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L'Embouchure
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Return of L’Embouchure pointe festive to liven up your summer!

May 3, 2022

Return of L’Embouchure pointe festive to liven up your summer of 2022!

The partners of L’Embouchure confirm that la pointe festive will be back for the 2022 season. The ephemeral installation L’Embouchure will be in operation from July 15 to August 27, Friday to Sunday! Building on the success of 2021, when several thousand visitors visited the site, L’Embouchure will offer a diversified program and will certainly be a must for enjoying the summer in the region.

La pointe festive

This year, seven weeks of fun and discovery are being prepared! The programming and facilities will provide the perfect gathering place for young and old. The plans include: refreshment bar showcasing local products, welcoming terrace, artistic events, family day, intimate musical performances, charity brunch, sporting events, festive DJ evenings and four major shows produced by Groupe Loisir Suroît.

The big shows

Thanks to the participation of Desjardins Vaudreuil-Soulanges, L’Embouchure will stage four evenings of great shows. The series will begin on July 22, at the opening of the Festival nautique, with Kain’s performance. Subsequently, Clodelle & Petitom (July 30), Aswell (August 13) and Clay and friends (August 27) will also be on stage. Information and links to the ticket office can be found on lembouchure.ca. A season pass is on sale for $60 until May 31 (limited quantity)!

L’Embouchure

Located at the western end of the canal de Soulanges, la pointe festive takes place in Thomas-Monro (Coteau-du-Lac) and Louis Stanislas-Pariseau (Les Coteaux) parks. With a colorful look, L’Embouchure offers a relaxed atmosphere and a breathtaking view of Lake Saint-François. The canal de Soulanges park, the City of Coteau-du-Lac and the Municipality of Les Coteaux join forces with Groupe Loisir Suroît, designated representative, for the animation of the site. The initiative enhances and energizes the banks of the canal de Soulanges, in addition to enhancing the recreational, cultural and sports offer for citizens and visitors.

Programming is scalable. Special and thematic animations, performances by local artists and a host of surprises will be added over the weeks. Follow L’Embouchure on Facebook and lnstagram and watch the page www.lembouchure.ca so you don’t miss anything from the 2022 edition!

 

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Activities Art et culture Heritage Kayak

A new day camp for Vaudreuil-Soulanges kids… at the canal!

April 21, 2022

L’Académie des jeunes sportifs is launching a new camp… at the canal!

In the summer of 2022, a brand new camp will be available for kids in the region! Académie des jeunes sportif, an organization already well established and recognized in Vaudreuil-Soulanges, will open a brand new specialized camp at the end of June, headquarters to be located in the Village des Écluses (Théâtre des Cascades)! In addition to enjoying a camp in a unique heritage site, kids registered will be able to take advantage of specialized activities in the arts and outdoor sectors. Among other things, they will be able to take the boards of the mythical stage of the Théâtre des cascades to practice the performing arts, as well as explore the waters on kayaks. An experience that promises to be memorable!

Académie des jeunes sportifs, created in 2005, offers specialized camps where the emphasis is on the development of kids, healthy lifestyle and the construction of the child’s social network.

The Village des écluses camp is available for “weekly” reservation, open to all (no requirement of city of residence) and there are still places available!

All the information can be found here: academiejs.com/pointe-des-cascades

 

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Job offer! Recreation attendants (seasonal job)

Job offer! Recreation attendants (seasonal)

The Soulanges Canal Park, through Development (DEV) Vaudreuil-Soulanges, is looking for dynamic and autonomous people who will ensure the smooth running of leisure activities in the park for the summer of 2022!

The recreation attendants will be involved in many contexts, including the Soulanges bike path, boat rentals, Zen Saturdays, activities at L’Embouchure and various other projects.

Functions

  • Assist the permanent team in planning projects and events in the park for the summer of 2022;
  • Participate in the implementation of projects, including site development, logistics, maintenance, etc.;
  • Ensure reception, take statistics and photos during activities;
  • Tour the park sectors to check the smooth running of activities, security and cleaning;
  • Interact with visitors and respond to requests for information;
  • Depending on the profile, contribute to communication tools, development projects or other;
  • All other tasks aimed at helping the park team in the accomplishment of its mission.

 

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Be under the age of 30;
  • Have experience in the fields of tourism, outdoor activities, culture or community animation;
  • Attention to detail and sensitive to customer experience and security;
  • Demonstrate the following professional attitudes and behaviors: teamwork skills, creativity,
    autonomy, dynamism, versatility, sense of initiative, sense of organization;
  • Want to work outside and be in good physical shape;
  • Be available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends;
  • Hold a valid driver’s license and be able to travel in the municipalities of Pointe-des-Cascades, Les Cèdres, Coteau-du-Lac and Les Coteaux;
  • Bilingualism (an asset).

 

Working conditions

Salary: $17.00 per hour
Schedule : 30 hours / week
Duration: 12 to 15 weeks
Start: Be available on weekends from mid-May. Full time starting mid-June.

 

Apply for this job

Anyone interested should send their curriculum vitae, by March 13, 2022, by email to:

Soulanges Canal Park
Email: direction@canaldesoulanges.ca

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*Photo credit : L’art de capter par Josiane Farand

 

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Job offer! Kayak & SUP rental attendants (seasonal)

Job offer! Kayak & SUP rental attendants (seasonal)

The Parc du canal de Soulanges, through Développement Vaudreuil-Soulanges (DEV), is looking for dynamic and autonomous people to rent non-motorized boats (kayaks and SUP) for the summer of 2022.

Located in the heart of Coteau-du-Lac, the kiosk welcomes local and tourist customers to help them discover the Soulanges Canal from a unique point of view: its basins!

 

Functions

  • Organize and prepare the rental kiosk, its furniture and its equipment;
  • Provide rental services;
  • Hand over equipment and accompany visitors in launching their boat;
  • Explain the nautical safety rules and make users aware of the paddler’s code of ethics;
  • Clean the various equipment according to the procedures in place and make visitors aware of compliance with health standards;
  • Promote the activities of the Soulanges Canal Park to various clienteles;
  • Answer visitors questions;
  • If necessary, organize and perform the rental service at other locations in the Park;
  • All other related tasks aimed at helping the park team in the accomplishment of its mission.

 

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Be under the age of 30;
  • Have a good experience in customer service;
  • Be sensitive to customer experience and security;
  • Demonstrate the following professional attitudes and behaviors: teamwork skills, autonomy,
    dynamism, versatility, sense of initiative, sense of organization, punctuality;
  • Want to work outside and be in good physical shape;
  • Be available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends;
  • Hold first aid training, national lifeguard or kayak level 1 (assets);
  • Bilingualism (an asset);
  • Hold a valid driver’s license (an asset).

 

Working conditions

Salary: $17.00 per hour
Schedule : 30 hours / week
Duration: 12 to 15 weeks
Start: Be available on weekends from mid-May. Full time starting mid-June.

 

Apply for this job

Anyone interested should send their curriculum vitae, by March 13, 2022, by email to:

Soulanges Canal Park
Email: direction@canaldesoulanges.ca

*The masculine is used for the sole purpose of lightening the text.
*Photo credit : L’art de capter par Josiane Farand

 

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Activities Environment Events Kayak

A first “paddling event” in the canal on July 10!

June 22, 2021

 

A first paddling event in the Soulanges canal as part of the Mois de l’eau.

The Conseil du bassin versant de la region de Vaudreuil-Soulanges (COBAVER) and Développement Vaudreuil-Soulanges (DEV), in collaboration with the ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC), invite the population to come celebrate Le Mois de l’eau on the Soulanges canal with their small boat.

 

Explore the Soulanges canal in a different way

With nearly 130 years of history, the Soulanges Canal is a regional museum on the water that has played an important role in the development of navigation in Canada. Its contemplation reminds us of the technological prowess of the time.

Mois de l’eau is a great opportunity to reclaim our rivers by navigating them. Whether by kayak, canoe or paddle board, the descent of the Soulanges canal will allow you to discover it differently, while reflecting on the importance of water, its challenges and the ecological services that this resource. provides us.

  • Date: Saturday July 10, 2021. Postponed to the next day in case of rain.
  • Cost: Free. Participants must own and transport their boat. Limited places, registration required.
  • Location: Meeting point and departure point of the land shuttle: Pointe-des-Cascades
  • Difficulty level: Intermediate. Route: 7.5 km from Les Cèdres (chemin Saint-Féréol) to the heart of the village of Pointe-des-Cascades.
  • Duration: between 2 and 4 hours, with two portages on the route (including one of 400 meters).

For details and registration, visit https://canaldesoulanges.ca/eventer/descente-du-canal

Context

In recent years, a non-motorized boat rental kiosk has been located in the heart of Coteau-du-Lac and provides access to a canal basin for amateur paddlers, as well as the most seasoned. It is in this context and by noting the growing enthusiasm for paddle sports in the canal combined with the lack of accessibility to the rivers of the region that the COBAVER and DEV have undertaken to set up an activity allowing to explore several consecutive sections of the canal. 2021 will see the birth of this event, with the stated objective of transforming this activity into an annual meeting for the citizens of Vaudreuil-Soulanges and for visitors.

«Mois de l’eau Water Month is a great opportunity to kick off the event. The loss of public riparian land has reduced accessibility to the region’s bodies of water and rivers in recent years. This association with DEV at the Soulanges canal will increase this accessibility and the population’s contact with nature, as well as with the history of the region ” says Julie Cyr, director of COBAVER-VS.

June – Mois de l’eau

The Mois de l’eau initiative is provided for in the 2018-2023 Action Plan of the Quebec Water Strategy, which deploys concrete measures to protect, use and manage water and aquatic environments responsibly, integrated and sustainable. This year, Mois de l’eauwill be all about stormwater runoff. A diffuse and insidious source of pollution that affects the quantity and quality of water. For more details, visit www.moisdeleau.org or COBAVER-VS paper on the subject.

 

About the partners

Conseil du bassin versant de la région de Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Founded in 2009, le Conseil du bassin versant de la région de Vaudreuil-Soulanges is a non-profit watershed organization mandated by the Government of Quebec to develop, update and implement the region’s Water Master Plan. and ensure consultation, planning and coordination of integrated water management in the territory.

Développement Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Développement Vaudreuil-Soulanges’s mission is to promote regional economic effervescence and growth. The organization has been involved in the development and enhancement of the Soulanges canal since it was given this mandate by the MRC de Vaudreuil-Soulanges in 2017.

 

Photo credit: Olivier Langevin.

 

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Job offer! Kayak and SUP rental agents – Canal de Soulanges (seasonal)

March 22nd, 2021

Job offer! Kayak and SUP rental agents – Canal de Soulanges (seasonal employees)

Since 2018, DEV has been mandated to animate and enhance the Soulanges canal in the context of the creation of a regional park. Among the activities set up as part of this mandate, there is a rental kiosk for non-motorized boats (kayaks and paddle boards) in the village heart of Coteau-du-Lac. DEV is looking for dynamic and autonomous people to provide service for the kiosk for the summer of 2021. The project is being carried out in collaboration with the Carrefour jeunesse emploi de Vaudreuil-Soulanges (CJEVS).

 

Fonctions

  • Provide the boat rental service, according to the standards in force;
  • Collect payments and visitor information;
  • Provide safety equipment and accompany visitors in launching their boat;
  • Control the comings and goings on the site,
  • Clean the various equipment according to the procedures in place and make visitors aware of compliance with health standards;
  • Represent DEV, the CJEVS and their partners to various clienteles;
  • Participate in the animation or monitoring of micro-events being attempted on the site or (exceptionally) elsewhere around the Soulanges canal;
  • Respond to visitors’ requests for information;
  • Occasionally, travel around the area to perform cyclist counts or other interventions on the bike path;
  • All other related tasks aimed at helping DEV and the CJEVS in their interventions in the field.

Requirements and qualifications

  • Be under the age of 30;
  • Have a good experience in customer service;
  • Have well-developed social skills to enhance the visitor’s customer experience;
  • Demonstrate the following professional attitudes and behaviors: aptitudes for teamwork, autonomy, dynamism, versatility, sense of initiative, sense of organization;
  • Desire to work outdoors, good physical shape;
  • Bilingualism (essential);
  • Have a good knowledge of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region and its tourism industry (an asset);
  • Be available to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends;
  • Having access to a car, an asset.


Working conditions

Salary: $ 16.50 per hour
Schedule: 30 hours/week
Duration: 11 to 13 weeks
Start: training and start-up in June
Deadline: April 9, 2021

 

Apply for this job

Anyone interested must send their curriculum vitae, by April 9, 2021, by email to:

DEV Vaudreuil-Soulanges – Soulanges canal project
Rental agent position – kayak and SUP on the canal

info@canaldesoulanges.ca

 

Actualité 2021-03-22 L'Art de capter par Josiane Farand
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Job offer! Animation coordinator – Canal de Soulanges (seasonal)

 

March 22, 2021

Job offer! Animation coordinator (seasonal job)

Since 2018, DEV has had the mandate to animate and enhance the Soulanges canal in the context of the creation of a regional park. Among the activities set up as part of this mandate, we find a non-motorized boat rental kiosk (kayaks and paddle boards) in the village heart of Coteau-du-Lac, Zen Saturdays at the canal, the organization of various one-off events as well as the management of a brand new website to promote activities on the canal.

DEV is looking for a dynamic and autonomous person who will be responsible for coordinating field activities for the 2021 summer season.

 

Functions

  • Assist the project manager in planning activities and events at the canal for the summer of 2021 (communications, promotion, logistics, relations with suppliers and employees, etc.);
  • Prepare the kayak kiosk season and ensure the sound management of activities during the weeks of operation;
  • Manage the reception of participants and suppliers, the taking of statistics and photos, etc. during entertainment (Zen Saturdays, concerts, nautical events, occasional presence at the kayak kiosk, happy hour, etc.);
  • Ensure the complete coordination of certain internal projects (collection of traffic statistics on the cycle path, classification of the website database, etc.);
  • Depending on the individual’s profile, contribute to communication tools related to the channel (newsletter, website, blog, etc.);
  • Where applicable, be responsible for the telephone line or social media dedicated to the Soulanges channel;
  • All other related tasks aimed at assisting DEV in its interventions related to the channel.

 

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Have a good experience in customer service;
  • Have experience in event coordination or project management;
  • Demonstrate the following professional attitudes and behaviors: autonomy, dynamism, interpersonal skills, availability, honesty, versatility, sense of initiative and sense of organization;
  • Bilingualism;
  • Be available to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends;
  • Have a good knowledge of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region and its tourism industry (an asset);
  • Hold a valid driver’s license and have access to a car;
  • University students and young people under 30 are welcome to apply.

 

Working conditions

Salary: $ 18 per hour
Schedule: 20 to 30 hours / week, depending on the period
Duration: 16 to 18 weeks (mid-May to mid-September)
Deadline: April 9, 2021

 

Apply for this job

Anyone interested must send their curriculum vitae, by April 9, 2021, by email to:

DEV Vaudreuil-Soulanges – Soulanges canal project
Animation coordinator position – Soulanges canal
info@canaldesoulanges.ca

 

Main photo credit: The art of capturing by Josiane Farand