Services Offered

Available Equipment

Summer Season: Bikes, Canoes, Kayaks, and Pedal Boats

We have 32 high-quality bicycles, including:

  • 8 for children of various ages, including 2 balance bikes *
  • 1 tandem bike
  • 7 electric-assist bikes, including 3 for disabled individuals
  • 16 adult bikes (unisex), including 2 equipped with a child seat

*For young children, we also have 2 trailers and 2 tag-alongs. Several accessories such as helmets and locks are also available.

 

We have 9 watercraft * as well as flotation jackets:

  • 4 kayaks (2 singles, 2 doubles)
  • 3 pedal boats (4 seats for a maximum of 700 lbs)
  • 2 canoes
  • Flotation jackets in various sizes (for children from 60 lbs)

*Please note that the rental service for watercrafts depends on the condition of the lake. The presence of Eurasian watermilfoil in Lake Osisko sometimes forces us to suspend rentals, albeit against our will.


Winter Season: Skates, Snowshoes, Sleds, and Snow Scooters

We offer 35 pairs of snowshoes for adults and 12 pairs for children, as well as over 80 pairs of skates in all sizes for both adults and children.

Thanks to a partnership with ARLPHAT (L’Association régionale de loisirs pour personnes handicapées de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue), two (2) snow scooters are available to the public.

NEW: We now also offer three (3) pairs of ski-shoes (HOK skis) and four (4) pairs of walking poles.

You can rent them by visiting Magasin général Dumulon from Tuesday to Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Loan Conditions

General Terms
  • To be 18 years of age or older;
  • Present a photo identification: health insurance card, driver’s license, or student ID card;
  • Inspect the borrowed equipment before departure. Attest that they are in good working condition and agree to return them in the same condition at the agreed-upon time;
  • Assume responsibility for the cost of repairs or replacement of damaged or missing equipment;
  • Keep sole possession of the borrowed equipment;
  • Observe all applicable laws and regulations and use the equipment reasonably and appropriately;
  • Release RécréOsisko and its representatives from any liability related to the use, operation, or performance of the borrowed equipment, or for any other reason arising from borrowing the equipment. Also release RécréOsisko and its representatives from any third-party claims for similar damages;
  • No reservations except for community or school groups;
  • Loan deposits are cash only;
  • Personal information: We collect some of your personal information to provide our services. For full details, see: Privacy Policy

Bicycles
  • A mandatory $20 deposit per bike for non-members;
  • Free loan for a duration of 2 hours;
  • A late fee of $5 per hour applies if the bike is not returned on time;

Watercrafts
  • $10 per hour per watercraft. Members enjoy 2 free hours per outing;
  • Wearing a life jacket is mandatory;

Snowshoes and skates
  • Free loan with a refundable deposit of $5 per equipment. $20 for snow scooters;
  • Free loans are for a duration of 24 hours;
  • To rent beyond this period, $5 per equipment for each additional 24-hour period must be paid BEFORE leaving with the equipment;
  • No rental fees apply on closed days (Monday, holidays);
  • Return the equipment in person to a Magasin Général Dumulon employee during opening hours.

 

Becoming a Member

Any individual aged 18 and over who regularly or occasionally uses RécréOsisko’s service or is simply concerned about maintaining and developing our service in Rouyn-Noranda can become a member. As a form of support and with the aim of ensuring the service’s maintenance, the annual contribution is $20.

The Benefits of Becoming a Member
  • No longer needing to provide a deposit to borrow a bike (electric-assist or non-electric);
  • Faster checkout process;
  • Ability to borrow a second adult bike without an additional deposit (ideal for a couple or family);
  • Three (3) continuous hours of free use instead of two (2) hours;
  • Free loan for watercraft on the lake, two (2) continuous hours per outing;
  • Ability to influence the service’s development and, as a legally constituted group, become a credible voice for advancing the cause of active transportation in our city in a sustainable development perspective.

To become a member, simply visit RécréOsisko during opening hours, and we will guide you through the process.

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