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Discover one of Montreal’s largest parks

Frédéric-Back was formerly a limestone quarry and is now a spot that beckons families who want to stroll, snowshoe and ski on its relatively flat trails
Free outdoor activities on South Shore

Free outdoor activities on South Shore

For the second consecutive year, families can enjoy a winter playground in Sainte Catherine
Skate and snowshoe on Ile-Perrot

Skate and snowshoe at Ile-Perrot park

Families can enjoy an ice skating trail and other winter activities at Pointe-du-Moulin Historical Park
Terrific toboggan runs around Montreal

Terrific toboggan runs around Montreal

We’ve done some research to help you find neat tobogganing spots around town...so grab your sled, dress the kids warmly and head for the hills
Discover local skating rinks this winter

Discover local skating rinks this winter

Skating is a great family outdoor activity so why not explore your neighbourhood rinks for some winter fun
Nature trails to enjoy year-round

Nature trails to enjoy year-round

Besides its use as an educational resource, the Morgan Arboretum is enjoyed by families as an outdoor recreational facility

Family Fun Festivals in Montreal More

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
Palais des Congres hosts LEGO exhibit

Palais des Congres hosts LEGO exhibit

Families can check out more than 30 larger-than-life LEGO-made sculptures from giant polar bears and pandas to oversized butterflies and hummingbirds
Santa Claus parade cancelled

Santa Claus parade cancelled for 2021

The annual event that takes place downtown has been called off due to the pandemic and concerns for public safety

Getting Around More

popular bike paths open

Popular bike paths to open mid-April

The Bike Link and Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve are two spots where families can safely cycle with kids for many kilometres

Kids travel free during March break

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is giving families a big incentive to leave the car behind this spring break
Free public transportation for kids

Free public transportation for kids in Montreal

The STM system is an inexpensive, fun and easy way to explore the city

Kids ride free on STM buses and metro this summer

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is giving families a big incentive to leave the car behind this summer and

Where to rent a pedal boat in Montreal

Families and friends can pedal at their own pace at the Old Port of Montreal, Parc Jean-Drapeau and the Lachine Canal.

Bike rentals in Montreal

What better way to explore a new place than on two wheels? Along with 19 other international locations, Montreal cracked

Where to Eat More

Sugar shacks bring the experience home

Sugar shacks bring the experience home

More than 70 Quebec maple syrup producers are launching a joint project to offer pre-packaged meals to families

Bromont beckons families this summer

This Eastern Townships borough has new trails for hiking, a water park pass that includes free access to an aerial course and mountain biking lessons for kids

What is the best cabane a sucre around Montreal?

There’s nothing quite like a visit to a cabane à sucre when the weather warms up and the maple tree

35 great ice cream shops in Montreal

One of my favourite summer memories is my twin daughters’ first taste of ice cream. Just 9-months-old at the time,

Top 5 family-friendly restaurants in Montreal

Picture this: a cranky toddler who needs something to eat NOW spills a drink cup across everything on the table.

12 family friendly restaurants in Montreal

Taking the kids to a restaurant can be a challenge; oftentimes, parents are embarrassed because the kids can’t keep still,

Where to Stay More

Club Med opens in Quebec

Club Med opens in Quebec

This well-known company is opening its first all-inclusive Canadian resort in Charlevoix
New sector of regional park

New sector of regional park opens

New features include access to Windigo falls, camping, and an array of outdoor activities
Water parks get set to turn on the taps

Water parks get set to turn on the taps

Almost all of the major water parks not-too-far from Montreal will be welcoming families beginning in June
Enjoy a day trip to nearby nature parks

Enjoy a day trip to nearby nature parks

With staycations being a popular choice this year, these 10 parks will give families a chance to explore new spaces and connect with nature
Four unique vacation spots

Four unique vacation spots near Montreal

From a shipping container and treehouse to a Flinstone-style hut and a fire lookout, here are four neat places to rest your head

Bromont beckons families this summer

This Eastern Townships borough has new trails for hiking, a water park pass that includes free access to an aerial course and mountain biking lessons for kids