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COMMUNITY

Associations Directory



Arts and Culture

Bricoleurs de Dorval

55 years+
WSC
$25 initiation fee • $10 each year
Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All year
55 + handymen are invited to come and visit and to join us in our well-equipped location for woodworking projects.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Artisans’ Guild

The Artisans’ Guild currently has a membership of 40 artisans, involved in more than 20 different disciplines. Membership entitles one to participate in workshops determined according to the demand and to exhibit at the Salon des Artisans in November. The Guild participates in the organization of Dorval Celebrates in August. Annual membership is $15 payable before May 31 for Dorval residents and $25 for non-residents. Application forms are available at the SDCC, the SACC, and on the Dorval Artisans' Guild's website.

1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Québec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Artists’ Association

The Dorval Artists’ Association organizes courses, workshops, conferences and exhibitions for its members and Dorval citizens. Members meet the first Tuesday of the month. Annual membership is $15 for residents $25 for non-residents. Waiting List.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Québec

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Ballet School

The Dorval Ballet School offers classical dance lessons to children four (4) and over as well as to adults who wish to tone their muscles and improve their posture.

Telephone: 514 633-4170

Dorval Historical Society

The mandate of the Dorval Historical Society is to preserve Dorval’s history. 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 testimony 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 local at the SDCC.

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

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Québec
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. In September and in January, 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. A membership to the Guild is $60 a year for Dorval residents and $70 for non-residents. There is wheel adapted for people with a handicap. For more information, please pick up a flyer at the SDCC.

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Scribes

A group of calligraphy enthusiasts who meet 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.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Social Dance Club

The Dorval Social Dance Club offers social dance classes and organizes dance evenings.

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. The weavers also participate in community activities: Dorval Celebrates, the Winter festival, and the annual expo-sale each May. The cost is $25/year (residant rate) to join this tightly woven group.

The official tartan of the City of Dorval, created by the Dorval Weaver’s Guild, was unveiled on February 12, 2010, at the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage. Registered in Scotland with the Scottish Register of Tartans, the design was inspired by the City’s coat of arms, and the selected colours reflect Dorval’s history, geography, beautiful surroundings, and its joie de vivre.

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Friends of the Dorval Library

In 2003, a group of Dorval Library users decided to get more involved. Their mission: make sure that their local library continues to offer as much as possible, the best collections, pertinent services and the latest technology. The group formed a non-profit organization, Friends of the Dorval Library, for which patent letters were issued in the month of December 2003.

Are you a friend?

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.

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. We are always looking for new members. If you are interested in joining our group, do not hesitate to contact us 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 $80,000 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.

523 Meadowvale Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9P 2E6

Telephone: 514 804-4900

Lakeshore Players Inc.

Lakeshore Players Dorval is a not-for-profit community theatre company that has been delivering professional-quality live shows for over 50 years.

The company mounts three major productions per season, each running for a two week period. A volunteer-based organisation, Lakeshore Players Dorval fosters an environment where members can exercise their creativity and passion, both on 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) - AJOI Street workers offer on-the-spot intervention services for teens in trouble. The workers encourage teenagers to discover and develop alternatives to the streets and provide them with the opportunity to speak about their needs.

Telephone: 514 674-1270

Air Cadets Squadron 686

Develops a sense of civic duty and initiative as well as physical ability in young people. Gets youth interested in the aviation element of the Canadian Forces and arouses a concrete interest in aeronautics.

Telephone: 514 634-3888

Children’s Adventure Center

The Children’s Adventure Centre (CAE)

Smurfs and Smurfettes and Snoopy’s Troop are three groups made up of parents and children, organized by volunteer committees. 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 aged 5 to 12 years old. We make every effort to keep the communication lines open between the Camp administration, the personnel, the families and the City of Dorval. We encourage mutual respect between the age groups, the sexes and the different cultures.

The personnel strives to offer a pleasant experience to campers by concentrating on stimulating their social, emotional, intellectual, physical and creative development. The Camp aims at developing a beneficial environment for children 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, Québec

Telephone: 514 633-4225

Dorval Preschool Co-op

The Dorval Preschool is a parent-run cooperative preschool operating out of the Community Centre since 1958. We offer  “learn through play” programs for 3 and 4 year olds. The preschool is administered and maintained by the parents on a non-profit, non-sectarian basis.

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

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.

Guides of Canada – Québec Council
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, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, 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


Sports

Baseball West Island

This organization provides to 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: 514 633-4001

Club Vélo Dorval

Whether you are a diehard biking enthusiast or a beginner who is looking for a group to tour with, Club Vélo Dorval, with over 100 members, is for you. Speed takes second place 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).

Dorval Athletic Association

The Dorval Athletic Association Working in partnership with the Leisure and Culture Department is the volunteer based Dorval Athletic Association. This organization facilitates interaction between its’ thirteen 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, Québec
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 aged 16 and over. Clinics are offered to members who wish to learn or improve their techniques.

Dorval Figure Skating Club

Dorval Ladies Hockey Association

This non-competitive ladies’ hockey is geared to women 19 years old and over. The games are played at Dorval arena on Monday nights from September to the end of March.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Men’s Ball Hockey League

The league’s slogan is "friendship through competition". Dorval men are invited to join the league that runs 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: 514 633-4000

Dorval Municipal Golf Club

You would like to experience a memorable golf game? If so, welcome to GOLF DORVAL. Located only 20 minutes from downtown Montreal, Golf Dorval is equipped with all the facilities necessary to accommodate recreational as well as competitive golfers. We are offering our clientele a challenging eighteen (18) holes course, a lighted driving range , 2 putting greens, 2 reception rooms, a bar and terrace.

1455 Cardinal Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9P 2N8

Telephone: 514 631-4711

Dorval Municipal Tennis Club

The Dorval Municipal Tennis Club, situated close to 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.

Dorval Municipal Tennis Club
1350, Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Québec
H9S 1Y4

Telephone: 514 631-6047

Dorval Old Pros Softball Association

This non-competitive league is for men 30 years old 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: 514 633-4000

Dorval Oldtimers Soccer Association

Non-competitive soccer program for men. The summer season runs from mid-May to the beginning of September. The teams meet on Friday nights at Courtland Park and also play against leagues from nearby communities on Sundays (35 years old and over) and on Wednesdays (45 years old and over). There is also an interior program for local teams on Friday nights at École secondaire Dorval-Jean-XXIII, from mid-September to the beginning of May.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Oldtimers’ Hockey League

The Dorval Oldtimers’ is a hockey league for Dorval residents aged 35 and over.

Dorval Soccer Association

The Dorval Soccer Association is continuing to provide an excellent opportunity for boys and girls, between the ages of 5 and 19, to learn skills, the importance of teamwork as well as having a great time playing soccer.

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

Telephone: 514 633-4121

Dorval Swim Club

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the sport of swimming.  Our main goal is to provide a positive and educated environment for swimmers so that they will continue to enjoy swimming as a lifelong activity.  By means of encouraging a wholesome lifestyle and providing healthy attitudes in both competitions and practices, we will develop strong minds and strong bodies.  We are an enthusiastic and ambitious club.  We strive to be our very best and aim to set and maintain the high standard by which other clubs are measured.

École secondaire Dorval Jean-XXIII Pool
1301 Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Quebec

Mailing address:
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Weight Training Club

This club is open to men and women (12 years old +) and the gym is equipped with Atlantis machines, free weights, a Stairmaster and stationary bikes for your aerobic needs. The membership cost is within everyone’s budget. So why not get into shape at your own pace? Come and visit us!

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

Telephone: 514 993-3737

Dorval Women’s Soccer League

A recreational league for women 18 years old and over. The games are played at St-Charles Park on Monday and Thursday evenings from May to the end of August.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Women’s Softball League

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Youngtimers’ Hockey League

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

Hockey West Island

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

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

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


First Citizens

Club de l’âge d’or de la Présentation

60 years+
Centre d'hébergement de Dorval
$5 membership fee

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Club Dorval 55+ Voyageurs

Differents trips

$10 membership fee for two people living at the same address.

Organized by a volunteer committee, this club offers day trips as well as overnight and overseas trips and special events between the months of January and December.

Their community kiosk is open for information on Wednesdays, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., from January to October, at the Les Jardins Dorval shopping centre.

Dorval Cribbage Club (for senior men)

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

60 years+
SDCC
$40 membership fee

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval North 60+ Club

60 years+
SACC
$5 membership fee
Wednesday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Lakeshore Senior Citizens’ Club

This bilingual club meets weekly for cards and bingo.

60 years+
SDCC
$5 membership fee

Telephone: 514 633-4000

St Veronica Senior Citizen Club

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

55 years +
SDCC
$8 membership fee

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.

55 years +
SACC
$5 membership fee
Monday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
All Year

Telephone: 514 633-4000


Others

Al-Anon

Al-Anon aims to help family and friends of alcoholics whose lives are affected by the compulsion to drink of a family member or a friend. 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.

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, and almost omnipresent and has no conditions as to age or education. Anyone who wishes to solve their problems with alcohol can become a member.

Arthritis West Island Self-Help

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.

50 Dawson Avenue, Suite 103
Dorval, Québec
H9S 1X1

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:

  • Reassemble purple martin amateurs
  • Favour nesting
  • List the scattering areas
  • Study the customs
  • Protect the environment and discover the multiple secrets of the purple martins

Dorval Astronomy Club

Mondays, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
St-Charles Park
$5 membership fee per year

Our members are made up of experts as well as beginners. People of all ages may join. The schedule is varied: observation; sky of the month; lectures. Lectures or conferences are organized on our premises and guests from other clubs or professional astronomers are invited to come and share their knowledge.

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 talent required.

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Legion Branch #245

Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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 exists since 1996 in order to revitalize and promote the commercial sector of Dorval. In order to help reach this goal, annual activities are organized, such as the Soap Box Derby, the Halloween contest and the Christmas promotion.

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

Friends for Mental Health

The West Island Friends for Mental Health 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: 514 633-4000

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.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

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
Dorval, Quebec
Canada, 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 of who cannot leave the house. The financing for meals on wheels is administered by Health and Social Services Agencies.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

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 organises activities for these target groups in the Pine Beach district.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

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 goal of the Association 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, to the bank or simply sharing an activity that interests both of you.

68 Prince Edward
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
Canada H9R 4C7

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

West Island Volunteer Bureau

Volunteer West Island’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


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COMMUNITY

Associations Directory



Arts and Culture

Bricoleurs de Dorval

55 years+
WSC
$25 initiation fee • $10 each year
Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All year
55 + handymen are invited to come and visit and to join us in our well-equipped location for woodworking projects.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Artisans’ Guild

The Artisans’ Guild currently has a membership of 40 artisans, involved in more than 20 different disciplines. Membership entitles one to participate in workshops determined according to the demand and to exhibit at the Salon des Artisans in November. The Guild participates in the organization of Dorval Celebrates in August. Annual membership is $15 payable before May 31 for Dorval residents and $25 for non-residents. Application forms are available at the SDCC, the SACC, and on the Dorval Artisans' Guild's website.

1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Québec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Artists’ Association

The Dorval Artists’ Association organizes courses, workshops, conferences and exhibitions for its members and Dorval citizens. Members meet the first Tuesday of the month. Annual membership is $15 for residents $25 for non-residents. Waiting List.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Québec

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Ballet School

The Dorval Ballet School offers classical dance lessons to children four (4) and over as well as to adults who wish to tone their muscles and improve their posture.

Telephone: 514 633-4170

Dorval Historical Society

The mandate of the Dorval Historical Society is to preserve Dorval’s history. 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 testimony 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 local at the SDCC.

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

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Québec
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. In September and in January, 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. A membership to the Guild is $60 a year for Dorval residents and $70 for non-residents. There is wheel adapted for people with a handicap. For more information, please pick up a flyer at the SDCC.

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Scribes

A group of calligraphy enthusiasts who meet 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.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Social Dance Club

The Dorval Social Dance Club offers social dance classes and organizes dance evenings.

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. The weavers also participate in community activities: Dorval Celebrates, the Winter festival, and the annual expo-sale each May. The cost is $25/year (residant rate) to join this tightly woven group.

The official tartan of the City of Dorval, created by the Dorval Weaver’s Guild, was unveiled on February 12, 2010, at the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage. Registered in Scotland with the Scottish Register of Tartans, the design was inspired by the City’s coat of arms, and the selected colours reflect Dorval’s history, geography, beautiful surroundings, and its joie de vivre.

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Friends of the Dorval Library

In 2003, a group of Dorval Library users decided to get more involved. Their mission: make sure that their local library continues to offer as much as possible, the best collections, pertinent services and the latest technology. The group formed a non-profit organization, Friends of the Dorval Library, for which patent letters were issued in the month of December 2003.

Are you a friend?

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.

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. We are always looking for new members. If you are interested in joining our group, do not hesitate to contact us 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 $80,000 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.

523 Meadowvale Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9P 2E6

Telephone: 514 804-4900

Lakeshore Players Inc.

Lakeshore Players Dorval is a not-for-profit community theatre company that has been delivering professional-quality live shows for over 50 years.

The company mounts three major productions per season, each running for a two week period. A volunteer-based organisation, Lakeshore Players Dorval fosters an environment where members can exercise their creativity and passion, both on 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) - AJOI Street workers offer on-the-spot intervention services for teens in trouble. The workers encourage teenagers to discover and develop alternatives to the streets and provide them with the opportunity to speak about their needs.

Telephone: 514 674-1270

Air Cadets Squadron 686

Develops a sense of civic duty and initiative as well as physical ability in young people. Gets youth interested in the aviation element of the Canadian Forces and arouses a concrete interest in aeronautics.

Telephone: 514 634-3888

Children’s Adventure Center

The Children’s Adventure Centre (CAE)

Smurfs and Smurfettes and Snoopy’s Troop are three groups made up of parents and children, organized by volunteer committees. 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 aged 5 to 12 years old. We make every effort to keep the communication lines open between the Camp administration, the personnel, the families and the City of Dorval. We encourage mutual respect between the age groups, the sexes and the different cultures.

The personnel strives to offer a pleasant experience to campers by concentrating on stimulating their social, emotional, intellectual, physical and creative development. The Camp aims at developing a beneficial environment for children 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, Québec

Telephone: 514 633-4225

Dorval Preschool Co-op

The Dorval Preschool is a parent-run cooperative preschool operating out of the Community Centre since 1958. We offer  “learn through play” programs for 3 and 4 year olds. The preschool is administered and maintained by the parents on a non-profit, non-sectarian basis.

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

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.

Guides of Canada – Québec Council
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, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, 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


Sports

Baseball West Island

This organization provides to 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: 514 633-4001

Club Vélo Dorval

Whether you are a diehard biking enthusiast or a beginner who is looking for a group to tour with, Club Vélo Dorval, with over 100 members, is for you. Speed takes second place 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).

Dorval Athletic Association

The Dorval Athletic Association Working in partnership with the Leisure and Culture Department is the volunteer based Dorval Athletic Association. This organization facilitates interaction between its’ thirteen 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, Québec
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 aged 16 and over. Clinics are offered to members who wish to learn or improve their techniques.

Dorval Figure Skating Club

Dorval Ladies Hockey Association

This non-competitive ladies’ hockey is geared to women 19 years old and over. The games are played at Dorval arena on Monday nights from September to the end of March.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Men’s Ball Hockey League

The league’s slogan is "friendship through competition". Dorval men are invited to join the league that runs 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: 514 633-4000

Dorval Municipal Golf Club

You would like to experience a memorable golf game? If so, welcome to GOLF DORVAL. Located only 20 minutes from downtown Montreal, Golf Dorval is equipped with all the facilities necessary to accommodate recreational as well as competitive golfers. We are offering our clientele a challenging eighteen (18) holes course, a lighted driving range , 2 putting greens, 2 reception rooms, a bar and terrace.

1455 Cardinal Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9P 2N8

Telephone: 514 631-4711

Dorval Municipal Tennis Club

The Dorval Municipal Tennis Club, situated close to 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.

Dorval Municipal Tennis Club
1350, Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Québec
H9S 1Y4

Telephone: 514 631-6047

Dorval Old Pros Softball Association

This non-competitive league is for men 30 years old 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: 514 633-4000

Dorval Oldtimers Soccer Association

Non-competitive soccer program for men. The summer season runs from mid-May to the beginning of September. The teams meet on Friday nights at Courtland Park and also play against leagues from nearby communities on Sundays (35 years old and over) and on Wednesdays (45 years old and over). There is also an interior program for local teams on Friday nights at École secondaire Dorval-Jean-XXIII, from mid-September to the beginning of May.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Oldtimers’ Hockey League

The Dorval Oldtimers’ is a hockey league for Dorval residents aged 35 and over.

Dorval Soccer Association

The Dorval Soccer Association is continuing to provide an excellent opportunity for boys and girls, between the ages of 5 and 19, to learn skills, the importance of teamwork as well as having a great time playing soccer.

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

Telephone: 514 633-4121

Dorval Swim Club

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the sport of swimming.  Our main goal is to provide a positive and educated environment for swimmers so that they will continue to enjoy swimming as a lifelong activity.  By means of encouraging a wholesome lifestyle and providing healthy attitudes in both competitions and practices, we will develop strong minds and strong bodies.  We are an enthusiastic and ambitious club.  We strive to be our very best and aim to set and maintain the high standard by which other clubs are measured.

École secondaire Dorval Jean-XXIII Pool
1301 Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Quebec

Mailing address:
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Weight Training Club

This club is open to men and women (12 years old +) and the gym is equipped with Atlantis machines, free weights, a Stairmaster and stationary bikes for your aerobic needs. The membership cost is within everyone’s budget. So why not get into shape at your own pace? Come and visit us!

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

Telephone: 514 993-3737

Dorval Women’s Soccer League

A recreational league for women 18 years old and over. The games are played at St-Charles Park on Monday and Thursday evenings from May to the end of August.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Women’s Softball League

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Youngtimers’ Hockey League

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

Hockey West Island

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

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

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


First Citizens

Club de l’âge d’or de la Présentation

60 years+
Centre d'hébergement de Dorval
$5 membership fee

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Club Dorval 55+ Voyageurs

Differents trips

$10 membership fee for two people living at the same address.

Organized by a volunteer committee, this club offers day trips as well as overnight and overseas trips and special events between the months of January and December.

Their community kiosk is open for information on Wednesdays, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., from January to October, at the Les Jardins Dorval shopping centre.

Dorval Cribbage Club (for senior men)

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

60 years+
SDCC
$40 membership fee

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval North 60+ Club

60 years+
SACC
$5 membership fee
Wednesday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Lakeshore Senior Citizens’ Club

This bilingual club meets weekly for cards and bingo.

60 years+
SDCC
$5 membership fee

Telephone: 514 633-4000

St Veronica Senior Citizen Club

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

55 years +
SDCC
$8 membership fee

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.

55 years +
SACC
$5 membership fee
Monday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
All Year

Telephone: 514 633-4000


Others

Al-Anon

Al-Anon aims to help family and friends of alcoholics whose lives are affected by the compulsion to drink of a family member or a friend. 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.

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, and almost omnipresent and has no conditions as to age or education. Anyone who wishes to solve their problems with alcohol can become a member.

Arthritis West Island Self-Help

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.

50 Dawson Avenue, Suite 103
Dorval, Québec
H9S 1X1

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:

  • Reassemble purple martin amateurs
  • Favour nesting
  • List the scattering areas
  • Study the customs
  • Protect the environment and discover the multiple secrets of the purple martins

Dorval Astronomy Club

Mondays, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
St-Charles Park
$5 membership fee per year

Our members are made up of experts as well as beginners. People of all ages may join. The schedule is varied: observation; sky of the month; lectures. Lectures or conferences are organized on our premises and guests from other clubs or professional astronomers are invited to come and share their knowledge.

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 talent required.

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Legion Branch #245

Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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 exists since 1996 in order to revitalize and promote the commercial sector of Dorval. In order to help reach this goal, annual activities are organized, such as the Soap Box Derby, the Halloween contest and the Christmas promotion.

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

Friends for Mental Health

The West Island Friends for Mental Health 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: 514 633-4000

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.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

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
Dorval, Quebec
Canada, 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 of who cannot leave the house. The financing for meals on wheels is administered by Health and Social Services Agencies.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

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 organises activities for these target groups in the Pine Beach district.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

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 goal of the Association 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, to the bank or simply sharing an activity that interests both of you.

68 Prince Edward
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
Canada H9R 4C7

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

West Island Volunteer Bureau

Volunteer West Island’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


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Arts and Culture

Bricoleurs de Dorval

55 years+
WSC
$25 initiation fee • $10 each year
Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All year
55 + handymen are invited to come and visit and to join us in our well-equipped location for woodworking projects.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Artisans’ Guild

The Artisans’ Guild currently has a membership of 40 artisans, involved in more than 20 different disciplines. Membership entitles one to participate in workshops determined according to the demand and to exhibit at the Salon des Artisans in November. The Guild participates in the organization of Dorval Celebrates in August. Annual membership is $15 payable before May 31 for Dorval residents and $25 for non-residents. Application forms are available at the SDCC, the SACC, and on the Dorval Artisans' Guild's website.

1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Québec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Artists’ Association

The Dorval Artists’ Association organizes courses, workshops, conferences and exhibitions for its members and Dorval citizens. Members meet the first Tuesday of the month. Annual membership is $15 for residents $25 for non-residents. Waiting List.

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Québec

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Ballet School

The Dorval Ballet School offers classical dance lessons to children four (4) and over as well as to adults who wish to tone their muscles and improve their posture.

Telephone: 514 633-4170

Dorval Historical Society

The mandate of the Dorval Historical Society is to preserve Dorval’s history. 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 testimony 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 local at the SDCC.

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

Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Québec
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. In September and in January, 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. A membership to the Guild is $60 a year for Dorval residents and $70 for non-residents. There is wheel adapted for people with a handicap. For more information, please pick up a flyer at the SDCC.

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Scribes

A group of calligraphy enthusiasts who meet 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.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Social Dance Club

The Dorval Social Dance Club offers social dance classes and organizes dance evenings.

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. The weavers also participate in community activities: Dorval Celebrates, the Winter festival, and the annual expo-sale each May. The cost is $25/year (residant rate) to join this tightly woven group.

The official tartan of the City of Dorval, created by the Dorval Weaver’s Guild, was unveiled on February 12, 2010, at the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage. Registered in Scotland with the Scottish Register of Tartans, the design was inspired by the City’s coat of arms, and the selected colours reflect Dorval’s history, geography, beautiful surroundings, and its joie de vivre.

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Friends of the Dorval Library

In 2003, a group of Dorval Library users decided to get more involved. Their mission: make sure that their local library continues to offer as much as possible, the best collections, pertinent services and the latest technology. The group formed a non-profit organization, Friends of the Dorval Library, for which patent letters were issued in the month of December 2003.

Are you a friend?

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.

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. We are always looking for new members. If you are interested in joining our group, do not hesitate to contact us 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 $80,000 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.

523 Meadowvale Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9P 2E6

Telephone: 514 804-4900

Lakeshore Players Inc.

Lakeshore Players Dorval is a not-for-profit community theatre company that has been delivering professional-quality live shows for over 50 years.

The company mounts three major productions per season, each running for a two week period. A volunteer-based organisation, Lakeshore Players Dorval fosters an environment where members can exercise their creativity and passion, both on 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) - AJOI Street workers offer on-the-spot intervention services for teens in trouble. The workers encourage teenagers to discover and develop alternatives to the streets and provide them with the opportunity to speak about their needs.

Telephone: 514 674-1270

Air Cadets Squadron 686

Develops a sense of civic duty and initiative as well as physical ability in young people. Gets youth interested in the aviation element of the Canadian Forces and arouses a concrete interest in aeronautics.

Telephone: 514 634-3888

Children’s Adventure Center

The Children’s Adventure Centre (CAE)

Smurfs and Smurfettes and Snoopy’s Troop are three groups made up of parents and children, organized by volunteer committees. 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 aged 5 to 12 years old. We make every effort to keep the communication lines open between the Camp administration, the personnel, the families and the City of Dorval. We encourage mutual respect between the age groups, the sexes and the different cultures.

The personnel strives to offer a pleasant experience to campers by concentrating on stimulating their social, emotional, intellectual, physical and creative development. The Camp aims at developing a beneficial environment for children 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, Québec

Telephone: 514 633-4225

Dorval Preschool Co-op

The Dorval Preschool is a parent-run cooperative preschool operating out of the Community Centre since 1958. We offer  “learn through play” programs for 3 and 4 year olds. The preschool is administered and maintained by the parents on a non-profit, non-sectarian basis.

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

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.

Guides of Canada – Québec Council
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, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, 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


Sports

Baseball West Island

This organization provides to 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: 514 633-4001

Club Vélo Dorval

Whether you are a diehard biking enthusiast or a beginner who is looking for a group to tour with, Club Vélo Dorval, with over 100 members, is for you. Speed takes second place 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).

Dorval Athletic Association

The Dorval Athletic Association Working in partnership with the Leisure and Culture Department is the volunteer based Dorval Athletic Association. This organization facilitates interaction between its’ thirteen 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, Québec
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 aged 16 and over. Clinics are offered to members who wish to learn or improve their techniques.

Dorval Figure Skating Club

Dorval Ladies Hockey Association

This non-competitive ladies’ hockey is geared to women 19 years old and over. The games are played at Dorval arena on Monday nights from September to the end of March.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Men’s Ball Hockey League

The league’s slogan is "friendship through competition". Dorval men are invited to join the league that runs 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: 514 633-4000

Dorval Municipal Golf Club

You would like to experience a memorable golf game? If so, welcome to GOLF DORVAL. Located only 20 minutes from downtown Montreal, Golf Dorval is equipped with all the facilities necessary to accommodate recreational as well as competitive golfers. We are offering our clientele a challenging eighteen (18) holes course, a lighted driving range , 2 putting greens, 2 reception rooms, a bar and terrace.

1455 Cardinal Avenue
Dorval, Quebec
H9P 2N8

Telephone: 514 631-4711

Dorval Municipal Tennis Club

The Dorval Municipal Tennis Club, situated close to 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.

Dorval Municipal Tennis Club
1350, Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Québec
H9S 1Y4

Telephone: 514 631-6047

Dorval Old Pros Softball Association

This non-competitive league is for men 30 years old 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: 514 633-4000

Dorval Oldtimers Soccer Association

Non-competitive soccer program for men. The summer season runs from mid-May to the beginning of September. The teams meet on Friday nights at Courtland Park and also play against leagues from nearby communities on Sundays (35 years old and over) and on Wednesdays (45 years old and over). There is also an interior program for local teams on Friday nights at École secondaire Dorval-Jean-XXIII, from mid-September to the beginning of May.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Oldtimers’ Hockey League

The Dorval Oldtimers’ is a hockey league for Dorval residents aged 35 and over.

Dorval Soccer Association

The Dorval Soccer Association is continuing to provide an excellent opportunity for boys and girls, between the ages of 5 and 19, to learn skills, the importance of teamwork as well as having a great time playing soccer.

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

Telephone: 514 633-4121

Dorval Swim Club

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the sport of swimming.  Our main goal is to provide a positive and educated environment for swimmers so that they will continue to enjoy swimming as a lifelong activity.  By means of encouraging a wholesome lifestyle and providing healthy attitudes in both competitions and practices, we will develop strong minds and strong bodies.  We are an enthusiastic and ambitious club.  We strive to be our very best and aim to set and maintain the high standard by which other clubs are measured.

École secondaire Dorval Jean-XXIII Pool
1301 Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Quebec

Mailing address:
1335 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Quebec
H9S 2E5

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Weight Training Club

This club is open to men and women (12 years old +) and the gym is equipped with Atlantis machines, free weights, a Stairmaster and stationary bikes for your aerobic needs. The membership cost is within everyone’s budget. So why not get into shape at your own pace? Come and visit us!

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

Telephone: 514 993-3737

Dorval Women’s Soccer League

A recreational league for women 18 years old and over. The games are played at St-Charles Park on Monday and Thursday evenings from May to the end of August.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Women’s Softball League

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Youngtimers’ Hockey League

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

Hockey West Island

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

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

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


First Citizens

Club de l’âge d’or de la Présentation

60 years+
Centre d'hébergement de Dorval
$5 membership fee

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Club Dorval 55+ Voyageurs

Differents trips

$10 membership fee for two people living at the same address.

Organized by a volunteer committee, this club offers day trips as well as overnight and overseas trips and special events between the months of January and December.

Their community kiosk is open for information on Wednesdays, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., from January to October, at the Les Jardins Dorval shopping centre.

Dorval Cribbage Club (for senior men)

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

60 years+
SDCC
$40 membership fee

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval North 60+ Club

60 years+
SACC
$5 membership fee
Wednesday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Lakeshore Senior Citizens’ Club

This bilingual club meets weekly for cards and bingo.

60 years+
SDCC
$5 membership fee

Telephone: 514 633-4000

St Veronica Senior Citizen Club

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

55 years +
SDCC
$8 membership fee

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.

55 years +
SACC
$5 membership fee
Monday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
All Year

Telephone: 514 633-4000


Others

Al-Anon

Al-Anon aims to help family and friends of alcoholics whose lives are affected by the compulsion to drink of a family member or a friend. 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.

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, and almost omnipresent and has no conditions as to age or education. Anyone who wishes to solve their problems with alcohol can become a member.

Arthritis West Island Self-Help

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.

50 Dawson Avenue, Suite 103
Dorval, Québec
H9S 1X1

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:

  • Reassemble purple martin amateurs
  • Favour nesting
  • List the scattering areas
  • Study the customs
  • Protect the environment and discover the multiple secrets of the purple martins

Dorval Astronomy Club

Mondays, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
St-Charles Park
$5 membership fee per year

Our members are made up of experts as well as beginners. People of all ages may join. The schedule is varied: observation; sky of the month; lectures. Lectures or conferences are organized on our premises and guests from other clubs or professional astronomers are invited to come and share their knowledge.

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 talent required.

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

Telephone: 514 633-4000

Dorval Legion Branch #245

Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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 exists since 1996 in order to revitalize and promote the commercial sector of Dorval. In order to help reach this goal, annual activities are organized, such as the Soap Box Derby, the Halloween contest and the Christmas promotion.

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

Friends for Mental Health

The West Island Friends for Mental Health 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: 514 633-4000

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.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

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
Dorval, Quebec
Canada, 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 of who cannot leave the house. The financing for meals on wheels is administered by Health and Social Services Agencies.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

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 organises activities for these target groups in the Pine Beach district.

Telephone: 514 633-4000

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 goal of the Association 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, to the bank or simply sharing an activity that interests both of you.

68 Prince Edward
Pointe-Claire, Quebec
Canada H9R 4C7

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

West Island Volunteer Bureau

Volunteer West Island’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


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