Spring break

This year's special Spring Break programming begins on February 25 and runs until March 10!

The City is proud to offer numerous free activities, to entertain young and older children alike.

To consult the complete program: Consult the PDF version


Stay Safe!

Location: Chalet Peter-Williamson
Clientele: 9 to 12 years old
Schedule: Saturday, February 25 | 9:00 am to 2:30 pm
Cost: $50.00, residents | $65.00, non-residents
Registration: https://sainte-anne-de-bellevue.appvoila.com/fr/
Course offered by: MEB Formations (Canadian Red Cross Training Partner)*

*Please note that the workshop is offered only in French.


Fat bike rental

Meet us at Robillard Park at the designated pop-up tent to borrow fat bikes this winter season. Explore the park or use the nearby bike paths.

Location: Parc Robillard 
Schedule: Sundays February 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Clientele: 10 years and older

First come, first serve!

Ten bikes of different sizes will be available. Bring your own helmet.

Please note that the rental is free, limited to one hour and is reserved for residents of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.*
*Please have a valid proof of residency, such as a driver's license, at the time of reservation. 

Please take the time to read the Fat bikes rules and etiquette.


Outdoor day at the Arboretum

Rediscover nature’s pleasures during a day dedicated to the outdoors.

Hiking trails, slides, snowshoes and cross-country ski trails will be at your disposal.  There's plenty to keep you busy!Please note there is no equipment rental service onsite, and you must bring your own equipment.

Location: Arboretum
Clientele: All
Schedule: Mondays February 27th and March 6th, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Free for residents, online reservation is mandatory. The number of tickets is limited!
Registration: https://sainte-anne-de-bellevue.appvoila.com/en/

Reserve your ticket via the Voilà! platform from February 1st to February 12th inclusively by selecting:

-          The day of your visit, either Monday February 27th OR Monday March 6th;

-          The type and number of tickets, either a family ticket (which includes 2 adults and up to 6 children (aged 4 to 14) in the same car), OR individual adult tickets.

Paper tickets will be mailed directly to your home during the week of February 20th.

Please note that family tickets and individual tickets cannot be combined and only one family ticket per family and one individual ticket per adult may be reserved.

Please limit yourself to one day to allow as many residents as possible to enjoy the activities. Each reservation will be verified before being mailed, and the City reserves the right to modify and/or cancel a reservation if it does not respect the described instructions.


A visit to the Zoo

Spend your morning at the Zoo! The City is happy to invite you to a delightful outing.

Ecomuseum Zoo 
Clientele: All ages are welcome
Schedule: Tuesdays February 28th and March 7th, between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Cost: Free admission for residents, proof of residence required at the ticket office

The Ecomuseum Zoo is the one and only outdoor zoo on the island of Montreal.

Meet some fascinating species of Quebec wildlife, including mammals such as the river otter or the grey wolf, birds such as the golden eagle or the snowy owl. In addition, you should know that in winter, 90% of the animals are visible. The joys of the cold season!

To participate, simply present yourself at the ticket office with a valid proof of residence.


Water Polo and Open Swim

The City invites its residents to the Casgrain Pool at John Abbott College during spring break!

Introduction to Water Polo

Location: John Abbott College Casgrain Pool
10 years and older. Participants must be able to swim one length of the pool on their stomach and back without assistance or floating aid.
Schedule: Wednesdays, March 1st and 8th from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Registration: https://sainte-anne-de-bellevue.appvoila.com/en/  

Open Swim

Location: John Abbott College Casgrain Pool
Schedule: Wednesdays, March 1st and 8th from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

To access the pool, simply present yourself at the pool, on deck at the entrances to the locker rooms with a valid proof of residence.

*The following individuals must be accompanied in the water by an individual who is 13 years of age or older; children ages 0 – 5 years old, any person wearing a personal flotation device, any person who is a weak swimmer or a “non-swimmer”.

All children ages 6-12 years old must be under the supervision of an individual who is 13 years of age or older, the individual supervising the child(ren) must be present on the pool deck.

Although encouraged, bathing caps are not required.


Board Game Afternoon

Location: CentreHarpell
Schedule: Thursday, March 2nd from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Are you a board game enthusiast, or are looking to introduce your children to the world of board games?

Did you know the library has a large selection of games for all ages, available to rent all year long? Come on down to discover them and have a grand time with friends or family. A great opportunity to share time between grandparents and grandchildren.


Movie Night

What better way to end (and for some, start) spring break than with a movie night! Come and enjoy our big screen with family and friends.

Popcorn and other surprises will be provided free of charge by the recreation department.

Bring your own chairs, blankets, and pillows to make yourself comfortable.

Location: Harpell Centre, main hall
Friday, March 3rd, doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Movie for the little ones (ages 3+): Strange World
The presentation will start at 6:30 p.m. (in French)

Movie for older kids (ages 12+): Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
The presentation will start at 9:00 p.m. (in English)


Family Day

We have already started to feel the mild temperatures. To celebrate the arrival of the Maple Sugar Season, the City is offering a family day of fun for everyone! Join us on March 4th and enjoy the various activities offered by the Recreation Department. Outdoor games, Maple Syrup Taffy, BBQ ($),  traditional Quebec music, face painting for children and more.

Location: Parc Aumais, at 300 Cypihot
Schedule: Saturday March 4th, from 10:00 to 3:00 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you all!


LEGO® Minecraft® Parent-Child Workshop

Location: CentreHarpell
8 to 12 years old
Thursday, March 9 from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m.
Free for residents | $15 for non-residents
: https://sainte-anne-de-bellevue.appvoila.com/en/ | Spots are limited
If you are accompanying your child, you must also register for the workshop.

Dive into the world of LEGO® MINECRAFT® brick building. To accomplish your mission, you will learn how to build custom MINECRAFT® castles, houses and villages.

This workshop is for beginners or talented builders, ideal to stimulate your imagination and creativity! Parental attendance is optional.

This workshop will be led by Karim Awad, architect designer of KOKOBRIK.


Pokémon Modeling Clay Workshop

Location: Centre Harpell
8 to 14 years old
Thursday, March 9 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Free for residents | $15 for non-residents
: https://sainte-anne-de-bellevue.appvoila.com/en/ | Spots are limited

Modeling clay allows youth to discover, create and have fun with textures. Through play, these materials promote various learning experiences.

In this workshop, children will discover various techniques to create dynamic and colorful Pokémons.

This workshop will be led by Karim Awad, architect designer of KOKOBRIK.


Glow in the Dark Yoga | Gloga

Location: Centre Harpell
Clientele: 12 years and older
Schedule: Friday March 10th at 7 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free for residents | Non-residents $15
Registration: https://sainte-anne-de-bellevue.appvoila.com/en/ | Limited spots

We invite you to a colorful evening of zen! Join Laura for a fluorescent yoga session, Black lights, body paint and glow sticks are on the menu.

Don't miss it!


Skating and sliding

Come and enjoy the great outdoors with classic activities such as sliding and skating. A portion of our rinks is set up for ice hockey and another is dedicated to free skating.

Harpell Park - Outdoor Skating Rink

Spring Break Schedule: February 24th to March 11th,daily from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.*
*Return to regular schedule on Sunday, March 12th.

Aumais Park - Outdoor rink and sliding area

Spring Break Schedule:
February 24th to March 11th,daily from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.*
* Return to regular schedule on Sunday, March 12th.


Snowman Contest

Who will create the most impressive snowman in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue?

Whether it’s your favorite superhero, dressed in a costume or painted, let your imagination run free! Send us your best photos to loisirs@sadb.qc.ca and be sure to include your name and phone number. The deadline to send your photos is Sunday, March 12.

Get a chance to win one of three $30 gift cards from the game store, La Ribouldingue!
Winners will be announced on our Facebook page on Monday March 13th.

By entering the contest and submitting your photos, you agree to have them posted on various social media platforms used by the City of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.