Located at the southern end of a 122,000 square metre (1,313,208 square feet) man-made lake on Notre Dame Island, this sandy beach allows visitors to enjoy a seaside atmosphere in the middle of the city. The lake can be used for swimming, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking.
Parc des Îles
Montréal's largest park, Parc de Iles is easily reached by metro and a popular venue for outdoor lovers and athletes. Nautical equipment rental available. 15 km trail for biking and inline skating, rentals available. 3km trail for hiking, activity fee required. Snowshoe rental available at the Stewart Museum, call 1 514 861-6701.