Media advisory - Friday, June 20, 2014 - Journée Portes Ouvertes at Parc Jean-Drapeau

MONTREAL, June 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - To mark the official arrival of summer, Parc Jean-Drapeau cordially invites the media to the Journée Portes Ouvertes on Friday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. where on-site interviews will be offered as well as visual content.



Journée Portes Ouvertes at parc Jean-Drapeau, interviews and visuals


Friday June 20th, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.  


Parc Jean-Drapeau                


Before June 19th at



  • Beach: free admission, swimming, children's games, trampoline, beach volleyball (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.), animation, music, games, gifts and zumba lessons (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
    • Free show ILESONIQ DJ Beach Party (4 to 9 p.m.)
    • Teletraction wakeboarding - TTS: 50% off on introductory teletraction wakeboarding lessons
    • Yoga and stand-up paddleboard fitness classes – KSF: 50 % off
    • Boats - Écorécréo: 50% off on boat rentals (canoes, kayaks, mayaks and pedal boats)
  • Aquatic complex: free admission, swimming and water games (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
  • Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve
    • Bike rentals Écorécréo: 50% off on bike rentals
    • Segway Écorécréo: try out a Segway for free on a closed-off course, near the Pavillon de la Tunisie
  • La Ronde: one free ticket with the purchase of another ticket at the regular price, upon presentation of one coupon only, available at the reception Pavilion, the Aquatic Complex, the ticket counter at the Beach and on the Parc Jean-Drapeau website
  • Biosphère, Environment Museum: free admission and exhibitions
  • Dragon-boat at the Olympic Basin: a free one-hour introductory course by H2oplayground from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for the first 20 people that arrive  
  • G1 Tour : display of a Lamborghini and a Ferrari at the subway exit
  • Transportation and parking
    • AML river shuttle: return trip is free with the purchase of a departure ticket (9:35 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.)
    • Parking fee reduced to $5: P1, P2, P4, P5, P9, P10, P11
    • Biking
    • Jean-Drapeau subway station

About Parc Jean-Drapeau

Located five minutes from downtown Montréal, Parc Jean-Drapeau presents a wide range of recreation-tourism attractions, making it a unique place in Canada in this regard. For all the details on activities at Parc Jean-Drapeau, please go to the website:



For further information: Martine Venne, Media Relations and Social Media Consultant, Société du parc Jean-Drapeau, 514 977-3330 or

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