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Westlake Bourget College

A private english school

An innovative and unprecedented offer of services, programs and pathways students at Westlake Bourget College can indeed enjoy a plethora of options to fill their academic curriculum, while practising a high-level sport.

Westlake Bourget College develops values throughout the academic journey, as well as through a structured athletic environment, where our Student-Athletes are surrounded by professionals who have a great empathy for their respective pathways. We will build an alumnus that, in addition to having a strong education, has grown integrating a cultural citizenship formed of essential values.

  • The School

    • The College was for many years one of the largest school residences in Quebec. From that, a rich and overflowing extracurricular life emerged, which contributes to the strong sense of pride within us. Once our students graduate, they keep talking for a long time about the College “family”.

      Westlake Bourget College expects to become a Canadian Prep School of choice to future Student-Athletes who excel at the sport of Hockey. We expect to accomplish this through instilling effective balance to three key pillars: education, passion, and everyday life.


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    • Values : Perseverance - Loyalty - Enduring work ethic

      • Part of the mission of the college is to implement core values such as perseverance, loyalty, and enduring work ethic, in order of embracing the struggles that come with balancing these pillars, all-the-while surpassing one’s self.

    • Academic Ressources

      • To assist our team of professors, Westlake Bourget College can count on dynamic and diversified educators:

        • Academic life coordinators;
        • Special education teachers;
        • Psycho-educators;
        • SAT preparation;
        • University preparation;
        • Why choose Bourget College? MEES statistics.

        They work on a daily basis on guiding our students to success. Within the class schedule, specific slots are dedicated to enhancement and recuperation to ensure the best results possible.

  • Admissions

    • International admission is conducted continually throughout the year. You can also visit the College at any moment with an appointment. The future student will enjoy a meal at the cafeteria, sit in a classroom and skate with members of the team.

    • Tuition & Fees

      • Basic Fees

        • Registration fees

          (Non-refundable)
          $ 1,500 CDN
        • Day student

          (Note a)
          $ 27,350 CDN
        • Canadian boarding student

          $ 49,875 CDN
        • International boarding student

          $ 52,365 CDN
        • Upon registration

          $ 1,500 CDN
        • First installment

          Before the first day of school
          • Day student

            $ 13,765 CDN
          • Canadian boarding student

            $ 24,932 CDN
          • International boarding student

            $ 26,182 CDN
        • Second installment

          January 31st, 2020
          The remaining balance
      • N.B.: Foreign students must have health insurance. It must be bought before they leave the country. You can visit an international insurance company such as Ingle International or use your own, if you have one. We can also purchase an insurance for you, for around $500. You must provide proof of insurance when you get to school. An American visa is advised for shorts trips with school or host family.

    • Admission staff

        • Philippe Bertrand

          Headmaster

          450 451-0815
          info@collegebourget.qc.ca

        • Louise Leduc

          Director, admission for international students


        • Matthew Lombardi

          Hockey coordonator


        • Carl Michaelson

          Hockey director


        • Edith Poirier

          Grade 1 and admission director


    • Financial Assistance & Scholarships

      • Information coming soon

  • HOCKEY at WBC

    • 10 year NHL veteran Matthew Lombardi is one of the Westlake Bourget College founders. He along with his professional staff are present daily to ensure optimal development and attention is given to each student-athlete.

      Fifteen years ago Matthew was just starting his NHL career with the Calgary Flames. He was also starting his summer hockey schools, Westlake Hockey Development. His long term vision was to evolve this 1-week summer hockey school model into a year long program and to integrate it with a great academic curriculum. This model, to surround a select group of driven hockey players with some of the sports great developers, proved successful and thus leading into today’s Private Preparatory School, Westlake Bourget College (WBC). Set in the country-side of Montreal, Canada, WBC will combine the full spectrum of hockey development with a top-notch notorious institution, to prepare its Student Athletes for the balance and rigours that come beyond High School.

    • WBC program development expectations

      • The WBC program development deliverables are :

        • Skills Coach
        • Stride Coach
        • Goaltending Coach
        • Mental Skills Coach
        • Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
        • Head Athletic Trainer
        • Head & Assistant Coaches
        • Guest Coaches
        • Junior & NCAA Advising
        • Academic Liaison
        • Take-Home Hockey Specific Curriculum
        • NCAA exposure: guaranteed scouts present throughout season
        • QMJHL exposure
        • Family Advising
        • Direct relationships in NCAA D1 & D3, QMJHL, USHL, all Canadian & USA Junior Leagues
    • 2019-2020 Staff and Scouting team

        • Matthew Lombardi

          Program Director

          Matthew left home at the age of fifteen years old to pursue his hockey career in Gatineau where he played Midget AAA hockey. He then spent the next four years in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey league playing for the Victoriaville Tigers.

          In 2003, Matthew moved on to reach his goal of playing in the NHL for the Calgary Flames, where he was an important part of the 2004 Stanley Cup run. Matthew went on to play in the NHL for 9 seasons before heading overseas to play in Europe. During that time he had the opportunity to represent Canada twice at the World Championships, winning a Gold and Silver medal. He also captained the Canadian team to a gold medal at the Spengler Cup, after having won 2 previous Spengler Cup’s with his Switzerland Club Genève-Servette of the NLA. Matthew officially retired from the game in the fall of 2016.

          Matt has always considered himself a “student of the game”, always trying to learn and find ways to improve. This passion lead him to co-found Westlake Hockey Development and become a shareholder in his former Junior hockey team, the Victoriaville Tigers. He uses these avenues to help young aspiring hockey players to achieve their goals by teaching and sharing what he has learned throughout his long and successful career.

        • Carl Michaelson

          Program Director

          After graduating University in 2004, Carl played professionally in France, the USA, and Belgium. Carl then began coaching at his Alma Mater Hobart College. These years were spent scouting, recruiting, and serving as assistant coach. In 2012 he left Hobart to assume the Head Coaching duties at SUNY Canton. Carl then took his experience to France where he guided two different professional teams. Along the way, Carl has maintained scouting responsibilities with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles of the QMJHL, as well as the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the USHL. The professional outlook he maintains is the culmination of experience in these various roles as player, coach and scout.

          In 2004, Carl co-founded Westlake Hockey Development Inc., which is focused on teaching methods that relate to developing life and hockey skills with young players. This program has had success in helping aspiring young hockey players to achieve their objectives beyond minor hockey. During the 2015-2016 season, Carl guided the Cree Nation Midget Bears hockey program to one of their most successful seasons in the past 11 years. In 2016-2017 Carl spent the season at world renowned Athol Murray College of Notre Dame in Wilcox, SK. Carl was the male hockey coordinator and assumed coaching duties for one of their Midget AAA team’s. These last two seasons have been spent coaching at Collège Bourget, and building the WBC program.

    • 2019-2020 Rosters

      • Coming soon

    • The Schedule

      • Coming soon...

    • Spring & Summer programming

      • Coming soon...

    • Volts

      • Coming soon...

  • Facilities & services

    • All of our students on the elementary and secondary levels have access to the human and material resources to contribute to their well-being and development.

  • Student life

    • Westlake Bourget College fulfills its educational project by creating an enlightening milieu where dreams come true, along with self-development, knowledge and skills acquirement, in a respectful atmosphere.

      In our educational mission, we describe the college as an “environment designed for students’ growth”. We want to educate young people to succeed, but mostly to have a successful life. To achieve this, they have to explore their full potential, to develop strengths and skills that will help them overcome their weaknesses.

  • Life in the residences

    • The college is a strong supporter of active involvement and participation in the establishment of projects and activities of all kinds.

      For instance, the children will enjoy such experiences as:

      • Integration activities with international students;
      • Thematic nights like Halloween, Valentine’s Day, etc.;
      • A sugar shack evening with maple taffy on snow;
      • Karaoke nights;
      • Going out to the movies, or a Canadiens or Senators hockey game;
      • Corn roast;
      • Carnival week;
      • End of the year celebration at La Ronde, a water park or elsewhere;
      • Résid’or Gala.

      The residents can also practice a wide range of sports, such as basketball, football, baseball, tennis, skateboard, soccer, badminton, hockey, broomball, swimming, waterpolo, etc. in our top-of-the-line installations.