The city recognizes the importance of community organizations and voluntary action in the service offer to residents. It considers therefore that it is essential to provide support for these initiatives created and developed in the community to make it easier to provide these activities and services.
To be recognized, organizations must meet the eligibility requirements that are set out in one of the four recognition and support policies for organizations, drawn up based on the type of organization:
- cultural organizations;
- sport and outdoors organizations;
- leisure and recreation organizations;
- community action and development organizations.
Here is the list of organizations and associations which are currently recognized by the city.
Châteauguay Academy of Irish Dancing
Organization aiming to introduce and promote Irish culture by offering traditional dance classes to boys and girls starting at age 3.
450 692-3842Association d’arts visuels du Grand Châteauguay
Group aiming to highlight the progression and creation of artists in the region and give them a platform to display their work.
450 692-8923Châteauguay & Valley Irish Heritage Association
Group that seeks to promote Irish culture through events focusing on Irish dance, music or theatre, including St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
450 691-1012Camp musical de Châteauguay
Organization aiming to promote the world of music by organizing a camp for young musicians and singers aged 6 to 18 who wish to increase their knowledge and share their love of music with other music enthusiasts.
450 507-3323Chœur en Fugue
Vocal group with around 60 members who produce two shows every year – in spring and in the festive period.
450 692-4491Chœur la Bohème
Mixed choir which explores a varied repertory of pop songs and world music combined with original stage production and choreography.
450 691-4666Grand Orchestre de Châteauguay
Organization aiming to set up an orchestra with a varied repertory composed of around 35 musicians from the region.
514 502-3392Les Comédiens de la Montérégie
Amateur theatre group for the region enabling everyone to do theatre for free.
450 699-5908Radio communautaire de Châteauguay – CHAI-FM
Community radio promoting Roussillon identity by focusing content on local and regional news and also showcasing emerging talent and training the next generation.
450 698-3131Société du Musée du Grand Châteauguay
Organization whose mission is to preserve, promote and spread regional historic heritage through the Maison LePailleur, a museum and historic site specializing in the history of Lower Canada.
450 692-5419Société généalogique de Châteauguay
Organization bringing together individuals who want to encourage research and conservation of collective and family memory in the region.
450 698-0913Télévision du Sud-Ouest – TVSO
Television broadcaster for the southwest Montérégie region.
450 692-3398TROUPE DE 1813 (LA)The mandate of the organization is to run a cultural coffee shop and put on free shows in Châteauguay parks to contribute to the breakout of new artists and encourage bridge-building between Châteauguay communities.
Académie de taekwondo ChâteauguayAssociation de baseball mineur de Châteauguay (ABMC)Châteauguay Basketball Association – RavensChâteauguay Minor Football Association – RaidersAssociation de soccer de Châteauguay
Organization seeking to promote and develop soccer in the region by making this sport available to girls and boys starting at age 4.
Association de soccer de Châteauguay
Association de soccer de ChâteauguayClub aquatique de Châteauguay maîtreClub de course Les Riverains
Organization aiming to make running available to people aged 12 and over in a safe environment under the supervision of coaches. There is also a cycling section.
Club de course les RiverainsClub de patinage Châteauguay Skating ClubClub de patinage de vitesse de Châteauguay – Les Tornades
Organization seeking to promote and develop speed skating by offering different programs available to adults and children starting at age 3.
www.cpvchateauguay.weebly.comClub de pétanque Roi de carreau
Organization aiming to organize and promote petanque in the summer season to residents in the region.
Club de pétanque Roi de carreauClub de tennis de Châteauguay
Organization seeking to promote and develop recreational tennis in the region.
514 236-6382Club Raiders de Châteauguay 2000 junior inc.
Organization representing the region on the Quebec Major Junior Football League which aims to offer a competitive football program to players aged between 18 and 22.
qjfl.ca/team/?id=1École de tennis balle d’or de ChâteauguayFung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi
Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism TM
Taoist Tai Chi ®
Institute aiming to promote taoist arts by offering programs for diverse audiences.
1 888 824-2441
www.taoist.orgGestaforme inc. (Centre sportif Polydium)Grenadiers de Châteauguay Midget AAAHockey mineur de ChâteauguayLigue de balle molle Chat-O-CatsLigue de balle molle Châteauguay Old Timers
Organization aiming to promote softball and provide training for adults.
450 844-4617Ligue de balle molle des femmes de Châteauguay
Organization aiming to promote softball and provide training for adult women.
514 945-8629Special Olympic Quebec – Châteauguay Local SectionRéseau cyclable Châteauguay
Organization seeking to create a cycling path network in the region.
450 691-3404Sunday Softball League
Organization seeking to develop softball in the region for adult men.
Organization seeking to promote and develop recreational and competitive badminton in the region for teenagers and adults.
Association générale des étudiants de l'antenne universitaire au troisième âge en Montérégie (AGÉAUTAM)
Also known as the university of the third age, this group focuses on ongoing development of seniors by offering university training activities which encourage their personal development, understanding of challenges facing society and active aging.
450 698-194155+ Centre - Châteauguay
Group where individuals over age 55 mainly from the English-speaking community can have fun and make new friends.
450 698-0380Cercle de fermières Saint-Jean-Baptiste-Marie-Vianney
Group for women from the Saint-Jean-Baptiste-Marie-Vianney parish (now Sainte-Marguerite d’Youville) aiming to contribute to improving living conditions for women and their family and protecting and passing on cultural and craft heritage.
514 984-5861Cercle de fermières Saint-Joachim
Group for women from the Saint-Joachim parish aiming to contribute to improving living conditions for women and their family and protecting and passing on cultural and craft heritage.
450 691-2311Châteauguay Knights of Columbus - Council 4197
Catholic lay movement bringing together men who wish to help each other and provide help and support to the bereaved and people in need.
450 699-1431Club de l’âge d’or Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption
Group offering various recreational and social activities to individuals aged 50 and over from the Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption parish (now Saint-Joachim) to mainly break their isolation and give them the chance to be active.
450 692-1439Club de l'âge d’or Saint-Jean-Baptiste-Marie-Vianney de Châteauguay inc.
Group offering various recreational and social activities to individuals aged 50 and over from the Saint-Jean-Baptiste-Marie-Vianney (now Sainte-Marguerite d’Youville) to mainly break their isolation and give them the chance to be active.
450 691-9519Club des ornithologues de Châteauguay (COC)
Organization aiming to promote ornithology, encourage respect for the environment and contribute to protecting birds and their environment.
450 691-6510Club le Rendez-vous de Châteauguay
Organization aiming to offer various social and recreational activities to members aged 45 and over.
450 692-2190Club FADOQ St-Joachim de Châteauguay
Group offering a wide range of social, sport and cultural activities to individuals aged 50 and over to chat, have fun, thrive and socialize.
450 691-6559Comité d’action culturelle, sports et loisirs Notre-Dame de l'Assomption de Châteauguay
Also known as Loisirs NDA, this organization offers various sport and leisure activities, and venue rental for some events.
450 691-9143Jardins communautaires de Châteauguay
Organization that manages plots of land to enable amateur gardener members to grow their own fruit and vegetables.
514 970-7475Air Cadet League of Canada, Squadron 626
Organization which offers young Canadians aged 12 to 18 the chance to participate in a variety of activities and learn valuable life skills, while promoting the Canadian air force.
Accolade Santé mentale Châteauguay (L’)
Organization which offers assistance and support services to individuals with mental health disorders and their relatives.
450 699-7059Action sur la violence et intervention familiale (AVIF)
Organization aiming to promote a society without violence through initiatives with men and teenagers who adopt violent behaviour.
450 692-7313Amis et riverains de la rivière Châteauguay
Organization whose mission is protect Châteauguay River through awareness campaigns and education programs.
514 452-8331Association communautaire Horizon de Châteauguay
Organization aiming to bring together the black and Caribbean community in the region through various activities and financially support students through study grants.
450 699-0451Association des locataires de HLM de Châteauguay
Organization bringing together tenants of low-cost housing units in the region which oversees the well-being, defence of rights and improvement in the quality of life of tenants.
514 844-1015Châteauguay Food Bank
Organization which collects non-perishable food and funds to provide food to people in need.
450 698-1780Bouge au max
Organization aiming to launch activities at a fair price to encourage healthy lifestyles to young people in the region for educational and social purposes.
450 692-3629Centre d’aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel (CALACS) Châteauguay
Militant, feminist and non-racist organization which seeks to stop all forms of sexual violence against women.
450 699-8258Châteauguay Community Centre
Organization offering a thrift store, including a second-hand clothing store and a shop, to help those most in need while involving individuals with an intellectual disability in the work.
450 699-3464Centre d’action bénévole du Grand Châteauguay
Organization whose mission is to promote voluntary action in different communities and meet the community’s needs through community action.
450 699-6289Centre de jour les Coccinelles de Châteauguay
Organization aiming to foster an environment conducive to learning for preschool children.
450 692-5807 (Preschool)Châteauguay Valley Literacy Council (CVLC)
Organization aiming to improve literacy of its English-speaking members by teaching them to read, write, do calculations and other everyday skills.
450 698-0342Chez-nous solidaire
Organization aiming to offer housing with assistance to individuals with an intellectual disability.
450 698-7326Club Civitan de Châteauguay
Philanthropic organization composed of individuals from diverse origins who want to give back to the community through numerous initiatives.
450 691-2484Centre d'éducation populaire du Grand Châteauguay
Organization offering literacy, French language and remedial classes.
450 699-9955Espace ChâteauguayL’Élan des jeunesHéritage Saint-Bernard
Environmental organization whose mission is to manage, protect and conserve wild fauna and flora, including the natural environments on Ile Saint-Bernard and the Centre écologique Fernand-Seguin, in addition to offering educational, recreational and tourism activities.
450 698-3133Impôt-bénévoles du Suroît
Voluntary group which helps low-income individuals in the region fill in their income tax returns for free.
438 338-1300Maison des jeunes châtelois
Lively meeting place for young people in the region aged between 12 and 17 where various social, recreational and sport activities are offered.
450 698-3340Maison sous les arbres (La)Mouvement Action-Découverte pour personnes handicapées (MAD)Office municipal d'habitation de Châteauguay
Organization whose mission is to purchase, build and renovate residential buildings to provide low-rent housing to low-income single people, families and retired people living in the territory.
450 692-9652Quartier des Femmes
A gathering place dedicated to improving women’s living conditions and develop empowerment by promoting citizen participation.
450 692-9805Réseau d’information et d’aide aux personnes assistées sociales de Châteauguay (RIAPAS)
Group that provides assistance, information, referrals and guidance to people living on social assistance or who are impoverished or unemployed.
450 691-6682Maison d'aide et d'hébergement La Re-Source de ChâteauguayRegroupement des usagers du transport adapté de Châteauguay (RUTAC)
Organization which brings together and represents adapted transport users to support their demands, defend their interests and promote adapted transport and accessibility for all.
450 201-1739Rencontre châteauguoise
Place for low-income families and individuals to meet, share and obtain the tools needed to gradually improve their living conditions and self-sufficiency.
450 699-6819Monteregie West Community NetworkCanadian Cancer Society
National organization whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
450 692-5110Société Saint-Vincent-de-Paul de Châteauguay
Catholic lay organization dedicated to helping those most in need and victims of accidents mainly through a store which sells low-cost clothing, furniture and other miscellaneous items.
450 691-1007 (store)