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Just minutes away from downtown, Jean-Doré Beach in Parc Jean-Drapeau offers sun, sand and hours of fun! Accessible by car, public transit and bike, this urban beach is an ideal spot to cool off this summer.
Lounge, swim, build sandcastles, play volleyball, suntan or paddle to your heart’s content thanks to canoe/kayak/SUP rentals at the Water Sports Pavilion. An inflatable floating structure with obstacles, slides and platforms provides hours of delight for daredevils of all ages. Other convenient onsite facilities include changing rooms, lockers (bring your own lock), life jackets, lounge chairs and more.
Surrounded by lush greenery, the beach is an idyllic setting: shielded from the wind by a vegetation belt, the waters on the lake at Jean-Doré Beach are usually calm, which is a plus for young families. What’s more, this section of île Notre-Dame showcases impressive flora and fauna, with numerous plant species and critters the likes of ducks, birds, groundhogs and even foxes who can make an appearance at any time!
June 20 to Aug 26, 2018: Daily, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sep 1 to 3, 2018: Sun, Mon, Sat, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The beach opens at noon on August 25. The schedule can be affected by weather conditions.