Important Notice

Bike link

The bike link between the South Shore (Saint-Lambert) and Parc Jean-Drapeau will be closed from December 1, 2016 at 10 p.m., to April 15, 2017. See you next year!

Can I fly a drone in the Park?

The use of drones by individuals is strictly forbidden on the parc Jean-Drapeau site. For any professional drone request, please contact the Société Parc Jean-Drapeau's Center of Operations at 514 872-9999.

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Sports and sporting activities at parc Jean-Drapeau
Sports and sporting activities at parc Jean-Drapeau

Sports


Parc Jean-Drapeau abounds with sports activities, ranging from the most relaxing to the most exhilarating, in summer as well as winter. Come play outdoors!

Athletes' Quarters

All year

The Athletes' Quarters, built for the 1976 Summer Olympics, allow the various elite rowing, canoe-kayak and dragon boat clubs to train during the whole year.

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Team Building

All year

The Parc Jean-Drapeau and Organijeu offers an all-inclusive team bulding package to boost morale, communication and creativity while generating solidarity. Enjoy an unforgettable experience!

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Hiking

All year

With more than 25 kilometres of roads and trails, Parc Jean-Drapeau provides an outdoor escape in the heart of nature, just a few steps from downtown Montréal.

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Swimming

Back in May 2017

Whether in one of the three pools at the Aquatic Complex or the lake or the Beach, swimming is suitable for adults and children at parc Jean-Drapeau, only 5 minutes from downtown Montreal.

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Boat rentals

Back in June 2017

At Parc Jean-Drapeau, you can rent pedal boats, canoes, kayaks and mayaks and navigate between the Beach and the Casino de Montréal.

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Open water swimming

Back in June 2017

The Parc Jean-Drapeau Beach offers a 300 meter long open-water swimming course, ideal for training in open-water and the sport of lifesaving.

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SUP - Lessons and rentals

Back in June 2017

Introductory SUP lessons, Yoga and Fitness paddleboard classes and a rental service for boards and stand up paddleboards are available through the Pavillon des activités nautiques.

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Segway

Back in June 2017

To explore the Parc Jean-Drapeau in an original and fun way, rent a Segway at Écorécréo center and go on an adventure on two wheels!

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Écorécréo rental centre

Back in June 2017

Écorécréo rents equipment, both summer and winter, to move around and have fun at Parc Jean-Drapeau! Bicycles, Segways, pedal boats, skis, snowshoes and much more!

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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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Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

All year

The 4.361 km-long Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve hosts the Grand Prix du Canada, as well as biking, in-line skating, jogging and walking enthusiasts!

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Cycling

All year

With its many bike paths in the heart of nature and Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Parc Jean-Drapeau is an incredible playground for cycling enthusiasts.

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Roller Blading

All year

Parc Jean-Drapeau's circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is the perfect track for fans of inline skates. Rollerblade and enjoy the beautiful scenery of nature and the city of Montréal.

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Bixi

Summer Season

BIXI is ideal to get to the many attractions that the Parc offers. Have fun riding on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve while enjoying the view of Montreal.

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Olympic Basin

Back in April 2017

A legacy from the 1976 Summer Olympics, the Basin extends over 2.2 km and hosts sports groups in rowing, canoe-kayaking, dragon boats, and high-performance championships and competitions.

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Team Building - Dragon - Boat - H2O

April 30 to October 31, 2016

H2oplayground offers dragon boat team bulding packages at the Olympic Basin, an effective way to improve team coordination.

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Canoe-kayak

Summer Season

Canoe-kayak is a very demanding discipline that brings together sports, tranquility and nature enthusiast at the Olympic Basin.

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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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Trekfit

Summer Season

Parc Jean-Drapeau currently has a five-station training Trekfit circuit, which includes 17 equipment units. A real outdoor training room!

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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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Water Play Park

Until September 18, 2016

Come and have fun in Parc Jean-Drapeau's new free Water Play Park, located at the exit of the Jean-Drapeau subway station. Cool yourself down during the hot summer days!

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Big Bubble Tour

August 27, 2016

The Big Bubble Tour, a 5K run through 5 zones of bubbles, foam, music and excitement on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Bubbles and foam from start to finish.

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Volleyball courts

Summer 2016

At the Jean-Doré Beach, play beach volleyball on one of our eight courts that meet the highest international standards!

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Rental of facilities for sports teams

May 21 to September 5, 2016

The three pools, the world-class facilities and equipments of the Aquatic Complex offer an ideal venue for training and organizing competitions.

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Dragon boat

Summer Season

Beginners and more advanced can paddle as a team to practice dragon boat at the Olympic Basin. Team building programs are also available.

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Snorkeling competition

August 20-21, 2016

At the Aquatic Complex, discover snorkeling, an emerging thrilling sport that redefines boundaries!

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Aquatic Complex

Back in May 2017

One of the finest outdoor pool complexes in Canada. Open swimming, diving, training and sports competitions. With family or friends, enjoy the spacious recreational pool!

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Jean-Doré Beach

Back in June 2017

Nice golden-sand beach, clear water, 5 minutes from downtown and car, subway, bike accessible. The ideal place to swim and lounge in the sun!

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Olympic Initiation

August 14, 2016

To mark the 40th anniversary of the staging of the Summer Olympics in Montréal and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, a wide range of entertainment and introduction to Olympic events will be organized.

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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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SNPN - National Drowning Prevention Week

July 24-30, 2016

National Drowning Prevention Week activities take place every day from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Jean-Doré Beach and Aquatic Complex at Parc Jean-Drapeau. Come and participate!

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Swim-O-thon

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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Montreal Dragon 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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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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Old-fashioned curling

January 16 to February 28, 2016

Initiation to old-fashioned curling, with an interpreter-guide, on natural ice and the way the game was enjoyed by Scottish immigrants in the 18th century. One of the oldest sports in Quebec!

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Hypothermic Half Marathon

February 14, 2016

Running Room presents the Hypothermic Half Marathon where participants will brave the cold at 8:30 a.m. on a new course with two loops.

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Fat bike

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, from January 16 to February 7, 2016

Écorécréo has Fat Bikes available for rent for any visitors, mountain bikers or outdoor lovers that would like to ride on snow trails at parc Jean-Drapeau.

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