Where pleasant meets functional
Pointe-Claire is an urban agglomeration in the West Island of Montreal that dates to the 17th century. Its ideal location makes getting around both pleasant and easy, with access to the bicycle path, road and train networks; proximity to services and shops; a peaceful waterfront neighbourhood on Lac Saint-Louis; parks galore; multiple sports and leisure facilities; and the history and charm of the Village de Pointe-Claire.
Stations Valois & Pointe-Claire
Sports and recreation
The city has many sports facilities (a multi-rink arena, three pools including an Olympic-sized pool and a diving tower, a multi-generational outdoor training centre, multiple outdoor skating rinks, a bicycle path network, and many outdoor sports fields). Pointe-Claire also has a cultural centre, a library, art galleries, a museum, spas, and various relaxation spaces.
Abundant flora balance Pointe-Claire’s urban landscape, as it has over 30 parks, including the four hectares of mature forest in the Terra-Cotta Natural Park right in the heart of the city. Bordered by Lac Saint-Louis, this one-of-a-kind nature haven is the perfect place to stroll and gaze at the scenery or enjoy a water activity.
Pointe-Claire is also a village on Lac Saint-Louis where lovers of architecture and heritage can discover the undeniable charm of a place full of history. Pointe-Claire has plenty of buildings from past centuries, such as the Pointe-Claire Windmill (one of Quebec’s 18 remaining windmills), the Couvent de la Congrégation des sœurs de Notre-Dame, and the majestic Église Saint-Joachim.
Pointe-Claire has 11 shopping centres, such as the CF Fairview Pointe-Claire and the Complexe Pointe-Claire, as well as hundreds of smaller shops. You’ll find major chains and popular brands mixed with unique, local, high-end and handmade products. This diverse and dynamic commercial activity means that you’ll always find what you're looking for. You have access to a grocery store, a pharmacy and many other amenities less than 5 minutes away form the complex.
Pointe-Claire offers incredible economic vitality thanks to its industrial park, which is also a major regional employment hub. The city’s strategic location near Autoroutes 13, 20 and 40, Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, the Port of Montreal and the CN and CP Trans Canadian railways allow entrepreneurs and manufacturers to easily access global markets.
The area has well-established health, education and other social services, and the population is well served by the Lakeshore General Hospital and many public and private Francophone and Anglophone schools.