5 family activities to do

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Petits et grands seront choyés ! Quelques suggestions pour ce top 5 des activités à faire en famille à Salaberry-de-Valleyfield.

  • Visit the Chocolate Interpretation Centre Petite Grange. Upon reservation, you can visit the chocolate factory, discover the methods of making pralines and chocolates and taste some samples while your there. The company produces pralines , truffles and twenty varieties of chocolates . Since the Petite Grange is also a pastry bakery offering a wide range of fresh products, take the opportunity to get a homemade lunch box prepared for your next day outdoor activity.

    Discover or rediscover the beach of the Parc régional des îles-de-Saint-Timothée. An exceptional natural swimming area surrounded by islands. The water is known for its high quality, grade A. Feel like doing a water sports? The site offers kayak, pedal boat and even paddle board (SUP) rentals. You forgot to prepare your picnic? No worries, the snack bar can help you satisfay your hunger. A wooded path leads you to the beach, kids playground and also volleyball court directly on the site. Enjoy the calm natural surroundings, BBQs are not allowed on site. PS - If you bring your bike, you can enjoy 7.7 km of bike path around the islands.

    The Complexe aquatique extérieur du parc Delpha-Sauvé - another spot for swimming, but this time in the heart of downtown . Nevertheless, benefiting from a remarkable natural setting along the St. Francis Bay , this resort offers a heated pool, a large sliding spiral , a lazy river , swimming dedicated corridors , a paddling pool and games of 'water. Certain advantage : the site is located just off the main playground of the park and close to shops , restaurants and dairy counters. Le Complexe aquatique extérieur du parc Delpha-Sauvé, un autre lieu de baignade pour faire trempette, mais cette fois-ci en plein coeur du centre-ville. Bénéficiant néanmoins d'un cadre naturel remarquable en bordure de la baie Saint-François, ce complexe met à votre disposition une piscine chauffée, une grande glissage en spirale, une rivière à courant, des couloirs de nage dédiés, une pateaugeoire et des jeux d'eau. Avantage certain : le site est situé juste à côté de l'aire de jeux principale du parc et à proximité des commerces, restos et comptoirs laitiers.


  • Discover the region by bike. The regional cycle network is listed among the 10 most memorable rides Guide Ulysse 2015 Salaberry-de-Valleyfield gives access to more than 140 km of paved bike paths, which can be easily explore by families. A few suggestions courses and tours are available , depending on the motivation of each and the distance desired . In all cases , the maritime shuttle can connect several sections of the course, including the network of the Parc Régional de Beauharnois-Salaberry.

Crédit photo : Deny Cardinal