Described as: A place of contemplation. A place of beauty. A place of healing.
The grounds of the the Douglas Institute is a hidden secret in Verdun. There you will find pleasant walking paths, a sculpture garden, a cricket pitch, community gardens, and of course McGill Douglas Institute. Free parking is available on Lasalle Boulevard. Entrance: 6875 boulevard Lasalle. Getting there: Bus: 58, 107, 108. Bike.
While you are there, check out George O’Reilly park on the shores of the St-Laurent River. If it is summer and you have your swimming suit, visit the wonderful outdoor swimming complex the Natatorium, complete with an Art-Deco pavilion. 6500 boulevard LaSalle.