• Sud-Ouest Games

    ON FEB. 3 TO 5 – The 44th edition of the Jeux du Sud-Ouest will be full of color if we are to believe the program unveiled this week. From February 3rd to 5th, our young athletes have a rendezvous at the Gadbois Recreation Complex, as tradition demands, to take part in the competitions that will take place in a festive atmosphere where the whole family will enjoy. The honorary president of the event will be Stéphane Thouin, football player of the Carabins of the University of Montreal.

    This year, our athletes will have the opportunity to demonstrate their expertise through 16 sport disciplines. The community is invited to come in large numbers to see these 1,500 young athletes outdo themselves during these competitions.

    The official opening of the Games will take place on Saturday at noon, in the presence of the mayor of the borough, Mr. Benoit Dorais, and members of the council. A performance by Operation Bazar will be presented during the ceremony.

    Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 4 pm, numerous cultural and recreational activities are offered: DIY, make-up, chess, games of kermesse, etc. A draw will take place at the end of the opening ceremony. A free swim will be held on Saturday evening after the competitions and a demonstration of artistic skating will take place on Sunday.

    More info at http://gadboismtl.ca/