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Shawinigan College has partnered with the city and is offering its high-calibre sports complex. Located close to Trois-Rivières, the college is equipped with a 1,000-seat reception hall, a 600-seat cafeteria, a V.I.P. lounge, a meeting room, and much more, thus making it one of the largest sports center in Quebec.

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Activities and Attractions

Shawinigan offers a range of year-round activities.

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Église Saint-Pierre

Type of activity : Attractions, Heritage attractionThe Italian artist Guido Nincheri (1885-1973), considered one of North America’s greatest church artists, executed his work at the Église Saint-Pierre between 1930 and 1961.  Ten stained glass windows magnificently illustrate the life of the first head of the Church, Peter the Apostle. You will also be able to admire many frescoes, murals, and a few canvases. A [...]

D’Arbre-en-Arbre

Type of activity : Sport / Outdoor, Treego tree-link adventureD’Arbre en Arbre is a tree-link adventure activity par excellence. Unique in the Mauricie region, two networks of aerial circuits consist of 82 games involving overpasses, suspended bridges, nets, Tarzan-style vines and a 106-metre rope bridge.  High platforms link all the games and provide a breathtaking view. The "Jeunes Aventuriers" (little [...]

Réseau cyclable – Shawinigan à vélo

Type of activity : Sport / Outdoor, CyclingThe committee, in partnership with the City of Shawinigan, would like its citizens, the Mauriciens, and all visitors and vacationers, to be informed on how bicycles can be used for various activities in and around Shawinigan and the Mauricie region. Whether as a means of work transportation, for various trips within the city, for pleasure, alone, with friends, in a [...]

Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie

Type of activity : Sport / Outdoor, Canoe-Camping, Wildlife observation, Park, HikingA paradise for nature lovers, the Parc National du Canada de la Mauricie preserves 536 square kilometres of lakes and forests that are representative of the greater Laurentides region. Discover countless natural treasures while camping and canoe-camping.  Two heritage buildings take you back to the days of exclusive gaming clubs. Canoeing, hiking and [...]

Lieu historique national – Église Notre-Dame-de-la-Présentation

Type of activity : Attractions, Museum, Historic SiteThe Église Notre-Dame-de-la-Présentation, a Canadian historic national site, houses the final masterpiece produced by Ozias Leduc, the greatest painter of religious art of the twentieth century. A guided tour will allow you to discover his life, his work, his techniques and his inspiration. You will be able to admire a set of murals, some of which represent the [...]

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