cross-country skiing and snowshoeing
				Ski de fond et raquettes

cross-country skiing and snowshoeing

La TOHU

DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS, WE UNFORTUNATELY HAVE TO CANCEL THE MARCH 6, 2020 CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING AND SNOWSHOEING ACTIVITIES THAT WERE SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE AT PARC FRÉDÉRIC-BACK.

ON MARCH 7 and 8, THE LOAN OF SKIS AND RACKETS IS MAINTAINED BUT THE WORKSHOPS ARE CANCELLED.

PRESENTED BY THE TD FRIENDS OF THE ENVIRONMENT FOUNDATION

From January to March (According to the weather conditions) At Frédéric-Back park

The ideal destination for winter lovers!

From January 11 to March 8, 2020, enjoy a 5.5 km marked cross-country ski trail in Frédéric-Back Park. The trail also welcomes snowshoe hikers.

Loan of skis and snowshoes

Every Saturday and Sunday from January 11 to March 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in addition to March 2 to 6 during the school break.

The last loan is at 3 p.m.

Free (ID required)

Introduction to cross-country skiing for children* (6 to 13 years old)

Sundays from January 12 to March 8, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., in addition to March 3 to 6 during the school break, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

  • Note that children are taken care of by the instructor. Parents can watch, but do not participate in the activity.

ON RESERVATION

Introduction to cross-country skiing for adults (14 and over)

Sundays from January 12 to March 8 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

8 participants per group.

ON RESERVATION (In the 10 days preceding the activity and from February 17, 10:00 am for School Break)

Guided snowshoe hikes (6 and over)

Sundays from January 12 to March 8 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in addition to March 3 to 6 during the school break.

20 participants per group.

ON RESERVATION (In the 10 days preceding the activity and from February 17, 10:00 am for School Break)

Reception for equipment loan and the starting point for activities will be at the trailer located near the Eco-Center, at 2475 rue des Regrattiers (at the corner of rue Paul-Boutet)

Information & inscription: 514-376-8648 or online

Find the park map HERE.

  • Please notify the ticket office if you cancel your visit.

IMPORTANT!

*Activities will be canceled if :

• The wind chill factor goes lowers than -28 ° C ;

• Freezing rain makes the surface slippery and impractical;

• A rise in temperature makes the surface impracticable and could damage the equipment   

** PREPARE YOUR VISIT! **

• There is no drinking water in the park, remember to bring your water bottle!

• Provide a padlock to secure your personal belongings in the lockers.

• Also provide a container or bag to dispose of your waste, knowing that the park does not have garbage cans.

• The nearest toilet is located in the TOHU.

• When choosing your clothes, consider the high wind level in the park.

• Enjoy your trip!

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

The free activities are also made possible thanks to the support of the PARC ACTIF program propelled by Sport et Loisir de l'île de Montréal (SLIM) and carried out with the financial contribution of the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, in collaboration with TOHU and the borough of Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension.

TOHU also thanks its partners Fischer and Météo Média for their participation in this activity.

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