Rediscover Our Parks - Parks and Outdoor Recreation Master Plan
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Rediscover Our Parks - Parks and Outdoor Recreation Master Plan

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Rediscover Our Parks is the City’s Parks and Outdoor Recreation Master Plan.

It is a higher level document identifying the needs and recommendations for consideration in both Parks Capital and Parks Operational Budgets for the next 20 years at the detailed individual park level.


“To provide a robust parks and recreation experience for all to enjoy.”


“To sustainably develop and maintain parkland and recreational activities with our natural and cultural resources; fostering economic growth within the city, while cultivating a quality of life for diverse, healthy, active and livable neighbourhoods.”

The Master Plan has been named Rediscover Our Parks as the focus is to promote the existing parks system for people to rediscover.

The recommendations found within the document have been compiled from the previous consultations and survey results, as well as a document review of what other municipalities are doing to ensure that the City of Windsor is providing up-to-date recreational experiences for the community.

In total the master plan makes 115 Recommendations (including a 41 additional studies and 21 policies or policy amendments to be completed over a twenty-year period from 2016 to 2035. While some of these recommendations may be acted upon immediately, some will require additional information, funding and support from other levels of government or agencies.

Many of the recommendations are broad stroke and call for further public consultation at the site specific (park) or park level to be completed.

The Plan: Rediscover Our Parks

This is a large document, and the individual chapters have been saved as separate PDF files for convenient downloading. The layout has been designed to fit best on landscape 11x17 (tabloid) size paper for printing.

For further information please contact:

Parks and Recreation
2450 McDougall St.
Windsor, Ontario, Canada N8X 3N6

Phone: For general information, call 311.
For detailed inquiries, call (519) 253-2300.