Want to borrow cross-country skis, skates, snowshoes, sleds, snow scooters, inner tubes, walking sticks, ice cleats or kites? Here is what you need to know about reserving outdoor equipment at a large park, neighbourhood park or four libraries.
You can rent cross-country skis, snowshoes, sleds, crazy carpets at the following parks:
- Parc-nature du Cap-Saint-Jacques
- Parc-nature du Bois-de-Liesse secteur Des Champs
- Parc-nature de l’Île-de-la-Visitation
- Parc-nature de la Pointe-aux-Prairies secteur Héritage
- Parc-nature du Bois-de-L’Île-Bizard
Reservations are required, can only be made online and are open 14 days in advance.
It is possible to rent a sled adapted for cross-country skiing at the Pointe-aux-Prairies, Île-de-la-Visitation and Cap-Saint-Jacques nature parks.
Parc du Mont-Royal
You can rent cross-country skis, snowshoes, skates and inner tubes for sliding.
Young people aged 17 and under (accompanied by an adult) living on the island of Montréal can borrow equipment for free (cross-country skis and snowshoes), upon presentation of a proof of residence.
No reservations. First come, first served.
Three all-terrain wheelchairs adapted for trail rides on hard-packed snow are available for free loan at Mount Royal Park. No reservations required. First come, first served.
Starting in mid-January, you will be able to borrow cross-country skis, snowshoes and kites on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as during spring break.
Reservation is required.
You can rent skates, cross-country skis, snowshoes, winter bikes, snow scooters and sleds.
Parc La Fontaine
Starting in mid-January, you can rent cross-country skis, snowshoes, skates, snow scooters, sleds, skating aids and helmets at the park chalet.
In neighbourhood parks
Neighbourhood parks lots of winter fun on the ice or the hills. You can borrow equipment from the following boroughs.
You can borrow skates, sleds, helmets and snowshoes in five parks.
You can borrow skates, cross-country skis and snowshoes.
You can borrow skates, cross-country skis, snowshoes and , snow scooters for free.
Parcours Gouin offers outdoor equipment. You can rent or borrow snowshoes and fatbikes. Young people aged 17 and under living on the island of Montréal can borrow cross-country skis for free, upon presentation of a proof of residence.
Esplanade Tranquille’s ice rink
You can rent skates and skate racks (children).
A walker, an adapted tubular canoe chair and a lugiglace (designed to accommodate a wheelchair) are available for rent.
In four libraries
You can borrow children’s sleds, adult and children’s snowshoes, snowshoe tails, adult walking poles and ice cleats in four libraries.