Dorval is the oldest city in the West Island, having been founded in 1667, and one of the oldest in Canada and North America.
Dorval is located on the south-west portion of the Island of Montreal, along the shores of Lake St.Louis. Its numerous parks, green spaces, and elaborate
recreational facilities, coupled with a community life that is second to none, provide residents with an enviable environment. As a people-oriented City, Dorval
meets the needs and expectations of its residents with a complete range of services and activities as well as an outstanding quality of life. Fun fact, Dorval is
the oldest city in the West Island, having been founded in 1667, and one of the oldest in Canada and North America. The Commission scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys operates Francophone public
schools. Schools include:
* Centre d'éducation des adultes Jeanne-Sauvé (adult school)
* École secondaire Dorval-Jean-XXIII (secondary school)
* École primaire Gentilly (primary school)
* The Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) operates Anglophone public schools. Dorval Elementary School Parks:
Pine Beach park
Valois bay Park
And so many other wonderful parks to enjoy views of airplanes.