The municipality of Bromont, located around 80 kilometres from Montreal, was founded in 1964 on the strength of its tourism and technology sectors. It has more than 4,800 inhabitants.
Bromont is a year-round tourist destination, featuring ski hills, bike trails, a water park, four golf courses, and equestrian centres. Bromont was the site of the riding competitions for the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games. The town has been holding international qualifiers for the World Cup since 1977.
The Yamaska River, which winds its way through the town of Bromont, is the site of numerous nautical activities, such as canoeing and kayaking. Bromont is a must-see destination for chocolate lovers when it hosts the Fête du chocolat each May, drawing more than 30,000 visitors every year.
The town of Bromont is also a hub of myriad cultural activities such as concerts, festivals and exhibitions delighting residents and tourists all year long.