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4 Beaches Reopening In Montreal This Month To Add To Your Summer Bucket List

The perfect spots to go on a hot summer's day. 🌞

The summer heat is alive and well in Quebec, so to cool off, here are four Montreal beaches that are reopening this month to put on your summer bucket list.

Have you been working from home suffering an air conditioner? Well, a visit to any of these waterfronts is a perfect solution to Montreal's humidity.

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Verdun Beach

Cost: Free

When: Starting June 12 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Address: 4110, boul. LaSalle Boulevard, Verdun, QC

Why You Need To Go: This free beach is located on the waterfront of the St. Lawrence River, so all you have to do is put on your bathing suit and go for a swim.

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Jean-Doré Beach

Cost: $9

When: Starting June 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Address: 151, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: This 15,000 square meter beach on Parc Jean-Drapeau is definitely worth a visit. Plus, if you don't love sand, you can always sit a few feet away on the grass.

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Cap-Saint-Jacques Nature Park

Cost: $9.50 to park for the day

When: Starting June 5, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Address: 20099, boul. Gouin Boulevard O., Pierrefonds, QC

Why You Need To Go: The water level is so shallow that the beach at Parc-nature du Cap-Saint-Jacques is ideal for water games or just walking and enjoying the view of the water.

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Clock Tower Beach

Cost: Free

When: Starting June 19, hours to come

Address: 1, rue Quai de l'Horloge, Montreal, QC

Why you should go: You can't swim on this beach but it's the closest to downtown that you'll find and it's a great place to sunbathe. From it, you can see Jacques-Cartier Bridge, the Old Port and the Jean-Drapeau Park.

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