WINTER SEASON 2021-2022

Closed for the season

March, 16, 2022 – The spring conditions of the last few days, combined with the warm rays of the sun, have forced us to close the winter facilities for the season, including the Sports Chalet, the skating rink and the sliding tower.

Many outdoor enthusiasts took advantage of our facilities during the winter. The City would like to thank the teams in place who took care of the reception and maintenance, thus allowing citizens and visitors to practice their favorite sports activities.

Note that the cross-country ski trails will continue to be marked out as long as the weather allows for optimal and safe snow conditions.

Looking forward to seeing you again next year!

Ice rink – CLOSED

One of the 120 places we love in Quebec City for the 120th anniversary of the daily Le Soleil, the Shannon rink, which includes a 2 km ice trail, is located in an enchanting site to discover with family and friends! It is the perfect place for family fun or just to enjoy the joys of winter.

Résidents of Shannon

Unlike last year, residents of Shannon will not need a reservation to access the ice rink or the cross-country ski and snowshoe trails.

Admission

Entry is free for all family members with proof of residence.

The vaccination passport will not be required to access the site, but compliance with the health instructions in force will be required at all times on the site.

Non-residents

For the rest of the season, non-residents no longer need to make a reservation or purchase a pass online through Voilà!

Access to the ice rink is payable on site only by debit.

Reservations for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing is not required.

Admission

0-5 years: free
6-12 years old: $ 5.00
Adult: $ 10.00

The vaccination passport will not be required to access the site, but compliance with the health instructions in force will be required at all times on the site.

Due to instructions from Public Health, the measures put in place for the winter season may need to be modified depending on the evolution of the current pandemic.

Regular schedule

  • Monday to Thursday: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

NOTE: Due to the warmer temperatures, it is advisable to call the Sports Chalet at 418 844-3778, option 2, before traveling, to find out about the ice conditions and if there are any closures .

Sports chalet – CLOSED

With its large panoramic windows facing the ice trails in the forest and the hockey rinks, the Chalet des sports, located at 73, chemin de Gosford is partially open to the public and allows visitors to put on their skates inside and enjoy to access the bathrooms.

SANITARY MEASURES IN FORCE

  • Hand disinfection at the entrance;
  • Wearing a mask or face covering at all times indoors;
  • Respect for distancing;
  • No eating inside;

Respect for the capacity of 50 people.

In order to comply with Public Health guidelines, the City is asking people showing symptoms of COVID-19 or who have been in contact with an infected person to stay home.

Equipment loan

No loan of equipment (skates, snowshoes, sledging mats) will be offered this year, with the exception of the Bobbys (seals) sliders, allowing children to skate with stability, which will be disinfected.

Slide tower – CLOSED

People wishing to use the slide tower will need to bring their own toboggan carpet and wait at the bottom of the tower before accessing the slide to avoid queues on the stairs.

Hockey – CLOSED

The practice of hockey is permitted on the ice rink provided for this purpose in accordance with public health instructions.

Snowshoe trails

What could be better than a winter walk in the middle of nature on snowshoes.

Snowshoe trails will be accessible without reservation and at no cost to everyone.

Cross-country skiing – CLOSED

END OF THE CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING SEASON

The City of Shannon wishes to inform skiers that due to milder temperatures and melting snow, cross-country ski trails will cease to be marked as of this Friday, April 8, 2022.

So ends a great season. Thank you to the whole team and see you next year!

Outdoor enthusiasts, put on your skis and come and enjoy our marked trails in the heart of the forest.
  • Track 1: 2.5 km – Closed
  • Track 2: 3.5 km – Closed
  • Track 3: 5.3 km – Closed

Access to the cross-country ski slope is free, so no reservations are required to access the site.

No rental services are available.

We thank users for not going off the trails and picking up their garbage.

*Weather conditions change quickly, it is suggested to call at the Sports Chalet before coming in at 418 844-3778, option 2.

*Due to instructions from Public Health, the measures put in place for the winter season may need to be modified depending on the evolution of the current pandemic.

*Please note that hockey sticks are prohibited.
*No dogs allowed.

Contact information

73, Gosford road
Shannon, QC G3S 0W4
Tel.: 418 844-3778
Email: loisirs@shannon.ca

Summer Season

Baseball field – Closed

Our baseball field is available to citizens. It can be booked for one or more friendly games or players of 16 years old and less.

Regarding Resolution 330-07-18 adopted by the Municipal Council on July 3rd, 2018, it is resolved to limit the use of baseball fields to users of 16 years and under considering the risks of danger to users of sites contiguous to the ball field.

Reservations are free of charge, but a security deposit of $100 (for residents) and $200 (for non-resident) is required in cash upon reservation. This deposit will be kept for the duration of the agreement. If there is no damage to the field, the deposit will be returned in full at the end of the reservation. Otherwise, this amount may be used to cover the costs of any damage.

A reservation is not necessary to use the field; however, if a user would like the city to prepare the field (to set up the plates, draw the lines, etc.), a reservation is required.

In addition, a user who has a reservation contract has priority over users who do not have a contract but who wish to use the field at the same time.

We advise users to bring their own equipment, but reserving the field gives you access to equipment (sticks, gloves) if you need it.

Rate

Residents of Shannon: Free
Non-residents: $ 25 / hour (taxes included) including the presence of a supervisor

To make a reservation or for information.

Due to COVID-19, we invite users to respect the distancing instructions as well as the other public health instructions in force.

418 844-3778
loisirs@shannon.ca

Volleyball court – Closed

Our volleyball court is available to citizens. It can be reserved for one or more friendly games or for a league.

Reservations are free of charge, but a security deposit of $100 must be provided when the contract is signed. This deposit will be kept for the duration of the agreement. If there is no damage to the court, the deposit will be returned in full at the end of the reservation. Otherwise, this amount may be used to cover the costs of any damage.

A reservation is not necessary to use the court; however, a user with a reservation contract will have priority over users without a contract who wish to use the court at the same time.

Users must provide their own ball.

To make a reservation or for information

418 844-3778
loisirs@shannon.ca

Water games – Closed

Water games are open for the summer season.

Location:

Municipal parc
73, chemin de Gosford
Shannon (Québec)  G3S 0W4

Activity chests – Non available

In the summer, three (3) City of Shannon parks are equipped with activity chests. These activity chests have been set up to allow citizens to enjoy our municipal parks using equipment provided by the city, at times that are convenient for them. Free play is an increasingly popular trend that meets the needs of today’s families.

The following parks have activity chests:

  • Municipal parc
  • Barry parc
  • Oak parc

Outdoor fitness equipment

Do you want to work out but do not want to spend your summer indoors? Take advantage of our outdoor fitness equipment. It is both practical and fun!

Due to COVID-19, we invite users to respect the distancing instructions as well as the other public health instructions in force.

Hockey rinks

The hockey rinks will remain available to the public during the summer. This way, you can practise your favourite sport even when there is no ice! The nets will remain on the rinks but users must provide their own sticks and balls.

These rinks can be reserved for a friendly game or for a league.

A security deposit of $200 is required in cash upon reservation. This deposit will be kept for the duration of the agreement. If there is no damage to the field, the deposit will be returned in full at the end of the reservation. Otherwise, this amount may be used to cover the costs of any damage.

A reservation is not necessary to use the court; however, a user with a reservation contract will have priority over users without a contract who wish to use the court at the same time.

Due to COVID-19, we invite users to respect the distancing instructions as well as the other public health instructions in force.

Archery field – Closed

Whether you wish to practice archery as a sport or for hunting, our recreation facility has a shooting range that you can use.

To access the field, you need to obtain a season pass, available at the City Hall reception. The pass is free for residents and $20 for non-residents.

Obviously, users are responsible for ensuring their own safety and that of others while on the range. Targets are available for users but everyone must provide their own shooting equipment.

Pétanque fields

So, do you shoot or point? Some petanque courts are at your disposal to have fun.

Users must provide their own equipment.

Please note :

  • Dogs are prohibited on the site.
  • The Tobacco control act prohibits smoking on sports fields and playgrounds.

Due to COVID-19, we invite users to respect the distancing instructions as well as the other public health instructions in force.

Contact information

73, Gosford road
Shannon (Quebec) G0A 4N0
Tel : 418 844-3778
Email : loisirs@shannon.ca