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LEISURE AND CULTURE

Courses and Activities - First Citizens


Aquatics


Aquatic Fitness - Gentle Aqua Fit

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex

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 tone your muscles.


Recreational Swimming

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



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)


Discovery Series : Au pays de Jan Hus, la République tchèque (in French)

FULL

Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the hidden gems of the Czech Republic, with its gorgeous scenery, rich culture, and the wonders of its capital, Prague.


Discovery Series : The 5 Muzzles of Mongolia

FULL

Wednesday, November 21, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Photographer Bonnie Folkins takes us to the other side of the world on a great adventure into the wilds of Central Asia.


First Citizen Paint Night

Friday, November 30, at the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Hockey Mask Making Workshop

Saturday, December 1, at 2 p.m.
At the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage

Come have fun while creating your own hockey mask.


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.


Painting for First Citizens

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


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


“Wired and Retired” – Intermediate iPad Course

Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., October 2 to December 4
At the Dorval Library

This free course is for Dorval retirees and First Citizens. iPads will be provided, for in-class use, to students who don’t have their own.


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 Chat Café – Mystery Edition

Saturday, November 24, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join fellow book lovers and our librarians to discuss our favourite “whodunits” and mystery 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 : Au pays de Jan Hus, la République tchèque (in French)

FULL

Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the hidden gems of the Czech Republic, with its gorgeous scenery, rich culture, and the wonders of its capital, Prague.


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 : The 5 Muzzles of Mongolia

FULL

Wednesday, November 21, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Photographer Bonnie Folkins takes us to the other side of the world on a great adventure into the wilds of Central Asia.


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.


Financial Literacy Month Workshop: Financial Manias and Bubbles

Thursday, November 22, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Journey through famous economic bubbles and financial manias of the past to learn about warning signs that are helpful in identifying present and future bubbles.


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


Better Balance

For those who have taken a session of Stand Up and would like to continue to improve balance and strength through low-impact exercise. For people age 55 and over.


Core Conditioning

This course will give you better control over balance, help you prevent falls, and allow you to better perform your everyday activities. For people age 55 and over.


Energy and Strength

Reduced-impact aerobic exercises utilizing a variety of equipment (weights, balls, bands, etc.). For people age 55 and over.


Modern Line Dancing 55+

Dance and express yourself to disco, oldies, soul, jazz, Latin, and even international music. For people age 55 and over.


Morning Fitness

A fun and beneficial workout to upbeat music with the young at heart in mind. For people age 55 and over.


Stand Up Program

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+

This course aims to improve your strength, flexibility, and balance so that you are able to enjoy and participate in your daily activities. For people age 55 and over.


Yoga 55+

Benefits of this yoga class are an enhanced sense of stability, overall well-being, and community involvement. For people age 55 and over.



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.


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.


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.


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.


Bridge

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


Cribbage

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


Stamp collecting

Here is the stamp club that operates in Dorval.


Woodworking

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


SEARCH FOR COURSES AND ACTIVITIES




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

Courses and Activities - First Citizens


Aquatics


Aquatic Fitness - Gentle Aqua Fit

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex

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 tone your muscles.


Recreational Swimming

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



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)


Discovery Series : Au pays de Jan Hus, la République tchèque (in French)

FULL

Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the hidden gems of the Czech Republic, with its gorgeous scenery, rich culture, and the wonders of its capital, Prague.


Discovery Series : The 5 Muzzles of Mongolia

FULL

Wednesday, November 21, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Photographer Bonnie Folkins takes us to the other side of the world on a great adventure into the wilds of Central Asia.


First Citizen Paint Night

Friday, November 30, at the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Hockey Mask Making Workshop

Saturday, December 1, at 2 p.m.
At the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage

Come have fun while creating your own hockey mask.


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.


Painting for First Citizens

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


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


“Wired and Retired” – Intermediate iPad Course

Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., October 2 to December 4
At the Dorval Library

This free course is for Dorval retirees and First Citizens. iPads will be provided, for in-class use, to students who don’t have their own.


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 Chat Café – Mystery Edition

Saturday, November 24, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join fellow book lovers and our librarians to discuss our favourite “whodunits” and mystery 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 : Au pays de Jan Hus, la République tchèque (in French)

FULL

Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the hidden gems of the Czech Republic, with its gorgeous scenery, rich culture, and the wonders of its capital, Prague.


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 : The 5 Muzzles of Mongolia

FULL

Wednesday, November 21, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Photographer Bonnie Folkins takes us to the other side of the world on a great adventure into the wilds of Central Asia.


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.


Financial Literacy Month Workshop: Financial Manias and Bubbles

Thursday, November 22, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Journey through famous economic bubbles and financial manias of the past to learn about warning signs that are helpful in identifying present and future bubbles.


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


Better Balance

For those who have taken a session of Stand Up and would like to continue to improve balance and strength through low-impact exercise. For people age 55 and over.


Core Conditioning

This course will give you better control over balance, help you prevent falls, and allow you to better perform your everyday activities. For people age 55 and over.


Energy and Strength

Reduced-impact aerobic exercises utilizing a variety of equipment (weights, balls, bands, etc.). For people age 55 and over.


Modern Line Dancing 55+

Dance and express yourself to disco, oldies, soul, jazz, Latin, and even international music. For people age 55 and over.


Morning Fitness

A fun and beneficial workout to upbeat music with the young at heart in mind. For people age 55 and over.


Stand Up Program

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+

This course aims to improve your strength, flexibility, and balance so that you are able to enjoy and participate in your daily activities. For people age 55 and over.


Yoga 55+

Benefits of this yoga class are an enhanced sense of stability, overall well-being, and community involvement. For people age 55 and over.



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.


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.


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.


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.


Bridge

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


Cribbage

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


Stamp collecting

Here is the stamp club that operates in Dorval.


Woodworking

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


SEARCH FOR COURSES AND ACTIVITIES




Registration for Courses and Activities
Registration for Courses and Activities

Courses and Activities - First Citizens


Aquatics


Aquatic Fitness - Gentle Aqua Fit

At the Dorval Aquatic and Sports Complex

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 tone your muscles.


Recreational Swimming

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



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)


Discovery Series : Au pays de Jan Hus, la République tchèque (in French)

FULL

Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the hidden gems of the Czech Republic, with its gorgeous scenery, rich culture, and the wonders of its capital, Prague.


Discovery Series : The 5 Muzzles of Mongolia

FULL

Wednesday, November 21, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Photographer Bonnie Folkins takes us to the other side of the world on a great adventure into the wilds of Central Asia.


First Citizen Paint Night

Friday, November 30, at the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Hockey Mask Making Workshop

Saturday, December 1, at 2 p.m.
At the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage

Come have fun while creating your own hockey mask.


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.


Painting for First Citizens

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


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


“Wired and Retired” – Intermediate iPad Course

Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., October 2 to December 4
At the Dorval Library

This free course is for Dorval retirees and First Citizens. iPads will be provided, for in-class use, to students who don’t have their own.


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 Chat Café – Mystery Edition

Saturday, November 24, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join fellow book lovers and our librarians to discuss our favourite “whodunits” and mystery 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 : Au pays de Jan Hus, la République tchèque (in French)

FULL

Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the hidden gems of the Czech Republic, with its gorgeous scenery, rich culture, and the wonders of its capital, Prague.


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 : The 5 Muzzles of Mongolia

FULL

Wednesday, November 21, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Photographer Bonnie Folkins takes us to the other side of the world on a great adventure into the wilds of Central Asia.


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.


Financial Literacy Month Workshop: Financial Manias and Bubbles

Thursday, November 22, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Journey through famous economic bubbles and financial manias of the past to learn about warning signs that are helpful in identifying present and future bubbles.


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


Better Balance

For those who have taken a session of Stand Up and would like to continue to improve balance and strength through low-impact exercise. For people age 55 and over.


Core Conditioning

This course will give you better control over balance, help you prevent falls, and allow you to better perform your everyday activities. For people age 55 and over.


Energy and Strength

Reduced-impact aerobic exercises utilizing a variety of equipment (weights, balls, bands, etc.). For people age 55 and over.


Modern Line Dancing 55+

Dance and express yourself to disco, oldies, soul, jazz, Latin, and even international music. For people age 55 and over.


Morning Fitness

A fun and beneficial workout to upbeat music with the young at heart in mind. For people age 55 and over.


Stand Up Program

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+

This course aims to improve your strength, flexibility, and balance so that you are able to enjoy and participate in your daily activities. For people age 55 and over.


Yoga 55+

Benefits of this yoga class are an enhanced sense of stability, overall well-being, and community involvement. For people age 55 and over.



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.


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.


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.


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.


Bridge

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


Cribbage

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


Stamp collecting

Here is the stamp club that operates in Dorval.


Woodworking

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


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