Winter Fun: An invitation to stay active during the cold season
Every Saturday in February, citizens of Vaudreuil-Dorion are invited to make the best of the season by taking part in sports activities that will be held at Maison-Valois Park. The Winter Fun initiative aims to encourage people to play outside and stay active during the cold months.
Every Saturday, the public will be invited to try out various activities that take place on snow, ice or simply in the great outdoors.
February 1: Sports activities
Instructors from the Centre Multisports will offer yoga, family cardio and zumba classes.
February 8: Hockey Weekend
In the company of Karl Walcott from the television series Le Chalet, visitors will be invited to participate in ball hockey games in the park’s parking lot. Equipment (sticks, goggles and balls) will be available on site. It will also be possible to enjoy this free activity on Friday evening and Sunday.
February 15: Adapted sports in collaboration with Parrainage civique Vaudreuil-Soulanges
In the company of Alexandre Bilodeau, two-time gold medalist in freestyle moguls at the Vancouver and Sochi Olympic Games, participants will have the chance to explore different adapted sports such as sledge hockey, sledging adapted for skiing, goal ball, etc. Snow scooters will also be available.
February 22: A evening of skating and torchlit snowshoeing with music
The park's ice ring will come alive at night with the musical portion provided by a DJ. Alternatively, two torchlit snowshoe treks are planned, at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. during which participants can enjoy listening to a story.
February 29: Introduction to cross-country skiing presented by Ski de fond Québec
In addition to free trials open to all, classes will be offered for young people between the ages of 4 and 12. These are reserved for citizens of Vaudreuil-Dorion and registration is required online or in person at the Recreation and Culture Department starting at 9:00 a.m. on February 3rd.
The activities are all offered free of charge and will take place at variable times. For complete details and schedules, see the calendar of activities.