The Pointe-Claire Village, the city’s historic core, has undeniable charm. It is home to various shops and restaurants, as well as the Pointe-Claire peninsula protruding into Lake Saint-Louis, which boasts a windmill dating back to 1709 and considered a heritage building, the Sœurs de la Congrégation de Notre-Dame convent and Saint-Joachim church.
The Stewart Hall Cultural Centre is at the heart of Pointe-Claire’s cultural life. It offers quality events and encourages local initiatives, encouraging the participation of the community. It offers an art gallery and exhibition rooms, a reading and reference room, a kids’ corner, an art rental and sales service and a boutique that sells hand-crafted items.
Since 1967, Pointe-Claire has a high-calibre Aquatic Centre with a diversified program for all ages. With two Olympic pools and a section dedicated to diving, including four platforms and five diving boards, it’s the perfect place for fitness training, recreational swimming, swimming and diving lessons and lifeguarding courses.
The Nautical Activities service offers young and old a full range of competitive and recreational programs, as well as safe and structured nautical activities and the opportunity to rent a small craft so that everyone can enjoy Lake Saint-Louis.
Terra-Cotta Natural Park is an urban woodland of great ecological value that was made into a park by the City of Pointe-Claire in order to preserve its richness and make it accessible to the public.. Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts are delighted by the variety and abundance of its flora and fauna. Its 40 hectares offer 4.4 km of walking trails. The park is also educational, with its monarch and bee gardens.
Pointe-Claire offers a privileged access to Saint-Louis Lake. In addition to protecting these shorelines, the City offers observers some 64 windows of visibility and 35 walking trails, as well as accesses for crafts, such as those found at the Grande-Anse chalet and at Alexandre-Bourgeau Park.
Pointe-Claire cyclists can count on a vast, nearly 20-km cycling network spread across the entire territory, including four tunnels and an overpass for safely crossing the railways and highways.
The Pointe-Claire territory has lots of shops and leisure facilities, mainly in the Pointe-Claire and Valois villages, along Saint-Jean and Sources and highway 40.