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This database is strictly a research guide. The English Montreal School Board is not in a position to recommend or endorse any resources that are non- EMSB entities. We strongly suggest that readers research these resources to determine if they are appropriate for the care of their child and meet their specific needs.

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Recreational, Activities and Therapies


Recreational, physical, sports, social and cultural activities people 6 years old and over living with an intellectual disability. Summer day camps. Open air days. Weekend activities and respite assistance, bowling league.

5675 Lafond Street, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, Montréal, QC, H1X 2X6
Tel: 514 527-7671



Promotes culture, sports and recreation for disabled persons, including support to participate in everyday programs offered in their own communities. To help your child participate, he or she may be entitled to a subsidy to pay for the costs of a personal attendant. Request information from Altergo. Click on for extensive lists by disability, age or activity.

525 Dominion St., Suite 340, Montreal, Quebec H3J 2B4
Tel: 514-933-2739


Association d'Aide et de Loisirs pour Personnes à Autonomie Réduite (ALPAR)

Social, recreational, cultural and sports activities for seniors 55 years old and over with a physical disability. Education: aging and gerontology. Intercultural bonding program. Support and mutual aid groups. Friendly phone calls.

5350 Lafond Street, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, Montréal, QC, H1X 2X2
Tel: 514 524-7328


Association des Sports pour Aveugles du Montréal Métropolitain

Development and organization of sports for people with visual disabilities.

4450 Saint-Hubert Street, Suite 428, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montréal, QC, H2J 2W9
Tel: 514-524-4715 ext 1

Website: (michelle's note: website doesn't exist)

Association Sportive des Sourds du Québec

Offers training and tournaments to high-level deaf and hearing impaired athletes .

4545 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue, Mercier—Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Montréal, QC, H1V 0B2
Tel: 438-476-6315

Website: ASSQ

Canada Council for the Arts

The Canada Council for the Arts is a national organization with a sector for deaf and disabled artists. The Council offers a broad range of grants and services to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations and raises public awareness and appreciation of the arts through its communications, research and arts promotion activities.

Tel: 1-800-263-5588
Canada Council also welcomes VRS (Video Relay Service) calls. For more information, please visit the VRS Canada website

To learn more about the different divisions within the Council, visit

C.A.R.E. Centre - centre d’activités récréatives et éducatives

A non-profit organization that provides a day program and community inclusion opportunities for adults with physical disabilities ages 21 and up who have aged out of the youth sector school system. C.A.R.E. provides English services that are accessible to wheelchair users, those who require assistance with most activities of daily living and for those who use alternate forms of communication.

5785 Avenue Parkhaven, door E, Côte-Saint-Luc, Qc, H4W 1X8
Tel: 514-483-7200 ext: 6205


Centre Action / Action Centre

Offering day community services to adults with physical disabilities. Welcoming members from all over Montreal to participate in their bilingual programming where learning, socializing and exercising take place in a welcoming community setting.

214 - 2169 Boul. Marcel Laurin, Saint Laurent, QC H4R 1K4


Centre À Pas de Géants / Leaps and Bounds Center

Sports programming, including summer camp, March break and Saturday programming, welcoming campers with intellectual disabilities and autism aged 7 to adults.

8305, Chemin de la Côte-de-Liesse, Saint-Laurent, H4T 1G5
Tel: 438-397-9766

Website: Coming soon!

Centre Communautaire Radisson

Development of citizen involvement of adults and young adults living with one or multiple physical disabilities. Educational, social, cultural and recreational activities.

1101 Saint-Dominique Street, Ville-Marie, Montréal, QC, H2X 3V6
Tel: 514 252-1671


Centre des Loisirs des Sourds de Montréal

Recreational and cultural activities for deaf and hearing-impaired people.

427 Beaubien Street East, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, Montréal, QC, H2S 2P7


Centre Local d'Initiatives Communautaires du Nord-Est de Montréal

Recreational centre for adults living with mental health problems, an intellectual disability. Activities include drawing, painting and acting. Computer workshops. Holiday camp. Recreational and cultural activities.

7995 Blaise-Pascal Avenue, Suite 200, Rivière-des-Prairies—Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, QC, H1E 5G8
Tel: 514 494-6457


Club du Bonheur de Saint-Léonard

Meeting place for adults with a mild or medium intellectual limitation. Recreational activities: Bingo, group games, board games, bean bags, crafts, cooking, outings.

8180 Collerette Street, Saint-Léonard, Montréal, QC, H1R 2A3
Tel: 514 329-3178

Corpuscule Danse

Integrated dance classes and workshops for people with or without disabilities, visible or invisible. Welcomingchildren, teenagers and adults with reduced mobility or a mild to moderate intellectual disability and people without disabilities. Creation and production of professional and student dance shows.                       

5350 Lafond Street, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, Montréal, QC, H1X 2X2


Des Paroles Dans le Vent

Visual arts, dancing, theatre, and video workshops for people with aphasia.

225 Sherbrooke Street East, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montréal, QC, H2X 1C9
Tel: 514-288-8201 ext.4888


Espace Multisoleil

Centre aimed at the personal development of people 6 to 30 years old living with a physical disability that may be associated with a mild to moderate intellectual disability (must understand instructions) or other disabilities (visual, hearing). Socio-cultural, recreational, sports and educational activities. 6 to 21 year olds: Saturday recreational activities.

660 Villeray Street, Suite 2.115, Villeray—Saint-Michel—Parc-Extension, Montréal, QC, H2R 1J1
Tel: 438 397-4495



Regular sports programs for youth with a physical disability including respite: Montréal Island, l'Envolée: Le Sud-Ouest, for people with an intellectual disability, autism.

7000 Maurice-Duplessis Boulevard, Rivière-des-Prairies—Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, QC, H1G 2J6
Tel: 514 498-4808


Mener Autrement

Coaching, support and training for youth and adults with low education, dropouts who went back to school and youth with intellectual disability.

11794 P.-M.-Favier Avenue, Montréal-Nord, Montréal, QC, H1G 5Z7
Tel: 514 881-7216


Power Buddies Mtl

A physical activity program for neurodiverse young adults (18+). The group is led by physical education students at McGill University. They can be followed on Facebook and Instagram.

Trails Recreation Center

Year-round recreational programs for children, teenagers, and young adults with special needs. Pathfinders: life skills program for young adults 21+. Weekends on the Trail: Saturday respite program for any age. Winter and March break camp: for any age, week-long camp during school break.

6665 Cote de Liesse, Saint-Laurent
Tel: 514-992-4545 or 514-567-2222

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Art / Drama Therapy

Academie des Arts Trouve ta Voie

The Find Your Way Arts Academy believes in the ability of different people to develop their artistic skills and flourish through art. It promotes self-improvement by creating a large community, a feeling of belonging and intergenerational human sharing between participants. Inclusion, respect and mutual aid are our main values!

Address: 34, Boul. Bouthillier, Rosemère (QC) J7A 4B4
Tel: 579-378-9088

Autism and Art in the Laurentians (AAL)

Laurentian Regional High School

AAL is a free art and social program for anglophone teens and young adults on the autism spectrum who live in the Laurentians.

448 Argenteuil, Lachute, Quebec J8H 1W9
Tel: 450-562-8571 Ext.8449
Contact: Melanie Bujold


Centre for the Arts and Human Development (CAHD)

Is an educational, clinical and research centre serving adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The program uses four types of creative arts therapies – art, drama, music and dance/movement – to promote autonomy, improve self-confidence and social skills, and enhance overall quality of life for its participants. CAHD is under the Department of Creative Arts Therapies in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University.

7079 Terrebonne Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H4B 2B4
Tel: 514-848-2424, ext 8619
Contact: Lenore Vosberg


I Can Dream Theatre

A charitable community organization that provides adults with special needs opportunities to develop their talents in the performing arts, specifically in the areas of acting, singing, dancing and playing musical instruments.

Facebook: I Can Dream Theatre – Montreal

Kirstein, Ali, Drama Therapist

Using drama therapy, works with children and families with varying needs including special needs ie. social issues, physical disabilities, emotional difficulties, eating disorders, depression. Provides another avenue for communicating issues.

4865 de Maisonneuve West, Montreal, Quebec H3Z 2M9

Les Muses : Centre des Arts de la Scène

This art school offers professional training in theatre, dance and song to artists living with disabilities (intellectual, pervasive developmental disorder, autism, physical or sensory). The program provides a professional and social setting that leads to integration of advanced students and graduates into the artistic milieu.

5017, Saint-Hubert, bureau 317, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2X9
Tel: 514-350-8060 ext. 8834


Montreal Therapy Centre

Serving people of all ages.

Queen Elizabeth Health Complex, 2100 Marlowe, Suite 539, Montreal, Quebec H4A 3L5
Tel: 514-249-7262


Temple Art Hive

Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom

An inclusive art initiative where people of all ages and abilities can do art.

4100 Sherbrooke Street, West Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1A5

The Children's Theatre

Acting classes for cognitively high functioning children and adolescents with autism or social challenges. No acting experience necessary.

Studio address: 6224 Godfrey Ave., Montreal, Quebec H4B 1K3
Mailing address: Montreal Children’s Theatre, 24 Stonecrest, Hudson, Quebec J0P 1H0
Tel: 514-484-6620


Spectrum Productions

Creating opportunities for youth and young adults with autism through video and media productions. They offer five programs to their participants:

  1. Summer day camp for all ages.
  2. After school program - weekly two-hour sessions during the school year, where participants explore their creative interests through video production.
  3. Saturday morning cartoons - creating cartoons, stop-motion animations and small productions.
  4. Social club – meets on Friday nights, cooks supper and social activities.
  5. Youth social club - Specifically for youth 8 – 14 and runs approximately twice a month on Saturday from 1-4 pm. Uses the framework from the Friday social club.
  6. Production Club - Production Club is aimed at giving young filmmakers experience working with industry-standard equipment while advancing their understanding about camera, lighting, sound, directing and editing.

5445 Gaspe Avenue, local 415, Montreal, Quebec H2T 3B2


VSAQ Visions sur l’Art Quebec

Promote the development of creativity and artistic talents in people with special needs and the integration of these artists into Quebec’s artistic community.

Studio address: 7005, boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H4B 1T3
Mailing address: 6560 Viau Montréal, Québec H1T 2Y7
Tel:514-527-4527 ext. 2261



Espoirs Laval

A cycling program in Laval that welcomes people aged 5 to 16 with disabilities.

Address: 1621, boul. Pie-IX, local S-21, Montréal, Quebec, H1V 2C3

Tel: 450-664-1917 ext 304 


Cheerleading Rive Nord

Offering cheerleading and hip-hop classes to children with intellectual disabilities.

1430 Hymus Blvd. Montreal, Quebec, H9P 1J6
Tel: 514-683-6111

Flyers All Starz Special Needs Cheerleading

Games, physical fitness, gymnastics, tumbling, stunting, pyramids, performances and fun. Adapted program for all types of disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, physical, intellectual, behavioural, ADHD, etc. Program is individualized.

9233 Thimens, Pierrefonds
Quebec H8Y 0A1
Tel: 514-332-3777


Corpuscule Danse

Integrated dance classes and workshops for people with or without disabilities, visible or invisible. Welcoming children, teenagers and adults with reduced mobility or a mild to moderate intellectual disability and people without disabilities. Creation and production of professional and student dance shows.

5350 Lafond Street, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, Montréal, QC, H1X 2X2

Funky Feet Dance Company

Dance classes for children and teens.

2115 Saint Régis Blvd, Dollard Des Ormeaux, Quebec H9B 2M9
Tel: 514-568-4350

National Centre for Dance Therapy Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal

The NCDT provides adapted dance classes to children with Down syndrome, autism, and intellectual disabilities. The dance classes being offered are: Creative Dance – Autism (4-8); Ballet – Autism (9-17); Creative Dance – Down syndrome and Intellectual Disabilities (6 years +); Street Dance with Lazylegz and Melissa (people with physical disabilities or motor disorders and/or mild intellectual disabilities, 15-30 years)

1435, De Bleury, suite 500, Montréal, Québec H3A 2H7
Tel: 514-849-8681 Contact: Anna Aglietta

Studio J

16950 Hymus Blvd Kirkland, Quebec H9H 3W7
Tel: 514-835-5227

Gym and Swim


Swim, art, and gym program for children with learning disabilities, ADHD and mild autism. Ages 6-16.

NDG YMCA, 4335 Hampton, Montreal, Quebec H4A 2L3
Tel: 450-698-2425 Contact: Judy Deere

Aqua Percept and Adapted Gym & Swim Program

Pointe-Claire Aquatic Centre

Co-ed, ages 4-10. Aqua Percept: Gym and swim program for children with motor problems, ADD, ADHD, or poor coordination. Adapted Gym & Swim Program for lower functioning children. One-hour program during the year. For summer camp, see camp section.

60 Maywood, Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 0A7
Tel: 514-630-1202

GymnO Montréal

Games, physical fitness, gymnastics, tumbling, stunting, pyramids, performances and fun. Adapted program for all types of disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, physical, intellectual, behavioural, ADHD, etc. Program is individualized.

660 Villeray, Montreal, Quebec H2R 1J1
Tel: 514-332-3777

Other locations:
2465 rue Honoré-Mercier, Laval, Quebec H7L 2S9
Tel: 450-625-2674
Fax: 450-625-3698

Centre aquatique Jacques-Dupuis

130 rue Valmont, Repentigny, Quebec J5Y 1N9
Tel: 450-582-7930

P.L.A.Y.@Gym (two locations)

A gymnastics program designed by an occupational therapist to address the many needs of kids/adolescents/adults with special needs. New participants require an evaluation prior to registration.

14770 Pierrefonds Blvd, Pierrefonds, Quebec H9H 4Y6
3400 Rue du Marché #203, Dollard des Ormeaux, Quebec H9B 2Y1
Tel: 514-795-4266

S.W.A.M. (formerly SwimAbility)

Provides swimming lessons specifically adapted to children with special needs. Instructors are trained to teach children with a range of needs, including Down syndrome, autism, Global developmental delay, epilepsy, ADD, visual and hearing impairments. Established under the umbrella of the Students’ Society of McGill University, volunteer-run by McGill students.

CEGEP du Vieux Montreal Pool
255 Ontario Street East, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1X6
Tel: 888-530-5618

Horseback Riding

Enfants en Équilibre

Offering equine-assisted therapy, recreation, sport and learning programs to individuals with special needs with the purpose of contributing positively to their cognitive, physical, emotional and social well-being. CanTRA certified.

486 rue Chicoine, Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC J7V 7E4
Tel: 438-402-3341

Equitation Therapeutic La Difference

11381 Cote Des Anges, Mirabel, Quebec J7N 2W3
Tel: 450-475-0198
Contact: Manon Noel

Projet Equestre Goldie

Provides therapeutic riding services for children with physical and mental disabilities, and/or learning difficulties.

11856 Rang St Etienne, Saint Benoit, Quebec J7N 2T2
Tel: 450-258-4666

Lucky Harvest Therapeutic Riding Centre

Equine therapy for persons of all ages, living with physical, intellectual, developmental, psychological, or emotional limitations. Bilingual services.

1900, Route 202, Hinchinbrooke, Quebec J0S 1A0
Tel: 450-582-7930

Library Services


Information service that provides resources on diseases and issues affecting users of the health care system and their loved ones. Fifteen thematic booklets on various subjects and illnesses.

1453 Beaubien Street East, Suite 215, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, Montréal, QC, H2G 3C6 5C4


Bibliothèque et Archives Nationales du Québec - Service Québécois du Livre Adapté

Loan service for adapted books: Braille books, audiobooks, digital documents and cross-media works. Computer workstations on site. Sending books by mail upon request.

475 De Maisonneuve Boulevard East, Ville-Marie, Montréal, QC, H2L 5C4
Tel: 1-866-410-0844


Grand Bibliothèque (Bibliothèque nationale du Québec)

A cultural venue providing open and free access to more than four million items, including two million books. Providing specialized services to children aged 0 to 13, teenagers, business people, newcomers to Quebec, members of cultural communities. Accessible for people with disabilities of all ages with mobility, agility, auditory, speech, vision or intellectual challenges. The building is fully wheelchair accessible, with adapted counter services, Braille and auditory signals in the elevators, ample space for wheelchairs to circulate (except reading terraces), adapted work tables and washrooms, and more.

475 de Maisonneuve Boulevard East, Montreal, QC H2L 5C4
Tel: 514-873-1100

Library of Congress

Location: Washington, DC

  1. Library of Congress online catalog and other online catalogs at
  2. Digital Collections provide access to primary resources relating to history and the culture of United States.
  3. The Teachers Page provides tips and tricks for using the collections, as well as frameworks, activities, and lessons that provide context for their use.
  4. Global Gateway: World Culture and Resources digital collections from around the world at
  5. The America’s Library is designed especially for young children and their families to explore the stories of America’s past at
  6. Exhibitions featured at the Library of Congress and online at

National Network for Equitable Library Services (NNELS)

Make copies of books in accessible formats available to Canadian readers who have print disabilities. Perceptual disabilities (commonly known as “print disabilities”) include three broad categories of people who require accessible formats:

  • Severe or total impairment of sight or hearing or the inability to focus or move one’s eyes
  • the inability to hold or manipulate a book, or an impairment relating to comprehension.

Quebec libraries do not participate in the NNELS program. However, should you want books that are in an accessible format, approach your local library, tell them about NNELS. Your library has to apply for the service by signing their agreement and taking an online tutorial.

For further information contact or call 1-888-848-9250 (option 5).

Martial Arts

ADAMA - Association de Développement des Arts Martiaux Adaptés

The association offers adapted judo and karate to anyone with special needs.

2-5118 2e Avenue, Montréal, Quebec H1Y 2Y1
Tel: 514-817-4614


Autism Karate

An inclusive experience for people 3 and up and their family where the atrial arts are practised. Check the website for locations and times.

Tel: 514-290-7193
Chief Instructor: Andre Langevin

Centre du Sablon

Adaptive judo, other sports, social skills, and tutoring.

755 Chemin du Sablon, Laval, Quebec. H7W 4H5
Tel: 450-688-8961

Music Lessons

Creaversity - Steven Atme

Offering private courses for all ages teaching piano, singing and acting, and group courses. Steven is also a public speaker, sharing his speech ‘Special People Have Dreams Too.’

Locations: Summit School, 1750 Deguire Street, and Epilogue Musique, 1726 Saint-Denis
Tel: 514-686-8682

Sharing Music Unites USÒ - Artist JAYE

Teaches guitar in-studio or online through Skype. Artist Jaye provides free school visits and guitar giveaways to promote the message that music unites us and that it can make a difference for children, especially those with special needs.

Contact: Artist Jaye

Music Therapy

Association québécoise de musicothérapie

An association that has a database of music therapists in Quebec.

Tel: 514-264-6335

Mackell, Grace, MTA

Works with young children with autism, and children with all types of needs. Offering private contracts.

63 des Muguets, Valleyfield, Quebec J6T 6N4
Tel: 438-889-1208

Piano Art

Bilingual adapted piano lessons for students with autism, ADHD and other developmental disabilities.

Tel: 514-254-2533

Westmount Music Therapy

Bilingual music therapy for with children and youth with autism, ADD/ADHD, emotional regulation, anger management, youth at risk, mental health issues and more.

4695 Maisonneuve, West Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1S4
Tel: 514-942-0698


The Association Québécoise de Voile Adaptée (AQVA)

Offers people with mobility impairments regardless of their level of ability to discover the joys of sailing using specially designed sailboats which are adapted to each sailor.

Head office: 525 Dominion, Montreal, Quebec H3J 2B4
Tel: 514-846-2171


Pointe Claire Yacht Club:1 Avenue Cartier, Pointe Claire, Québec H9S 4R3
Tel: 514-694-8021

Service Dogs


Supplying certified service dogs on a short and long-term basis to people with ASD.

4530 Autoroute 440, Laval, QuebecH7T 2P7
Tel: 450-781-1200 ext.3031


The Mira Foundation provides dogs to individuals with one or many visual or motor disabilities, and to children with autism or PDD.

Head Office 1820 Rang Nord-Ouest, Sainte-Madeleine Quebec J0H 1S0
Tel: 450-795-3725

Sledge Hockey

Montreal Sledge Hockey

For players with a physical disability.

Howie-Morenz Arena
8650 Querbes St. Montreal. Quebec H3N 2G5
Tel: 514-995-2913


Saint-Léonard Figure Skating Club

For children 5-13 years with intellectual and physical disabilities.

7755, Colbert Street, Saint-Léonard, Quebec H1S 2Y7
Tel: 514-593-7878


Adaptive Sports Foundation (Formerly The Eastern Townships Disabled Skiers Foundation)

Offers winter and summer sports activities to physically disabled children and adults.

549 Knowlton, Lac-Brome, Quebec J0E 1V0
Tel: 450-243-5985

Canadian Adaptive Snowsports

A listing of facilities that offer adapted skiing (Under contact click clubs to see the list).


Centre de Ski Mont Rigaud

Private ski lessons with qualified instructors for children with disabilities.

321 des Érables, Rigaud, Québec J0P 1P0
Tel: 450-451-0000 or 514-990-1286

Ski Mont Habitant

Private ski lessons with qualified instructors for people with disabilities.

12 chemin des Skieurs, Saint-Sauveur, Québec J0R 1R2
Tel: 450-227-3168 or 1-866-867-2637

Special Olympics Ski Club of Owl’s Head

Two ski programs at Owl’s Head Ski Center, under the supervision of instructors/coaches who are qualified in working with people with special needs.

40, Chemin du Mont Owl's Head, Mansonville, Québec J0E 1X0
Tel: 514-843-8778 ext. 230


Pointe-Claire Amateur Soccer Association

100 Terre Cotta, Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 5A4

St. Lazare Hudson Soccer Club

A program for children, teens, and young adults aged 5 to 21 who are intellectually challenged, or who suffer from poor social skills or low self-esteem due to behavioural or learning difficulties, autism, Down syndrome, visually impaired, epilepsy, physically impaired but mobile, cerebral palsy, severe dyslexia, dyspraxia, dysphasia, juvenile arthritis and more.

1850 Rue des Loisirs #157, Saint-Lazare, Quebec J7T 3B4
Tel: 450-510-0022

Super Sonics Soccer, Lakeshore Soccer Club

Program open to children aged 4 - 20 years who are intellectually challenged, or who suffer from poor social skills or lowself-esteem due to behavioural or learning difficulties. (This includes children with autism, Down syndrome, visually impaired, epilepsy, physically impaired but mobile, cerebral palsy, severe dyslexia, dyspraxia etc.).

16849 St. Hymus, Kirkland, Quebec H9H 3L4
Tel: 514-697-6973


Proset Autism

An adapted tennis program for children, teens and adults with autism, PDD-NOS, ADHD and Down syndrome. With 6 locations: Pincourt, Kirkland, Vaudreuil, Westmount and two in Pointe Claire.

Tel: 438-321-1564



A travel company that takes the disabled who are outdoor enthusiasts on adventure trips. These trips are not only in Quebec but around the world. Their program focuses on hiking, canoeing, and Nordic skiing activities. Their short excursions vary between 2 and 4 days while the long excursions vary between 5 and 8 days. They are on Facebook and are open to suggestions be it for an outdoor activity or a destination.

Tel: 418-820-6102


Data on accessible hotels, motels, restaurants and tourist attractions for travellers with restricted mobility. Data bank available on accessible places in Quebec.

4545 Pierre-De Coubertin Ave., Montreal, Quebec H1V 3N7
Tel: 514-252-3104



Healthy & Zen Kids Yoga

Let's support children with special needs in developing mindfulness through yoga. Individual and group yoga classes offered to children 3 to 12 years old at this yoga space in Ville St-Laurent. Classes combine a unique integration of music, sensory exercises, Brain Gymâ & yoga postures. No previous yoga experience required, contact us to discuss your child's needs!

Ville St-Laurent, Quebec, H4N 2K3
Tel: 514-568-4350

Ondine Guralnick

Ondine is a certified Hatha yoga teacher who combines art and yoga.

Tel: 450-671-9111

Shevaya Wellness (formerly Monica Merleau/Shevaya Wellness)

Yoga Sessions.

6900 Decarie, Suite M, Montreal, Quebec H3X 2T8
Tel: 514-739-1881

Yoga with Jackie

In Jackie's Yoga classes the children play games, sing, laugh and have fun. Classes provide skills for self-regulating, breath work for focusing, practising yoga postures that increase brain and body coordination, enhancing social/emotional and sensory awareness. Private or group home sessions, daycares, schools and camps.

Tel: 514-295-7742


Pup Wellness (formerly PACCK Foundation)

They offer a program at Giant Steps School for students with autism and developmental disabilities. They participate in Canine-Assisted Pre-vocational and Therapy programs. They have expanded their therapy programs to a wider age range and abilities.

647 Route 202, Hemmingford, Quebec J0L 1H0
Tel: 514-244-0168

Other Recreational Therapies And Activities

Accessible Parks

Reviews over 800 parks in Montreal and the surrounding area.


CIVA – Integration Centre for Active Living

Promotes the social integration and independence of adults with a physical disability. This is achieved by offering adaptive sports activities, personal growth workshops and creative art workshops.

Address: 525 Dominion St. Suite 330, Montreal, Quebec H3J 2B4 Accessible entrance: 2290 Workman St.
Tel: 514-935-1109

Children’s Joy / La Joie des Enfants

Servicing people aged 7 to 45 with an intellectual disability who speak French. Their services include the promotion and defense of the rights of people living with an intellectual disability, telephone listening and accompaniment, weekly recreational activities, weekend respite, summer day camp, troubleshooting and babysitting, before and after school hours.

Address: 8520 Rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal, QC H2P 2P3.
Tel: (514) 270-0338

Lara Travel – Margo Pedersen

Travel agent specializing in special needs travel.

Address: 555 Decarie Blvd. Saint Laurent, Quebec H4L 3L1
Tel: 514-341-1503

The Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA

The Marlene and Joel King Special Needs Department offers a variety of recreational and leisure activities to children and adults with special needs. The programs are for people with special needs, be they physical, developmental or intellectual.

Address: Ben Weider Jewish Community Centre 5400 Westbury Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3W 2W8
Tel: 514-737-6551


Works with children with special needs by providing experiential team building workshops to help develop critical social and cooperative skills.

Tel: 514-333-8326

Friendship Circle

The programs are for children, teens and young adults with special needs. The programs are designed to nurture the person’s social, physical, and cognitive skills. Respite teenage volunteers and educators interact with individual with special needs to build friendships. Also, support programs for siblings and parents. Also now offers Connect 21 for young adults.

Address: 4585 Bourret, Montreal, Quebec H3S 1X1
Tel: 514-735-2255

Hope Corporation for the Intellectually Disabled Children Corporation l'Espoir du Déficient

Offers a variety of programs for children with intellectual disabilities.

Address: 55 Dupras Ave. Bureau 511, Lasalle, Quebec H8R 4A8
Tel: 514-367-3757


A mobile and web-based app that provides information about leisure activities for special needs children and youth in communities across Canada.

Parasports Québec (formerly Quebec Wheelchair Sports Association)

Coordinates, facilitates access to wheelchair sports at every level for disabled people.

Address: 4545 Pierre-De-Coubertin Ave, Montreal, Quebec H1V 0R2
Tel: 514-252-3108

Quebec Blind Sports Association (ASAQ)

Promotes and organizes sports activities for semi-blind and visually impaired children and their siblings aged 6 to 14 years in Quebec.

Address: 4545 Pierre-De-Coubertin Ave, Montreal, Quebec H1V 0B2
Tel: 514-252-3178

Quebec Deaf Sports Association (ASSQ)

Promotes sports, recreational and physical activity for deaf and hearing-impaired people in Quebec.

Address: 4545 Pierre-De-Coubertin Ave., Montreal, Quebec H1V 0B2
Tel: 514-252-3069, Video relay service: 1-438-476-6315

Multi-Ethnic Association for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities

Facilitates the social integration of people with a physical or intellectual disability. Recreational activities, French language courses, art workshops, and job readiness workshops are offered.

Address: 6462 St. Laurence Blvd. Montreal, Quebec H2S 3C4
Tel: 514-272-0680

Special Olympics Quebec

Promotes sports events for those with intellectual disabilities, check the website for all of their branches.

Address: 1274 Jean-Talon East, Suite 200 Montreal, Quebec H2R 1W3
Tel: 514-843-8778


Non-competitive sports instruction for children 16 months – 12 years old. Kids are introduced to eight popular sports: soccer, hockey, basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis, golf and football. Check website for their many other locations.

Address: 63 Rue Beacon, Kirkland, Quebec H9J 2E9
Tel: 514-331-3221

The Adaptive Sports Foundation

Offers outdoor summer and winter adaptive sport programs to children and adults with a physical disability.

Address: 549 Knowlton Rd. Knowlton, Quebec J0E 1V0
Tel: 450-243-5985

Un Prolongement à la Famille de Montréal

This organization offers social participation activities as well as sports and recreation activities including theater, painting, crafts and computers for adults with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities.

Address: 1621, boul. Pie-IX, local S-21, Montréal, Quebec, H1V 2C3
Tel: 514-504-7989


Offers a variety of programs for physically and intellectually disabled children and adults.

Address: Luci-Bruneau Rehabilitation Centre, 2275 Laurier Avenue East, Montreal, Quebec H2H 1L6
Tel: 514-527-4527 #2329