The safety of our guests and employees is our priority. In order to ensure that you have a safe, enjoyable and pleasant experience, we ask that you comply with the following rules and regulations.

For the well-being and safety of our guests, Patinage en forêt reserves the right to limit access to the trails to certain individuals.

To provide a safer place for our clients and employee.

All participants 13 years of age an older must be properly vaccinated against COVID-19 and in possession of their vaccination passport (or proof of vaccination for non-Quebec residents) and a valid photo ID to access Patinage en forêt site. Your vaccination passport must be presented at the entrance in a paper format, in a PDF format on your mobile device or from the Vaxicode application.

The collaboration of our customers to follow the rules is essential to ensure a healthy season for all. If you are sick with symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, difficulty breathing) for yourself or your immediate family members, stay home. At the same time, if you have traveled outside the country in the last 14 days, stay home.

The 3 rules to follow at all times:

  • Respect the distance of 1 meter
  • Wearing a mask inside
  • Frequent hand washing or disinfection

The chalet will be for warming up only.

The capacity of the chalet will be reduced and distance will be required so your time inside will be limited.

Personal effects will not be allowed inside the chalet, so bags, boots and all other personal effects must remain in your vehicles or under benches outside.

We have a heated outdoor sanitary block.

Snack bar, take-out service

The trail is one-way.

Failure to comply with these measures may result a immediate expulsion from the site without refund.

No pets are allowed on the site of Skating Through the Forest. Never leave pets in your vehicle.

Skating through the forest is on private land. Anyone with unpleasant behavior may be expelled from the site. Access can be denied indefinitely without any refund.

Aggressive behavior is strictly prohibited. All hate speech, threats, violence and / or assault will not be tolerated under penalty of expulsion without refund and / or prosecution.

Indecent behavior is strictly prohibited under penalty of expulsion without refund and / or prosecution.

For your safety, the ice path and snowshoe trail may be temporarily closed under certain weather conditions. The site will re-open as soon as safe operations can be assured. Also, events may be canceled or shortened because of inclement weather.

For your safety, the ice and snowshoe trail could temporarily cease operations and / or cause the trails to close prematurely or prevent it from opening. As soon as the closure is confirmed, the website will be updated. Please check the website before visiting Skating Through the Forest on days when the weather is uncertain.

Refunds and rain checks are not offered for inclement weather and any premature closure.

Passport holders are required to present their card at the entrance and / or at the request of an employee of Skating in the forest. Another piece of photo ID may also be required. Refusal to present these documents may result in expulsion from the site and / or revocation of the pass.

Season Pass Replacement
If you need to replace your lost or stolen season pass, the fee is $ 10.

Children under 5 years
FREE entry for the entire season for children under three (5) years old, if they are that age on the opening day of Skating in the Forest.

The chalet will be for warming up only.

All food and beverages are not permitted on the trails.

For safety reasons, Skating Through the Forest prohibits the following elements on the site:

  • Cannabis
  • Alcoholic beverages;
  • Multi-tool pocket knives;
  • Pocket knives or any other similar item regardless of the size;
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones);
  • Hockey stick and other similar accessories.

Guests must exercise good judgment and act in a responsible manner while on the trails. Guests must obey all oral and written warnings by any of our team members. Guests are not permitted to enter any restricted areas. Personal items that are lost must be reported to one of our employees. We will make every effort to retrieve lost articles after normal operating hours. Guests entering restricted areas may be required to leave the site without refund or compensation

For safety reasons, Patinage en forêt reserves the right to carry out checks and verify the contents of any bag or container entering the trails.

Anyone refusing this verification could be refused access to the park.

Please note that parking space availability is on a ‘first come first served’ basis. The number of places available may vary depending on traffic.

Illicit substances, alcohol and cannabis

Possession, sale and / or consumption of illegal substances (drugs) is strictly prohibited on Patinage en forêt property under penalty of eviction (without reimbursement or compensation) and / or prosecution. In addition, the sale and / or consumption of cannabis is prohibited on the Skating in the forest site and within a radius of 9 meters from the site.

It is strictly forbidden to be in the possession of alcoholic beverages and / or cannabis on the site. Anyone who shows signs of intoxication (impaired faculties) and / or exhibiting disturbing behavior could be refused access to the site and / or be expelled without reimbursement or compensation.

Anyone who commits theft, fraud or any criminal code violation on Patinage en forêt property will be evicted without refund and / or will be prosecuted.

Anyone who commits acts of vandalism or damage to Patinage en forêt property (breakage, graffiti, etc.) will be evicted without reimbursement or compensation and / or will be prosecuted.

Sale and solicitation are strictly prohibited on Patinage en forêt property, unless authorized by the administration.

Overtaking in a queue is prohibited under penalty of expulsion from the site without refund or compensation. It is also forbidden to smoke in the queues or on the trails.

For safety reasons, guests are not allowed to circulate in areas reserved for employees and must respect danger zones.

Skating in the forest cannot be held responsible for accidents or losses that may occur to any person.

NB : In all cases of infringement, the offender could be expelled without reimbursement or compensation and / or be the subject of criminal and / or civil proceedings against the latter. In addition, a ban on access to the site could be served on the persons concerned.