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COMMUNITY

Associations Directory



Arts and Culture

Dorval Artisans Guild

Artisans meet for demonstrations, workshops, and special events. The major annual event is the “Salon des artisans de Dorval”, which takes place in November. The membership fee is $15 per year for Dorval residents and $25 for non-residents. Application forms are available at the SDCC, the SACC, as well as on the Dorval Artisans’ Guild’s website.

1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Artists Association

The Dorval Artists Association offers its members, Dorval residents and the general public several courses and workshops during the year. Dorval residents are given priority for course registration.

Monthly meetings are usually scheduled between the months of September and June and take place on the first Tuesday of every month. Guest artists are often invited to give a conference or demonstrate a specific art technique to those present following most meetings. The schedule of invited guest artists is available on the association’s website, and these presentations are open to everyone with a minimal fee of $5 for non-members.

Several activities and exhibitions take place throughout the year for our members. The annual membership fee for Dorval residents is of $20, provided space is available for new members.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Historical Society

The mandate of the Dorval Historical Society is to preserve Dorval’s history and make it known. Volunteers are present on Wednesday mornings at the Community Centre to help people who wish to consult the Society’s archives.

The Society also edits the Heritage Dorval magazine, an annual publication full of anecdotes and testimonies from our local history. The Heritage Dorval magazine is available for $5 at the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage or at the Historical Society locale at the SDCC.

The Historical Society participates in many events including Montréal’s Architectural Heritage Operation, the Journées de la culture, and Rendez-vous. In the summer months, the group organizes tours of old Dorval homes and historical sites. The Society has also produced a 5 km walking-tour guide of historical Dorval, copies of which are available in municipal buildings.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4170

Dorval Potters Guild

For 30 years, the Dorval Potters Guild has been an association where potters can work and share their talents. Courses are offered to young people and to adults. The Guild, with the City’s support, keeps a well equipped studio at the SDCC and organises exhibitions in May and December.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval School of Ballet

The Dorval School of Ballet offers classical dance lessons to children four and over, as well as to adults who wish to tone their muscles and improve their posture.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec

Telephone: 514 633-4170

Dorval Scribes

This group of calligraphy enthusiasts meets monthly. The “Scribes” participate in the Winter Festival, Dorval Celebrates, and other cultural and community events. The Scribes extend an invitation to all intermediate or advanced participants to join their meetings.

For more information, please contact Christa Schultz:

Telephone: 514 631-4474

Dorval Weavers Guild

A gathering of people sharing the same interest: weaving of natural fibers such as wool, cotton, bamboo, silk, linen, synthetic fibers, and even plastic. Meetings are held monthly to discuss weaving and each month the topics vary: a new technique to develop, a lecture or demonstration, a weavers' show-and-tell and problem-solving chats. Cooperation is the guiding principle of the group: ideas, fibers, techniques, patterns, and mutual help. Together the members select projects that each member will weave in turn. You can meet the members during different events: the annual expo-sale in May, studio visit as part of the Journées de la culture, Dorval Celebrates, and the Winter Festival.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Friends of the Dorval Library

Since December 2003, the Friends of the Dorval Library, a non-profit organization, have been supporting the Dorval Library with several promotions, fundraising events, and volunteering. Thanks to their activities, the Friends enable the Library to continue offering the best book collections, pertinent services, and the latest technology.

Join the Friends of the Dorval Library and support your library by participating in promotional events, helping with fundraising and providing volunteer assistance. Friends receive a periodic newsletter and have the occasion to attend a variety of special activities.

Registration forms are available at the Library and on the Friends of the Dorval Library’s website.

1401 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4170

Lakeshore Concert Band

The Lakeshore Concert Band is a musical community group made up of amateur musicians of different ages and origins, united by their passion to create music. The group performs in the Montreal Urban Community and the vicinity. The group is always looking for new members. If you are interested in joining the Lakeshore Concert Band, do not hesitate to contact them for more information.

46 Sunny Acres
Baie-D'Urfé, Quebec
H9X 3B9

Telephone: 514 428-0292

Lakeshore Light Opera

The Lakeshore Light Opera is a non-profit society that stages traditional Gilbert and Sullivan productions since 1955. The Association is proud of its affiliation with the Lakeshore General Hospital. Over the years, the organization has given donations of over $175,000 that have allowed the hospital to obtain essential equipment that is not covered by government funds. The shows, usually lasting two weeks, are held at the end of February and the beginning of March.

5050 Sherbrooke street
Lachine, Quebec
H8T 1H8

Telephone: 514 804-4900

Lakeshore Players

The Lakeshore Players are a non-profit theatre company that has been delivering professional-quality live shows for over 50 years. The company produces three major productions per season, each one being presented over a period of two weeks. As an organization based on volunteer participation, the Lakeshore Players foster an environment where members can give free rein to their creativity and passion, both on the stage and behind the scenes.

P.O. Box 332
Dorval, Quebec
H9R 4P3

Telephone: 514 631-8718


Children and Youth

Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-l’île (AJOI)

Action Jeunesse de l'Ouest-de-l'île (AJOI) is an organization that offers young people between the ages of 12 and 25 a unique intervention and prevention service provided by outreach workers. AJOI develops and offers hospitality, listening, reference, support, and assistance services to youth faced with one or more issues: homelessness, addiction, mental and physical health problems, isolation, psychological and social distress, suicidal tendencies, and poverty.   

15632 Gouin West Boulevard
Ste-Geneviève, Quebec
H9H 1C4

Telephone: 514 675-4450

Air Cadets Squadron 686

The cadets’ mission is to develop a sense of civic duty and initiative as well as physical ability in young people. They aim to get youth interested in the aviation element of the Canadian Forces and provoke a concrete interest in aeronautics.

Telephone: 514 634-3888

Children’s Adventure Centre

The Children’s Adventure Centre is a group made up of parents and children, organized by a volunteer committee. It is an occasion for mothers and fathers to meet other parents. For the children, it is an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and games that develop their physical, social, and intellectual aptitudes.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Day Camp

The Dorval Day Camp is a non-profit community organization with an objective to offer a safe, enriching, and fun environment for children ages 5 to 12. We offer a summer camp as well as a camp during March break. We make every effort to keep the communication lines open between the Camp administration, the staff, the families, and the City of Dorval.

We encourage mutual respect between the age groups, the sexes, and the different cultures. The staff strives to offer campers a pleasant experience by concentrating on stimulating their social, emotional, intellectual, physical, and creative development. The camp aims to develop a beneficial environment for youth by maintaining an open dialogue between the children, their parents, and the personnel. This goal is reached through a mutual cooperation from all involved.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec

Telephone: 514 633-4225

Dorval Preschool Co-op

The Dorval Preschool is a co-op whose activities have been taking place at the community centre since 1958. We offer learning through play programs to children ages 3 and 4. The preschool is a non-profit secular organization that is administered and managed by parents.

We employ two preschool teachers who plan and coordinate our program, as well as a creative dance specialist. Parents and guardians all get a turn to have the extraordinary opportunity to help the teachers and to experience the learning dynamics with their child, about one to two times a month depending on the number of children enrolled. It is also the perfect occasion to see how your child interacts in the classroom. With the teachers’ help, we offer children a stimulating and friendly environment through activities that prepare them for the school system. Finally, thanks to their active participation in the program, parents show their children how much they care about their educational experience.

Families manage the school themselves, which is one of the great advantages of the co-op. Children benefit from the cooperative participation of their parents, who also have the opportunity to share ideas and form new friendships. We have found over the years that our co-op fosters a sense of community in the children as well as their parents.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Girl Guides of Canada (Dorval District)

The purpose of the Girl Guides of Canada is to help girls and young women to become responsible citizens, able to assume a leadership role and to serve in their community, whether it is at the local, national or international level.

100 Alexis-Nihon Boulevard, Suite 270
Saint-Laurent, Quebec
H4M 2N7

Telephone: 1-800-565-8111 or 514 933-5839
Fax: 514 933-7591

Scouts Canada

Scouts Canada offers an original program to young Canadians destined to contribute to the education of young people, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.

Scouts Canada
Quebec Council
265 Dorval Avenue, Suite 200
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 3H5

Telephone: 514 334-3004
Fax: 514 636-8773

Smurfs and Smurfettes

Smurfs and Smurfettes is a group made up of parents and children, organized by a volunteer committee. It is an occasion for mothers and fathers to meet other parents. For the children, it is an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and games that develop their physical, social, and intellectual aptitudes.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Snoopy’s Troop

Snoopy’s Troop is a group made up of parents and children, organized by a volunteer committee. It is an occasion for mothers and fathers to meet other parents. For the children, it is an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and games that develop their physical, social, and intellectual aptitudes.

Telephone: 514 633-4000


Sports

Baseball West Island

This organization provides youngsters ages 4 to 21 the opportunity to play baseball, either in the Inter Zone league or in the community league. Teams in the Inter Zone league play against teams from surrounding associations, while teams in the community league play only in Dorval and Pointe-Claire parks.

Telephone: 514 697-3089

Club Vélo Dorval

Whether you are a diehard biking enthusiast or just looking for a group to tour with, Club Vélo Dorval is for you! Speed takes a backseat to making new friends and learning the basic techniques. You will stay in shape and discover magnificent scenery. Open to adults and teens (accompanied by an adult).

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Athletic Association

The Dorval Athletic Association is a volunteer based organization that works in partnership with the Leisure and Culture Department. This organization facilitates interaction between its’ 13 member sports associations, establishes and maintains high standards of sportsmanship, and provides financial support to both local associations and individual athletes. The DAA’s Youth Trust Fund can provide the opportunity for youngsters residing in our community to participate in activities which they would otherwise be unable to afford.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000
Fax: 514 633-4016

Dorval Badminton Club

The Dorval Badminton Club is a friendly club with approximately 60 members. There are 6 courts, with an average of 30-40 active players per night. The Club is open to all Dorval residents age 16 and over. Clinics are offered to members who wish to learn or improve their techniques.

Telephone: 514 633-4205

Dorval Figure Skating Club

The Dorval Figure Skating Club offers skating programs in various levels.

Telephone : 514 633-1621

Dorval Ladies Hockey Association

This recreational ladies’ hockey is geared towards women age 19 and over. The games are played at the Dorval Arena on Monday nights, from September to the end of March.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Men’s Ball Hockey League

This league’s slogan is "friendship through competition". Dorval men are invited to join the league, which runs outdoors on an asphalt surface, from September to May. The games are held on weekends. So even if winter seems long and cold, it seems shorter for our members.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Municipal Tennis Club

The Dorval Municipal Tennis Club, situated close to the Walters pool and to a beach volleyball court, is a non-profit organization that promotes and encourages all levels of the game of tennis. Our philosophy is to make learning fun and to instil confidence and the love of the game in all participants.

1350 Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 1Y4

Telephone: 514 631-6047

Dorval Old Pros Softball Association

This recreational league is for men age 30 and over. The games are held at St-Charles Park on Sundays, between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m., from May to September.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Oldtimers Soccer Association

Recreational soccer program for men age 35 and over.

The summer season runs from May to the end of September. The teams meet on Friday nights on the field of the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre. There is also an indoor program in the gymnasium of the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex and the Catalogna Soccerplex, which runs from October to the end of April.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Oldtimers’ Hockey League

The Dorval Oldtimers’ is a hockey league for Dorval men age 35 and over. Games are played on Tuesday evenings at the Dorval Arena, from September to mid-April.

Telephone : 514 633-4001

Dorval Soccer Association

The Dorval Soccer Association continues to provide recreational, competitive, and developmental soccer services for Dorval children and adults.

The Dorval Soccer Association promotes community-based recreational and competitive soccer programs by providing quality player and coaching development, coaching training, as well as operational assistance for these programs.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Social Dance Club

This Club has over 150 registered couples. It is open to all couples and offers courses from beginner level to advanced. The Professor, Luce Gagnière, will make you dance to tunes of cha-cha, rumba, foxtrot, salsa, samba, waltz, and tango. She has over 29 years of experience and has obtained diplomas in Bronze latin, modern, and Silver modern. In addition, she is certified in Zumba classes B1 and B2 and is a member of the Corporation des professeurs de danse et de danse sportive du Québec.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Swim Club

This is a competitive swim club that trains at the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex in the West Island. Its vision is to foster an environment where Dorval youth have the opportunity to aspire to excellence in swimming. By creating a program that promotes excellence in training, sportsmanship, character, and confidence, Dorval Swim Club athletes will have the opportunity to reach their potential and compete at the highest level. With the City of Dorval’s support, the Dorval Swim Club aspires to provide the necessary resources and knowledge to achieve this mandate.

Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex
1295 Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 1Y3

Telephone: 514 633-4209

Dorval Weight Training Club

This club is open to men and women (age 12 and over). Meetings are held in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex’s training room. The membership cost is within everyone’s budget. So why not get into shape at your own pace? Come and visit us!

Telephone: 514 993-3737

Dorval Women’s Soccer League

A recreational soccer league for women age 18 and over, taking place from May to mid-September. The games are played on Monday evenings and on Tuesday nights on the field of the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Women’s Softball League

Non-competitive league for women age 18 and over. The games are held at St-Charles Park on Monday and Thursday evenings from May to the end of August.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Youngtimers Hockey League

The Youngtimers league is made up of 8 teams of young men ages 22 to 35. Hockey games are played on Thursday evenings at the Dorval arena, from September to March.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Golf Dorval

Are you looking for a memorable golf experience? If so, welcome to Golf Dorval! Located just 20 minutes from downtown Montreal, Golf Dorval has all the installations to welcome golfers as well as tournaments. We are offering our clientele a 18-hole public course, a driving range, a practise green, reception halls, a bar, and a terrace.

2000 Reverchon Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9P 2S7

Telephone: 514 631-6624

Hockey West Island

Hockey West Island is a hockey association established in 1990 that offers leisure and competitive hockey programs to the communities of Dorval and Pointe-Claire. Hockey West Island is the fourth largest hockey association in Quebec.

Telephone: 514 633-4001


First Citizens

Bricoleurs de Dorval

This group is reserved for people age 55 and over. All handymen are invited to come and visit and to join us in our well-equipped location for woodworking projects all year round.

Schedule
Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost

  • $25 membership fee
  • $10 per year thereafter

Westwood Sports Centre
750 Thorncrest Avenue
Dorval, Quebec

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Club de l’âge d’or de la Présentation

This French club meets weekly for cards, bingo, trips, and luncheons.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Centre d’hébergement de Dorval
Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From September to May

Membership fee: $5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Club Dorval 55+ Voyageurs

Organized by a volunteer committee, this club offers day trips as well as overnight and overseas trips and special events.

The membership fee is $10 for two persons living at the same address.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Cribbage Club for Men

For men age 55 and over
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
Mondays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From October to April
Membership fee: $45

A club for senior men to enjoy the game of cribbage every Monday afternoon.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval North 55+ Club

Members of this bilingual social club meet weekly to play cards and lawn bowling.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Surrey Aquatic and Community Centre
Wednesdays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From September to June

Membership fee: $5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Lakeshore Senior Citizens’ Club

This bilingual club meets every Thursday for cards and bingo.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
Thursdays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From September to June

Membership fee: $5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Saint-Veronica’s Parish Seniors Club

This English club composed of Saint-Veronica parishioners meets one Friday per month for lunch and interesting guest speakers.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
The second Friday of the month, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
From September to June

Membership fee: $8

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Surrey Knitters

A group of dedicated women who enjoy knitting for charity and getting together to knit and crochet in a warm and social atmosphere.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Surrey Aquatic and Community Centre
Mondays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
All year long

Membership fee: $5

Telephone: 514 633-4000


Others

ABOVAS

This organization helps vulnerable West-Island residents who require accompanied-transport to get to their vital medical appointments on the Island of Montreal.

It is recognized by the Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal.

Telephone: 514 694-3838

Al-Anon

Al-Anon is a support program for people whose lives have been affected by a friend or family member’s drinking. Alateen is our recovery program for young people. Alateen is sponsored by members of Al-Anon. The Al-Anon recovery program is based on Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions and Twelve Concepts of service from Alcoholics Anonymous and adapted to our needs. The only condition required to be part of the fraternity is that a parent or a friend have a problem with alcoholism. Al-Anon/Alateen is not affiliated to any organization or any exterior entity.

Service Local d’information de Montréal et de sa banlieue
CP 37322 Succ. Marquette
Montreal, Quebec
H2E 3B5

Telephone: 514 866-9803

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international association of men and women that have had an alcohol problem. It is non professional, auto sufficient, non confessional, multiracial, apolitical, almost omnipresent, and has no conditions as to age or education. Anyone who wishes to solve their problems with alcohol can become a member.

Telephone: 514 376-9230

Arthritis West Island Self-Help

Arthrite Montreal Arthritis (Arthritis West Island Self-Help Association) is a community network that helps people with arthritis to improve their quality of life by giving them information, education, and support.

640 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 103
Dorval, QC
H9S 2B6

Telephone: 514 631-3288
Fax: 514 631-9484

Association des amateurs d’hirondelles du Québec

Since humans have gone to the trouble of building shelters for the purple martins, we have seen these birds multiply around our homes, rewarding us with their presence and their melodious singing. It is a great passion to attract these purple martins in our yards but it is also an art that everyone can perfect. Who has never noticed these beautiful birds that come back to the same nest every spring? L’association des amateurs d’hirondelles du Québec (L’AAHQ) aims to: bring purple martin amateurs together, favour nesting, list the scattering areas, promote the expansion of the species, study the customs, protect the environment, and discover the multiple secrets of the purple martins.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Astronomy Club

The schedule is varied: observation, sky of the month, conferences… Lectures and conferences are organized on our premises and guests from other clubs or professional astronomers are invited to come and share their knowledge.

Meetings are held at the St-Charles Park chalet (88 St-Charles Avenue). They take place every second Monday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. during the summer, and every Monday during the rest of the year.

If you wish to become a member, the cost is $9 for Dorval residents and $15 for non-residents (including the FAAQ membership). Our members are made up of experts as well as beginners.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Horticultural and Ecological Society

We welcome all people who appreciate plants, whether or not they have any horticultural knowledge. By joining our group, you will meet people who share your passion for gardening, whether it is for indoor plants or for vegetables that grow outside in the earth or in boxes. No specific talent is required.

Monthly meetings feature guest speakers, slide shows, door prizes, a lending library and refreshments. Summer activities include a plant sale, an annual trip by bus, a local garden tour, and three visits of members' gardens in June, July, and August. There is always an exchange of knowledge between members. The Society publishes a monthly bulletin and also has a website. Your membership entitles you to discounts in most local nurseries in Quebec.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Main Streets

Dorval Main Streets is an association of retailers and professionals from the commercial sector of Dorval who want to be good corporate citizens and who recognize the value of a solid group of business people.

Dorval Main Streets has existed since 1996 with the aim of revitalizing and promoting the commercial sector of Dorval. To help reach this goal, annual activities are organized by volunteer committees, such as the Soap Box Derby, the Halloween contest, and the Christmas promotion.

60 Martin Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 3R4

Telephone: 514 633-4210
Fax: 514 633-4078

Friends for Mental Health

The West Island Friends for Mental Health is an organization that gives families information, education, and support to deal with their present family situation. In cooperation with other community organizations in the region, we can offer a better comprehension and acceptance of mental health problems through a public education program.

Telephone: 514 636-6885

L’Équipe Entreprise Team Inc.

L’Équipe Entreprise is a social rehabilitation program and a work integration program for people with mental health problems. L’Équipe Entreprise offers work to any person over 18 living with mental health problems and who demonstrates skills and sufficient stability to allow them to carry-out certain tasks in an environment that is respectful of their work pace and their capacities.

This program has a double goal: on one hand, it offers a job that aims to improve and enhance job skills and increase self-worth while allowing the individual to acquire enriching work experience, and on the other hand, it offers the community quality goods and services at a reduced cost while contributing to the well-being of society by maintaining people in their surroundings.

1375 Trans Canada Route, Suite 100
Dorval, Quebec
H9P 2W8

Telephone: 514 636-1081
Fax: 514 683-5523

Lakeshore Stamp Club

The Lakeshore Stamp Club aims to stimulate and maintain the interest in stamp-collecting, thanks to a variety of activities such as: meetings, seminars, exchanges, auctions, group discussions, and an annual stamp exhibition.

Lakeshore Stamp Club Inc.
Postal Box 1
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
H9R 4N5

Telephone: 514 697-2952
Fax: 514 343-7586

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels services are carried out by volunteers who supply meals to the homes of people who are unable to prepare a meal or who cannot leave the house. The financing for Meals on Wheels is administered by Health and Social Services Agencies.

1474 Fleury East
Montreal, Quebec
H2C 1S1

Telephone: 1 877 277-2722

Pine Beach Citizens’ Association

This district association is one of the oldest in Dorval and on the West Island. It has been very active for many years with children and First Citizens. The association organizes activities for these target groups in the Pine Beach district.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Royal Canadion Legion - Branch #245, Dorval

Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Volunteer West Island

The West Island Volunteer Bureau’s mission is to promote volunteerism by recruiting, training, and referring volunteers for more than 100 non-profit organizations serving the West Island. It is also our mission to provide in-house services and programs to break the isolation for seniors.

1 de l’Église Street
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec
H9X 1W4

Telephone: 514 457-5445
Fax: 514 457-9677

West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped

In 1958, a group of parents founded the WIAIH, an organization that offers services to children and adults living with an intellectual handicap as well as to their families. The Association’s goal is to improve their quality of life and their functioning in the community. WIAIH is a non-profit organization, which is self-financed and raises funds by benefit events, membership fees, and donations (WIAIH is a registered charity) from the public and many other organizations.

111 Donegani
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
H9R 2W3

Telephone: 514 694-7090

West Island Citizen Advocacy

The West Island Citizen Advocacy links West Island people needing help (we call them protégés) with volunteers (we call them sponsors). As a sponsor you offer emotional, practical, or social support, such as accompanying the protégés for shopping or to the bank, or simply sharing an activity that interests both of you.

68 Prince Edward
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
H9R 4C7

Telephone: 514 694-5850
Fax: 514 694-1867


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Arts and Culture

Dorval Artisans Guild

Artisans meet for demonstrations, workshops, and special events. The major annual event is the “Salon des artisans de Dorval”, which takes place in November. The membership fee is $15 per year for Dorval residents and $25 for non-residents. Application forms are available at the SDCC, the SACC, as well as on the Dorval Artisans’ Guild’s website.

1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Artists Association

The Dorval Artists Association offers its members, Dorval residents and the general public several courses and workshops during the year. Dorval residents are given priority for course registration.

Monthly meetings are usually scheduled between the months of September and June and take place on the first Tuesday of every month. Guest artists are often invited to give a conference or demonstrate a specific art technique to those present following most meetings. The schedule of invited guest artists is available on the association’s website, and these presentations are open to everyone with a minimal fee of $5 for non-members.

Several activities and exhibitions take place throughout the year for our members. The annual membership fee for Dorval residents is of $20, provided space is available for new members.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Historical Society

The mandate of the Dorval Historical Society is to preserve Dorval’s history and make it known. Volunteers are present on Wednesday mornings at the Community Centre to help people who wish to consult the Society’s archives.

The Society also edits the Heritage Dorval magazine, an annual publication full of anecdotes and testimonies from our local history. The Heritage Dorval magazine is available for $5 at the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage or at the Historical Society locale at the SDCC.

The Historical Society participates in many events including Montréal’s Architectural Heritage Operation, the Journées de la culture, and Rendez-vous. In the summer months, the group organizes tours of old Dorval homes and historical sites. The Society has also produced a 5 km walking-tour guide of historical Dorval, copies of which are available in municipal buildings.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4170

Dorval Potters Guild

For 30 years, the Dorval Potters Guild has been an association where potters can work and share their talents. Courses are offered to young people and to adults. The Guild, with the City’s support, keeps a well equipped studio at the SDCC and organises exhibitions in May and December.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval School of Ballet

The Dorval School of Ballet offers classical dance lessons to children four and over, as well as to adults who wish to tone their muscles and improve their posture.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec

Telephone: 514 633-4170

Dorval Scribes

This group of calligraphy enthusiasts meets monthly. The “Scribes” participate in the Winter Festival, Dorval Celebrates, and other cultural and community events. The Scribes extend an invitation to all intermediate or advanced participants to join their meetings.

For more information, please contact Christa Schultz:

Telephone: 514 631-4474

Dorval Weavers Guild

A gathering of people sharing the same interest: weaving of natural fibers such as wool, cotton, bamboo, silk, linen, synthetic fibers, and even plastic. Meetings are held monthly to discuss weaving and each month the topics vary: a new technique to develop, a lecture or demonstration, a weavers' show-and-tell and problem-solving chats. Cooperation is the guiding principle of the group: ideas, fibers, techniques, patterns, and mutual help. Together the members select projects that each member will weave in turn. You can meet the members during different events: the annual expo-sale in May, studio visit as part of the Journées de la culture, Dorval Celebrates, and the Winter Festival.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Friends of the Dorval Library

Since December 2003, the Friends of the Dorval Library, a non-profit organization, have been supporting the Dorval Library with several promotions, fundraising events, and volunteering. Thanks to their activities, the Friends enable the Library to continue offering the best book collections, pertinent services, and the latest technology.

Join the Friends of the Dorval Library and support your library by participating in promotional events, helping with fundraising and providing volunteer assistance. Friends receive a periodic newsletter and have the occasion to attend a variety of special activities.

Registration forms are available at the Library and on the Friends of the Dorval Library’s website.

1401 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4170

Lakeshore Concert Band

The Lakeshore Concert Band is a musical community group made up of amateur musicians of different ages and origins, united by their passion to create music. The group performs in the Montreal Urban Community and the vicinity. The group is always looking for new members. If you are interested in joining the Lakeshore Concert Band, do not hesitate to contact them for more information.

46 Sunny Acres
Baie-D'Urfé, Quebec
H9X 3B9

Telephone: 514 428-0292

Lakeshore Light Opera

The Lakeshore Light Opera is a non-profit society that stages traditional Gilbert and Sullivan productions since 1955. The Association is proud of its affiliation with the Lakeshore General Hospital. Over the years, the organization has given donations of over $175,000 that have allowed the hospital to obtain essential equipment that is not covered by government funds. The shows, usually lasting two weeks, are held at the end of February and the beginning of March.

5050 Sherbrooke street
Lachine, Quebec
H8T 1H8

Telephone: 514 804-4900

Lakeshore Players

The Lakeshore Players are a non-profit theatre company that has been delivering professional-quality live shows for over 50 years. The company produces three major productions per season, each one being presented over a period of two weeks. As an organization based on volunteer participation, the Lakeshore Players foster an environment where members can give free rein to their creativity and passion, both on the stage and behind the scenes.

P.O. Box 332
Dorval, Quebec
H9R 4P3

Telephone: 514 631-8718


Children and Youth

Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-l’île (AJOI)

Action Jeunesse de l'Ouest-de-l'île (AJOI) is an organization that offers young people between the ages of 12 and 25 a unique intervention and prevention service provided by outreach workers. AJOI develops and offers hospitality, listening, reference, support, and assistance services to youth faced with one or more issues: homelessness, addiction, mental and physical health problems, isolation, psychological and social distress, suicidal tendencies, and poverty.   

15632 Gouin West Boulevard
Ste-Geneviève, Quebec
H9H 1C4

Telephone: 514 675-4450

Air Cadets Squadron 686

The cadets’ mission is to develop a sense of civic duty and initiative as well as physical ability in young people. They aim to get youth interested in the aviation element of the Canadian Forces and provoke a concrete interest in aeronautics.

Telephone: 514 634-3888

Children’s Adventure Centre

The Children’s Adventure Centre is a group made up of parents and children, organized by a volunteer committee. It is an occasion for mothers and fathers to meet other parents. For the children, it is an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and games that develop their physical, social, and intellectual aptitudes.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Day Camp

The Dorval Day Camp is a non-profit community organization with an objective to offer a safe, enriching, and fun environment for children ages 5 to 12. We offer a summer camp as well as a camp during March break. We make every effort to keep the communication lines open between the Camp administration, the staff, the families, and the City of Dorval.

We encourage mutual respect between the age groups, the sexes, and the different cultures. The staff strives to offer campers a pleasant experience by concentrating on stimulating their social, emotional, intellectual, physical, and creative development. The camp aims to develop a beneficial environment for youth by maintaining an open dialogue between the children, their parents, and the personnel. This goal is reached through a mutual cooperation from all involved.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec

Telephone: 514 633-4225

Dorval Preschool Co-op

The Dorval Preschool is a co-op whose activities have been taking place at the community centre since 1958. We offer learning through play programs to children ages 3 and 4. The preschool is a non-profit secular organization that is administered and managed by parents.

We employ two preschool teachers who plan and coordinate our program, as well as a creative dance specialist. Parents and guardians all get a turn to have the extraordinary opportunity to help the teachers and to experience the learning dynamics with their child, about one to two times a month depending on the number of children enrolled. It is also the perfect occasion to see how your child interacts in the classroom. With the teachers’ help, we offer children a stimulating and friendly environment through activities that prepare them for the school system. Finally, thanks to their active participation in the program, parents show their children how much they care about their educational experience.

Families manage the school themselves, which is one of the great advantages of the co-op. Children benefit from the cooperative participation of their parents, who also have the opportunity to share ideas and form new friendships. We have found over the years that our co-op fosters a sense of community in the children as well as their parents.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Girl Guides of Canada (Dorval District)

The purpose of the Girl Guides of Canada is to help girls and young women to become responsible citizens, able to assume a leadership role and to serve in their community, whether it is at the local, national or international level.

100 Alexis-Nihon Boulevard, Suite 270
Saint-Laurent, Quebec
H4M 2N7

Telephone: 1-800-565-8111 or 514 933-5839
Fax: 514 933-7591

Scouts Canada

Scouts Canada offers an original program to young Canadians destined to contribute to the education of young people, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.

Scouts Canada
Quebec Council
265 Dorval Avenue, Suite 200
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 3H5

Telephone: 514 334-3004
Fax: 514 636-8773

Smurfs and Smurfettes

Smurfs and Smurfettes is a group made up of parents and children, organized by a volunteer committee. It is an occasion for mothers and fathers to meet other parents. For the children, it is an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and games that develop their physical, social, and intellectual aptitudes.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Snoopy’s Troop

Snoopy’s Troop is a group made up of parents and children, organized by a volunteer committee. It is an occasion for mothers and fathers to meet other parents. For the children, it is an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and games that develop their physical, social, and intellectual aptitudes.

Telephone: 514 633-4000


Sports

Baseball West Island

This organization provides youngsters ages 4 to 21 the opportunity to play baseball, either in the Inter Zone league or in the community league. Teams in the Inter Zone league play against teams from surrounding associations, while teams in the community league play only in Dorval and Pointe-Claire parks.

Telephone: 514 697-3089

Club Vélo Dorval

Whether you are a diehard biking enthusiast or just looking for a group to tour with, Club Vélo Dorval is for you! Speed takes a backseat to making new friends and learning the basic techniques. You will stay in shape and discover magnificent scenery. Open to adults and teens (accompanied by an adult).

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Athletic Association

The Dorval Athletic Association is a volunteer based organization that works in partnership with the Leisure and Culture Department. This organization facilitates interaction between its’ 13 member sports associations, establishes and maintains high standards of sportsmanship, and provides financial support to both local associations and individual athletes. The DAA’s Youth Trust Fund can provide the opportunity for youngsters residing in our community to participate in activities which they would otherwise be unable to afford.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000
Fax: 514 633-4016

Dorval Badminton Club

The Dorval Badminton Club is a friendly club with approximately 60 members. There are 6 courts, with an average of 30-40 active players per night. The Club is open to all Dorval residents age 16 and over. Clinics are offered to members who wish to learn or improve their techniques.

Telephone: 514 633-4205

Dorval Figure Skating Club

The Dorval Figure Skating Club offers skating programs in various levels.

Telephone : 514 633-1621

Dorval Ladies Hockey Association

This recreational ladies’ hockey is geared towards women age 19 and over. The games are played at the Dorval Arena on Monday nights, from September to the end of March.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Men’s Ball Hockey League

This league’s slogan is "friendship through competition". Dorval men are invited to join the league, which runs outdoors on an asphalt surface, from September to May. The games are held on weekends. So even if winter seems long and cold, it seems shorter for our members.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Municipal Tennis Club

The Dorval Municipal Tennis Club, situated close to the Walters pool and to a beach volleyball court, is a non-profit organization that promotes and encourages all levels of the game of tennis. Our philosophy is to make learning fun and to instil confidence and the love of the game in all participants.

1350 Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 1Y4

Telephone: 514 631-6047

Dorval Old Pros Softball Association

This recreational league is for men age 30 and over. The games are held at St-Charles Park on Sundays, between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m., from May to September.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Oldtimers Soccer Association

Recreational soccer program for men age 35 and over.

The summer season runs from May to the end of September. The teams meet on Friday nights on the field of the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre. There is also an indoor program in the gymnasium of the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex and the Catalogna Soccerplex, which runs from October to the end of April.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Oldtimers’ Hockey League

The Dorval Oldtimers’ is a hockey league for Dorval men age 35 and over. Games are played on Tuesday evenings at the Dorval Arena, from September to mid-April.

Telephone : 514 633-4001

Dorval Soccer Association

The Dorval Soccer Association continues to provide recreational, competitive, and developmental soccer services for Dorval children and adults.

The Dorval Soccer Association promotes community-based recreational and competitive soccer programs by providing quality player and coaching development, coaching training, as well as operational assistance for these programs.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Social Dance Club

This Club has over 150 registered couples. It is open to all couples and offers courses from beginner level to advanced. The Professor, Luce Gagnière, will make you dance to tunes of cha-cha, rumba, foxtrot, salsa, samba, waltz, and tango. She has over 29 years of experience and has obtained diplomas in Bronze latin, modern, and Silver modern. In addition, she is certified in Zumba classes B1 and B2 and is a member of the Corporation des professeurs de danse et de danse sportive du Québec.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Swim Club

This is a competitive swim club that trains at the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex in the West Island. Its vision is to foster an environment where Dorval youth have the opportunity to aspire to excellence in swimming. By creating a program that promotes excellence in training, sportsmanship, character, and confidence, Dorval Swim Club athletes will have the opportunity to reach their potential and compete at the highest level. With the City of Dorval’s support, the Dorval Swim Club aspires to provide the necessary resources and knowledge to achieve this mandate.

Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex
1295 Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 1Y3

Telephone: 514 633-4209

Dorval Weight Training Club

This club is open to men and women (age 12 and over). Meetings are held in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex’s training room. The membership cost is within everyone’s budget. So why not get into shape at your own pace? Come and visit us!

Telephone: 514 993-3737

Dorval Women’s Soccer League

A recreational soccer league for women age 18 and over, taking place from May to mid-September. The games are played on Monday evenings and on Tuesday nights on the field of the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Women’s Softball League

Non-competitive league for women age 18 and over. The games are held at St-Charles Park on Monday and Thursday evenings from May to the end of August.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Youngtimers Hockey League

The Youngtimers league is made up of 8 teams of young men ages 22 to 35. Hockey games are played on Thursday evenings at the Dorval arena, from September to March.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Golf Dorval

Are you looking for a memorable golf experience? If so, welcome to Golf Dorval! Located just 20 minutes from downtown Montreal, Golf Dorval has all the installations to welcome golfers as well as tournaments. We are offering our clientele a 18-hole public course, a driving range, a practise green, reception halls, a bar, and a terrace.

2000 Reverchon Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9P 2S7

Telephone: 514 631-6624

Hockey West Island

Hockey West Island is a hockey association established in 1990 that offers leisure and competitive hockey programs to the communities of Dorval and Pointe-Claire. Hockey West Island is the fourth largest hockey association in Quebec.

Telephone: 514 633-4001


First Citizens

Bricoleurs de Dorval

This group is reserved for people age 55 and over. All handymen are invited to come and visit and to join us in our well-equipped location for woodworking projects all year round.

Schedule
Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost

  • $25 membership fee
  • $10 per year thereafter

Westwood Sports Centre
750 Thorncrest Avenue
Dorval, Quebec

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Club de l’âge d’or de la Présentation

This French club meets weekly for cards, bingo, trips, and luncheons.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Centre d’hébergement de Dorval
Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From September to May

Membership fee: $5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Club Dorval 55+ Voyageurs

Organized by a volunteer committee, this club offers day trips as well as overnight and overseas trips and special events.

The membership fee is $10 for two persons living at the same address.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Cribbage Club for Men

For men age 55 and over
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
Mondays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From October to April
Membership fee: $45

A club for senior men to enjoy the game of cribbage every Monday afternoon.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval North 55+ Club

Members of this bilingual social club meet weekly to play cards and lawn bowling.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Surrey Aquatic and Community Centre
Wednesdays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From September to June

Membership fee: $5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Lakeshore Senior Citizens’ Club

This bilingual club meets every Thursday for cards and bingo.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
Thursdays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From September to June

Membership fee: $5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Saint-Veronica’s Parish Seniors Club

This English club composed of Saint-Veronica parishioners meets one Friday per month for lunch and interesting guest speakers.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
The second Friday of the month, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
From September to June

Membership fee: $8

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Surrey Knitters

A group of dedicated women who enjoy knitting for charity and getting together to knit and crochet in a warm and social atmosphere.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Surrey Aquatic and Community Centre
Mondays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
All year long

Membership fee: $5

Telephone: 514 633-4000


Others

ABOVAS

This organization helps vulnerable West-Island residents who require accompanied-transport to get to their vital medical appointments on the Island of Montreal.

It is recognized by the Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal.

Telephone: 514 694-3838

Al-Anon

Al-Anon is a support program for people whose lives have been affected by a friend or family member’s drinking. Alateen is our recovery program for young people. Alateen is sponsored by members of Al-Anon. The Al-Anon recovery program is based on Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions and Twelve Concepts of service from Alcoholics Anonymous and adapted to our needs. The only condition required to be part of the fraternity is that a parent or a friend have a problem with alcoholism. Al-Anon/Alateen is not affiliated to any organization or any exterior entity.

Service Local d’information de Montréal et de sa banlieue
CP 37322 Succ. Marquette
Montreal, Quebec
H2E 3B5

Telephone: 514 866-9803

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international association of men and women that have had an alcohol problem. It is non professional, auto sufficient, non confessional, multiracial, apolitical, almost omnipresent, and has no conditions as to age or education. Anyone who wishes to solve their problems with alcohol can become a member.

Telephone: 514 376-9230

Arthritis West Island Self-Help

Arthrite Montreal Arthritis (Arthritis West Island Self-Help Association) is a community network that helps people with arthritis to improve their quality of life by giving them information, education, and support.

640 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 103
Dorval, QC
H9S 2B6

Telephone: 514 631-3288
Fax: 514 631-9484

Association des amateurs d’hirondelles du Québec

Since humans have gone to the trouble of building shelters for the purple martins, we have seen these birds multiply around our homes, rewarding us with their presence and their melodious singing. It is a great passion to attract these purple martins in our yards but it is also an art that everyone can perfect. Who has never noticed these beautiful birds that come back to the same nest every spring? L’association des amateurs d’hirondelles du Québec (L’AAHQ) aims to: bring purple martin amateurs together, favour nesting, list the scattering areas, promote the expansion of the species, study the customs, protect the environment, and discover the multiple secrets of the purple martins.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Astronomy Club

The schedule is varied: observation, sky of the month, conferences… Lectures and conferences are organized on our premises and guests from other clubs or professional astronomers are invited to come and share their knowledge.

Meetings are held at the St-Charles Park chalet (88 St-Charles Avenue). They take place every second Monday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. during the summer, and every Monday during the rest of the year.

If you wish to become a member, the cost is $9 for Dorval residents and $15 for non-residents (including the FAAQ membership). Our members are made up of experts as well as beginners.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Horticultural and Ecological Society

We welcome all people who appreciate plants, whether or not they have any horticultural knowledge. By joining our group, you will meet people who share your passion for gardening, whether it is for indoor plants or for vegetables that grow outside in the earth or in boxes. No specific talent is required.

Monthly meetings feature guest speakers, slide shows, door prizes, a lending library and refreshments. Summer activities include a plant sale, an annual trip by bus, a local garden tour, and three visits of members' gardens in June, July, and August. There is always an exchange of knowledge between members. The Society publishes a monthly bulletin and also has a website. Your membership entitles you to discounts in most local nurseries in Quebec.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Main Streets

Dorval Main Streets is an association of retailers and professionals from the commercial sector of Dorval who want to be good corporate citizens and who recognize the value of a solid group of business people.

Dorval Main Streets has existed since 1996 with the aim of revitalizing and promoting the commercial sector of Dorval. To help reach this goal, annual activities are organized by volunteer committees, such as the Soap Box Derby, the Halloween contest, and the Christmas promotion.

60 Martin Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 3R4

Telephone: 514 633-4210
Fax: 514 633-4078

Friends for Mental Health

The West Island Friends for Mental Health is an organization that gives families information, education, and support to deal with their present family situation. In cooperation with other community organizations in the region, we can offer a better comprehension and acceptance of mental health problems through a public education program.

Telephone: 514 636-6885

L’Équipe Entreprise Team Inc.

L’Équipe Entreprise is a social rehabilitation program and a work integration program for people with mental health problems. L’Équipe Entreprise offers work to any person over 18 living with mental health problems and who demonstrates skills and sufficient stability to allow them to carry-out certain tasks in an environment that is respectful of their work pace and their capacities.

This program has a double goal: on one hand, it offers a job that aims to improve and enhance job skills and increase self-worth while allowing the individual to acquire enriching work experience, and on the other hand, it offers the community quality goods and services at a reduced cost while contributing to the well-being of society by maintaining people in their surroundings.

1375 Trans Canada Route, Suite 100
Dorval, Quebec
H9P 2W8

Telephone: 514 636-1081
Fax: 514 683-5523

Lakeshore Stamp Club

The Lakeshore Stamp Club aims to stimulate and maintain the interest in stamp-collecting, thanks to a variety of activities such as: meetings, seminars, exchanges, auctions, group discussions, and an annual stamp exhibition.

Lakeshore Stamp Club Inc.
Postal Box 1
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
H9R 4N5

Telephone: 514 697-2952
Fax: 514 343-7586

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels services are carried out by volunteers who supply meals to the homes of people who are unable to prepare a meal or who cannot leave the house. The financing for Meals on Wheels is administered by Health and Social Services Agencies.

1474 Fleury East
Montreal, Quebec
H2C 1S1

Telephone: 1 877 277-2722

Pine Beach Citizens’ Association

This district association is one of the oldest in Dorval and on the West Island. It has been very active for many years with children and First Citizens. The association organizes activities for these target groups in the Pine Beach district.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Royal Canadion Legion - Branch #245, Dorval

Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Volunteer West Island

The West Island Volunteer Bureau’s mission is to promote volunteerism by recruiting, training, and referring volunteers for more than 100 non-profit organizations serving the West Island. It is also our mission to provide in-house services and programs to break the isolation for seniors.

1 de l’Église Street
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec
H9X 1W4

Telephone: 514 457-5445
Fax: 514 457-9677

West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped

In 1958, a group of parents founded the WIAIH, an organization that offers services to children and adults living with an intellectual handicap as well as to their families. The Association’s goal is to improve their quality of life and their functioning in the community. WIAIH is a non-profit organization, which is self-financed and raises funds by benefit events, membership fees, and donations (WIAIH is a registered charity) from the public and many other organizations.

111 Donegani
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
H9R 2W3

Telephone: 514 694-7090

West Island Citizen Advocacy

The West Island Citizen Advocacy links West Island people needing help (we call them protégés) with volunteers (we call them sponsors). As a sponsor you offer emotional, practical, or social support, such as accompanying the protégés for shopping or to the bank, or simply sharing an activity that interests both of you.

68 Prince Edward
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
H9R 4C7

Telephone: 514 694-5850
Fax: 514 694-1867


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Arts and Culture

Dorval Artisans Guild

Artisans meet for demonstrations, workshops, and special events. The major annual event is the “Salon des artisans de Dorval”, which takes place in November. The membership fee is $15 per year for Dorval residents and $25 for non-residents. Application forms are available at the SDCC, the SACC, as well as on the Dorval Artisans’ Guild’s website.

1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Artists Association

The Dorval Artists Association offers its members, Dorval residents and the general public several courses and workshops during the year. Dorval residents are given priority for course registration.

Monthly meetings are usually scheduled between the months of September and June and take place on the first Tuesday of every month. Guest artists are often invited to give a conference or demonstrate a specific art technique to those present following most meetings. The schedule of invited guest artists is available on the association’s website, and these presentations are open to everyone with a minimal fee of $5 for non-members.

Several activities and exhibitions take place throughout the year for our members. The annual membership fee for Dorval residents is of $20, provided space is available for new members.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Historical Society

The mandate of the Dorval Historical Society is to preserve Dorval’s history and make it known. Volunteers are present on Wednesday mornings at the Community Centre to help people who wish to consult the Society’s archives.

The Society also edits the Heritage Dorval magazine, an annual publication full of anecdotes and testimonies from our local history. The Heritage Dorval magazine is available for $5 at the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage or at the Historical Society locale at the SDCC.

The Historical Society participates in many events including Montréal’s Architectural Heritage Operation, the Journées de la culture, and Rendez-vous. In the summer months, the group organizes tours of old Dorval homes and historical sites. The Society has also produced a 5 km walking-tour guide of historical Dorval, copies of which are available in municipal buildings.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4170

Dorval Potters Guild

For 30 years, the Dorval Potters Guild has been an association where potters can work and share their talents. Courses are offered to young people and to adults. The Guild, with the City’s support, keeps a well equipped studio at the SDCC and organises exhibitions in May and December.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval School of Ballet

The Dorval School of Ballet offers classical dance lessons to children four and over, as well as to adults who wish to tone their muscles and improve their posture.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec

Telephone: 514 633-4170

Dorval Scribes

This group of calligraphy enthusiasts meets monthly. The “Scribes” participate in the Winter Festival, Dorval Celebrates, and other cultural and community events. The Scribes extend an invitation to all intermediate or advanced participants to join their meetings.

For more information, please contact Christa Schultz:

Telephone: 514 631-4474

Dorval Weavers Guild

A gathering of people sharing the same interest: weaving of natural fibers such as wool, cotton, bamboo, silk, linen, synthetic fibers, and even plastic. Meetings are held monthly to discuss weaving and each month the topics vary: a new technique to develop, a lecture or demonstration, a weavers' show-and-tell and problem-solving chats. Cooperation is the guiding principle of the group: ideas, fibers, techniques, patterns, and mutual help. Together the members select projects that each member will weave in turn. You can meet the members during different events: the annual expo-sale in May, studio visit as part of the Journées de la culture, Dorval Celebrates, and the Winter Festival.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Friends of the Dorval Library

Since December 2003, the Friends of the Dorval Library, a non-profit organization, have been supporting the Dorval Library with several promotions, fundraising events, and volunteering. Thanks to their activities, the Friends enable the Library to continue offering the best book collections, pertinent services, and the latest technology.

Join the Friends of the Dorval Library and support your library by participating in promotional events, helping with fundraising and providing volunteer assistance. Friends receive a periodic newsletter and have the occasion to attend a variety of special activities.

Registration forms are available at the Library and on the Friends of the Dorval Library’s website.

1401 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4170

Lakeshore Concert Band

The Lakeshore Concert Band is a musical community group made up of amateur musicians of different ages and origins, united by their passion to create music. The group performs in the Montreal Urban Community and the vicinity. The group is always looking for new members. If you are interested in joining the Lakeshore Concert Band, do not hesitate to contact them for more information.

46 Sunny Acres
Baie-D'Urfé, Quebec
H9X 3B9

Telephone: 514 428-0292

Lakeshore Light Opera

The Lakeshore Light Opera is a non-profit society that stages traditional Gilbert and Sullivan productions since 1955. The Association is proud of its affiliation with the Lakeshore General Hospital. Over the years, the organization has given donations of over $175,000 that have allowed the hospital to obtain essential equipment that is not covered by government funds. The shows, usually lasting two weeks, are held at the end of February and the beginning of March.

5050 Sherbrooke street
Lachine, Quebec
H8T 1H8

Telephone: 514 804-4900

Lakeshore Players

The Lakeshore Players are a non-profit theatre company that has been delivering professional-quality live shows for over 50 years. The company produces three major productions per season, each one being presented over a period of two weeks. As an organization based on volunteer participation, the Lakeshore Players foster an environment where members can give free rein to their creativity and passion, both on the stage and behind the scenes.

P.O. Box 332
Dorval, Quebec
H9R 4P3

Telephone: 514 631-8718


Children and Youth

Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-l’île (AJOI)

Action Jeunesse de l'Ouest-de-l'île (AJOI) is an organization that offers young people between the ages of 12 and 25 a unique intervention and prevention service provided by outreach workers. AJOI develops and offers hospitality, listening, reference, support, and assistance services to youth faced with one or more issues: homelessness, addiction, mental and physical health problems, isolation, psychological and social distress, suicidal tendencies, and poverty.   

15632 Gouin West Boulevard
Ste-Geneviève, Quebec
H9H 1C4

Telephone: 514 675-4450

Air Cadets Squadron 686

The cadets’ mission is to develop a sense of civic duty and initiative as well as physical ability in young people. They aim to get youth interested in the aviation element of the Canadian Forces and provoke a concrete interest in aeronautics.

Telephone: 514 634-3888

Children’s Adventure Centre

The Children’s Adventure Centre is a group made up of parents and children, organized by a volunteer committee. It is an occasion for mothers and fathers to meet other parents. For the children, it is an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and games that develop their physical, social, and intellectual aptitudes.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Day Camp

The Dorval Day Camp is a non-profit community organization with an objective to offer a safe, enriching, and fun environment for children ages 5 to 12. We offer a summer camp as well as a camp during March break. We make every effort to keep the communication lines open between the Camp administration, the staff, the families, and the City of Dorval.

We encourage mutual respect between the age groups, the sexes, and the different cultures. The staff strives to offer campers a pleasant experience by concentrating on stimulating their social, emotional, intellectual, physical, and creative development. The camp aims to develop a beneficial environment for youth by maintaining an open dialogue between the children, their parents, and the personnel. This goal is reached through a mutual cooperation from all involved.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec

Telephone: 514 633-4225

Dorval Preschool Co-op

The Dorval Preschool is a co-op whose activities have been taking place at the community centre since 1958. We offer learning through play programs to children ages 3 and 4. The preschool is a non-profit secular organization that is administered and managed by parents.

We employ two preschool teachers who plan and coordinate our program, as well as a creative dance specialist. Parents and guardians all get a turn to have the extraordinary opportunity to help the teachers and to experience the learning dynamics with their child, about one to two times a month depending on the number of children enrolled. It is also the perfect occasion to see how your child interacts in the classroom. With the teachers’ help, we offer children a stimulating and friendly environment through activities that prepare them for the school system. Finally, thanks to their active participation in the program, parents show their children how much they care about their educational experience.

Families manage the school themselves, which is one of the great advantages of the co-op. Children benefit from the cooperative participation of their parents, who also have the opportunity to share ideas and form new friendships. We have found over the years that our co-op fosters a sense of community in the children as well as their parents.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Girl Guides of Canada (Dorval District)

The purpose of the Girl Guides of Canada is to help girls and young women to become responsible citizens, able to assume a leadership role and to serve in their community, whether it is at the local, national or international level.

100 Alexis-Nihon Boulevard, Suite 270
Saint-Laurent, Quebec
H4M 2N7

Telephone: 1-800-565-8111 or 514 933-5839
Fax: 514 933-7591

Scouts Canada

Scouts Canada offers an original program to young Canadians destined to contribute to the education of young people, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.

Scouts Canada
Quebec Council
265 Dorval Avenue, Suite 200
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 3H5

Telephone: 514 334-3004
Fax: 514 636-8773

Smurfs and Smurfettes

Smurfs and Smurfettes is a group made up of parents and children, organized by a volunteer committee. It is an occasion for mothers and fathers to meet other parents. For the children, it is an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and games that develop their physical, social, and intellectual aptitudes.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Snoopy’s Troop

Snoopy’s Troop is a group made up of parents and children, organized by a volunteer committee. It is an occasion for mothers and fathers to meet other parents. For the children, it is an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and games that develop their physical, social, and intellectual aptitudes.

Telephone: 514 633-4000


Sports

Baseball West Island

This organization provides youngsters ages 4 to 21 the opportunity to play baseball, either in the Inter Zone league or in the community league. Teams in the Inter Zone league play against teams from surrounding associations, while teams in the community league play only in Dorval and Pointe-Claire parks.

Telephone: 514 697-3089

Club Vélo Dorval

Whether you are a diehard biking enthusiast or just looking for a group to tour with, Club Vélo Dorval is for you! Speed takes a backseat to making new friends and learning the basic techniques. You will stay in shape and discover magnificent scenery. Open to adults and teens (accompanied by an adult).

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Athletic Association

The Dorval Athletic Association is a volunteer based organization that works in partnership with the Leisure and Culture Department. This organization facilitates interaction between its’ 13 member sports associations, establishes and maintains high standards of sportsmanship, and provides financial support to both local associations and individual athletes. The DAA’s Youth Trust Fund can provide the opportunity for youngsters residing in our community to participate in activities which they would otherwise be unable to afford.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000
Fax: 514 633-4016

Dorval Badminton Club

The Dorval Badminton Club is a friendly club with approximately 60 members. There are 6 courts, with an average of 30-40 active players per night. The Club is open to all Dorval residents age 16 and over. Clinics are offered to members who wish to learn or improve their techniques.

Telephone: 514 633-4205

Dorval Figure Skating Club

The Dorval Figure Skating Club offers skating programs in various levels.

Telephone : 514 633-1621

Dorval Ladies Hockey Association

This recreational ladies’ hockey is geared towards women age 19 and over. The games are played at the Dorval Arena on Monday nights, from September to the end of March.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Men’s Ball Hockey League

This league’s slogan is "friendship through competition". Dorval men are invited to join the league, which runs outdoors on an asphalt surface, from September to May. The games are held on weekends. So even if winter seems long and cold, it seems shorter for our members.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Municipal Tennis Club

The Dorval Municipal Tennis Club, situated close to the Walters pool and to a beach volleyball court, is a non-profit organization that promotes and encourages all levels of the game of tennis. Our philosophy is to make learning fun and to instil confidence and the love of the game in all participants.

1350 Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 1Y4

Telephone: 514 631-6047

Dorval Old Pros Softball Association

This recreational league is for men age 30 and over. The games are held at St-Charles Park on Sundays, between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m., from May to September.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Oldtimers Soccer Association

Recreational soccer program for men age 35 and over.

The summer season runs from May to the end of September. The teams meet on Friday nights on the field of the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre. There is also an indoor program in the gymnasium of the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex and the Catalogna Soccerplex, which runs from October to the end of April.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Oldtimers’ Hockey League

The Dorval Oldtimers’ is a hockey league for Dorval men age 35 and over. Games are played on Tuesday evenings at the Dorval Arena, from September to mid-April.

Telephone : 514 633-4001

Dorval Soccer Association

The Dorval Soccer Association continues to provide recreational, competitive, and developmental soccer services for Dorval children and adults.

The Dorval Soccer Association promotes community-based recreational and competitive soccer programs by providing quality player and coaching development, coaching training, as well as operational assistance for these programs.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Social Dance Club

This Club has over 150 registered couples. It is open to all couples and offers courses from beginner level to advanced. The Professor, Luce Gagnière, will make you dance to tunes of cha-cha, rumba, foxtrot, salsa, samba, waltz, and tango. She has over 29 years of experience and has obtained diplomas in Bronze latin, modern, and Silver modern. In addition, she is certified in Zumba classes B1 and B2 and is a member of the Corporation des professeurs de danse et de danse sportive du Québec.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Swim Club

This is a competitive swim club that trains at the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex in the West Island. Its vision is to foster an environment where Dorval youth have the opportunity to aspire to excellence in swimming. By creating a program that promotes excellence in training, sportsmanship, character, and confidence, Dorval Swim Club athletes will have the opportunity to reach their potential and compete at the highest level. With the City of Dorval’s support, the Dorval Swim Club aspires to provide the necessary resources and knowledge to achieve this mandate.

Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex
1295 Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 1Y3

Telephone: 514 633-4209

Dorval Weight Training Club

This club is open to men and women (age 12 and over). Meetings are held in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex’s training room. The membership cost is within everyone’s budget. So why not get into shape at your own pace? Come and visit us!

Telephone: 514 993-3737

Dorval Women’s Soccer League

A recreational soccer league for women age 18 and over, taking place from May to mid-September. The games are played on Monday evenings and on Tuesday nights on the field of the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Dorval Women’s Softball League

Non-competitive league for women age 18 and over. The games are held at St-Charles Park on Monday and Thursday evenings from May to the end of August.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Youngtimers Hockey League

The Youngtimers league is made up of 8 teams of young men ages 22 to 35. Hockey games are played on Thursday evenings at the Dorval arena, from September to March.

Telephone: 514 633-4001

Golf Dorval

Are you looking for a memorable golf experience? If so, welcome to Golf Dorval! Located just 20 minutes from downtown Montreal, Golf Dorval has all the installations to welcome golfers as well as tournaments. We are offering our clientele a 18-hole public course, a driving range, a practise green, reception halls, a bar, and a terrace.

2000 Reverchon Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9P 2S7

Telephone: 514 631-6624

Hockey West Island

Hockey West Island is a hockey association established in 1990 that offers leisure and competitive hockey programs to the communities of Dorval and Pointe-Claire. Hockey West Island is the fourth largest hockey association in Quebec.

Telephone: 514 633-4001


First Citizens

Bricoleurs de Dorval

This group is reserved for people age 55 and over. All handymen are invited to come and visit and to join us in our well-equipped location for woodworking projects all year round.

Schedule
Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost

  • $25 membership fee
  • $10 per year thereafter

Westwood Sports Centre
750 Thorncrest Avenue
Dorval, Quebec

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Club de l’âge d’or de la Présentation

This French club meets weekly for cards, bingo, trips, and luncheons.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Centre d’hébergement de Dorval
Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From September to May

Membership fee: $5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Club Dorval 55+ Voyageurs

Organized by a volunteer committee, this club offers day trips as well as overnight and overseas trips and special events.

The membership fee is $10 for two persons living at the same address.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Cribbage Club for Men

For men age 55 and over
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
Mondays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From October to April
Membership fee: $45

A club for senior men to enjoy the game of cribbage every Monday afternoon.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval North 55+ Club

Members of this bilingual social club meet weekly to play cards and lawn bowling.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Surrey Aquatic and Community Centre
Wednesdays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From September to June

Membership fee: $5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Lakeshore Senior Citizens’ Club

This bilingual club meets every Thursday for cards and bingo.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
Thursdays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From September to June

Membership fee: $5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Saint-Veronica’s Parish Seniors Club

This English club composed of Saint-Veronica parishioners meets one Friday per month for lunch and interesting guest speakers.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
The second Friday of the month, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
From September to June

Membership fee: $8

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Surrey Knitters

A group of dedicated women who enjoy knitting for charity and getting together to knit and crochet in a warm and social atmosphere.

For persons age 55 and over
At the Surrey Aquatic and Community Centre
Mondays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
All year long

Membership fee: $5

Telephone: 514 633-4000


Others

ABOVAS

This organization helps vulnerable West-Island residents who require accompanied-transport to get to their vital medical appointments on the Island of Montreal.

It is recognized by the Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal.

Telephone: 514 694-3838

Al-Anon

Al-Anon is a support program for people whose lives have been affected by a friend or family member’s drinking. Alateen is our recovery program for young people. Alateen is sponsored by members of Al-Anon. The Al-Anon recovery program is based on Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions and Twelve Concepts of service from Alcoholics Anonymous and adapted to our needs. The only condition required to be part of the fraternity is that a parent or a friend have a problem with alcoholism. Al-Anon/Alateen is not affiliated to any organization or any exterior entity.

Service Local d’information de Montréal et de sa banlieue
CP 37322 Succ. Marquette
Montreal, Quebec
H2E 3B5

Telephone: 514 866-9803

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international association of men and women that have had an alcohol problem. It is non professional, auto sufficient, non confessional, multiracial, apolitical, almost omnipresent, and has no conditions as to age or education. Anyone who wishes to solve their problems with alcohol can become a member.

Telephone: 514 376-9230

Arthritis West Island Self-Help

Arthrite Montreal Arthritis (Arthritis West Island Self-Help Association) is a community network that helps people with arthritis to improve their quality of life by giving them information, education, and support.

640 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 103
Dorval, QC
H9S 2B6

Telephone: 514 631-3288
Fax: 514 631-9484

Association des amateurs d’hirondelles du Québec

Since humans have gone to the trouble of building shelters for the purple martins, we have seen these birds multiply around our homes, rewarding us with their presence and their melodious singing. It is a great passion to attract these purple martins in our yards but it is also an art that everyone can perfect. Who has never noticed these beautiful birds that come back to the same nest every spring? L’association des amateurs d’hirondelles du Québec (L’AAHQ) aims to: bring purple martin amateurs together, favour nesting, list the scattering areas, promote the expansion of the species, study the customs, protect the environment, and discover the multiple secrets of the purple martins.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Astronomy Club

The schedule is varied: observation, sky of the month, conferences… Lectures and conferences are organized on our premises and guests from other clubs or professional astronomers are invited to come and share their knowledge.

Meetings are held at the St-Charles Park chalet (88 St-Charles Avenue). They take place every second Monday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. during the summer, and every Monday during the rest of the year.

If you wish to become a member, the cost is $9 for Dorval residents and $15 for non-residents (including the FAAQ membership). Our members are made up of experts as well as beginners.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Horticultural and Ecological Society

We welcome all people who appreciate plants, whether or not they have any horticultural knowledge. By joining our group, you will meet people who share your passion for gardening, whether it is for indoor plants or for vegetables that grow outside in the earth or in boxes. No specific talent is required.

Monthly meetings feature guest speakers, slide shows, door prizes, a lending library and refreshments. Summer activities include a plant sale, an annual trip by bus, a local garden tour, and three visits of members' gardens in June, July, and August. There is always an exchange of knowledge between members. The Society publishes a monthly bulletin and also has a website. Your membership entitles you to discounts in most local nurseries in Quebec.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Main Streets

Dorval Main Streets is an association of retailers and professionals from the commercial sector of Dorval who want to be good corporate citizens and who recognize the value of a solid group of business people.

Dorval Main Streets has existed since 1996 with the aim of revitalizing and promoting the commercial sector of Dorval. To help reach this goal, annual activities are organized by volunteer committees, such as the Soap Box Derby, the Halloween contest, and the Christmas promotion.

60 Martin Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 3R4

Telephone: 514 633-4210
Fax: 514 633-4078

Friends for Mental Health

The West Island Friends for Mental Health is an organization that gives families information, education, and support to deal with their present family situation. In cooperation with other community organizations in the region, we can offer a better comprehension and acceptance of mental health problems through a public education program.

Telephone: 514 636-6885

L’Équipe Entreprise Team Inc.

L’Équipe Entreprise is a social rehabilitation program and a work integration program for people with mental health problems. L’Équipe Entreprise offers work to any person over 18 living with mental health problems and who demonstrates skills and sufficient stability to allow them to carry-out certain tasks in an environment that is respectful of their work pace and their capacities.

This program has a double goal: on one hand, it offers a job that aims to improve and enhance job skills and increase self-worth while allowing the individual to acquire enriching work experience, and on the other hand, it offers the community quality goods and services at a reduced cost while contributing to the well-being of society by maintaining people in their surroundings.

1375 Trans Canada Route, Suite 100
Dorval, Quebec
H9P 2W8

Telephone: 514 636-1081
Fax: 514 683-5523

Lakeshore Stamp Club

The Lakeshore Stamp Club aims to stimulate and maintain the interest in stamp-collecting, thanks to a variety of activities such as: meetings, seminars, exchanges, auctions, group discussions, and an annual stamp exhibition.

Lakeshore Stamp Club Inc.
Postal Box 1
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
H9R 4N5

Telephone: 514 697-2952
Fax: 514 343-7586

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels services are carried out by volunteers who supply meals to the homes of people who are unable to prepare a meal or who cannot leave the house. The financing for Meals on Wheels is administered by Health and Social Services Agencies.

1474 Fleury East
Montreal, Quebec
H2C 1S1

Telephone: 1 877 277-2722

Pine Beach Citizens’ Association

This district association is one of the oldest in Dorval and on the West Island. It has been very active for many years with children and First Citizens. The association organizes activities for these target groups in the Pine Beach district.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Royal Canadion Legion - Branch #245, Dorval

Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Volunteer West Island

The West Island Volunteer Bureau’s mission is to promote volunteerism by recruiting, training, and referring volunteers for more than 100 non-profit organizations serving the West Island. It is also our mission to provide in-house services and programs to break the isolation for seniors.

1 de l’Église Street
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec
H9X 1W4

Telephone: 514 457-5445
Fax: 514 457-9677

West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped

In 1958, a group of parents founded the WIAIH, an organization that offers services to children and adults living with an intellectual handicap as well as to their families. The Association’s goal is to improve their quality of life and their functioning in the community. WIAIH is a non-profit organization, which is self-financed and raises funds by benefit events, membership fees, and donations (WIAIH is a registered charity) from the public and many other organizations.

111 Donegani
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
H9R 2W3

Telephone: 514 694-7090

West Island Citizen Advocacy

The West Island Citizen Advocacy links West Island people needing help (we call them protégés) with volunteers (we call them sponsors). As a sponsor you offer emotional, practical, or social support, such as accompanying the protégés for shopping or to the bank, or simply sharing an activity that interests both of you.

68 Prince Edward
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
H9R 4C7

Telephone: 514 694-5850
Fax: 514 694-1867


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