When you arrive in Sherbrooke, you’ll find out the city is active! Once the sun comes out, everyone heads out to enjoy the fresh air. Sherbrooke is a sports city, and has several installations, dozens of parks and its own mountain!
For Bike Fanatics
In Sherbrooke, you can try any type of bike! City bikes, mountain bikes, Fatbikes…there are many bike paths and trails. The Grandes-Fourches bike network is unique in Quebec! It passes through the city of Sherbrooke, the Canton de Hatley and three watersheds. As you bike, you will see urban and natural settings sprinkled with creeks and historical vestiges.
Mont-Bellevue, a natural reserve in Sherbrooke, watches over the city with its illuminated cross. Its 30km of paths will take you through many different ecosystems! Once at the top, lay out a blanket and enjoy a picnic while admiring the view. Easy to access, Mont-Bellevue is a great way to add a bit of physical activity to your day any time of the year: on foot, by bike or on skis.
Have you ever seen a dragon boat team in action? Quite impressive! The boat itself is huge, but what is even more amazing is seeing the 20 paddlers in perfect harmony.
For those who would like to learn about this sport with Chinese origins, the Club Nautique de Sherbrooke organises free trials. Are you tired of running or biking? Come try paddling!