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Universal accessibility

The Parc Jean-Drapeau team makes every effort to accommodate people with reduced mobility and functional limitations. The existing infrastructures are accessible and we have a continuous improvement process put in place. If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact the customer service.

Plan your visit to Parc Jean-Drapeau:


The new Information Center located in the middle of Espace 67 is accessible.

Picnic tables

There are 31 picnic tables adapted on the site, located near or inside the facilities.


Most of the restrooms facilities at the Parc are accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Parking areas

Places reserved for motorists bearing a car sticker for a handicapped person are available in most of the Parc Jean-Drapeau parking lots.

Subway station

An elevator will be in installed at the Jean-Drapeau subway station in 2019. But please note that, as of now, no elevator has been installed in any of the other subway stations on the yellow line.


STM buses at the Parc are currently equipped with front and back ramps.

Wheel chairs

Please note there are wheel chairs at the Athletes' Quarters, the Beach and the Aquatic Complex. The wheel chairs can be loaned to clientele in case of emergency. They are functional and adjusted to the access of all locations at the Parc.

Aquatic Complex

The Aquatic Complex is accessible to people with reduced mobility, since it has an elevator and an adapted washroom.

A gentle slope in the recreational pool makes it more accessible for people with reduced mobility. A pool chair especially adapted for people with reduced mobility is also available.

Please note the grandstands are not accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Jean-Doré Beach

At Jean-Doré Beach, there is a sidewalk around the facility, making it easier for clientele to circulate between the P4 and P5 parking area, site entrance and the changing rooms.

Also, a pool chair specially adapted for people with reduced mobility is available.

Athletes' Quarters

The Athletes Quarters are set up to make it easier for the entry and mobility of people in wheelchairs. The main door of the facility is automated.

Discovery ride

The Discovery ride is equipped with a device for the hearing impaired and an access ramp for people with reduced mobility. Thank you for contacting our customer service department to ensure there is no interruption of these services.

Espace Paddock

Certifié comme étant un lieu accessible par un évaluateur de l'organisme Kéroul, l'Espace Paddock répond à l'ensemble des critères d'accessibilité relatifs au parcours du visiteur et propose une expérience de visite satisfaisante pour la majorité des personnes ayant une déficience motrice.

Consultez la fiche complète afin d'obtenir tous les renseignements concernant le niveau d'accessibilité ainsi que la liste des services offerts.


The Accès 2 card and the Companion Leisure Card (CAL) are accepted at Jean-Doré Beach and the Aquatic Complex, providing the companion with a free ticket.

Learn more

To obtain more details concerning universal accessibility at parc Jean-Drapeau or for any request for information, do not hesitate to contact us.


Getting to Parc Jean-Drapeau

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

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

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

  • 767 (summer season only)
  • 768 (summer season only)
  • 777 (every day of the year)
    • Jean-Drapeau Subway Station
    • Casino de Montréal
    • Since June 19, 2023, the 777 bus line is extended to downtown Montreal.

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 areas: P2, P5, P7, P9, P10, P11, P13, P15

Taxibus service

You can reserve a taxi for your travels at the Parc by using a valid STM transport fare.


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

Find out more about how it works and the STM transport fare accepted in taxibus service.

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