Parc hiver

This winter, play outside in Frédéric-Back Park

A new destination for winter lovers!

NEW!
Head for the 7.5-km-long marked cross-country skiing trail in Frédéric-Back Park. The park also welcomes snowshoers.

Free activities : cross-country ski, snowshoe and kite:
• Cross-country ski lessons with a qualified instructor, on Saturdays from January 26 to March 9 and during school break from March 4 to March 8. Registration required.

• Snowshoe hikes with a naturist guide, on Saturdays, January 26 to March 9 and during school break from March 4 to March 8. Registration required.

• Equipment on loan for free (cross-country skis and snowshoes), January 19 to March 10 and during school break from March 4 to March 8. No registration required, on a first-come, first-served basis.

• Kite loans from January 19 to March 10 and during school break from March 4 to March 8. No registration required.

Grain de ciel stunt kite building workshops
Learn to build a stunt kite with an expert and watch it take flight in the sky above Frédéric-Back Park!

Workshops include two mandatory sessions.

Group 1
Thursdays, February 7 and 14, 2019
7 pm to 9:30 pm
Maximum 12 participants

Group 2
Thursdays, February 28 and March 7 2019
7 pm to 9:30 pm
Maximum 12 participants

$10 charge for materials
Ages 14+
Registration required

In addition to the workshops, each group will be invited to gather at Frédéric-Back Park to finish building their kites and attend a training session with an instructor to learn basics maneuvers. This gathering will take place:

Group 1
Saturday, February 16, noon to 3 pm

Group 2
Saturday, March 9, noon to 3 pm

Equipment loans and activity departure point:
Caravan located near Éco-Centre, 2475 des Regrattiers street (corner Paul-Boutet)

Information : 514-376-8648

Registration :
Cross-country ski lessons
Snowshoe hikes with a naturist guide

*Activities will be cancelled in the event:
• Temperature drops to -280C or below due to wind chill factor
• Freezing rain causes slippery and/or unsafe conditions
• A rise in temperature causes surface to be unsafe and could risk damaging the equipment

Find the map of the park for the activities HERE

THE FREE ACTIVITIES ARE MADE POSSIBLE THANKS TO THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE CITY OF MONTREAL.

This project received the financial support from Sport et Loisir de l'Île de Montréal as part of funding by ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur.

Thanks to TD Friends of environment Foundation and Energir for supporting the environmental awareness activities organized by TOHU, some of which take place in Frédéric-Back Park.

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