Naturally, Sainte-Anne


General Information

Come and explore all the natural treasures of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.

There is so much to see!


***In case of rain, please refer to our Facebook Page***


To be sure of finding a parking spot easily, use the parking lots at the EXO train station or John Abbott College Campus (behind the synthetic pitch). From there, take the free shuttle to any of the Naturally Sainte-Anne sites!

Free Shuttle

► The shuttle bus is free

► Wheelchair accessible

► Can accommodate foldable strollers

► Departure every 20 minutes

► From 10 am to 5 pm : complete circuit (all stops), last departure at 4:30 pm

Hop on the shuttle and go check out our partners and everything they have to offer!

Information : | 514 457-1605

::Please note that Rue Ste Anne will be closed to traffic from one end of Rue Lalonde to the other, from 8 am to 2 pm::

Shuttle stops:

  1. Centre Harpell 
  2. Corner of Saint-Pierre Street and Sainte-Anne Street
  3. City Hall
  4. Corner of Montée Sainte-Marie and Sainte-Anne Street
  5. In front of the Paddle Mac 
  6. John Abbott College - PARKING AVAILABLE
  7. Montreal Aviation Museum and Mac Regenerative Food Hub
  8. Corner of Chemin Sainte-Marie and rue Meloche
  9. Ecomuseum Zoo
  10. Morgan Aboretum
  11. EXO train station - PARKING AVAILABLE

Partner Activities | 10 am to 4 pm

Visit the participating partners and see what they have to offer:

Free Activities
10 am - 4 pm

Please bring drinking water, your camera and binoculars! All information and tours will be bilingual French/English

BIRDS OF PREY | 10:30 am
Birds of Prey show presented by Falcon Ed

EDUCATIONAL BOOTH  | 10 am to 4 pm
The Morgan Arboretum kiosk will be informative and interactive allowing visitors to explore the wildlife of Quebec, but especially of the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue area 

SELF GUIDED WALK | 10 am to 4 pm
Explore the Arboretum at your own pace and gain a richer understanding of this special landscape.
There are 4 walking trails to choose from. Trails maps will be available at the Information Booth. 

BIRD FEEDER WORKSHOP | 1:30 pm to 3 pm
Come discover the life of birds at the Arboretum and build them a cone-seed feeder! 

BIRDS OF PREY | 2:30 pm
Birds of Prey show presented by Falcon Ed


:: Parking available onsite ::

How to get there

Free Activity
12 pm to 3 pm

Free swimming at the indoor pool of John Abbott's Casgrain Sports Center

How to get there

With this animated cruise courtesy of Navark, cast off on a cruise to discover Lake St. Louis!

Ticket booth located on the Canal Boardwalk on Saturday, September 15th as of 12 pm. It is recommended to reserve online here.

Boarding dock on the Canal Boardwalk

Schedule: (duration 1 h)

  • 1:00 pm
  • 2:15 pm
  • 3:30 pm
  • 4:45 pm

Prices : 

  • Regular : $20 + taxes
  • Children (3 to 12 years old): $10 + taxes
  • Children (0 to 2 years old ): Free
  • Family rate : 2nd child free

Information: | 514-871-8356

Free Activities
10 am to 4 pm 

  • The Montreal Aviation Museum is the only museum in Quebec dedicated to our rich Quebec and Montreal aviation history.
  • Visit the Godfrey Stewart Passmore Art Gallery and view the best collection of Aviation Art in Quebec.
  • Meet and talk to volunteers working to save a 70 years old bomber from WW2 built in Longueuil Quebec by Fairchild Canada.
  • The Scarabee, our Flying Replica of the first plane to fly over Montreal is now on permanent display.

How to get there

Contact : 514 398-7948 | | Website

Free Activities
10 am to 4 pm

Lawn games, inflatable giant duck and swan, access to pic-nic area and BBQ.

Other Activities 
$5 off all rentals

Located on the waterfront of McGill’s Macdonald Campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Paddle Mac provides paddlers and would-be paddlers with a chance to enjoy the waters of lac St. Louis on a kayak, paddle board (SUP) or canoe. Hourly rentals, paddling instruction and paddle board yoga classes are available to the general public and McGill and John Abbott communities.

Perfect for adventure seekers, water lovers, outdoor enthusiasts and families looking for an active outing, we’ve got all the gear you need to make your paddle enjoyable. Come and explore some of the most beautiful shoreline on the island of Montreal. Groups, families and individuals are welcome.

How to get there


Photo credit: Zoo Ecomuseum

Free admission for children under 15 years of age (one child per paying adult)
9 am to 4 pm 

Have you ever met an Arctic Fox, a River Otter or a Black Bear? Québec’s wildlife is fascinating and is here to be discovered as you stroll along the natural pathways of the Ecomuseum Zoo.

Throughout the day, our zoologists and animators will be out and about to help visitors discover a little more about Québec’s wildlife. Many special presentations are on the schedule for this busy day!

:: Free parking available onsite ::

How to get there



Kids Corner At Parc Harpell | 10 am to 4 pm

Come and enjoy some fun activities! 

  • Inflatable rides
  • Animation
  • Games
  • Reading tent
  • And much more!

Canal Boardwalk & Rue Sainte-Anne | 10 am to 9:30 pm

Come take a stroll on the magnificent Canal Boardwalk. In addition to giving you one last chance to participate in the most popular activities of the summer, you will be able to enjoy colorful shows and activities throughout the day!


10:00 am | The Best of Summer : Line Dancing with Nathalie Blais

11:15 am | Les Débalancés (Circus performance)

12:15 pm | Magic with Blair Marshall

1:00 pm | La Femme Blanche – In collaboration with Le Conseil des Arts de Montréal

2:00 pm | Les Débalancés  (Circus performance)

3:00 pm | Magic with Blair Marshall

4:00 pm | Duo R & D (Music)

6:00 pm | The Best of Summer : Salsa by the water with Baila Productions

8:00 pm | The Best of Summer : Big J and the All Starz (Music)     


Ecology Day And Marché Sainte-Anne | 10 am to 2 pm

10 am to 2 pm | Rue Lalonde

Ecology Day is an annual environmental fair that raises awareness of the local ecology and promotes the environment’s protection through healthy lifestyles while respecting Mother Nature.

  • Information kiosks 
  • Animations 

Among the environmental booths present during the day, we invite you to visit the City of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue’s booth. 

 :: see the dedicated page for the complete program ::

Marché Sainte-Anne gives you a unique opportunity to meet producers and artisans from the region while getting good products. You can find fresh vegetables and fruits, organic produce, meat, bread, pastries, honey, maple syrup, cheese, flours, jams, preserves, prepared meals, honey wines, body products, crafts, and much more!