Pierrefonds-Roxboro offers an incomparable natural richness, high quality facilities, an active cultural life and many modern sports facilities.
Located northwest of the island of Montréal and bordered to the north by the Rivière des Prairies for an impressive 27 km, the Borough is made up of a multitude of residential neighbourhoods, where greenery and tranquility prevail. There are more than 71,000 inhabitants with many faces who enrich the social fabric of our creative, active and supportive community.
Residents find a peaceful and stimulating living environment with access to many natural spaces, including 4 large nature parks and 80 neighbourhood parks. They also benefit from 2 commuter train stations, 2 public outdoor swimming pools, 2 libraries, a cultural centre and 3 community centres.
The only borough with a special status in the French language Law: Pierrefonds-Roxboro is predominantly bilingual.
In Pierrefonds-Roxboro, we are taking care of you!
Communicating is important to us! Free activities, news, practical information, public notices, shows and more... The Borough informs its residents in several ways:
- 1 municipal magazine 3 times a year (January, May and August) - the reference tool;
- 1 animated Facebook page (follow us!)
- 1 monthly newsletter
- 1 mobile app Notices and Alerts
- 1 automated emergency notification system (CodeRed)
- 1 YouTube channel
- 1 point of service Access Montreal Office (in person)
- 1 Permits Office for all your construction and occupancy needs
Located at the western end of the Borough, Cap-Saint-Jacques is characterized by the beauty of its green spaces and its historical character as a small village, where you can find the Grande ligne and the Petit fort. The new Heritage District on the lake contrasts with the rural aspect of the area. Nature parks, ecoterritories, bike paths and the beach are an outdoor haven.
In the 1980s and 1990s, the neighbourhood experienced a rapid growth by welcoming many new residential developments, parks, a school, and a community centre to serve this new population living in Pierrefonds. Young families of professionals can enjoy several sports fields at Grier Park, a public swimming pool and even a summer public market at du Château-Pierrefonds Park.
Saint-Charles commercial pole
Always in motion, the Saint-Charles commercial pole is the longest north-south shopping street in the Borough! There are various local shops notably. Nearby, the Yuile park where the first TrekFit course was built for outdoor exercise enthusiasts. boulevard Saint-Charles leads to Highway 40 and to the future REM antenna under construction.
This residential area, built in the 1960s in a former maple grove, is bordered to the east by boulevard Jacques-Bizard and to the south by boulevard Pierrefonds, a well located and well frequented commercial area. Many streets benefit from wooded areas where the presence of mature trees ensures tranquility, among schools and neighbourhood parks.
Institutional zone (schools, Borough hall, CLSC, library, cultural centre, community centre, fire station, local shops) which constitutes the centre of the borough and where we find the Rive-Boisée district with its view on the river, its condominium buildings, the multisports fields of the George Springate Sports Centre. A high quality cultural life animates this sector.
An active life awaits you in this neighbourhood known for its many sports facilities such as Brook Park (baseball) and Riverdale Park (football) adjacent to the high school of the same name. A new public outdoor swimming pool, Versailles, has been built on the banks of the Rivière des Prairies.
More than 100 years ago, this community was built around the Roxboro-Pierrefonds commuter train station, the future REM train station. The commercial pole of the rue Centre-Commerciale, the boulevard Gouin Ouest and a library serve the population of this area, which has also established itself for its many green spaces. Among these is the Roxboro Island.
Combining the new renovated marina, the future Sunnybrooke station of the REM train network, the entrance to Bois-de-Liesse Park, the largest housing cooperative in Canada and the solidarity fruits and vegetables public market, this large sector along the Rivière des Prairies offers a breathtaking view of the water. It is an important community resource centre for newcomers.