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RécréoParc Sainte-Catherine


RécréoParc Sainte-Catherine

Discover or rediscover the Récréoparc under a new angle aboard our nautical equipment. Enjoy the tranquility of this oasis of nature, just 10 minutes from downtown Montreal. For beginners, sign up for our introductory crash course and learn basic paddling techniques with our certified instructors or take part in our guided outings.


Opening hours - Reception Pavilion

  • 10 am to 6 pm
  • 9 am to 8 pm
  • 10 am to 6 pm

Opening hours - Nautical Pavilion

  • 9 am to 7 pm
  • 10 am to 6 pm

Business hours

We are waiting for you in this beautiful urban park bordered by the St. Laurent River located in the heart of Sainte-Catherine town, it is the ideal place for the practice of outdoor activities. We have the equipment you need to fully enjoy this bucolic place.


Discover our seasonal highlights at the RécréoParc!

Initiation to basic paddle board

This basic crash course will allow you to handle your board and your paddle, in order to practice this activity safely.

29$ / person

Taxes not included.

Duration 1h15

Basic initiation to kayaking

This introductory kayak course allows participants to learn basic techniques in calm waters, including launching and adjusting their kayak. Other notions are taught, such as paddling, balance, propulsion and stopping, and safe practice on water.

50$ / person

Taxes not included.

Duration 2h00

Guided kayaking excursion

Discover the magnificent shores of the RécréoParc by kayak and learn more about the history, the flora and fauna of this magnificent playground!

40$ / person

Taxes not included.

Duration 1h30

5 to 7 discoveries in kayak

Combining the learning of paddling techniques and the discovery of the shores of the RécréoParc, this activity is perfect for having fun with friends and family on the water. A light snack will be served at the end of the trip. Contact us for more information.

60$ / person

Taxes not included.

Duration 2h30

Want to spend the night at the RécréoParc?

Do you want to sleep under the stars at the RécréoParc, but you do not have the camping equipment required? We have everything you need for a comfortable stay in this beautiful urban campsite!
Ensemble camping base

The basic set


30% off for extra nights

  • Water can for 4 people
  • Small set of pots with oven mittens
  • Unbreakable dishes for 4 people
  • Cookware, including a can opener and a corkscrew
  • Aluminum foil for cooking on BBQ
  • Garbage bags
  • Soap and dish cloths
  • Knives and a chopping board
Ensemble camping deluxe

Deluxe camping set


30% off for extra nights

  • The basic set
  • Cooler
  • Camping mat
  • Flash light

Camping mat


30% off for extra nights

  • A ground matress for one night

Camping stove


30% off for extra nights

  • A camping stove for one night
Rental conditions
You are responsible for any breakage, damage, loss or theft of the equipment rented during the period of leasing and agree to pay the costs of repair or replacement;
You must respect the terms and the rental period agreed. A late checkout will incur additional charges, depending on the rate.
Upon return from the rental, a $15 fee can be added for cleaning, if the equipment is not returned in the same condition.

Our products, activities and services

Reception PavilionHourHalf day
Quadricycles 2 - 3 seats$18/h$38
Trolley or strollern/a$18
Fat Bike$20/h$30
Electric bike$15/h$25
Set of gamesn/a$10
Roller blades$10/h$20
Products on salePrice
Solar cream$12.99
Mosquito repellent$12.99
Propane tankcoming
Ice cream$4
Camping setNight
The basic set$20
Deluxe camping set$30
Camping stove$10
Camping mat$8
Nautical site*HourHald day
Simple kayak$15/h$39
Double kayak$20/h$49
Paddle board$15/h$32
Safety Training**$10/people - 20 minn/a
NOTE: A reservation is recommended for water activities.
*Life jacket and paddle provided
**Mandatory training for beginners

How to get there?



Écluse Sainte-Catherine:
Take the Pont-Levant Promenade;
Take the St. Catherine lock;
Turn left towards the reception pavilion.