15 Fun things to do with your children in Montreal


Move to Montreal with kids from Toronto, Ottawa! So you have children and have decided to take a trip to Montreal, one of the most recognized cities in Canada thanks to the fact that it held the Summer Olympics Games back in 1976, or simply because you have heard plenty of the city through all of your lives because you have heard your parents (or even grandparents) talked a lot of that particular Olympic event – the one that made Nadia Comaneci a celebrity with the first perfect score of 10.

But if you have heard about Montreal and a good friend recommends it a one of the most attractive tourist spot; you wonder what activities you can do with your children once you would be there. We suggest the following fifteen activities to be taken into consideration.

 

Jump high at Saute.

Kids will love this amazing trampoline park with two locations in the country, and one of them is in Montreal East. Some exercises, great fun for kids of all ages and, of course, for parents too.

 

Pay a visit to the Montreal Biodome.

Four ecosystems of the Americas wait inside the dome. More than 4,800 animals and around 700 sorts of plants can provide a fun educating activity for the whole family. Children will certainly enjoy the lively penguins in the Sub-Antarctic section of the Biodome.

 

Get an exciting time at Le Ronde

With more than 40 rides, that include an amaze amount of 10 roller coasters, this Six Flags amusement park is the second biggest in Canada. Located on Saint Helen’s Island, it does not only provide exciting attractions, but also some less dangerous rides for those kids with a lesser daredevil sense.

 

Take the Mile End Food Tour

Children love food and what is best that eating as doing some tourist at the same time. Montreal offers you and your kids the opportunity to do both by taking the Mile End Montreal Food Tour. A family trip to the diverse food you can find, and the cultural and historical aspects of the zone would make it a good decision to take. Enjoy it while eating your favorite meal or snack, or perhaps a new favorite would arise.

 

Visit the Otaku Lounge

You have been reading Manga and Comics in general for years and you have passed on that habit to your kids. Once in Montreal, you and your little ones could have the opportunity to check some of the most recognized titles from Japanese artist while drinking some tea. For 5$ an hour, 4000 manga books at your disposal for a good reading time, and additional 5$ Tea is abundantly present. Saturdays is a good day to visit, since some special events take place in the book store.

 

Go Skating in Old Port Montreal

Do you prefer outdoor activities? Some sports involvement? Do you love winter? You can take your children to ice skate around Old Port during the winter season if you pay a visit to the city during that time. The rink is opened from December to March daily. But the schedule can vary according to the weather conditions.

 

Get birds’ eye-view at Montreal Tower/Olympic Park. 

Built for the 1976 Summer Olympics Games the Montreal Tower is recognized for being as the tallest inclined building offering three floors for observation of the city. With 175 meters of height and an inclination of 45 degrees, the Tower additionally offers at the base a multisport center with seven pools included.

 

Go to the Theatre

A bit of the artistic aspect of the city is a good recommendation for a family outing. In the Centaur Theatre the whole family can enjoy several children’s shows put on stage twice a month and there is no need to spend a Saturday morning waiting for a TV show in your hotel room. Instead, this is a good option for some fun and some acquisition of the cultural aspect on the children’s stage world of the city.

 

Visit the Biosphere Museum.

In times of Ecological awareness, it is a good choice to visit Montreal’s Biosphere to learn about the environmental issues that are taking place in this area. Also, children and the family as well can learn interesting facts related to air quality, climate change, water pollution, and much more about pollution and its consequences in the world. All this information is given in a fun and stimulating way, sowing the need of an environmental conscience in little children and remember adults the responsibility of highlighting this every day.

 

Know a good Ghost Story.

Narrated by their own protagonists, you and your kids could hear spooky stories about the misfortunes and adventures of these “ghost” through different sites in Old Montreal. The event takes 90 minutes for the whole enjoyment with stories told by witches, con artists, and some criminals in several haunted places of the old part of the city.

 

Swin at the Aquadome.

On the Lasalle area, this place contains two 25-meter basins where children can swim, have some fun on water jets, and have a blast on the mushroom waterfall. Parents, meanwhile, can have some fun in a hot tub for their disposal.

 

Get to higher grounds at Allez up.

Design for people of all ages, Allez up offer rock climbing in different sets of walls. A great energetic activity for those little non-stoppable kids, it is a recommendable choice while visiting Montreal.

 

Shoot you family with Laser.

Montreal offers the whole family for great battling using lasers. A whole family activity, younger, teenagers, and even grown-ups would enjoy it deeply.

 

Embark on a Pirate Adventure.

Make your children feel like people for the time of New France and embark them on the Iberville – a privateer ship from that era. The activities presented in this attraction are aimed to children from 6 to 12 years of age, and they test kids in the physical and intellectual aspect while the young ones are living their wildest dreams.

 

Watch some sports events.

While in the city and depending on the time you would be there, your children can be taken to enjoy a Hockey match to cheer and enjoy the Hockey local team’s performances or the Football team. Children with a high sport sense and favoritism will really appreciate the opportunity.

Now you have some places and activities to do around when visiting this wonderful biggest and second most populated important city in the province of Quebec. You and your children would have a great time as a family there if you choose one of the activities above and some of your own.

 

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