Spring Break

Running out of ideas for March Break? With you in mind, the Town of Rosemère has planned activities, both online and outdoors, to entertain your whole family while following public health guidelines.  

On the program, Saturday, February 27 - Sunday, March 7, 2021: escape game, fun-filled virtual workshops, a snowman hunt, indoor and outdoor skating, trekking and more!   In short, lots of ideas to take advantage of March Break, regardless of the weather! 

But hurry, places are limited! 




VIRTUAL AND HOME ACTIVITIES  


Your municipal library has prepared a number of activities to enjoy in the comfort of your home, with your family. 


The Station oubliée (the Forgotten Station) online escape game: March 1-7

This is a “point-and-click” style adventure game where you will need to solve a series of puzzles in order to complete your mission. Play with your family or in a group, at a distance (1-6 players).

Registration required, by email, at biblio@ville.rosemere.qc.ca or by phone at 450 621-3500, ext. 7221.  



Creative LEGO workshop – City and Friends*: March 1, 9 a.m.

This creative LEGO® workshop for 6-13-year-olds offers lots of suggestions for building the Lego world City and Friends. In addition to having fun, participants will learn basic construction principles and architectural concepts.For the workshop, participants must have several LEGO® bricks on hand.  

Activity offered in French only. Registration required, by email, at biblio@ville.rosemere.qc.ca or by phone at 450 621-3500, ext. 7221.  



Creative origami workshop – Airplanes*: March 2, 9 a.m.

Discover the magic of origami, the ancient Japanese art of folding sheets or pieces of paper to create objects or models in relief. The creative possibilities are endless! In this workshop, 6-13-year-olds will have the chance to make various types of airplanes. For the workshop, participants must have a few letter-size sheets of paper to use. 

Activity offered in French only. Registration required, by email, at biblio@ville.rosemere.qc.ca or by phone at 450 621-3500, ext. 7221.  



Creative LEGO workshop – Flying saucers*: March 3, 9 a.m.

Through these creative workshops, children will enjoy successfully tackling various Lego brick challenges on the theme of flying saucers. In addition to having fun, youngsters will learn basic construction principles as well as techniques and notions for building futuristic ships. For the workshop, participants must have a few LEGO® bricks on hand.

Activity offered in French only. Registration required, by email, at biblio@ville.rosemere.qc.ca or by phone at 450 621-3500, ext. 7221.  



Creative origami workshop – Animals and birds: March 5, 9 a.m.

Discover the magic of origami, the ancient Japanese art of folding sheets or pieces of paper to create objects or models in relief. The creative possibilities are endless! A simple square or rectangle of paper transformed into a lion or a dolphin—that’s the magic of origami. Here, 6-13-year-olds will learn the art of Japanese paper folding, in addition to learning the language, basics and techniques of origami creation by making some jungle animals! For the workshop, participants must have on hand a few letter-size sheets of paper.

Activity offered in French only. Registration required, by email, at biblio@ville.rosemere.qc.ca or by phone at 450 621-3500, ext. 7221.  



Borrow movies, board games or books: check the schedule

Did you know that your library offers you much more than just books?! You'll find a wide range of movies and TV series on DVD as well as board games, the latest digital magazines and even music albums! Drop in and see us!    








ACTIVITIES OUTDOORS AND AT THE ARENA 



Public Indoor Skating sessions

The arena will be open to Rosemère residents and offer 45-minute public skating sessions. 

A maximum of 20 people are admitted at a time. It is possible to enjoy it in a family bubble, as a couple or alone. Groups of citizens residing at different addresses will not be accepted.

This activity is free of charge. 

Families must register online no later than 24 hours before the activity. The names of all participants and their Citizen’s Card number are required for all reservations. 


Schedule: 
  • Seniors (no registration necessary): everyday, 9 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. 
  • Families (registration required): everyday, 10 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

*Except Monday, March 1. 


Full details here: https://www.ville.rosemere.qc.ca/parks-skating-rinks/   



Private half-rink rentals

Rosemère families may rent half a rink for 45 minutes of skating time. Only members of the same family living at the same address will be allowed on the rink. They may be accompanied by a personal trainer. 

Registration is required and must be done by email (llavallee@ville.rosemere.qc.ca), no later than 24 hours before the activity. Requests will be processed Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

The rental cost is $40, including tax.

Schedule: 
  • Monday, March 1, 3 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
  • Weekdays: 2 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
  • Weekends: 2 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

*Except for Monday, March 1. 

Registration required, by email, at llavallee@ville.rosemere.qc.ca




Outdoor skating rinks

There are now 15 accessible outdoor rinks. The monitors control the maximum number of people per rink and, from time to time, check the skaters' Citizen's Cards to give Rosemerites' priority. 

Outdoor activities, such as hockey, can be practised in small groups of a maximum of 8 people, starting February 26.  

Hockey nets will be reinstalled for the March Break.  




Snowman Hunt

The Town of Rosemère is inviting families to take part in a hunt for snowmen—hidden in 8 parks—to discover clues to unlock funny video clips and sheets of creative activities to do at home.Presented in the form of a legend, this Boule de neige (Snowball)* activity is free of charge and offered as long as the weather cooperates. 

The hunt may be carried out in order or not, at everyone's own pace.Follow the snowmen and let yourself be carried away by the joys of winter! 


*Activity offered in French only 



Access to Domaine Vert Park

The Town of Rosemère has entered into an agreement with Domaine Vert Park so that Rosemerites can have free access.

For the March Break, the park will close at 7:30 p.m.

Here is what will be offered: 
  • Walking trail, loop trails A and B (headlamp recommended)
  • Illuminated skating path
  • Illuminated sliding hill
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing 
  • Fatbike rentals

Access is strictly reserved for residents and annual pass holders throughout the March Break week. Proof of residence will therefore be required at all times.




Groomed walking trails

To keep your spirits up and change the scenery of the streets in your neighbourhood, see where you can wander along walking trails for a breath of fresh air:
  • Miller Marsh
  • Charbonneau Park
  • Bouthillier Marsh
  • Forêt des Frères du Sacré-Cœur*
  • Gilmour Park
  • Domaine Vert Park
  • P'tit Train du Nord

*Please use the parking lot behind the Externat Sacré-Cœur (access via Montée Lesage).





What’s happening

  • Former Golf Course Dossier
  • COVID-19
  • Spring break
  • Outdoor rinks status
  • Free Web Conferences