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Athletes' Quarters

Things to do at the Parc

A legacy from the 1976 Summer Olympics, this sports center located near the Olympic Basin allows elite club athletes to train year round in high quality facilities.


Technical specifications

  • Weight, workout and stretching rooms
  • Paddling tank - Rowing
  • Paddling tank - Canoe kayak and dragon boat
  • Ergometer room
    • Kayak : 7 ergometers
    • Canoe : 3 ergometers
    • Dragon boat : 20 ergometers
    • Rowing : 20 ergometers
  • Cafeteria
  • Terrace
  • Meeting room

Schedule

Sunday, May 19, 2024

7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Upcoming Events

H2O Open

May 25, 2024

Nearly a hundred dragon boat teams will compete on distances of 500 m, 1000 m and 2000 m for this 2024 edition of the H2O Open competition held at the Parc Jean-Drapeau's Olympic Basin. Details →

Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada

June 7-9, 2024

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

Sprint National Team Trials

June 21-23, 2024

Hosted by Canoe Kayak Canada, the National Team Trials are used to determine the athletes who will represent Canada at upcoming international competitions. Details →

Paratriathlon

June 28-30, 2024

Parc Jean-Drapeau will host races of the World Triathlon Para Series Montreal. The races will take place at the Olympic Basin and at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Details →

Montreal Dragon Boat Challenge

July 6-7, 2024

A sporting event where dragon boat teams of all levels compete in a festive atmosphere that celebrates Chinese culture. Details →

Eastern Rowing Association Regatta

July 12-14, 2024

The Parc Jean-Drapeau's Olympic Basin will host the 103th edition of the Eastern Rowing Association Regatta: a competition where athletes from across Eastern Canada compete in rowing races over distances from 500 m to 2000 m. Details →

Challenge Esprit Montréal

September 7-8, 2024

The Challenge Esprit Montréal, which takes place at the Olympic Basin and on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve at Parc Jean-Drapeau, welcomes thousands of athletes in swimming, cycling and running events. Details →

Dragon Boat Québec Cup

September 21-22, 2024

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. Details →

Marathon de Montréal

September 22, 2024

The start of the Marathon and Half marathon will take place at Espace 67. The thousands of runners will take the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve and the trails of the Jardins des Floralies before continuing the route that travel across the city to end at the Olympic Park. Details →

Quebec Team Evaluation

October 19, 2024

A canoe-kayak competition where athletes will compete for a place on the Quebec team. Details →

Virtual tour

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is it possible to get a parking pass?

    Yes, it is possible to obtain a monthly or annual parking pass for the P2, P4 and P7 at the Athletes' Quarters.

  • Are dogs allowed at the Parc?

    Dogs are permitted at the Parc in green spaces and on the trails provided they are kept on a leash. They are not allowed in the following Parc facilities and events:

    • Jean-Doré Beach
    • Aquatic Complex
    • Athletes' Quarters
    • Events: check with the promoter of the event if you have questions in this regard.

Consult the FAQ

Learn more

To obtain more details regarding the Athletes' Quarters, available services or for any request for information, do not hesitate to contact our staff.

Mobility

Getting to Athletes' Quarters

To make it easier to get around, here is the exact location of the Athletes' Quarters at Parc Jean-Drapeau posted on Google Maps.

Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station on the Line 4 — Yellow is located on Île Sainte-Hélène, in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. To get to the Parc easily and quickly, the subway is still the best way to go!

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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.

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STM shuttle

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

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Bike

The Parc is one of the few places where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike: simply take the bike paths of the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the Concorde Bridge or the Bike link.

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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.

Nearby parking area: P2

Rates and parking areas

Taxibus service

You can reserve a taxi for your travels at the Parc by using a valid STM transport fare.

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  • Subway
    Station
  • STM
    shuttle
  • River
    shuttle
  • Bike
  • Walking
  • Parking
  • Taxibus
    service