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2016 School Break Week: An Avalanche of Activities!

22 février 2016

Montréal, le 22 février 2016 - February 29 - March 4, School Break Week will be in full swing! An avalanche of activities awaits youngsters to treat them to an entertaining week. For full information on the program of indoor and outdoor activities:

Centre culturel et communautaire Henri-Lemieux, 7644 rue Édouard
Within Music Week, bring the family to the theatre concert Les puces de Stradivarius (age 3-5 + age 6 and over) or the animated film Nicostratos le pélican (age 6 and over). Or take part in the workshops: an introduction to DJing and VJing or a combination of music, arts and crafts. Details may be found online at Passes are required and available at Centre culturel Henri-Lemieux: 514-367-5000 or

Public skating and hockey
For youngsters who enjoy public skating and hockey, go online and check out the time slots at Centre sportif Dollard-St-Laurent and the Bleu Blanc Bouge skating rink at, under "2016 School Break".

As for the outdoor skating rinks (at Raymond, Lefebvre, Hayward and Riverside parks), the rink conditions may be found on Ville de Montréal's Internet site:

Public swimming at Complexe aquatique Michel-Leduc
From Monday to Friday, the leisure pool will be open 9 a.m. – 8:55 p.m., and with the slide, 10 a.m. – 7:55 p.m. You will have access to the 25-metre shallow water pool 10 a.m. – 4:55 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 8:55 p.m., and to the 25-metre deep water pool, 11 a.m. – 4:55 p.m. For information: 514-367-6460 or, and click on English (En).

L'Octogone library
The library opens at 10 a.m. An ideal opportunity for youngsters to discover comic strips, magazines, novels, DVDs, CDs or the computer lab. Specially for school break week: creative, scientific and drawing workshops, storytelling, Wii and more. Information: 514-367-6379 or