Vibe to 150 years with us!

Parasol Parté

Things to do at the Parc Spectacularly human!

Come and celebrate the 150th anniversary and join in the excitement at Jean-Doré Beach during our theme-based weekends when the regular program will be enhanced by new artistic, educational and interactive activities.

The visitors' experience will also be enriched by a musical ambiance led by DJS who are adept at getting you moving and shaking. It makes for a summer-festivity environment where people of all ages are invited to have a fun time as they put their feet in the sand.

In addition to the special program, you can also indulge in all of the Jean-Doré Beach attractions: swimming, lounging in the sun, refreshments, and plenty more!


July 20-21 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
July 27-28 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Parasol Parté activities are accessible free of charge to anyone paying for their admission to Jean-Doré Beach


The arts

July 20-21

The first theme weekend will be dedicated to the arts, with a giant mural to be drawn, sandcastle-making contests and an on-site appearance by a graphic artist who will do a live painting of a mural.

Latin rhythms

July 27-28

The second theme weekend invites you to let yourself be carried away by the Latin beats, with a performance by a musical group, dance lessons with a professional troupe, a giant pinata and a special jewelry-making workshop.


Sandcastle-building contest

We're looking for 10 teams composed of 1 to 8 people for two consecutive days of friendly competition. If you're interested in participating in building sandcastles, all you have to do is fill out the form below.

Prizes will be offered to the winners.


Other activities

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

Open Water Swimming

Parc Jean-Drapeau offers a 300-metre long open water swimming course surrounded by nature, ideal for both competitive training and an introduction to this sport.

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Canoes, kayaks & pedal boats

At Parc Jean-Drapeau, you can leisurely navigate between the Beach's swimming area and the Casino de Montréal, or you can discover the central part of Île Notre-Dame and the perimeter of the Floralies Gardens by taking the big loop around the lagoons.

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SUP: lessons & yoga

Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) is a fun and accessible water sport. Parc Jean-Drapeau is the ideal place to live this experience and explore the placid waters of Jean-Doré Beach as well as the lagoons.

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Warmups, cardiovascular exercises, muscle strengthening with stretching and elastic bands are on the agenda during the cardio-musculation sessions at the Beach. Enthusiastic trainers are there to accompany you in each exercise to keep up the pace and ensure you are making progress.

Next date:

August 18, 2024, 11 a.m. to Noon

August 18, 2024, 11 a.m. to Noon

August 24, 2024, 11 a.m. to Noon

Several dates: full schedule


Aquazilla is a unique 30-by-35 meters inflatable structure comprised of obstacles, slides and platforms for jumping into the water, and much more.

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Beach Volleyball

At the Jean-Doré Beach, play beach volleyball on one of our eight courts that meet the highest international standards!

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Open swim

The Beach, with its golden sand and clear water, is the ideal place to lounge in the sun or take part in nautical activities with family and friends!

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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.

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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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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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: P4

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