Want to borrow cross-country skis, skates, snowshoes, a sled, a snow scooter, a snow tube, walking sticks, crampons or a kite ski? Find out everything you need to know to reserve outdoor recreation equipment in a park, at a skating rink or at a library.
In the large parks
Loan of cross-country skis, snowshoes and kite on Saturdays and Sundays and during spring break.
Loan of all-terrain wheelchairs at the TOHU reception pavilion. These wheelchairs are suitable for trail outings.
Parc du Mont-Royal
Rental of cross-country skis, snowshoes, skates and snow tubes.
Loan of cross-country skis and snowshoes for minors living on the island of Montréal, accompanied by an adult. Proof of residence is required.
Rental of skates, cross-country skis, snowshoes, winter bikes, snow scooters, sleds and accessories, such as helmets and ice-skating support aids.
Parc La Fontaine
Rental of snowshoes, skates, snow scooters, sleds, ice-skating support aids and helmets.
Rental of winter bikes (fatbikes), skates, helmets and ice-skating support aids.
In the nature parks
Rental of cross-country skis, snowshoes and sliding carpets at the following nature parks:
- Parc-nature de l’Île-de-la-Visitation
- Parc-nature de la Pointe-aux-Prairies, Héritage sector
- Parc-nature du Bois-de-Liesse, Des Champs sector
- Parc-nature du Cap-Saint-Jacques
- Parc-nature du Bois-de-L’Île-Bizard
Loan of cross-country skis and snowshoes for minors living on the island of Montréal. Proof of residence is required.
Online reservation required maximum 14 days in advance.
Loan of hippocampe wheelchair at the Parc-nature du Cap-Saint-Jacques and the Parc-nature du Bois-de-Liesse. Adapted equipment lets the user get around on uneven trails.
Loan of cross-country sit skis at the Parc-nature du Cap-Saint-Jacques, the Parc-nature de l’Île-de-la-Visitation, the Parc-nature du Bois-de-Liesse and the Parc-nature de la Pointe-aux-Prairies. Cross-country sit skis are meant for trails on fairly even terrain and they require assistance from an accompanying person.
In local parks
Many local parks offer an equipment rental or loan service.
Dans les parcs de quartier
De nombreux parcs de quartier offrent des services de location ou de prêt d’équipement.
At skating rinks
Esplanade Tranquille skating rink
Rental of skates, helmets and ice-skating support aids.
Loan of support equipment for people with limited mobility.
Loan of sleds, snowshoes and snowshoe extenders/tails, hiking poles and crampons at the following libraries:
- Bibliothèque Mordecai-Richler
- Bibliothèque Saul-Bellow
- Bibliothèque Marie-Uguay
- Bibliothèque de Rosemont