Le Petit Navire

Le Petit Navire boat on Lachine Canal

Discovery trips along the Lachine Canal are back! Frequent departures from the Jacques Cartier Wharf in Montréal’s Old Port (Place-d'Armes metro station) and the Atwater Market Wharf (Lionel-Groulx and Charlevoix metro stations), enable visitors to explore the canal from a new perspective.

Get aboard this environmentally friendly, silent vessel and stop off at the Atwater Market where you can enjoy a wide range of culinary delights.

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Canal Lounge

some desserts in a boat with seats

All summer

The Canal Lounge floating café welcomes visitors on the waters of the Lachine Canal in a cozy and intimate atmosphere. Whether it is for a snack or a drink, children and adults alike can enjoy the original setting provided by this converted riverboat to have a good time.

Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m..

Users of small boats (canoes, kayaks, pedal boats, etc.) can even get service directly on the water by stopping by the side of the unique floating restaurant docked at the Lachine Canal. Cheers!


Terrasse Rossi

bikes and red chairs

All summer

For those that desire to refreshen their summer days with a cool glass of sangria accompanied with a Italian-style panini, sandwich or salad, make sure to pass by Terrasse Rossi, bordering the Lachine Canal. Open from Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Terrasse Rossi offers a relaxing ambiance, as well as a variety of options for drinks and meals. A perfect space to discover and enjoy with your friends or family!

Terrasse Rossi is located at the entrance of the Lachine Canal, at 500 Chemin des Iroquois, in the Lachine borough. Please note that the establishment might close in case of bad weather.

Outdoor chess

outside chest board
Outdoor chess on the banks of the Lachine Canal

All summer long

Loisir Saint-Henri invites you to play outdoor chess under the big top behind the Atwater Market, on the banks of the Lachine Canal.

Games will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends and holidays, and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday nights.

How fast can you checkmate your opponent?


Team building services

Take advantage of the Lachine Canal’s outstanding setting for team building activities! Take advantage of the Lachine Canal’s outstanding setting for team building activities!
May to October

Employers can take advantage of the good weather and the Lachine Canal’s outstanding setting for team building activities!

To promote learning and co-operation among employees, organizations can choose from a number of programs built around fun and appealing outdoor activities such as the extremely popular BBQ Challenge and dragon-boat races.

Check out the following links to plan your next team activity: