Learn-to Adventure Contest

Participate in our Winter Contest and get a chance to win one of our many prizes!

  • Parka mascot holding a gift basket.

    2 surprise Christmas baskets with various items of Parks Canada merchandise.

    Draw: December 25, 2023 

  • A VIP cross-country skiing tour for a family, equipment and Parks Canada surprise included, along the banks of a canal.

    Draw: January 1, 2024

  • 2 smiling women with an oversized bike in winter.

    Loan of 2 fat bikes for a ride along the banks of one of our canals. You'll also receive a surprise gift from Parks Canada.

    Draw: February 14, 2024

  • A smiling family sits at a picnic table next to a camping tent in an urban landscape.

    A Learn-to Camp overnight stay for 4 people at the Lachine Canal’s Berge des coursiers among the dates available during the 2024 summer season.

    Draw: March 30, 2024

  • Two people in a canoe on a lake on a beautiful summer day. A Parks Canada 2024 Discovery Pass image is displayed in the foreground.

    A Parks Canada Discovery Pass 2024 for families or groups (up to 7 people in one vehicle).

    Draw: April 1, 2024

How can you participate?

Take part in our activities and fill out a coupon at one of our booths.

The team will be:

Read the Rules

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The contest is open to anyone at least 18 years old that is participating at one of the various Parks Canada kiosks set up by the Montreal Learn-to Camp team between November 25 2023 and March 31, 2024. Parks Canada employees cannot participate in this contest, nor can the members of their immediate families or their legal or common-law spouses, or anyone with whom such employees are domiciled. 


By visiting the contest participation at a Parks Canada’s booths. Visitors can complete a free entry form and deposit it on site in the location provided for this purpose (contest box). Each participant is entitled to one (1) participation only, equivalent to one (1) entry form. Parks Canada reserves the right to cancel participation in the case where (but not exclusively): a participant has completed more than one entry form; the information on the entry form is illegible; the information on the entry form prohibits the individual from participating. 


Date and time limit to participate in the contest is Sunday, March 31, 2024, at 20:00PM ET. 

  • Two (2) Christmas baskets valued at approximately $75 each, containing various items of Parks Canada merchandise (Tuber'z, Parka stuffed toy, Parka keychain, Parks Canada multipurpose bag, Parks Canada badge, Parks Canada Montreal Heritage History booklet, etc.).
  • A private VIP cross-country skiing tour for a family, equipment included, along the banks of one our canals with a surprise package of Parks Canada’s goods, with a value of approximately $50, to be carried out during the winter season 2024.
  • Loan of 2 fat bikes for a ride along the banks of one of our canals and a surprise gift from Parks Canada, with a value of approximately 50$, to be carried out during the winter season 2024.
  • One (1) Family/Group Discovery Pass, with a value of $145.25.
  • A Learn-to camp overnight stay for 4 persons at Lachine Canal’s Berge des coursiers on the date chosen by the winner from among those available during the 2024 summer season, with a value of $134.75. 

The prize only includes what is specified in this document, and no other allowance, compensation or substitution will be awarded. 


A random draw of an entry form which will determine the winner. It will take place in the offices of Parks Canada in Montreal in 5 steps.

The 2 Christmas baskets will be drawn on December 25, 2023. The VIP cross-country skiing tour for a family will be drawn on January 1, 2024. The loan of 2 fat bikes and the surprise gift from Parks Canada will be drawn on February 14, 2024. The Learn-to camp overnight will be drawn on March 30, 2024. Finally, the Discovery Pass will be drawn on April 1, 2024

The draw will be made among all the entry forms duly completed and deposited in the box provided for that purpose during deployment on the Lachine canal on the dates of each draw. The chances that the entry form of a participant is selected randomly depend on the number of entry forms received in accordance with item No. 2. 

The winner will be notified by phone or e-mail in the week following each draw. 

  • In order to be declared a winner, the person whose contact information is on the entry form drawn at random must be reachable by phone by the contest organizers within three (3) days of the draw. It is the responsibility of each participant to provide a phone number or a valid e-mail which he can be reached at between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday to Sunday. 
  • To be eligible for the prize, the participant drawn at random must have correctly answered the mathematical question on the entry form. 
  • The prize cannot be converted into cash, is non-refundable, non-transferable and non-exchangeable. 
  • In the event of an impossibility to provide the prize as described in this document, Parks Canada Agency reserves itself the right to substitute a prize or prizes, in whole or in part, of an approximately equivalent value. 

No personal data appearing on the entry forms will be saved. After the draw of the winning form, the other forms will be destroyed mechanically. 

The only personal data retained will be the e-mail of the participants who checked the box to the effect that they wish to receive the Lachine Canal newsletter, in order to add them to the newsletter mailing list. 


[1]  The masculine gender is used in order to reduce the amount of text; it includes the feminine gender.

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