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Campus de la transition écologique

Things to do at the Parc

The Campus de la transition écologique is partnering with Parc Jean-Drapeau's program to offer research, awareness and experimental activities which provokes thought about lifestyles and relationships with nature. The Campus is part of the 2020-2030 vision for the future, which is aimed at making Parc Jean-Drapeau a park that is more accessible, green and blue, and an actual laboratory of best practices in sustainable development.

The mission of the Campus is to propose and craft tangible solutions on various thematic issues, including agriculture and biodiversity, water cycling and wetlands, forestry, citizenship and climatic equity, culture and heritage, energy and mobility.

Activities and projects

La mitaine perdue

1er mars 2023

L'atelier gratuit offre aux familles une expérimentation hivernale urbaine dont le but est de jouer et de révéler le potentiel d'usages, d'imaginaires et de récits d'un espace de stationnement détourné en terrain d'aventures éphémère à l'aide de matériaux de jeu ouverts et polyvalents.

L'expérience est conçue pour des enfants âgés de 3 à 8 ans, bien que tous les enfants soient les bienvenus.

L'atelier s'insère dans le cadre de la résidence artistique de l'artiste chercheuse Marie-Hélène Roch au Campus de la transition écologique et est fait en collaboration avec l'équipe de Metalude.

Réservation et détails

A sustainable and responsible outdoors

Discover the outdoor ethics principles that allow healthy co-existence between the natural areas and activities.

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To obtain more details about the activities, research projects, the mission of the Campus de la transition écologique or for any other information request, feel free to contact their team.


Getting to fort de l'île Sainte-Hélène

To make it easier to get around, here is the exact location of the fort de l'île Sainte-Hélène at Parc Jean-Drapeau

Jean-Drapeau Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station 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!

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.

Users can also bring along their bikes and they have access to a network of cycling paths at each stop.

STM shuttle

Two STM shuttles provide a connection between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and various attractions:

To find out about STM shuttle routes and schedules, click here.


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.


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.


Motorists can get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by taking the Jacques Cartier Bridge or the Concorde Bridge.

Nearby parking area: P7

Parking passes are available for the P7.

Taxibus service

You can reserve a taxi for your travels at the Parc by using a valid STM transport fare (ticket or OPUS card).


September 3 to June 23
Monday to Sunday 6:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.
  • The service is not offered on statutory holidays


You need to reserve 30 minutes beforehand whenever you want to use this service : 514 273-6331 or online form

Taxibus stops

Métro Jean-Drapeau, Athletes' Quarters, La Ronde, Espace Paddock, Pavillon du Canada, Pavillon des Services and Pavillon de la Tunisie.

  • Subway
  • Taxibus
  • STM
  • River
  • Bike
  • Walking
  • Parking