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Updated on Feb 14, 2023
Get out your toques, mittens snow pants and head out to one of the four tube-sliding venues below. Warning! Practising this activity could cause uncontrollable laughing and snow infiltration inside your clothing!
In the Mégantic region, a short distance away from the lake of the same name, The Station Touristique Baie-des-sables offers you three tube-sliding corridors, without mecanical lift. This way, you can reward yourself for your physical effort by going to the ticket office to enjoy a nice hot chocolate! And if you wish to prolong the fun, know that you can rent a chalet directly on the site of the Station.
The slides are open every Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Other days of operation are occasionally scheduled. To know the special time slots, please refer to the Station touristique Baie-des-Sables Facebook page.
In Sherbrooke, the Base de plein air André-Nadeau’s outdoor activity centre is an absolute must for family fun outings thanks to all the activities offered here, including three artificial-snow-covered sliding corridors. In order to enjoy a tube-sliding activity, you’ll need to rent a tube to access the facility. Please note that children aged three and less aren’t admitted to the tube slides, but can still enjoy the space reserved for regular sliding. Remember to bring your own equipment in this case.
To complete your day, feel free to explore the site’s many trails on cross-country skis, snowshoes, fatbikes or on foot. You can also skate on the ice surface.
For family-friendly sliding in the heart of Sherbrooke, head to Mont-Bellevue Park where your admission ticket will give you access to a slide classified as intermediate as well as a lift for a period of 2 hours. Are your children asking for more? Take them skiing or snowboarding on the ten slopes of this small mountain. After the activity, you can warm up in the Café de Village Aragon for a good cup of coffee or hot chocolate.
From mid-December until the end of March (with the collaboration of Mother Nature), the Parc National de la Yamaska offers you access to a fa couple of 76 metres-long sliding corridors. The loan of tubes for adults and children is offered free of charge at the Discovery and Visitors Centre. The use of personal sleds is permitted. The activity is free but you must pay your park access rights. Take advantage of your visit to this national park to introduce yourself to ice fishing or to riding a fatbike!
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