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Parks and Recreation provides residents and visitors with approximately 2,500 acres of green space within the City of Windsor's 209 parks featuring magnificent gardens, sculptures, numerous monuments and fountains, sport fields, play units, and picnic areas. For location information of all parks within Windsor, please visit MappMyCity.

Parks & Recreation's Annual Plant Sale

On Saturday, May 7, 2016, local gardeners and green thumbs are invited to the annual Parks and Recreation Plant Sale at Lanspeary Park Greenhouse located at

1149 Giles Boulevard at Langlois Avenue.

From 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. volunteers from Parks and Recreation will sell perennials to raise funds for the Paul Martin Garden in Willistead Park. Over 100 different perennials, plus herbs and grasses, trees and shrubs will be available for purchase.  Come out rain or shine!

For more information, please call 311. 

Black Oak Heritage Park and Broadway Park, including the dog park, are closed temporarily as of December 1, 2015, due to construction in the area.

Read the News Release for more information. Work on a new bridge plaza will affect Broadway Street, which is the only access road for the parks. During the closure, the nearest dog parks would be Optimist Park and Remington Park.

Please visit for information on other nearby natural areas to explore including Ojibway Park and Tallgrass Prairie Heritage Park.

Atkinson Park Pool/Splash Pad Open House

Information regarding the Atkinson Park Pool/Splash Pad Open House held December 15, 2015 at Adie Knox Herman Recreation Complex and an opportunity to provide comment are available as follows:

Parks & Play - Community Information Sessions

Our parks. Our playgrounds. Our city.

The Parks Department in the City of Windsor is designing and constructing new spaces for our children to exercise, play, and imagine. While continually working to redesign, upgrade and renew our parks as places for people to relax and refresh, Parks has implemented a number of new accessible playgrounds across the city since 2012. Find one near you using MappMyCity

  • Aylmer Riverfront Park (Pirate Theme)
  • Captain Wilson Park (Firefighter Theme)
  • Ford Test Track Playground [wood chip surface] (Automotive Theme)
  • Kiwanis Park (Nautical Theme)
  • Little River Acres Park (Castle Theme)
  • MicMac Park Playground (Dinosaur Theme)
  • Remington–Booster Park Playground (Spaceship Theme)
  • South Cameron Woodlot (Woodland Theme)
  • Wigle Park (Sports Theme)
  • Atkinson Park (not themed)
  • Caron Avenue Pumping Station (not themed) donated by NFL for Superbowl XL
  • Lanspeary Park (not themed)
  • Meadowbrook Park (not themed)
  • Superior Park (not themed)


New for 2016

Parks will be installing new accessible play spaces in the following locations during the 2016 construction season:
  • Avon Court Park
  • Bridgeview Park
  • Esdras Park
  • Lakeshore Woods Park
  • Stodgell Park
  • Walker Homesite
  • Mitchell Park - Natural play space
Use MappMyCity to help locate the parks.

For more information, please contact:

Parks and Recreation
2450 McDougall Street
Windsor, Ontario
N8X 3N6

Telephone: For general information, call 311.

For detailed inquiries, call (519) 253-2300.
Fax: (519) 255-7990


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