Watercrafts

During the summer season, take a trip on the Baie de Vaudreuil aboard one of the four types of watercraft for hire in Parc de la Maison-Valois: canoes, kayaks, paddle boards and pedal boats.

Boat rental

Cost

  30 minutes 1 hour 2 hours
Vaudreuil-Dorion residents $8 $12 $20
Non-residents $12 $20 $30

*Payment methods accepted: cash, debit or credit cards

Reservations 

Reservations can be made 48 hours in advance for residents at 438 884-1419
No same day reservations

Schedule 

  • June 11 to July 17: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • July 18 to 31: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • August 1 to 28: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • September 3 to 5: 10 a.m .to 6 p.m.

Information

ID is required to rent a watercraft.

Floatation jackets are provided.

Nautical programming

Registration

Registration for activities required, online or by phone starting June 6, 9 a.m. (residents) and June 13, 9 a.m. (all)

ACTIVITIES AT MAISON-VALOIS PARK

Water sports discovery day

  • Saturday, July 9, 1 to 4 p.m.

Take advantage of this day to learn how to canoe, kayak, paddleboard and pedal boat for free. Proof of residency required.

In case of rain, the activity will be postponed to Sunday July 10.

Sunrise and sunset kayak tours

  • Saturday, June 25, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
  • Saturday, July 9, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. 
  • Saturday, July 30, 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 6, 5 to 7 a.m. 
  • Cost: $25 (resident) | $30 (non-resident) 
  • Parc de la Maison-Valois

Guided kayak trips 

  • Mondays, June 20, July 11, August 1, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. 
  • Cost: $25 (resident) | $30 (non-resident) 
  • Parc de la Maison-Valois

Guided paddleboarding outings 

  • Thursdays, June 23, July 7, July 21 and August 4, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 (resident) | $30 (non-resident) 
  • Parc de la Maison-Valois

SUP skills course - calm water essentials

Introductory paddleboarding course leading to a Paddle Canada Basic Calm Water Skills certification. Skills covered include kneeling and standing board positions, propulsion and steering techniques and safety awareness.

  • Thursdays, June 30, July 14 and July 28, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 (resident) | $30 (non-resident) 
  • Parc de la Maison-Valois

Paddleboarding at sunrise and at high tide

  • Saturday, July 9, from 4:45 to 5:45 a.m.
  • Tuesday, July 13, 9:30 to10:30 p.m.
  • Friday, August 12, 9 to 10:15 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 (resident) | $30 (non-resident) 
  • Parc de la Maison-Valois

Paddleboard social outing 

Collaborative games and ride, followed by an evening show at Le 405 Park

  • Fridays, July 8, August 5 and August 26, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 (resident) | $30 (non-resident) 
  • Parc de la Maison-Valois

COURSES AT PARC-NATURE DE L'ÎLE-AUX-TOURTES (Breslay Street)

Limited places

SUP-fitness classes

June 27 to August 14 (7 weeks)
Possibility of resuming during the week of August 15 to 21

  • Tuesdays, 6 to 6:55 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 6 to 6:55 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 9:30 to 10:25 a.m.
  • Cost: $20 (resident) | $25 (non-resident)
  • Parc-nature de l'Île-aux-Tourtes 

Free trial on Saturday, June 18, 9:30 a.m. to 10:25 a.m.

The Saturday, July 9 class will be moved to the Maison-Valois Park for the Fête du nautisme.

SUP Yoga Classes 

June 27 to August 14 (7 weeks)
Possibility of resuming during the week of August 15 to 21

  • Tuesdays, 7:05 to 8 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 7:05 to 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 10:35 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $20 (resident) | $25 (non-resident)

Parc-nature de l'Île-aux-Tourtes 

Free trial on Saturday, June 18, 10:35 to 11:30 a.m.

The Saturday, July 9 class will be moved to the Maison-Valois Park for the Fête du nautisme.

Parent-Teen SUP Class ($)

Introduction, balance and collaborative games

  • Saturday, July 9, 1:30 to 2:25 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 13, 11:40 a.m. to 12:35 p.m.
  • Cost: $20 (resident) | $25 (non-resident)
  • Parc-nature de l'Île-aux-Tourtes 

Access to water

Closing: Mid-October

For small non-motorized boats

  • Maison-Valois Park dock
  • Le 405 park dock (installation to come)
  • Maison Félix-Leclerc dock (installation to come)
  • Esther-Blondin Park dock

Launching ramp for motorized boats

  • Esther-Blondin Park

Free for residents, $20 for non-residents on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
Closed on June 9, 10, 11 and 12 (Les Seigneuriales) and June 24 (National Holiday).

See the interactive map for exact park locations.

Information

For more information, contact the Recreation and Culture Department by e-mail or at 450-455-3371, option 4.    

Cancellation Info Line: In case of uncertain weather, call 450 424-8502 to ensure that outdoor activities will be held.