Maison de l'eau - Sherbrooke

Recreational Centre

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Increase your discoveries at the Maison de l'eau! A zoo located in the heart of nature. The Maison de l'eau is a place of encounters and discoveries, proposing activities that will help you discover reptiles and amphibians, natural science presentations, an information centre on outdoor activities, a snack bar, and a souvenir shop. Open to all, the Maison de l'eau's mandate is focused on education and awareness. It also provides an exhibition and a projection room, making it possible to offer visitors an exhibition on reptiles and amphibians, as well as presentations on natural science topics. Located in the heart of a natural network where a host of outdoor and nature observation activities are possible, the Maison de l'eau is a rest area for hikers, cyclists, fishing enthusiasts, and other users of the Grandes-Fourches network.

Activities and services

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  • Access road  10 e. 140
  • Canoeing  Daily activity
  • Kayak  Daily activity
  • Nature interpretation  Daily activity
  • Hiking  Daily activity
  • Cycling  Daily activity
  • Swimming  Daily activity
  • Golf   less than 10 km
  • Mountain biking   less than 10 km
  • Picnic  Daily activity
  • Pedal boating  Daily activity
  • Fishing  Daily activity
  • Skating   less than 10 km
  • Snowshoeing   less than 10 km
  • Alpine skiing   less than 10 km
  • Cross-country skiing   less than 10 km
  • Inn   less than 10 km
  • Camping   less than 10 km
  • Restaurant   less than 10 km
  • Snack bar  Daily activity
  • Teepee / Prospectors' tents   less than 10 km

Beaches


On the outskirts of the Magog River, the Lucien-Blanchard beach is a swimming area, located in the heart of the city of Sherbrooke. It is the starting point for the wooded hiking trail. Picnic area and children’s playground available at all times according to park hours, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Nearby, the Maison de l’eau offers the opportunity for visitors to rent canoes, kayaks, etc. An ideal exploration to discover the city of Sherbrooke! Parking for 300 vehicles. The beach is open from mid-June to late August daily.


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  • Description  Free admission

Canoeing, Kayaking


Parc Lucien-Blanchard is a veritable hub of outdoor activities. This large green area offers activities and services all year-round. Parc Lucien-Blanchard is rightly regarded as one of the main gateways to the Grandes-Fourches cycling network. Beach volleyball, not to mention the public beach on the river, are some examples of services made aivailable to park users. On the outskirts of the Magog River, the Lucien-Blanchard beach is an area of open water swimming. Located in the heart of the city, the beach is open from mid-June to late August every day. Free parking.


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  • Body of water  Magog River
  • Boat Rental
  • Convenience store  <10Km
  • Showers
  • Drinking water
  • Ice  <10Km
  • Restrooms

Interpretation centre


Parc Lucien-Blanchard is a veritable hub of outdoor activities. This large green area offers activities and services all year-round. Parc Lucien-Blanchard is rightly regarded as one of the main gateways to the Grandes-Fourches cycling network. Beach volleyball, not to mention the public beach on the river, are some examples of services made available to park users. On the outskirts of the Magog River, the Lucien-Blanchard beach is an area of open water swimming. Located in the heart of the city, the beach is open from mid-June to late August every day. Free parking.


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Services

  • Activities  Permanent exhibition on amphibians and reptiles. Boat and pedal boat rentals in summer. Kicksled rental in winter. 126 km of bike and walking trails along the Magog, Massawippi and Saint-François rivers. Ample parking and beach.
  • Schedule  Regular schedule: Wed. - Sun., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Summer: (mid-June to Labour Day): daily, 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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