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Cirque Éloize to stage an outdoor show at Parc Jean-Drapeau

On a glorious beach, in a calm and soothing setting, the Maître-Nageur is masterfully in control of the premises. The arrival of a troupe of enthusiastic youngsters will unleash a festive energy that the Maître-Nageur will scarcely be able to temper. In a contemporary yet nostalgic style, harkening to the 60's, the beach will become the theatre for some truly astounding acrobatic skills.

Drawing on the multi-disciplinary talents of the artists, visitors will be witnesses to an extraordinary performance which, in an original manner, defines circus and theatrical arts, where the quirky Maître-Nageur spares no effort in maintaining total control of the situation, evoking gales of laughter in the process.

The Maître-Nageur's performances will be held in the P9 parking lot, an enclosed area that has been specially set up to comply with the health department's social distancing guidelines.


Follow the recommendations of the Quebec public health and contact medical resources if you have symptoms related to Covid-19.

Last update : June 2, 2021


September 19-20, 2020
Saturday 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
September 26-27, 2020
Saturday 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.


  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.
    • The best way to come to the Parc Jean-Drapeau: active transportation or subway!

Live performance

For those who want to see the performance in the comfort of their home, know that the last performance will be broadcast live on Facebook.

The Maître-Nageur invites you on Sunday, September 27, at 3 p.m.:


Learn more

To obtain more details concerning the event or for any request for information, do not hesitate to contact us.

Getting to the event

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

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!

Subway schedule
STM promotions

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.

Covid-19 - The river shuttle service will not be operational for the 2021 summer season.

Schedule and rates
Location of the landing spot at the Parc

STM shuttle

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


During the summer season, the 767 shuttle stops at Jean-Doré Beach and the La Ronde amusement park.


Every day of the year, the 777 shuttle provides fast access to the Casino de Montréal.

Routes and schedules

Bike and BIXI

Several sectors of Parc Jean-Drapeau are part of the Great Trail and the Route verte. The Parc is one of the few places where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike.

Furthermore, a network of multiuse trails run along île Sainte-Hélène, providing a link-up to the various access routes to the facilities, installations and services.

From Montréal: take the Lachine Canal bike path, near the Vieux-Port de Montréal, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose Path.

From the South Shore: take the Bike Link or the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose Path.


There are many BIXI stations at the Parc during the summer season.


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: P10

Rates and parking areas

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 45-to-60 minutes beforehand whenever you want to use this service : 514 273-6331 or online form

Taxibus stops

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

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