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Reduced Mobility

The FestiVoix of Trois-Rivières has measures put in place to make the outdoor sites accessible to people with reduced mobility.

The measures put in place have been approved by Bail-Mauricie.

 

THE COMPANION

The companion for a person with reduced mobility can enter the FestiVoix site for free if they have a Tourist and Leisure Companion Sticker (TLCS). This sticker gives free access (general admission) to the companion of a person aged 10 and older with a disability or mental health condition in need of a companion to take part in touristic or leisure activities. Get your TLCS sticker: www.vatl.org/formulaire.

Sites accessibility

Most of the FestiVoix sites are accessible to people with reduced mobility*.

Please note that depending on the site’s capacity, space can be limited (places will be assigned on a first come, first served basis).

Here is the list of stages accessible to disabled festival-goers:

To access the Voix Jazz stage, the SAQ bistro and the Le Castel space in a wheelchair, you must enter via the St. James entrance, located on des Ursulines Street.

Wheelchairs are not allowed in the general admission area of the Voix Populaires, you must go to the reserved area.

The Desjardins Club FestiVoix Desjardins and Lavery Avocats lounges are accessible to people with reduced mobility.

*Please note that the following areas are not wheelchair accessible: the Belitec V.I.P. area, Zone 25, Hangar-29 Frontstage Area, the Embuscade, the P’tite Grenouille and the Zénob.

*Please note that space can be limited (places will be assigned on a first come, first served basis).

 

BATHROOMS

Bathrooms for guests with reduced mobility are available on all of our sites.

 

areas FOR FESTIVAL-GOERS WITH REDUCED MOBILITY

Designated areas for special needs festival-goers are made available to any person with permanent difficulties to move around and thus needing a manual or electrical wheelchair, a three or four-wheeled scooter or the help of a guide dog.

Designated areas for people with reduced mobility are located on the Loto-Québec site of the Voix Populaires, on the Hydro-Québec site of the Voix Multiples and on the Les Résidences du Manoir site of the Voix Classiques*

Please note that depending on the site’s capacity, space can be limited (places will be assigned on a first come, first served basis).

The paved entrance to the reduced mobility area of the Voix Populaire site is through the tunnel’s parking lot at the end of des Forges Street. On the Voix Multiples site, you have to enter through Hart Street to access the reduced mobility area located in front of the stage.

 

Map of the Voix Populaires site
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Map of the Voix Multiples site
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Several seated areas are available on our sites for people using a multi-point cane, a white cane, crutches or a walker. You can settle comfortably at the Popular Stands, Côte de l’Hôpital, SAQ Bistro, Le Castel Space and Côté Jardin Metro Space. Chairs are also available at the Voix Multiples, Voix Jazz, Voix Libres, Voix Chorales and Voix Classiques stages*.

*Please note that seats are distributed on a first come, first served basis and that spaces for four-wheel electric scooters are limited, due to their size. We offer instead the possibility of parking your four-wheel electric scooter near the entrance in a safe location and be accompanied to the reduced mobility area.

 

How to get to the FestiVoix using paratransit?
  • The STTR transport services include a door-to-door, collective paratransit service, available by reservation only. To use this service, you must apply by contacting the STTR at 819 373-4533. More details at: qc.ca/transport-adapte
  • Taxi Elite also offers accessible transportation in a van equipped with an access ramp or in regular taxis. It is best to book your travels in advance, all the information can be found on the website: ca/transport-adapte

 

PARKING

Public parking lots and street parking are available for free to holders parking sticker for people with disabilities. To obtain a sticker visit the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) website. Find details on parking available near the FestiVoix here: festivoix.com/english/transport-and-parking/

 

SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE FESTIVOIX SITE

Volunteers at our information kiosk (located at the end of des Forges Street at the HarbourFront Park) will be able to answer all of your question to ensure you enjoy a memorable experience!

A free rental service for wheelchairs, walkers, walking sticks or crutches is available with our first aid team.

An accessible platform to the Voix Populaires site is also available near the information kiosk.

A shuttle and bicycle-taxi service is provided between the Voix Multiples, Voix Jazz, Voix Acoustiques and Voix Populaires stages for people who have trouble walking.

*Please note that shuttles and bicycle-taxis are not adapted to carry wheelchairs.

Accessible areas are clearly identified to facilitate your experience at the FestiVoix.

Thanks to all our partners