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Recreation and Culture Department  


 Provides on-site leadership and overall direction to sports programming, cultural programming, and leisure activities in arenas and outdoor ice rinks, aquatic facilities and community centres
Provides professional facilitation of community events, seasonal sports and recreational services for the entire community, including seniors and special populations
Provides leadership and facilitation for arts and culture and heritage
Community Programming and Community Rentals

Offers 8,000 recreational and educational programs annually, attracting more than 37,500 participants (preschoolers, youth, teens, adults and seniors)
Provides recreation facilities, which are available for private and community rentals.
Culture and Heritage

Manages Windsor's Community Museum and develops long-term cultural development strategies
Manages Willistead Manor and Mackenzie Hall
Special Events

Provides specialized services in special events organization, including the rental of various facilities such as the Riverfront Festival Plaza and Charles Clark Square.
Leisure and Outreach Services

Schedules and supervises 150 sport fields
Works with individuals, non-profit organizations and professional event organizers to facilitate more than 300 community events, from walkathons to major festivals
Works with seniors and special populations
For more information see the Recreation and Culture homepage.