Water games can refresh the whole family on hot days. Often, other activities are offered around! Where are the coolest free water games? Economies et cie conducted a small, non-exhaustive survey to find out.
Lévis – Quai Paquet
Located along the river in Lévis, the Quai Paquet fountain is the most powerful of its kind in Canada with its 160 jets rising up to 9 meters high ! Plenty of refreshment!
- Magnificent view of Quebec City
- The ferry is right next door if you fancy a ride
- Various shows and activities are held on site during the summer
Quebec – Place des Canotiers
Inaugurated this spring, the place des Canotiers is a large public square with 50 fountain jets and 74 misters to refresh visitors.
- Located in the heritage site of Old Quebec, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List
- Along the St. Lawrence River
- The quality of the layout
Saint-Jean-Bosco Park – Saint-Charles-Borromée
Parc Saint-Jean-Bosco is located along the L’Assomption River. It not only offers water games, but also a host of other activities to spend a great day outside.
- There are also two public beaches in the park
- Presence of sports fields, playgrounds, walking paths and picnic areas
- Mature trees allowing you to find a space in the shade
Woodyatt Park – Drummondville
Stage of major works in 2015, the Parc Woodyatt offers 22 water jets emerging from the ground and five from red sculptural trees. At times, the fountain sometimes creates a mirror of water on the ground and reflects the sky. Worth a look!
- Lighted water features at night
- As part of the Mondial des cultures, you might see dance groups perform under the water jets
- Several sports facilities are present on the site
Chicoutimi – Saguenay port area
The Zone port de Chicoutimi offers beautiful water games, a playground and various sports facilities. The creamery is also popular during the warm season!
- Located on the edge of the magnificent Saguenay River
- Several activities and events are organized throughout the summer
- Free ride on a small tourist train to visit thesite
Nature Center – Laval
The nature center offers a wide range of activities for visitors. In particular, there are superb water games installed in 2015.
- Small slides in water games
- Pool next door
- Train ride, boat rental, mini-farm, geocaching, climbing and more are offered at the Center de la nature
L’Aquaciel – LaSalle, Montreal
Inaugurated in 2014, this playground is adjacent to the Center sportif Dollard-St-Laurent. It has different water features in the colors of the rainbow!
- Aquaciel has been rewarded for its efforts in terms of accessibility for people with reduced mobility
- Wide variety of water games
- Playgrounds for children and picnic area
Parc Delpha-Sauvé – Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
Located in downtown Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, the parc Delpha-Sauvé is an oasis of greenery on the shores of Lake Saint-François. There are not only water games, but also other sports equipment.
- There is the largest swimming pool in the region with a large slide popular with children
- Several sports fields around
- Several festivals and events are organized there during the summer
Parc Daniel-Johnson – Granby
Located on the edge of Lac Boivin, the Parc Daniel-Johnson inGranby offers a large splash pad area and several other sports facilities.
- Holding different events during the summer
- Sports fields, track for in-line skating, game modules, etc.
- Five works of art (sculptures) to discover
City Park – Longueuil
This large park of 550 square meters located in the Saint-Hubert borough offers beautiful water games and several other activities to visitors.
- Water games accessible to people with reduced mobility
- Presence of a small lake, trails, picnic areas and games for children
- A path leads to the library to do some reading
Looking for another cool idea? Consult the map of free beaches!