January 3, 2014 — Looking for an adrenaline rush in Montréal? There are lots of thrilling activities around the city designed to get your palms sweaty and heart racing. From rock climbing to simulated skydiving, these wild sports are great to get active and have fun.
Indoor Rock Climbing at Allez-Up
Located just south of downtown near Canal Lachine is the very popular indoor rock climbing facility Allez-Up. Everyone from newbies to experienced climbers are invited to try their challenging routes; they also offer courses to learn how to climb, belay, or perfect technique. Allez-Up can also host large groups, birthday parties, and team building activities.
Simulated Skydiving at SkyVenture Montréal
In Laval, just north of Montréal, SkyVenture is the only recirculating indoor free fall simulator in Canada. Go with friends and family to experience the sensation of free falling in a simulator so safe that even kids above the age of 4 can do it.
Indoor Karting and Paintball at Action 500
Nestled next to the Olympic Stadium, Action 500 is home the largest indoor go-karting track in Canada and has the largest indoor paintball fields in North America. The facility has real 9-horsepower karts on paved tracks and 4 massive paintball fields that simulate urban combat zones. These indoor paintball fields are so big they can handle groups of 350 people!
Zip-line in the Forest at Arbraska
Arbraska is a series of adventure forests around Montréal that allow people to unleash their inner Tarzan. Zip-line over treetops, complete the aerial courses, and win the GPS rally. The parks open in March through the end of November.
Surf When it Snows at Maeva Surf
Maeva Surf in Laval has an indoor FlowRider to simulate surfing year round. It might take a while to learn how to do it properly, but fans of this sport love being able to catch a wave without being near an ocean.