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!
July 1st-2, 2017
The Parc Jean-Drapeau's Olympic Basin will host the 97th edition of the Eastern Rowing Association Regatta, a competition where athletes from across Eastern Canada compete in a 2000-meter long rowing race.
Sprint Canoe Kayak Provincial Championship
August 18-19, 2017
Canada's top sprint canoe-kayak athletes will compete in this provincial competition at Parc Jean-Drapeau's Olympic Basin.
The Color Run
August 26, 2017
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!
Montreal Esprit Triathlon
September 9-10, 2017
The Montreal Esprit Triathlon, which takes place at the Olympic Basin and on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve at Parc Jean-Drapeau, welcomes hundreds of athletes in swimming, cycling and running events on a flat and fast course. The course is designed so that spectators are in the heat of the action to cheer the athletes!
24h Roller Montréal
September 16-17, 2017
The largest gathering of roller skaters in Canada takes place on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve at Parc Jean-Drapeau to raise money for the development of sport and healthy life habits in Quebec. As a solo, duo or part of a team, choose your challenge!
Dragon Boat Québec Cup
September 16-17, 2017
The Dragon Boat Québec Cup is the third and final stage of the Triple Crown. The teams will compete at the Parc Jean-Drapeau's Olympic Basin in races of 200 m, 500 m and 2000 m during this event sanctioned by Dragon Boat Canada.
Rock 'N' Roll Oasis Marathon - Montreal
September 24, 2017
The Montréal marathon is one of the largest running events in Canada. The runners start their journey on the Jacques-Cartier Bridge, traveling along the Parc Jean-Drapeau, more precisely St. Helen's Island and the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Île Notre-Dame, before heading to Parc La Fontaine on Montreal's island to complete their run.
Championnat régional de cross-country du RSEQ - Montréal
October 11-12, 2017
The 48th edition of the "Championnat régional de cross-country du RSEQ Montréal" will bring together students from elementary schools, high schools and special education programs in an athletics event at Parc Jean-Drapeau.
Light the Night Walk
October 14, 2017
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada's Light The Night Walk at Parc Jean-Drapeau gathers thousands of walkers of all ages carrying illuminated lanterns to raise money for blood cancer research.
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!
May 27, 2017
More than 60 dragon boat teams will compete on distances of 500 m and 1000 m for this 9th edition of the H2O Open competition held at the Parc Jean-Drapeau's Olympic Basin.
Défi Sportif AlterGo
April 29-30, 2017
An international event that brings together approximately 6 700 athletes from twenty countries. The Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will host the events of paracycling and para-athletics.
Banque Scotia 21k de Montréal
April 22-23, 2017
Canada Running Series presents the 15th edition of the Banque Scotia 21k de Montréal where more than 5 000 runners will run around the Parc in order to raise money for different charities. Four courses are available and designed to challenge runners of all level: 21K, 10K, 5K and the kids run.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
48 HOUR RIDE
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!
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.
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.