Registration to activities
- No places are guaranteed.
- The carte-loisirs must be valid on the activity start date.
- Regardless of his or her age, every participant must have a valid carte-loisirs.
- It is possible to register for more than one activity online via Loisirs en ligne.
Montreal residents are given the first opportunity to register for the services offered by the Borough.
Unless otherwise stated, all registration fees must be paid in full at the time of registration. Credit card payments only are accepted for registrations made via Loisirs en ligne. For onsite registration, fees may be paid in cash, by Interac or by Visa and MasterCard.
In some cases, registration fees are payable by cheque to the appropriate recreational organization whose name appears in the activity description. It is therefore important to carefully read the information specific to each activity.
Low-income families of Saint-Laurent who meet certain pre-established eligibility criteria can obtain discounts on fees for most activities offered by the Borough (and not by the recreational organizations). Information available at the Centre des loisirs. No refunds will be issued after registration. Information available at the Centre des loisirs.
Refunds and cancellation
The Direction de la culture, des sports, des loisirs et du développement social reserves the right to cancel any activity. In the event an activity is cancelled, fees will be refunded in full. The Direction also reserves the right to cancel a maximum of one course without issuing a refund in the event of a situation that is beyond its control.
Refunds will be granted only if the reason provided for withdrawing is deemed to be important. A medical certificate will be required if a refund is requested as a result of illness. In the event of a withdrawal, a $20 administrative fee applies as well as a prorated fee reflecting the number of classes completed prior to the request date. The final decision will be made by Borough authorities.
A different refund policy applies for the day camps and for each recreational organization. Information available from the different organizations..
Reservation of recreational facilities
The many recreational facilities in Saint-Laurent parks provide residents with the opportunity to enjoy activities of all kind. These include baseball fields, basketball courts, bocce and bowls areas, football and soccer fields and volleyball courts, in addition to hockey arenas, sledding hills, and skating rinks during the winter. Information and reservations: 514 956-2580, extension 4702
Aréna Raymond-Bourque sests aside time slots for citizens to reverse a skating rink. Information and reservations: 514 956-2580, extension 4700
Centre des loisirs
The Centre des loisirs rents out some of its facilities to organizations for community activities.
Information and reservations: 514-855-6110, extension 4926 or 4707
The activities offered at the Centre des loisirs are open to breastfeeding mothers and their nursing infants. Under special circumstances, during activities in which the child’s safety may be at risk, reasonable accommodation will be made. In all cases, the mother is urged to exercise sound judgment. Information: 311
The carte-loisirs is an ID card for anyone who wishes to participate in activities offered by the Direction de la culture, des sports, des loisirs et du développement social. It provides access to many activities, and entitles the holder to benefit from advantages and discounts on certain services offered by the Borough of Saint-Laurent and by recreational organizations. The card may also be used to borrow items throughout the Ville de Montréal’s network of public libraries. A carte-loisirs without a photo is issued for children aged three and under. The carte-loisirs is now offered free of charge to all citizens.
Cost: Offered free of charge to individuals.
Where to obtain the carte-loisirs?
- Bibliothèque du Boisé
- Bibliothèque du Vieux-Saint-Laurent
- Centre des loisirs
Reception desk hours at the Centre des loisirs:
Until August 26, 2017
Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
August 29, 2017 to May 26, 2018
Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Wednesday, until 8 p.m.
(Closed September 5, October 10, from December 23 to January 3, April 14 and 17, and May 22)
Business hours may be extended during the registration period.
Offered free of charge, the resident carte-loisirs is reserved exclusively for residents of Montréal. The card is valid for 2 years. It is mandatory for registration to activities.
- Adult: Diver’s license or ID card with picture and a proof of residence (telephone, electricity, or gas bill).
- Children: Report card or birth certificate with the parent’s name and a father’s or mother’s proof of residence.
To renew a carte-loisirs, residents must provide their expired card.
Lost or damaged cards
If the carte-loisirs is lost or damaged, a $3 replacement fee will be charged for an adult and 2$ for a child.
If the holder changes address, the carte-loisirs will be replaced at no charge upon presentation of a proof of address.
The carte-loisirs is valid for 2 years. Upon expiry, the card must be renewed.
Offered free of charge for individuals, the non-resident carte-loisirs is intended for non-residents of Montréal. It is valid for 1 year. It is mandatory for registration, and non-residents will be charged registration fees that are 33.33% higher (to a maximum of $50) than those charged to residents. Important to note, non-resident card holders are not eligible for badminton and library memberships.
Annual membership that grants right to rent facilities
Rental fees not included
• Organization card
Per year: $31
• Business card
Per year: $61
Debit cards are the only accepted method of payment for participation in open activities. The debit card allows to pay the initial fee related to certain activities, such as badminton, public skating, open hockey, etc., without having to handle cash, and also allows the holder to bring a guest to public activities. Debit cards are refundable at any time.
Cost: $10 plus taxes
Where to obtain the debit card?
- Centre des loisirs
- Borough hall – Citizens’ office
- Bibliothèque du Vieux-Saint-Laurent