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Jean-Doré Beach

Things to do at the Parc

Open swim

Jean-Doré Beach is an ideal and must-go-to place for swimming enthusiasts. You can swim, get refreshed and play in the water in the huge modular swimming zone that covers a maximum 15,000 square metres in area.

The Beach also provides an easy and special access to nature: a place where you can play in the golden sand, loll in the sun, rest under the shady trees and enjoy a relaxing time in the great outdoors.

The Parc Jean-Drapeau staff makes a concerted effort to ensure top-notch water quality and soft sand, and an inviting beach which is cleaned daily. The aim is to offer an enjoyable and memorable experience amid nature, just a few minutes from the major urban areas.

With family and friends, or even by yourself, Jean-Doré Beach is a delight for people of all ages, every day throughout the summer months.

Prevention and safety

The Parc Jean-Drapeau team provides its clientele with a pleasant and safe swimming experience. Because the collaboration of everyone is essential, please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the various rules and regulations in force our facilities:

Children under the age of 7 must at all times be accompanied and monitored, at a minimum, by a person aged 16 or over, wearing his/her swim suit, in the swimming area, based on the ratio below:

0-24 months 1 adult / 1 child
25 months to 7 years 1 adult / 3 children

Example: A parent who is alone, with two young children, is not allowed to enter the swimming area if one of these two children is under the age of 25 months old; this is in respect to the monitor-child ratio.

Jean-Doré Beach regulations 166 KB

Covid-19

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

Schedule

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Open swim:11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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2021 Rates

Daily

2 years and under Free
3-13 years $4.50
14 years and over $9
Family (2 adults et 2 children) $22

Season passport

3-13 years $25
14 years and over $50
Family (2 adults et 2 children) $99
Replacing a lost season passport $10
  • Rates include taxes.
  • Rates shown are per person (except for family).
  • Rates are shown as a guide only and are subject to change without notice.
  • The open swim rates does not include access to Aquazilla and open water swimming.
  • There are no ticket refunds or exchanges, except in the case of the closure of the Beach by the Société du parc Jean-Drapeau.
  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.
    • The best way to come to the Parc Jean-Drapeau: active transportation or subway!

Buy your tickets online

Jean-Doré Beach is very popular during warm temperatures and there might not be any room! If you do not have a season passport or a valid ticket for the 2021 summer season, it is recommended that you purchase your tickets online, so you'll be assured of a spot at the Beach.


Discounts and promotions

  • $2 discount

    Get a $2 discount on your next visit to the Beach upon presentation of a daily ticket or season passport for access to the lake with personal boats (SUP or kayak).

  • Tout le monde à l'eau!

    The package includes four activities to do under the sun, including a one-day access to the Jean-Doré Beach where soft sand, swimming, relaxation, fun and nature will be waiting for you.

    Save 40% on the cost of activities!

  • Accès Montréal Card

    From Monday to Friday, Accès Montréal Card holders get a two (2) tickets for the price of one (1) with the purchase of an individual ticket.

    This discount does not apply when purchasing online because the card must be checked before the transaction.

  • STM

    From Monday to Friday, holders of a valid STM transit fare (ticket or Opus card) obtain two (2) tickets for the price of one (1) with the purchase of an individual "14 years and over" ticket.

    This discount does not apply when purchasing online because the transit fare must be checked before the transaction.

Virtual tour

Other activities

In addition to open swimming, you can practice a wide array of water-related activities at the Jean-Doré Beach:


Services

Covid-19: Reduced services

Changing rooms are closed

Take a shower and put on your bathing suit before your trip to Jean-Doré Beach.

Limited number of lockers

Bring your lock or keep your personal belongings in a bag nearby.


Food offer

While you are at Parc Jean-Drapeau, take time to grab a snack with family and friends at one of the many restauration areas located by our various facilities.


Others

Free Wi-Fi et baby changing station.

Customers with functional limitations


Attendant

Upon presentation of the Companion Leisure Card (CAL) or the Access 2 Card, a free entrance is offered to the attendant.


Accessible facilities

At Jean-Doré Beach, a sidewalk circles the facilities and makes it easier for customers with reduced mobility to circulate between the parking lot, the entrance, the changing rooms, etc.

Universal accessibility

Regulations

Before visiting, please consult the regulations for the Jean-Doré Beach:

Jean-Doré Beach regulations

Friday, May 14, 2021, 166 KB


  • Anyone not complying with the regulations is subject to a warning. The Société du parc Jean-Drapeau reserves the right to eject anyone that does not obey the rules or warnings.
  • The Société du parc Jean-Drapeau is not responsible for lost or stolen articles.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are we allowed to bring our own alcoholic drinks to the Beach?

    No, bringing your own alcoholic drinks to the Beach is prohibited. Only alcoholic drinks sold at the bar-terrace are authorized. All containers, bags and coolers will be searched at the entrance to the Beach.

  • Is it allowed to smoke at the Beach?

    Under the Tobacco Control Act, smoking is prohibited at Jean-Doré Beach. People who wish to smoke must leave the Beach area and go to the designated zones.

  • Are dogs allowed at the Beach?

    All dogs are allowed at the Parc, except at the Beach, the Aquatic Complex and the Athletes' Quarters, provided they are kept on a leash.

  • Do I need to reserve my spot if I have a season passport or a ticket that's valid season-long?

    No, a large number of spots are reserved for season passport holders and clients who purchased tickets that are valid season-long. On rare occasions, however, it might happen that this lot of reserved spots is displaying the full sign. Thus, it's recommended you get there early in the day, especially on hot days, to assure your access to the beach.

  • What happens if weather conditions worsen as the day goes along?

    If there is a light rain, the facility will remain open, but if it is stormy and thundering, the Beach will remain closed temporarily. If weather conditions don't improve, we reserve the right to close access to the water areas and safely accompany visitors to the exit.

  • Am I entitled to a refund if the Beach needs to be evacuated?

    If weather conditions force us to close the Beach during the day for safety reasons, every customer that has bought an admission ticket for the day will be reimbursed.

Consult the FAQ

Customer Service

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

Getting to Jean-Doré Beach

To make it easier to get around, here is the exact location of the Jean-Doré Beach 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.

767

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

777

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.

BIXI

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

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: P4

Parking passes are available for the P4. The annual parking pass can be purchased online.

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).

Schedule

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

Reservation

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.

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  • Walking
  • Parking