and a surprise zone on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve when night falls.

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Montréal Marathon

September 25, 2016

More than 30,000 participants will run along Parc Jean-Drapeau and various sectors of the city at the Montréal Marathon, one of the largest running events in Canada.

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September 16-18, 2016

Since 2007, Make-A-Wish Quebec organizes a major fundraising event in Quebec: 48 HOUR RIDE on Parc Jean-Drapeau's Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Challenges, messages of hope and fun for all!

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Dragon Boat Québec Cup

September 17-18, 2016

Québec Cup Dragon Boat at the Olympic Basin is the third and final stage of the Circuit of the Triple Crown. Teams will race 200m, 500m and 2000m.

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Triathlon Esprit de Montréal

September 10-11, 2016

The Triathlon Esprit de Montréal, at the Olympic Basin, will host more then 7 000 athletes. Come cheer them on, the course is designed for fans to be in the heat of the action!

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Challenge 911

September 4, 2016

Challenge 911 is an 8 hour relay for bikers or runners on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve where 450 participants from public services collect funds for the Breakfast Club.

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24h Roller Montréal

August 20-21, 2016

24hrs Roller Montreal is a party in skates! A 24-hour challenge on the circuit Gilles-Villeneuve at parc Jean-Drapeau to raise funds for the development of sport.

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The Color Run

August 13, 2016

The Color Run, a 5 km event where runners have fun getting doused with paint, will be held on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal. A color-crazy, laughter and emotion-filled day!

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Provincial Championship of canoe-kayak

August 5-7, 2016

The provincial championship selects the best canoe-kayak teams to represent Quebec at the Canadian championship. Members are aged 16 and under.

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July 23-24, 2016

A swim-a-thon is being held at Parc Jean-Drapeau's Aquatic Complex to raise funds for the Fonds Simon-Pierre to help victims of water-related traumas.

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MontrealDragon Boat Challenge

July 9-10, 2016

The Montreal Challenge is the second leg of the triple crown dragon boat. 2000 athletes from Quebec, the United States, Ontario and the Maritimes will compete at the Olympic Basin.

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Eastern Rowing Association Championship

July 2-3, 2016

Athletes of the 95th edition of the Eastern Rowing Association Championship will compete in races spanning 2000 m at the Olympic Basin.

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National canoe-kayak sprint trials

June 24-26, 2016

The national sprint canoe-kayak trials, an event to select the athletes for the World Cup team at Parc Jean-Drapeau's Olympic Basin. Come cheer on the 500 athletes!

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H2O Open

May 28, 2016

The H2O Open is the first dragon boat race of the season on the provincial circuit. For its 8th edition, the event will host over 60 teams at the Olympic Basin.

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Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition

May 15, 2016

Civil engineers compete in a national academic competition where they will build a canoe made of concrete. Come see them test their designs at the Olympic Basin.

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Défi Sportif AlterGo

April 29 to May 1st, 2016

An international event that brings together approximately 5 000 athletes from twenty countries. The Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will host the events of paracycling and para-athletics.

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Banque Scotia 21k de Montréal

April 24, 2016

Canada Running Series presents the 14th edition of the Banque Scotia 21k & 5k of Montreal where more than 5000 runners will run at the Parc in order to raise money for different charities.

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