Family Activities

  • Sun, May 9, 2021

  • The bike link is a safe, well-maintained marked trail of about 14 kms, reserved for bicycles. The bike path links Montréal, Parc Jean-Drapeau, Île des Soeurs and the South Shore municipalities: it is one of the rare spots where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike. The bike link is part of the Great Trail and the Route verte, and it provides a wide vista of unique and spectacular views of…

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Parc Jean Drapeau, Ile Ste. Helene View map
    1 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve,
    Montreal, H3C 1A9, QC, CA
  • Set in the middle of the Saint Lawrence River, Parc Jean Drapeau is regarded as an outstanding place for birdwatching. For pure pleasure, many amateur birdwatchers travel around the Parc to identify and list the various bird species and take photos of them. All year long visitors are invited to watch the diverse types of birds at the Parc by going along the many walking paths on Notre-Dame and Sainte-Hélène islands. COVID-19…

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Parc Jean Drapeau, Ile Ste. Helene View map
    1 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve,
    Montreal, H3C 1A9, QC, CA
  • The Dollard-des-Ormeaux Public Library is hosting a special Mother's Day storytime session over on their Facebook Page for all to enjoy. The pre-recorded activity will be posted on their page on Friday!

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Online activity via Facebook View map

  • The 2021 season is back with the u-pick concept. You will be able to once again tip toe through the tulips and pick your own bouquet all while respecting your family bubble and the social distancing rules. For this reason, there will be no photography this year as we need the entire field to social distance properly. You may always take your pictures with your camera or phone and create…

    Cost: Entry: general admission $9.95, kids 2-5 and seniors $6.95, Mother's Day general $11.95, Mother's Day kids & seniors $8.95. Tulips cost $1 each

    Where

    U-Pick Tulips View map
    1270 Principale St.,
    Laval, H7X 1C1, QC, CA
  • The Dollard-des-Ormeaux Public Library is hosting a special Easter craft session over on their Facebook Page for all to enjoy. The pre-recorded activity will be posted on their page on Friday!

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Online activity via Facebook View map

  • From the arrival of the steam locomotive in the 19th century, trains have been synonymous with development and openness to the world. Trains evoke a spirit of adventure, a thirst for discovery, and fond memories of all the people we have met, reunited with or said goodbye to on a station platform. Trains are often a first toy of childhood and a true passion for adults! Pointe-à-Callière invites you to…

    Cost: Adults $24, youth (13-30) $16, children (5-12) $8, free for ages 4 & under. Reservations required

    Where

    Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex View map
    350 place Royale,
    Montréal, H2Y 3Y5, QC, CA
  • Have you got what it takes to be a pirate or a privateer? Pointe-à-Callière is requesting that all shipmates now board the good ship D’Iberville to embark on an immersive and interactive seafaring adventure taking place in the days of New France! Entirely updated and improved, Pointe-à-Callière’s new family exhibition offers a glimpse into the world of the ship’s captain, Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville, Canada’s most renowned privateer, and a chance to…

    Cost: Adults $24, youth (13-30) $16, children (5-12) $8, free for ages 4 & under. Reservations required

    Where

    Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex View map
    350, place Royale,
    Montréal, H2Y 3Y5, QC, CA
  • The Exporail team is pleased to announce the reopening of the museum, with a series of preventive and collective measures to provide a pleasant and safe atmosphere for families. Visitors will be able to access to an immersive space with its 400 railway artifacts and to view magnificent archival images presented on screens. Then, they will continue their visit under the theatrical lighting of the permanent exhibition and access some…

    Cost: Adults $21.20, students (13-17) $12.75, children (3-12) $10.60

    Where

    Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum View map
    110 St. Pierre St.,
    St. Constant, J5A 1G7, QC, CA
  • Rent an eco-friendly pedal boat and spend some time on the Bonsecours Basin. Maximum capacity: 2 adults and 2 children

    Cost: $26.10 for 30 minutes, $39.15 for 60 minutes

    Where

    The Clock Tower Entrance View map
    333 rue de la Commune W.,
    Montreal, H2Y 2E2, QC, CA
  • Le Shake Shop will be visiting the Plaza Pointe-Claire over the Mother's Day weekend to help raise money for West Island Community Shares. Come invent your own shakes with your family! Schedule: Friday from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Cost: Cost to order

    Where

    Plaza Pointe-Claire View map
    269 St. Jean Blvd.,
    Pointe-Claire, H9R 3J1, QC, CA

Upcoming Fun in Montreal More

Fun sidewalk games for kids

Fun sidewalk games for kids

It doesn't take a lot of space for little ones to play games outdoors and get some physical activity
La Ronde gearing up for 2021

La Ronde gearing up for 2021 season

The amusement park is set to open and offering tickets at discounted prices
Fitness challenge for moms & daughters

Fitness challenge for moms & daughters

FitSpirit is a non-profit organization that hosts an annual event to promote physical activity among adolescent girls
Watch IMAX Documentaries

Watch IMAX documentaries at home

The Montreal Science Centre is streaming 10 productions for just over $1 per documentary
Theatre programs offered for families

Theatre programs offered for families

The Montreal Children's Theatre has various activities for people of all ages as well as those with special needs
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