Rivière-des-Prairies - Pointe-aux-Trembles , a peaceful borough, family-friendly and in harmony with its natural environment, is a place in constant evolution.
With its many single-family homes, new residential projects and great potential for future developments, this borough is the perfect place for young couples and families.
Certainly the most coveted street, the Boulevard Gouin runs parallel to the river that gives its name to the borough. It is bordered by luxurious properties, historic buildings and a beautiful bike path that leads to Pointe-aux-Prairies Nature Park. The nature park Ruisseau-De Montigny is for its located between Perras and Maurice-Duplessis, the two main boulevards of Rivière-des-Prairies.
This borough includes the Rivière-des-Prairies, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Pointe-aux-Prairies, Vieux-Pointe-aux-Trembles and Bout-de-l'Île districts.
Located in the eastern part of the island of Montreal, Rivière-des-Prairies - Pointe-aux-Trembles is far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city to provide a pleasant tranquility without interfering with your travels, since the highway and the metro train station are nearby.
Many English and French elementary schools, as well as three high schools, a CEGEP and two adult education centers serve the territory.
In terms of sports and recreation, the aronda is home to arenas, an impressive aquatic center and a community center non-profit for young people. There are also two libraries and three community centers where some local organizations, such as the "Joujouthèque", have their offices.
The Rivière des Prairies, which runs along the neighborhood, was originally known as skawanoti , a Huron word meaning "river behind the island."