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Activities at the Roseraie

Things to do at the Parc

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Parc Jean-Drapeau is enhancing and diversifying its program offering with a variety of creative, entertaining and educational activities that are free for the entire family. It's a great opportunity to have fun in nature and enjoy the green spaces and the gorgeous summer days.

Through this initiative, you will also be able to discover some of the lesser-known areas of the Parc, such as the Hélène-de-Champlain pavilion's garden. This magnificent place, which is steeped in history, is where the citizens' activities will be taking place during the 2024 summer season.

The Parc's team invites one and all to take part in the various activities at the Roseraie.

Schedule

Check out the details about each activity for the exact time they are scheduled.

Rates

Free

Activities

Circus workshop

Many workshops will be available for children, providing them with an opportunity to learn about the various circus disciples, in a fun and safe environment. Workshop participants will explore juggling, balancing on various devices, basic acrobatics and clown-playing. The workshop takes place continuously and participants will be able to take turns using the materials.

Next date:

July 20, 2024, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

July 20, 2024, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

August 31, 2024, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

September 7, 2024, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Several dates: full schedule

Beekeeping and visiting the hives

An introduction to beekeeping activity where an expert will accompany you as you discover the inner workings of the hive. While you're enjoying the experience, which will definitely appeal to all of your senses, you can touch, feel and taste the various products from the hive (wax, pollen, honey, etc.) and see the worker bees in action.

Next date:

July 25, 2024, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

July 25, 2024, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

August 15, 2024, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

September 5, 2024, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

September 26, 2024, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Several dates: full schedule

Percussions

A workshop that allows all participants to have a special and memorable time getting familiar with all types of musical instruments and delighting in the melodious beats of the group. The workshop is continuous.

Next date:

July 27, 2024, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

July 27, 2024, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

August 10, 2024, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

September 28, 2024, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Several dates: full schedule

Family cardio fitness

Physical conditioning professionals have developed cardio exercises tailored to young people. That's why the entire family is invited to these workouts, to get everyone moving and having fun.

Next date:

August 10, 2024, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

August 10, 2024, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

August 17, 2024, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

August 31, 2024, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

September 7, 2024, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Several dates: full schedule






Swing evenings

You're invited to evenings where swing music is featured, so you can boogie on the dance floor and spend some quality time in the charming setting of the rose garden. Whether you're a seasoned dancer or simply curious, come and join us!

Dancers from the professional Studio 88 troupe will be on hand to share their know-how and guide you in your dance steps. DJs will get you grooving to the beat of the biggest hits, and on the last weekend the ambiance will be heightened by a musical group performing in concert.

Next date:

August 3, 2024, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

August 3, 2024, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

August 10, 2024, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

August 17, 2024, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

August 24, 2024, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

August 31, 2024, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Several dates: full schedule






Cinéma sous les étoiles

In order to highlight certain social and environmental issues, as well as for the pleasure of spectators, several Quebec films and documentaries are presented outdoors at the Roseraie. This activity is the result of a partnership with Espace pour la vie.

Next date:

August 1st, 2024, 8:45 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.

Malartic

Avec la présence du cinéaste Nicolas Paquet.

August 1st, 2024, 8:45 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.

Malartic

Avec la présence du cinéaste Nicolas Paquet.

August 8, 2024, 8:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.

Atik, gardien du territoire

Avec la présence du cinéaste Nicolas Lévesque.

August 15, 2024, 8:15 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.

L'Océan vu du coeur

Avec la présence du cinéaste Iolande Cadrin-Rossignol.

August 22, 2024, 8 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.

Yintah

Several dates: full schedule






Very simply, have a great time!

In addition to the activities on the program, take advantage of the relaxation areas, picnic zones and the traditional games put at your disposal so you can fully enjoy the pleasures of summer.

  • Ping-pong
  • Pétanque court
  • Finnish bowling
  • Giant Jenga
  • Giant Connect 4

An attendant will be on site Saturdays and Sundays to lend out equipment.

Learn more

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


Share your ideas!

The team at the Parc is attentive to enthusiastic people who would like to share their passion. Don't be shy about presenting your initiatives; they might fit in with the activities at the Roseraie.

Mobility

Getting to the Pavillon Hélène-de-Champlain

To make it easier to get around, here is the exact location of the Roseraie in the garden of the Pavillon Hélène-de-Champlain 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: 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.

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