Trails in Rivière-des-Prairies and family activities

Rivière-des-Prairies Pointe-aux-Trembles, a neighbourhood in the north of Montreal, is a real hidden treasure on the island and a sportsman’s paradise! The borough already offers more than 29 free sports activities for all ages during the summer season. The program and all the details are available on the Active Zone website, which is well worth a visit to understand the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle for residents and visitors of RDP-PAT!

Whether it’s for long runs, family walks or bike rides, RDP-PAT’s extensive network of bike paths and parks will welcome you on over 50 kilometers of bike and pedestrian trails. Among this network are 40 heritage buildings, including the old Pointe-aux-Trembles mill, ensuring a breathtaking setting for your next getaway!


Afraid of getting lost among the many trails? Don’t worry, the borough of RDP-PAT has prepared 6 routes with a map to optimize your visit! Venture on the Discovery Trails, routes ranging from 5 to 17 km.


If you are at RDP-PAT on a Saturday, take the opportunity to stop at the Pointe-aux-Trembles village market. Discover about 20 local exhibitors offering all kinds of handicrafts! The market is open every Saturday until September 17.


For a must-see sporting event, add the BougeBouge Halloween Rivière-des-Prairies Pointe-aux-Trembles to your calendar! Spend the day before Halloween in a dynamic event and enjoy an unparalleled atmosphere as you run 1km, 2km, 5km, 10km or 21.1km to earn candy the next day! It’s the perfect event to combine festivities and sports with family and friends!


Cinema and terrace

Need to keep the kids busy this Friday night? Check out RDP-PAT’s free outdoor movie program! Held in various parks around the city, outdoor movies are a great opportunity to get some fresh air while relaxing!


Not too much of a movie? Opt for the Éphémère Terrace instead. Located in various parks in the borough, the Terrasse Éphémère is an ideal gathering place for a dinner with family or friends! Share a meal outdoors while enjoying the atmosphere provided by the DJ and the organized activities!

Water activities

Bordering the shores of the St. Lawrence and the Rivière des Prairies, RDP-PAT is full of water activities to discover! Starting with the magnificent East Beach, it’s the perfect place to relax on the weekend or to get a little exercise! Water sports equipment rental, beach volleyball, water games… it’s all there!


In addition, take advantage of one of the three cruises offered by the borough. There is something for everyone!

  • The Heritage Cruise: It will satisfy your thirst for learning! Spend 2 hours on the shores of the St. Lawrence with a guide who will explain the history of the borough and its rich heritage!
  • The fireworks, wine and cheese cruise: It will satisfy your appetite and your eyes! Admire the spectacular Loto Québec fireworks while enjoying a tasting of local wines and cheeses. A perfect evening for you and your significant other or to enjoy the fireworks in a different way with the kids!
  • The Skawanoti Cruise: Finally, this option offers you a much closer to nature option. Learn more about the local fauna and flora on board an electric boat! A one hour cruise in perfect harmony with nature!