City Recreation and Culture Programming Continues to Grow as Provincial Re-opening Expands

The City of Windsor’s recreation and culture openings and opportunities continue to grow in line with the latest announced pandemic planning from the Province of Ontario.

Provincial details can be found on the Province’s COVID Measures Page.

Here are some of the specific local re-openings to note:

Arenas and Outdoor Rinks

All nine ice pads at four arenas in the city continue operations, including the opportunity for indoor skating at the WFCU Centre and Capri Pizzeria Recreation Complex. These opportunities include Public Skating, Adult/Seniors, Parents & Tots, Little Stars, Novice Stars, Youth Hockey Skills and Figure Skating. Visit www.ActiveWindsor.ca to review skating times and dates.

Please note that outdoor skating at Charles Clark Square is now closed for the season, skating at Lanspeary will continue as long as weather permits

Registration for all public skating sessions will cease once the restrictions are lifted and will return to drop-in programming. In the interim, participants are encouraged to reserve your spot today by visiting www.ActiveWindsor.ca or by calling Central Booking at (519) 255-1161.

Aquatics and Recreation Centre Programming

The Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre Presented by WFCU Credit Union and WFCU Centre community pools continues to offer reserved fitness lanes, open adult and aqua fitness classes. Drop-in opportunities are anticipated to begin the week of March 21, 2022.

After a two-year pause due to the pandemic, staff are excited to share that Learn-to-Swim classes will also resume the week of March 21, 2022 including Parent and Tot, Preschool and Youth programming.

Registration for winter/spring programming is now available, and Recreation will be expanding spring programming based on staffing and demand.

A full list of offerings for aquatics and community centres can be viewed at www.ActiveWindsor.ca or by calling Central Booking at (519) 255-1161.

Museum Windsor and Outdoor/Virtual Culture Opportunities

The Chimczuk Museum and François Baby House have re-opened and continue to welcome visitors Tuesday through Sunday. Proof of vaccination is not required, but screening, masking and physical distancing continue to be required.

Windsor Sculpture Park

Located along Windsor’s stunning waterfront, the sculpture park features large-scale works by world-renowned artists in an outdoor museum without walls. Bundle up and take a self-guided tour in person, or participate through www.MappMyCity.ca online. Open year round!

Virtual Explorations

Many of Windsor’s arts, culture and heritage assets can be explored in person or from home. Visit www.CityWindsor.ca for Community Stories, a Willistead Manor virtual tour, and over a dozen apps to help you explore.

Windsor Public Library

Our award winning library has a wealth of online entertainment options: stream movies; download eBooks, videos and music; access your favourite TV shows; and check out the top video games. We have something for everyone! All you need is a library card – portable technology which costs nothing and never goes out of date.

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