Spring Break Fun in Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Spring Break Fun in Vaudreuil-Soulanges
Olivier Langevin
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We love nothing better than helping you to discover Vaudreuil-Soulanges! Our vibrant and welcoming corner of the world is brimming with things to do and experiences to enjoy. It fills us with a pride that we want to share with you. We’ll explore our visitors’ favourite picks for you, along with some great spots that are well worth discovering!

Spring break is around the corner, and if you're on the hunt for family-friendly activities to make the most of this week, look no further than Vaudreuil-Soulanges! Whether you're craving some fresh air adventures or seeking indoor inspiration to dodge unpredictable weather, there's something to keep everyone entertained here. Ready for a memorable break?

To help you plan your budget, we'll also let you know if these activities are free (F) or require payment ($).

Outdoor Adventures

Hit the Slopes at Mont Rigaud

For a fantastic day of skiing, Mont Rigaud is your go-to spot! Despite the mild temperatures, there is plenty of snow on Mont Rigaud for spring break and the station even has a special activity planned on March 9. How about a big costume party with live music and entertainment to end the week?

Dubbed the "ski kindergarten," this center is renowned for its top-notch beginner courses catering to all ages and skill levels. Opt for the Iniski and Inisurf package, which includes a 1.5-hour lesson, equipment rental, and a day pass for a fully equipped day of fun! Plus, with affordable rates, Mont Rigaud is a hit with families. Be sure to book ahead!

$ (Rates range from $13 to $51/person for the day)

Experience the Charm of Alpacas!

Get ready for an unforgettable experience at the farm Les Alpagas de la Petite Côte, open for visits throughout spring break, from March 1st to 10th. It's an ideal family-friendly activity! Engage in feeding and interacting with these adorable creatures. Plus, there are limited spots available for the feeding and fire package, offered at a reduced price for the month of March. Reservations are essential to meet the alpacas up close!

$ (Prices vary depending on the activity and age)

Embark on a Golden Flake Quest

Set off on a family mission at Parc Chartier-De Lotbinière in Rigaud! Follow the "Parcours ludique", a fun GPS course to track down the golden flake. But beware! Your journey will be filled with challenges, puzzles, and games! This free activity is available anytime through the Parcours Ludique mobile app.

While at Parc Chartier-De Lotbinière, make the most of your visit with a range of additional activities! From March 4th to 10th, you can rent equipment such as tubes, snowskates, ice bikes, and snow scooters. Be sure to book in advance.

F (Free park access and Parcours Ludique course. Note: A mobile phone is required for the course.)
$ ($5 equipment rental for non-residents)

Visit Ferme Quinn

Closed for the winter, Ferme Quinn reopens on March 1st! Families are welcome to have fun in their playground, visit the animals, and enjoy the fresh air in the fields. While the kids play outside, adults can stock up on fresh local products at the farm's shop! Every Saturday in March, Ferme Quinn also offers a "Maple Syrup Experience," where you can learn how maple syrup is made and finish the experience with a maple taffy on snow!

F (General site admission is free)
$ ($8/person for the maple syrup experience)

Take a Family Hike in Nature

Explore the various trails of L’escapade on Mont Rigaud and soak in the natural beauty of our region's landscapes.

F (Free access and parking)
$ ($19.50 snowshoe rental for the day)

Give Fatbiking a Try!

Fatbiking is gaining popularity, and many parks in the region offer bike rentals for you to try out this winter sport! The weekend of March 2nd will be your last chance to rent equipment for the 2024 season at Parc nature Pointe-des-Cascades. Hurry up to reserve your spot!

Other places where you can rent a fatbike:
Plage de Saint-Zotique
Mont Rigaud
Parc-nature Harwood

If you have your own equipment, you could be interested in trying out these trails:
Sentiers de L'escapade
Parc du canal de Soulanges (No fatbike? No problem! The Soulanges cycle path is cleared of snow in winter, and with this year's mild temperatures, why not simply take out the "summer" bikes?)

$ (prices vary)

Embrace the Outdoors!

Venture to Parc Nature Les Forestiers-de-Saint-Lazare for an epic outdoor excursion! If temperatures allow, glide across the illuminated ice rink, explore scenic forest trails via cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, and indulge in some tubing thrills. No gear? No problem! The park offers on-site rentals to ensure you're all set for your adventure.

$ (Prices vary; Family pass for the day = $30)

Indoor Fun

Zig Zag Zoo: Where Kids Rule!

Zig Zag Zoo is a paradise for energetic kids! Tailored for primary and preschool-aged children, this indoor wonderland boasts a play area, trampoline basketball, and a light-up floor, ensuring endless entertainment while parents enjoy a peaceful coffee break, keeping a watchful eye on their little adventurers.

$ (Rates vary)

Discover the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Regional Museum

During spring break (March 2nd to 10th, 2024), the Musée régional de Vaudreuil-Soulanges hosts a special themed week for young visitors. Families can delve into four exhibition rooms, engaging in interactive activities like trivia, "Search and Find," coloring badges featuring Cyprienne, the museum's mouse mascot, and unleashing their creativity through artistic productions.

$ (Various rates apply. Family admission = $16)

Get Creative at Bricolo-Café Céramique

Bricolo-Café Céramique offers an exciting activity for budding artists to express themselves by painting personalized ceramic pieces. While crafting, indulge in delicious sandwiches and quality coffee for a delightful artistic experience.

$ (Prices vary based on ceramic selection)

Savour Maple Magic at the Sugar Shack

Why not treat the family to a maple-filled adventure at the sugar shack? Many maple farms open their doors during spring break, including Érablière Du Ruisseau, hosting a family day on March 9th. Enjoy face painting, horse-drawn sleigh rides, and meet the alpacas at La Belle et ses bêtes farm.

With numerous sugar shacks in the region, find your perfect spot for a sweet experience. Happy sugaring season!

$ (Prices and services vary)

For more winter fun ideas, check out these 8 different activities!

Dive into Spring Break Events

Each year, attractions and municipalities in Vaudreuil-Soulanges organize a plethora of diverse activities for spring break. Don't miss out! Check your municipality's schedule for exciting events nearby. Here are some events, open to the general public, that you might enjoy:

Spectacle de magie "Un brin de folie" - Vaudreuil-Dorion - March 4 - F

Movie presentation "Migration" (in French) - Vaudreuil-Dorion - March 5 - F

Spectacle "Le livre magique" (In French)- Vaudreuil-Dorion - March 5 - F (Reservations required)

Drop in activities at Complexe Sportif de Saint-Lazare - Saint-Lazare - March 4 to 8 - $ (Prices vary depending on activity.)

Mont Rigaud's Boom des neiges - Rigaud - March 9 - $ (Prices vary)

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