MONTREAL, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Spring break is the perfect opportunity to play outside as well as inside at parc Jean-Drapeau! Including original winter activities and educational cultural activities for children and adults, the majestic site of parc Jean-Drapeau is the perfect place for family getaways only 5 minutes away from downtown Montreal.
Teletraction snowboarding and skiing
New this year, teletraction snowboarding and skiing allows sport enthusiasts to enjoy themselves on an array of ramps and obstacles set up on the site. Introductory lessons are also offered to beginners.
Guided snowshoes tours
An original way to discover Parc Jean Drapeau's wooded trails, during the day or at night, accompanied by a seasoned guide. The tour will take you to the Tour de Lévis Tower, providing you with a great view of the city of Montréal.
Cross-country and snowshoe trails
Set up in the wooded areas and alongside the river, the easy-level cross-country ski trails are ideal for anyone who wants to get into this sliding sport. You can rent skis and snowshoes on site at Ecorecreo, if you wish.
Game Story at Stewart Museum
Come discover old fashioned pastimes by playing some of yesterday's games that are as much fun as today's! Fifteen games and DIYs, all linked to our unique collection, will please everyone. Get set… play! Free for children 12 and under.
Biosphère, Environment Museum
For a better understanding of major environmental issues, the Biosphère has many educational exhibitions on air, water, biodiversity, climate change, sustainable development, and much more!
For schedules, fares and more information on activities during spring break (until Sunday, March 9), visit parcjeandrapeau.com.
SOURCE: SOCIETE DU PARC JEAN-DRAPEAU
For further information:
Société du parc Jean-Drapeau
514-977-3330 or [email protected]