Register for an Accès Loisirs activity free of charge

Last updated May 9, 2024

In some Montréal boroughs, thanks to the Accès Loisirs program, you can register free of charge for arts and sports activities if you are in a low-income situation. Learn how.

Dates, places and registration terms and conditions vary from one borough to another. Find out if your borough is participating in this program.

Activities for every age and lifestyle

Activities include aquafitness, swimming, drawing and painting classes, yoga, dance, fitness, badminton, soccer, basketball, Zumba, Pilates, gymnastics, martial arts, ball field hockey, golf, bootcamp, table tennis and much more.

Movie and museum passes are also available.

Activities may vary from borough to borough and from session to session.

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To register, visit the recreation centre in your area at the times listed below. 
All Montréal residents are eligible. 

Winter 2024 session

Registration dates :

Friday, January 12 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Centre Saints-Martyrs-Canadiens, 10125 Rue Parthenais
  • Centre culturel et communautaire de Cartierville, 12225 Rue Grenet

Saturday, January 13 from 9 a.m. to noon

  • Centre Henri-Julien, 9300 Rue Saint-Denis

Required documents

  • Proof of annual income: Notice of assessment, claim booklet or provincial tax return showing line 199.
  • Proof of Montréal address. You can present your proof of identity and of residence card for a person without legal status or awaiting legal status (the “Accès Sans Peur” card), if you have one.

Communication channels

Centre Henri-Julien

514-872-3272

This service is not offered in this borough.

This service is not offered in this borough.

Registration date for the Summer 2024 session

Date : June 19, 2024, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where

  • 25, 18e Avenue à Lachine
  • Bibliothèque de Saint-Pierre au 183, rue Des Érables, pour les activités offertes à Saint-Pierre

Required documents

  • Proof of income: Notice of assessment or claim booklet, pay stub
  • Proof of address

This service is not offered in this borough.

This service is not offered in this borough.

Registration date for the Fall 2023 session

Tuesday, September 12, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., at these locations:

  • Côte-Saint-Paul, Émard and Saint-Henri:

Alternatives communautaires d’habitation et d’intervention de milieu (ACHIM), at 5940 Monk Blvd.

  • Little Burgundy and Griffintown:

Coalition de la Petite-Bourgogne, at 741 Rue des Seigneurs

  • Pointe-Saint-Charles:

Bibliothèque Saint-Charles, 3rd floor, 1050 Rue d’Hibernia

Wednesday, September 13, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.:

Centre culturel George-Vanier, at 2450 Rue Workman

 

Registration date for the Winter 2024 session

Tuesday, January 16, from 2 p.m to 6 p.m., at these locations:

  • Côte-Saint-Paul, Émard and Saint-Henri:

Alternatives communautaires d’habitation et d’intervention de milieu (ACHIM), at 5940 Monk Blvd.

  • Little Burgundy and Griffintown:

Coalition de la Petite-Bourgogne, at 741 Rue des Seigneurs

  • Pointe-Saint-Charles:

Bibliothèque Saint-Charles, 3rd floor, 1050 Rue d’Hibernia

Wednesday, January 17, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.:

Centre culturel George-Vanier, at 2450 Rue Workman

This service is not offered in this borough.

To find out the eligibility conditions, visit the Accès-Loisirs page.

Registration for the winter 2024 session

To register, visit the recreation centre in your area at the times listed below. 

Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

Friday, January 12, 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Carrefour Parenfants
5021 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est (entrée sur la rue Ville-marie)

Mercier-Ouest

Friday, January 12, 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Escale Famille Le Triolet
6910 Avenue Pierre-De Coubertin

Mercier-Est

Saturday, January 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Maison des Familles de Mercier-Est
700 Rue Georges-Bizet

Required documents

  • Proof of annual income: Notice of assessment or claim booklet.
    Proof of address.

This service is not offered in this borough.

This service is not offered in this borough.

This service is not offered in this borough.

This service is not offered in this borough.

Registration date for the Winter 2024 session : Thursday, January 11

Places are limited. First come, first served.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

  • Centre Gabrielle-et-Marcel-Lapalme, 5350 Rue Lafond, 2nd floor
  • Espace communautaire et citoyen, 5147 Rue Beaubien Est
  • Centre Père-Marquette, 1600 Rue De Drucourt

From 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Bibliothèque Marc-Favreau, 500 Boulevard Rosemont
  • Bibliothèque de Rosemont, 3131 Boulevard Rosemont
  • Bibliothèque de La Petite-Patrie, 6707 Avenue De Lorimier

Required documents

  • Proof of annual income: Notice of assessment or claim booklet.
  • Proof of address.

This service is not offered in this borough.

This service is not offered in this borough.

This service is not offered in this borough.

This service is not offered in this borough.

To register, visit the recreation centre in your area at the times listed below. 

Please bring all required documents with you.

Registration dates for the Fall 2023 session

Villeray

September 13 2023, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Maison des Grands-Parents de Villeray 
8078 Rue Drolet

Saint-Michel

September 13 2023, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Centre René-Goupil
4121, 42e Rue

Parc-Extension

September 21 2023, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Complexe William-Hingston
419 Rue Saint-Roch, reception area

Registration dates for the Winter 2024 session

Villeray

January 10 2024, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Maison des Grands-Parents de Villeray
8078 Rue Drolet

Saint-Michel

January 17 2024, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Centre Lasallien Saint-Michel
3001 Rue de Louvain Est

Parc-Extension

January 18 2024, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Aréna Howie-Morenz
8650 Avenue Querbes

Required documents

Proof of income: Income tax declaration or claim booklet