It’s great to
        live in Dorval!

It’s great to
        live in Dorval!

LEISURE AND CULTURE

Courses and Activities - Children


Aquatics


Recreational Swimming

You can enjoy various recreational swimming periods in the City's aquatic centres.


Swimming Lessons - Aquadapt

These are one-on-one classes pairing a person with a disability with an experienced swim instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Parent and Tot (5 to 24 months)

At the outdoor aquatic centres

This course is a half-hour of fun-filled learning experiences for parents with children ages 5 to 24 months. Parents and children learn how to be comfortable in the water through play, with the guidance of an instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Parent and Tot 1 (5 to 12 months)

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex
In the recreational pool

This course is a half-hour of fun-filled learning experiences for parents with children ages 5 to 12 months. Parents and children learn how to be comfortable in the water through play, with the guidance of an instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Parent and Tot 2 (12 to 24 months)

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex
In the recreational pool

This course is a half-hour of fun-filled learning experiences for parents with children ages 12 to 24 months. Parents and children learn how to be comfortable in the water through play, with the guidance of an instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Private

This one-on-one course is for people of all ages who wish to improve their swimming skills. Every course is personalized according to the skills, strengths, and weaknesses of each swimmer, and lesson plans are adapted to foster progress and results.


Swimming Lessons - Semi-Private

This course is for people of all ages who wish to improve their swimming skills. The ratio is two participants for an instructor. Every course is personalized according to the skills, strengths, and weaknesses of each swimmer, and lesson plans are adapted to foster progress and results.


Swimming Lessons - Stroke Improvement

This class focuses on the improvement of the four competitive strokes.


Swimming Lessons (1) - White

Minimum age suggested: 2 years

Course’s program:

  • Jump from the side with a bubble on, unassisted
  • Forward swimming for 12 metres with a bubble on, arms with directional control
  • Blow bubbles while swimming with a bubble on
  • Swim for 2 metres unassisted, face in the water
  • Back float with head support

Swimming Lessons (2) - Yellow

Course’s program:

  • Jump in, unassisted
  • Demonstrate a front and back glide
  • Swim for 12 metres unassisted, no bubble, face in water
  • Front and back float unassisted (5 seconds)

Swimming Lessons (3) - Green

Course’s program:

  • Push off the wall, streamline with kick for 6 metres
  • Swim front crawl for 12 metres
  • Endurance swim for 24 metres continuously
  • Backstroke kick for 12 metres
  • Rolling floats (front to back, back to front)
  • Retrieve an item from the bottom of the pool

Swimming Lessons (4) - Red

Course’s program:

  • Submerged push off into streamline kick (front)
  • Front crawl for 25 metres with breathing to the side
  • Backstroke for 12 metres
  • Backstroke kick for 25 metres

Swimming Lessons (5) - Blue

Course’s program:

  • Push off the wall into streamline position (back)
  • Front crawl for 50 metres
  • Backstroke for 25 metres
  • Breaststroke kick for 25 metres

Swimming Lessons (6-7) - Bronze/Silver

Course’s program:

  • Front crawl for 75 metres
  • Backstroke for 75 metres and breaststroke for 75 metres
  • Butterfly kick for 50 metres
  • Introduction to butterfly arms
  • Introduction to flip turns
  • Push off the wall into streamline position

Swimming Lessons (6) - Bronze

Course’s program:

  • Push off the wall into streamline position (back)
  • Front crawl for 50 metres
  • Backstroke for 50 metres
  • Breaststroke kick for 50 metres

Swimming Lessons (7-8) - Silver/Gold

Course’s program:

  • Front crawl for 100 metres
  • Back crawl for 75 metres
  • Backstroke for 75 metres
  • Breaststroke for 100 metres
  • Butterfly for 50 metres
  • Introduction to flip turns

Swimming Lessons (7) - Silver

Course’s program:

  • Front crawl for 75 m
  • Backstroke for 75 m
  • Breaststroke for 75 m
  • Butterfly kick for 50 m
  • Introduction to butterfly arms
  • Introduction to flip turns

Swimming Lessons (8) - Gold

Course’s program:

  • Front crawl for 100 m
  • Breaststroke for 100 m
  • Backstroke for 100 m
  • Butterfly for 50 m

Wibit Evenings at the Aquatic Centres

Challenge yourself to this obstacle course made of inflatable structures in the water.



Arts and Culture


Baby Rhymes

Fridays, January 26 to May 25, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

A session of rhymes and songs followed by a “free play” period with coffee and conversations for the grown-ups!


Ballet

Here is the City's parter organisation that offers ballet in Dorval.


Craft Packs

At the Dorval Library

Children can enjoy completing a simple craft as part of their library visit.


Story Time Club

Saturdays, January 27 to May 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Stories, songs, and crafts!


Tasty Treats: Cooking With Wild Plants and Herbs

Saturday, June 16, at 2 p.m.
Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage

Come meet Patrick Garcia, harvester, animator, and speaker, to learn the basics of wild cooking and native plant cultivation.


Traditional Games Fair!

Sunday, May 27, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage


Test your skills at this outdoor fair with our grandparents’ and great-grandparents’ favourite games!


Tuesday Outings/Special Activities for Children

The Surrey Kids Klub organizes outings every Tuesday to explore the island of Montreal, using public transport with buses exclusively reserved for us.



Library


Baby Rhymes

Fridays, January 26 to May 25, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

A session of rhymes and songs followed by a “free play” period with coffee and conversations for the grown-ups!


Craft Packs

At the Dorval Library

Children can enjoy completing a simple craft as part of their library visit.


Morning Story Time

Thursdays, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
June 28 to August 16
At the Dorval Library

Listen to stories under a tree outside the Library.


Reading Buddies

As of July 3
At the Dorval Library

Little Buddies are matched with enthusiastic teen volunteer Big Buddies to get together at the Library and participate in one-on-one reading activities.


Story Time Club

Saturdays, January 27 to May 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Stories, songs, and crafts!


Sunset Story Time

Tuesdays, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 26 to August 14
At the Dorval Library

Listen to stories under a tree outside the Library.


TD Reading Club Activity: “Story Mob” Kick-off Event

Wednesday, June 27, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Pick up your Reading Kit and find out about all the fun in store for you this summer, then bring a story to life as part of a “story mob”!


TD Reading Club Activity: Crazy About Sports

FULL

Monday, July 30, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join in an hour of fun games and sport-based activities!


TD Reading Club Activity: Exploring Mars (in French)

Monday, July 16, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about the red planet and then use your knowledge to navigate robots through the “Martian terrain”.


TD Reading Club Activity: Gotta Dance!

FULL

Monday, August 8, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Come burn off some energy and have a blast while learning some basic dance steps.


TD Reading Club Activity: I ♥ Mummy

FULL

Monday, August 13, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn how the ancient Egyptians preserved bodies through mummification and make your own mini mummy!


TD Reading Club Activity: I’ve Got Rhythm!

FULL

Wednesday, July 25, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover different types of drums and participate in a “world-music” performance featuring various percussion instruments from around the globe.


TD Reading Club Activity: Keen on Kites

FULL

Wednesday, July 18, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Make your own beautifully decorated kite, inspired by the colours of your dreams.


TD Reading Club Activity: Mad About Manga!

FULL

Wednesday, July 11, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Be inspired by the art of the Japanese comic book style, Manga, to create your own unique visual story.


TD Reading Club Activity: Magic Show (Closing)

Wednesday, August 15, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Wrap up your TD summer with this fun-filled, interactive magic presentation by magician Louis Jutras.


TD Reading Club Activity: Passion for Pokémon

Wednesday, August 1, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Make your own beaded Pikachu keychain!


TD Reading Club Activity: Passion for Robots

Wednesday, July 4
Group 1: from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Group 2: from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Work in teams to build robots using Lego® and create simple computer programs to make them move!


TD Reading Club Activity: Reach for the Stars (in French)

FULL

Monday, July 9, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the secrets of our sun, the planets, asteroids, meteorites and comets, and make a mobile to take home!


TD Reading Club Activity: Stop-Motion Animation

FULL

Monday, July 23, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about “cut-out” animation, a technique using flat characters, props, and backgrounds; then work in a team to produce a short animation.


TD Reading Club Activity: Travel Bug!

FULL

Monday, August 6, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Dream of all the places you can visit as you recreate, through crafts, the most beautiful monuments and landscapes of the world.


The Dungeon Crawl Club (NEW)

Thursdays, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., from July 5 to August 16
At the Dorval Library

Take part in a dungeon adventure this summer!



Sports


Baseball

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of baseball.


Basketball

You can enjoy open activities, including basketball, in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex gymnasium.


Bocce

Two non-lit bocce fields are located at the Jean-Paul Bernier Park.


Cosom hockey

You can enjoy open activities, including cosom hockey, in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex gymnasium.


Disc Golf

A 3-basket disc golf course is located at Windsor Park.


Free Dance Workshops: Latin Dance

Come and explore a Latin dance workshop by La Danza Descalza, with artists and pedagogues Andrea Nino, Yesenia Fuentes, and Laurence Sabourin.


Golf

The City of Dorval has a beautiful golf course.


Hockey

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of hockey.


Pickleball

You can enjoy open activities, including pickleball, in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex gymnasium.


Ringette

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of ringette.


Rugby

A rugby field is located at Academy Sainte-Anne and is available for rental to Dorval Citizens.


Skate Camp

At the Surrey Aquatic and Community Centre
(1945 Parkfield Avenue)

If you’re looking to learn the basics of skateboarding or to improve your techniques, this is the camp for you!


Skating

The City offers various skating options to its citizens.


Soccer

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of soccer.


Swimming

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of swim clubs and swimming courses.


Tennis

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of tennis.


Volleyball

You can enjoy open activities, including voleyball, in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex gymnasium.



Others


Astronomy

Here is the City's parter organisation that reunites astronomy enthousiasts.


Dorval Day Camp - Summer 2018

Dorval Day Camp for children ages 5 (completed kindergarten) to 12.


Stamp collecting

Here is the stamp club that operates in Dorval.


Surrey Kids Klub (SKK)

The SKK is an 8-week structured park program for children ages 6 to 11 who want to stay active and entertained over the summer, but who are not in need of a daycare.


Tuesday Outings/Special Activities for Children

The Surrey Kids Klub organizes outings every Tuesday to explore the island of Montreal, using public transport with buses exclusively reserved for us.


SEARCH FOR COURSES AND ACTIVITIES




Registration for Courses and Activities
Registration for Courses and Activities
LEISURE AND CULTURE

Courses and Activities - Children


Aquatics


Recreational Swimming

You can enjoy various recreational swimming periods in the City's aquatic centres.


Swimming Lessons - Aquadapt

These are one-on-one classes pairing a person with a disability with an experienced swim instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Parent and Tot (5 to 24 months)

At the outdoor aquatic centres

This course is a half-hour of fun-filled learning experiences for parents with children ages 5 to 24 months. Parents and children learn how to be comfortable in the water through play, with the guidance of an instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Parent and Tot 1 (5 to 12 months)

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex
In the recreational pool

This course is a half-hour of fun-filled learning experiences for parents with children ages 5 to 12 months. Parents and children learn how to be comfortable in the water through play, with the guidance of an instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Parent and Tot 2 (12 to 24 months)

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex
In the recreational pool

This course is a half-hour of fun-filled learning experiences for parents with children ages 12 to 24 months. Parents and children learn how to be comfortable in the water through play, with the guidance of an instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Private

This one-on-one course is for people of all ages who wish to improve their swimming skills. Every course is personalized according to the skills, strengths, and weaknesses of each swimmer, and lesson plans are adapted to foster progress and results.


Swimming Lessons - Semi-Private

This course is for people of all ages who wish to improve their swimming skills. The ratio is two participants for an instructor. Every course is personalized according to the skills, strengths, and weaknesses of each swimmer, and lesson plans are adapted to foster progress and results.


Swimming Lessons - Stroke Improvement

This class focuses on the improvement of the four competitive strokes.


Swimming Lessons (1) - White

Minimum age suggested: 2 years

Course’s program:

  • Jump from the side with a bubble on, unassisted
  • Forward swimming for 12 metres with a bubble on, arms with directional control
  • Blow bubbles while swimming with a bubble on
  • Swim for 2 metres unassisted, face in the water
  • Back float with head support

Swimming Lessons (2) - Yellow

Course’s program:

  • Jump in, unassisted
  • Demonstrate a front and back glide
  • Swim for 12 metres unassisted, no bubble, face in water
  • Front and back float unassisted (5 seconds)

Swimming Lessons (3) - Green

Course’s program:

  • Push off the wall, streamline with kick for 6 metres
  • Swim front crawl for 12 metres
  • Endurance swim for 24 metres continuously
  • Backstroke kick for 12 metres
  • Rolling floats (front to back, back to front)
  • Retrieve an item from the bottom of the pool

Swimming Lessons (4) - Red

Course’s program:

  • Submerged push off into streamline kick (front)
  • Front crawl for 25 metres with breathing to the side
  • Backstroke for 12 metres
  • Backstroke kick for 25 metres

Swimming Lessons (5) - Blue

Course’s program:

  • Push off the wall into streamline position (back)
  • Front crawl for 50 metres
  • Backstroke for 25 metres
  • Breaststroke kick for 25 metres

Swimming Lessons (6-7) - Bronze/Silver

Course’s program:

  • Front crawl for 75 metres
  • Backstroke for 75 metres and breaststroke for 75 metres
  • Butterfly kick for 50 metres
  • Introduction to butterfly arms
  • Introduction to flip turns
  • Push off the wall into streamline position

Swimming Lessons (6) - Bronze

Course’s program:

  • Push off the wall into streamline position (back)
  • Front crawl for 50 metres
  • Backstroke for 50 metres
  • Breaststroke kick for 50 metres

Swimming Lessons (7-8) - Silver/Gold

Course’s program:

  • Front crawl for 100 metres
  • Back crawl for 75 metres
  • Backstroke for 75 metres
  • Breaststroke for 100 metres
  • Butterfly for 50 metres
  • Introduction to flip turns

Swimming Lessons (7) - Silver

Course’s program:

  • Front crawl for 75 m
  • Backstroke for 75 m
  • Breaststroke for 75 m
  • Butterfly kick for 50 m
  • Introduction to butterfly arms
  • Introduction to flip turns

Swimming Lessons (8) - Gold

Course’s program:

  • Front crawl for 100 m
  • Breaststroke for 100 m
  • Backstroke for 100 m
  • Butterfly for 50 m

Wibit Evenings at the Aquatic Centres

Challenge yourself to this obstacle course made of inflatable structures in the water.



Arts and Culture


Baby Rhymes

Fridays, January 26 to May 25, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

A session of rhymes and songs followed by a “free play” period with coffee and conversations for the grown-ups!


Ballet

Here is the City's parter organisation that offers ballet in Dorval.


Craft Packs

At the Dorval Library

Children can enjoy completing a simple craft as part of their library visit.


Story Time Club

Saturdays, January 27 to May 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Stories, songs, and crafts!


Tasty Treats: Cooking With Wild Plants and Herbs

Saturday, June 16, at 2 p.m.
Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage

Come meet Patrick Garcia, harvester, animator, and speaker, to learn the basics of wild cooking and native plant cultivation.


Traditional Games Fair!

Sunday, May 27, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage


Test your skills at this outdoor fair with our grandparents’ and great-grandparents’ favourite games!


Tuesday Outings/Special Activities for Children

The Surrey Kids Klub organizes outings every Tuesday to explore the island of Montreal, using public transport with buses exclusively reserved for us.



Library


Baby Rhymes

Fridays, January 26 to May 25, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

A session of rhymes and songs followed by a “free play” period with coffee and conversations for the grown-ups!


Craft Packs

At the Dorval Library

Children can enjoy completing a simple craft as part of their library visit.


Morning Story Time

Thursdays, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
June 28 to August 16
At the Dorval Library

Listen to stories under a tree outside the Library.


Reading Buddies

As of July 3
At the Dorval Library

Little Buddies are matched with enthusiastic teen volunteer Big Buddies to get together at the Library and participate in one-on-one reading activities.


Story Time Club

Saturdays, January 27 to May 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Stories, songs, and crafts!


Sunset Story Time

Tuesdays, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 26 to August 14
At the Dorval Library

Listen to stories under a tree outside the Library.


TD Reading Club Activity: “Story Mob” Kick-off Event

Wednesday, June 27, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Pick up your Reading Kit and find out about all the fun in store for you this summer, then bring a story to life as part of a “story mob”!


TD Reading Club Activity: Crazy About Sports

FULL

Monday, July 30, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join in an hour of fun games and sport-based activities!


TD Reading Club Activity: Exploring Mars (in French)

Monday, July 16, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about the red planet and then use your knowledge to navigate robots through the “Martian terrain”.


TD Reading Club Activity: Gotta Dance!

FULL

Monday, August 8, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Come burn off some energy and have a blast while learning some basic dance steps.


TD Reading Club Activity: I ♥ Mummy

FULL

Monday, August 13, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn how the ancient Egyptians preserved bodies through mummification and make your own mini mummy!


TD Reading Club Activity: I’ve Got Rhythm!

FULL

Wednesday, July 25, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover different types of drums and participate in a “world-music” performance featuring various percussion instruments from around the globe.


TD Reading Club Activity: Keen on Kites

FULL

Wednesday, July 18, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Make your own beautifully decorated kite, inspired by the colours of your dreams.


TD Reading Club Activity: Mad About Manga!

FULL

Wednesday, July 11, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Be inspired by the art of the Japanese comic book style, Manga, to create your own unique visual story.


TD Reading Club Activity: Magic Show (Closing)

Wednesday, August 15, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Wrap up your TD summer with this fun-filled, interactive magic presentation by magician Louis Jutras.


TD Reading Club Activity: Passion for Pokémon

Wednesday, August 1, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Make your own beaded Pikachu keychain!


TD Reading Club Activity: Passion for Robots

Wednesday, July 4
Group 1: from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Group 2: from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Work in teams to build robots using Lego® and create simple computer programs to make them move!


TD Reading Club Activity: Reach for the Stars (in French)

FULL

Monday, July 9, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the secrets of our sun, the planets, asteroids, meteorites and comets, and make a mobile to take home!


TD Reading Club Activity: Stop-Motion Animation

FULL

Monday, July 23, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about “cut-out” animation, a technique using flat characters, props, and backgrounds; then work in a team to produce a short animation.


TD Reading Club Activity: Travel Bug!

FULL

Monday, August 6, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Dream of all the places you can visit as you recreate, through crafts, the most beautiful monuments and landscapes of the world.


The Dungeon Crawl Club (NEW)

Thursdays, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., from July 5 to August 16
At the Dorval Library

Take part in a dungeon adventure this summer!



Sports


Baseball

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of baseball.


Basketball

You can enjoy open activities, including basketball, in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex gymnasium.


Bocce

Two non-lit bocce fields are located at the Jean-Paul Bernier Park.


Cosom hockey

You can enjoy open activities, including cosom hockey, in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex gymnasium.


Disc Golf

A 3-basket disc golf course is located at Windsor Park.


Free Dance Workshops: Latin Dance

Come and explore a Latin dance workshop by La Danza Descalza, with artists and pedagogues Andrea Nino, Yesenia Fuentes, and Laurence Sabourin.


Golf

The City of Dorval has a beautiful golf course.


Hockey

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of hockey.


Pickleball

You can enjoy open activities, including pickleball, in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex gymnasium.


Ringette

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of ringette.


Rugby

A rugby field is located at Academy Sainte-Anne and is available for rental to Dorval Citizens.


Skate Camp

At the Surrey Aquatic and Community Centre
(1945 Parkfield Avenue)

If you’re looking to learn the basics of skateboarding or to improve your techniques, this is the camp for you!


Skating

The City offers various skating options to its citizens.


Soccer

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of soccer.


Swimming

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of swim clubs and swimming courses.


Tennis

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of tennis.


Volleyball

You can enjoy open activities, including voleyball, in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex gymnasium.



Others


Astronomy

Here is the City's parter organisation that reunites astronomy enthousiasts.


Dorval Day Camp - Summer 2018

Dorval Day Camp for children ages 5 (completed kindergarten) to 12.


Stamp collecting

Here is the stamp club that operates in Dorval.


Surrey Kids Klub (SKK)

The SKK is an 8-week structured park program for children ages 6 to 11 who want to stay active and entertained over the summer, but who are not in need of a daycare.


Tuesday Outings/Special Activities for Children

The Surrey Kids Klub organizes outings every Tuesday to explore the island of Montreal, using public transport with buses exclusively reserved for us.


SEARCH FOR COURSES AND ACTIVITIES




Registration for Courses and Activities
Registration for Courses and Activities

Courses and Activities - Children


Aquatics


Recreational Swimming

You can enjoy various recreational swimming periods in the City's aquatic centres.


Swimming Lessons - Aquadapt

These are one-on-one classes pairing a person with a disability with an experienced swim instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Parent and Tot (5 to 24 months)

At the outdoor aquatic centres

This course is a half-hour of fun-filled learning experiences for parents with children ages 5 to 24 months. Parents and children learn how to be comfortable in the water through play, with the guidance of an instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Parent and Tot 1 (5 to 12 months)

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex
In the recreational pool

This course is a half-hour of fun-filled learning experiences for parents with children ages 5 to 12 months. Parents and children learn how to be comfortable in the water through play, with the guidance of an instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Parent and Tot 2 (12 to 24 months)

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex
In the recreational pool

This course is a half-hour of fun-filled learning experiences for parents with children ages 12 to 24 months. Parents and children learn how to be comfortable in the water through play, with the guidance of an instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Private

This one-on-one course is for people of all ages who wish to improve their swimming skills. Every course is personalized according to the skills, strengths, and weaknesses of each swimmer, and lesson plans are adapted to foster progress and results.


Swimming Lessons - Semi-Private

This course is for people of all ages who wish to improve their swimming skills. The ratio is two participants for an instructor. Every course is personalized according to the skills, strengths, and weaknesses of each swimmer, and lesson plans are adapted to foster progress and results.


Swimming Lessons - Stroke Improvement

This class focuses on the improvement of the four competitive strokes.


Swimming Lessons (1) - White

Minimum age suggested: 2 years

Course’s program:

  • Jump from the side with a bubble on, unassisted
  • Forward swimming for 12 metres with a bubble on, arms with directional control
  • Blow bubbles while swimming with a bubble on
  • Swim for 2 metres unassisted, face in the water
  • Back float with head support

Swimming Lessons (2) - Yellow

Course’s program:

  • Jump in, unassisted
  • Demonstrate a front and back glide
  • Swim for 12 metres unassisted, no bubble, face in water
  • Front and back float unassisted (5 seconds)

Swimming Lessons (3) - Green

Course’s program:

  • Push off the wall, streamline with kick for 6 metres
  • Swim front crawl for 12 metres
  • Endurance swim for 24 metres continuously
  • Backstroke kick for 12 metres
  • Rolling floats (front to back, back to front)
  • Retrieve an item from the bottom of the pool

Swimming Lessons (4) - Red

Course’s program:

  • Submerged push off into streamline kick (front)
  • Front crawl for 25 metres with breathing to the side
  • Backstroke for 12 metres
  • Backstroke kick for 25 metres

Swimming Lessons (5) - Blue

Course’s program:

  • Push off the wall into streamline position (back)
  • Front crawl for 50 metres
  • Backstroke for 25 metres
  • Breaststroke kick for 25 metres

Swimming Lessons (6-7) - Bronze/Silver

Course’s program:

  • Front crawl for 75 metres
  • Backstroke for 75 metres and breaststroke for 75 metres
  • Butterfly kick for 50 metres
  • Introduction to butterfly arms
  • Introduction to flip turns
  • Push off the wall into streamline position

Swimming Lessons (6) - Bronze

Course’s program:

  • Push off the wall into streamline position (back)
  • Front crawl for 50 metres
  • Backstroke for 50 metres
  • Breaststroke kick for 50 metres

Swimming Lessons (7-8) - Silver/Gold

Course’s program:

  • Front crawl for 100 metres
  • Back crawl for 75 metres
  • Backstroke for 75 metres
  • Breaststroke for 100 metres
  • Butterfly for 50 metres
  • Introduction to flip turns

Swimming Lessons (7) - Silver

Course’s program:

  • Front crawl for 75 m
  • Backstroke for 75 m
  • Breaststroke for 75 m
  • Butterfly kick for 50 m
  • Introduction to butterfly arms
  • Introduction to flip turns

Swimming Lessons (8) - Gold

Course’s program:

  • Front crawl for 100 m
  • Breaststroke for 100 m
  • Backstroke for 100 m
  • Butterfly for 50 m

Wibit Evenings at the Aquatic Centres

Challenge yourself to this obstacle course made of inflatable structures in the water.



Arts and Culture


Baby Rhymes

Fridays, January 26 to May 25, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

A session of rhymes and songs followed by a “free play” period with coffee and conversations for the grown-ups!


Ballet

Here is the City's parter organisation that offers ballet in Dorval.


Craft Packs

At the Dorval Library

Children can enjoy completing a simple craft as part of their library visit.


Story Time Club

Saturdays, January 27 to May 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Stories, songs, and crafts!


Tasty Treats: Cooking With Wild Plants and Herbs

Saturday, June 16, at 2 p.m.
Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage

Come meet Patrick Garcia, harvester, animator, and speaker, to learn the basics of wild cooking and native plant cultivation.


Traditional Games Fair!

Sunday, May 27, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage


Test your skills at this outdoor fair with our grandparents’ and great-grandparents’ favourite games!


Tuesday Outings/Special Activities for Children

The Surrey Kids Klub organizes outings every Tuesday to explore the island of Montreal, using public transport with buses exclusively reserved for us.



Library


Baby Rhymes

Fridays, January 26 to May 25, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

A session of rhymes and songs followed by a “free play” period with coffee and conversations for the grown-ups!


Craft Packs

At the Dorval Library

Children can enjoy completing a simple craft as part of their library visit.


Morning Story Time

Thursdays, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
June 28 to August 16
At the Dorval Library

Listen to stories under a tree outside the Library.


Reading Buddies

As of July 3
At the Dorval Library

Little Buddies are matched with enthusiastic teen volunteer Big Buddies to get together at the Library and participate in one-on-one reading activities.


Story Time Club

Saturdays, January 27 to May 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Stories, songs, and crafts!


Sunset Story Time

Tuesdays, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 26 to August 14
At the Dorval Library

Listen to stories under a tree outside the Library.


TD Reading Club Activity: “Story Mob” Kick-off Event

Wednesday, June 27, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Pick up your Reading Kit and find out about all the fun in store for you this summer, then bring a story to life as part of a “story mob”!


TD Reading Club Activity: Crazy About Sports

FULL

Monday, July 30, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join in an hour of fun games and sport-based activities!


TD Reading Club Activity: Exploring Mars (in French)

Monday, July 16, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about the red planet and then use your knowledge to navigate robots through the “Martian terrain”.


TD Reading Club Activity: Gotta Dance!

FULL

Monday, August 8, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Come burn off some energy and have a blast while learning some basic dance steps.


TD Reading Club Activity: I ♥ Mummy

FULL

Monday, August 13, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn how the ancient Egyptians preserved bodies through mummification and make your own mini mummy!


TD Reading Club Activity: I’ve Got Rhythm!

FULL

Wednesday, July 25, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover different types of drums and participate in a “world-music” performance featuring various percussion instruments from around the globe.


TD Reading Club Activity: Keen on Kites

FULL

Wednesday, July 18, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Make your own beautifully decorated kite, inspired by the colours of your dreams.


TD Reading Club Activity: Mad About Manga!

FULL

Wednesday, July 11, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Be inspired by the art of the Japanese comic book style, Manga, to create your own unique visual story.


TD Reading Club Activity: Magic Show (Closing)

Wednesday, August 15, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Wrap up your TD summer with this fun-filled, interactive magic presentation by magician Louis Jutras.


TD Reading Club Activity: Passion for Pokémon

Wednesday, August 1, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Make your own beaded Pikachu keychain!


TD Reading Club Activity: Passion for Robots

Wednesday, July 4
Group 1: from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Group 2: from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Work in teams to build robots using Lego® and create simple computer programs to make them move!


TD Reading Club Activity: Reach for the Stars (in French)

FULL

Monday, July 9, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the secrets of our sun, the planets, asteroids, meteorites and comets, and make a mobile to take home!


TD Reading Club Activity: Stop-Motion Animation

FULL

Monday, July 23, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about “cut-out” animation, a technique using flat characters, props, and backgrounds; then work in a team to produce a short animation.


TD Reading Club Activity: Travel Bug!

FULL

Monday, August 6, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Dream of all the places you can visit as you recreate, through crafts, the most beautiful monuments and landscapes of the world.


The Dungeon Crawl Club (NEW)

Thursdays, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., from July 5 to August 16
At the Dorval Library

Take part in a dungeon adventure this summer!



Sports


Baseball

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of baseball.


Basketball

You can enjoy open activities, including basketball, in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex gymnasium.


Bocce

Two non-lit bocce fields are located at the Jean-Paul Bernier Park.


Cosom hockey

You can enjoy open activities, including cosom hockey, in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex gymnasium.


Disc Golf

A 3-basket disc golf course is located at Windsor Park.


Free Dance Workshops: Latin Dance

Come and explore a Latin dance workshop by La Danza Descalza, with artists and pedagogues Andrea Nino, Yesenia Fuentes, and Laurence Sabourin.


Golf

The City of Dorval has a beautiful golf course.


Hockey

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of hockey.


Pickleball

You can enjoy open activities, including pickleball, in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex gymnasium.


Ringette

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of ringette.


Rugby

A rugby field is located at Academy Sainte-Anne and is available for rental to Dorval Citizens.


Skate Camp

At the Surrey Aquatic and Community Centre
(1945 Parkfield Avenue)

If you’re looking to learn the basics of skateboarding or to improve your techniques, this is the camp for you!


Skating

The City offers various skating options to its citizens.


Soccer

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of soccer.


Swimming

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of swim clubs and swimming courses.


Tennis

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of tennis.


Volleyball

You can enjoy open activities, including voleyball, in the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex gymnasium.



Others


Astronomy

Here is the City's parter organisation that reunites astronomy enthousiasts.


Dorval Day Camp - Summer 2018

Dorval Day Camp for children ages 5 (completed kindergarten) to 12.


Stamp collecting

Here is the stamp club that operates in Dorval.


Surrey Kids Klub (SKK)

The SKK is an 8-week structured park program for children ages 6 to 11 who want to stay active and entertained over the summer, but who are not in need of a daycare.


Tuesday Outings/Special Activities for Children

The Surrey Kids Klub organizes outings every Tuesday to explore the island of Montreal, using public transport with buses exclusively reserved for us.


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