Family Activities

  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019

  • Smash, one of the few facilities in Quebec where children have access to 10 tennis courts built specifically to their size. Families must bring their own racquets and balls and parents are welcome to play with their kids. Free and open to all!

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Parc Olympique View map
    4141 Pierre-de-Coubertin Ave.,
    Montreal, H1V 3N7, QC, CA
  • Passport to the Universe takes audiences on an incredible journey far from Earth toward the largest structures in the Universe. Combining spectacular images based on the latest discoveries and clearly describing our Solar System, this captivating introduction to the cosmos lets you fly beneath the rings of Saturn, into the heart of the Orion Nebula, and out in the vastness of space. Produced by: American Museum of Natural History, New…

    Cost: Adults $16, students $12.25, children 5-17 $8, ages 4 & under free

    Where

    Planetarium View map
    4801 Pierre-de-Coubertin Ave.,
    Montreal, H1V 3V4, QC, CA
  • The Animal Barn is host to a great number of animals, many of which are rare breeds. Our animals include pigs, sheep, chickens, rabbits, a donkey, a llama, goats, and a horse. Outside, visit our new play yard adapted for all age groups. We offer activities for young and older kids including a straw castle, hay slide, tire pyramid, duck races, a mini-maze and a labyrinthe. While you visit the…

    Cost: $5 per person (over 2 years)

    Where

    La Ferme Quinn View map
    2495 Perrot Blvd.,
    Notre Dame de L'Ile Perrot, J7V 8P4, QC, CA
  • This autumn event sets three cultural gardens at the Jardin botanique all aglow. The Chinese Garden displays its traditional lanterns and shares a fabulous fishing tale with visitors, the Japanese Garden leads visitors along a meditative illuminated path inspired by the seasons, and the First Nations Garden features an intense multimedia experience that lets visitors feel the beating heart of the Cycle of Life. Hours: Sunday to Thursday 9 a.m.…

    Cost: Adults $16, seniors $15, students $12.25, ages 5-17 $8, families $45 (prices for Quebec residents)

    Where

    Montreal Botanical Garden View map
    4101 Sherbrooke St. E.,
    Montreal, H1X 2B2, QC, CA
  • Two Doulas is partnering with Temple to offer a weekly drop-in for parents and their babies. A member of Two Doulas will be there each week to host, answer your questions, and snuggle your babies when you want to enjoy some coffee, cookies and conversation.

    Cost: FREE. Donations appreciated

    Where

    Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom View map
    4100 Sherbrooke St. W.,
    Westmount, H3Z 1A5, QC, CA
  • Immersing yourself into Canadian Olympism is now possible in Montreal! Located in the Canadian Olympic House, this interactive, educational and immersive exhibition will allow visitors of all ages to hear from our athletes and see them up close while experiencing various Olympic sports first-hand – all in the heart of downtown Montreal!

    Cost: Adult $13, youth (7-17), $9, children (0-6) free, family (2A+2Y) $39

    Where

    Canadian Olympic House in Montréal View map
    500 René-Lévesque Blvd. W.,
    Montreal, H2Z 1W7, QC, CA
  • A music, rhyming and story program for young children and their parents.  

    Cost: FREE. Registration required

    Where

    Cote des Neiges Community Centre View map
    5347 ch. de la Cote-des-Neiges,
    Montreal, H3T 1Y4, QC, CA
  • Why do some objects float while other sink? Learn more about the mysteries of water by making a small sailboat and performing various challenges.

    Cost: FREE for library members. Registration required

    Where

    Pierrefonds Library View map
    13555 Pierrefonds Blvd.,
    Pierrefonds, H9A 1A6, QC, CA
  • The Teen Zone offers youth the freedom they need as well as a variety of more structured weekly activities, such as cooking nights, video game and ping-pong tournaments, pool games, and movie and pizza nights. Special outings, such as bowling evenings, escape rooms, and others, are also organized. In addition to being an entertainment centre for youth, the Teen Zone is also a hub for teens to socialize and grow as individuals. It offers an accepting and youth-oriented atmosphere. It…

    Cost: FREE for members, $1 for non-members. Small cost for some special activities

    Where

    Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre View map
    1335 Lakeshore Rd., Room S-008
    Dorval, H9S 2E5, QC, CA
  • Centre Greene invites you to celebrate a whole new season of programs with us at our annual Corn Roast! We hope to see you there!

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Centre Greene View map
    1090 Greene Avenue,
    Westmount, H3Z 1Z9, QC, CA
  • You and your little one can enjoy working together to make apple tacos and apple pie fries. 24-hour advance registration required. Please be advised that the cooking school is not an allergy free zone.

    Cost: $10 per person. Requires 24-hour advance registration

    Where

    Provigo le Marche Pierrefonds View map
    4849 St. Jean Blvd.,
    Pierrefonds, H9J 2A1, QC, CA
  • You and your little one can enjoy working together to make chicken & cheese quesadillas and easy salsa. 24-hour advance registration required. Please be advised that the cooking school is not an allergy free zone.

    Cost: $10 per person. Requires 24-hour advance registration

    Where

    Provigo le Marche Kirkland View map
    16900 AutoRoute TransCanada,
    Kirkland, H9H 4M7, QC, CA
  • Watch a movie while nibbling on some popcorn. Tonight's feature film is Mary Poppins Returns in English with French subtitles.

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Beaconsfield Library View map
    303 Beaconsfield Blvd.,
    Beaconsfield, H9W 4A7, QC, CA
  • Little ones will enjoy listening to camp fire stories outdoors.

    Cost: FREE for library members, $5 for non-members. Registration required

    Where

    Harpell Park View map
    60 St. Pierre St.,
    Ste. Anne de Bellevue, H9X 1X9, QC, CA

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