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“Wired and Retired” – iPad Course for Beginners

Library Others

Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., from September 26 to November 28
At the Dorval Library

This free course, for Dorval retirees and First Citizens, is designed for novices with little to no previous experience with the iPad.


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Fit

Aquatics

Aqua Fit is a comprehensive water-based fitness program that incorporates light impact exercises and music to develop and improve your cardiovascular capacity and condition your muscles.


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Jogging

Aquatics

This course takes place in the deep end of the pool, with music. It is designed for individuals who want to build their cardio without the strain of gravity on their body. Float belts and related equipment are provided for this class. This is a perfect class for beginners, as well as for more experienced participants.


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Spinning

Aquatics

This course features fitness exercises on a bicycle specially designed for the water. The rhythm and intensity vary. It is an appropriate class for people in good physical condition.


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Zumba

Aquatics

An aquatic fitness class with Latin music consisting of choreographed aerobic and strength training exercises. An effective workout that uses water as resistance and other exercise equipment while minimizing impact on joints. Held in the shallow end of the pool.


Aquatic Fitness - Gentle Aqua Fit

Aquatics

Gentle Aqua Fit is a comprehensive water-based fitness program for people age 55 and over that incorporates light impact exercises and music to develop and improve your cardiovascular capacity and condition your muscles.


Arts and Crafts

Arts and Culture

Here are the City's parter organisations that offer arts and crafts activities and courses in Dorval.


Astronomy

Others

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


Baby Rhymes

Arts and Culture Library

Fridays, September 29 to December 8, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Babies up to 18 months and their caregivers will enjoy a session of rhymes and songs.


Badminton

Sports

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


Ball Hockey

Sports

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


Ballet

Arts and Culture

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


Baseball

Sports

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


Basketball

Sports

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


Better Balance

Fitness and Wellness

For those who have taken a session of Stand Up and would like to continue to improve balance and strength through low-impact exercise.


Biking

Sports

Bocce

Sports

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


Body Design

Fitness and Wellness

Total-body strengthening and toning exercises accompanied by music and with a variety of equipment.


Book Clubs

Arts and Culture Library

Second Tuesday of the month, at 1:30 p.m., or the third Thursday of the month, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join in on one of the book clubs’ monthly get-togethers at the Dorval Library to “talk books” with fellow readers.


Boot Camp

Fitness and Wellness

High-intensity circuit training. Exercise sequences to improve cardio, endurance, and muscle strength. Background music, but no choreography.


Boot Camp Tabata

Fitness and Wellness

Improve your aerobic capacity and burn fat and calories. The Tabata protocol uses all kinds of body weight exercises (lunges, squats, pushups, etc.) in an interval fashion: all-out effort for 20 seconds, with a 10-second recovery period. No choreography.


Bridge

Others

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


Butt and Thighs

Fitness and Wellness

Intensive workout to tone and define the lower body.


Cardio Combat

Fitness and Wellness

Intense workout with powerful music, combining authentic boxing, taekwondo, and karate into a group exercise environment. Everything to make you sweat!


Core Conditioning

Fitness and Wellness

This course will give you better control over balance, help you prevent falls, and allow you to better perform your everyday activities.


Craft Packs

Arts and Culture Library

At the Dorval Library

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


Cribbage

Others

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


Disc Golf

Sports

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


Discovery Series: Around the World in Photos

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, November 22, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Victor Breedon has visited over 70 countries and will present us with a series of thought-provoking photographs taken from his travels.


Discovery Series: Colombie (in French)

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, October 11, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Fall in love with Columbia’s natural beauty, vibrant culture, and fascinating cities.


Discovery Series: Exploring Napoli and Mystical Pompeii

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, September 27, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Go on a journey through time, together with Ashod Alemian, to explore the old historical Napoli and the Roman sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum.


Discovery Series: Helping Save Orphaned Rhinos

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, October 25, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Edwina and Joe Mattinson will describe their volunteering experience at an orphanage for baby rhinos in South Africa.


Discovery Series: La Louisiane (in French)

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover Louisiana and its colourful population, passionate about jazz, blues, and Cajun music.


Discovery Series: Montréal (in French)

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, December 6, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

From Ville-Marie to the modern metropolis, we will hear stories from the city’s past, some familiar and others surprising!


Energy and Strength

Fitness and Wellness

Reduced-impact aerobic exercises utilizing a variety of equipment (weights, balls, bands, etc.).


Essentrics

Fitness and Wellness

Come and try the Essentrics technique, which simultaneously combines dynamic stretching and muscle strengthening to improve overall strength and flexibility of the body. It develops thin, strong, and flexible muscles, resulting in an immediate posture improvement.


Extreme Toning

Fitness and Wellness

Muscle-strengthening and endurance course to firm up, tone, and define your muscles. Handheld weights combined with other fitness equipment to challenge any fitness level.


Family Zumba

Fitness and Wellness

This family Zumba class is a unique way to exercise with your young children and other family members who wish to combine movement with music.


Favourite Bedtime Stories

Arts and Culture Library

Saturday, September 30, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Celebrate classic sleepy-time stories and discover new favourites at this special story time for little ones.


Financial Literacy Month Workshop: Comment faire l’éducation financière des enfants (in French)

Library

Thursday, November 23, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Obtain information to better understand the challenges of raising money-smart kids.


Financial Literacy Month Workshop: Estate Planning

Library

Thursday, November 9, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover how to create a plan to distribute assets during life and upon death, and learn about various estate planning tools.


First Aid, CPR, and AED

Others

This 8-hour class will touch on the following subjects: first aid, severe allergies, CPR, and AED level C.


First Citizen Paint Night

Arts and Culture

Friday, October 13, at the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
You will be guided by an artist to create your masterpiece. All participants will paint the same scene, but your artwork will reflect your personality and artistic flair.


First Citizen Paint Night

Arts and Culture

Friday, December 1, at the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
You will be guided by an artist to create your masterpiece. All participants will paint the same scene, but your artwork will reflect your personality and artistic flair.


Goosebumps!

Arts and Culture Library

Sunday, October 29, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Gifted raconteurs from the Montreal Storytellers’ Guild will present eerie tales in English and French, guaranteed to give you goosebumps and get you into the spirit of Halloween.


Hands-On Self-Defense for Women and Teens

Others

This scenario-based training and hands-on attack simulation workshop empowers women and teens with personal safety skills that effectively and realistically work for them.


Hockey

Sports

The City offers ice time to residents wishing to play shinny hockey.


Holiday Landscape Workshop

Arts and Culture Library

Friday, December 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Use silhouettes to create whimsical winter wonderland scenes, inspired by our impressive Canadian forests.


In Shape for Me

Fitness and Wellness

An aerobic class for people who want to get back into shape or who have not exercised in a while. You are in for a surprise with this cardiovascular workout inspired by a variety of music: a pleasant atmosphere where exercise and fun go hand in hand.


International Line Dancing

Fitness and Wellness

Come and enjoy a fun afternoon of international line dancing. What better way to unwind while doing good for your body and mind? Enjoy many styles of music and learn step-by-step choreography. Now is your chance to try it for the first time. Join us for a great experience!


Lean Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

Perfect for beginners, this yoga session is specially designed to help you lose weight while still taking advantage of the energizing and relaxing benefits of yoga.


Lifesaving Courses - Bronze Cross

Aquatics

This course teaches to rescue a spinal-injured victim in the deep part of the pool and a submerged victim in cardiopulmonary arrest. The holder of a Bronze Cross award is entitled to work as assistant-lifeguard in a pool (age 15 and older) and on a beach (age 16 and older).


Lifesaving Courses - Bronze Medallion

Aquatics

This course teaches defense, release, tow, and carry techniques to be prepared to save conscious and unconscious victims in situations that are increasingly risky. The holder of a Bronze Medallion award is entitled to work as assistant-lifeguard in a pool (age 15 and older).


Lifesaving Courses - Bronze Star

Aquatics

This course will introduce you to lifesaving: you will learn to solve various problems, to make decisions as an individual and as a team member, to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and develop self-rescue skills that will help you save your own life.


Martial Arts (age 9 and over)

Fitness and Wellness

Recreational program of initiation to martial arts (Taekwondo, Judo, and Jiu Jitsu) and improvement of techniques already acquired.


Martial Arts (ages 5 to 8)

Fitness and Wellness

Recreational program of initiation to martial arts (Taekwondo, Judo, and Jiu Jitsu) and improvement of techniques already acquired.


Meditation Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

Treat yourself to some downtime by exploring the different meditation techniques and breathing exercises of a soothing yoga practice as we slowly move through various deep stretches and yoga postures.


Modern Line Dancing

Fitness and Wellness

Did you know that line dancing is the second most popular recreational activity in the world? It benefits not only the body but also the mind, which makes it unique and great for all ages. Dance and express yourself to disco, oldies, soul, jazz, Latin, and even international music.


Modern Line Dancing 55+

Fitness and Wellness

Dance and express yourself to disco, oldies, soul, jazz, Latin, and even international music.


Mom and Baby Fitness - CANCELLED

Fitness and Wellness

A multi-level cardiovascular and muscle-toning class where your child accompanies and interacts with you. Everything you need to get back into shape!


Morning Fitness

Fitness and Wellness

A fun and beneficial workout to upbeat music with the young at heart in mind.


NFB Club: Angry Inuk (90 minutes)

Arts and Culture Library

Friday, October 13, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

In this film by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Inuit present themselves to the world as a modern people in dire need of a sustainable economy.


NFB Club: Entre les lignes (in French, 33 minutes) and The Battle of Vimy Ridge (in English with French subtitles, 95 minutes)

Arts and Culture Library

Friday, November 10, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Two consecutive screenings pay tribute to Canadian soldiers who served in the First World War.


Painting for First Citizens

Arts and Culture

This course is for those age 55 and over who wish to sharpen their painting techniques.


Pickleball

Sports

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


Pilates

Fitness and Wellness

Based on the Joseph Pilates method, this class focuses on abdominal and back exercises. It is aimed at improving posture, muscular strength, and flexibility through a series of slow and specific movements.


Power Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

This course teaches Hatha yoga techniques with an emphasis on a combination of original yoga techniques, breathing, and relaxation. This energizing course will help reduce stress while improving strength, flexibility, and balance.

It is also based on the Ashtanga yoga techniques. A set sequence of postures designed to bring strength, flexibility, and endurance to the body.


Pre/Postnatal Yogalates

Fitness and Wellness

A combination of yoga and Pilates exercises conceived for mothers-to-be and for mothers accompanied by their babies.


Preschool Gymnastics

Fitness and Wellness

Fun course that allows children to integrate themselves into a group and develop their physical skills.


Preschool Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

Through yoga poses, children can strengthen core muscles, improve flexibility, and develop good posture, coordination, and balance.


Pumpkin Decorating Workshop

Arts and Culture Library

Friday, October 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about the tradition of jack-o-lanterns and make your own unique Halloween decoration.


Recreational Swimming

Aquatics

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


Red Cross Baby Sitting Course

Others

This Canada-wide program teaches participants child caring strategies, emergency prevention, and basic first aid skills.


Ringette

Sports

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


Running - CANCELLED

Fitness and Wellness

Two running classes: one for beginners and one for people with experience.


Skateboarding

Dorval offers two skate parks where skateboarders can practise their sport.


Skating

Sports

The City offers various skating options to its citizens, whether it be inside in one of its two arenas, or outside.


Soccer

Sports

Here are the City's parter organisations that offer soccer in Dorval.


Social dance

Sports

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


Softball

Sports

Here are the City's parter organisations that offer softball in Dorval.


Stamp collecting

Others

Here is the stamp club that operates in Dorval.


Stand Up Program

Fitness and Wellness

This is a program specially designed for autonomous seniors to help improve their balance, strengthen their core muscles, and learn to avoid falls.


Strength and Tone 55+

Fitness and Wellness

This course aims to improve your strength, flexibility, and balance so that you are able to enjoy and participate in your daily activities.


Stretch, Strength, and Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

A workout to build muscular strength and flexibility, with lots of stabilization, yoga poses, stretching, and relaxation.


Swimming

Sports

Swim clubs that partner with the City of Dorval to offer you other swimming courses.


Swimming Lessons - Adults

Aquatics

Swmming lessons for beginners and intermidiate-advanced.


Swimming Lessons - Aquadapt

Aquatics

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


Swimming Lessons - Diving

Aquatics

The basic dives are introduced in progressive series.


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

Aquatics

This course is a half-hour of fun-filled learning experiences for parents with children ages 5 to 12 months (must be 5 months old before the start of the session. Proof of age is required upon registration). 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 (ages 12 to 24 months)

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

Swimming Lessons - Stroke Improvement

Aquatics

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


Swimming Lessons (1) - White

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

Course’s program:

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

Tai Chi

Fitness and Wellness

The Yang style of Tai Chi aims to improve your mental and physical health by the execution of a series of continuous gentle movements. It will increase your flexibility, strengthen your muscles, release tension spots, correct posture, improve circulation, and diminish stress.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Internet Searching

Library Others

Friday, November 3, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to use search engines efficently on your computer and other devices.


Technology Workshop: Online Videos

Library Others

Friday, September 29, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to access a multitude of popular films, television shows, documentaries, and lectures for streaming from the comfort of your own home.


Tennis

Sports

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


Total Abs and Arms

Fitness and Wellness

Short intensive workout to tone and define abdominal and arm muscles.


Total Body Workout

Fitness and Wellness

Cardio, toning, strength, and flexibility complete this total body workout.


Total Cardio

Fitness and Wellness

Developing cardio endurance with high and low combinations. Abdominal exercises and stretching included in every workout.


Volleyball

Sports

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


Weekly Story Time Club

Arts and Culture Library

Saturdays, September 30 to December 9, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Little ones are invited to enjoy a fun-filled story time including bilingual stories, songs, and crafts. 


Woodworking

Others

Here is the City's parter association that reunites woodworking enthousiasts age 55 and over.


Yoga 55+

Fitness and Wellness

Benefits of this yoga class are an enhanced sense of stability, overall well-being, and community involvement.


Young Explorer Series: Rivers of the World

Arts and Culture Library

Sunday, November 12, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

In this workshop, travel on the Amazon, the Nile, the Ganges, the Mekong, the Yangtze, and the Niger.


Young Explorer Series: Tropical Forest Insects

Arts and Culture Library

Sunday, October 15, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the fascinating and beautiful insects that play a very important role in the rainforest.


Zumba

Fitness and Wellness

A fusion of Latin and international music dance themes, creating a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system. Features aerobic and fitness interval training with a combination of slow and fast rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. An excellent workout!


Zumba Little Stars - CANCELLED

Fitness and Wellness

A fun and healthy program offering child-friendly music, perfect for dancing, exercising, and playing games.


Zumba Toning

Fitness and Wellness

Energizing dance steps are added to muscular reinforcement of the upper body. The arm, shoulder, and abdominal muscles are further solicited through the captivating pleasures of Zumba.


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“Wired and Retired” – iPad Course for Beginners

Library Others

Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., from September 26 to November 28
At the Dorval Library

This free course, for Dorval retirees and First Citizens, is designed for novices with little to no previous experience with the iPad.


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Fit

Aquatics

Aqua Fit is a comprehensive water-based fitness program that incorporates light impact exercises and music to develop and improve your cardiovascular capacity and condition your muscles.


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Jogging

Aquatics

This course takes place in the deep end of the pool, with music. It is designed for individuals who want to build their cardio without the strain of gravity on their body. Float belts and related equipment are provided for this class. This is a perfect class for beginners, as well as for more experienced participants.


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Spinning

Aquatics

This course features fitness exercises on a bicycle specially designed for the water. The rhythm and intensity vary. It is an appropriate class for people in good physical condition.


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Zumba

Aquatics

An aquatic fitness class with Latin music consisting of choreographed aerobic and strength training exercises. An effective workout that uses water as resistance and other exercise equipment while minimizing impact on joints. Held in the shallow end of the pool.


Aquatic Fitness - Gentle Aqua Fit

Aquatics

Gentle Aqua Fit is a comprehensive water-based fitness program for people age 55 and over that incorporates light impact exercises and music to develop and improve your cardiovascular capacity and condition your muscles.


Arts and Crafts

Arts and Culture

Here are the City's parter organisations that offer arts and crafts activities and courses in Dorval.


Astronomy

Others

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


Baby Rhymes

Arts and Culture Library

Fridays, September 29 to December 8, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Babies up to 18 months and their caregivers will enjoy a session of rhymes and songs.


Badminton

Sports

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


Ball Hockey

Sports

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


Ballet

Arts and Culture

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


Baseball

Sports

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


Basketball

Sports

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


Better Balance

Fitness and Wellness

For those who have taken a session of Stand Up and would like to continue to improve balance and strength through low-impact exercise.


Biking

Sports

Bocce

Sports

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


Body Design

Fitness and Wellness

Total-body strengthening and toning exercises accompanied by music and with a variety of equipment.


Book Clubs

Arts and Culture Library

Second Tuesday of the month, at 1:30 p.m., or the third Thursday of the month, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join in on one of the book clubs’ monthly get-togethers at the Dorval Library to “talk books” with fellow readers.


Boot Camp

Fitness and Wellness

High-intensity circuit training. Exercise sequences to improve cardio, endurance, and muscle strength. Background music, but no choreography.


Boot Camp Tabata

Fitness and Wellness

Improve your aerobic capacity and burn fat and calories. The Tabata protocol uses all kinds of body weight exercises (lunges, squats, pushups, etc.) in an interval fashion: all-out effort for 20 seconds, with a 10-second recovery period. No choreography.


Bridge

Others

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


Butt and Thighs

Fitness and Wellness

Intensive workout to tone and define the lower body.


Cardio Combat

Fitness and Wellness

Intense workout with powerful music, combining authentic boxing, taekwondo, and karate into a group exercise environment. Everything to make you sweat!


Core Conditioning

Fitness and Wellness

This course will give you better control over balance, help you prevent falls, and allow you to better perform your everyday activities.


Craft Packs

Arts and Culture Library

At the Dorval Library

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


Cribbage

Others

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


Disc Golf

Sports

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


Discovery Series: Around the World in Photos

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, November 22, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Victor Breedon has visited over 70 countries and will present us with a series of thought-provoking photographs taken from his travels.


Discovery Series: Colombie (in French)

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, October 11, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Fall in love with Columbia’s natural beauty, vibrant culture, and fascinating cities.


Discovery Series: Exploring Napoli and Mystical Pompeii

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, September 27, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Go on a journey through time, together with Ashod Alemian, to explore the old historical Napoli and the Roman sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum.


Discovery Series: Helping Save Orphaned Rhinos

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, October 25, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Edwina and Joe Mattinson will describe their volunteering experience at an orphanage for baby rhinos in South Africa.


Discovery Series: La Louisiane (in French)

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover Louisiana and its colourful population, passionate about jazz, blues, and Cajun music.


Discovery Series: Montréal (in French)

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, December 6, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

From Ville-Marie to the modern metropolis, we will hear stories from the city’s past, some familiar and others surprising!


Energy and Strength

Fitness and Wellness

Reduced-impact aerobic exercises utilizing a variety of equipment (weights, balls, bands, etc.).


Essentrics

Fitness and Wellness

Come and try the Essentrics technique, which simultaneously combines dynamic stretching and muscle strengthening to improve overall strength and flexibility of the body. It develops thin, strong, and flexible muscles, resulting in an immediate posture improvement.


Extreme Toning

Fitness and Wellness

Muscle-strengthening and endurance course to firm up, tone, and define your muscles. Handheld weights combined with other fitness equipment to challenge any fitness level.


Family Zumba

Fitness and Wellness

This family Zumba class is a unique way to exercise with your young children and other family members who wish to combine movement with music.


Favourite Bedtime Stories

Arts and Culture Library

Saturday, September 30, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Celebrate classic sleepy-time stories and discover new favourites at this special story time for little ones.


Financial Literacy Month Workshop: Comment faire l’éducation financière des enfants (in French)

Library

Thursday, November 23, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Obtain information to better understand the challenges of raising money-smart kids.


Financial Literacy Month Workshop: Estate Planning

Library

Thursday, November 9, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover how to create a plan to distribute assets during life and upon death, and learn about various estate planning tools.


First Aid, CPR, and AED

Others

This 8-hour class will touch on the following subjects: first aid, severe allergies, CPR, and AED level C.


First Citizen Paint Night

Arts and Culture

Friday, October 13, at the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
You will be guided by an artist to create your masterpiece. All participants will paint the same scene, but your artwork will reflect your personality and artistic flair.


First Citizen Paint Night

Arts and Culture

Friday, December 1, at the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
You will be guided by an artist to create your masterpiece. All participants will paint the same scene, but your artwork will reflect your personality and artistic flair.


Goosebumps!

Arts and Culture Library

Sunday, October 29, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Gifted raconteurs from the Montreal Storytellers’ Guild will present eerie tales in English and French, guaranteed to give you goosebumps and get you into the spirit of Halloween.


Hands-On Self-Defense for Women and Teens

Others

This scenario-based training and hands-on attack simulation workshop empowers women and teens with personal safety skills that effectively and realistically work for them.


Hockey

Sports

The City offers ice time to residents wishing to play shinny hockey.


Holiday Landscape Workshop

Arts and Culture Library

Friday, December 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Use silhouettes to create whimsical winter wonderland scenes, inspired by our impressive Canadian forests.


In Shape for Me

Fitness and Wellness

An aerobic class for people who want to get back into shape or who have not exercised in a while. You are in for a surprise with this cardiovascular workout inspired by a variety of music: a pleasant atmosphere where exercise and fun go hand in hand.


International Line Dancing

Fitness and Wellness

Come and enjoy a fun afternoon of international line dancing. What better way to unwind while doing good for your body and mind? Enjoy many styles of music and learn step-by-step choreography. Now is your chance to try it for the first time. Join us for a great experience!


Lean Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

Perfect for beginners, this yoga session is specially designed to help you lose weight while still taking advantage of the energizing and relaxing benefits of yoga.


Lifesaving Courses - Bronze Cross

Aquatics

This course teaches to rescue a spinal-injured victim in the deep part of the pool and a submerged victim in cardiopulmonary arrest. The holder of a Bronze Cross award is entitled to work as assistant-lifeguard in a pool (age 15 and older) and on a beach (age 16 and older).


Lifesaving Courses - Bronze Medallion

Aquatics

This course teaches defense, release, tow, and carry techniques to be prepared to save conscious and unconscious victims in situations that are increasingly risky. The holder of a Bronze Medallion award is entitled to work as assistant-lifeguard in a pool (age 15 and older).


Lifesaving Courses - Bronze Star

Aquatics

This course will introduce you to lifesaving: you will learn to solve various problems, to make decisions as an individual and as a team member, to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and develop self-rescue skills that will help you save your own life.


Martial Arts (age 9 and over)

Fitness and Wellness

Recreational program of initiation to martial arts (Taekwondo, Judo, and Jiu Jitsu) and improvement of techniques already acquired.


Martial Arts (ages 5 to 8)

Fitness and Wellness

Recreational program of initiation to martial arts (Taekwondo, Judo, and Jiu Jitsu) and improvement of techniques already acquired.


Meditation Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

Treat yourself to some downtime by exploring the different meditation techniques and breathing exercises of a soothing yoga practice as we slowly move through various deep stretches and yoga postures.


Modern Line Dancing

Fitness and Wellness

Did you know that line dancing is the second most popular recreational activity in the world? It benefits not only the body but also the mind, which makes it unique and great for all ages. Dance and express yourself to disco, oldies, soul, jazz, Latin, and even international music.


Modern Line Dancing 55+

Fitness and Wellness

Dance and express yourself to disco, oldies, soul, jazz, Latin, and even international music.


Mom and Baby Fitness - CANCELLED

Fitness and Wellness

A multi-level cardiovascular and muscle-toning class where your child accompanies and interacts with you. Everything you need to get back into shape!


Morning Fitness

Fitness and Wellness

A fun and beneficial workout to upbeat music with the young at heart in mind.


NFB Club: Angry Inuk (90 minutes)

Arts and Culture Library

Friday, October 13, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

In this film by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Inuit present themselves to the world as a modern people in dire need of a sustainable economy.


NFB Club: Entre les lignes (in French, 33 minutes) and The Battle of Vimy Ridge (in English with French subtitles, 95 minutes)

Arts and Culture Library

Friday, November 10, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Two consecutive screenings pay tribute to Canadian soldiers who served in the First World War.


Painting for First Citizens

Arts and Culture

This course is for those age 55 and over who wish to sharpen their painting techniques.


Pickleball

Sports

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


Pilates

Fitness and Wellness

Based on the Joseph Pilates method, this class focuses on abdominal and back exercises. It is aimed at improving posture, muscular strength, and flexibility through a series of slow and specific movements.


Power Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

This course teaches Hatha yoga techniques with an emphasis on a combination of original yoga techniques, breathing, and relaxation. This energizing course will help reduce stress while improving strength, flexibility, and balance.

It is also based on the Ashtanga yoga techniques. A set sequence of postures designed to bring strength, flexibility, and endurance to the body.


Pre/Postnatal Yogalates

Fitness and Wellness

A combination of yoga and Pilates exercises conceived for mothers-to-be and for mothers accompanied by their babies.


Preschool Gymnastics

Fitness and Wellness

Fun course that allows children to integrate themselves into a group and develop their physical skills.


Preschool Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

Through yoga poses, children can strengthen core muscles, improve flexibility, and develop good posture, coordination, and balance.


Pumpkin Decorating Workshop

Arts and Culture Library

Friday, October 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about the tradition of jack-o-lanterns and make your own unique Halloween decoration.


Recreational Swimming

Aquatics

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


Red Cross Baby Sitting Course

Others

This Canada-wide program teaches participants child caring strategies, emergency prevention, and basic first aid skills.


Ringette

Sports

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


Running - CANCELLED

Fitness and Wellness

Two running classes: one for beginners and one for people with experience.


Skateboarding

Dorval offers two skate parks where skateboarders can practise their sport.


Skating

Sports

The City offers various skating options to its citizens, whether it be inside in one of its two arenas, or outside.


Soccer

Sports

Here are the City's parter organisations that offer soccer in Dorval.


Social dance

Sports

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


Softball

Sports

Here are the City's parter organisations that offer softball in Dorval.


Stamp collecting

Others

Here is the stamp club that operates in Dorval.


Stand Up Program

Fitness and Wellness

This is a program specially designed for autonomous seniors to help improve their balance, strengthen their core muscles, and learn to avoid falls.


Strength and Tone 55+

Fitness and Wellness

This course aims to improve your strength, flexibility, and balance so that you are able to enjoy and participate in your daily activities.


Stretch, Strength, and Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

A workout to build muscular strength and flexibility, with lots of stabilization, yoga poses, stretching, and relaxation.


Swimming

Sports

Swim clubs that partner with the City of Dorval to offer you other swimming courses.


Swimming Lessons - Adults

Aquatics

Swmming lessons for beginners and intermidiate-advanced.


Swimming Lessons - Aquadapt

Aquatics

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


Swimming Lessons - Diving

Aquatics

The basic dives are introduced in progressive series.


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

Aquatics

This course is a half-hour of fun-filled learning experiences for parents with children ages 5 to 12 months (must be 5 months old before the start of the session. Proof of age is required upon registration). 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 (ages 12 to 24 months)

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

Swimming Lessons - Stroke Improvement

Aquatics

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


Swimming Lessons (1) - White

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

Course’s program:

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

Tai Chi

Fitness and Wellness

The Yang style of Tai Chi aims to improve your mental and physical health by the execution of a series of continuous gentle movements. It will increase your flexibility, strengthen your muscles, release tension spots, correct posture, improve circulation, and diminish stress.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Internet Searching

Library Others

Friday, November 3, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to use search engines efficently on your computer and other devices.


Technology Workshop: Online Videos

Library Others

Friday, September 29, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to access a multitude of popular films, television shows, documentaries, and lectures for streaming from the comfort of your own home.


Tennis

Sports

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


Total Abs and Arms

Fitness and Wellness

Short intensive workout to tone and define abdominal and arm muscles.


Total Body Workout

Fitness and Wellness

Cardio, toning, strength, and flexibility complete this total body workout.


Total Cardio

Fitness and Wellness

Developing cardio endurance with high and low combinations. Abdominal exercises and stretching included in every workout.


Volleyball

Sports

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


Weekly Story Time Club

Arts and Culture Library

Saturdays, September 30 to December 9, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Little ones are invited to enjoy a fun-filled story time including bilingual stories, songs, and crafts. 


Woodworking

Others

Here is the City's parter association that reunites woodworking enthousiasts age 55 and over.


Yoga 55+

Fitness and Wellness

Benefits of this yoga class are an enhanced sense of stability, overall well-being, and community involvement.


Young Explorer Series: Rivers of the World

Arts and Culture Library

Sunday, November 12, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

In this workshop, travel on the Amazon, the Nile, the Ganges, the Mekong, the Yangtze, and the Niger.


Young Explorer Series: Tropical Forest Insects

Arts and Culture Library

Sunday, October 15, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the fascinating and beautiful insects that play a very important role in the rainforest.


Zumba

Fitness and Wellness

A fusion of Latin and international music dance themes, creating a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system. Features aerobic and fitness interval training with a combination of slow and fast rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. An excellent workout!


Zumba Little Stars - CANCELLED

Fitness and Wellness

A fun and healthy program offering child-friendly music, perfect for dancing, exercising, and playing games.


Zumba Toning

Fitness and Wellness

Energizing dance steps are added to muscular reinforcement of the upper body. The arm, shoulder, and abdominal muscles are further solicited through the captivating pleasures of Zumba.


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“Wired and Retired” – iPad Course for Beginners

Library Others

Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., from September 26 to November 28
At the Dorval Library

This free course, for Dorval retirees and First Citizens, is designed for novices with little to no previous experience with the iPad.


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Fit

Aquatics

Aqua Fit is a comprehensive water-based fitness program that incorporates light impact exercises and music to develop and improve your cardiovascular capacity and condition your muscles.


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Jogging

Aquatics

This course takes place in the deep end of the pool, with music. It is designed for individuals who want to build their cardio without the strain of gravity on their body. Float belts and related equipment are provided for this class. This is a perfect class for beginners, as well as for more experienced participants.


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Spinning

Aquatics

This course features fitness exercises on a bicycle specially designed for the water. The rhythm and intensity vary. It is an appropriate class for people in good physical condition.


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Zumba

Aquatics

An aquatic fitness class with Latin music consisting of choreographed aerobic and strength training exercises. An effective workout that uses water as resistance and other exercise equipment while minimizing impact on joints. Held in the shallow end of the pool.


Aquatic Fitness - Gentle Aqua Fit

Aquatics

Gentle Aqua Fit is a comprehensive water-based fitness program for people age 55 and over that incorporates light impact exercises and music to develop and improve your cardiovascular capacity and condition your muscles.


Arts and Crafts

Arts and Culture

Here are the City's parter organisations that offer arts and crafts activities and courses in Dorval.


Astronomy

Others

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


Baby Rhymes

Arts and Culture Library

Fridays, September 29 to December 8, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Babies up to 18 months and their caregivers will enjoy a session of rhymes and songs.


Badminton

Sports

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


Ball Hockey

Sports

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


Ballet

Arts and Culture

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


Baseball

Sports

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


Basketball

Sports

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


Better Balance

Fitness and Wellness

For those who have taken a session of Stand Up and would like to continue to improve balance and strength through low-impact exercise.


Biking

Sports

Bocce

Sports

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


Body Design

Fitness and Wellness

Total-body strengthening and toning exercises accompanied by music and with a variety of equipment.


Book Clubs

Arts and Culture Library

Second Tuesday of the month, at 1:30 p.m., or the third Thursday of the month, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join in on one of the book clubs’ monthly get-togethers at the Dorval Library to “talk books” with fellow readers.


Boot Camp

Fitness and Wellness

High-intensity circuit training. Exercise sequences to improve cardio, endurance, and muscle strength. Background music, but no choreography.


Boot Camp Tabata

Fitness and Wellness

Improve your aerobic capacity and burn fat and calories. The Tabata protocol uses all kinds of body weight exercises (lunges, squats, pushups, etc.) in an interval fashion: all-out effort for 20 seconds, with a 10-second recovery period. No choreography.


Bridge

Others

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


Butt and Thighs

Fitness and Wellness

Intensive workout to tone and define the lower body.


Cardio Combat

Fitness and Wellness

Intense workout with powerful music, combining authentic boxing, taekwondo, and karate into a group exercise environment. Everything to make you sweat!


Core Conditioning

Fitness and Wellness

This course will give you better control over balance, help you prevent falls, and allow you to better perform your everyday activities.


Craft Packs

Arts and Culture Library

At the Dorval Library

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


Cribbage

Others

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


Disc Golf

Sports

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


Discovery Series: Around the World in Photos

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, November 22, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Victor Breedon has visited over 70 countries and will present us with a series of thought-provoking photographs taken from his travels.


Discovery Series: Colombie (in French)

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, October 11, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Fall in love with Columbia’s natural beauty, vibrant culture, and fascinating cities.


Discovery Series: Exploring Napoli and Mystical Pompeii

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, September 27, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Go on a journey through time, together with Ashod Alemian, to explore the old historical Napoli and the Roman sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum.


Discovery Series: Helping Save Orphaned Rhinos

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, October 25, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Edwina and Joe Mattinson will describe their volunteering experience at an orphanage for baby rhinos in South Africa.


Discovery Series: La Louisiane (in French)

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover Louisiana and its colourful population, passionate about jazz, blues, and Cajun music.


Discovery Series: Montréal (in French)

Arts and Culture Library

Wednesday, December 6, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

From Ville-Marie to the modern metropolis, we will hear stories from the city’s past, some familiar and others surprising!


Energy and Strength

Fitness and Wellness

Reduced-impact aerobic exercises utilizing a variety of equipment (weights, balls, bands, etc.).


Essentrics

Fitness and Wellness

Come and try the Essentrics technique, which simultaneously combines dynamic stretching and muscle strengthening to improve overall strength and flexibility of the body. It develops thin, strong, and flexible muscles, resulting in an immediate posture improvement.


Extreme Toning

Fitness and Wellness

Muscle-strengthening and endurance course to firm up, tone, and define your muscles. Handheld weights combined with other fitness equipment to challenge any fitness level.


Family Zumba

Fitness and Wellness

This family Zumba class is a unique way to exercise with your young children and other family members who wish to combine movement with music.


Favourite Bedtime Stories

Arts and Culture Library

Saturday, September 30, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Celebrate classic sleepy-time stories and discover new favourites at this special story time for little ones.


Financial Literacy Month Workshop: Comment faire l’éducation financière des enfants (in French)

Library

Thursday, November 23, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Obtain information to better understand the challenges of raising money-smart kids.


Financial Literacy Month Workshop: Estate Planning

Library

Thursday, November 9, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover how to create a plan to distribute assets during life and upon death, and learn about various estate planning tools.


First Aid, CPR, and AED

Others

This 8-hour class will touch on the following subjects: first aid, severe allergies, CPR, and AED level C.


First Citizen Paint Night

Arts and Culture

Friday, October 13, at the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
You will be guided by an artist to create your masterpiece. All participants will paint the same scene, but your artwork will reflect your personality and artistic flair.


First Citizen Paint Night

Arts and Culture

Friday, December 1, at the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
You will be guided by an artist to create your masterpiece. All participants will paint the same scene, but your artwork will reflect your personality and artistic flair.


Goosebumps!

Arts and Culture Library

Sunday, October 29, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Gifted raconteurs from the Montreal Storytellers’ Guild will present eerie tales in English and French, guaranteed to give you goosebumps and get you into the spirit of Halloween.


Hands-On Self-Defense for Women and Teens

Others

This scenario-based training and hands-on attack simulation workshop empowers women and teens with personal safety skills that effectively and realistically work for them.


Hockey

Sports

The City offers ice time to residents wishing to play shinny hockey.


Holiday Landscape Workshop

Arts and Culture Library

Friday, December 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Use silhouettes to create whimsical winter wonderland scenes, inspired by our impressive Canadian forests.


In Shape for Me

Fitness and Wellness

An aerobic class for people who want to get back into shape or who have not exercised in a while. You are in for a surprise with this cardiovascular workout inspired by a variety of music: a pleasant atmosphere where exercise and fun go hand in hand.


International Line Dancing

Fitness and Wellness

Come and enjoy a fun afternoon of international line dancing. What better way to unwind while doing good for your body and mind? Enjoy many styles of music and learn step-by-step choreography. Now is your chance to try it for the first time. Join us for a great experience!


Lean Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

Perfect for beginners, this yoga session is specially designed to help you lose weight while still taking advantage of the energizing and relaxing benefits of yoga.


Lifesaving Courses - Bronze Cross

Aquatics

This course teaches to rescue a spinal-injured victim in the deep part of the pool and a submerged victim in cardiopulmonary arrest. The holder of a Bronze Cross award is entitled to work as assistant-lifeguard in a pool (age 15 and older) and on a beach (age 16 and older).


Lifesaving Courses - Bronze Medallion

Aquatics

This course teaches defense, release, tow, and carry techniques to be prepared to save conscious and unconscious victims in situations that are increasingly risky. The holder of a Bronze Medallion award is entitled to work as assistant-lifeguard in a pool (age 15 and older).


Lifesaving Courses - Bronze Star

Aquatics

This course will introduce you to lifesaving: you will learn to solve various problems, to make decisions as an individual and as a team member, to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and develop self-rescue skills that will help you save your own life.


Martial Arts (age 9 and over)

Fitness and Wellness

Recreational program of initiation to martial arts (Taekwondo, Judo, and Jiu Jitsu) and improvement of techniques already acquired.


Martial Arts (ages 5 to 8)

Fitness and Wellness

Recreational program of initiation to martial arts (Taekwondo, Judo, and Jiu Jitsu) and improvement of techniques already acquired.


Meditation Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

Treat yourself to some downtime by exploring the different meditation techniques and breathing exercises of a soothing yoga practice as we slowly move through various deep stretches and yoga postures.


Modern Line Dancing

Fitness and Wellness

Did you know that line dancing is the second most popular recreational activity in the world? It benefits not only the body but also the mind, which makes it unique and great for all ages. Dance and express yourself to disco, oldies, soul, jazz, Latin, and even international music.


Modern Line Dancing 55+

Fitness and Wellness

Dance and express yourself to disco, oldies, soul, jazz, Latin, and even international music.


Mom and Baby Fitness - CANCELLED

Fitness and Wellness

A multi-level cardiovascular and muscle-toning class where your child accompanies and interacts with you. Everything you need to get back into shape!


Morning Fitness

Fitness and Wellness

A fun and beneficial workout to upbeat music with the young at heart in mind.


NFB Club: Angry Inuk (90 minutes)

Arts and Culture Library

Friday, October 13, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

In this film by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Inuit present themselves to the world as a modern people in dire need of a sustainable economy.


NFB Club: Entre les lignes (in French, 33 minutes) and The Battle of Vimy Ridge (in English with French subtitles, 95 minutes)

Arts and Culture Library

Friday, November 10, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Two consecutive screenings pay tribute to Canadian soldiers who served in the First World War.


Painting for First Citizens

Arts and Culture

This course is for those age 55 and over who wish to sharpen their painting techniques.


Pickleball

Sports

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


Pilates

Fitness and Wellness

Based on the Joseph Pilates method, this class focuses on abdominal and back exercises. It is aimed at improving posture, muscular strength, and flexibility through a series of slow and specific movements.


Power Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

This course teaches Hatha yoga techniques with an emphasis on a combination of original yoga techniques, breathing, and relaxation. This energizing course will help reduce stress while improving strength, flexibility, and balance.

It is also based on the Ashtanga yoga techniques. A set sequence of postures designed to bring strength, flexibility, and endurance to the body.


Pre/Postnatal Yogalates

Fitness and Wellness

A combination of yoga and Pilates exercises conceived for mothers-to-be and for mothers accompanied by their babies.


Preschool Gymnastics

Fitness and Wellness

Fun course that allows children to integrate themselves into a group and develop their physical skills.


Preschool Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

Through yoga poses, children can strengthen core muscles, improve flexibility, and develop good posture, coordination, and balance.


Pumpkin Decorating Workshop

Arts and Culture Library

Friday, October 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about the tradition of jack-o-lanterns and make your own unique Halloween decoration.


Recreational Swimming

Aquatics

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


Red Cross Baby Sitting Course

Others

This Canada-wide program teaches participants child caring strategies, emergency prevention, and basic first aid skills.


Ringette

Sports

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


Running - CANCELLED

Fitness and Wellness

Two running classes: one for beginners and one for people with experience.


Skateboarding

Dorval offers two skate parks where skateboarders can practise their sport.


Skating

Sports

The City offers various skating options to its citizens, whether it be inside in one of its two arenas, or outside.


Soccer

Sports

Here are the City's parter organisations that offer soccer in Dorval.


Social dance

Sports

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


Softball

Sports

Here are the City's parter organisations that offer softball in Dorval.


Stamp collecting

Others

Here is the stamp club that operates in Dorval.


Stand Up Program

Fitness and Wellness

This is a program specially designed for autonomous seniors to help improve their balance, strengthen their core muscles, and learn to avoid falls.


Strength and Tone 55+

Fitness and Wellness

This course aims to improve your strength, flexibility, and balance so that you are able to enjoy and participate in your daily activities.


Stretch, Strength, and Yoga

Fitness and Wellness

A workout to build muscular strength and flexibility, with lots of stabilization, yoga poses, stretching, and relaxation.


Swimming

Sports

Swim clubs that partner with the City of Dorval to offer you other swimming courses.


Swimming Lessons - Adults

Aquatics

Swmming lessons for beginners and intermidiate-advanced.


Swimming Lessons - Aquadapt

Aquatics

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


Swimming Lessons - Diving

Aquatics

The basic dives are introduced in progressive series.


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

Aquatics

This course is a half-hour of fun-filled learning experiences for parents with children ages 5 to 12 months (must be 5 months old before the start of the session. Proof of age is required upon registration). 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 (ages 12 to 24 months)

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

Swimming Lessons - Stroke Improvement

Aquatics

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


Swimming Lessons (1) - White

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

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

Aquatics

Course’s program:

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

Tai Chi

Fitness and Wellness

The Yang style of Tai Chi aims to improve your mental and physical health by the execution of a series of continuous gentle movements. It will increase your flexibility, strengthen your muscles, release tension spots, correct posture, improve circulation, and diminish stress.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Internet Searching

Library Others

Friday, November 3, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to use search engines efficently on your computer and other devices.


Technology Workshop: Online Videos

Library Others

Friday, September 29, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to access a multitude of popular films, television shows, documentaries, and lectures for streaming from the comfort of your own home.


Tennis

Sports

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


Total Abs and Arms

Fitness and Wellness

Short intensive workout to tone and define abdominal and arm muscles.


Total Body Workout

Fitness and Wellness

Cardio, toning, strength, and flexibility complete this total body workout.


Total Cardio

Fitness and Wellness

Developing cardio endurance with high and low combinations. Abdominal exercises and stretching included in every workout.


Volleyball

Sports

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


Weekly Story Time Club

Arts and Culture Library

Saturdays, September 30 to December 9, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Little ones are invited to enjoy a fun-filled story time including bilingual stories, songs, and crafts. 


Woodworking

Others

Here is the City's parter association that reunites woodworking enthousiasts age 55 and over.


Yoga 55+

Fitness and Wellness

Benefits of this yoga class are an enhanced sense of stability, overall well-being, and community involvement.


Young Explorer Series: Rivers of the World

Arts and Culture Library

Sunday, November 12, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

In this workshop, travel on the Amazon, the Nile, the Ganges, the Mekong, the Yangtze, and the Niger.


Young Explorer Series: Tropical Forest Insects

Arts and Culture Library

Sunday, October 15, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the fascinating and beautiful insects that play a very important role in the rainforest.


Zumba

Fitness and Wellness

A fusion of Latin and international music dance themes, creating a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system. Features aerobic and fitness interval training with a combination of slow and fast rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. An excellent workout!


Zumba Little Stars - CANCELLED

Fitness and Wellness

A fun and healthy program offering child-friendly music, perfect for dancing, exercising, and playing games.


Zumba Toning

Fitness and Wellness

Energizing dance steps are added to muscular reinforcement of the upper body. The arm, shoulder, and abdominal muscles are further solicited through the captivating pleasures of Zumba.


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