Made up of three distinct neighbourhoods, this borough is known for its diverse culture and densely populated community.
Nature on your doorstep
Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension is characterized by its tree-lined streets and proximity to parks—including Parc Jarry, one of the largest green spaces in the city. Facing this majestic park is the IGA stadium, which plays host to the world-famous Rogers Cup tennis tournament every summer.
All would agree, it’s one of the best areas to live in the city.
A world of flavours
Hungry to sample Montréal’s diverse cuisine? Look no further than rue Jean-Talon at the corner of boulevard de l’Acadie, where you’ll find an entire street of authentic Indian eateries. Head to the heart of Parc-Extension to find a variety of ethnic grocery stores, with a wide selection of imported products and delicacies.
Run away with the circus
Montréal is known as the birthplace of the modern circus. And in the Saint-Michel neighbourhood, you can discover some of the best circus artists in the world at TOHU. Its circular building boasts a unique modern look with eco-friendly design. Throughout the year, this circus destination hosts a diverse program of shows, exhibitions and special events that’ll make you want to run away with the circus.
The biggest skatepark in town
This action-packed borough is home to a huge indoor skatepark for skateboarders, BMX riders, scooters and in-line skaters. Spanning close to 8,000 m², it’s the perfect place to ride in safety, practice your acrobatic skills and even celebrate a birthday. Equipped with a state-of-the-art gym and multimedia room, this original space is out of this world.
Homes for every lifestyle and budget
In Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension, the vast majority of residents rent, paying an average of $740 per month for housing. If you’re looking to buy, four percent of homes are houses with prices falling in the Greater Montréal average range.