Donate so new Canadians can learn to love the winter (our 10th!)

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The years have flown by and this will be our 10th winter of introducing new Canadians to winter sports. Winter can be a tough season for new Canadians. Since 2010, we have introduced over...

Pointe-aux-Trembles by Ferry and Bike

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This summer, I took advantage of the new, frequent ferry (‘navette fluviale’) running from the Old Port out to Pointe-aux-Trembles to explore the eastern tip of our island by bike. This ferry is a pilot-project in...

Carpooling Rules and Etiquette

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Carpooling is often the most economical and practical mode of transportation to reach sites outside of Montreal. Here are a few rules and guidelines to ensure that carpooling is safe and enjoyable for everyone. Information...

Try Camping This Summer!

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What could be more fun than spending a night outdoors in a tent, and waking up to the sound of birds singing? To try camping in Montreal or out of town, here are a few options: Parks Canada...

Donate – Canoe and SUP!

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Sponsor a low-income new Canadian to try SUP and canoe-camping with us this summer! Make a charitable donation by June 25th to make Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) and Canoe-Camping accessible! Each $25 donation will enable a low-income new Canadian...

Refund Policy for Intercultural Outdoor Recreation Program Activities

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The Intercultural Outdoor Recreation Program’s weekly courses and activities adhere to the same reimbursement policy as ARMP’s Sports and Recreation Program, available at www.miltonpark.org. ARMP also organizes one-time outdoor activities that have limited space and...

Huts in Quebec

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In Quebec we are fortunate to have an extensive backcountry hut system. There are many huts you can get access by hiking, snowshoeing or skiing, allowing you to spend an overnight or even several...

How to Deal With Quebec’s Mosquitoes!

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Mosquitoes, black flies, horse flies, deer flies, no-see-ums… During the warm season in Quebec, we’re never truly alone! It can be difficult to calmly remember that all of these biting insects are truly essential...

How to Try Kayaking This Summer

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Here is a non-exhaustive list of companies, organisations and clubs that offer kayak classes and outings for beginners. Montreal’s whitewater kayaking club organizes lessons in a heated swimming pool near Frontenac metro station that are...

Goodbye Neil and Thank You!

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We would like to thank and recognize a special volunteer, Neil Yee, who has put in hundreds if not thousands of hours since 2012 to help us teach new Canadians and all of our...