Winter Fun

New opportunities for fun

New opportunities for fun in the Plateau

Both pop-up park installations provide an opportunity to encourage unstructured play outdoors
Borrow winter equipment for free

Borrow winter equipment for free

Four Montreal libraries are lending out sleds, snowshoes, walking poles and crampons

Discover one of Montreal’s largest parks

Frédéric-Back Park was formerly a limestone quarry and landfill site until the 1980s when the City of Montreal began restoring it while promoting biodiversity and sustainable ecosystems
skating trails growing in popularity

Skating on trails is a fun family activity

There are many places not too far from Montreal where families can skate for kilometres on trails through a forest
Terrific toboggan runs around Montreal

Terrific toboggan runs around Montreal

We’ve done some research to help you find the nearest tobogganing hill to you...so grab your sled, dress the kids warmly and head for the hills
four easy indoor winter activities

Four easy indoor winter activities for kids

There is no time like winter for parents to discover some new ways for kids to have fun in the safety of their own homes
29 fun games kids can play in the snow

29 fun games kids can play in the snow

From winter scavenger hunts to snow mazes, discover the multitude of ways your kids can enjoy winter's "sand"
Kids can enter snowman-building contest

Kids can enter snowman-building contest

For the first time, the City of Montreal is challenging kids to create their most elaborate or innovative snow sculpture
Frosty fun with a snow fort contest

Frosty fun with a snow fort contest

A Montreal sports and recreation organization is challenging the public to build a unique snow castle and possibly win a prize
Why do playgrounds close for winter

Why do playgrounds close for winter?

The Montreal climate, and not the pandemic, is to blame for rendering a lot of equipment hazardous in cold weather
Skate and snowshoe on Ile-Perrot

Skate and snowshoe on Ile-Perrot

Families can enjoy a new ice skating trail and other winter activities at Pointe-du-Moulin Historical Park
Free winter activities on South Shore

Free winter activities on South Shore

Families desperate to find outdoor fun for the kids will be happy to hear about a new winter playground in Ste. Catherine