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        live in Dorval!

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LEISURE AND CULTURE

Courses and Activities - Adults


Aquatics


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Fit

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


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Jogging

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

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

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.


Recreational Swimming

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


Swimming Lessons - Adults

Swmming lessons for beginners and intermidiate-advanced.


Swimming Lessons - Aquadapt

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex

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


Swimming Lessons - Parent and Tot 1 (5 to 18 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 18 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 (18 to 36 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 18 to 36 months. Parents and children learn how to be comfortable in the water through play, with the guidance of an instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Private

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex

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

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex

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.



Arts and Culture


Arts and Crafts

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


Book Clubs

At the Dorval Library

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


Creative Workshop: Felting

January 28, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre

(1335 Lakeshore Drive)


Creative Workshop: Macramé

February 25, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre

(1335 Lakeshore Drive)


Fun Carriage Ride

Embark on the horse carriage for a ride led by funny coachmen.


Lecture: Everything You Want And Need to Know About the Stanley Cup

Learn about the most coveted trophy in the world of hockey


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Labrecque, une caméra pour la mémoire (in French, 95 minutes)

Thursday, December 27, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Director Michel La Veaux pays tribute to renowned Quebec cinematographer and director Jean-Claude Labrecque.


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Theatre of Life (95 minutes)

Friday, December 28, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film offers a powerful message of social justice while raising awareness about the enormous environmental impact of food waste.


NFB Club: Anne Hébert, 1916 - 2000 (in French, 60 minutes)

Friday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Jacques Godbout helps us discover Anne Hébert, a famous Quebec poet and novelist through the people and places that inspired her.


NFB Club: As the Crow Flies (83 minutes)

Friday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

A group of Royal Canadian Air Cadets are followed throughout their elite flight-training camp as they study for their pilot’s license.


NFB Club: Birth of a Family (80 minutes)

Friday, January 18, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Indigenous siblings meet together for the first time in this deeply moving documentary.


NFB Club: Gun Runners (90 minutes)

Friday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Julius and Robert have traded in their rifles for sneakers, in hopes of making it big as professional marathon runners.


NFB Club: Le mystère Macpherson (in French, 80 minutes)

Friday, February 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film tells of the unlikely friendship between the great Félix Leclerc and the intriguing Frank Randolph Macpherson, a Jamaican chemical engineer.


Storytelling and Hot Chocolate

Saturday, December 15, at 2 p.m.
At the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage

Sip on some yummy hot chocolate while listening to captivating stories at the Museum.



Library


Book Chat Café – Historical Fiction

Saturday, March 23, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join fellow book lovers and our librarians to discuss favourite titles and authors.


Book Clubs

At the Dorval Library

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


Discovery Series : Nineteenth Century Paris Today

Wednesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Art historian Ersy Contogouris takes us on a trip through time to visit iconic sites in the City of Lights.


Discovery Series : Old Colonial Havana

Wednesday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Ashod Alemian is our guide to this fascinating colonial city with its rich and colourful architecture.


Discovery Series : Stunning Chile: Jewel of the Andes

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

Explore with Voyager Fred the majestic vistas of Patagonia, the Atacama Desert, the vibrant cities of Valparaiso, Santiago, and more.


Discovery Series : Trekking in Europe

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

Join Maria Korab-Laskowska for a journey across gentle hills in England, rocky peaks in Poland and Slovakia, and majestic mountain landscapes in Italy.


Discovery Series: Maritimes à vélo (in French)

Wednesday, February 20, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the Maritimes by bike with Sylvie Cousineau as she explores the scenic routes of the St. John River Valley and the Acadian coast.


Discovery Series: Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (in French)

Wednesday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Yannick Gervais shares his sporting adventures and fond travel memories, and will amaze you with the beautiful natural sites of this charming region.


Discovery Series: San Francisco, ville victorienne (in French)

Wednesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Follow Pierre Gagnon to fabulous “Frisco” – a city for lovers of Blues, great seafood, beautiful Victorian architecture, and more!


Discovery Series: Un safari animalier en Afrique (in French)

Wednesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Ariane Arpin-Delorme will take you on a safari experience, which includes destinations such as South Africa, Kenya, and Botswana.


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Labrecque, une caméra pour la mémoire (in French, 95 minutes)

Thursday, December 27, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Director Michel La Veaux pays tribute to renowned Quebec cinematographer and director Jean-Claude Labrecque.


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Theatre of Life (95 minutes)

Friday, December 28, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film offers a powerful message of social justice while raising awareness about the enormous environmental impact of food waste.


NFB Club: Anne Hébert, 1916 - 2000 (in French, 60 minutes)

Friday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Jacques Godbout helps us discover Anne Hébert, a famous Quebec poet and novelist through the people and places that inspired her.


NFB Club: As the Crow Flies (83 minutes)

Friday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

A group of Royal Canadian Air Cadets are followed throughout their elite flight-training camp as they study for their pilot’s license.


NFB Club: Birth of a Family (80 minutes)

Friday, January 18, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Indigenous siblings meet together for the first time in this deeply moving documentary.


NFB Club: Gun Runners (90 minutes)

Friday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Julius and Robert have traded in their rifles for sneakers, in hopes of making it big as professional marathon runners.


NFB Club: Le mystère Macpherson (in French, 80 minutes)

Friday, February 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film tells of the unlikely friendship between the great Félix Leclerc and the intriguing Frank Randolph Macpherson, a Jamaican chemical engineer.


Preparing Your Yard for Birds

Saturday, April 27, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Le Nichoir will present tips for attracting wild birds to your garden.


Technology Workshop: Digital Collections

Wednesday, January 16, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to access a vast collection of movies, television series, music, and e-books on your mobile devices.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Mobile Photography

Wednesday, May 8, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Discover how to capture, transfer, edit, and organize images, as well as produce artistic effects using your device.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Pinterest

Wednesday, April 10, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to find images, organize your ideas, and share inspiration on this virtual pinboard!


Technology Workshop: Office Apps and Software (NEW!)

Wednesday, February 13, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Discover free or low cost options to Microsoft Office.


Technology Workshop: Online Communications (NEW!)

Wednesday, March 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Take a look at popular communication options including Skype, FaceTime, texting/messaging, emailing, and Instagram.


Writers’ Weekend

May 4 and 5,
At the Dorval Library

Enjoy a mini writers’ retreat to explore self-expression and free your creative mind through the magic of words!



Fitness and Wellness


Body Design

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


Boot Camp

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


Boot Camp Tabata

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


Butt and Thighs

Intensive workout to tone and define the lower body.


Cardio Combat

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


Essentrics

Come and try the Essentrics technique, which simultaneously combines dynamic stretching and muscle strengthening to improve overall strength and flexibility of the body.


Extreme Toning

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.


Functional Cardio

Redefine your body using optional light weights to perform different movements.


In Shape for Me

An aerobic class for people who want to get back into shape or who have not exercised in a while.


International Line Dancing

Come and enjoy a fun afternoon of international line dancing. What better way to unwind while doing your body (and mind) good? Enjoy many styles of music and learn step-by-step choreography.


Lean Yoga

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.


Meditation

An intimate moment of self-connexion and consciousness.


Meditation Yoga

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


Mindfulness Meditation

Like physical exercise, mindfulness requires some basic training and ongoing practice. Developed primarily via meditation practice, over time, mindfulness results in greater focus and well-being.


Modern Line Dancing

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.


Mom and Baby Fitness

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


Pilates

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


Power Yoga

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

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


Stretch and Flexibility

This gentle course aims to provide greater flexibility and to release tension in joints.


Stretch, Strength, and Yoga

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


Tai Chi

The Yang style of Tai Chi aims to improve your mental and physical health by the execution of a series of continuous gentle movements.


Total Abs and Arms

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


Total Body Workout

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


TRX

Discover high-performance training that redefines resistance training with the TRX system.


Zumba

Exciting and fun! A fusion of Latin and international music dance themes, creating a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system.


Zumba Toning

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.



Sports


Badminton

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


Ball Hockey

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


Basketball

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


Biking

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


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.


Golf

The City of Dorval has a beautiful golf course.


Hockey

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


Lecture: Everything You Want And Need to Know About the Stanley Cup

Learn about the most coveted trophy in the world of hockey


Pickleball

Combine tennis, racquetball, table tennis, and badminton, and you'll get pickleball!


Rugby

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


Skating

The City offers various skating options to its citizens.


Soccer

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


Social dance

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of social dance.


Softball

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


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.


Trekfit

Trekfit combines autonomous physical activity with the outdoors.


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.


Stamp collecting

Here is the stamp club that operates in Dorval.


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LEISURE AND CULTURE

Courses and Activities - Adults


Aquatics


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Fit

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


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Jogging

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

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

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.


Recreational Swimming

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


Swimming Lessons - Adults

Swmming lessons for beginners and intermidiate-advanced.


Swimming Lessons - Aquadapt

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex

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


Swimming Lessons - Parent and Tot 1 (5 to 18 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 18 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 (18 to 36 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 18 to 36 months. Parents and children learn how to be comfortable in the water through play, with the guidance of an instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Private

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex

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

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex

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.



Arts and Culture


Arts and Crafts

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


Book Clubs

At the Dorval Library

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


Creative Workshop: Felting

January 28, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre

(1335 Lakeshore Drive)


Creative Workshop: Macramé

February 25, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre

(1335 Lakeshore Drive)


Fun Carriage Ride

Embark on the horse carriage for a ride led by funny coachmen.


Lecture: Everything You Want And Need to Know About the Stanley Cup

Learn about the most coveted trophy in the world of hockey


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Labrecque, une caméra pour la mémoire (in French, 95 minutes)

Thursday, December 27, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Director Michel La Veaux pays tribute to renowned Quebec cinematographer and director Jean-Claude Labrecque.


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Theatre of Life (95 minutes)

Friday, December 28, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film offers a powerful message of social justice while raising awareness about the enormous environmental impact of food waste.


NFB Club: Anne Hébert, 1916 - 2000 (in French, 60 minutes)

Friday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Jacques Godbout helps us discover Anne Hébert, a famous Quebec poet and novelist through the people and places that inspired her.


NFB Club: As the Crow Flies (83 minutes)

Friday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

A group of Royal Canadian Air Cadets are followed throughout their elite flight-training camp as they study for their pilot’s license.


NFB Club: Birth of a Family (80 minutes)

Friday, January 18, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Indigenous siblings meet together for the first time in this deeply moving documentary.


NFB Club: Gun Runners (90 minutes)

Friday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Julius and Robert have traded in their rifles for sneakers, in hopes of making it big as professional marathon runners.


NFB Club: Le mystère Macpherson (in French, 80 minutes)

Friday, February 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film tells of the unlikely friendship between the great Félix Leclerc and the intriguing Frank Randolph Macpherson, a Jamaican chemical engineer.


Storytelling and Hot Chocolate

Saturday, December 15, at 2 p.m.
At the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage

Sip on some yummy hot chocolate while listening to captivating stories at the Museum.



Library


Book Chat Café – Historical Fiction

Saturday, March 23, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join fellow book lovers and our librarians to discuss favourite titles and authors.


Book Clubs

At the Dorval Library

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


Discovery Series : Nineteenth Century Paris Today

Wednesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Art historian Ersy Contogouris takes us on a trip through time to visit iconic sites in the City of Lights.


Discovery Series : Old Colonial Havana

Wednesday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Ashod Alemian is our guide to this fascinating colonial city with its rich and colourful architecture.


Discovery Series : Stunning Chile: Jewel of the Andes

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

Explore with Voyager Fred the majestic vistas of Patagonia, the Atacama Desert, the vibrant cities of Valparaiso, Santiago, and more.


Discovery Series : Trekking in Europe

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

Join Maria Korab-Laskowska for a journey across gentle hills in England, rocky peaks in Poland and Slovakia, and majestic mountain landscapes in Italy.


Discovery Series: Maritimes à vélo (in French)

Wednesday, February 20, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the Maritimes by bike with Sylvie Cousineau as she explores the scenic routes of the St. John River Valley and the Acadian coast.


Discovery Series: Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (in French)

Wednesday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Yannick Gervais shares his sporting adventures and fond travel memories, and will amaze you with the beautiful natural sites of this charming region.


Discovery Series: San Francisco, ville victorienne (in French)

Wednesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Follow Pierre Gagnon to fabulous “Frisco” – a city for lovers of Blues, great seafood, beautiful Victorian architecture, and more!


Discovery Series: Un safari animalier en Afrique (in French)

Wednesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Ariane Arpin-Delorme will take you on a safari experience, which includes destinations such as South Africa, Kenya, and Botswana.


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Labrecque, une caméra pour la mémoire (in French, 95 minutes)

Thursday, December 27, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Director Michel La Veaux pays tribute to renowned Quebec cinematographer and director Jean-Claude Labrecque.


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Theatre of Life (95 minutes)

Friday, December 28, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film offers a powerful message of social justice while raising awareness about the enormous environmental impact of food waste.


NFB Club: Anne Hébert, 1916 - 2000 (in French, 60 minutes)

Friday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Jacques Godbout helps us discover Anne Hébert, a famous Quebec poet and novelist through the people and places that inspired her.


NFB Club: As the Crow Flies (83 minutes)

Friday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

A group of Royal Canadian Air Cadets are followed throughout their elite flight-training camp as they study for their pilot’s license.


NFB Club: Birth of a Family (80 minutes)

Friday, January 18, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Indigenous siblings meet together for the first time in this deeply moving documentary.


NFB Club: Gun Runners (90 minutes)

Friday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Julius and Robert have traded in their rifles for sneakers, in hopes of making it big as professional marathon runners.


NFB Club: Le mystère Macpherson (in French, 80 minutes)

Friday, February 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film tells of the unlikely friendship between the great Félix Leclerc and the intriguing Frank Randolph Macpherson, a Jamaican chemical engineer.


Preparing Your Yard for Birds

Saturday, April 27, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Le Nichoir will present tips for attracting wild birds to your garden.


Technology Workshop: Digital Collections

Wednesday, January 16, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to access a vast collection of movies, television series, music, and e-books on your mobile devices.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Mobile Photography

Wednesday, May 8, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Discover how to capture, transfer, edit, and organize images, as well as produce artistic effects using your device.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Pinterest

Wednesday, April 10, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to find images, organize your ideas, and share inspiration on this virtual pinboard!


Technology Workshop: Office Apps and Software (NEW!)

Wednesday, February 13, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Discover free or low cost options to Microsoft Office.


Technology Workshop: Online Communications (NEW!)

Wednesday, March 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Take a look at popular communication options including Skype, FaceTime, texting/messaging, emailing, and Instagram.


Writers’ Weekend

May 4 and 5,
At the Dorval Library

Enjoy a mini writers’ retreat to explore self-expression and free your creative mind through the magic of words!



Fitness and Wellness


Body Design

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


Boot Camp

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


Boot Camp Tabata

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


Butt and Thighs

Intensive workout to tone and define the lower body.


Cardio Combat

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


Essentrics

Come and try the Essentrics technique, which simultaneously combines dynamic stretching and muscle strengthening to improve overall strength and flexibility of the body.


Extreme Toning

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.


Functional Cardio

Redefine your body using optional light weights to perform different movements.


In Shape for Me

An aerobic class for people who want to get back into shape or who have not exercised in a while.


International Line Dancing

Come and enjoy a fun afternoon of international line dancing. What better way to unwind while doing your body (and mind) good? Enjoy many styles of music and learn step-by-step choreography.


Lean Yoga

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.


Meditation

An intimate moment of self-connexion and consciousness.


Meditation Yoga

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


Mindfulness Meditation

Like physical exercise, mindfulness requires some basic training and ongoing practice. Developed primarily via meditation practice, over time, mindfulness results in greater focus and well-being.


Modern Line Dancing

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.


Mom and Baby Fitness

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


Pilates

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


Power Yoga

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

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


Stretch and Flexibility

This gentle course aims to provide greater flexibility and to release tension in joints.


Stretch, Strength, and Yoga

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


Tai Chi

The Yang style of Tai Chi aims to improve your mental and physical health by the execution of a series of continuous gentle movements.


Total Abs and Arms

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


Total Body Workout

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


TRX

Discover high-performance training that redefines resistance training with the TRX system.


Zumba

Exciting and fun! A fusion of Latin and international music dance themes, creating a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system.


Zumba Toning

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.



Sports


Badminton

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


Ball Hockey

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


Basketball

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


Biking

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


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.


Golf

The City of Dorval has a beautiful golf course.


Hockey

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


Lecture: Everything You Want And Need to Know About the Stanley Cup

Learn about the most coveted trophy in the world of hockey


Pickleball

Combine tennis, racquetball, table tennis, and badminton, and you'll get pickleball!


Rugby

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


Skating

The City offers various skating options to its citizens.


Soccer

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


Social dance

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of social dance.


Softball

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


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.


Trekfit

Trekfit combines autonomous physical activity with the outdoors.


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.


Stamp collecting

Here is the stamp club that operates in Dorval.


SEARCH FOR COURSES AND ACTIVITIES




Registration for Courses and Activities
Registration for Courses and Activities

Courses and Activities - Adults


Aquatics


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Fit

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


Aquatic Fitness - Aqua Jogging

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

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

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.


Recreational Swimming

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


Swimming Lessons - Adults

Swmming lessons for beginners and intermidiate-advanced.


Swimming Lessons - Aquadapt

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex

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


Swimming Lessons - Parent and Tot 1 (5 to 18 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 18 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 (18 to 36 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 18 to 36 months. Parents and children learn how to be comfortable in the water through play, with the guidance of an instructor.


Swimming Lessons - Private

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex

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

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex

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.



Arts and Culture


Arts and Crafts

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


Book Clubs

At the Dorval Library

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


Creative Workshop: Felting

January 28, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre

(1335 Lakeshore Drive)


Creative Workshop: Macramé

February 25, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
At the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre

(1335 Lakeshore Drive)


Fun Carriage Ride

Embark on the horse carriage for a ride led by funny coachmen.


Lecture: Everything You Want And Need to Know About the Stanley Cup

Learn about the most coveted trophy in the world of hockey


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Labrecque, une caméra pour la mémoire (in French, 95 minutes)

Thursday, December 27, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Director Michel La Veaux pays tribute to renowned Quebec cinematographer and director Jean-Claude Labrecque.


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Theatre of Life (95 minutes)

Friday, December 28, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film offers a powerful message of social justice while raising awareness about the enormous environmental impact of food waste.


NFB Club: Anne Hébert, 1916 - 2000 (in French, 60 minutes)

Friday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Jacques Godbout helps us discover Anne Hébert, a famous Quebec poet and novelist through the people and places that inspired her.


NFB Club: As the Crow Flies (83 minutes)

Friday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

A group of Royal Canadian Air Cadets are followed throughout their elite flight-training camp as they study for their pilot’s license.


NFB Club: Birth of a Family (80 minutes)

Friday, January 18, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Indigenous siblings meet together for the first time in this deeply moving documentary.


NFB Club: Gun Runners (90 minutes)

Friday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Julius and Robert have traded in their rifles for sneakers, in hopes of making it big as professional marathon runners.


NFB Club: Le mystère Macpherson (in French, 80 minutes)

Friday, February 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film tells of the unlikely friendship between the great Félix Leclerc and the intriguing Frank Randolph Macpherson, a Jamaican chemical engineer.


Storytelling and Hot Chocolate

Saturday, December 15, at 2 p.m.
At the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage

Sip on some yummy hot chocolate while listening to captivating stories at the Museum.



Library


Book Chat Café – Historical Fiction

Saturday, March 23, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join fellow book lovers and our librarians to discuss favourite titles and authors.


Book Clubs

At the Dorval Library

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


Discovery Series : Nineteenth Century Paris Today

Wednesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Art historian Ersy Contogouris takes us on a trip through time to visit iconic sites in the City of Lights.


Discovery Series : Old Colonial Havana

Wednesday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Ashod Alemian is our guide to this fascinating colonial city with its rich and colourful architecture.


Discovery Series : Stunning Chile: Jewel of the Andes

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

Explore with Voyager Fred the majestic vistas of Patagonia, the Atacama Desert, the vibrant cities of Valparaiso, Santiago, and more.


Discovery Series : Trekking in Europe

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

Join Maria Korab-Laskowska for a journey across gentle hills in England, rocky peaks in Poland and Slovakia, and majestic mountain landscapes in Italy.


Discovery Series: Maritimes à vélo (in French)

Wednesday, February 20, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the Maritimes by bike with Sylvie Cousineau as she explores the scenic routes of the St. John River Valley and the Acadian coast.


Discovery Series: Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (in French)

Wednesday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Yannick Gervais shares his sporting adventures and fond travel memories, and will amaze you with the beautiful natural sites of this charming region.


Discovery Series: San Francisco, ville victorienne (in French)

Wednesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Follow Pierre Gagnon to fabulous “Frisco” – a city for lovers of Blues, great seafood, beautiful Victorian architecture, and more!


Discovery Series: Un safari animalier en Afrique (in French)

Wednesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Ariane Arpin-Delorme will take you on a safari experience, which includes destinations such as South Africa, Kenya, and Botswana.


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Labrecque, une caméra pour la mémoire (in French, 95 minutes)

Thursday, December 27, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Director Michel La Veaux pays tribute to renowned Quebec cinematographer and director Jean-Claude Labrecque.


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Theatre of Life (95 minutes)

Friday, December 28, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film offers a powerful message of social justice while raising awareness about the enormous environmental impact of food waste.


NFB Club: Anne Hébert, 1916 - 2000 (in French, 60 minutes)

Friday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Jacques Godbout helps us discover Anne Hébert, a famous Quebec poet and novelist through the people and places that inspired her.


NFB Club: As the Crow Flies (83 minutes)

Friday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

A group of Royal Canadian Air Cadets are followed throughout their elite flight-training camp as they study for their pilot’s license.


NFB Club: Birth of a Family (80 minutes)

Friday, January 18, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Indigenous siblings meet together for the first time in this deeply moving documentary.


NFB Club: Gun Runners (90 minutes)

Friday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Julius and Robert have traded in their rifles for sneakers, in hopes of making it big as professional marathon runners.


NFB Club: Le mystère Macpherson (in French, 80 minutes)

Friday, February 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film tells of the unlikely friendship between the great Félix Leclerc and the intriguing Frank Randolph Macpherson, a Jamaican chemical engineer.


Preparing Your Yard for Birds

Saturday, April 27, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Le Nichoir will present tips for attracting wild birds to your garden.


Technology Workshop: Digital Collections

Wednesday, January 16, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to access a vast collection of movies, television series, music, and e-books on your mobile devices.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Mobile Photography

Wednesday, May 8, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Discover how to capture, transfer, edit, and organize images, as well as produce artistic effects using your device.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Pinterest

Wednesday, April 10, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to find images, organize your ideas, and share inspiration on this virtual pinboard!


Technology Workshop: Office Apps and Software (NEW!)

Wednesday, February 13, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Discover free or low cost options to Microsoft Office.


Technology Workshop: Online Communications (NEW!)

Wednesday, March 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Take a look at popular communication options including Skype, FaceTime, texting/messaging, emailing, and Instagram.


Writers’ Weekend

May 4 and 5,
At the Dorval Library

Enjoy a mini writers’ retreat to explore self-expression and free your creative mind through the magic of words!



Fitness and Wellness


Body Design

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


Boot Camp

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


Boot Camp Tabata

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


Butt and Thighs

Intensive workout to tone and define the lower body.


Cardio Combat

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


Essentrics

Come and try the Essentrics technique, which simultaneously combines dynamic stretching and muscle strengthening to improve overall strength and flexibility of the body.


Extreme Toning

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.


Functional Cardio

Redefine your body using optional light weights to perform different movements.


In Shape for Me

An aerobic class for people who want to get back into shape or who have not exercised in a while.


International Line Dancing

Come and enjoy a fun afternoon of international line dancing. What better way to unwind while doing your body (and mind) good? Enjoy many styles of music and learn step-by-step choreography.


Lean Yoga

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.


Meditation

An intimate moment of self-connexion and consciousness.


Meditation Yoga

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


Mindfulness Meditation

Like physical exercise, mindfulness requires some basic training and ongoing practice. Developed primarily via meditation practice, over time, mindfulness results in greater focus and well-being.


Modern Line Dancing

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.


Mom and Baby Fitness

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


Pilates

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


Power Yoga

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

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


Stretch and Flexibility

This gentle course aims to provide greater flexibility and to release tension in joints.


Stretch, Strength, and Yoga

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


Tai Chi

The Yang style of Tai Chi aims to improve your mental and physical health by the execution of a series of continuous gentle movements.


Total Abs and Arms

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


Total Body Workout

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


TRX

Discover high-performance training that redefines resistance training with the TRX system.


Zumba

Exciting and fun! A fusion of Latin and international music dance themes, creating a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system.


Zumba Toning

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.



Sports


Badminton

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


Ball Hockey

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


Basketball

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


Biking

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


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.


Golf

The City of Dorval has a beautiful golf course.


Hockey

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


Lecture: Everything You Want And Need to Know About the Stanley Cup

Learn about the most coveted trophy in the world of hockey


Pickleball

Combine tennis, racquetball, table tennis, and badminton, and you'll get pickleball!


Rugby

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


Skating

The City offers various skating options to its citizens.


Soccer

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


Social dance

Here is what is offered in Dorval, in terms of social dance.


Softball

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


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.


Trekfit

Trekfit combines autonomous physical activity with the outdoors.


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.


Stamp collecting

Here is the stamp club that operates in Dorval.


SEARCH FOR COURSES AND ACTIVITIES




Registration for Courses and Activities
Registration for Courses and Activities
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